ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt helped millions make sense of the daily void and nuttiness of sports in 2020

There was no escape in 2020. It will forever be remembered for the unrelenting grip […]


Frank talk about Mike Tirico, College basketball’s Covid risks, Fake cheers of D-E-F-E-N-S-E in arenas

Mike Tirico’s attributes almost sound like an Eagle Scout. He is kind, he is […]


Vin Scully turned 93 yesterday; Icon inspires anyone who reads his tweets or spends time with him

A special birthday yesterday, November 29th. Vin Scully, the greatest sportscaster of our generation turned […]


Bad optics in tough times: Reports that Buck and Tirico earn over $10M and Nantz wants 7 figures

The optics are not good. The unemployment lines are long, small businesses are forced […]


Why are top-line network sports voices being nominated to NSMA’s HOF for just the first time?

The National Sports Media Association—the group that annually hands out the National Sportswriter and Sportscaster […]


Remembering Emmy award winning Arthur “Duke” Struck who directed the NFL Today and other programs

Arthur “Duke” Struck, who directed such varied programs as The NFL Today, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and The MacNeil/Leher […]


NBC erred using blimp shot at the Preakness; USA Today’s Brennan fairly criticizes Big Ten reopening

NBC’s Blimp Shot during the Preakness NBC warmed up for next month’s two-day Breeders’ Cup […]


Is NBC’s Mike Tirico up to the task? Can the gifted generalist replace two giants, Al Michaels and Bob Costas?

There’s been almost nothing to suggest that Al Michaels has lost the spring to his […]


Appreciating America on our 244th birthday: Ten voices with foreign roots; A list of why we love the U.S.

So here we are. It’s July 4th. No baseball. No NBA champ yet. No Stanley […]


“The Match-Champions for Charity”; Turner comes through! Tiger/Peyton beat Phil/Brady; Covid-19 the winner

TNT and its companion networks, including TBS and TRUE, showed The Match featuring the […]


Florida Derby: With nothing to cover, the sports media ignores a great historical race

Last Saturday, one of the great races in the history of our country was […]


Al Michaels’ NBC contract ends in 2022; But the voice of NFL primetime isn’t ready to retire

Al Michaels has been dubbed America’s sports announcer. He’s covered several Olympics, eight World […]