NBC releases British Open schedule; Paul Azinger opens up about Spieth, Day, Tiger and NBC vs. Fox

BRITISH OPEN PREVIEW AND SCHEDULE     The full schedule and NBC’s production enhancements are […]


The Curt Smith Series: During Prohibition, Herbert Hoover heard angry fans taunt, “We want beer”

OUR PRESIDENTS, OURSELVES   “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator […]


1964: Baseball’s best broadcasting year, top to bottom; 25 eventual HOF Ford Frick winners were on the air

For baseball broadcasting,  you might say that it was a glorious year, one not surpassed […]


On radio’s 98th birthday, John Sterling, 81 this Thursday, says his Yankee radio streak is over

  Happy Birthday! Radio was unofficially born 98 years ago today, July 2, 1921! Employing […]


Ex-CBS Radio CEO Joel Hollander recalls the birth and growth of the USA’s first all-sports station, WFAN

THIS MONDAY, WFAN CELEBRATES ITS 32ND ANNIVERSARY; BORN JULY 1, 1987   By the 1980s, […]


The Curt Smith Series, The Presidents and the Pastime: Wilson’s lifetime love for baseball

OUR PRESIDENTS, OURSELVES “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. […]


2018-19 NBA recap: Announcers, annoyances, observations, refs, takes, the anthem and PA voices

  Time to bellow some end-season, top of mind thoughts: 2018-19 – Three of the […]


Fox gets a B+ for U. S. Open coverage; Joel Klatt, the football analyst, excels, earning an A

The 119th U. S. Open is in the books and the grades are in for […]


Did Fox’ soundbite invade Spieth’s privacy? Viewers heard golfer sarcastically chastise his caddie

  When you broadcast golf just once or twice a year, as Fox does, you […]



Ray Scott: Born 100 years ago, Voiced 4 Super Bowls; Minimalist helped shape TV announcers’ roles

Ray Scott’s name was as prominent with NFL fans in the 60s and early 70s […]


Watch Marty Glickman, Original Voice of the NBA, call the 1964 Final on TV, Russell vs. Chamberlain

By 1940, baseball’s Red Barber, football’s Ted Husing and boxing’s Sam Taub put their pioneering […]