Decades and generations of listening and watching sports, columnist assesses and grades voices

My Favorite Voices   Over the years, I’ve heard many excellent play-by-play broadcasters and analysts […]


Advice to voices: Keep things simple; MLB language keeps changing; We lost the best play-by-player in Scully

After the passing of our cherished dean, Vin Scully, I thought first, of his […]


Vin Scully’s most colorful call; Mays’ swing against Drysdale hit the foul pole or did it? A melee erupted

Personally, this call is as good as they come – It proved that Vin can […]


Columnist asks a simple question: What’s missing from MLB telecasts? Enough “launch angles!”

Baseball broadcasting has changed over the years, and in my opinion not for the […]


Ken Levine: Active Hollywood script writer and ex-MLB voice, critical of Fox’ ASG voices and more

Thank you MLB and Fox for utterly destroying the Major League Baseball All-Star game. […]


Bud Collins was considered the best known TV tennis commentator ever; Dick Enberg and he were a great team

Colorful, creative and charismatic, Bud Collins was one of the most important media figures […]


MLB lacks its once dominance of over-the-air network TV; In his day, Dizzy Dean was appointment viewing

Baseball’s 2022 regular season reaches mid-season with little exposure so far on daytime weekend network […]


Halby’s Morsels: Major changes at Florida coming; Two veteran voices leaving, both UF and FSU

A rough stretch for Florida: Last week, the biggest broadcast sports personality in town […]


Fordham is spawning more sports voices, but it’s no threat yet to Syracuse’s Newhouse: A closer look

Visible voices seeded by Fordham University During the last 25-30 years, Fordham University in the […]


Hank Goldberg, a Damon Runyon original, passes at 82; an ESPN oddsmaker and Miami radio talkie

 HANK GOLDBERG, ICON IN MIAMI, ON-AIR FOR ALMOST 50 YEARS Hank Goldberg, a Damon Runyon […]


NBC plans a baseball broadcast with no announcers; How sad! Anecdotes, rhythm and liveliness lost

When I first heard that baseball, under the title of MLB on NBC would air […]


Longer games put stress on team voices; Not many do all 162 anymore; It’s exhausting

Baseball is a summer’s game. Fans watch and listen leisurely. It’s not like Harwell, […]