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 […]


Madison Square Garden can help fight coronavirus; Is the Kentucky Derby being postponed out of greed?

Here’s what Dolan should do with “The World’s Greatest Arena”  If the owner of […]


Reports and rumors: Disney wants Monday, Thursday AND Sunday Night Football + Michaels and P. Manning

Through its 40-year history, ESPN has run more games across its platforms than all […]


Pardon the Interruption: Why is Tony Kornheiser’s partner Michael Wilbon yelling so much? PTI began in 2001

Pardon the Interruption, but Michael Wilbon is wearing me out. Wilbon, 61, is one […]


The CBS Tony Romo extension: While trillions were lost in the stock market, the popular voice hits the jackpot

Reports and rumors: ESPN wants Monday, Thursday AND Sunday Night Football + Michaels and […]


Jack Ramsay: Remembering a gem, a Hall of Fame coach and popular ESPN and Miami Heat broadcaster

Coach Jack Ramsay, born February 21, 1925, was a popular broadcast analyst for ESPN […]


As a CBS analyst in 1978, Pete Rose checked his bets; His wagering sin isn’t the Astros’ treason!

I knew Pete Rose loved to bet way before he was suspended. In 1978, […]


Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee, the Howard Cosell of the sport; Tells it as he sees it, No holds barred

Confident. Poised. Impetuous. Decisive. Prepared. Straight forward. Outspoken. Complex. Opinionated. Brandel Chamblee of The […]