NYC taxis; noise, filth, cold drafts and a wobbly seat. No sports radio!

So I left my home base in Fort Lauderdale yesterday, headed for New York. My […]


Columnist: Bob Costas, the prodigy years at CBS, doing NFL games at 25

  When CBS’ NFL announcers met for their pre-season meetings in August of 1977, and […]


Smith: President Theodore Roosevelt loathed baseball; TR liked games “that sired blood, gore, and violence”

  You Tube shows no American president having thrown out a football to open a […]


Peter King, Bob Ley, Tony Kornheiser and Mike Emrick elected to national broadcasters’ Hall of Fame

The National Sports Media Association announced its national and statewide awards yesterday. The organization will […]


Opinion: Fox’ NFL team of Kevin Burkhardt and Charles Davis was the best of the 4 weekend telecasts

  It turned out that Fox had the best NFL playoff game of the weekend […]


Fifty years later, Super Bowl III, most super of ’em all. Namath’s guarantee. An amazing Curt Gowdy on NBC

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been 50 years. Just getting old, I guess. It was […]


In the booth, ESPN’s Fowler lacks that special something; Herbstreit is good but overly careful

  When it comes to memorable college football network announcers in my lifetime, there are […]


Sponsors, advertisers and sports announcers, it’s where the dollars meet! Just ask Barbasol and others

In 2004, Tom Murray sat in his conference room at Perio headquarters in Dublin, Ohio. […]


Chuck Kaiton, an NHL radio Picasso, surveys the season and the teams that will contend for the Stanley Cup

Before the holiday, I had a chance to catch up with Chuck Kaiton, a brilliant […]


As WEEI tinkers with Red Sox format, team says the game is first; It won’t be a talk show

Boston Red Sox’ CEO Sam Kennedy has sports radio in his blood. After graduating Trinity […]


Dodgers hire Neverett for radio and some TV; Remembering Lee Leonard, a first ever host on ESPN, dead at 89

It’s good to see that Tim Neverett, the Red Sox radio broadcaster for the past […]


Turner maestro Ernie Johnson- Yes, it’s Chuck, Shaq and Kenny; Above all, it’s about health and family

After more than three decades of either talking on-air or writing about sports, I’m one […]