Dan Kelly or Doc Emrick? Network TV’s first popular NHL voice did his first Cup 50 years ago in 1969

In the summer of 1969, America put a man on the moon and in the […]


Renowned Lindsey Nelson, born 100 years ago; Network football voice and a NY Mets original for 17 seasons

Lindsey Nelson would have turned 100 tomorrow, May 25th. Beginning in the 1950s, Nelson graced […]


NBA playoffs on TNT: Audio volume is too low; Chris Webber on Marv Albert; Reggie Miller on Kevin Harlan

TNT: Please turn down the audio of the crowd mic TNT does a wonderful job […]


NBC’s Pierre McGuire is the man in middle of it all; At NHL games, ‘Inside the Glass’ means heads-up!

  Pierre McGuire, NBC’s Inside the Glass reporter for 14 seasons, might consider a Lloyd’s of […]


CBS gets a B+; Network tackled a ho-hum PGA but strayed when uncertainty built on the final hole

  For CBS and viewers at home, the first three days of the PGA and […]


Eighty years ago today, NBC experimented with the first ever telecast of a sporting event

Yesterday, NBC circulated a press release that triggered my stream of historical consciousness. Today, the […]


Eric Nadel, Texas voice for 41 seasons, says game lacks rhythm and MLB badly needs a pitch clock

  This week, I had an opportunity to talk with the colorful Ken Harrelson, who […]


CBS airs PGA Championship; Lance Barrow is ‘Mr. TV Golf’; Nantz and Faldo host; TNT has early rounds

The name of CBS’s Lance Barrow is not often mentioned on television. It’s the folks […]


Grading the studio shows that thread through the networks’ game coverage of college football, the NFL and NBA

  (Editor’s Note: Delighted to have Syracuse University, Newhouse School intern Dallas Jackson share his […]


ABC, NBC and TNT run NBA and NHL playoffs today including 2 game 7s

  The last spots for the NBA conference finals will be determined today when two […]


ESPN’s popular Boog Sciambi: “To sound like a baseball voice of 50 years ago doesn’t work today”

When ESPN’s Jon Sicambi embarked upon his career in the early 90s, local sports-talk radio […]


For voices and fans: An unequaled month of record setting and emotionally driven sports

It’s been an amazing stretch, one that might take forever to equal. In what now […]