TV icon Dick Ebersol honored with Pro Football HOF’s Rozelle Award; Shaped ‘Football Night in America’

  Coaching trees: Think Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick. Careers blossomed. Records swelled. In the […]


NBC’s Curt Gowdy, Voice of 12 World Series, 7 Super Bowls and 9 Final Fours born 100 years ago

GOWDY’S LEGACY: A  BIG HEART, A  COMMAND OF THE MICROPHONE, A NATURAL WARMTH AND A […]


‘Saratoga Live’ might save a dying sport; Fox’ coverage of racing this summer is promising

  Labeled a “dying sport” for years, Thoroughbred Racing was literally doing just that with […]


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 […]