Halby’s Morsels: Use of language and terms on-air, then and now; St. John’s basketball’s golden days

Language on-air Marty Glickman and I were heading up to Hartford from Manhattan […]


Sportswriter, pioneer and network veteran Lesley Visser talks about diving into the podcast pool

In 2019, at the Super Bowl in Atlanta, I ran into Scott Greenstein, President […]


NFL media members pounce on Aaron Rodgers for lacking transparency about being vaccinated

Ever since his misleading comments about being immunized against Covid-19, Aaron Rodgers has arguably […]


Remembering the late A’s voice Ray Fosse; Reports say John Sterling, 83, will be asked back for 2022

Ray Fosse, a baseball fixture for over fifty years, passed away last week, […]


Politicians talk but there’s no strong drive to exit the Beijing Games or for NBC to limit its coverage

Another Olympics controversy; Many political leaders are critical of NBCUniversal for televising the Beijing […]


Going viral: Seattle announcer Dave Sims spewed “Hey Now, Hey Now” as Mariners pushed toward post season

Dave Sims’ dramatic “Hey Now! Hey Now! Hey Now!” call of the Seattle Mariners’ […]


Two play-by-players are linked by a deadly ’89 plane crash; one survived, other lost his parents

Play-by-play voices connected by happenstance It’s been 32 years since the deadly crash of […]


2022 Beijing Games: Will NBC speak the truth about China or camouflage the country’s warts?

More at stake than gold medals for NBCUniversal at the Beijing Olympics: Truth in […]


Halby’s Morsels: It’s difficult for women to compete against men for play-by-play gigs; Microphone news

NBA TV In a questionable decision, one that was praiseworthy during the limited shelf […]


Remorseful Thom Brennaman deserves to work again now; He’s already suffered 14 months of hell

Thom Brennaman uttered an unforgivable word fourteen months ago and he’s suffering the steepest […]


ESPN is washing its hands of radio station management; It will be left with only a network, if that

Bristol’s follies. Where do we begin? ESPN2, ESPN Classic, ESPN U or ESPN News? […]


Curt Smith scores another gem: “Memories from the Microphone: A century of baseball broadcasting”

You wouldn’t know it, if you counted on the radio industry to spread the […]