Fox coverage of U.S. Open Golf: Some Good, Some Bad; Only 2 of 10 broadcasters were women

Call me a fool, but I’m a sucker for any U.S. Open, be it tennis […]


Creative TV anchor, Len Berman: “A local sportscast is in many ways more valuable than an ESPN hour”

New York is so well known for its great play-by-play announcers. Mel Allen, Red Barber […]


Will NBA mic refs like the NFL? Don’t rule it out. TV viewers want details after replays and complex calls

  The NBA might be open to a suggestion to streamline its faint communication process […]


Peter Vecsey speaks out!; Iconic columnist and commentator covers a litany of eye-popping subjects

There may never be another Peter Vecsey, a one-sport, powerhouse columnist whose takes, breaking news […]


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 […]


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 […]