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 […]



Ray Scott: Born 100 years ago, Voiced 4 Super Bowls; Minimalist helped shape TV announcers’ roles

Ray Scott’s name was as prominent with NFL fans in the 60s and early 70s […]


Watch Marty Glickman, Original Voice of the NBA, call the 1964 Final on TV, Russell vs. Chamberlain

By 1940, baseball’s Red Barber, football’s Ted Husing and boxing’s Sam Taub put their pioneering […]


Ken Harrelson, a 42 year baseball voice who retired last season, was colorful in the booth and on the field

Spend an hour on the phone with Ken Harrelson and you’ll know why his nine […]


A sports loving nation: How did the presidents partake? The post Civil War period until Theodore Roosevelt

“American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, “have […]


Curt Smith series: Even in the early years of our great country, U.S. presidents played sports

OUR PRESIDENTS, OURSELVES   “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator […]