Celebrating the NFL’s 100th season: A baker’s dozen of the all-time best ‘team play-by-play announcers’

Radio was launched experimentally in 1921. The technology was a derivative of ship to shore radio […]


Aging voices either leave gracefully, tiptoe elsewhere or blemish their images by overstaying their welcome

We’re planning a detailed report within the next two weeks that will include the names […]


Dick Vitale called his first ESPN college basketball game 40 years ago Thursday, DePaul vs. Wisconsin

ESPN’s Dick Vitale stepped onto the national stage forty years ago.Through the years, […]


College Football Committee at it again; Ohio State moved up for a potential increase in TV ratings

The College Football Playoff Committee is at it again. This week it moved Ohio […]


Vin Scully: On eve of his 92nd birthday, the greatest is still the greatest; Talks PC, TV analysts

Vin Scully, the best play-by-play voice of broadcasting’s first century seems immune to aging. […]


Nessler’s a standout but lacks Uncle Verne’s belly laugh; He and Danielson get an A for LSU-Alabama

The game spoke for itself as did the high ratings. CBS did a 9.7 […]


It hasn’t been a good start to the year for the NBA; First China, then Kawhi Leonard’s absence irks ESPN

This has not been a good year for the NBA, and it’s only just begun. […]


Will Pro Football and Basketball Halls reveal how ballots for their media awards are selected and who votes?

It’s Veterans Day, 2019! On Veterans Day we honor those who served including many […]


College football on TV: The games I watched, the voices I heard; The very good, the good and the so-so

This weekend was a good opportunity to sink my teeth into college football telecasts. Here’s […]


ESPN’s misguided list of college football’s best ever media voices; Top network announcers listed here

A couple weeks ago, I put the television on to watch post-season baseball on Fox. […]


ESPN 150, honoring the all-time giants of college football, largely ignores the impact of Beano Cook

When sports honcho Roone Arledge began broadcasting college football at ABC in 1966, one […]


ESPN’s Anish Shroff and Ahmad Brooks have star-qualities; They call football collaboratively

The names Anish Shroff and Ahmad Brooks may not be that familiar to most […]