Lesley Visser remembers trips with John Madden on the Cruiser; It drew crowds the size of a small concert

Many people reading this have had an experience on the Madden Cruiser. Dave Anderson […]


“I met John Madden on a plane (of all places) on the way to Hawaii for ‘The Superstars,'” NFL TV changed forever

John Madden had a tremendous influence on pro football as a broadcaster, influencing the […]


Vin Scully! Catching up with the best sports voice ever; An inspiration for all; He still sounds terrific at 94

Early Thursday evening, the phone rang at my desk and the screen read Vin […]


Top 100 NETWORK voices in a century of broadcasting; From TV to radio and through the U.S.

Yes, the centennial began this past July 2nd. Radio had hit the ethers 100 […]


NFL: 2021’s top dozen team voices; What makes each play-by-player different or special?

The best of the lot. Growing up in New York as I did, it […]


NBCUniversal has three challenges to overcome when traveling to China to produce the Beijing Olympics

In about two months, propelled by television rights dollars and proud sponsor money, the […]


Monte Moore, 91, survived Charlie Finley and the unsteady voices the A’s owner hired and fired

Monte Moore survived. The rest didn’t. In one day, out the next. The mic men […]


Fox’ Tim Brando takes on the CFP Committee; criticizing the process by which schools are selected

As far as I could tell, Tim Brando is the only one way […]


Handling a challenging PR development: From ordeals to opportunities to controversies

A Novel PR Tutorial: Lessons From Sports On Television Even though they were not […]


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 […]