March Madness and bracketology: The media’s cottage industry; Lunardi, Katz, Schwab, Palm +

  March Madness has always been beyond exciting, easily rivaling late December as the most […]


Tony Kornheiser’s Wish for the NBA: “A Living, Breathing Commissioner”

  Tony Kornheiser, a columnist for the Washington Post, was a finalist for a Pulitzer, […]


Ex coach and commentator Digger Phelps, 77, sharp as a tack, talks Notre Dame, Fordham and ESPN

It’s almost a half-century but in 1970, Digger Phelps took over a Fordham University basketball […]


Newhouse student: TV sports history suggests more ‘Players-Only’ game coverage + Wilt’s 100 point game

  The world of sports broadcasting continues to evolve. Of course, the grainy black and […]


Experiencing Raycom’s TV production of a Syracuse basketball game: It’s controlled chaos in the truck!

Regardless of the role crew members play in the truck, producing a sports telecast is […]


Part #2: Unending hoops on TV: Reviewing the network announcers, the good, the bad and the annoying

Basketball and more of it. Fans could have gorged themselves this past weekend like the […]


A weekend of college basketball on national TV: The announcers, part #1

It’s late February, a weekend of lots of hoops. We’re now less than three weeks away […]


Frick Hall of Famer Jaime Jarrin begins his 61st season next month as Dodgers’ Hispanic Voice

The easiest sports broadcasting question is, “Who has had the longest tenure with one team?” […]


Duke-North Carolina: Like a Good Neighbor, Tim Brando is there – possibly the last time for TV

  When you turn on a college game these days and you hear the unmistakable […]


A revolving door in Boston: Worst fears realized! Red Sox radio will use a scorecard full of announcers

  WEEI flauntingly released its panoply of new Red Sox announcers for the 2019 season. […]


The debate of the NFL, NBC and Costas: The power of pragmatism over conviction

Bob Costas is among the most gifted sports broadcasters to grace television this generation. He’s […]


A creative partnership: ESPN1000 introduces the First Midwest Bank Studio in the heart of Chicago

  During a punishing sub-zero Midwest winter, the word beachfront conjures a comforting and idyllic […]