After anticipation of the NBA’s return, TV ratings fall; Political messaging is one of 10 reasons why

Television ratings for the NBA playoffs are down. SI’s headline number last week was […]


The PGA: Sunday’s final round was the single greatest day of golf on TV since CBS’ first Masters in ’56

Sunday’s final round of the PGA Championship broadcast by CBS, was the single greatest […]


NBA voices who covered Jordan share their pointed views of the player, person and The Last Dance

ESPN’s The Last Dance, the docuseries that chronicles Michael Jordan’s journey to stardom and the […]


ESPN bungles Shula story on SVP’s SportsCenter; This morning, Mike Greenberg came through solidly

Don Shula’s famous jaw would jut out perfectly on the NFL’s Mount Rushmore. He’d […]


Ex-ESPNer Roy Firestone reflects on Don Shula; Renowned interviewer knew winningest NFL coach 50 years

Former ESPNer Roy Firestone, one of the most accomplished sports interviewers of all-time, knew Coach […]


The 11 biggest telecasts in NFL history, those that demonstrated the enormous power of the league

From a fidgety black and white set in its early years to brilliant color […]


ESPN is absolutely right to ban political talk; The network is a sanctuary, an escape from friction

ESPN is holding firm. Management doesn’t want its on-air staffers to share their political […]


Fox and MLB’s ASG focused nimbly on individual players; Joe Buck excels doing a juggling act

Way back, the Mid-Summer Classic might have meant Willie Mays against Mickey Mantle or Roberto […]


ESPN’s ‘Survive and Advance’ on Valvano and ‘I hate Christian Laettner’ leave indelible marks

With the NCAA tournament over, college basketball fans now have to wait another seven […]


From Bayless and Sharpe to Stephen A. Smith, 5 sports debate shows stimulate healthy discussions

Sports debate shows on ESPN, Fox and other networks have become television staples. Contestable topics […]


Jim Paige, who inspired New York sportscaster, dies after courageous battle with ALS

After my reunion with Jim Paige last May, I said I hoped to visit […]


Progressive move by NHL and NBA: Interacting with fans in real-time on close and controversial calls

The National Basketball Association will introduce a Twitter account manned by … well… official […]