How did MLB, then dominant on TV, respond to the eruption of the NFL in the 1960s?

It seems like another planet now, but at one point in the early 1960s […]


Curt Smith, baseball broadcast historian: MLB hasn’t yet reclaimed September as Bud Selig vowed

What if you gave a party, the old joke goes, and nobody came? What if […]


All-time Top-10: NFL players turned TV studio hosts; ranked by field success, card value and analysis

Today, we shift our focus to the Top 10 all-time studio analyst football cards. Last […]


Opinion: The 3-man TV booth and split screen of 2 games don’t work

                            THEY JUST DON’T WORK ON TV   There are two things that don’t work […]


All-time, top-20 NFL broadcasters: Those who also played the game

In this third installment in our series, Sports Broadcast Journal continues our journey down memory lane. […]


Together, ESPN, MLB and X Games are teaming to support Shred Hate

Much has been said about bullying. Oftentimes, victims’ scars present lifetime challenges. Parents know it […]


Network TV’s best ever ‘3-sport’ announcers: Gowdy, Enberg, Jackson, Stockton and Michaels

With the intersection of the baseball, football and basketball seasons, the country’s most popular […]


Part II – Another weekend of college football; More announcers -15 additional telecasts critiqued

On Saturdays, a few announce crews are distinct. Others are a blur. College football on […]


A TV marathon, 30 hours of watching college football: 27 broadcasts critiqued; The good and not so good

Television was again overrun with college football this past weekend, especially since Friday night. […]


Al Michaels, NFL’s primetime voice for 33 seasons: “Howard Cosell deserves Hall of Fame recognition”

It’s Al Michaels season. Excuse me, it’s NFL season. What the heck’s the difference? They’re […]


All-time ranking: The top 25 baseball cards of ex-players who became popular broadcasters

In this second part of our two part series, Sports Broadcast Journal takes you […]


Missing: Howard Cosell has still not won Pro Football HOF’s Rozelle Award for broadcast excellence

On the list of the 30 winners to date of the Pete Rozelle Award, Howard […]