Curt Smith on Russ Hodges: Author of baseball’s most famous call ever; “The Giants WIN the pennant!”

In 2021, the Giants won the NL West by a game over the Dodgers. […]


Broadcasting’s centennial: The top 100 LOCAL TV and radio voices on the electronic media’s 100th birthday

We all know that we live in a divided country. But both sides of […]


Jack Graney wins 2022 Ford Frick Award; Canadian born player, turned voice, became popular in Cleveland

Recall Dizzy Dean’s “sludding into third,” catcher Joe Garagiola, doing play-by-play in the bullpen […]


As radio commemorates a century on-air, these are nuggets covering the early 100 year journey

Radio as an embryo: Graham McNamee (left) was radio’s first star when the medium […]


This Week in Sports, August 8-15, 2021; The big events and the broadcasters who covered them

This week’s listing of sports history starts with 1951. The look should trigger memories particularly […]


Bill White, hired 50 years ago by the Yanks, was the first ever Black play-by-player for a pro team

Fifty years ago this past February, Bill White was introduced to the media as […]


This week in sports history; The events and the voices who called them, July 25-31st

July 25th On this day in 1961, The New York Yankees’ Roger Maris hits home […]


This Week in Sports History: Events and the voices who covered them; July 17-23

This Week in Sports History: Events and the voices who covered them; July 17-23   […]


Executive Jim Spence saw it all at ABC Sports, from pompous Howard Cosell to gentleman Keith Jackson

In the 1970s and early 80s during the height of ABC Sports, all decision-making […]


Billy Packer recalls NCAA title game, played 40 years ago tonight, hours after President Reagan was shot

Times were different in 1981, no internet, no cell phones and cable TV was an […]


Ali-Frazier I, 50 years ago, was tinged with emotion and contrasting racial views; Bob Costas remembers

This morning, Bob Costas reflects on the Fight of the Century, the rumble that […]


Boxing HOFer Steve Albert, ESPN’s Chris Berman, HBO’s Bryant Gumbel, others remember Ali-Frazier I

Ali-Frazier I, March 8, 1971.There’s been nothing like it since. In many ways it’s like […]