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 […]


Tim Ryan was only English language blow-by-blow voice of Ali-Frazier; Troops listened on land and at sea

Tim Ryan, 81, is now retired. He’s hale, sharp, upbeat and living in Vancouver […]


50 years ago, March 8th, 300 million fans worldwide watched Ali-Frazier I, a fight with political overtones

It was called the Fight of the Century and the buildup was off the charts […]


Historic Calls, one-by-one: Hank Aaron’s 714th and 715th; Brennaman, Gowdy, Hamilton and Scully

We lost Hank Aaron this week at age 86. Although the bare numbers don’t support […]