The early plight of women to cover sports was widespread: Getting equal access has been a long battle

Gender equality in sports media: Courageous acts from Visser, Ludtke, Elliott and others helped pave […]


The Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game in ’57; Vin Scully called it; Nothing official was said about LA

I’m sure this has happened to you from time to time, particularly when trying […]


Covid-19 killed Tuesday’s ASG; Fifty years ago, the game did a 28.5 rating; Last year it did a paltry 5.0

The All Star Game was scheduled for this Tuesday at Dodger Stadium. Like virtually […]


Labor strife, war, assassinations, riots, an earthquake and a virus: A 100 year log of cancelled sports

Nothing in the past has ever stopped sporting events in their tracks the way COVID-19 […]


Lighter moments in Minneapolis? Icon Sid Hartman,100, remembers sports’ characters and joys

In somber times, it’s nice to remember lighter moments! Sports in Minneapolis? All roads […]


Gary Thorne’s podcasts go deep into rivalries like Red Sox-Yankees; Fred Lynn and Lou Piniella talk 1978

A few years ago a TV producer friend, Jay Kutlow, and I got to […]


No NCAA title game Monday night; But the 57 year TV history of the Final Four is full of characters

Here we sit. At home. Some with family. Some not. Some with lots of […]


While the Kobe tragedy dominates discussions, let’s remember victims of other sports accidents

Many of the radio opinion mongers are already situated in South Florida at Super […]


With World Series in full swing, Curt Smith ranks the top five presidents as baseball fans

NIXON’S THE ONE: THE BEST PRESIDENTIAL FAN   Yesterday, we ran a Top Ten ranking […]


It’s World Series time: Historian Curt Smith ranks top 10 U.S. presidents as baseball fans

Recently, we etched virtually every American president’s tie to sports since George Washington […]


The cancelled World Series 25 years ago: Local voices remember 1994 well; Has MLB fully recovered?

For Major League Baseball 25 years ago, it was indeed a dark October. The […]


The cancelled ’94 World Series: Network voices remember a baseball low point 25 years ago

It’s been 25 years since the World Series was cancelled. To millions it was unthinkable. […]