Ex CBS Radio CEO Dan Mason Talks Francesa; Legalized Gambling’s Effect On Broadcast Sports

In radio for the most part, management advances to the top through sales not programming. […]



Dick Vitale: For Almost 40 Years on ESPN, College Basketball’s Colorful Cheerleader

John Skipper told Vitale he could have a job at ESPN for life.




Headline: Q&A With Billy Packer (Continued)

Continuing along with the legendary Billy Packer who holds the record for network coverage of a team championship event.


Mike Patrick: Will Miss ESPN Crew; Opposes Putting Play-by-Play Team in Studio

Mike Patrick, whose name was almost interchangeable with ESPN for some 36 years, has left the network. Mike’s first ESPN assignment was in 1982.


Really! Brooklyn’s Andy Furman, A Cincinnati Radio Legend

Not all roads lead to where you think you’re headed.


Steve Levy, A Ubiquitous Iron Man: He’s Here, There, and Everywhere

Levy worked at WFAN in New York in the late 80s, before going on to establish himself at New York’s Channel 2, MSG Network, and ESPN.


A Candid Al Jaffe Talks ESPN Talent and the Network’s Future

Rich Eisen dubbed the former exec “The Kingmaker.”


Rich Eisen: The Face of NFL Network

After departing ESPN to form his own talk-show network, Eisen discusses the ups and downs of modern broadcasting and the shifting focus towards internet streaming.


Classic Jim Cramer on Sports Broadcasting

Cramer breaks down sportscasters like he does the market; from Al Michaels and Tony Romo to the Eagles’ Merrill Reese and those he heard growing up in Philadelphia.