Historian Curt Smith answers mystery question: Why Mel Allen was fired by GM Ralph Houk in ’64

The ceremony honoring this year’s Ford Frick winner, Bob Costas, will be held Saturday evening in Cooperstown, […]


Rudy Martzke releases his TV ‘Rudy Awards’ – for first half of 2018

Rudy Martzke wrote one of the more powerful sports columns for USA Today; during the […]


Scully biographer Curt Smith details why Vin is MLB’s best ever

In this segment of our continuing discussion with prolific author, presidential speechwriter and baseball […]


Columnist turned ESPN host, Dan Le Batard: Writing more rewarding, Radio more fun and less lonely

At the start of their careers, what Bob Costas was to broadcasting, Dan Le Batard […]


Baseball Broadcast Historian Curt Smith Previews his New Book, ‘The Presidents and the Pastime’

Curt Smith’s knowledge of presidential history is deeper than dead center field in the old […]


Hall Of Fame Columnist Peter Vecsey Unleashes his Opinions of NBA’s TV Announcers

Iconic writer says ESPN sought his view of its NBA announcers.


Getting Caught Up with Retired USA Today Sports Media Columnist Rudy Martzke

For 23 years beginning in 1982, Rudy Martzke authored a strikingly influential sports broadcast column for USA Today.