Grading CBS’ Masters coverage: Network gets an efficient B; But the production was hardly a Mona Lisa

The Masters’ grades are in, for the 86th edition of golf’s first major. While the […]


CBS’ voices came through in a big way Saturday night; Nantz was flawless and his partners terrific!

I know of very few people who have the will and restraint to modulate […]


Nantz, Raftery, Hill, Kellogg, Gumbel and Wolfson will rule the roost of the Final Four broadcasts this weekend

First – A Fox spokesperson responded to a question about announcer spots still open, […]


Hardly a dramatic lead-in to the Final Four but no strangers; KU, Villanova, North Carolina and Duke

The final day, the doubleheader, the prelude to the Final Four went as expected, […]


Good broadcasts last night in Duke and Villanova wins; Final Four will be nailed down today

Elite 8 Day One Recap Three rounds of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament are in […]


Olympics TV Overview: How did the Winter NBC telecasts do in Beijing? An in depth review by sport

Beijing Olympics: NBC Olympic Hosts Discuss Controversies Without Expressing Opinions; Event Commentary Is Better […]


NBA ASG on Turner: Draymond Green, Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley – never a dull moment

SBJ Inside the All-Star Game Commentary Notes Tender Time:  After a barrage of threes […]


Michaels and Collinsworth finish their enjoyable NBC run with a fun broadcast of LA Super Bowl

Sports Broadcast Journal Super Bowl Commentary and Notes Joe Cool: In lead-up to the […]


Unforgettable weekend of end-game finishes; 3 on FGs and one in OT; Voices differed but were remarkable

All four critical games were settled on one dramatic final play? You’d have needed […]


The NFL couldn’t have scripted a more gripping Saturday of TV; Today, CBS and NBC teams step up

SBJ Wildcard Saturday Commentary Notes Bengals vs Titans CBS: Ian Eagle, Trent Green, Evan […]


The Mannings and their quips; Siblings are turning into sports TV pioneers; Last night’s chuckles

Broadcasting has evolved over last 100 years. Radio was the first medium, AM only. […]


Hard to argue that the best NFL TV trios worked Sunday; Tirico too hyped late in Saturday’s Cincy win

From column contributor Don Haley and comments by publisher David Halberstam. My notes follow. Five […]