The NCAA Finals on CBS: Grant Hill was assertive, taking a lead role at times; Nantz and Raftery solid

Gonzaga – Baylor Championship game: Comments and notes watching Monday night’s men’s championship on CBS. […]


Jim Nantz, Bill Raftery and Grant Hill get an A for their effort in title game; Analysts hit the keys spot-on

CBS hosted the NCAA national championship game on Monday night and this is how I […]


Final 4 thriller: UCLA’s Josh Lewin had best call; CBS voices didn’t let the win breathe; Listen to all 5 calls

The Saturday night thriller was memorable. Fans will certainly argue over the most breathtaking Final […]


CBS/Turner’s Jim Spanarkel sparkles; Former Duke star and NBAer explains the game in helpful and simple terms

It’s been a year of setbacks for Jim Spanarkel. When he arrived in Indianapolis for […]


Should CBS/Turner consider a merit based system for game assignments in the Sweet 16 and Elite 8?

Game broadcasters should advance in the tournament based on performance How about promoting broadcasters […]


CBS/Turner teams: Dedes-Haywood get an A and Harlan-Bonner get a B for weekend March Madness games

A look at two sets of announcers – breaking them down for two games this […]


Madness TV: Raftery, Lappas, Jimmy Jackson and Avery Johnson excel; Westwood One wastes money

A general rule of thumb when hiring analysts is this. Coaches are better than […]


Voices: Fox’ Raftery, ESPN’s Wischusen and Fraschilla shine; Gus Johnson needs to do his homework

It’s the conference tournament weekend across the landscape. On Thursday, I had a chance […]


ESPN’s Dan Shulman and Jay Bilas get an A for their coverage of Illinois’ blowout win over Michigan

The college basketball season is winding down this week. Battles for the number one seeds […]


TNT’s Ian Eagle and Grant Hill get a B+ for their coverage of the Mavericks’ win over the Celtics

The broadcast setup Ian Eagle and Grant Hill were on the TNT call of […]


Turner’s Brian Anderson and Jim Jackson get an A covering the Nets’ comeback win over the Suns

Setting TNT’s team of Brian Anderson and Jim Jackson had the call of Tuesday […]


Coverage of AFC and NFC title games: CBS gets A+ and Fox A-; Romo spot-on and speaks his mind

Joe Buck and Troy Aikman had the call of the early game on Fox, the […]