Columnist

Curt Smith scores another gem: “Memories from the Microphone: A century of baseball broadcasting”

You wouldn’t know it, if you counted on the radio industry to spread the […]


Columnist

With the visibility of legalized betting and hard liquor ads, look for more disclaimers on NFL telecasts

Watching sporting events on television has always had a dark side, which will make […]


Halby's Morsels

NHL has lost a cluster of voices; The Vin Scully/Ray Scott, Koufax/Kaat ’65 Series; Broadcast news and notes

The NHL has suffered a tough stretch, losing some of its  best announcers ever. Locally, […]


Columnist

ESPN silences Nichols; Voices blackballed; Inconsistencies abound, making industry look foolish

ESPN announced Wednesday that Rachel Nichols will not appear on NBA programming during the […]


Events

College Football begins Saturday with seven games: Schedule, networks and announcers!

Waiting for football? Here it is! The first weekend begins this Saturday, 10 days […]


Columnist

Vin Scully: From voices to network bosses to players, these folks played a role in his enormous success

Allow me to identify the names of those who were in some […]


Reviews

Playing Musical Chairs with sports programming: Fox’ “Saratoga Live” was impossible to follow

We’ve written some very positive things about Fox Sports Two’s racing show “Saratoga Live.” […]


Historical

As radio commemorates a century on-air, these are nuggets covering the early 100 year journey

Radio as an embryo: Graham McNamee (left) was radio’s first star when the medium […]


Halby's Morsels

Westwood One’s surprise renewal of the NCAA Tourney; Scully; Cefalo; Fox’ MLB; SiriusXM’s NBA Channel

NCAA Tournament In a surprising move, the NCAA announced that it has renewed its […]


Rankings

Southern California’s top all-time play-by-play voices; It’s a who’s who list of some of the best ever!

When the Dodgers moved from Brooklyn to Southern California in 1958, Los Angeles […]


Olympics

Should the U.S. participate in the Beijing Olympics next winter, one hosted by a totalitarian country?

In fewer than six months, NBCUniversal announcers will have to decide whether they are […]


Announcers

NFL TV Menu: Depth chart of crews; Greg Olsen to Fox #2, Tom Rinaldi joins Buck’s team; Pre-season voices

Wondering about the NFL menu of voices this fall? After the Hall of Fame […]