Reviews

The NBA’s best trio of voices, ESPN’s Breen, Van Gundy and Jackson love to quibble and challenge the game

These three are funny and quarrel like siblings. During this time of year,  ESPN’s […]


Columnist

Hawks’ voice, veteran Steve Holman, is having fun as the club is now Atlanta’s center of attention

Steve Holman has been at it for some 37 seasons. He hasn’t missed a […]


Columnist

ESPN’s Sean McDonough has been waiting for the NHL opportunity for 16 years; He idolized Dan Kelly

When it comes to lofty assignments in the big business of network sports, […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: NBC’s Olympics; Maria Taylor’s demand; Fox Sports; Tim Brando; NHL; Remote broadcasts

Discouraging words from Fox on the future of remote broadcasts Recent comments from Fox […]


News

Sean McDonough to serve as ESPN’s lead NHL play-by-play voice; Levy in studio; Full announcer roster listed

ESPN has announced its on-air personnel for its upcoming NHL coverage. The network begins […]


Profile

NBC and Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, once a full-time lawyer, likes Washington as his surprise team

Thanks to his passion and drive to uncover the story, Mike Florio, a one-time […]


Columnist

Radio is asleep at the switch; Instead of celebrating its 100th birthday on Friday, they’re hiding it under the rug

Several years ago, in advance of 2021, I had informal conversations with top national […]


Columnist

The 10 noisiest announcer firings; From networks to local voices, from CBS’ Musburger to the Yanks’ Allen

There have been some noisy firings (often labeled euphemistically as “not renewed”) Media firings […]


Columnist

Halby’s Morsels: Grandsons of Joe Garagiola and Harry Caray calling AA games; Calabro back; NBA, NHL +

Grandsons of Joe Garagiola and Harry Caray working AA Ball Heartwarming story sent along […]


Reviews

NBC and ESPN’s coverage of the NHL, Formula 1 and IndyCar race keeps viewers engaged

A Weekend With Eric Bean: Observations of NHL and Auto Racing Coverage I hope […]


Columnist

NBC delivers the US Open with sparkling colors; From the production to the talent, the show was superb

For sports fans who watched NBC’s production of the 121st US Open for a while, […]


Broadcasting

Voices overuse the phrase “Greatest Ever”; Eras and other factors make for uneven comparisons

More than in any other sport, commentators of baseball games have a “best ever” […]