Event Previews

NBCUniversal’s reputation as a legitimate purveyor of news will be tested during the Olympic

NBC will begin televising the Beijing Olympics from China on February 3d, even though […]


Reviews

Kevin Burkhardt and Greg Olsen shine on last NFL Network/Fox production of Thurs Night Football

Thursday nights of the NFL season, as some of us know it today, are […]


Events - College Football

College Bowl Games: Long list; What started with the Granddaddy, has multiplied into tens of matchups

The Bowls began with the Rose in 1902. Undefeated Michigan whipped Stanford 49-0. Because of […]


NFL Schedule

NFL WEEK #16 OF #18: Schedules are made to be broken in the Covid era; Andrea Kremer on Amazon ’22

A couple broadcast notes: Andrea Kremer: With all the speculation about where Al Michaels […]


Announcers Columnist

Top 100 NETWORK voices in a century of broadcasting; From TV to radio and through the U.S.

Yes, the centennial began this past July 2nd. Radio had hit the ethers 100 […]


Announcers Historical

Broadcasting’s centennial: The top 100 LOCAL TV and radio voices on the electronic media’s 100th birthday

We all know that we live in a divided country. But both sides of […]


Featured

Broadcasting’s 100th: Celebrating sports on TV from its beginnings after the war through today!

When we began celebrating broadcasting’s 100th birthday, it was a salute to radio, born […]


NFL Schedule

NFL Week 15 of 18: Tight races; Covid forces games on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

Summarizing the four NFL lead play-by-players’ strengths: Nantz: shares warm anecdotes and invitingly so Buck: Can’t […]


Halby's Morsels

Announcers don’t always play nicely together; First instant replay, Army-Navy game 58 years ago

The first instant replay on a football telecast On December 7, 1963, 58 years ago, […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: Amazon’s NFL plans; The older guys calling games; NBC’s rough stretch

ESPN’s Chris Fowler did a workmanlike job hosting the Heisman Trophy presentation Saturday night. […]


Halby's Morsels

College Football: Troublemaker, Herbie; Long baseball broadcasts; Scully 40 innings in 2 days

College Football I asked Eli Gold a question. He’s the popular voice of the Alabama […]


Announcers Historical

Jack Graney wins 2022 Ford Frick Award; Canadian born player, turned voice, became popular in Cleveland

Recall Dizzy Dean’s “sludding into third,” catcher Joe Garagiola, doing play-by-play in the bullpen […]