Columnist

Tony Romo steals the show; CBS director Mike Arnold and crew excel

  On a day that was as dramatic as the NFL has ever seen, it […]


Columnist

Two gripping title game broadcasts; Romo gives CBS slight edge over Fox

  Fox: Los Angeles Rams @ New Orleans Saints Joe Buck and Troy Aikman Both […]


Columnist

NYC taxis; noise, filth, cold drafts and a wobbly seat. No sports radio!

So I left my home base in Fort Lauderdale yesterday, headed for New York. My […]


Columnist

Columnist: Bob Costas, the prodigy years at CBS, doing NFL games at 25

  When CBS’ NFL announcers met for their pre-season meetings in August of 1977, and […]


Columnist

Smith: President Theodore Roosevelt loathed baseball; TR liked games “that sired blood, gore, and violence”

  You Tube shows no American president having thrown out a football to open a […]


Columnist

Peter King, Bob Ley, Tony Kornheiser and Mike Emrick elected to national broadcasters’ Hall of Fame

The National Sports Media Association announced its national and statewide awards yesterday. The organization will […]


Columnist

Opinion: Fox’ NFL team of Kevin Burkhardt and Charles Davis was the best of the 4 weekend telecasts

  It turned out that Fox had the best NFL playoff game of the weekend […]


Announcers

Sunday is Fox’ Charles Davis biggest broadcast day ever, works Saints-Eagles with Kevin Burkhardt

In some ways, Fox’ NFL commentator Charles Davis is exclusive; an unduplicated success story. Quickly, […]


Columnist

Fifty years later, Super Bowl III, most super of ’em all. Namath’s guarantee. An amazing Curt Gowdy on NBC

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been 50 years. Just getting old, I guess. It was […]


Columnist

In the booth, ESPN’s Fowler lacks that special something; Herbstreit is good but overly careful

  When it comes to memorable college football network announcers in my lifetime, there are […]


Broadcasting

Legendary sports media critic Rudy Martzke releases his popular Rudy’s

Rudy Martzke ruled the space for years. He penned regular sports media columns for USA […]