Columnist

NBC’s Curt Gowdy, Voice of 12 World Series, 7 Super Bowls and 9 Final Fours born 100 years ago

GOWDY’S LEGACY: A  BIG HEART, A  COMMAND OF THE MICROPHONE, A NATURAL WARMTH AND A […]


Columnist

‘Saratoga Live’ might save a dying sport; Fox’ coverage of racing this summer is promising

  Labeled a “dying sport” for years, Thoroughbred Racing was literally doing just that with […]


Reviews

Opinion: The five top sports podcasts begin with Baseball Tonight, hosted by ESPN’s Buster Olney

In 1964, the late Bill Mazer, a legendary New York based radio and television sports […]


Historical

Smith: Truman was the Rembrandt of Opening Day; The president: “May the sun never set on American baseball”

OUR PRESIDENTS, OURSELVES   “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator […]


News and Notes

Halby’s Morsels: Jack and Joe Buck, network’s best ever father-son duo; MLB ratings: 15 teams down, 13 up

  Would you agree? The best-ever father and son network television duo (not local e.g. […]


Reviews

Student assesses WFAN’s Mike Francesa and ESPN NY’s Michael Kay as they battle for supremacy

  The Endless Debate of New York Sports Radio: Mike  Francesa vs. Michael Kay   […]


Reviews

NBC gets an A for its coverage of British Open; Tirico, Hicks, Azinger and Faldo captured the golf and more

Golf’s last Major of the year has come and gone, completed over the weekend with […]


Announcers

Baseball’s Ford Frick Award winner is pioneer Al Helfer; ‘Mr. Radio’Called Catfish Hunter’s ’68 perfect game

  Under the Hall of Fame’s current rotational cycle, the Ford Frick winner is selected […]


Historical

FDR appreciated value of baseball and felt game should continue during WW II: “It is thoroughly worthwhile”

  “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, […]


News

On SiriusXM: Yanks’ Cashman, Sox’ Cora, Royals’ Yost, A’s Melvin and Rockies’ Black talk pennant races

Heading into the second half of the baseball season, fans excitedly anticipate what their teams […]


Historical

50 years ago: MLB and the Moon landing; A look back; Local voices remember their experiences

Something divine or celestial had to have taken hold some 50 years ago. It was […]


Historical

Esteemed network voices remember where they were when America landed on the moon 50 years ago

What was it that Vin Scully said when Kirk Gibson hit that unforgettable home run? […]