Columnist

CBS schedule set; Jim Nantz will call his 29th Final Four, joined by glib Bill Raftery and terse Grant Hill

So here we go. The final weekend of college basketball. Minneapolis in April is generally […]


Interviews

SiriusXM: Baseball season is here! Talk about Harper, poor Red Sox start and Brewers’ Yelich + Final Four

One week into the MLB season, among the storylines was Bryce Harper’s first game back […]


Columnist

ESPN’s fiery Stephen A. Smith breaks the bank: Lofty pay triggers crisp questions and trenchant comments

Anyone who’s witnessed  ESPN since its birth 40 years ago should have great respect for […]


Columnist

NCAA should mic refs; Announcers should be held accountable when they don’t know the rules

  In recent years, the NCAA has somewhat streamlined referee communication. Following replay reviews, the […]


Columnist

CBS missed the crowning moment, dropping Auburn celebration 15 minutes before Duke-Mich State tip

  Isn’t much of the beauty of March Madness its drama? Isn’t it the emotional […]


Columnist

CBS runs both regional finals today; Jim Nantz’ A team has Michigan St.-Duke after Auburn-Kentucky

A gripping night of basketball. Too bad Saturday is historically the lowest night of the […]


Columnist

Sweet 16 TV: Drama, pain, agony and joy. The regional finals run tonight on Turner and on CBS tomorrow

So we’re down to the Elite Eight, beginning this evening at 6:09 Eastern from Anaheim. […]


Columnist

Sweet 16 TV: A power outage out in the truck out west; Chris Webber excels calling pulsating Purdue OT win

Never a dull moment in the NCAA Tournament and last night was no different! In […]


Announcers

Sweet 16 and the Regionals: Harlan and Anderson teams preside over CBS and Turner starting tonight

  Another big weekend of college hoops. Jim Nantz’ A team will be in the nation’s […]


Interviews

Coach K tells SiriusXM ‘Johnny Dawkins is like a son’; Analyst Seth Greenberg goes off on officials

As the madness of March continues, SiriusXM hosts and callers spent time this week reflecting […]


Columnist

Duke-UCF thriller: CBS director Bob Fishman shines; Camera, lens and angle work were spot-on

  Bob Fishman has been directing big moments for CBS in the NCAA Tournament since […]


Columnist

Preference: Debbie Antonelli over Doris Burke; Former NC State player brings more depth to her mic

  While ESPN’s Doris Burke gets most of the attention among women basketball announcers, I’ve […]