Announcers

Verne Lundquist; a Hearty Laugh and Natural Warmth that Might Never be Replaced

Whether he marveled or shuddered, emoted or agonized, Verne Lundquist was never about shtick or […]


Commentary

Halby’s Morsels: Preakness, NHL, Random Reviews, Tales and Notes

Lessons from Vin Scully, Cawood Ledford and Harry Kalas, The Francesa debate, How Mel Allen was hired by the Yanks + the NBA announcer who’s also a firefighter.


Announcers

Jerry Schemmel: Rockies’ Radio Voice and Survivor of Deadly United Airlines Crash Tests Life’s Limits

11 month old girl that Schemmel pulled from the wreckage of the ’89 crash died of a drug overdose in ‘09


Columnist

Jim Paige, Who Inspired My Sportscasting Pursuit, Now Suffering From ALS

“I’m a little slower…but I’m still moving,” says Jim Paige, who has many loved ones supporting him.


Broadcasting

In his 45th Season, the Reds’ Marty Brennaman is Taking it One Year at a Time

Succeeding a popular Al Michaels in ’74, Brennaman didn’t feel accepted immediately.


Columnist

ESPN’s Linda Cohn: Longest Tenured Woman Anchor on Network TV

Cohn is among the top 5 women all-time with Mary Carillo, Suzyn Kolber, Robin Roberts, and Lesley Visser.


Announcers

Jim Rome: Pioneer Network Sports Talk Host Stresses Knowledge and Uniqueness

Rome started his career by selling office equipment.


Featured

The NHL’s Mike Emrick: A Rapid-Fire Version of Dick Enberg

“With 90 percent of the players in visors, it’s hard to find something to hit.”



Business

NBC Sports Boss Mark Lazarus Talks Talent, NFL and Network’s Growing Portfolio

NBC Sports network thriving due to collaboration between management and team members.


Announcers

Bulls’ Voice Chuck Swirsky Talks his Career and Breaks Down NBA Playoffs

Swirsky doesn’t think talkies should infuse themselves into sports shows.


Columnist

The 5 All-Time Top Play-By-Play Announcers in America’s 10 Biggest Markets

Based on marketplace merit, durability, edge, warmth, artistic contribution, distinction and style.