Halby's Morsels

CBS smartly extends Burleson; Good vs. weak MLB voices; Remote nightmare; Salary dichotomies

Nate Burleson has earned his stripes in an economy of time. The Canadian born […]


Announcers

These local ex-MLB play-by-play voices were unsung, yet fans appreciated them locally; (Part #2)

The Halls of Fame are the ultimate, the final and most coveted professional stop […]


Announcers

These local ex-MLB play-by-play voices were unsung, yet fans appreciated them locally; (Part #1)

The Halls of Fame are the ultimate, the final and most coveted professional stop […]


Reviews

A sensible and thorough break down of NBC’s Olympic coverage which didn’t get rave reviews overall

Generally speaking, NBCUniversal’s coverage of the Tokyo Olympics didn’t qualify for any medal. And […]


Reviews

NBC avoided Olympic controversies; Holt stuck to journalism first; Guthrie didn’t; Costas missed

Go back for a moment to a Variety story on April 14th. It set […]


Events

With NBC’s focus on Tokyo, Fox aired the HOF game, producing a beefy show by using more talent

Fox Sports broadcast the first NFL game of the season Thursday night. The […]


Historical

This Week in Sports, August 8-15, 2021; The big events and the broadcasters who covered them

This week’s listing of sports history starts with 1951. The look should trigger memories particularly […]


News and Notes

Super-Conferences: Schools eager to strengthen TV money while athletes can now cash in on sponsor $

Texas’ and Oklahoma’s move to the SEC is official. Both schools announced that their […]


Rankings

Chicago, a city of ultra-passionate sports fans: Most popular dozen of all-time play-by-play voices

The city’s 12 most popular sports voices ever, those men who’ve presided over the clubs’ […]


Halby's Morsels

NBC’s Olympic announcers lack distinction; Hoops voices are weak; MLB, NFL NHL and NBA news

News, opinions and rants. The Olympics are dominating sports broadcasting news during these […]


Interviews

Joe Buck talks Jeopardy! His five day hosting role runs next Monday, August 9th through 13th

There’s the old line, “No one will replace him, they’ll only succeed him.” Alex […]


Columnist

Does NBC even want us to know who’s calling these Olympic Games? Let us know who are behind the mics!

Outside of Mike Tirico, NBC doesn’t really care if you know who’s calling these […]