Commentary

Red Sox’ radio makes a galling change; Play-by-play will be presented in a talk-show format

Tim Neverett is leaving the Red Sox’ radio booth after three seasons. At first, I […]


Columnist

Al Helfer wins 2019 Ford Frick Award; ‘Mr. Radio Baseball’ adds even more presence to Hall of Fame

Since 1978, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has chosen a Ford C. […]


Columnist

ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla, a student of international players, says the trick to succeed is to never stop learning

Fraschilla addresses the future of St. John’s and Georgetown; opportunities for him to coach again […]



Columnist

NSMA’s category ballots are out for network, state-by-state and national Hall of Fame announcers

Unmistakable Skip Caray is on national HOF ballot The National Sports Media Association distributed ballots […]


Columnist

Will Urban Meyer join ESPN again? What is the former coach’s legacy?

As soon as Urban Meyer, 54, announced he was “retiring” from Ohio State, there’s no […]


Commentary and Notes

Halby’s Morsels: Iowa AD wrong for suspending announcer; When Vin Scully met the late George Bush

Gus Johnson or Greg Papa on Big Ten title game, Jets vs. Giants broadcasts, John […]


Columnist

Together Again: Ex-UConn coach Jim Calhoun and Huskies’ voice Joe D’Ambrosio reunite in DIII

Joe D’Ambrosio, longtime Voice of UConn football and basketball, has joined Hall of Fame coach […]


Columnist

Voters face intriguing ballot to determine the Hall of Fame’s Frick winner for broadcast excellence

Should either the Reds’ Waite Hoyt or the Tigers’ Harry Heilmann win, it would mark […]


Featured

Scully’s 1965 Koufax call was perfect; yet his most graphic was in 1959, describing a rhubarb at the Coliseum

In 1959, some three years before television replay was introduced, there was a wild argument […]


Columnist

On a Friday, the nation stopped when JFK was assassinated; On Sunday, the NFL played – but not on TV

Commissioner Pete Rozelle was criticized for playing the games but decades later thoughts have changed […]