ESPN 150, honoring the all-time giants of college football, largely ignores the impact of Beano Cook

  When sports honcho Roone Arledge began broadcasting college football at ABC in 1966, one […]

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NFL: CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN set for Week # 8; Buck works World Series other than Thursday Night Football

Courtesy CBS has the Sunday doubleheader, Fox the single game and Dallas and Baltimore have […]

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College Football Week #9: Fox, CBS, ABC, ESPN and others have tons of games, topped by ND-Michigan

  College football comes and goes so quickly, fans want to savor every weekend. Here […]


Greg Olsen: A Tony Romo in waiting? Viewers took note on Sunday; For an on-air rookie, tight-end gets an A+

  The last big analyst to bust onto the NFL broadcast scene was Tony Romo. […]


The cancelled World Series 25 years ago: Local voices remember 1994 well; Has MLB fully recovered?

  For Major League Baseball 25 years ago, it was indeed a dark October. The […]


The cancelled ’94 World Series: Network voices remember a baseball low point 25 years ago

It’s been 25 years since the World Series was cancelled. To millions it was unthinkable. […]


Paul Finebaum, a son of transplanted New Yorkers and Memphis reared, turned into an unlikely rock star

  Raise the name Paul Finebaum in the Southeast and it’s likely to trigger thoughts […]


ESPN’s Anish Shroff and Ahmad Brooks have star-qualities; They call football collaboratively

  The names Anish Shroff and Ahmad Brooks may not be that familiar to most […]

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NFL Week #7: Fox and CBS regional geography; Schedules for 4 networks and full list of announcers

College football schedule NFL Week #8 Link: NFL: CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN set for […]

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College Week #8: Fox, ESPN, ABC, CBS and conference networks air 80 games; All talent listed; Ratings up

Schedule below notes Halby’s notes and mouthfuls: Another full slate, plus! I count at least […]


Fired as Niagara coach in 1998, Jack Armstrong became a beloved Raptors commentator in Toronto

February 5th, 1999 was a day of firsts at what is now known as TD […]


Indelible Qualities: 25 announcers whose resumes won’t likely be duplicated soon

With 85 or so football games on network television this past weekend, I asked myself […]