Historical

President Jimmy Carter: While still Georgia governor, he gave Hank Aaron special tags, “HR-715”

    “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass […]


Columnist

ESPN shortchanged viewers, sharing little background of the Taylor Townsend U. S. Open journey

Thursday afternoon at the U.S. Open, unseeded 23-year-old Taylor Townsend pulled off a tremendous upset, […]


Journalists

The Athletic, in 40 U.S. markets, hits 600,000 subscribers; Fichtenbaum hires reporters and columnists

For a half century, Sports Illustrated was a widely celebrated magazine and a constant subject of […]


Event Previews

Clemson’s Swinney, Texas’ Herman, Oregon’s Cristobal and Iowa State’s Campbell opine on SiriusXM

With two exciting games in the books, the 2019 college football season begins in earnest […]


Announcers

ESPN, Fox and CBS list their top college football announcers; Warning: Scorecard required

ESPN got a quick start and a good rating when it kicked off its college […]


Historical

First Major League Baseball game was on television, 80 years ago today on the forerunner to WNBC-TV

Eighty years ago today, August 26, 1939, Major League Baseball hit the television airwaves. Hit […]


Broadcasting

NFL TV rights in a changing world: Barron’s details current deals and explores the league’s media future

This past weekend, as the NFL was preparing to launch its 100th season, Barron’s ran […]


Columnist

Jack Whitaker – Remembering one of a kind, not to be replaced soon; He cared about words

                 Jack Whitaker: A Man Who Cared About Words   Born in 1924, John […]


Event Previews

ESPN, Fox and CBS release their early 2019 college football schedule; No shortage of televised games

  The 2019 college football season is essentially here, like this weekend. Eighth ranked Florida […]


Historical

President Gerald Ford, linebacker on Michigan’s national championship teams, loved Al Kaline and the Tigers

“American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, “have […]


Announcers

Fox’ popular play-by-player Tim Brando is no fan of college football’s playoff selection; Veteran speaks out

  We had an opportunity to talk with the esteemed broadcast veteran Tim Brando about […]


Announcers

Popular SF Giants voice Duane Kuiper on his success in the booth: “Don’t outdo your teammates!”

Duane Kuiper turned natural talent, confidence, an easygoing personality and a booming baritone into a […]