Columnist

CBS gets a B+; Network tackled a ho-hum PGA but strayed when uncertainty built on the final hole

  For CBS and viewers at home, the first three days of the PGA and […]


Columnist

Eighty years ago today, NBC experimented with the first ever telecast of a sporting event

Yesterday, NBC circulated a press release that triggered my stream of historical consciousness. Today, the […]


Columnist

Eric Nadel, Texas voice for 41 seasons, says game lacks rhythm and MLB badly needs a pitch clock

  This week, I had an opportunity to talk with the colorful Ken Harrelson, who […]


Event Previews

Jason Day, 2015 PGA champ, tells Mad Dog Sports Radio: “New York fans are on the loud side”

SiriusXM will offer play-by-play and talk programming from Bethpage Black this week, home of the […]


Columnist

CBS airs PGA Championship; Lance Barrow is ‘Mr. TV Golf’; Nantz and Faldo host; TNT has early rounds

The name of CBS’s Lance Barrow is not often mentioned on television. It’s the folks […]


Event Previews

NBA and NHL Conference Finals: Daily composite schedule and voices; Ratings for NBA semis up 20%

Down to four and four in the chase for the NBA title and Stanley Cup […]


Columnist

Grading the studio shows that thread through the networks’ game coverage of college football, the NFL and NBA

  (Editor’s Note: Delighted to have Syracuse University, Newhouse School intern Dallas Jackson share his […]


Columnist

ABC, NBC and TNT run NBA and NHL playoffs today including 2 game 7s

  The last spots for the NBA conference finals will be determined today when two […]


Columnist

ESPN’s popular Boog Sciambi: “To sound like a baseball voice of 50 years ago doesn’t work today”

When ESPN’s Jon Sicambi embarked upon his career in the early 90s, local sports-talk radio […]


Event Previews

NBC and NHL announce schedule for both Stanley Cup semi-finals; Bruins-‘Canes and Sharks-Blues

UPDATES; Dan Kelly or Doc Emrick? Network TV’s first popular NHL voice did his first […]


Columnist

For voices and fans: An unequaled month of record setting and emotionally driven sports

It’s been an amazing stretch, one that might take forever to equal. In what now […]


Weekend TV

The Derby and a 4 OT NBA Playoff Game: TV performances of NBC’s Tirico and ESPN’s Pasch in focus

We define big moments or big moments define us. This past weekend the sports world […]