Announcers

White Sox radio voice Ed Farmer, hardly a conventional play-by-play broadcaster, dies at 70

  Longtime White Sox radio announcer Ed Farmer passed away Wednesday. He was 70. Farmer […]


Announcers

No Games: Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe find issues to debate

  The games have been tabled, schedules have been shelved, stadiums are empty and arenas […]


Columnist

Florida Derby: With nothing to cover, the sports media ignores a great historical race

  Last Saturday, one of the great races in the history of our country was […]


News

Voices keeping busy during the malaise; They do the zany, do stunts, and serve as cheerleaders

Broadcasters and related tidbits during this unprecedented stoppage Dr. Tony Fauci of the NIAID says […]


News

No sports: ESPN, CBS, Turner, and Fox voices tell us how they’re coping and what they say to fans

  With the suspension of sports activity, what are some prominent network broadcasters doing to […]


Broadcasting

NBA: What’s next for ESPN, Turner and the fans? What options can the league consider?

  During this stretch of gridlock and grief, sports and the networks are fighting their […]


Announcers

Walt ‘Clyde’ Frazier turns 75; Knicks’ (rhyming) voice for 28 years led team to two NBA titles, ’70 and ’73

  Knicks’ fans have suffered for years. Too often, the team’s owner has been the […]


Announcers

Games or no games: Talkies Cowherd, Rome, Russo, Le Batard, Golic and Wingo spew opinions

  Another week of no games. Lots of speculation about if and when the games […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: Olympics; Sports in wartime; Baby boomers’ crisis; Voices’ command of language +

  I was asked by a reader to identify the top ten local baseball voices […]


Columnist

Al Michaels’ NBC contract ends in 2022; But the voice of NFL primetime isn’t ready to retire

  Al Michaels has been dubbed America’s sports announcer. He’s covered several Olympics, eight World […]


Announcers

Lisa Salters, ESPN’s Monday Night Football and NBA reporter: “My early goal and early career were in news”

  You see lots of Lisa Salters reporting from the sidelines, be it the NFL or the […]


Halby's Morsels

Halby’s Morsels: End of the World; NCAA Tourney; Neil Funk; A busy fall; Entercom silences update voices

Neil Funk It’s too bad that retiring Chicago Bulls’ television announcer Neil Funk, 73, won’t […]