Play-by-Play

CBS and Turner release their March Madness announcer assignments for the first week of games

CBS and Turner announced their line-up of game announcers for the first week of the […]


Commentary

From Bayless and Sharpe to Stephen A. Smith, 5 sports debate shows stimulate healthy discussions

Sports debate shows on ESPN, Fox and other networks have become television staples. Contestable topics […]


Commentary

Jim Paige, who inspired New York sportscaster, dies after courageous battle with ALS

After my reunion with Jim Paige last May, I said I hoped to visit […]


Columnist

Brando revisits unforgettable ACC Tourneys including the day Dean Smith chided a Virginia player

Tim Brando’s name is interchangeable with college basketball telecasts. He started covering the ACC Tournament […]


Columnist

Quick Hits: Shakeup of ESPN’s MNF crew; Witten’s PC booboo; Mookie Betts joins telecast while on the field

Monday Night Football Shakeup It was recently announced that Jason Witten is coming out […]


Columnist

In addition to hoops like the Big East, Rob Stone to host Fox’ strengthened college football pre-game show

Rob Stone is not quite a household name among sports viewers. At least not […]


Announcers

Tim Brando reminisces: 37 years of Raycom’s ACC coverage ends after this weekend’s tourney

After 37 inextricable years, the ACC and Raycom part company following this week’s conference […]


Columnist

March Madness and bracketology: The media’s cottage industry; Lunardi, Katz, Schwab, Palm +

March Madness has always been beyond exciting, easily rivaling late December as the most […]


Columnist

Tony Kornheiser’s Wish for the NBA: “A Living, Breathing Commissioner”

Tony Kornheiser, a columnist for the Washington Post, was a finalist for a Pulitzer, […]


Columnist

Ex coach and commentator Digger Phelps, 77, sharp as a tack, talks Notre Dame, Fordham and ESPN

It’s almost a half-century but in 1970, Digger Phelps took over a Fordham University basketball […]


Commentary

Progressive move by NHL and NBA: Interacting with fans in real-time on close and controversial calls

The National Basketball Association will introduce a Twitter account manned by … well… official […]


Columnist

Newhouse student: TV sports history suggests more ‘Players-Only’ game coverage + Wilt’s 100 point game

The world of sports broadcasting continues to evolve. Of course, the grainy black and […]