Unforgettable weekend of end-game finishes; 3 on FGs and one in OT; Voices differed but were remarkable

All four critical games were settled on one dramatic final play? You’d have needed […]


Hard to argue that the best NFL TV trios worked Sunday; Tirico too hyped late in Saturday’s Cincy win

From column contributor Don Haley and comments by publisher David Halberstam. My notes follow. Five […]


NFL Week 15 of 18: Tight races; Covid forces games on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

Summarizing the four NFL lead play-by-players’ strengths: Nantz: shares warm anecdotes and invitingly so Buck: Can’t […]


Halby’s Morsels: Amazon’s NFL plans; The older guys calling games; NBC’s rough stretch

ESPN’s Chris Fowler did a workmanlike job hosting the Heisman Trophy presentation Saturday night. […]


Budding voices can learn from these 30 veterans; whether the lessons are light or fundamental

Calling this eclectic would be silly. Yet having studied hundreds of broadcasters for fifty […]


NBC’s last season of Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya? If so, it started brilliantly

The 2021 NFL season kicked off with a thriller, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated […]


NBC and CBS pumped to start: Al Michaels, final year? Don’t bet on it; Only gamble on more wagering ads

Again this week, as they do each year on the eve of the NFL […]


Best known for his NFL work, Al Michaels will be honored Saturday by the MLB HOF with the Frick Award

In 1783, Edmund Burke rose in the House of Commons to praise a colleague. […]


Halby’s Morsels: Not sure that Al Michaels is headed to Amazon; Marv dissed by MSG; NBA’s best TV trio

Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reported last week that Amazon Prime which […]


Will Al Michaels eventually land at ESPN/ABC once the Monday night deal changes in 2022? Stay tuned

There’s nothing like putting the cart before the horse, at least figuratively. It’s fun. […]


NBC gets an A+ for its Baltimore-Buffalo playoff coverage; Michaels and Collinsworth sparkled

The dean of NFL play-by- play voices Al Michaels and former receiver Cris Collinsworth […]


NFL Week #14: CBS features Kansas City-Miami; NBC has Pittsburgh-Buffalo; Fox goes with Minn-Bucs

CBS is single  and Fox the doubleheader. Buck and Aikman work Thursday and Sunday. Catalon […]