Opening up: Assessing TV World Series coverage, from the eyes of one who’s watched some six decades

Don Haley is a pen name, living the life of a sports media critic. […]


Remembering the earthquake World Series; the Holy War battles between Boston College and ND plus more

This Week in Sports and Sports Broadcast History 10/24 – 10/28   The […]


Al Michaels, new Thursday Night NFL play-by-player, is being ruined by blabbermouth Kirk Herbstreit

People delude themselves. But why in the world is Herbie drooling in an NFL broadcast […]


NFL Week #6: CBS has Buffalo-KC across the U.S. late and Fox has Jets-Green Bay early

Fox has only one window available to the NFL this Sunday. It’s the early one. […]


Week #2: Al Michaels will always be remembered for launching the NFL’s first real play-by-play streamcast

Looking forward to Thursday’s game and the first regular season telecast ever produced by Amazon […]


NFL talent changes overshadowed the fact that streaming of Thursday night games will be hard to find

“There are three decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen.” Vladimir Lenin, the […]


Al Michaels distinguished by NBC as “Member Emeritus” after 36 NFL prime time seasons; Thursdays next

AL MICHAELS FORMALLY BACK IN – ON NBC Iconic broadcaster Al Michaels formalized his broadcast […]


50 years ago, Al Michaels, nervous as they come, did his first World Series, standing near hero Curt Gowdy

Fifty years ago in 1972, a 27 year young Cincinnati Reds’ announcer, Al Michaels, […]


Sports on TV: It seems that winning or losing has become less important than who’s announcing the game

Football Announcers Switching Networks Dominate Coverage Broadcast sports has greatly changed over the years. Networks, […]


Halby’s Morsels: Kevin Burkhardt, Baseball on Fox and ESPN; Greg Olsen unsigned, Still – dots to connect

Mr. Information man, the NY Post’s Andrew Marchand, projects that Kevin Burkhardt is the […]


NFL TV play-by-play winners: Tirico, SNF; Michaels, Thursdays; Buck, ESPN and Fox TBD; Twists and turns

The musical chairs were never more active, neither were the moves, out one set of […]


Fox dumps $10 million of salary; Buck and Aikman go to ESPN; Fox should jump on Michaels and Costas

It appears that Joe Buck is the man. He’ll preside over¬†ESPN’s NFL’s Monday Night […]