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 […]


A sensible and thorough break down of NBC’s Olympic coverage which didn’t get rave reviews overall

Generally speaking, NBCUniversal’s coverage of the Tokyo Olympics didn’t qualify for any medal. And […]


Will fans get the full story watching games on television or is print the only way to get the complete truth?

The critical story this year to most of us in the United States is […]


Ali-Frazier I, 50 years ago, was tinged with emotion and contrasting racial views; Bob Costas remembers

This morning, Bob Costas reflects on the Fight of the Century, the rumble that […]


Media responds to potential Covid issues that the NBA faces when it launches the 2020-21 season

The 2020-21 NBA season is just under two weeks away, but already there are significant […]


Halby’s Morsels: MLB’s best #2 voices ever; Remembering Braves-Indians World Series 25 years ago

It wasn’t always this way. Viewers and listeners didn’t always need a scorecard to identify […]


Bob Costas opens up about his dad’s gambling addiction in a gripping podcast with Roy Firestone

If you remember Roy Firestone from his wonderful interviews on ESPN during the network’s […]


Is NBC’s Mike Tirico up to the task? Can the gifted generalist replace two giants, Al Michaels and Bob Costas?

There’s been almost nothing to suggest that Al Michaels has lost the spring to his […]


Bob Costas: Rob Manfred did well on Astros ruling; Fans will be wary of attending games once scheduled

For four decades, he was America’s sports host. Under the brightest lights and on […]


Leading network voices: Their early heroes, idols, influences, mentors and professional role models

I reached out to a renowned group of network voices who for decades shepherded millions […]


Legendary columnist Peter Vecsey remembers David Stern; Bob Costas comments on the late commissioner

David Stern didn’t dodge reporters’ questions. Peter Vecsey, the all-time most powerful columnist covering […]


Indelible Qualities: 25 announcers whose resumes won’t likely be duplicated soon

With 85 or so football games on network television this past weekend, I asked myself […]