Esteemed network voices remember where they were when America landed on the moon 50 years ago

What was it that Vin Scully said when Kirk Gibson hit that unforgettable home run? […]


The Derby and a 4 OT NBA Playoff Game: TV performances of NBC’s Tirico and ESPN’s Pasch in focus

We define big moments or big moments define us. This past weekend the sports world […]


Bob Costas and Tom Hammond reflect on the many Kentucky Derbies they covered for NBC

I checked in with two seasoned gentlemen who for 16 years co-hosted Derby telecasts, Bob […]


The debate of the NFL, NBC and Costas: The power of pragmatism over conviction

Bob Costas is among the most gifted sports broadcasters to grace television this generation. He’s […]


Columnist: Bob Costas, the prodigy years at CBS, doing NFL games at 25

  When CBS’ NFL announcers met for their pre-season meetings in August of 1977, and […]


Syracuse dominates the sports broadcast landscape; From the who’s who today to the who’s who tomorrow

Other colleges have produced network stars. Al Michaels attended Arizona State, Vin Scully, Fordham  and […]


2018: Halby’s sportscasting awards; The best and worst, 50 categories

With apologies to Rudy Martzke, the ex-longtime national sports media critic, I humbly share my […]


Happy Thanksgiving: Lots in the broadcast space for which to be thankful!

       Thanksgiving is an inclusionary American holiday; a good day for all of […]


Early ESPN interviewing icon, Roy Firestone: Opinions today are the cheapest form of programming

Firestone: “I’ve done 5,000 interviews. It’s less about the questions and more about the rapport […]


Network TV’s best ever ‘3-sport’ announcers: Gowdy, Enberg, Jackson, Stockton and Michaels

  With the intersection of the baseball, football and basketball seasons, the country’s most popular […]


Halby’s Morsels: Jon Miller on Costas; Alex Faust for Alex Trebek?; Comments OK then – not today

Bob Costas’ spellbinding acceptance speech of Ford Frick Award on July 28th Many are still […]


Bob Costas wows Cooperstown accepting Frick Award: ‘Broadcasters are inseparable from the game itself’

After Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series, Joe Trimble’s lead in the […]