Dick Vitale called his first ESPN college basketball game 40 years ago Thursday, DePaul vs. Wisconsin

    ESPN’s Dick Vitale stepped onto the national stage forty years ago.Through the years, […]


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

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


Like the Rest of Us, Announcers Deal with Issues Too

It’s not always rosy. It just appears that way!



Mike Patrick: Will Miss ESPN Crew; Opposes Putting Play-by-Play Team in Studio

Mike Patrick, whose name was almost interchangeable with ESPN for some 36 years, has left the network. Mike’s first ESPN assignment was in 1982.


Getting Caught Up with Retired USA Today Sports Media Columnist Rudy Martzke

For 23 years beginning in 1982, Rudy Martzke authored a strikingly influential sports broadcast column for USA Today.