College Basketball Weekend: A listing of the games and a scouting thumbnail of the talent

Once the Super Bowl has been played and football is behind us, college basketball takes […]


ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit can talk and talk in circles; He makes good points on occasion if you can bear listening

  ESPN’s 15 separate presentations of last night’s title football game was a sports fan’s […]


ESPN’s Cable TV first: Fans will have extra audio choices watching title game, the LSU or Clemson radio call

  If this is the future of video, it’s about as good as it gets. […]


ESPN’s College GameDay started in 1987; Producer Lloyd’s most heartfelt was at Washington State

  President Donald Trump is expected to attend the College Football Playoff National Championship this […]


NFL: ABC/ESPN, CBS, Fox and NBC run the 4 Wildcard games; A guide to critiquing the talent on the telecasts

The first of the four big playoff weekends kicks off Saturday at 1 pm. The […]


Halby’s Morsels: A cynical view of Roone Arledge; ESPN’s NBA talent; More 70+ Voices; NFL TV rights

NBA on ESPN ESPN ran five games on Christmas Day.  The quintuple-header turned into an […]


NFL Week #14, CBS runs 8 games Sunday, Fox only 5; Buck and Aikman work TNF, off Sunday

There are no byes this weekend. All 32 NFL teams play Houston, Cleveland and Buffalo […]


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, […]


NFL Week #12: Fox and CBS shuffle AFC/NFC games; Full schedule, talent, regional splits; NBC flexes

NFL week#12 TV schedule, announcers, regional coverage break down on Fox and CBS. Sideline reporters assigned to games


Roy Firestone, ex-ESPN great, talks Don Cherry and the intersection of sports, politics and social media

  The unsettling comments of Don Cherry took its toll. He was yanked off Hockey […]


College football on TV, Part #3: The voices I heard; the real good, the good and the not too good

  So last weekend I watched more college football. Some announcers’ names were somewhat familiar, […]


ESPN’s Booger McFarland gets an A- calling SF-Seattle game; In his first season in the booth, he’s assertive!

The dreaded Booger-mobile has been retired and Jason Witten is back on the Dallas gridiron. […]