ESPN, ABC and Turner release this weekend’s NBA playoff schedule and assigned on-air talent (April 18-21)

The schedule for the second weekend of NBA playoffs is below. First, these are my […]


ESPN’s ‘Survive and Advance’ on Valvano and ‘I hate Christian Laettner’ leave indelible marks

With the NCAA tournament over, college basketball fans now have to wait another seven […]


CBS gets a giant A for coverage of the Masters of our generation; Nantz an A+; Lundquist in old form

If you watched the Masters this weekend, you experienced what I believe was the […]


A Sunday with no dull moments: From the crack of dawn until bedtime, the Masters begins a busy schedule

It’s a very special and unparalleled Sunday for sports fans across America. The final round […]


CBS is following a longtime Masters’ preference but its announcers are wearing out the word “patrons”

The CBS broadcasters, working coverage of the Masters Thursday on ESPN, must’ve used the […]


NBA, ESPN and Turner release their NBA playoff schedules including channels, network and talent

April showers bring May flowers and the flowering of the NBA season, the long awaited […]


NBC aired first Augusta National Women’s Amateur; Today ESPN has the Par 3, followed by CBS’ Masters

To many, 52 weeks can seem like a lifetime, or so it would seem […]


ESPN’s fiery Stephen A. Smith breaks the bank: Lofty pay triggers crisp questions and trenchant comments

Anyone who’s witnessed  ESPN since its birth 40 years ago should have great respect for […]


Duke-UCF thriller: CBS director Bob Fishman shines; Camera, lens and angle work were spot-on

Bob Fishman has been directing big moments for CBS in the NCAA Tournament since […]


Preference: Debbie Antonelli over Doris Burke; Former NC State player brings more depth to her mic

While ESPN’s Doris Burke gets most of the attention among women basketball announcers, I’ve […]


Quick Hits: Shakeup of ESPN’s MNF crew; Witten’s PC booboo; Mookie Betts joins telecast while on the field

Monday Night Football Shakeup It was recently announced that Jason Witten is coming out […]


Tim Brando reminisces: 37 years of Raycom’s ACC coverage ends after this weekend’s tourney

After 37 inextricable years, the ACC and Raycom part company following this week’s conference […]