Marty Glickman, Harry Caray, Jack Buck and the early days of the NBA; which actually started in 1946

When my career was heavily involved in broadcast sales, I attended a couple of annual […]


Jack Brickhouse earned a statue for decades of calling sports in Chicago; Left for one season with NY Giants

After the war, in 1945, Larry MacPhail took administrative charge of the Yankees and he […]


Aqib is a setback of sorts to TNF’s TV launch; Top deceased network voices, first in a series

A Sad occurrence Aqib Talib, the former cornerback who spent 12 years in the NFL, […]


Halby’s Morsels: More changes; Will Fox put Jim Gray on with Tom Brady? Joe Garagiola and Harry Carry

Tom Brady You have to wonder. What kind of broadcaster will Tom Brady wind […]


Four generations of Carays! Harry, Skip, Chip and now identical twins Chris and Stefan Caray are in AA

Chris and Stefan Caray: Double-A’s bright stars – making ishtory The minor league baseball […]


Chicago, a city of ultra-passionate sports fans: Most popular dozen of all-time play-by-play voices

The city’s 12 most popular sports voices ever, those men who’ve presided over the clubs’ […]


The 10 noisiest announcer firings; From networks to local voices, from CBS’ Musburger to the Yanks’ Allen

There have been some noisy firings (often labeled euphemistically as “not renewed”) Media firings […]


Halby’s Morsels: ESPN’s MNF, Fowler and Herbstreit?; Jack Buck and more

ESPN – Monday Night Football Michael McCarthy of Front Office Sports reported recently that ESPN […]


MLB Network airs special on Jack Buck, a larger than life personality; Bob Costas and Tom Verducci host

Jack Buck was a storyteller. He spun yarns, engrossed listeners and could tell war […]


Halby’s Morsels: It’s all in the family with names like Albert, Caray, Kelly, Kuiper and Lazarus; Mike Tirico +

First, a programming note. Columnist Dan Mason had a lengthy interview yesterday with the most […]


President Bill Clinton grew up listening to Harry Caray on Cardinals radio; Hillary loved the Cubs

“American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, “have […]


Monte Moore: Longtime A’s Voice: “My Worst Year was 1970 with Harry Caray”

Voice of 3 World Series on NBC says Charles Finley’s son was the ‘The Spy in the Sky,’ not him.