Halby’s Morsels: Calling games in empty arenas? It’s happened; In ’81, Reagan was shot day of finals

Yesterday, the NCAA followed what the NBA, MLB and NHL did earlier. It cancelled both […]


Tourney in empty buildings? CBS’ McManus and Turner’s Zucker are in constant contact with NCAA

Charles Barkley was asked whether the public was overreacting to the coronavirus. He essentially said […]


At 75, Al Michaels is ‘America’s sports announcer’; Who will be next to earn the unofficial moniker?

  Roy Firestone dubbed Al Michaels, ‘America’s sportscaster.’ Tough to disagree. Certainly on play-by-play. Michaels […]


Breaking down the top NFL announce teams; Buck-Aikman, Michaels-Collinsworth and Nantz-Romo

  A few folks here in South Florida asked me to  differentiate the top network […]


Fox and CBS grades: Buck/Aikman get A+ and Nantz/Romo get an A for NFC and AFC title games respectively

Editor’s comments: Announcers get pigeonholed. Vin Scully is immediately thought of, and rightfully so of […]


CBS’ golf coverage begins with fresh voices, Tiger on the verge of a record and Patrick Reed called a cheater

CBS Sports tees off its 2020 golf season the weekend of January 25th at the […]


NFL Weekend: CBS, Fox, NBC’s A teams get As; CBS’ B team, Eagle and Fouts, gets B; Romo or Madden?

  It couldn’t be bad if by Sunday, CBS and NBC touted their Saturday ratings. […]


The 2019 Halby’s: From Sportscaster of the Year to the voices we lost; From the best to the forgettable

  Second Annual: The Halby’s: 2019 Sports broadcast Awards and Recognition At the outset, let’s […]


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? […]


Fox gets a B+ for U. S. Open coverage; Joel Klatt, the football analyst, excels, earning an A

The 119th U. S. Open is in the books and the grades are in for […]


Did Fox’ soundbite invade Spieth’s privacy? Viewers heard golfer sarcastically chastise his caddie

  When you broadcast golf just once or twice a year, as Fox does, you […]


CBS gets a B+; Network tackled a ho-hum PGA but strayed when uncertainty built on the final hole

  For CBS and viewers at home, the first three days of the PGA and […]