NBC and CBS pumped to start: Al Michaels, final year? Don’t bet on it; Only gamble on more wagering ads

Again this week, as they do each year on the eve of the NFL […]


CBS’ coverage of the 2021 Masters had new wrinkles; Voices were solid; Production was ho-hum

So many times on Masters Sundays, we are treated to moments that are etched in […]


Halby’s Morsels: Top all-time Final Four announce teams; Remote broadcast that went wrong

As we put a cap on the NCAA Tournament, I counted ten announce teams […]


The NCAA Finals on CBS: Grant Hill was assertive, taking a lead role at times; Nantz and Raftery solid

Gonzaga – Baylor Championship game: Comments and notes watching Monday night’s men’s championship on CBS. […]


Jim Nantz, Bill Raftery and Grant Hill get an A for their effort in title game; Analysts hit the keys spot-on

CBS hosted the NCAA national championship game on Monday night and this is how I […]


Final 4 thriller: UCLA’s Josh Lewin had best call; CBS voices didn’t let the win breathe; Listen to all 5 calls

The Saturday night thriller was memorable. Fans will certainly argue over the most breathtaking Final […]


TV trio of Dick Enberg, Al McGuire and Billy Packer was the best ever; Otherwise, 3 voices are tricky

Three voices behind the March Madness microphones are one too many, unless their names are Dick […]


Surprise, surprise: ‘CBS Brand,’ Jim Nantz renews with the network after negotiations went public

John Ourand of Sports Business Journal reported this evening that Jim Nantz and CBS […]


Are network sports announcers worth the multi-millions they’re paid? Do they effect ratings?

Much like coveted playing rosters of professional teams, network sports broadcasting jobs are limited […]


Jim Nantz: Going forward, the NCAA should consider holding all-rounds of March Madness in one market

CBS and partner Turner hosted their pre March Madness press-conference today, featuring the team […]


CBS and Turner list times, networks and talent for first three days of NCAA Tourney, starting Thursday

CBS and Turner quickly announced the times, the networks and talent for the first three […]


Networks busy as college basketball plays its conference tournaments; Jim Nantz has Big Ten

For the next four weeks or so, college basketball will dominate the attention of […]