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 […]


March Madness: CBS and Turner ready for the Sweet 16 and Regional Finals; Busy weekend of hoops

SWEET SIXTEEN Lots of hoops Saturday and Sunday. Beginning on both days in […]


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 […]


March Madness: CBS and Turner announce Sunday and Monday 2nd round times, networks and talent

The partner networks, CBS and Turner, announced the times, networks and talent for today and […]


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/Turner announce 10 game crews for March Madness; New personnel and changes listed

CBS/Turner released its announcer schedule for the NCAA Tournament. Here they are with my comments: […]


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 […]


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 […]


The week that defined Jim Nantz’ network career, stamping two historical comebacks elegantly

Can you think of any network sports announcer who covered two historical, frenzied and […]


CBS and Turner conclude a brilliantly produced NCAA Tournament; Nantz excelled, Hill made good points

Random review and capricious notes: First, congrats to CBS and Turner. The tale is often […]


Shouldn’t CBS have provided basic details about the official who called the foul on Auburn’s Doughty?

CBS and Turner have excelled. Other than a misstep, omitting the Auburn celebration after […]