In the 90s, broadcast coach Marty Glickman evaluated top network voices; Most had some flaws

As mentioned in Friday’s Glickman piece, I got to know Marty fairly well in […]


Ex-athletes and coaches who are now broadcast analysts assume fans know the jargon – They’re wrong

At one time in the past, whether a person was following a sporting event […]


Halby’s Morsels: Bob Uecker; Clay Travis; ESPN changes; TV and NBA’s early days; Glickman’s son passes

Bob Uecker In the third in its Sounds of Baseball series, MLB Network ran […]


The dozen pioneering voices who popularized the NBA during the league’s early, challenging years

THE NBA’S EARLY YEARS. THE COMPELLING VOICES WHO PAVED THE WAY The NBA had […]


Watch Marty Glickman, Original Voice of the NBA, call the 1964 Final on TV, Russell vs. Chamberlain

By 1940, baseball’s Red Barber, football’s Ted Husing and boxing’s Sam Taub put their pioneering […]


Remembering a legend: Les Keiter, born 100 years ago, called big events and coined colorful phrases

In his twenties, the prodigious Marv Albert was already the sports director of New […]


Is Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game Marv Albert’s last? Icon did his first in 1968 at old Madison Square Garden

Based on reports, it’s quite possible that this Sunday could be Marv Albert’s final […]


Tears of Appreciation: Costas, Enberg, Glickman, Scully and Joe Tait

My mother, bless her heart, has a love for old classical music. When listening to […]


Costas: Howard Cosell’s Unmistakable Delivery Imitated by All

On the eve of Howard Cosell’s 100th birthday this Sunday (3/25), we continue our panel interview in part III.


Howard Cosell: Brilliant and Occasionally Rude

In this special retrospective, a panel of some of the top names in the industry share their memories of the late Cosell.


Big Dance Remains Filled With Big Clichés

When March Madness lingo gets out of hand.


Morsels and Jottings: 3.4.18

Assorted musings and recent news.