NBA releases first round playoff schedule and networks; TNT identifies it four play-by-play crews

The playoffs are around the corner and here’s the schedule and what we know about […]


Voices keeping busy during the malaise; They do the zany, do stunts, and serve as cheerleaders

Broadcasters and related tidbits during this unprecedented stoppage Dr. Tony Fauci of the NIAID says […]


ESPN team of Breen, Van Gundy and Jackson get an A grade for their call of Lakers-Bucks showdown

Whom would you choose? TNT’s Marv Albert and Chris Webber or ESPN’s Mike Breen, […]


Mike Breen, who’s called a record 14 NBA Finals, is given Basketball HOF’s Curt Gowdy Award for announcing

Mike Breen finally made it. What took the Hall so long? The Naismith Hall […]


Halby’s Morsels: A cynical view of Roone Arledge; ESPN’s NBA talent; More 70+ Voices; NFL TV rights

NBA on ESPN ESPN ran five games on Christmas Day.  The quintuple-header turned into an […]


2018-19 NBA recap: Announcers, annoyances, observations, refs, takes, the anthem and PA voices

Time to bellow some end-season, top of mind thoughts: 2018-19 – Three of the […]


ABC releases NBA Finals schedule; Van Gundy and Jackson upset that Mike Breen’s not in the Hall of Fame

SCHEDULE BELOW Mike Breen takes center stage on ABC tonight, calling the play-by-play of the […]


Halby’s Morsels: The Derby, Breen, Albert, Lawler’s successor, Hubie and an unlistenable NBA radio voice

Before getting to NBA yummies, a quick note on Saturday’s Kentucky Derby coverage on NBC: […]


Turner, ABC and ESPN set schedule for the second round NBA playoffs and update announcer assignments

SCHEDULE FOR UPCOMING WEEK BELOW ESPN TELECAST Mike Breen found his sportscasting specialty. He’s a […]


NBA, ESPN and Turner release their NBA playoff schedules including channels, network and talent

April showers bring May flowers and the flowering of the NBA season, the long awaited […]


A Q&A with WFUV’s Bob Ahrens

Bob Ahrens has been around the sports broadcast game for over a half century.