Opening up: Assessing TV World Series coverage, from the eyes of one who’s watched some six decades

Don Haley is a pen name, living the life of a sports media critic. […]


Halby’s Morsels: Voices don’t have deep enough pockets to stuff their cash; ESPN was a better fit for Tirico

Mike Tirico hasn’t been a great match for NBC. Yet he’s a fine play-by-player and […]


NBC China assignments begins this week; 84 voices will work out of Connecticut; Tirico starts in Beijing

The Winter Olympics begin this week and Mike Tirico heads up the Olympic on-air talent. […]


Hard to argue that the best NFL TV trios worked Sunday; Tirico too hyped late in Saturday’s Cincy win

From column contributor Don Haley and comments by publisher David Halberstam. My notes follow. Five […]


Tirico pumped for Cincy’s first playoff win in 31 years; Eagle and Davis got a bad hand in Buffalo’s blowout

They’re off! Game one was riveting. Cincinnati finally won a playoff game, its first […]


College Football Week #8: NBC has USC-Notre Dame in primetime; 4 top 10 teams play at 12N E.T.

MikeTirico Little can discount the great rivalry of USC and Notre Dame, including a Trojans’ […]


CBS smartly extends Burleson; Good vs. weak MLB voices; Remote nightmare; Salary dichotomies

Nate Burleson has earned his stripes in an economy of time. The Canadian born […]


A sensible and thorough break down of NBC’s Olympic coverage which didn’t get rave reviews overall

Generally speaking, NBCUniversal’s coverage of the Tokyo Olympics didn’t qualify for any medal. And […]


NBC avoided Olympic controversies; Holt stuck to journalism first; Guthrie didn’t; Costas missed

Go back for a moment to a Variety story on April 14th. It set […]


NBC’s Olympic announcers lack distinction; Hoops voices are weak; MLB, NFL NHL and NBA news

News, opinions and rants. The Olympics are dominating sports broadcasting news during these […]


Does NBC even want us to know who’s calling these Olympic Games? Let us know who are behind the mics!

Outside of Mike Tirico, NBC doesn’t really care if you know who’s calling these […]


Need a scorecard for NBC’s Olympics voices? Here it is: Broken down by sport and event, 178 in all

RECORD 178 COMMENTATORS JOIN NBC OLYMPICS’ COVERAGE OF THE GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD FROM […]