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 […]


Halby’s Morsels: NBA Studio, ESPN vs. TNT; Mayne, Berman, Tirico, Levy, Hicks, Nantz, Harlan, local voices

NBA shoulder programming in-studio: ESPN vs. Turner On ESPN’s media call Monday, I asked […]


Frank talk about Mike Tirico, College basketball’s Covid risks, Fake cheers of D-E-F-E-N-S-E in arenas

Mike Tirico’s attributes almost sound like an Eagle Scout. He is kind, he is […]


With Doc Emrick retired, who’s on NBC’s radar to follow the master? A look at the top five candidates

Hall of Famer Mike “Doc” Emrick announced his retirement last week after 40 years of […]


How did they do? Cris Collinsworth and Mike Tirico on NBC’s Sunday Night Football, Packers-Saints

On Sunday, the capable Mike Tirico filled in for network icon Al Michaels on […]


Is NBC’s Mike Tirico up to the task? Can the gifted generalist replace two giants, Al Michaels and Bob Costas?

There’s been almost nothing to suggest that Al Michaels has lost the spring to his […]


Voices address MLB dispute between owners and players over $$; Talk plans of the NBA, NFL and NHL

Finally! There’s movement, a moment that sports enthusiasts have waited for after ten punishing […]