College football on TV, Part #2: The voices I heard, the real good, the good and the not too good

This is part # 2. My observations last weekend watching college football all over the […]


When NBC’s Mike Tirico gives his opinion, it’s done subtly: He prefers to defer to Tony Dungy or others

This is part two of our interview with longtime, versatile sports voice, Mike Tirico. Since […]


NBC’s Mike Tirico flourishes being busy; Sunday Night Football, ND, Triple Crown, NHL, Golf, Indy 500 +

  A pro’s pro. How often have we heard that about those in sports broadcasting?  […]


Halby’s Morsels: It’s all in the family with names like Albert, Caray, Kelly, Kuiper and Lazarus; Mike Tirico +

First, a programming note. Columnist Dan Mason had a lengthy interview yesterday with the most […]


NBC gets an A for its coverage of British Open; Tirico, Hicks, Azinger and Faldo captured the golf and more

Golf’s last Major of the year has come and gone, completed over the weekend with […]


The Derby and a 4 OT NBA Playoff Game: TV performances of NBC’s Tirico and ESPN’s Pasch in focus

We define big moments or big moments define us. This past weekend the sports world […]


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: […]


NBC aired first Augusta National Women’s Amateur; Today ESPN has the Par 3, followed by CBS’ Masters

  To many, 52 weeks can seem like a lifetime, or so it would seem […]


Part II – Another weekend of college football; More announcers -15 additional telecasts critiqued

On Saturdays, a few announce crews are distinct. Others are a blur. College football on […]


NBC earns B grade for British Open coverage; Johnny Miller is getting gun-shy

Finally! And a sigh of relief! That’s how executives at NBC Sports had to feel […]


Steve Levy, A Ubiquitous Iron Man: He’s Here, There, and Everywhere

Levy worked at WFAN in New York in the late 80s, before going on to establish himself at New York’s Channel 2, MSG Network, and ESPN.


Morsels and Jottings: 2.19.18

Final thoughts on football broadcasts.