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 […]


Mike Tirico hosts NBCSN’s breezy ‘Lunch Talk Live’; Star-studded guests are a constant at high noon

Versatile Mike Tirico is comfortable at just about any sports assignment he’s given and […]


Talkies Sharpe, Bayless, Cowherd and Patrick bellow their views on the NFL draft and The Last Dance

Another week of national sports talk. ESPN’s The Last Dance and the NFL Draft which began last […]


Leading network voices: Their early heroes, idols, influences, mentors and professional role models

I reached out to a renowned group of network voices who for decades shepherded millions […]


Al Michaels’ NBC contract ends in 2022; But the voice of NFL primetime isn’t ready to retire

Al Michaels has been dubbed America’s sports announcer. He’s covered several Olympics, eight World […]


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 […]