NBC plans a baseball broadcast with no announcers; How sad! Anecdotes, rhythm and liveliness lost

When I first heard that baseball, under the title of MLB on NBC would air […]


Historian Curt Smith says changes make HOF’s Ford Frick Award even better; Ballot goes from 8 to10

Perhaps sport’s most prestigious individual radio/TV honor is the Ford C. Frick Award, presented […]


Happy 70th birthday to Bob Costas! The prodigy can do anything; His zeal for baseball is irrepressible

Today, Bob Costas turns 70. Below, we continue our series of profiles of past […]


Halby’s Morsels: The Mannings; What’s next for MNF and Thursday nights?; Garagiola; A-Rod and Kay

No matter what comes of it, the Manning brothers will always be remembered for […]


Going viral: Seattle announcer Dave Sims spewed “Hey Now, Hey Now” as Mariners pushed toward post season

Dave Sims’ dramatic “Hey Now! Hey Now! Hey Now!” call of the Seattle Mariners’ […]


Jack Buck might as well have been St. Louis’ mayor; He was more popular in town than most of them

Today continues our look at radio/TV Voices of all of baseball’s 10 post-season teams by […]


Gary Thorne says he’s had talks with ESPN about NHL; Calls the late Mets’ voice Bob Murphy his mentor

The man is missed. If you’d hear him, you’d likely identify his voice immediately. […]


The media reacts to the latest controversy plaguing baseball: Pitchers’ use of illegal substances

In the midst of a season in which batting averages are at historic lows, […]


Halby’s Morsels: The fallout of the NHL TV deal, NBC’s statement; ESPN’s coverage of MLB and more

Turner, NBC and the NHL So Turner gets what some are referring to as […]


MLB has exciting young stars this season and a full 162 game schedule: How about mic’ing up some players?

Major League Baseball is having a moment. Can it last? Major League Baseball is at […]


ESPN launches its MLB broadcasts; Matt Vasgersian and Alex Rodriguez get an A on opening night

Opening night was extraordinarily different from any other one in baseball’s long and storied […]


MLB voices differ on need for fabricated crowd noise on broadcasts (Today: National League)

“We are going to make the best of it”: MLB Broadcasters Share Their Thoughts on […]