NFL, MLB, Kevin Burkhardt, Andrew Catalon, Gus Johnson, Lindsey Nelson and ESPN raves about ratings

First: Different formats and technology will take some time for the Joe Buck and Troy […]


Steve Levy on the big stage? He’s growing into the discussion that includes Buck, Michaels and Nantz

Much has been written on these pages about those who’ve roamed the halls of […]


ESPN’s gripping MNF was a fun watch while America is embracing the Levy, Griese, Riddick trio

The Pittsburgh Steelers held on to defeat the Chicago Bears 29-27 in Week […]


The Mannings and 3 of their guests, Lynch, Brady and Brees, were informative and fun, Bird miscast

Monday Night’s ManningCast returned to ESPN2 last night. The side by side show had […]


On Roone Arledge’s 90th birthday, former ABC Sports exec Jim Spence remembers a TV giant

In the early 1970s, television executive extraordinaire Roone Arledge became a household name. And […]


Will Al Michaels eventually land at ESPN/ABC once the Monday night deal changes in 2022? Stay tuned

There’s nothing like putting the cart before the horse, at least figuratively. It’s fun. […]


ESPN Monday Night Football: Tuning in the trio of voices: Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick; They get B+

ESPN has had turnover galore among its Monday Night Football teams. The crew […]


NFL Week #6: Buck, Aikman work Sunday and Monday; CBS #1 team on Cleveland at Pittsburgh

There are four teams with byes: Las Vegas Raiders, Los Angeles Chargers, New Orleans Saints […]


The NFL’s first prime time series: 50 years ago Monday Night Football hit ABC and wowed America!

Fifty years ago last September 21st, television and the NFL changed forever. Monday Night […]


Halby’s Morsels; MNF, Steve Levy, Al Michaels, Nick/Lou Saban, Woj, Maria Taylor, Howard Cosell, John Sterling

MLB Network continues to produce a wonderful series this summer, The Sounds of Baseball. […]


Halby’s Morsels: ESPN’s MNF, Fowler and Herbstreit?; Jack Buck and more

ESPN – Monday Night Football Michael McCarthy of Front Office Sports reported recently that ESPN […]


Halby’s Morsels: Pure voices; ESPN’s MNF booth needs personality; The Albert brothers; Tidbits

When it comes to overpowering timbre of years ago, the names that hit my […]