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 […]


Monday Night Football Dismissals: ESPN’s in-house options; Lisa Salters back on sideline

So here we go again. ESPN has announced that it is making changes in […]


Reports and rumors: Disney wants Monday, Thursday AND Sunday Night Football + Michaels and P. Manning

Through its 40-year history, ESPN has run more games across its platforms than all […]


Halby’s Morsels: Talent salaries; Is Kirk Herbstreit worth $3-4 million per?; Baseball voices moonlighting

Salaries in the sports broadcast business vary considerably. Some are frankly outrageous. Let’s go […]


Halby’s Morsels: A Cosell-Summerall confrontation; Trump’s USFL-NFL vision; Harlan’s magic; Costas at 22

The untold encounter of Howard Cosell and Pat Summerall, a 1966 classic witnessed by […]