Westwood One’s surprise renewal of the NCAA Tourney; Scully; Cefalo; Fox’ MLB; SiriusXM’s NBA Channel

NCAA Tournament In a surprising move, the NCAA announced that it has renewed its […]


How CBS snared the NCAA Tourney rights from NBC 40 years ago – in a competitive world of 3 networks

The Landscape Four decades ago, most of the sports television universe consisted of the […]


CBS/Turner’s Jim Spanarkel sparkles; Former Duke star and NBAer explains the game in helpful and simple terms

It’s been a year of setbacks for Jim Spanarkel. When he arrived in Indianapolis for […]


March Madness: CBS and Turner announce Sunday and Monday 2nd round times, networks and talent

The partner networks, CBS and Turner, announced the times, networks and talent for today and […]


Media predicts the tourney; SI’s Pat Forde: Winthrop upsets Villanova, SI’s Sweeny: Ohio knocks off Virginia

After it was cancelled at the start of the pandemic in March 2020, March […]


Halby’s Morsels: Tourney voices; Top 5 MSG sporting events ever and the broadcasters who covered them

Looking ahead to the NCAA Tournament: CBS’ Sean McManus said that the format this year […]


Busy week: Media focuses on NFL and college playoffs, coaching choices and March Madness plans

With the NFL playoffs starting today, the media had lots to say this week. […]


Halby’s Morsels: NCAA issues RFP for network radio rights starting with March’s tourney; Other nuggets

The NCAA Tournament Here’s the latest on the battle for the network radio rights to […]


Halby’s Morsels: End of the World; NCAA Tourney; Neil Funk; A busy fall; Entercom silences update voices

Neil Funk It’s too bad that retiring Chicago Bulls’ television announcer Neil Funk, 73, won’t […]


Halby’s Morsels: Calling games in empty arenas? It’s happened; In ’81, Reagan was shot day of finals

Yesterday, the NCAA followed what the NBA, MLB and NHL did earlier. It cancelled both […]


Conference tournaments play on; TV networks busy against an alarming and muted backdrop

UPDATED: So a partial score become a final  score–St. John’s-Creighton, a Big East Tourney game […]


Tourney in empty buildings? CBS’ McManus and Turner’s Zucker are in constant contact with NCAA

Charles Barkley was asked whether the public was overreacting to the coronavirus. He essentially said […]