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 […]


Halby’s Morsels: Coronavirus scraps CBS/TNT’s tourney production meeting; Remembering Ed Ingles

  The annual CBS/Turner production meeting that’s held in New York prior to the NCAA […]


For voices and fans: An unequaled month of record setting and emotionally driven sports

It’s been an amazing stretch, one that might take forever to equal. In what now […]


CBS missed the crowning moment, dropping Auburn celebration 15 minutes before Duke-Mich State tip

  Isn’t much of the beauty of March Madness its drama? Isn’t it the emotional […]


Sunday’s March Madness, CBS and Turner schedules; ranking of today’s play-by-play voices and analysts

  Announcer rankings for today’s NCAA Tournament broadcasts (Sunday, March 24, 2019) First this from […]


CBS and Turner release their March Madness announcer assignments for the first week of games

CBS and Turner announced their line-up of game announcers for the first week of the […]


March Madness and bracketology: The media’s cottage industry; Lunardi, Katz, Schwab, Palm +

  March Madness has always been beyond exciting, easily rivaling late December as the most […]