ESPN’s new MNF multicast on ESPN2 featuring the Mannings triggers questions; What are the takeaways?

Yesterday, ESPN announced groundbreaking production plans for its coverage of Monday Night Football. In […]


Halby’s Morsels: NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB; Gorging yourself on ESPN’s Nathan’s hotdogs contest? Disgusting

Nathan’s July 4th hotdog eating contest on ESPN Is overindulging on hotdogs a sport? […]


NBC and Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, once a full-time lawyer, likes Washington as his surprise team

Thanks to his passion and drive to uncover the story, Mike Florio, a one-time […]


The NFL announced today that Amazon’s Thursday rights will begin in ’22 not ’23 as originally planned

UPDATED MAY 3, 2021 It was jointly announced today that Amazon will take over exclusive […]


NFL news never stops: Recognizing the league’s most visible TV reporters, those deep in the trenches

Football without reporters is unthinkable. The game represents American culture, divided politics, mega-finances and […]


Halby’s Morsels: Network rights fees; Ad rates escalating; MLB voices; Joe Buck; Keith Jackson’s legacy

Someone has to pay for the NFL rights fees Got word today from a network […]


Sharing the same birthday, John Madden brought novelty and Don Meredith levity to NFL booths

Two birthdays passed quietly last Saturday, April 10th. John Madden turned 85. The football […]


NBC Sports Chairman Pete Bevacqua hopeful about NHL; Addresses NFL, Olympics, pandemic and ratings

The story of Pete Bevacqua is one of immaculate success. From his roots, through […]


Dick Stockton, the Cal Ripken of network play-by-play, calls it a day after a 55 year network career

Dick Stockton called it a day yesterday, after 55 years! For those of us who […]


Surprise, surprise: ‘CBS Brand,’ Jim Nantz renews with the network after negotiations went public

John Ourand of Sports Business Journal reported this evening that Jim Nantz and CBS […]


CBS, ESPN, FOX and NBC release details of mega deals to renew rights to the NFL; See full releases

The NFL and its four major network partners announced today extensions of their agreements with […]


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. […]