CBS’ Jim Nantz and Tony Romo continue to engage viewers even in a lackluster Texans-Lions game

CBS’ top team of Jim Nantz (r) and Tony Romo (l) called the […]


NFL Week #11: NBC takes spotlight carrying Chiefs-Raiders from Las Vegas Sunday night

NFL # Week 11 Byes: Buffalo, Chicago, New York Giants, San Francisco, 14 games are […]


NFL Week #8: Joe Buck and Kevin Burkhardt back from baseball on Sunday; Nantz/Romo have Pit-Balt

Byes this week are Arizona, Houston, Jacksonville and Washington. Fox has the doubleheader, 3 […]


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 […]


ESPN officially assigns Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick to MNF; See full talent list since 1970

As it gets ready to celebrate 50 years since the birth of Monday Night […]


Is NBC’s Mike Tirico up to the task? Can the gifted generalist replace two giants, Al Michaels and Bob Costas?

There’s been almost nothing to suggest that Al Michaels has lost the spring to his […]


Versatile Tim Ryan, a network TV voice for decades, speaks out on NFL injuries and the anthem at games

Three years ago, after the publication of a memoir covering my life in the […]


ESPN bungles Shula story on SVP’s SportsCenter; This morning, Mike Greenberg came through solidly

Don Shula’s famous jaw would jut out perfectly on the NFL’s Mount Rushmore. He’d […]


Halby’s Morsels: Dick Enberg’s remark 50 years ago triggered ire; Al Michaels’ ascent to NFL prime; +

Dick Enberg draws anger on a UCLA-Oregon telecast on January 21, 1970 I stumbled upon […]


Halby’s Morsels: Olympics; Sports in wartime; Baby boomers’ crisis; Voices’ command of language +

I was asked by a reader to identify the top ten local baseball voices […]


Lisa Salters, ESPN’s Monday Night Football and NBA reporter: “My early goal and early career were in news”

You see lots of Lisa Salters reporting from the sidelines, be it the NFL or the […]


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 […]