Entries by Marc

John Thompson III may be moving from the bench to the booth

John Thompson III and Georgetown University have parted ways, leaving Thompson jobless for the first time since 1995. However, if you thought this would push him in the direction of retirement you’re wrong. Now, Thompson is looking to follow in the footsteps of his father who hosted a radio show for 13 consecutive years. Read […]

Broadcaster helps build excitement for Ontario Reign

Zakrzewski is currently in his second season as director of broadcasting for the Reign. He said he started out — like a number of sports broadcasters and writers — hoping to see action on the field or ice. And like most of his colleagues, that never happened.   Read on for more on the passion […]

For New Islanders Announcer, a Place to Call Home

“Brendan and Mary Burke, and their 2-year old daughter, Quinn, moved into a third-floor apartment in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn last month. It is only a 15-minute walk from Brendan’s new office, the Barclays Center, where he is MSG’s new announcer for Islanders telecasts. That short journey is the culmination of a 10-year […]