At the winter meetings Wednesday, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced that Bob Costas was the winner of this years Ford C. Frick Award. This award is given by the Baseball Hall of Fame to a broadcaster for “major contributions to baseball”. Costas will be presented with the award July 28th in Cooperstown, NY during […]
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Sports Illustrated has come to an agreement with NBCSN to televise their “Sportsperson of the Year Awards” for the first time. The award ceremony was formerly broadcasted online but will now air as an hourlong special on December 8th at 8 pm ET. The award is given to the athlete, team, or coach who best exemplifies […]
Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated recently published a list of the top 25 national play-by-play broadcasters in sports today. The list starts with Verne Lundquist of CBS Sports at number 25 and ends with Mike Emrick of NBC Sports at number 1. You can see the rest of the list as well as some facts […]
The Baseball Hall of Fame has announced the finalists for the 2018 Ford C Frick Award, one of the highest honors for baseball broadcasters. The eight finalists for the award are Buddy Blatner, Joe Buck, Bob Costas, Dizzy Dean, Don Drysdale, Al Michaels, Joe Morgan, and Pee Wee Reese. The winner of this prestigious award will […]
Dallas Stars play-by-play broadcaster Dave “The Voice” Strader has passed away after a battle with bile duct cancer; he was 62 years old. Strader had been the play-by-play voice of the Phoenix Coyotes, Florida Panthers, and Detroit Red Wings throughout his career and had also called games for ESPN and NBC. You can read more […]
Many people had their doubts when it was announced that Tony Romo would be calling NFL games for CBS this season. However, the former Dallas Cowboys quarterback has proved all of his doubters wrong as he has become must-watch television by predicting plays before they happen. You can read more about Romo’s success in the […]
ESPN College Football analyst Ed Cunningham has resigned from his position as a college football color commentator, citing concern over concussions and other football-related injuries. “In its current state, there are some real dangers: broken limbs, wear and tear,” Cunningham said. “But the real crux of this is that I just don’t think the game is […]
After witnessing major layoffs at companies such as ESPN, Sports Illustrated, and Yahoo Sports as well as the switch to all video content at Fox Sports, many sports journalists seem to be leaving the industry in search of jobs that are considered more stable or secure. Since the number of journalists leaving for this reason […]
After briefly serving as a coaching intern with the Kansas City Chiefs, former Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will be joining Fox Sports as an NFL Studio Analyst. Vick will serve as an analyst on FOX NFL Kickoff and will also appear on other FS1 shows. You can read more about Vick’s […]
In what is seen by many as a no-win situation, ESPN has pulled commentator Robert Lee from the broadcast of the University of Virginia’s football opener on September 2nd. Lee has been reassigned to the Pitt vs Youngstown State game on the same day which can be seen on ESPN3. This decision was made after […]
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