October 18, 2014
By: Bob Gillespie
From: The State
Last week’s email from Mike Morgan had “This just in” occupying the message line. If you have a sense of irony, you could appreciate Morgan’s news and his enthusiasm at passing it along.
“I had two weekends off the rest of the college football and basketball season,” he wrote, “(and) I’ve just filled them with, of all things, calling two (football) games on national radio,... Read more here.»
October 16, 2014
By: Ed Sherman
From: Awful Announcing
Ed Note: The following appears courtesy the fine folks at the National Sports Journalism Center.
Howard Cosell and Tom Verducci don’t have much in common, but they will share a bit of history next week.
When Verducci works Fox’s coverage of the World Series, he will join Cosell as the only non-player or manager to sit in the TV analyst’s seat for the game’s biggest... Read more here.»
October 7, 2014
By: Christina De Nicola
From: FOX Sports Florida
Ten former Hurricanes will be inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015, the school announced Monday.
Six — Rusty Medearis (1990-92, ’94), Winston Moss (1983-86), Kevin Patrick (1990-93), Sean Taylor (2001-03), Jonathan Vilma (2000-03) and Rob Chudzinsk (1986-90) — played for the football program. Chudzinski also... Read more here.»
September 30, 2014
TBS has given the greenlight to The Smiths, a new unscripted series centering on NBA legend Kenny Smith and his wife, Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith, along with their five extraordinary kids. Set to shoot in Los Angeles and Atlanta, The Smiths is being produced by Good Clean Fun, with Jason Carbone (The Bachelor, Tia and Tamera, Run’s House), Nick Lee (The Bachelor, High School Reunion, Run’s House),... Read more here.»