September 21, 2014
By: Richard Deitsch
For much of Cris Carter’s six-year tenure as an NFL analyst for ESPN, I found myself appreciating the energy and passion he brought to shows and respected the bona fides he carried as a Hall of Fame-caliber NFL player. But I always felt I was getting performance art with Carter. He was loud, preachy and far too often for me, he came off like an evangelist selling only one product: Cris... Read more here.»
September 19, 2014
By: Neil Best
‘I don’t know if you can be a 20-year overnight sensation,” Ian Eagle said with his best deadpan delivery, which is fair enough from a guy who has had a series of high-profile sportscasting gigs since he was in his mid-20s.
But Eagle did not deny the obvious: That even in a career full of big games, glowing reviews and viewer goodwill, being named the No. 2 NFL play-by-play... Read more here.»
Date: August 29, 2014
By: Dan Steinberg
From: The Washington Post
The Big Ten Network will begin its first Maryland football broadcast at 3:30 Saturday afternoon with a voice instantly recognizable to Terrapin fans. Maryland Athletics Hall of Famer Johnny Holliday — who has done the school’s radio play-by-play for more than 35 years — will be shown inside Byrd Stadium, talking about his connection with the school, about the team’s... Read more here.»
August 25, 2014
By: Neil Best
Jay Glazer has a couple of best friends, both of which he honored in Canton earlier this month.
One, Michael Strahan, was being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, with Glazer as his presenter, which secured him a seat for the ceremony near the likes of John Madden, Marv Levy and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
He credited the other with the fact he was able to be there for the... Read more here.»