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.»
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.»