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  • Aereo CEO talks with Katie Couric
    Aereo antennas Supreme Court case: Pros and cons of dime-sized antennas
    Consumer groups support the effort of the Aereo company using their new dime-sized antennas to capture broadcasting transmissions at no charge from large television networks like ABC, CBS, Fox News and NBC. These consumer groups like the idea that...
  • Remembering Ken Venturi, one of the greats of golf
    Remembering Ken Venturi, one of the greats of golf
    One of golf’s best players and announcers, Ken Venturi, passed away over the weekend at the age of 82. Venturi provided lead analysis and commentary for CBS Sports’ coverage of golf for 35 years from 1968 when he, along with Jack...
  • Pat Summerall
    Former NFL player and play-by-play Commentator Pat Summerall dead at 82
    Pat Summerall passed away Tuesday at the age of 82. Known for being the broadcasting partner of John Madden, spokesman for True Value, providing play-by-play announcing duties for 16 Super Bowls and for being an NFL placekicker for the Detroit...
  • Rays broadcaster Dewayne Staats nominated for Ford Frick Award
    Rays broadcaster Dewayne Staats nominated for Ford Frick Award
    Tampa Bay Rays television play-by-play announcer Dewayne Staats was named as one of ten finalists for the 2013 Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The award is named in memory of Hall of Famer...
  • CBS Sports announces NFL broadcast pairings for 2012 season
    CBS Sports announces NFL broadcast pairings for 2012 season
    CBS Sports has announced its NFL broadcast team lineup for the 2012 season. The network begins its 53rd season of broadcasting NFL games on Sunday September 9 with Jim Nantz and former Giant quarterback Phil Simms as the lead announce team. James...
  • Passing laws in the wake of tragedy
    Passing laws in the wake of tragedies
    In the wake of the Aurora, Colorado tragedy, we heard a lot of media types and politicians call for stricter federal gun laws. In the wake of the 9/15/08 financial crisis, we heard a lot of talk about stricter financial laws. In both of these...
  • Sarasota’s Tim McCarver inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday
    Sarasota’s Tim McCarver inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday
    Congratulations to Sarasota resident Tim McCarver on his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY this weekend. McCarver was honored as this year’s inductee into the Ford Frick broadcast wing of the hall for his...
  • PODCAST: Interview with WNEW Newsman Mike Eisgrau
    PODCAST: Interview with WNEW Newsman Mike Eisgrau
    (Sarasota, FL) Mike Eisgrau was a news reporter and anchor for one of the greatest radio stations in the history of broadcasting, WNEW 1130 AM in New York. Ask anyone who grew up in either New York, New Jersey, Connecticut what station they...
  • Millionaires Broadcast Team
    Manatee Defeats Southeast 31-24 in Millionaires H.S. Game of the Week
    BRADENTON -- Southeast put a scare into Manatee, but when you’re number two in the nation, you find a way to win. The Hurricanes overcame a 24-7 halftime deficit to defeat the Seminoles 31-24 in a classic duel between two Manatee high...
  • This tri-fold card of Ralph Kiner highlights various stages of a 40+-year broadcasting 
career
    Ralph Kiner reflects on the Mets, and a life in baseball (Part 2 of 3)
    “If Casey Stengel were alive today, he'd be spinning in his grave.” For a short time after his retirement, Kiner was the GM of the Pacific Coast League’s San Diego Padres and, later, a broadcaster with the Chicago White Sox....