| May 18, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Whether it's a Sunday night football game or the third Saturday in May at Pimlico, when NBC Sports floods the zone with members of its A-Team, the telecast is almost always a winner.
That was again the case for the 138th Preakness Stakes -- thanks to...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Welcome to the neighborhood, Bob Costas.
The NBC sportscaster recently purchased a home in Newport Beach, according to realtor.com.
Costas and his wife, Jill, paid $4.7 million for the property located in the exclusive Crystal Cove community, the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Jeff Zucker has officially been on the job at CNN for all of 8 days, but sweeping changes are already underway at the ratings-challenged cable news network.
First up: The network announced on Tuesday the hiring of “20-20” anchor Chris...
| Feb 1, 2013
“Heroes get remembered, but legends never die. Follow your heart, kid, and you’ll never go wrong.”
— From the film,
“The Sandlot” (1993)
A great American legend, and one of my heroes, was buried last week. But “...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:07 PM
I am so completely pessimistic and cynical about this country being able to pass any meaningful gun control laws as long as the right to bear arms is sanctified, enshrined and beatified by the United States Constitution. To end the gun culture we have...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Tom Hanks, playing the character of Jimmy Dugan, uttered the famous line, "There's no crying in baseball," in the 1992 comedy "A League Of Their Own."
Similarly, there's no crying when it comes to the world of baseball broadcasting because while...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
| May 10, 2013
| 2:19 PM
You will find no tears here for the cancellation of Brian Williams' "Rock Center," which was first reported Friday by the New York Times.
It was one of the sorriest excuses for a newsmagazine that I have seen in 30 years of reporting on network...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:28 PM
You now can purchase a "Peanut Punch" T-shirt.
You could have heard Charles "Peanut" Tillman talk about his penchant for forcing fumbles on his regular guest spot on WSCR-AM 670 Tuesday. Or you can hear him talk about it on ESPN (Rachel Nichols...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:41 PM
NBC's “Sunday Night Football” produced headlines this week when Bob Costas editorialized about gun control after the Kansas City Chiefs tragedy. Some football fans complained that it was the wrong forum for an editorial. Costas will respond to...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The 138th Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday, May 5, from Churchill Downs in Louisville, for the first leg of horse racing’s elusive Triple Crown (sweeping the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes). Bodemeister, Creative Cause,...