The Voice of the NBA turns 77 next month.
Whether he marveled or shuddered, emoted or agonized, Verne Lundquist was never about shtick or fabrication. Emotional, yes, scripted lines, no. Jack Nicklaus’ birdie at the 1986 Masters still resonates, “Yes Sir!” Lighthearted enthusiasm, of course. A hard hit, “How do you do!” Lundquist’s unmistakable hearty laugh has been comforting and reassuring for half a… Continue reading Verne Lundquist; a Hearty Laugh and Natural Warmth that Might Never be Replaced
11 month old girl that Schemmel pulled from the wreckage of the ’89 crash died of a drug overdose in ‘09
Succeeding a popular Al Michaels in ’74, Brennaman didn’t feel accepted immediately.
Cohn is among the top 5 women all-time with Mary Carillo, Suzyn Kolber, Robin Roberts, and Lesley Visser.
Rome started his career by selling office equipment.
“With 90 percent of the players in visors, it’s hard to find something to hit.”
Swirsky doesn’t think talkies should infuse themselves into sports shows.
Some say Wheeler, 56, is the NBA’s best radio voice but he continues to fight an uneasy condition.
The New York and DC sports broadcasting legend found the humor in sports. He might have been the first.