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Jerry Buss has sent shockwaves throughout the City of Angels. With a regenerative medicine focus, Scott conducted two post-doctoral fellowships, the first was to investigate the molecular pathogenesis of liver fibrosis and the second to define mechanisms driving neural stem cell maintenance. I'm Glad Video short performer: She says her doctors have told her she has a great chance to be cured of the serious medical condition, but that she will miss time on the show as she undergoes treatment. Unbeknownst to Breer and Jones, some of his teammates were in the background in their birthday suits, which probably won't "sit" well with the FCC.


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Fox Sports 1 has decided to cancel its nightly highlight show, "Fox Sports Live. A time table for his return has not been determined. We at the ASA wish him a full and speedy recovery. It seems to be one and done for Greg Norman. According to reports, Fox has dropped the U. Open golf analyst from its coverage after only one year. It's been rumored that the network, which acquired the rights to the golf championship last year, was unhappy with Norman's lack of preparation and weak analysis during crucial moments of the broadcast.

The Minnesota Vikings suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the first round of the playoffs, and it seems like no one was more upset then their radio play-by-play announcer Paul Allen. The season can't end like that! Allen then somberly stated, "The Seattle Seahawks are off to Charlotte. I guess three really is a crowd. FOX also announced that its No. Hernandez, 62, has been a commentator on Mets telecasts on SNY for 10 seasons.

He has been joined by play-by-play announcer Gary Cohen and fellow analyst Ron Darling to form one of the most beloved broadcast teams in sports. CBS Sports is getting a make over. Rachel Nichols is heading back to Bristol. According to reports, the veteran Turner and CNN reporter will be returning to ESPN where she will host her own program, serve as an anchor and reporter, contribute to SportsCenter and other platforms.

Spanish-language rights to the World Cup away from rival Univision starting with the tournament. When your phone rings, answer it. Because it might be living legend Vin Scully on the other end. That's what Joe Davis learned when he let two calls that didn't come up on his caller ID go to voice mail. The first call ended with no message but the second left Davis in awe, as it was broadcasting great Vin Scully welcoming the year-old to the Dodgers family. The up and coming Davis has already worked for ESPN and Fox Sports, and with Scully announcing that will be his last year, there is speculation that Davis will be groomed to be the next Dodgers voice.

He will have some mighty big shoes to fill. As he announced that he will be leaving the position he has held since at the end of the year. The move came as a surprise to the boxing world, as Hershman, 52, is one of the most powerful people in the business.

He handled an eight-figure annual budget for HBO's boxing franchise, oversaw its pay-per-view division and decided which fighters the network would back and hopefully propel to superstar status.

With college hoops about to get into full swing, ESPN has shored up its broadcasting crew across its college platforms. The season gets underway across the networks on Friday, Nov.

Next season, Cervasio will anchor a Cosmos pregame show and report from the sidelines, joining play-by-play man JP Dellacamera and analyst Shep Messing. Unbeknownst to Breer and Jones, some of his teammates were in the background in their birthday suits, which probably won't "sit" well with the FCC. I'm sure this will rehash the ongoing debate as to whether or not cameras and the media really need to be in the locker room. At least it wasn't a female reporter, which would have opened up a whole other can of worms.

No wonder why Alex Rodriguez doesn't play the field anymore, he's lost his throwing accuracy. A former quarterback in high school, A-Rod was prompted to show off his arm and proceeded to sail a pass over the head of NFL insider Jay Glazer that went crashing through a TV monitor.

Sager, who recently received another round of chemotherapy in his ongoing bout with leukemia, will work the Pelicans-Warriors game with the broadcast team of Marv Albert and Chris Webber. Joe Buck has apparently upset some Kansas City Royals fans, namely Adam Jones , who started a petition to have the longtime Fox play-by-play man relieved from his duties calling the American League Championship Series.

Buck caught wind of the petition and even had a little fun on Twitter, retweeting the link and offering "Good Luck" to its creator. Jones should be happy, his Royals are up two games to none on the Blue Jays. I don't think Michigan reporter Jamal Spencer is familiar with the late Yogi Berra saying, "It ain't over 'till it's over. The mistake was corrected by the sports anchor back in the studio and the station manager also offered an explanation on their website.

Martin will make her network debut on Oct. Although it has not been finalized, sources say Harrelson, 74, will only work road games and a limited number of home games including Opening Day and the Chicago Cubs series. Vin Scully , legendary LA Dodgers voice and ASA Hall of Famer, announced that he will be back for a record 67th season behind the microphone in , but the broadcasting icon said it will likely be his last Jessica Mendoza made history on August 24 when she became the first woman to broadcast a major league baseball game on ESPN.

Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts take the No. Speaking of Cowherd, Fox Sports officially announced that his new radio show will air from 12pm-3pm on Fox Sports 1 and Premiere Radio. Doug Flutie , NBC college football studio analyst, will be moving into the broadcast booth this year, replacing Mike Mayock on Notre Dame football telecasts.

Mayock had been the calling Fighting Irish games since Replacing Flutie in the studio will be former Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma. Bill Simmons , sports commentator and writer who recently parted ways with ESPN, has signed a multi-year deal with HBO where he will host a weekly television series. The show, which will feature stories and guests from across the sports and other landscapes, will debut in Van Miller , legendary voice of the Buffalo Bills for 37 seasons, died on July 17 after a brief illness.

Unfortunately, the team was unable to capture the Lombardi Trophy. The move comes after Donovan McNabb , who was tabbed to call NFL games for Fox this fall, was suspended indefinitely by the network after his recent DUI arrest, the second in 18 months.

With Davis headed to the pros, Fox announced that Joel Klatt will take his place as lead college football analyst. Hellums worked alongside eight play-by-play announcers and broadcast over games. His last game was Nov. Ley, who joined the fledgling network on September 9, , its third day of operation, will continue to host Outside the Lines and numerous soccer events including the World Cup and Euros Dwayne Wade may be looking towards life after basketball.

Sports Illustrated has reported that Bill Simmons will no longer participate on any ESPN platforms despite several months remaining on his contract. According to the article, the two sides have reached an agreement that will keep Simmons off the air as well as away from his site Grantland and podcasts. In addition, Marks is slated to provide SportsCenter updates regularly on weekdays and host or co-host multiple shows as needed.

ESPN has secured a deal with the Mountain West Conference to bring its annual football championship game to the network through the season. The Mayweather camp has denied these allegations, saying there was a mixup at the credentials office and the two veteran female reporters were never banned from the event. NBC Sports has been offering a record The Baltimore Orioles , playing for the first time since the outbreak of riots in the city several days ago, beat the Chicago White Sox , , in an afternoon game played at an eerily silent Camden Yards that was closed to the public due to safety concerns.

This is the first time in major league baseball history a game has been played where fans were not allowed in the stadium. The O's are scheduled to hosted the Devil Rays but the series will be moved to Tampa with Baltimore assuming the role as the home team.

The network said they did not need permission from major league baseball to hire Rose, who was banned for life in , but contacted them as a courtesy to alert them they were interviewing Rose and planned to offer him a contract. Open, which he will cover in June. The year TV veteran started his 6pm sports report by thanking viewers for all their support during his month-long recovery. Stone will anchor coverage of the six-city, month-long tournament from the FOX studio in Vancouver, British Columbia, the network announced Wednesday.

Our sympathies go out to John Sterling , New York Yankees radio announcer, who was among the hundreds of people who lost their homes during a multi-alarm fire that raged through the The Avalon apartment complex on January 21st in Edgewater, NJ.

Thankfully there were no casualties, as over people were safely evacuated. The move should not affect his work as the analyst on Cowboys radio broadcasts. Laufenberg completed his 22nd season with the Cowboys on Sunday. Broadcast team Joe Angel and Fred Manfra will return for their 12th season together.

Louis Cardinals games alongside play-by-play man Dan McLaughlin. Let the pictures speak for themselves. The Giants Win the Pennant! Does the booth have a good phone line? Are there enough electrical outlets to accommodate all your electronics or do you need a surge protector?

Are stats and rosters readily available? Broadcasters are also encouraged to post photos and reviews of the booths they've worked in. The deal will take effect starting with the season and run through the campaign. The new deal will also result in a substantial increase to team salary caps, which NBA superstars LeBron James and Kevin Durant will look to take advantage of when they are eligible for free agency in Kobe Bryant has also commented on the mega deal, tweeting that the additional income means owners can no longer call players selfish and ungrateful for not wanting to take less money for the good of the team.

Robinson will also undergo sensitivity training. He has since apologized for his comments. Here's what Raissman had to say: While others have gotten extremely windy stating their positions, Gumbel said, 'I haven't used it the name for a few years. It's just that I didn't feel that you need to stand up on a podium and announce it. It's what makes him different than most of his peers. Tom Durkin , longtime horse racing announcer, retired after an illustrious year career which included 20 years as the voice of the Breeders' Cup, and 10 years of calling the Triple Crown races on television.

Tappen will continue to appear as a personality on the NHL Network as well. Brando will cover college football and basketball for Fox Sports and Fox Sports 1 beginning this Fall. Brando's partner and the rest of the broadcast roster will be announced at a later date.

Mike 'Doc' Emrick , who will miss Game 1 due to a death in his family, will return for the remainder of the series beginning with Game 2 on Saturday. Game two has also shifted to NBC,airing at 7: Games three and four will be carried by NBCSN while any of the potential final three games will run on the broadcast network. Production highlights are set to include an updated broadcast open celebrating the greatest players and moments from the NBA Finals; I-MOVIX cameras presenting slow motion replays; 36 high-definition video cameras; and the use of eight Super Slo Mo cameras.

Jenny Dell , NESN reporter whose role was significantly reduced in January when she let it be known she was romantically involved with Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks , is leaving the network.

Coverage includes the June 4th documentary, "California Chrome: Coverage of the Belmont Stakes begin at 2: The year veteran who played his entire career with the New York Giants, announced his retirement in January. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Sager and his family during this difficult time. He also hosts a weekly coaches radio show on WADI NBC had broadcast the tournament since Hall of Fame broadcaster and ASA member Milo Hamilton was behind the microphone to provide the call for this monumental event in baseball history: That is ball is gonna be-eee … Outta here!

Brian Billick will not be returning to Fox Sports after the network decided not to offer the NFL analyst an extension to his expiring contract. Mary Carillo agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Tennis Channel through Carillo originally joined Tennis Channel in The first episode will debut on Tuesday, March 18 at 7p and feature Orel Hershiser.

Mike Schmidt it returning to the Phillies, where he will join Comcast SportsNet as a member of the club's broadcast team for 13 Sunday home games in Schmidt will work as an analyst alongside play by play man Tom McCarthy for Sundays with Schmidt broadcasts this season.

Curt Schilling , ESPN baseball analyst who announced last week that he has cancer, underwent surgery and is recovering, according to his daughter, Gabby. The year-old has not divulged what type of cancer he has.

Schilling, who pitched in the majors for 20 seasons, was recently added to the "Sunday Night Baseball"announcing team, replacing Orel Hershiser. The network reports that As for the Pepsi Halftime Show, The four-time Super Bowl champion flew back to Louisiana to be with his family during this difficult time.

He will serve as curling analyst for NBC Olympics' coverage. In her first interview since deciding to withdraw from the Sochi Olympics, Vonn appeared on Today this morning to talk about her role at the network and give an update on her training and rehabilitation before talking about how athletes prepare physically and mentally for the Games. Facing stiff competition from the Grammys, the game averaged a 3. I think the players played much harder.

According to the official release from the BBWAA, the Board of Directors also decided to remove Le Batard's membership for one year, for "transferring his Hall of Fame ballot to an entity that has not earned voting status. Michaels has also covered numerous Olympics including his unforgettable broadcast in of the United States' hockey team's gold-medal run at the Lake Placid Games when he made the memorable call of "Do you believe in miracles?

Bob Wolff , the longest running broadcaster in television and radio history, celebrated his 93rd birthday on November Brian Wheeler , ASA member and Portland Trail Blazers radio play-by-play announcer, had his broadcasting streak of 1, consecutive games snapped on November 15 when he missed his first game a win against the Celtics in Boston in his year career with the Blazers due to illness. Last week the Blazers announced that Wheeler would not be accompanying the team on their four-game road trip with stops in Boston, Toronto, Brooklyn and Milwaukee.

Raftery said he will call somewhere between games this season for Fox Sports 1. I prefer to skip it. The Titans ended up winning by an even larger margin, Kellogg was a studio analyst for 16 years before replacing Billy Packer on game telecasts. He called his first Final Four in Although the move to CBSSN would give the show national exposure, the content, which has a New York flavor, might need to be changed to appeal to a wider audience.

Marty Brennaman , Hall of Fame broadcaster, has agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Cincinnati Reds to continue as their play-by-play announcer on Radio Network through the season. Brennaman, 71, has been the radio voice of the Reds since joining the team in Frick Award in Next year will mark his 50th as a baseball broadcaster. The fast-paced, upbeat sports talk show features sports superstar guests who share real-life stories. I look forward to continuing to offer compelling stories and informative interviews for our ever-expanding audience with some of the biggest names in sports.

The former co-host of WFAN's "Mike and the Mad Dog" will host a weekday television show and appear on other programs the network produces. Russo will also continue to do his "Mad Dog Unleashed" show on SiriusXM, as he recently inked a new three-year deal with the satellite radio provider. Bob Robertson , voice of Washington State University football for 46 years, has announced he will be stepping down effective immediately.

Bud Nameck , WSU's basketball voice and football sideline reporter and part-time analyst, will be taking his place. WSU athletic director Bill Moos called it a mutual decision. Robertson will continue to work the pregame and postgame as well as halftime shows. Socci will replace the legendary Gil Santos , who retired following the AFC Championship game in January after 36 seasons as the voice of the Patriots.

Socci has called Navy Football for the last 16 years and had a short stint with the minor league Pawtucket Red Sox before getting the call for the Patriots gig. Just last week, the network acquired the rights to the U. The award will recognize the strength and courage Roberts has displayed throughout her life and career, overcoming life-threatening illnesses twice.

Actually, I was praying myself. There was very little you could add. This will be the last on ESPN, which has aired the tournament since The Big East basketball schools, including St. This will be Ashby's second stint in the broadcast booth for the Astros, previously working the radio side. Ashby will primarily do color for the Astros, but he's expected to do some play-by-play as Brown, 65, is reducing his play-by-play duties to about games.

The bulk of the ABC show turned into a celebration of her return as she's recovering from MDS, a blood and bone marrow disease. Leigh Diffey has joined NBC Sports as the lead play by play announcer for the network s auto racing coverage. She is a graduate of Arizona State University. The passing of longtime Los Angeles Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss has sent shockwaves throughout the City of Angels. Best known in his playing days for his devastating forkball, the right-handed pitcher and five-time All-Star will forever be known to Blue Jays fans as the first game winner in club history 21 wins and for propelling his team into the playoffs for the first of their back-to-back World Series Championships in and Morris retired in and has spent time as a color analyst for the Minnesota Twins and as well as a guest on Detroit Tigers broadcasts.

Louis resident, paid tribute to the late Stan Musial during a two-hour mass outside Busch Stadium on Saturday, January 26th. Stanley Frank Musial made a name for himself as one of baseball's best hitters of all time on the field, as well as one of its greatest, most dignified ambassadors off it. And now "Stan the Man" is gone. Musial died at his Ladue, Missouri, home surrounded by family, the Cardinals said in a statement.

Croix County Court in Wisconsin, 30 miles east of Minneapolis. John Andariese , longtime New York Knicks TV and radio announcer, was honored with the fifth annual Dick McGuire Knickerbocker Legacy Award , given by the family of the Hall of Fame player and team employee to a person who "exudes the qualities of what it means to be a Knickerbocker.

I completely understand how the issue of race in sports is a sensitive one and needs to be handled with great care. This past Thursday I failed to do that. The failure was in how I chose to discuss it on First Take, and in doing so, turned a productive conversation into a negative one.

Perhaps most importantly, the attention my words have brought to one of the best and brightest stars in all of sports is an unintended and troubling result. As I reflect on this and move forward, I will take the time to consider how I can continue to tackle difficult, important topics in a much more thoughtful manner.

Larry Merchant , longtime boxing Analyst for HBO Sports, stated that he is retiring from ringside as of Saturday December 15th, when he will work his last fight.

Yankee Global Enterprises would retain a significant minority stake. Plesac was considered a frontrunner from the moment Brenly announced he was returning to the Arizona Diamondbacks to work a reduced schedule on Fox Sports Arizona and national games for Fox Sports. The show, which debuts earlier than any other Sunday NFL pregame show at 7 a.

Chitwood steps into the spot vacated by J. Many great quotes are attributed to the man, one of the most fondly remembered of which had nothing to do with football. In , as American hostages were freed from Iran and baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn offered them lifetime passes to major league games, Cook asked: Alex Karras , former defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions, actor in movies and TV as well as the third-ever analyst on Monday Night Football, died on October 10 at the age of Karras had recently suffered kidney failure and been diagnosed with dementia.

And was being cared for at home. Karras was considered one of the best players in Lions history having played from Karras stayed with MNF through the season. Karras also had a number of movie and TV roles. Frick Award , presented annually for excellence in baseball broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum for full story see News. ESPN Radio lined up its announcers for the coming playoffs, which marks its 15th consecutive season as the exclusive national home of the Major League Baseball postseason.

NFL Films President Steve Sabol , half of the father-son team that revolutionized sports broadcasting and mythologized pro football into the country's favorite sport, died Tuesday from brain cancer. For full story see In Memoriam Allen Pinkett , Notre Dame football radio analyst, will not broadcast the Irish's game on Saturday, Sept 1st, against Navy in Dublin, Ireland, because of the controversial comments he made during a recent radio interview.

They would have two or three guys that were criminals. That just adds to the chemistry of the team. I think Notre Dame is growing because maybe they have some guys that are doing something worthy of a suspension, which creates an edge on the football team.

You get your butt kicked if you have a team full of choir boys. You gotta have a little bit of edge, but the coach has to be the dictator and ultimate ruler. Musburger, 73, remains one of the most visible play-by-play announcers on broadcast television.

CBS Sports announced its NFL broadcast pairings for the season, with the only change from last year being the elimination of the No. With the NFL having Thursday night games all season long, the Sunday afternoon carriers, including Fox, need no more than seven broadcast teams on any given week. Vincent Coughlin and Chris Paizis both 21, will work the home games while David Rind , 22, will broadcast games on the road.

LeRoy Neiman , who stood alone among contemporary artists in capturing the color, spectacle and excitement of the world of sports, died one June 20, Fusselle, a sportscaster for over 40 years, most recently was the play-by-play voice of the Brooklyn Cyclones, a Class A minor league affiliate of the New York Mets.

ESPN's audience has nearly doubled since May , up to 1. Roberts announced Monday morning that she has myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, which used to be known as preleukemia. She says her doctors have told her she has a great chance to be cured of the serious medical condition, but that she will miss time on the show as she undergoes treatment.

She will now begin a pre-treatment of chemotherapy in advance of a bone marrow transplant later this year. She says that while bone marrow donors are scarce, particularly for African-American women, she is fortunate to have a sister who is an excellent match. Roberts has been on "Good Morning America" for a decade, most recently teamed with George Stephanopoulos as co-anchor. On a day some of her bone marrow was extracted for testing, Roberts learned she had landed an interview with President Barack Obama where the president revealed his support for gay marriage.

Beadle is reportedly negotiating a deal with the network, but nothing has been finalized yet. Dom Valentino , longtime sportscaster, died on April 17, , after a bout with prostate cancer.

Steve Fredericks , well-known sports talk show host, died on April 7, , after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The year-old shows no sign of slowing down as he just signed a two-year contract extension with News 12 where he has been since the station launched in NBC previously aired the Breeders' Cup from to Both are longtime ASA members who have given so much of their time and effort over the years in support of the organization and its many endeavors, and we wish them nothing but the best on their road to recovery.

Tim McCarver , an All-Star catcher who discovered a second career as a folksy announcer known for explaining the game in exacting detail, won the Hall of Fame's Ford C.

Frick Award for broadcasting excellence on Wednesday. Frick Award , presented annually for excellence in baseball broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Vitale, a New Jersey native, got his start coaching high school basketball at East Rutherford and Garfield before moving on to college ball at Rutgers. For full story see Articles In a poll recently conducted by the American Sportscasters Association , its members questioned why sportscasters are not involved in the National Baseball Hall of Fame voting process.

For full story see News. The and seasons will see Miller reach 40 years as "The Voice of the Kings. Vin Scully , ASA Hall of Famer and legendary Voice of the Dodgers, has announced he will be returning for the season, marking an unheard of 63rd year with the team.

Scully surprised listeners with good news during the August 26th contest between the Dodgers and Rockies. I asked him, 'One more year at least?

Kenny is also looking for a boxing gig and HBO and Showtime have shown interest. Open champion joined the network this summer at Wimbledon. Former Baltimore Orioles pitcher Mike Flanagan , a Cy Young Award winner who became a television announcer and top executive with the club, died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

For full story, see News Howard Eskin , longtime ASA member and sports talk radio pioneer, has decided to step down as host of his daily radio show on WIP in Philadelphia after 25 years effective Sept. He said he will remain at the station in a different capacity as well as pursue other opportunities.

He will make his regular-season "Monday Night Countdown" debut Sept. The show, which debates topics based on fans' suggestions, also will feature Steve Young, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who threw 85 touchdown passes to Rice.

Nolan and stands in the plaza below Harry the K's restaurant in the left field corner of the ballpark. Scott, 36, was to be arraigned on second degree rape charges but in a plea agreement, was allowed to plead guilty to the misdemeanor charge. Scott left television last year to work as a full-time sports medicine doctor.

Arlin described what he was seeing on the field to those beyond the ballpark as he spoke into a converted telephone from a seat behind home plate at Forbes Field as the Pirates defeated the Phillies, July 2nd marked the 90th anniversary of the first sports broadcast in New York. No longer will American tennis fans have to search for Wimbledon matches on TV. All England Club officials achieved their goal of having the entire tournament televised live and by the same company in the U.

The network will broadcast eight regular-season games starting Nov. In an effort to raise money for this disease, Carrino, 40, has launched the Chris Carrino Foundation for FSHD, which is a genetic muscle wasting disease effecting both children and adults in a variety of ways. Kiner was part of the original broadcasting team along with Lindsey Nelson and Bob Murphy when the Mets started play in Bob Wolff , the longest running broadcaster in television and radio history, has authored a new book entitled, The Complete Guide to Sportscasting.

Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame third baseman and former Orioles color commentator, was hospitalized after developing a fever and infection before a scheduled outpatient surgery at Greater Baltimore Medical Center on March A release from Robinson stated that his doctors chose to fight the infection and he is responding well to antibiotics.

House of Representatives in recognition of his charitable work and support of the youth in his hometown of Washington, DC. This acquisition represents the largest and most significant collection of sports broadcasts in America. The station also announced it will be giving him a contract extension. Cantor also has a daily radio program that can be heard in over stations in the U. Are you the next Chicago Cubs announcer?

The Cubs announced a contest giving fans a chance to become their next public address announcer at Wrigley Field. The current PA announcer Paul Friedman is leaving the organization to "pursue a new job opportunity" that would keep him from working day games at Wrigley. Fans can submit their audio or video applications to http: Finalists will be selected by March 14, and the winner will be selected March Tommy Hutton , ASA member and Florida Marlins announcer, is celebrating his 30th year in broadcasting and 47th year overall in baseball.

ESPN announced its new lineups for its baseball telecasts. Commissioner Bud Selig made the long—anticipated announcement on Saturday, Feb. Johnson's caddie, Bobby Brown , had the wrong tee time for the opening round, leading to a two-stroke penalty.

Brown said Gray approached Johnson on his way to the 14th tee to ask him why he was late to the tee. As Johnson was signing his card, Brown told Gray that the middle of the round was not the time to be asking such a question. Anything else is a disservice," Golf Channel spokesman Dan Higgins said in a statement.

Fans can share their stories and vote for their favorites at honorarybatgirl. Darryl Strawberry is not even making that much money. Valentine said the new position will not interfere with his baseball analyst duties at ESPN Ron Franklin has filed a lawsuit against ESPN for wrongful termination after the company dismissed Franklin, who had been with the company for 25 years, on Jan.

Please contact the ASA if interested. Frick Award, presented annually by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum for excellence in baseball broadcasting. He had also been battling emphysema in recent years and suffered a stroke in Meredith led the Cowboys to NFL title games in and , losing both contests to the Packers, before abruptly retiring at age 31 in He retired in , one year after Cosell left the team.

Hershiser worked on "Sunday Night Baseball" last season; Valentine, a former player and manager who served as an analyst on ESPN's "Baseball Tonight" last season, joins the booth for the first time. The team replaces Jon Miller and Joe Morgan , whose contracts were not renewed after last season.

Miller and Morgan had been the voices of "Sunday Night Baseball" for 21 seasons. For full story see news Hall of Fame announcer Dave Niehaus , the lead voice for the Seattle Mariners since their inception, died Wednesday, November 10, For veteran analyst Tim McCarver , marks the 21st year he will be providing color commentary for a World Series, a streak that might be impossible to ever match.

He is also approaching his 2,th broadcast as the play-by-play radio voice of the Sacramento Kings. Sports on September 5. Sugar has written over 75 books, mostly on boxing, and was the editor of Ring Magazine and Boxing Illustrated. Aside from his boxing notoriety, Sugar is also known in the baseball world for his Sports Collectors Bible , a comprehensive reference guide for baseball card enthusiasts, which he first published over 35 years ago.

He will serve as a reporter on 20 Kings games this season, as well as cover special Kings events and conduct interviews with high profile figures around the world to be aired on Kings broadcasts. ASA President Lou Schwartz was also on hand for the festivities and to show support for Miller For Miller's speech and photos from the event see News George Steinbrenner , whose thirst for winning gained him infamy as Yankees owner, died Tuesday, July 13, the team confirmed, after suffering a massive heart attack at his Tampa home.

He was 80 years old. With his contract set to expire in January, Clark said he went to station management and said it was time to go. They offered to negotiate a new deal, but he, with the support of his family, made the decision to step away. This was my decision," he said. Brown called games on television and radio from and He was at the microphone in when the White Sox clinched the AL West title to reach the postseason for the first time since Longtime Detroit Tigers broadcaster Ernie Harwell , beloved by generations of fans who grew up listening to his rich voice, Southern cadence and quirky phrases on the radio, has died after a months-long battle with cancer.

See In Memoriam for full story Hall of Fame boxing referee Arthur Mercante , the third man in the ring for the first Joe Frazier-Muhammad Ali fight and more than a hundred other world title bouts, died Saturday. The cause of death wasn't disclosed. Sports broadcasting and cable pioneer, Chester R. For full story see News ASA Board member Jon Miller , who has spent parts of five decades as the voice of five major league baseball teams, was selected Monday, February 1, as the recipient of the Ford C.

He was 70 years old. Then in it grew into the first nationally syndicated sports highlights show, eventually airing in markets across the country and in 10 foreign countries. It was a trendsetting program, gaining its footing in the days before ESPN and cable television were widely available.

Mazer,89, who hosted the first call-in sports show in on NBC Radio, admitted that his hearing has started to falter which prompted him to hang up his headphones. She also won for Outstanding Feature Reporting. A son of late Braves broadcaster Skip Caray and a grandson of famed broadcaster Harry Caray , Chip had called first-round playoff games for TBS during the past three seasons.

Pomeroy said no replacement has been picked. Bob Sheppard has no intentions of returning to his longtime job as the public address announcer at Yankee Stadium, MLB. The seven-time major championship winner also celebrated his 80th birthday on Sept. For more info see News Jerry Remy is working in the Boston Red Sox broadcast booth for the first time in more than three months.

It was widely speculated that Scully would retire at the end of this season when his contract was up. Lee plans to be back for the start of the regular season which starts in late August.

Louis rams' radio broadcasts. Farr will be the in-game color analyst this season while Hanifan will be the pre-and post-game analyst. He is joined by Krystal Fernandez. Steve White and Brandon Guzio have taken over the midday spot.

Detroit Tigers radio broadcaster Dan Dickerson is taking some time off to have surgery following a jogging accident and will be replaced by John Keating.

Mary Carillo, and Max Kellerman. Ken Stabler will not return as radio analyst on niversity of Alabama football broadcasts. Stabler had been on leave since being arrested on a D. Retired sportscaster Les Keiter died in Hawaii at age 89 after a long illness.

Harry Kalas became the third person to ever have a public viewing in a baseball stadium. He was 82 years old. BAT helps former major league players who are in financial trouble. The former NBA star was arrested Dec.

Steve Bartelstein , the weekend news anchor, is expected to also do the sports on his newscasts. Sutton is rejoining the Atlanta Braves radio broadcast team. For the time being, Baltimore Sun sports columnist Peter Schmuck will fill some of the talk hours. Turner Sports is celebrating 25 years of covering the NBA. Scully was recently voted No.

Santos will continue as the voice of the New England patriots. Joe Starkey has retired as the voice of the San Francisco 49ers and will be replaced by Ted Robinson. Starkey will continue as the voice of the University of California's college football team. Barnett will continue his college football and basketball duties at ESPN. Tony Kubek has been awarded the Ford C. Tim Neverett will replace the recently retired Lanny Frattare in the Pittsburgh Pirates broadcasting booth.

Neverett worked for FSN Rocky Mountain as a pre-and post-game studio host and part-time play-by-play announcer for Colorado Rockies telecasts.

John Gordon has signed a two-year contract extension to continue as radio play-by-play man for the Minnesota Twins. The Baltimore Orioles have announced that Gary Thorne will be returning as their TV play-by-play voice next season and Amber Theoharis will return as the in-game reporter. Lanny Frattare has retired as the voice of the Pittsburgh Pirates after a career that spanned over three decades.

Ralph Strangis and Darryl Reaugh have signed long-term contract renewals to continue to broadcast Dallas Stars hockey through the season. Dick Lynch , who starred at cornerback for the New York Giants during their glory years in the late s and early s and was a longtime radio analyst for the team, has died.

Steve Stone will move over from the radio booth to be the color analyst on Chicago White Sox telecasts next season, replacing Darren Jackson. Bob Wolff , one of the most honored and longest-running sportscasters in the nation, received the Curt Gowdy Media Award from the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame during their annual induction ceremonies on September 5 in Springfield, Mass.

Jason is replacing Pat Foley , who is returning to work Chicago Blackhawks games after two seasons away. CBS Television and the Southeastern Conference have agreed on a year contract extension to continue broadcasting football and basketball games. Darren Goldwater is the new radio voice of The Citadel college football games. Peck replaces Howard Simon. Louis will not be renewing the contracts of their morning hosts, Joe DeNiro and Brian McKenna , but the station will allow them to remain indefinitely.

Skip Caray , a voice of the Atlanta Braves for 33 years and part of a family line of baseball broadcasters that included ASA Hall of Famer Harry Caray, died in his sleep at home on Sunday, the team said.

Bobby Murcer , a five-time All-Star outfielder who spent nearly four decades with the New York Yankees as a player, executive and announcer, has died. The Yankees said Murcer died Saturday, June 12, due to complications from brain cancer. He was surrounded by family at Mercy Hospital in his hometown of Oklahoma City, the team said. Papa is also the radio voice of the New York Giants.

Louis, has been fired in a cost-cutting move. Barry Melrose , who has been a studio hockey analyst for ESPN for 12 years, is leaving the network to become the head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

North and the station could not agree on new contract terms. Charlie Jones , the deep-voiced sportscaster whose career as a play-by-play announcer dated to the beginning of the American Football League in , has died. Yet he may best be remembered for that grim day at the Munich Olympics when he broke the news with three simple words: The Bulls will honor Kerr for his longtime service with the team with a sculpture that will be on display at the United Center. Paul, will leave the station when his contract is up in October.

Louis beginning May 27 in early afternoons. Dimino is leaving the St. FSN West broadcaster Bill MacDonald is recovering from prostate cancer surgery and will be off the air for approximately six weeks.

His legendary career in Boston included broadcasting games for all four professional sports teams and the Harvard-Yale football game. Reynolds also works for MLB. Bryant Gumbel has left his broadcasting position at the NFL network. For full story see News Legendary University of Georgia football broadcaster Larry Munson had successful surgery on April 4th to remove blood clots on his brain. Munson is expected to make a full recovery and plans to be the primary UGA p-b-p announcer in Anyone wishing to send Larry best wishes can at: Box , Athens, GA.

Lobel joined the station in as a weekend sports anchor and took over the weekday position two year later. Darren Smith , the afternoon co-host at XX Sports radio in San Diego, has signed a multi-year contract extension to continue on the station. An emotional Dick Vitale , in his fourth time being nominated for enshrinement into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, was one of seven selected Monday, April 7, to the class of Campbell was the radio analyst for the series previously.

When Brent Musberger broadcast the Cubs vs. After leaving TV, Mr. Callaghan worked for the Massachusetts state government in a variety of positions.

ESPN has announced that their baseball analyst, Rick Sutcliffe , has been diagnosed with a treatable form of colon cancer and will miss several months of the upcoming baseball season while he undergoes surgery and chemotherapy. Scott Russell and Diana Swain will host the morning coverage and Ian Hanomansing will host late-night coverage. Holley joined WEEI in For the first time since , there won't be a Buck in a St.

Louis Cardinals broadcast booth this year. ASA Lifetime Member Joe Buck , who had been doing the play-by-play for a few Redbirds games on FSN Midwest in recent seasons, has decided not to return in order to enjoy himself at the ballpark in a nonworking capacity. Former All-Pro wide receiver Cris Carter will replace him. Best wishes to Bobby Murcer who will be undergoing a biopsy to see if he has had a recurrence of brain cancer.

Myron Cope spoke in a language and with a voice never before heard in a broadcast booth, yet a loving Pittsburgh understood him perfectly during an unprecedented 35 years as a Steelers announcer. The screechy-voiced Cope, a writer by trade and an announcer by accident whose colorful catch phrases and twirling Terrible Towel became nationally known symbols of the Steelers, died Wednesday at age Niehaus, a fixture in the Seattle Mariners' booth since they entered the American League as an expansion franchise in , was named the winner of the Ford C.

Charlie Slowes has resigned to return to the Washington Nationals radio booth as lead announcer for He rejoins Dave Jageler who signed a new deal earlier in the off-season. David Cone has been hired by the New York Yankees as a baseball analyst.

Cone will work from games split between the studio and the booth. After undergoing throat surgery Dec. Wayne Hagin has been hired to be the No.

Geffner shared the Boston Red Sox No. Jack Eagle was a noted actor and comedian who was most famous for portraying a monk, Brother Dominick, on a Xerox commercial which first aired during the Super Bowl in Stu Nahan , a onetime minor-league hockey goalie who delivered sports reports on Los Angeles television and radio for decades, has died.

Peterson had reported sports on WFLA for more than seven years. ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott has been diagnosed with a malignant tumor found during an appendectomy last month. He will stay on the air while undergoing preventative chemotherapy. Earlier this week, it was reported that the two-time Super Bowl winning coach was going to accept the same job with the Atlanta Falcons.

The year-old former major league catcher said for several years that he needed the operation and had been limping noticeably as of late. The book will include his years with the Yankees, with whom he won four World Championships, and his general thoughts on the game. A record , fan votes were cast online at www. Frick Award , given annually by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum for excellence in baseball broadcasting.

For full story, see Articles Joe Nuxhall , ASA member and the youngest major leaguer at age 15 and later a beloved broadcaster as "the ol' left-hander" in Cincinnati, has died. Miller, an amusing and entertaining announcer known for the catchphrases "Oh brother! Milo Hamilton , ASA member and voice of the Houston Astros, recently suffered a mild heart attack and is recovering at home. Jeremy Marks-Peltz has been hired as the pre-and post-game host on Miami Heat radio broadcasts.

Roxy Bernstein will not be returning to the Florida Marlins broadcast booth in Brian Sieman , former radio voice of the Minnesota Timberwolves, has been named the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Clippers.

Jorge Sedano has been hired as the mid-day sports talk host at TheTicket in Miami. He had been the radio play-by-play man. Jack Edwards will be the full time television play-by-play man for the Boston Bruins.

Edwards had done play-by-play of road games with Dale Arnold doing the home games. Strader was the television play-by-play man for the Florida Panthers. The University of Houston has resigned its play-by-play voice, Tom Franklin , to a three-year contract extension. Louis and is rumored to be headed to Sportsnet New York as an anchor. Larry Munson , the longtime, legendary voice of the University of Georgia college football team, will be limited to broadcasting only home games this upcoming season, due to age and illness.

Munson is 84 years old and has broadcast Georgia sports for over 40 years. Duke had been the weekend anchor. Swirsky also is a play-by-play man for the Toronto Raptors. The late Bill Hewitt , son of the legendary broadcaster Foster Hewitt , will be honored by the Hockey Hall of Fame with the award named after his father. The award is given to members of the radio and television industry who have made outstanding contributions to their profession and hockey.

The show is expected to start in late summer. Granato was formerly the morning co-host at KILT. He will also do some basketball play-by-play.

ASA member Marc Zumoff will continue on play-by-play. He is expected to return to the Houston airwaves on a different station later in the year. He last worked at the station 25 years old before forming his own production company, Winner Communications.

Bercich, who was a Vikings player and assistant coach, replaces Joe Senser. Legendary Canadian hockey announcer Don Cherry will make his U. Ripken will be a studio analyst, along with studio host, Ernie Johnson, Jr. Gwynn will join play-by-play man Chip Caray in the booth. Hall of Fame broadcaster and ASA member Herb Carneal , whose fluid and smooth baritone narrated Minnesota Twins games for the past 45 seasons, died April 1 of congestive heart failure, the club said. For Full Story, see In Memoriam Veteran New York sportscaster Jerry Girard , who always added a witty twist to his nightly jock reports, died on March 26 after a long battle with cancer.

Jaworski replaces Joe Theismann , who has been offered a prominent football analyst job with the network. He replaces his former Dallas Cowboys teammate Michael Irvin who was released by the network in February. Bobby Murcer , New York Yankees announcer on the YES Network, has completed six weeks of chemotherapy and radiation treatment at a Houston hospital and is resting at his home in Oklahoma.

I almost feel like you are splitting face cards at a blackjack table. You have a winning hand, why are you risking that? Golic wouldn't get into details about how the conversation went between the two but said ESPN and Greenberg could share that information. We had to work through some things, but I will leave it at that.

My line has been it's not my story to tell," Golic said. I'm not going into that. But Greenie and I are fine now. While Golic says they're fine, he said the two weren't really friends off the air, even noting that Greenberg once said he thought it was best if the two didn't hang out outside work.

On the new morning show he'll be joined by Michelle Beadle and Jalen Rose. While Greenberg's show is still a few months away, Golic's new radio show alongside Trey Wingo begins Nov.

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