Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
Cal Ripken Jr. has spent most of his career at Turner in the comfy confines of the studio come playoff time. But the network has moved him to its No. 1 booth in place John Smoltz alongside Ernie Johnson and Ron Darling, including for the NLCS.
(Smoltz still is with Turner for this year’s playoffs, working with play-by-play man Brian Anderson, but he is a candidate to succeed Tim McCarver at...Read more »
Turner Sports announced Monday that Pedro Martinez and Tom Verducci will join Keith Olbermann in the TBS studio for the baseball playoffs, which sounds like an intriguing group as studio teams go.
But what happened to Bobby Valentine, who two weeks ago appeared to be headed to Turner, too, according to several reports?
Two people familiar with what went down said Valentine was sunk by...Read more »
Keith Olbermann is among the most polarizing figures in political media, but his passion for baseball long predates his days as a left-leaning lightning rod on MSNBC and later Current TV.
So much so that he noted upon being hired to host TBS' postseason studio show that it would be the third network for which he has done playoff baseball.
"I guess that is a record I'm the only one...Read more »