Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
Pedro Martinez, a three-time Cy Young Award winner, and reporter Tom Verducci will join Keith Olbermann in Turner Sports' studio for the Major League Baseball playoffs.
The network's coverage begins Oct. 1 and 2 with the National and American League wild-card games.
Ernie Johnson, Ron Darling and Cal Ripken will be TBS' No. 1 announcing team through the NLCS.
Ripken replaces John...Read more »
Although many critics – including this one – considered it clichéd and simplistic, let’s give “42” its due: The recent Jackie Robinson biopic, which was released on DVD Tuesday, is a huge hit by sports movie standards.
According to BoxOfficeMojo.com, its gross of just under $95 million is second all-time among baseball movies (not adjusted for inflation) to “A League of Their Own,’’ which...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 »
Before John Madden revolutionized NFL analysis with his folksy, accessible style, Joe Garagiola played a similar role for baseball over a six-decade career that ended Wednesday when he retired after 15 years on select Diamondbacks games.
Garagiola, 87, called Cardinals and Yankees games on local TV but was most associated with NBC. He also served as a ghostwriter of sorts for his childhood...Read more »