Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
Fox unleashed a surprising salvo Wednesday in the ongoing cable sports wars when it wrested the men’s, women’s and senior U.S. Open golf tournaments from NBC and ESPN – effective in 2015.
The USGA announcement prompted a predictably colorful response from NBC’s Johnny Miller, who told The AP, “I don’t know what they’re going to do. You can’t just fall out of a tree and do the U.S. Open. I...Read more »
In soccer terms, Real Madrid versus Manchester United speaks for itself, but Wednesday’s Champions League match came with an added layer of fascination for fans in the United States.
It was the world soccer debut of Gus Johnson, the latest Great American Hope for a play-by-play voice of the sport in this country.
How did it go? Pretty well, considering his lack of experience and the...Read more »
Big day Tuesday for two guys famous for turning the sports announcing volume dial to 11.
First, SI.com reported that Fox is grooming Gus Johnson to be its lead play-by-play voice for the 2018 World Cup, starting with a series of assignments this year, beginning Feb. 13 with Real Madrid against Manchester United.
Johnson has been on a crash course in soccer, including playing the game...Read more »