May 10, 2016

Tirico joins NBC's Olympic team

Mike Tirico called the NFL, NBA, college basketball, golf and tennis among other sports in a quarter-century at ESPN to establish himself as one of TV’s most versatile announcers. One of the few events not on ESPN: the Olympics. NBC owns those rights through ...

Ex-catcher Garagiola, a talented broadcaster for decades, dies at 90

Mar 24, 2016

Ex-catcher Garagiola, a talented broadcaster for decades, dies at 90

Joe Garagiola, who turned a modest major league catching career into a 57-year run as a popular broadcaster in the sports world and beyond, died Wednesday. He was 90. The Arizona Diamondbacks announced his death before their exhibition game against San Francisco, and there ...

Nov 12, 2015

Dodgers hire 27-year-old announcer

The Dodgers have hired a 27-year-old announcer to join their broadcast booth in 2016, which is expected to be Vin Scully’s final season on the air. Joe Davis joins the Dodgers from Fox Sports, where he calls major league baseball and college football and ...

Broadcasting legend Hamilton dies at 88

Sep 18, 2015

Broadcasting legend Hamilton dies at 88

Milo Hamilton, a Hall of Fame broadcaster whose radio calls over six decades included 11 no-hitters and Hank Aaron’s historic 715th home run in 1974, died on Thursday. He was 88. The Houston Astros announced the death of their longtime play-by-play man, well known ...

Aug 6, 2013

Don't 'promote' Clinton: GOP to networks

The Republican Party on Monday threatened to prevent two U.S. television networks from carrying party primary debates if they don’t abandon planned documentaries on Hillary Rodham Clinton. NBC Entertainment is planning a miniseries and CNN is working on a documentary about the Democratic former ...