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MLB Network to Air 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Announcement

Unlike last year when the Baseball Writers Association of America chose not to vote anyone into the Baseball Hall of Fame, it’s expected at least one player will make it to Cooperstown, NY later this year. Greg Maddux, Jack Morris, Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Craig Biggio are among the candidates hoping they’ll get the […]

NBC’s Announcers and Hosts for the 2014 Sochi Olympics

We don’t have a press release yet, but based on the information from NBC Sports’ public relations website, we’re able to cull the announcers for each sport for the 2014 Winter Olympics which will be held in Sochi, a warm weather city in Russia that averages 50 degrees in February. I’ll list the on-air commentators […]

NBC’s Football Night in America Quotage for Week 17 of the 2013 NFL Season

Time to finish our Sunday NFL pregame quotage for the regular season with NBC’s Football Night in America. We have one more post this evening and that will be the Wild Card Weekend playoff schedule. NOTES & QUOTES FROM “FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA” — WEEK 17 “Packers fans are going to remember that…you’re going to […]

Sunday Night Football Airs NFC East Championship Game for Season Finale

For the third straight year, NBC’s Sunday Night Football airs the NFC East Division championship game involving the Dallas Cowboys. The Dallas Cowboys will host the Philadelphia Eagles in Arlington, TX. The winner will head to the playoffs and host a postseason game. The loser will go home and watch the playoffs on TV. Al […]

NBC Football Night in America Quotage for Week 16 of the 2013 NFL Season

Let’s finish the Sunday NFL pregame quotage with Football Night in America from NBC. Check it out, friends. NOTES & QUOTES FROM “FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA” — WEEK 16 “It puts even more pressure on you to win a Super Bowl.” – Harrison on Peyton Manning’s TD-pass record “We all assumed they were unbeatable at home […]

NBC Football Night in America Quotage for Week 15 of 2013 NFL Season

We conclude our Sunday NFL pregame quotage with NBC’s Football Night in America. Lots of stories and games of which to react including the insane Green Bay-Dallas game. Here are the notes and quotes. NOTES & QUOTES FROM “FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA” — WEEK 15 “I thought he played with tremendous heart.” – Rodney Harrison […]

NBC’s Football Night in America Previews Week 13 Interviews

Before tonight’s New York Giants-DC NFL Team, NBC’s Football Night in America will review the day’s highlights and scores plus preview the Sunday Night Football game. Football Night in America host Bob Costas will interview Giants two-time Super Bowl winning coach Tom Coughlin about this season and also provide an essay about Washington quarterback Robert […]

Sunday Night Football Heads to DC

On Sunday, NBC airs the less-than-attractive New York Football Giants at DC NFL Matchup. Matt Yoder at Awful Announcing explains why the game wasn’t flexed out despite the records of both teams. Another factor was NBC’s Thanksgiving Night game in Baltimore. The Sunday Night Football production truck could easily drive the 32½ miles from Baltimore […]

NBC’s Football Night in America Quotage for Week 12 of the 2013 NFL Season

And we conclude the Sunday NFL pregame quotage with NBC’s Football Night in America. Check it all out. NOTES & QUOTES FROM “FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA” — WEEK 12 “Amazing how this relationship has evolved over the years.” – Scott Pioli on Peyton Manning and Tom Brady occasionally exchanging information “I had no idea we […]

NBC Announces *Surprise!* Bob Costas to Host 2014 Winter Olympics

This comes from NBC which announces that the Holy Diminutive One, Bob Costas, will once again host the primetime portion of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, a warm water port city in Russia that averages 49-50 degrees in February. This will be the 10th time that Costas will host primetime for NBC dating back […]

Bob Costas Looks at the JFK Assassination Through the 1963 Dallas Cowboys

As the 50th anniversary of the JFK Assassination approaches, a special broadcast of Costas Tonight will look at the immediate aftermath through the eyes of the Dallas Cowboys. Two days after the assassination, the NFL decided to play games despite the backlash from the American people. Included in the schedule was the Dallas Cowboys playing […]

NBC’s Football Night in America Previews Interviews for Week 10 of the 2013 Season

Let’s move to the preview of tonight’s interviews on NBC’s Football Night in America. NBC will air the Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints game and host Bob Costas will interview one player from each team. From the Cowboys, Costas talked with linebacker Sean Lee and from the Saints, Bob interviewed quarterback Drew Brees. Let’s […]

NBC’s Football Night in America Quotage for Week 9 of the 2013 NFL Season

We end the quotage posts with NBC’s Football Night in America. Check it out. NOTES & QUOTES FROM “FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA” — WEEK 9 “Drew Brees today was truly rattled.” – Rodney Harrison on Jets defense “Make a foot running the ball, please!” – Dungy on Chargers “There is some void of leadership somewhere […]

NBC’s Football in America Quotage for Week 7 of the 2013 NFL Season

We finish the NFL Sunday pregame quotage with NBC’s Football Night in America which looked at the day’s games from Week 7 and a preview of tonight’s Denver-Indy game. It included interviews with Peyton Manning of Denver and Andrew Luck of Indianapolis. It’s all below for you. NOTES & QUOTES FROM “FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA” […]

Bob Costas’ Halftime Commentary on the DC NFL Team

Up until Sunday, Bob Costas had not done a halftime commentary this season, but that all changed in Week 6 as the DC NFL Team took on Dallas on Sunday Night Football. Now I have not been a supporter of Costas’ commentaries in the past and have gone so far to condemn them both here […]

NBC’s Previews Football Night in America’s Interviews for Week 6 of the 2013 NFL Season

For tonight’s Football Night in America on NBC, Bob Costas interviews two players in advance of tonight’s Washington at Dallas game on Sunday Night Football. Bob talks with Dallas defensive end DeMarcus Ware and Washington wide receiver Pierre Garçon. We have partial transcripts below. BOB COSTAS INTERVIEWS DEMARCUS WARE AND PIERRE GARCON Football Night in […]

NBC’s Football Night in America Quotage for Week 5 of the 2013 NFL Season

Let’s complete the quotage for Week 5 of the NFL season with NBC’s Football Night in America. Here’s what was said on Sunday evening. NOTES & QUOTES FROM “FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA” — WEEK 5 “The Redskins nickname is offensive to Native Americans. In 2013, we need to get that name changed.” – Tony Dungy“He’s […]

NBC’s Football Night in America’s Interviews for Week 5 of the 2013 Season

In advance of tonight’s Houston at San Francisco game on Sunday Night Football, Bob Costas talks with Texans QB Matt Schaub while Tony Dungy speaks with 49ers signal caller Colin Kaepernick. It all airs on NBC’s Football Night in America starting at 7 p.m. ET. Here are partial transcripts of the interviews. TONY DUNGY INTERVIEWS […]

MLB Network Airs Game 2 of Pirates-Cardinals NLDS on Friday

In the second year of airing postseason baseball, MLB Network has announced it will carry Game 2 of the Pittsburgh-St. Louis series on Monday at 1 p.m. ET. The Holy Diminutive Bob Costas and Jim Kaat will call the game. Sam Ryan reports from the field. We have the press release from MLB Network. GAME […]

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