Some Quick Monday Links

My apologies for not bringing you links over the last week. It’s been a crazy time for me. Some linkage now. Michael Hiestand of USA Today writes that NBC’s Rowdy Gaines doesn’t believe that Michael Phelps won’t be swimming competitively four years from now. And Hiestand reports that Matt Millen will ruin your college football […]

Looking at the Next Generation of Olympic Announcers

As we go into the second week of the 2012 London Olympics or the Games of the XXX Summer Olympiad, I thought I would take the opportunity on this middle Sunday to look ahead for the next set of Games on television. We know that NBCUniversal will carry the Olympics through 2020, that’s two Winter […]

Don't Say "Smash"

I just finished watching the Olympic men’s 4 x 100 swimming relay in which the United States beat the heavily favored French team. Some observations. First, don’t say “smash” before your relay, it will come back to bite you. Back in 2000, US swimmer Gary Hall, Jr. said the USA would smash Australia like guitars. […]