| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:17 AM
If you grew up around here in the 1960s and 1970s like I did, you remember that there was no ESPN, no MLB Network, no YES, no Comcast SportsNet.
You could only get channels 2-13 on your TV in those days.
And for a baseball fan, depending on which...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:10 PM
If you were like me and hosting a family get-together on Sunday and didn't see what initially happened to Louisville guard Kevin Ware late in the first half of the NCAA Midwest Regional final, you were frustrated.
"Show the replay!" I said as we tried to...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:34 PM
When word spread on Wednesday that Tim McCarver had announced that the 2013 baseball season would be his last, at least as a full-time network broadcaster, there was probably considerable rejoicing in certain parts of the country.
Like anyone in a place...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:31 PM
On June 11, two days before the tournament began, Golf Channel's Rich Lerner labeled Merion the No. 1 story line for the U.S. Open.
It turns out, the Lehigh Valley native was prophetic.
Because it seemed to me the historic golf course, the...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:02 PM
After a recent Blackhawks playoff loss, a friend clued Susannah Collins in to the Internet buzz comparing her legacy to one of Chicago's most infamous animals — not exactly the way she once imagined leaving her mark on the city.
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:26 PM
ARDMORE —Rich Lerner has not forgotten where he came from, and will happily remind anyone who will listen of his Lehigh Valley roots.
Lerner, an Allentown native, is back home — well, at least sort of — this week as one of the...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 7:36 PM
MESA, Ariz. -- Cubs games have been broadcast on WGN-TV since 1948, a relationship that has been beneficial to both under three sets of ownership.
The hiring of Harry Caray and the move to become a superstation status spread the gospel of Cubs baseball...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Friendly and thoughtful Twitter followers and emailers have been wondering where I’ve been while Patrick Kane has gotten off to the best start of his career.
The answer is, the same place they’ve been: Watching Kane get off to the best start...
| May 8, 2013
"The past is never dead. It's not even past," William Faulkner wrote more than 60 years ago, long before the sound and the fury of online chatter and the Internet's capacity for keeping one's personal history ever-present and unburied.
The road people...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:35 PM
In case you haven't noticed, this isn't your father's sports television landscape.
Things continue to change rapidly, and the old saying that goes "You can't tell the players without a scorecard" has now changed to "You can't tell who's doing the game...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network will broadcast 69 college basketball games this season, beginning on Sunday at 4 with the Midway Basketball Classic on the flight deck of the USS Midway featuring No. 9 ranked Syracuse against No. 20 San Diego...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:23 PM
It's the busiest time of the year in sports with NHL and NBA playoffs going on, the baseball season in full gear and lots of news coming from the NFL because of the draft. Comcast SportsNet sent out a couple of releases earlier today mapping out its...