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  • If no Hall pass, create new award

    The idea is always at the surface, has been since the story of an NFL star dying in an Afghanistan firefight captured America's attention, and struck especially hard on this past holiday weekend, 10 years after the Sept. 11 attacks. You remember Pat...
  • Bert Sugar, baseball and Cal Ripken Jr.

    Bert Sugar, baseball and Cal Ripken Jr.
    The Orioles don’t play until tonight, but I figured I’d give you something baseball-related to read today. Bert Sugar, best known as a boxing historian, died Sunday from cardiac arrest. He was 75. Sugar is remembered for wearing his fedora,...
  • LIKE/DISLIKE

    Ryan Wagner is living proof that your dream job is out there, and it can be yours with hard work and perseverance. The 26-year-old Baltimore native and lifelong Orioles fan was recently hired as Camden Yard's new public address announcer, and cannot be...
  • Like/dislike: Ryan Wagner, Orioles public address announcer

    Like/dislike: Ryan Wagner, Orioles public address announcer
    Ryan Wagner is living proof that your dream job is out there. The 26-year-old Baltimore native and lifelong Orioles fan was recently hired as Camden Yard's public address announcer, and cannot be more thrilled about kicking off the new season Friday....
  • Bob Costas on Ravens-Steelers: When football is more than just another TV game

    Bob Costas on Ravens-Steelers: When football is more than just another TV game
    Bob Costas is one of television’s most thoughtful and engaging sports commentators. His essays, analyses and interviews for NBC Sports are in a league of their own. He understands the sociology and poetry of sports like few others – and is...
  • Ravens TV: NBC's seasoned pros know enough to let the game be the star

    Ravens TV: NBC's seasoned pros know enough to let the game be the star
    Nobody does pre-game like NBC’s “Football Night in America.” The telecast came out smoking Sunday with Bob Costas, Chris Collinsworth and Al Michaels sounding amped even for the pre-game to the matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers...
  • NBC sportscaster Bob Costas scores with Jerry Sandusky exclusive

    NBC sportscaster Bob Costas scores with Jerry Sandusky exclusive
    For all the big journalists associated with Brian Williams' "Rock Center," it was sportscaster Bob Costas who put this self-important, over-promoted newsmagazine on the map Monday with his exclusive interview of former Penn State football coach Jerry...
  • Better late than never? Not at Penn State.

    Better late than never? Not at Penn State.
    So they did the right thing. Belatedly. You might say that is better than failing to do the right thing period, but it comes as meager comfort to those who have watched the Penn State scandal unfold and wondered how a moral imperative as obvious as a...
  • We'll be talking Chelsea Clinton Gayle King, Bob Costas on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday

    We'll be talking Chelsea Clinton Gayle King, Bob Costas on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday
    What does it say about NBC News and its priorities that it hired Chelsea Clinton as a correspondent for Brian Williams' overblown "Rock Center" newsmagazine? And why are some people still talking about the interview Bob Costas did last Monday with accused...
  • Ravens TV: NBC Sunday Night Football shows how to do a winning telecast

    Ravens TV: NBC Sunday Night Football shows how to do a winning telecast
    From great pre-game interviews with Bart Scott and Ray Rice, to perfectly predicting the big first quarter story line of the Baltimore Ravens mauling the New York Jets rookie starting center, NBC’s Sunday Night Football crew was textbook in...
  • Z on TV talking Chelsea Clinton, Christiane Amanpour and more on CNN

    Z on TV talking Chelsea Clinton, Christiane Amanpour and more on CNN
    I'm coming back to work after a much-needed week away, and I am starting with a busy day Sunday that opens in Washington at CNN's "Reliable Sources." Host Howard Kurtz has a very strong lineup this week. Here's his description from the CNN website:...
  • NBC's Cris Collinsworth superb in explaining wretched Ravens defeat in San Diego

    NBC's Cris Collinsworth superb in explaining wretched Ravens defeat in San Diego
    When it comes to TV analysts, there is NBC’s Cris Collinsworth. And then, there is everybody else. And he was at his best Sunday night in the Baltimore Ravens’ prime-time matchup with the San Diego Chargers, explaining the games within the...