The TBS team of Ernie Johnson, Cal Ripken and John Smoltz was outstanding. Johnson, the play by play guy, sets a table as well as anyone this side of Al Michaels. And he was superb all series long at drawing the best out of Ripken and Smoltz, who provided original and insightful analysis.
In TV terms, Biden was a hot mess much of Thursday night. His TV sins included: continually smirking, sometimes grinning and even laughing aloud as Ryan spoke. If you watched on CNN, which held the two men in split screen, Biden was almost insufferable in his reactions.