April 02, 1990 | Leigh Montville
If only I had held on to that 1951 Jim Thorpe letter
September 12, 1988 | Ron Fimrite
When he was tapped by NBC executive producer Michael Weisman to be one of the "Golden Oldies" who will replace the network's Seoul-bound sportscasters during the early weeks of the NFL season, Ray Scott accepted the...
November 10, 1980 | William Oscar Johnson
It's an irritation as old as televised sports. During the first telecast of an athletic event, a dim and blurry transmission of a baseball game between Columbia and Princeton on May 17, 1939, the announcer, the late...
September 13, 1976 | Edited by Sarah Pileggi
RANCOR IN THE RANKS
April 05, 1976 | William Leggett
Nothing in the foreseeable future will change the main problem confronting the Public Broadcasting Service when it turns its hand to sports. Because of its constant shortage of funds, PBS cannot now—and probably...