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WatchdogHere is my Friday column, in which I lead with more of what Yankees president Randy Levine considers media-generated whining about the "high home" camera at Yankee Stadium. OK, I'm sick of this topic and will move on. If YES......
Tags: Baseball, New York Knicks, Sports, Bob Costas, Harry Caray
WatchdogA TV guy in L.A. . . . criticizing Vin Scully! (Via Fang's Bites.) I'm feeling faint. Someone get the smelling salts! What's next, me questioning how Bob Sheppard pronounces Jeter's name?......
WatchdogEven when you're Dick Enberg, hearing Vin Scully on the other end of the phone is an attention-getter. "It was a month ago," Enberg said. "I was driving into my garage, and I hear that mellifluous voice: 'Dick, this is......
WatchdogBy the way gang, immediately after the "American Idol" finale Wednesday night, switch over to Newsday.com for another media moment that will bring the nation together: My first-ever live Mets game blog. Rather than just sit back and cynically wonder......
On the Mets beatAfter a long, strange night at Chavez Ravine, got back to my hotel room in time to catch the 11th inning on a late replay of the game. Right after the near-collision between between Angel Pagan and Carlos Beltran, Vin......
WatchdogI took three books on my L.A. vacation but didn't quite have time to get through all of them. So my mini-review of Marty Appel's new bio of Thurman Munson will have to wait. I did read "Miracle Ball," Brian......
Tags: Mel Allen
WatchdogSpeaking of Vin Scully (see post below) I was honored Wednesday night to attend the second annual induction ceremony for the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the New York Hilton. The class: Marvin Bader, Chet Forte, Curt Gowdy, Ted......
Tags: New York, Pete Rozelle, Howard Cosell, Ted Williams
WatchdogSI is out with its fourth "Year in Sports Media" (scroll about halfway down), a tradition that has coincided with my time on the sports media beat and thus has allowed me to steal ideas for my own year-end roundups.......
WatchdogHere is a site where you can plug in your zip code to learn of channel locations for MLB Network, debuting 6 p.m. Thursday. The network will launch with its "Hot Stove Live" studio show, but the highlight will come......
Tags: Baseball, Major League Baseball, Mel Allen, Sports, Yogi Berra
WatchdogI have discussed the MLB Network in general and the rerun of Don Larsen's perfect game both in the blog and in the newspaper in recent days. But I have much, much more to say! Click below . . .......
WatchdogOne more oddity from the NBC telecast of Don Larsen's perfect game, then I'll leave it alone: Strangely, Vin Scully and Mel Allen referenced Larsen's as the second perfect-o in major league history, joining Charlie Robertson in 1922, now four......
Tags: History, Mel Allen, Bob Costas, Cy Young, NBC (tv network)
WatchdogYou are reading the 4,000th post in WatchDog's 20-month history. Thanks as always for your loyalty, support and contributions. To mark the occasion we link to Tom Hoffarth's post on the top 50 sports broadcasters of all time, as per......
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