There’s nothing more grand in baseball than a home run, which is why the art of the “home run call” for baseball broadcasters is a point of creativity, spontananeity and, sometimes, pride. How the broadcaster describes the big fly ball remains ingrained in our memories, and each subsequent homer adds to the lore, which forces each broadcaster to be unique in the way he or she immortalizes the call.
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The member clubs of the Canadian Hockey League have been working diligently for over a year to put together a players’ association – all behind the back of CHL Commissioner David Branch. How does this kind of move affect the relationship between the players and the owners? Will we soon be seeing teenagers regularly making six figures a year?
Building a “big three” such as those found in Miami, Oklahoma City and now Los Angeles requires money and a desirable location for all-star-caliber players. Recent history has shown that teams with more than one go-to guy have been wildly more successful than those without, and PJ Carr proves it.
Perhaps more than any other major sport, the NBA television broadcast has changed drastically over the years. Gone are the likes of team variety and double- or triple-headers, in are star teams and ESPN logos. This hasn’t translated into a drastically larger audience, so is there something better to be done?
Time and again the issue of homosexuality and sports gets brought up in the news. Several athletes have come out after their playing days and with each one, the impact of the news is less and less. For a football player like Wade Davis, coming out was met with almost no media attention, yet it was still one of the hardest decisions he’s ever had to make.