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Monday, November 24, 2014

Articles tagged: Announcers

Why Scripting Play-by-Play Is Bad, by Yankees Announcer John Sterling

When I first started getting exposed to announcers for different teams via satellite radio and mlb.com I actually liked Yankees radio voice John Sterling. I thought his catch phrases were clever and that his shtick set him apart. But the more I heard him the more I realized that his obsession with signature calls detracted…Read More

Hawks Announcer Makes Fun of Dwyane Wade, Goes Berserk on Miami Heat

Things got pretty bumpy in Atlanta Wednesday night. First, Dwyane Wade got caught up in someone’s leg and fell, banging his head against the floor. Later Wade went up for a layup and got fouled by Solomon Jones and a skirmish ensued, resulting in double-technicals. On the next play, Wade fouled Maurice Evans on a…Read More

YES Network Letting Announcers Criticize the Yankees

When you’re running out a pitching staff that includes the likes of Darrell Rasner and Sidney Ponson, you can’t be very good. To be fair, with all the injuries the Yankees have had, they’ve become a shadow of what they have been every other year they’ve made the playoffs. Wang, Hughes, Joba, A-Rod, Posada, Damon,…Read More

Announcer Roger Rasheed Likes Venus Williams’ Ass

Just last week we had a Golf Channel announcer make an off color remark about Tiger Woods — and that’s putting it mildly. Maybe I’m talking to myself here when I say that announcers need to watch what they say on-air. Remember a while back we had the story of the women’s basketball announcer who…Read More

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