clock menu more-arrow no yes

The Press Box

Filed under:

George R.R. Martin on His College Days, the Media in 2022, and the New York Jets

The ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ writer discusses his career as a journalist at Northwestern, his view on the media, and his New York Jets and New York Giants fandom

Filed under:

Remembering Roger Angell With Jason Gay. Plus, How to Cover a Golf Tournament

Bryan, David, and Jason reflect on the legendary scribe’s life and career

Filed under:

Jim Nantz on Tiger, Phil, Rory, John Daly, and Calling the PGA Championship

The legendary broadcaster shares memories from his favorite PGA Championships of years past

Filed under:

Adam Lefkoe on the Conference Finals. Plus: Playoff TV Notes, Drew Brees, and Phil Mickelson

The Turner Sports and Bleacher Report host discusses his media career and the NBA postseason

Filed under:

Instant Reactions to Tom Brady Signing With Fox

Tom Brady will be an NFL analyst for Fox after he retires. Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the announcement, how this contract compares to others in the industry, and when Brady might make the transition

Filed under:

NBA Buzzer-Beaters, Formula One Grid Walks, and Scooping the Supreme Court

Plus, breaking down ESPN’s choice in bumper music and Turner Sports deciding on their no. 1 announcing team

Filed under:

Scott Van Pelt on Writing a Tribute to His Dog, Going Solo on ‘SportsCenter,’ Calling Golf, and Interviewing Tiger Woods

Plus, SVP gets into the skills that go into calling golf ahead of the PGA Championship

Filed under:

Covering Formula One With Kevin Clark, Plus NFL Draft Audio and the Greeny Conversation

Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week, and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline

Filed under:

Don Winslow on His New Novel, Mob Stories, Crime Fiction Before the Smartphone, and Why He’s Retiring From Writing

The author joins to discuss his new installment in the ‘City on Fire’ series

Filed under:

How to Watch the NFL Draft, RIP CNN+, and Who’s Afraid of ‘Winning Time’?

Plus, reacting to the news that Elon Musk will be buying Twitter for $44 billion

Filed under:

Kevin Harlan on the NBA Playoffs, His First Job, Grading His Work, and the Superglue Protest

Plus, Kevin talks about the opportunities that calling an NBA game provides compared to calling other sports and the importance of watching your own film

Filed under:

NBA Playoffs Notes, the Horror of the Replay Review, and the USFL’s “Why” Problem

Bryan and David discuss the play-in tournament and the Kyrie Irving controversy

Filed under:

Peter Schrager on the NFL Draft, Auditioning for ‘Dream Job,’ and Calling in to WFAN

Plus, the LA Times’ Dan Woike on covering the doomed Lakers

Filed under:

Tiger and the Masters, Instant Obits, and Luring Reporters Back to Work

Bryan and David discuss the golf icon’s return to the game

Filed under:

Ian Eagle on NBA Announcing, Being a Comedian’s Son, First-Game Flop Sweat, and Going 10 Years Without a Mistake

Ian also touches on Marv Albert’s influence

Filed under:

Covering ‘WrestleMania,’ ESPN Re-Signs the Insiders, and Tiger at the Masters

Bryan and David discuss how wrestling is covered and the upcoming golf tournament

Filed under:

The WWE’s Michael Cole on ‘WrestleMania,’ His Career in News, and Great Announcers of the Past

Plus, breaking down the art of calling a wrestling match

Filed under:

The Oscars Win Worst Editing. Plus, the Final Four and “Who Wants to Be an F1 Analyst?”

Bryan and David discuss the Will Smith–Chris Rock moment and some March Madness highlights

Filed under:

CNN Dives Into Streaming, Brutally Honest Oscar Ballots, and a Twitter Time Machine

Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline

Filed under:

The Media Tries on Formula One, Free Speech, and a Tribute to ESPN’s John Clayton

Bryan and David discuss how the boom of Formula One has changed the sports-media landscape

Filed under:

The AP’s Philip Crowther on Covering Ukraine, Live Shots, and Reporting in Six Languages

Bryan and Crowther discuss the day-to-day journalistic operations in Ukraine

Filed under:

Joe Buck to ESPN, Quarterback Media Transactions, ‘Broadcast News,’ and a Tribute to Brent Renaud

Bryan and David discuss the media involvement surrounding player communications and breaking news, from Aaron Rodgers staying in Green Bay to Russell Wilson being traded to the Broncos

Filed under:

Covering the MLB Lockout and Announcer Musical Chairs With the Washington Post’s Ben Strauss

Ben Strauss joins Bryan to discuss baseball’s return

Filed under:

Ukraine’s Media Strategy, Russia’s Ban on Journalism, and the Ongoing Coverage of the War in Ukraine

Bryan and David discuss how media coverage affects perceptions of the war

Filed under:

CBS News’s Margaret Brennan on Covering Ukraine, TV News During a War, and Hosting ‘Face the Nation’

Margaret joins Bryan following President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address to talk through the ongoing war in Ukraine and break down the preparation and execution involved in ‘Face the Nation’

Filed under:

CNN and More on the Coverage of Ukraine

Bryan and David discuss media reports about the invasion

Filed under:

Watching the Coverage of the Invasion of Ukraine

Bryan and David discuss first impressions of videos and photos being aired, talk through the type of cable news coverage we’re seeing in comparison to the papers, and then specifically dissect CNN’s coverage of the events

Filed under:

Russia and Ukraine Coverage, NBA Locker Rooms, and RIP P.J. O’Rourke

Bryan and David respond to coverage about Russia’s invasion of eastern Ukraine and discuss Adam Silver’s recent comments about restricting locker room access

Filed under:

Trashy Tabloids and True Crime With Clare Malone and the Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle

Bryan, Clare, and John talk Bennifer, the evolution of celebrity, and writing songs vs. novels

Filed under:

The Glory Days of Entertainment Weekly and Covering the Olympics With Ty Burr, Owen Gleiberman, and Jason Gay

Bryan also weighs in on why it’s important for reporters to be on site, even in a pandemic

Filed under:

Super Bowl Instant Reaction Show

Bryan and David discuss commercials and Al Michaels’s calls

Filed under:

Live From Radio Row With Chris “Mad Dog” Russo and ESPN’s Adam Schefter

Mad Dog discusses his career and the difference between local and national radio before Schefter joins the show to break down his and Jeff Darlington’s Tom Brady retirement news and go through Schefter’s past Super Bowl experiences