Jane Chastain-First Woman in NBA Locker room & first woman on a National League field (audio)

July 28, 2013

Jane made history as one of the nation’s first female sportscasters. She spent 17 years covering sports in television. She was the first woman allowed on the field at a National League baseball game in 1966, the first woman allowed in the NASCAR pits and the first woman in an NBA locker room, interviewing the […]

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Betty Caywood-one of the first women to do MLB color (audio)

April 22, 2013

I had the opportunity to interview Betty Caywood, the first known woman to do color for a Major League Baseball game. In September 1964, Kansas City Athletics owner, Charles Finley, wanted her to do color for his Major League Team. “What is color?” Betty asked Finley. And so her career in sports began. Listen to […]

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Mary Carillo-NBC Olympic Host, Tennis Analyst, and Low Maintenance Traveler (audio)

January 2, 2013

I had the honor of interviewing Mary Carillo. She is one of my favorite sports analysts. If you have time, look up Mary Carillo’s “badminton rant” at the Athens Olympic games on YouTube, and you will see just how delightfully funny and brilliant this woman is. You may have seen her as the late night […]

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NFL Network’s unit on player health and safety-Newsworthy?

October 15, 2012

How newsworthy is the NFL Network’s newly launched player health and safety unit? Was this unit formed to appease our pain over the loss of the beloved Junior Seau or other NFL suicides brought to our attention in the media – O.J. Murdock, Kenny McKinley, Ray Easterly and Dave Duerson? When former NFL players commit […]

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Andrea Kremer: NFL Interviewer and Player Health and Safety, NFL Network (audio)

October 12, 2012

Andrea Kremer has been called the “best TV interviewer in the business of covering the NFL” by the Los Angeles Times. She currently serves as a reporter for NBC Sports Olympic unit and correspondent for HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, which she joined in 2007. For five seasons, she was the sideline feature reporter […]

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Carolyn Peck: In Studio for Women’s Basketball at the Olympics (audio)

August 23, 2012

With experience as a basketball player, coach and analyst, Carolyn Peck made her debut on NBC as a sports desk reporter at the 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London. Originally from Tennessee, Peck was a two-time All American and named Tennessee’s Miss Basketball in 1987. She continued her basketball career at Vanderbilt University where she […]

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Who covered the Gold Medal Game for Women’s Basketball in the Olympics? Ann Meyers Drysdale (audio)

August 7, 2012

Ann Meyers Drysdale did an amazing job as sports analyst for the Gold Medal Game in the Olympics for Women’s Basketball. Having been the only women to ever sign an NBA contract (1979), she brought an incredible, historical perspective to the broadcast. She put everything in such rich context. You could tell she knew the […]

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Who interviewed Gabby Douglas after the Olympic Gold or Jordyn Wieber after not making the all-around? Andrea Joyce (audio)

August 3, 2012

Who is the woman who interviewed Jordan Wieber after not making all-around or interviewed Gabby Douglas after winning the gold? It was Andrea Joyce from NBC Sports. Andrea did a great job on both interviews. I thought her professionalism really helped Jordan get through her tough interview. Gabby seemed very comfortable and able to speak […]

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