| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:36 PM
I cannot remember watching a football telecast and learning less than I did from the CBS crew Sunday in the Baltimore Ravens 25-15 win over the Cleveland Browns.
And the reason for that is simple: Rich Gannon is almost as lazy in his commitment to...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 9:05 AM
Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf are not my favorite announcers – far from it. But give them and their producers credit Sunday: While it wasn’t their main story line, they did include in their opening remarks Sunday a description the Baltimore...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Once you got past the pre-game show and the outrageous attempt by CBS Sports to use the telecast to try to rehabilitate the reputation of Detroit Lions stomper Ndamukong Suh, TV coverage of the Baltimore Ravens 20-13 victory over the Houston Texans wasn&...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 7:12 AM
As appealing as it might be to vent my own frustration and play to the rage of tens of thousands of Ravens fans by ripping the TV coverage of Baltimore’s agonizing 23-20 loss to the New England Patriots, facts are facts. And the fact of the matter...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:00 PM
Prior to this season, the prevailing thought was that the Pittsburgh Steelers were the mountain that Joe Flacco had yet to conquer.
That has obviously changed after the quarterback led the Ravens to their first regular-season sweep of the Steelers...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 3:08 PM
I couldn't do it again. Honest, I tried, but I just couldn't.
I saw Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf on my TV screen at the top of the Ravens telecast Sunday, and I knew I couldn't spend another Sunday afternoon listening to dumb and dumber of CBS Sports...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 4:03 PM
After nine months away from Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf, I forgot how maddening it was to watch the second-string unit from CBS Sports try to telecast a Ravens game.
Players misidentified, random images inexplicably popping up on the screen, key...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:28 PM
I was supposed to review NBC's telecast of the Super Bowl itself. You know, what kind of job did Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Bob Costas do? And I will deliver a short, fast version of that.
But you cannot review the Super Bowl without talking...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Rex Ryan took a pointless shot at Tom Brady before the Jets-Colts game. Now, Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie is taking his turn throwing mouth darts at Tom Brady....
| Jan 14, 2011
| 4:32 PM
It's only natural that sports enthusiasts always seek to compare. That's just a part of the competitive nature of sports after all. So it was no surprise that when I asked respected CBS NFL analyst Bill Cowher if Auburn quarterback Cam Newton could be a...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 9:32 PM
As if it wasn't painful enough to see the Ravens end their season by giving a game away to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore TV fans had to listen to Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf announcing our humiliation.Let's start here: What did you think of the...