| 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 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...
| May 8, 2012
| 9:14 AM
I have been putting off this post for a couple of weeks. It's about Mike Bordick's performance on MASN as an analyst on Orioles games.
It started with a colleague, who is usually a keen observer of sports media, casually stopping me in the newsroom to...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 12:10 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals defense barges into Sunday’s game at M&T Bank Stadium with 25 sacks, which is the eighth-highest total in the NFL. Twelve players -- including all eight defensive linemen -- have a hand in at least one sack.
| Nov 19, 2011
| 7:00 AM
It shouldn’t really come as a surprise that Dan Dierdorf, a former offensive tackle for the St. Louis Cardinals, thinks the Ravens need to return to running the football.
The CBS Sports NFL analyst makes a convincing case, arguing that the run...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 2:06 PM
The Ravens appear to have found the right formula for winning on offense, but it has as much to do with the improved play of the offensive line as it does a change in philosophy.
The key word in the NFL is consistency and once the Ravens found it on...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 4:58 PM
By David Zurawik
The Baltimore Sun
At least they brought some energy to the Ravens telecast. Give Bill Macatee and Steve Tasker that Sunday.
It could have been worse – much worse. CBS Sports could have used Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf to cover...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 8:29 PM
I'm coming back to work after a much-needed week away, and I am starting with a busy day Sunday that opens in Washington at CNN's "Reliable Sources."
Host Howard Kurtz has a very strong lineup this week. Here's his description from the CNN website:...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 8:41 AM
When it comes to TV analysts, there is NBC’s Cris Collinsworth. And then, there is everybody else.
And he was at his best Sunday night in the Baltimore Ravens’ prime-time matchup with the San Diego Chargers, explaining the games within the...