What's next for ESPN NBA Countdown?; CBS's NFL moves
5d. On Sunday I wrote about the relationship between NBC NHL broadcaster Mike Emrick and the late Hall of Fame baseball broadcaster Ernie Harwell. As a first-year doctoral student at Bowling Green State University in Ohio in 1973, Emrick reached out to Harwell to be the de-facto adviser for his dissertation ("Major League Baseball Principal Play By Play Announcers: Their Occupation Background And Personal Life").