‘Hawk’ wins Frick award; Marv in trouble?

Former Chicago White Sox broadcaster Ken “Hawk” Harrelson is the 2020 recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award, meaning he will be inducted into the broadcasters wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY next year.  Meanwhile, another legendary broadcaster, Marv Albert may not be brought back to broadcast NBA games on Turner Sports in 2020-21.  Those are among the stories discussed on the latest edition of The Sports Media Beat.

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Brennaman named broadcaster of year

After 46 seasons, Marty Brennaman has called it a career as “Voice of the Cincinnati Reds.” In recognition of his outstanding body of work, the website Ballpark Digest has named Brennaman the 2019 MLB Broadcaster of the Year. This is among the topics discussed in the latest podcast. Other topics discussed:

Sunday NFL and baseball score

Sunday NFL ratings on NBC turned out even better than the overnights indicated, however the second game on CBS did not get the ratings jolt the overnights suggested in the latest ratings. Those are among the topics discussed on the latest SMB. Here are other stories that were topics on the show:

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