Sports Business Journal, Sporting News Name Top Broadcasters

The Sports Business
and Sporting News have come out with a list of the top 25 active sports
broadcasters, play-by-play and analysts, with CBS's college football
analyst and former college and pro quarterback Gary Danielson heading the list.

NBC's Chris
Collingsworth is second, followed by Al Michaels, Phil Simms, Lirk Herbstreit,
Troy Aikman, Ron Franklin, Verne Lundquist, Joe Buck, Jim Nantz, Mike Tirico,
Brad Nessler, Brent Musberger, Jon Gruden, Daryl Johnston, Ron Jaworski, Greg
Gumbel, Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge, Dan Fouts, Bob Papa, Mike Patrick,
Chris Fowler, Gus Johnson, and Dick Enberg.

The list is
publishing in the Nov. 23 issue of Sporting News with features and follow-up in
the journal. 

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.