Category Archives: Sports Broadcasting

Southport Boys Basketball Regionals on WHMB-40

VigilantSports.com Readers, I apologize for the lack of posts over the last week. First, I was in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the Summit League Tournament to announce IUPUI games. That was a blast, and a terrific environment. Coming up on Saturday, I will be courtside at Southport High School and on the call of the three boys…

Basketball Day in Indiana to showcase Indiana hoops for 13 hours on Dec. 10

FOX Sports Indiana is hosting “Basketball Day in Indiana” on Saturday, Dec. 10 in Central Indiana. The television home of the Indiana Pacers and Fever will broadcast for 13 continuous hours featuring five games, live shows originating from a set on Georgia Street, and several pre-produced features. This theme is a spin off “Hockey Day Minnesota,” a now annual event that got…

VIDEO: Scott Agness talks Pacers free agency on FOX 59

FOX 59 in Indianapolis had me on their sports program Friday evening for a discussion on the Pacers and NBA free agency. The segment, with reporter Dave Griffiths, aired at 10:30pm ET. And, if you missed it, no worries. The interview can be seen below. During the interview with Griffiths on the special Red Couch, I discussed the Pacers adding Al Jefferson,…

ESPNEWS to televise its first live NBA Playoff game Friday: Pacers-Raptors Game 6

About 30 hours before the Pacers hosted the Toronto Raptors for Game 6 of their first-round series, we finally learned the tip time and what television network would have the broadcast. The league took longer than usual to announce the start times for a trio playoff games. On Twitter, fans with tickets reached out and needed to know in order to plan their…

Mark Boyle voted 2015 Indiana Sportscaster of the Year

Mark Boyle, now in his 28th season as the Radio Voice of the Indiana Pacers, was named Indiana Sportscaster of the Year (for 2015) by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. It is the second year in a row Boyle has won, and the fourth time over his very successful broadcast career. (Also: 1995, 1999, 2014.) It is particularly special…

Jalen Rose named co-host of primetime ESPN radio show, ‘Jalen & Jacoby’

It’s been fascinating for me to track former Indiana Pacers players, particularly from the 2000 Finals team. So many of them are successful in their chosen route … and a half-dozen of them went into sports broadcasting. Austin Croshere, Mark Jackson, Reggie Miller, Chris Mullin, Jalen Rose. Then, there’s Antonio Davis, who wanted to be traded and was before the Finals season….

Chris Denari, Quinn Buckner calling NBA Africa exhibition game for World Feed

The Pacers television broadcast duo of Chris Denari and Quinn Buckner have the honor of traveling to South Africa to be on the worldwide call of the NBA’s first-ever game in Africa. The world feed will be seen in more than 250 countries. ESPN, however, has the rights to the United States. Marc Kestecher and Doris Burke will call the…

WNDE adds FM signal, rebrands as Fox Sports 97.5 FM

1260 WNDE in Indianapolis can now also be heard on the FM dial. The iHeartRADIO affiliate in Indianapolis purchased 97.5 FM and will simulcast WNDE programming on the FM dial beginning on July 6, 2015. That means you can listen to ‘Query & Schultz‘ weekdays from 3-7 p.m. in crystal-clear HD, a big upgrade to AM radio. The…