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The history of sportscasting in America is rich and filled with great moments and great people. The American Sportscasters Association (ASA), through this website, endeavors to capture the greatness and to provide inspiration and guidance. Thank you for your interest in the American Sportscasters Association. We hope that you find your visit enjoyable and informative.

                -- Louis O. Schwartz, President

The American Sportscasters Association (ASA) is dedicated to promoting, supporting and enhancing the work of our member sportscasters. In addition, we are a resource of information and guidance for those interested in becoming a sportscaster. ASA, founded in 1980, always encourages the highest standards of ethics, integrity and professional conduct.


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Latest Sportscasting News & Notes


ASA's Lesley Visser Ready for Debut of "We Need to Talk" on the CBS Sports Network

Dick Enberg Returns to CBS for U.S. Open Tennis

Joe Starkey Begins 40th Season as Voice of Cal Football

John Andariese Receives 2014 Curt Gowdy Award

Bob Trumpy Receives 2014 Pete Rozelle Radio & TV Award

Stephen A. Smith Suspended From ESPN for Ray Rice Comments

Eric Nadel Receives Baseball Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick Award

Joe Torre Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Erin Andrews Replaces Pam Oliver on Fox NFL Broadcasts

Tony Gwynn, San Diego Padres Hall of Famer, Dies

Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts Promoted by CBS to No. 2 NFL Broadcast Team

Chicago Cubs Leaving WGN Radio After 90 Years

David Howard, MSG Sports President, Ousted by James Dolan

Amaury Pi-Gonzalez Keeps Busy Behind the Mike

Jack Ramsay, Hall of Fame Coach and Longtime NBA Broadcaster, Dies

Craig Sager, TNT NBA Sportscaster, Battling Cancer

WGN to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Wrigley Field

Ralph Kiner, Longtime Mets Broadcaster, Honored, While Mayor Bill de Blasio Throws Out First Pitch at Mets Home Opener

Carmen Berra, Wife of New York Yankees Legend Yogi Berra, Dies

Ann Meyers Drysdale to Receive 2014 Dick Enberg Award

Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci to Replace Tim McCarver in FOX Booth

Tony Gonzalez Joins CBS Sports' "The NFL Today"

Bob Costas to Miss Olympics Due to Eye Infection

Ralph Kiner, Original Voice of the New York Mets and Lifetime Member of ASA, Dies

Louis O. Schwartz Attends the “Year of the Horse” Chinese New Year Celebration at the New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital

CBS to Air NFL Games on Thursday Starting in 2014

Ed Hookstratten, ASA Member, Famed Attorney and Agent, Dies

Dr. Lorraine Colville, Former Regional Secretary for the U.S. Dept. of Education and Honorary ASA Member, Dies

Dan Dierdorf, Longtime NFL Analyst, Calls His Last Game

Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

Jerry Coleman, ASA Lifetime Member and Longtime Voice of the San Diego Padres, Dies

Eric Nadel, Longtime ASA Member, Wins Ford C. Frick Award

Joe Torre, ASA Lifetime Member, Inducted Into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Bob Wolff, Legendary Sportscaster, Celebrates His 93rd Birthday

Bill Mazer, Veteran New York Radio and TV Sportscaster, Dies

2014 Ford C. Frick Award Ballot Finalized

ASA President Lou Schwartz Attends New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital Dedication Ceremony

Ian Eagle Named to ASA Advisory Board

Chet Coppock to Receive Jack Brickhouse
Lifetime Achievement Award

Eddie Doucette to Receive 2013 Curt Gowdy Media Award

Ian Eagle Inducted into WAER Hall of Fame

Jack Clark Fired After Albert Pujols PED Accusations

Al Michaels Receives Pete Rozelle Radio & TV Award

Verizon Inks Deal to Live-Stream Sunday Afternoon NFL Games

Dale Jarrett Voted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Ron Shapiro:
Sports Agent, Attorney, Expert Negotiator, Author & Philanthropist

Ken Venturi, Longtime CBS Golf Analyst, Dies

Bob Costas Receives Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award


Don Sherry Stands by his Comments on Women Reporters in Men's Locker Rooms


Michael J. Roarty, former Anheuser Busch Executive and Friend of ASA, Remembered

Witness to Boston Blasts: Frank Shorter, Marathon Legend and NBC Commentator, Saw Munich Tragedies Too

Pat Summerall, Sportscasting Legend
and ASA Hall of Famer, Dies


ASA President Lou Schwartz Makes Presentation at Fourth Annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day Ceremony

Bob Costas to Call WBC Championship Game

Joe Garagiola Ends His Hall of Fame Broadcasting Career at 87

Stu Lantz, Lakers Announcer, Reflects on the Passing of Lakers Owner Dr. Jerry Buss

"The Eagle Has Landed:" Ian Eagle on the Nets' New Home in Brooklyn

ASA President Lou Schwartz Remembers former New York City Mayor Ed Koch

Officers & Board of Directors
Dick Enberg (San Diego Padres), Chairman of the Board
Louis O. Schwartz, President
Jon Miller (San Francisco Giants)
Jim Nantz (CBS Sports)
Bill Walton (formerly ABC/ESPN)
Advisory Board

Marv Albert - TNT & CBS Sports
Todd Ant, ABC Radio
Scott Clark - former WABC-TV Sports Anchor
Bob Costas - NBC & MLB Network
Donna de Varona - formerly of ABC Sports
Ian Eagle - YES Network, CBS Sports & Westwood One Radio
Tommy Heinsohn - Fox Sports/Boston Celtics
Gary McKillips - Sporting News Radio/Freelance Sportscaster
Jeannie Morris - Adventure Divas
Robin Roberts - ABC/ESPN
Bill Schweizer - Quinnipiac University/formerly of CBS Radio
Lesley Visser - CBS Sports
Dick Vitale - ESPN


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