Mike Tirico

Hour 2: Louis Riddick & Mike Tirico

The crew welcomes Louis Riddick to talk about the latest in the NFL, Mike Tirico about The Open this weekend and more.

British Open 2018: Tiger Woods’ Mental Edge at The Open

Mike Tirico explains that Tiger Woods mental fortitude is what makes The Open the best opportunity for him to gain another major win.

Tiger Woods

How an extremely dry course will affect the 2018 British Open

You’ve seen what fast greens will do to golfers in majors — it drives them nuts.<p>But what about fast fairways? Doesn’t it just mean everyone will take out the driver and wallop one all the way close to the green?<p>Obviously, it’s not that easy. And that’s exactly why the 2018 British Open is going to …


Grading Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s first NASCAR race broadcasts

After retiring from the NASCAR Cup Series at the end of the 2017 season, Dale Earnhardt Jr. made the switch to broadcasting with NBC Sports.<p>The former driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet had minimal experience when he joined the NBC’s on-air crew, which includes longtime NASCAR analyst Rick Allen, …


Mike Tirico will host hourlong Golf Channel magazine show ‘Vantage Point’

When Fox won the rights to the NFL’s Thursday Night Football package earlier this year, there was some question of how NBC would utilize Mike Tirico, …


NBC reportedly tabs Mike Tirico to host Indianapolis 500 coverage

If you had reason to doubt how serious NBC would take the Indianapolis 500 in its first year airing the event, consider this news as assurance they …


Mike Tirico to host NBC's coverage of Indy 500

Notable broadcaster brings vast experience with other headliner events, including the Olympics, the Kentucky Derby and the Stanley Cup


U.S. Open 2018: Phil Mickelson chats with Mike Tirico

Phil Mickelson sits down with Mike Tirico to reflect on his quest to win a U.S. Open to complete the career Grand Slam.

Phil Mickelson

2018 U.S. Open: Tiger Woods continues comeback

Tiger Woods

2018 Phil Mickelson enjoys the 'hardcore' New York fans

Mike Tirico sits down with Phil Mickelson to talk about the upcoming U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills and why the New York fans mean so much to him.


Mike Tirico knows he could make broadcasting history at Belmont

Mike Tirico was a casual observer of horse racing when he was growing up in the Whitestone section of Queens and attending Bayside High.<p>He will be …

Horse Racing

Mike Tirico talks about Eagles not going to White House

Mike Tirico discusses the impact of politics in football and whether the NFL may buy a development league within the next few years.

The White House

Dale Earnhardt Jr. responds to Keith Olbermann criticizing him for being at Stanley Cup Final

<i>Welcome to FTW’s NASCAR Feud of the Week, where we provide a detailed breakdown of the latest absurd, funny and sometimes legitimate controversies and issues within the racing world.</i><p>This isn’t a breakdown of our typical racing feuds or controversies. It’s more of a brief but humorous Twitter …

Stanley Cup

Will history remember Alex Ovechkin as a Stanley Cup champion?

Mike Tirico explores what winning the Stanley Cup would mean for Alex Ovechkin's legacy, not just in hockey but in all of sports, as the Capitals capt

Ice Hockey

Before an entertaining Game 1, a wildly captivating pregame show in Vegas

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final was wildly entertaining. But maybe not as much as the pregame show. Some people didn’t like it and ...

Stanley Cup

Alex Ovechkin: Title of Stanley Cup champion would mean everything

Alex Ovechkin sits down with Mike Tirico to talk about the biggest opportunity of his career, playing in the Stanley Cup Final against the Golden Knig

Stanley Cup

Mike Tirico: There's a lot of charm to the Preakness

NBC Sports' Mike Tirico stops by the WBAL-TV 11 broadcast special for the Preakness Stakes, sharing how he takes on his role with NBC's coverage, and …

Horse Racing (U.S.)

Tiger Woods is more appreciative of younger generation of players

As Tiger Woods seeks a comeback at the Masters, he is connecting more with the younger players who grew up idolizing him, says Mike Tirico.

Tiger Woods

Mike Tirico reveals why Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have a huge advantage over the Masters' field

NBC’s Mike Tirico knows a thing or two about Augusta National since he’s been covering The Masters since 1997.<p>As he prepares to do it again as part of <i>Golf Central Live</i> throughout Masters week while in attendance at Augusta, he revealed the reason why Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson — both of whom …


Dan Patrick out, Mike Tirico may be rising in NBC NFL shakeup

Dan Patrick will not be back as the lead host on NBC’s primetime pregame show, “Football Night in America.”<p>Patrick told The Post he recently made the …

News Industry

What you need to know about the announcer replacing Rich Waltz on Marlins telecasts

As a youngster growing up in the shadow of ESPN’s sprawling Bristol, Connecticut., studios, <b>Paul Severino</b> received frequent visual reminders about …


Terry Gannon's path from the hardwood to the broadcast booth

If Terry Gannon ever writes his memoir, you can bet the word “serendipity” will be somewhere in the title. Shoot, it might be the title itself. The …

PGA Tour

ESPN Analyst Sean McDonough on 'Monday Night Football' Exit: 'It Wasn't a Tremendous Amount of Fun'

Jon Gruden’s former booth partner calls ESPN’s flagship product generally “one of the worst NFL games each week”<p>Following last week’s announcement …

Gisele Bundchen

Report: Tessitore replaces McDonough as MNF play-by-play lead

Monday Night Football will have a new voice in 2018 as Joe Tessitore will replace Sean McDonough as play-by-play lead, according to Andrew Marchand …

Football (U.S.)

Sean McDonough leaving MNF to return to college football

Getty Images<p>ESPN turned over its Monday Night Football booth, replacing Sean McDonough after losing Jon Gruden to the Raiders.<p>McDonough has mutually …

College Football

Report: Joe Tessitore replacing Sean McDonough on MNF

Getty Images<p>Joe Tessitore will replace Sean McDonough in ESPN’s Monday Night Football booth, Andrew Marchand of the <i>New York Post</i> reports.<p>He becomes …


NFL Referee Ed Hochuli - And His Biceps - To Retire

We’re going to miss those guns<p>Longtime NFL referee Ed Hochuli will retire, NFL Senior Vice President of Officiating Al Riveron said Tuesday.<p>Retiring …

Football (U.S.)

Blayne Barber: Caddie Cory Gilmer communicating after coma

There were times after his fall in Honolulu on Jan. 12 when Cory Gilmer didn’t look like he would survive.<p>But over the past few days, Blayne Barber …


Jessica Korda sets tournament record in Honda LPGA Thailand win

CHONBURI, Thailand – Jessica Korda set a tournament record to win the LPGA Thailand at the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course on Sunday.<p>Korda held …


Media Circus: Mike Tirico Reflects on First NBC Olympics Hosting Experience

In this week's Media Circus, SI's Richard Deitsch traveled to Pyeongchang to speak with NBC's Mike Tirico about his debut as the primetime host of …