From Side-Line Reporting to Play-By-Play Announcing, Our Sports Experts Give You an Inside Track to the Scores, Highlights and Big Plays, Bringing You Closer to the Game!
COLORADO ROCKIES TELECASTS
Drew Goodman has been Play-By-Play Announcer for the Rockies since 2002. He was hired by the network when it launched in 1988 and, during his broadcasting career, he’s covered each of the pro and major college teams in Colorado. Drew has been named the Colorado Sportscaster of the Year 13 times (2002-05, 2007-11, 2013-16) and is one of the most versatile broadcasters in sports. Drew also calls select Mountain West football and basketball games for the network.
In 2006, 15-year Major League veteran Jeff Huson embarked on a new career in baseball, serving as an analyst for Colorado Rockies coverage. When not working in the booth, Huson’s insights into the game are a key component of the Rockies Pregame and Toyota Postgame Show. Huson made his mark on the University of Wyoming’s baseball program during his time there and, in 2015, Huson was officially inducted into the UW Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame.
Ryan Spilborghs joined the AT&T SportsNet team in 2014. As a former National League Champion with the Rockies in 2007, Spilborghs provides a unique perspective on the broadcasts. Spilborghs will see additional time in the booth this season, serving as game analyst alongside play-by-play man Drew Goodman for select games. Spilborghs will also provide his insight on the Rockies Pregame Report and Postgame Show.
Jenny Cavnar is the host of the Rockies Pregame Report and Postgame Show, and also serves as Sideline Reporter for select games. Cavnar, the two-time Emmy® Award winner, has over a decade of covering the MLB. Cavnar made baseball history in 2018 as the first woman to do play-by-play for a MLB game in 25 years. In 2015, she was the first female to provide analysis for a series of NL games in the radio booth. Born and raised in Aurora, Colorado, Cavnar returned home to join AT&T SportsNet, after spending eight years on the west coast lending her talents to ESPN, Fox Sports West, CBS College Sports, and as the host of the San Diego Padres pregame and postgame shows (2007-2011). Cavnar is a graduate of Smoky Hill High School and Colorado State University. Her love of baseball comes from her father, Steve Cavnar, a Colorado High School Baseball Hall of Fame coach.
Cory Sullivan joined the AT&T SportsNet team in 2014. Drafted in the 7th round of the 2001 Major League Baseball draft by the Colorado Rockies, Sullivan played 6 seasons with the club. Cory serves as an analyst of the Rockies Pregame Report and Postgame Show throughout the Rockies season.
UTAH JAZZ TELECASTS
Thurl was selected in 1983 by the Utah Jazz as the 7th overall pick of the N.B.A. Draft. He spent 9 of his sixteen-year professional basketball career with the Jazz, 3 years with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and four years playing overseas, in Italy and Greece. Since retiring from pro basketball in 1999-2000 with the Jazz, Thurl has been working as a pre, half and postgame analyst for Utah Jazz national televised broadcasts .
Emmy Award-winning Play-By-Play Broadcaster Craig Bolerjack returns to the Jazz broadcast team. He became only the second announcer the Jazz have ever had when he signed on with the team in June 2005. Besides his booming voice, he brings a national and diverse pedigree to Jazz broadcasts.
For the past 30+ years, Ron Boone’s distinctive voice and unique player’s point of view have been a part of Utah Jazz games. Boone joins “Jazz Live,” the team’s television pregame and postgame show each game as a commentator, while also continuing to serve as analyst for select televised games.
Matt Harpring returns to the Jazz as the team’s television analyst after joining Jazz broadcasts in 2009-10 for several guest appearances. He will continue to partner with Play-By-Play Announcer Craig Bolerjack for the majority of Jazz television broadcasts. The former Jazz forward, who was well-known for his toughness throughout his 12-year NBA career, previously spent seven seasons as a player in Utah (2002-2009), averaging 11.9 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 474 games.
Alema Harrington has been working in front of the camera for nearly two decades. He is currently the host of “Jazz Game Night”, the Pre, Half and Post Game shows for the Emmy® Award winning television broadcasts of the Utah Jazz
Kristen Kenney returns this season as the Jazz’s television sideline reporter, contributing to the pre-game, in-game, post-game and digital coverage surrounding the team’s broadcasts. She provides sideline reports from both home and road games.
VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS TELECASTS
Dave Goucher is the play-by-play voice for the Golden Knights on AT&T SportsNet. He was previously the radio play-by-play announcer for the Boston Bruins since 2000. He has been named New England’s top radio play-by-play announcer bu the Associated Press three times (2003, 2006, 2007), was awarded the Associated Press “Best Sportscaster” Award in 2006 and was named Massachusetts Sportscaster of the Year in 2013 and 2014. Goucher began his broadcasting career at his alma mater, Boston University, calling Terrier hockey games. He also was the play-by-play announcer for the ECHL’s Wheeling Thunderbirds. In 2004, he covered the World Series and Super Bowl XXXIX.
Shane Hnidy brings his color commentary to the Golden Knights television airwaves. Previosuly, he was part of the Winnipeg Jets broadcast team since 2011. Hnidy has been apart of multiple broadcasts with TSN Television and TSN Radio 1290. The Neepawa, Manitoba native played in the NHL from 2000-2011, with the Ottawa Senators, Nashville Predators, Atlanta Thrashers, Anahiem Ducks, Boston Bruins and Minnesota Wild. Hnidy was drafted in the 7th round (173rd overall) in the 1994 Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres.
Gary Lawless joined the Vegas Golden Knights as their Insider in 2017. On game days, Lawless joins the team’s radio broadcast as a color analyst and also makes regular on-air appearances during pregame, intermission and postgame on AT&T SportsNet. Over the course of his reporting career, Lawless has covered multiple Super Bowls, Grey Cups, Stanley Cup Finals, IIHF World Ice Hockey Championships, IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships and one Winter Olympics (2014 in Sochi).
Daren Millard is the lead pregame, intermission and postgame host. Millard brings nearly 3 decades of experience to the Golden Knights broadcasting team. The Brandon, Manitoba native was one of the 1st hires ever made by Rogers Media’s Sportsnet in 1998 and he worked as an on-air host with Sportsnet for 20 years. In addition to his role as host, Millard covered events such as the 2010 Winter Olympics, multiple Stanley Cup Finals, as well as the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft at T-Mobile Arena. In December of 2018 Millard started his own hockey podcast, “The Chirp”, featuring interviews from prominent figures around the NHL.
Mike McKenna is the lead studio analyst on the pregame, intermission and postgame panel. McKenna, a native of St. Louis, was drafted by the Nashville Predators in the sixth round of the 2002 NHL Draft. The recently retired goaltender had a career that spanned 14 years in professional hockey. After playing four years of college hockey at St. Lawrence University, McKenna made his pro debut with the ECHL’s Las Vegas Wranglers during the 2005-06 season. Since February 2019, McKenna has hosted his own podcast, “6 Degrees with Mike McKenna.”
Stormy Buonantony is the rinkside reporter for the Golden Knights. Buonantony returns to her hometown of Las Vegas after spending the 2017-19 seasons as the in-stadium emcee and broadcast reporter for the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. Her portfolio includes time with ESPN, SEC Network, Raycom Sports and NBC News, in addition to 3 years spent as a reporter and host for the Mountain West Conference in Colorado. She’s received numerous awards for her work including the NATAS Heartland Emmy for Technical Achievement, the Cynopsis Sport Leaderboard Award for Excellence in Social Media, and a NATAS Pacific Southwest Emmy for Outstanding Production in Sports.