John Sadak makes the move from college football to Sunday NFL broadcasts for Westwood One in 2015. Sadak spent three seasons calling college games for the network from 2012 – 2014, and also serves as a play-by-play announcer for NCAA basketball.
The 2013 national Broadcaster of the Year per Ballpark Digest also serves as the radio and TV play-by-play voice of the New York Yankees’ Triple-A baseball team in Scranton, Pennsylvania and calls a variety of sports on national television for CBS Sports Network.
The New York City native’s announcing background includes college football, men’s basketball and other sports on TV for the ESPN and FOX families of networks along with multiple Final Fours and national championships of various Division I sports for the NCAA. The two-time Delaware Sportscaster of the Year according to the National Sportscasters & Sportswriters Association has called college soccer, baseball, softball, ice hockey, field hockey, lacrosse, volleyball and water polo.
A graduate of Rowan University, Sadak’s work has been honored by the Delaware Press Association, Philadelphia Press Association, New Jersey Associated Press Broadcasters Association, Communicator Awards, Society of Professional Journalists and College Broadcasters Incorporated. He was an inaugural member of the WGLS-FM Hall of Fame at his alma mater.
John Sadak's Posts
KNOXVILLE, TN – On a night full of upsets, Tennessee completed the final act of the night with an 82-80 victory over fourth-ranked Kentucky. The unranked Vols followed wins for #18 West Virginia over #2 Kansas and…Read More »
PITTSBURGH, PA – Le’Veon Bell set a single-game franchise playoff record for rushing yards as the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Miami Dolphins 30-12 on Sunday. Bell ran for 167 yards and a pair of scores as the Steelers advanced to take on the Kansas City Chiefs next Sunday. John Sadak…Read More »
LANDOVER, MD – Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie had two key interceptions as the New York Giants eliminated the Washington Redskins from the playoff race with a 19-10 win on Sunday. John Sadak and Ross Tucker called the action on Westwood One.Read More »
SEATTLE, WA – Chandler Catanzaro’s 43-yard field goal gave the Arizona Cardinals a wild 34-31 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday afternoon. Seattle had already wrapped up the NFC West, but now may miss out on a first-round bye if Atlanta wins its final game or Detroit wins its final…Read More »
LAS VEGAS, NV – Malik Monk led the way with 47 points as Kentucky defeated North Carolina in an early-season thriller as part of Saturday’s CBS Sports Classic. De’Aaron Fox added 24 points and 10 assists for the Wildcats. Justin Jackson led North Carolina with 34 points. John Sadak and Steve…Read More »
LAS VEGAS, NV – Bryce Alford and Aaron Holiday each scored 20 points to lead UCLA to an 86-73 win over Ohio State in the CBS Sports Classic on Saturday afternoon. The second-ranked Bruins improved to 12-0 on the season. John Sadak and Steve Lappas called the action on Westwood One Sports.Read More »
BALTIMORE, MD – For the first time since 2001, Army has beaten Navy. The Black Knights got a go-ahead touchdown run from Ahmad Bradshaw in the fourth quarter and held on for a 21-17 win. John Sadak and James Lofton called the action on Westwood One Sports.Read More »
ATLANTA, GA – Eric Berry took an interception back for a defensive two-point conversion as the Kansas City Chiefs stunned the Atlanta Falcons 29-28 on Sunday afternoon. Atlanta had just taken the lead on Matt Ryan’s short touchdown pass to Aldrick Robinson. It was Berry’s second return to the end zone…Read More »