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
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Behind 28 points from Napheesa Collier, and 25 points from Gabby Williams, top-seeded UConn defeated 10th-seeded Oregon 90-52 on Monday night in the Bridgeport Regional Final of the NCAA Tournament. With the win the… Read More »
GREENVILLE, S.C. – Down by 10 points early in the second half, seventh-seeded South Carolina rebounded and upset No. 2-seed Duke 88-81 on Sunday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Gamecocks advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time in program history. Sindarius Thornwell propelled… Read More »
GREENVILLE, SC – North Carolina stayed tough down the stretch as Arkansas tried to tie it up and managed to advance to the Sweet 16 with a 72-65 victory. The win sends the Tar Heels into a matchup with Butler next Friday. Kennedy Meeks scored 16 points and grabbed 11… Read More »
GREENVILLE, SC – North Carolina head coach Roy Williams knows that managing his a team during a blowout can be just almost as difficult as managing a tight game. Williams hopes that he kept his players focused throughout their 103-64 First Round win over Texas Southern, so that they will be ready… Read More »
GREENVILLE, SC – The Palmetto State is set to host a pair of battles on Sunday, as four teams will be fighting for two spots in the Sweet Sixteen. First up, the top-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels will look to out-run the eighth-seeded Razorbacks of Arkansas, with tip-off set for 6:10 PM Eastern.… Read More »
GREENVILLE, SC – The Gamecocks entered this year’s tournament looking to make history, and they did it with a 93-73 win against the Marquette Golden Eagles, their first tournament win since 1973. Sindarius Thornwell led all scorers with 29 for the Gamecocks, but teammate PJ Dozier wasn’t far behind with… Read More »
GREENVILLE, SC – The second-seeded Duke Blue Devils entered the NCAA tournament on the heels of a title-winning run through the ACC tournament, and they picked up right where they left off with a comfortable 87-65 win against 15th-seeded Troy. Jayson Tatum ruled the roost for the Blue Devils, scoring… Read More »
GREENVILLE, SC – Top-seeded UNC exorcised any lingering shooting demons from the ACC Tournament with a 103-64 rout of Mike Davis’s Texas Southern. Justin Jackson found his elusive shooting stroke–pouring in 5-of-8 three-pointers to finish with 21 points–as one of six Tar Heels to score in double figures. Junior guard Kevin Scott… Read More »