Originally written April 22, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
If you asked me to list every prominent sports figure in order of most to least likely to get a DUI, Al Michaels would be at the very bottom. Check that — Michaels wouldn’t even make the list. Sure, Al keeps a keen eye on the point spread and enjoys playing the stock market, but this guy is as wholesome and American as it gets. Michaels has that great, fatherly figure persona. Perfect dads don’t get DUIs — they’re in bed at 10:00 p.m. watching Johnny Carson reruns after a lovely dinner with the wife. But that wasn’t the case on Friday. The AP reports that Michaels was arrested around 9:30 p.m. in Santa Monica after making an illegal U-turn nearby a DUI checkpoint. TMZ says officers detected a scent of alcohol when speaking with the prominent announcer. Michaels reportedly blew a .08 and .09 on the breathalyzer tests — just around the legal limit. He was arrested on suspicion of DUI and taken to the station where he was released after five hours. Michaels supposedly “could not have...
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