AL MICHAELS RUMORS & GOSSIP

WATCH: Al Michaels lays down Sochi curling bet on air

Go ahead Al Michaels, lay down that Sochi curling bet for Team USA vs. Great Britain on air. This is America, land of the free.
Via Gamedayr
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Al Michaels places a curling bet with Rebecca Lowe

The transitions between anchors are sometimes the best moments of the Olympic coverage.  On NBCSN as early morning host Rebecca Lowe passed the baton to Al Michaels, the voice of Sunday Night Football dropped one of his patented gambling references that are the stuff of internet legend.  Michaels bet Lowe "even up, 15 pence" on an American curling victory against Great...
Via Awful Announcing
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Al Michaels’ mugshot (Photo)

Here is Al Michaels’ mug shot after being arrested in Santa Monica, California for DUI.   Some more details have emerged from his arrested, thanks to Deadspin. Via the Smoking Gun comes the mug shot, and another detail about Friday’s arrest, in which Michaels blewjuuust over the legal limit on a breathalyzer. It seems Michaels caught the attention of a Santa Monica DUI checkpoint...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Al Michaels arrested for DUI after making illegal U-turn

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

NBC's Michaels arrested for alleged DUI in Calif.

Police in Southern California say that NBC Sports announcer Al Michaels has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. Santa Monica police Sgt. Thomas McLaughlin says Michaels was taken into custody Friday night. McLaughlin could provide no additional details. Greg Hughes, a spokesman for NBC Sports, says the company ''is aware of the situation'' and has been...
Via Fox Sports
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Broadcaster Al Michaels arrested on DUI charge

Al Michaels, the play-by-play announcer for NBC’s “Sunday Night Football,” was arrested and charged with misdemeanor DUI in Southern California on Friday night, Santa Monica police said. Sgt. Ryan Gradle of the Santa Monica police department said that the Al was extremely cooperative and was released on his own recognizance Saturday morning after spending more than five hours...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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Report: Al Michaels arrested for DUI

Al Michaels was reportedly arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence on Friday night. His BAC was just over the legal limit.

Via Awful Announcing
April 21, 2013  |  30 Comments

Al Michaels busted for suspicion of DUI

Al Michaels — the legendary sports announcer most famous for his call of the "Miracle on Ice" hockey game at the 1980 Olympics — was arrested Friday for suspicion of DUI, reports TMZ. Law enforcement officers told TMZ the 68-year-old Michaels went through a a DUI checkpoint in Santa Monica at approximately 10 p.m. on Friday.  The officers detected the odor of alcohol...
Via The Other Paper
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

The greatest announcing calls in sports history

Imagine, for a moment, that Al Michaels was not in the broadcast booth in Lake Placid in 1980. That Howard Cosell was not ringside when the champ unexpectedly tumbled to the mat. That Johnny Most was not courtside for the most famous steal in Celtics history. What would we think of those moments -- iconic moments all -- without the soundtracks that accompany them? A lot can go into...
Via NESN.com
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Here's Howard Stern And Al Michaels Discussing The Penn State Scandal

Al Michaels and Howard Stern discussed the extremely delicate Penn State situation on Monday's show. In true Stern fashion, he does not tiptoe around the outrage and disgust he feels about those who were allegedly responsible and covered up the unfathomable scandal that has rocked sports in the last week. The majority of Stern's venom is directed at Mike McQueary...
Via Awful Announcing
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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