Yesterday, ESPN celebrated college basketball analyst Dick Vitale’s 35 years with the network by releasing a fairly amusing YouTube video of his coworkers doing their best impressions of his over-the-top announcing style. In response, a Reddit user named pohatu put together a flowchart that demonstrates Vitale’s over-the-top love affair with the Duke Blue Devils. It’s fantastic...
The Victoria’s Secret Fashion show was last night:
Road bike party:
ESPN commentators impersonate Dick Vitale:
I should join this group:
Starting a support group for those who need help coping with the news of Alex Morgan's engagement.
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Nick Saban and the Council of Regents:
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December 5, 1979. Dick Vitale called a college basketball game on the newly created (diaper dandy, if you will) ESPN network. And the rest is history, as they say.
But what of that history?
Some find Dick Vitale annoying. They either don’t like his catch phrases (“He’s a PTPer, baby!”) or his over exuberance for the college game. But to many fans he is synonymous with college...
ESPN spent time tonight celebrating Dick Vitale‘s 35th anniversary of broadcasting games on ESPN. As Vitale was screaming, “I LOVE ESPN!” over and over again, he caught the attention of the Florida Gators Senior center Patric Young.
I guess you can say Young photo-bombed Vitale but I truly just think he was just trying to figure out what the hell was going on with all that...
Video of Dick Vitale's first ESPN broadcast, as he talked for nearly two consecutive minutes while co-host Joe Boyle looked on in amazement.
Dick Vitale has been with ESPN for 35 years. In honor of the anniversary, 35 co-workers did their best Dickie V. impression.
Usually, when a person is commemorated for their work on national television, it’s because they’re hanging up the microphone. But not Dickie V. ESPN celebrated Dick Vitale’s 35 years on air by creating a video of some of its anchors and reporters doing their best impersonations of Vitale’s jubilant voice.
Check out the video below – who does the best “Dick Vitale voice”?
Dick Vitale is celebrating 35 years with ESPN today, and it is hard to not love the guy. The folks at ESPN took some time to put together a very nice tribute video to the broadcaster extraordinaire which you can see above. There are some pretty spot-on impressions in the bunch.
ESPN Executive Vice President, Production, John Wildhack had this to say about Dickie V.
This is sensational. There may be no other announcer more impersonated than Dick Vitale. So to commemorate Dick Vitale's 35th year at ESPN, Bristol put together a video montage of 35 ESPN personalities paying tribute to Vitale. Many of them offered their best impression of Dickie V's unique way of speaking verrrry enthusiastically. From Vitale's college basketball...