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MARV ALBERT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brian Anderson replaces Marv Albert for Kentucky-Notre Dame Elite 8 game

Late Friday night the official March Madness Twitter account revealed a significant change to the announcing lineup for Saturday’s Elite 8 game between Notre Dame and Kentucky.  Brian Anderson is getting the call from the bullpen in place of Marv Albert. Marv’s under the weather and will not be able to call tomorrow's @KentuckyMBB vs. @NDmbb game. — March Madness TV (@MarchMadnessTV...
Via Awful Announcing
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Names: Marv Albert, ‘Hot’ Rod Hundley, Steve Lavin

Turner Sports’ Marv Albert will not call Saturday’s Elite 8 matchup between Kentucky and Notre Dame. Also, longtime Utah Jazz broadcaster ‘Hot’ Rod Hundley has died, and former ESPN college basketball analyst Steve Lavin is out of the coaching ranks. Albert to Miss Kentucky/Notre Dame Game Turner Sports play-by-play voice Marv Albert is under the [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Names: Marv Albert, Dana Jacobson, Ed Sabol

NBC has tapped Marv Albert as the blow-by-blow voice of its upcoming Premier Boxing Champions coverage. In other news, Dana Jacobson will host coverage of the same boxing series on Spike TV, and founder of NFL Films Ed Sabol has passed away. Marv Albert Back on NBC For Boxing Series Longtime NBC Sports broadcaster Marv [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Marv Albert Returns to NBC to Call Boxing

Marv Albert is heading back to NBC to call boxing for the network. Albert had two separate stints with NBC, the first serving several roles including a local anchor for WNBC-TV, calling boxing, college basketball, NBA and the NFL, and hosting MLB and horse racing for NBC Sports. After the scandal that led to his downfall, he eventually returned to the Peacock to call the final years...
Via Fang's Bites
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

(VIDEO) Marv Albert’s shares the best sports bloopers of all-time with David Letterman

You may have heard that David Letterman is retiring from late night television.  Famed announcer Marv Albert has appeared on said show an unbelievable 126 times.  Although Marv is known around the world as the voice of basketball, his Albert Achievement Awards spotlight bloopers from around sports.  This week on Letterman, Marv gave his all-time Albert Achievement Awards, featuring...
Via Awful Announcing
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Horse racing announcer imitates Marv Albert and Jeremy Schaap during race!

Frank Mirahmadi is a horse racing announcer and apparently a man with way too much time on his hands.  During a race earlier this week, Mirahmadi took it upon himself to perform his imitations of noted sports media personalities during a race. Yes, during a race! It’s one thing to share impressions in a public forum, but to actually work them into a race call?!?  That takes a...
Via Awful Announcing
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marv Albert stepping away from NFL on CBS to focus on basketball duties

Legendary broadcaster Marv Albert has been a busy man in recent years.  In addition to his work with the NBA on TNT, Albert has added announcing assignments that include the NCAA Tournament with Turner and CBS Sports as well as the NFL on CBS. The 72 year old announcer has decided that now is the right time to take a step back from that busy schedule.  In an exclusive interview...
Via Awful Announcing
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Marv Albert Lists Incredible New York Penthouse For Sale

Marv Albert's New York penthouse is for sale. If you're looking to purchase, you're going to need to lay a some serious money down.
Via Gamedayr
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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