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Your NBA Announcing Schedule for 4/7 – 4/12

Tuesday, April 7 San Antonio Spurs at Oklahoma City Thunder (TNT 8 pm) Marv Albert, Chris Webber Los Angeles Lakers at Los Angeles Clippers (TNT 10:30 pm) Kevin Harlan, Mike Fratello Wednesday, April 8 Boston Celtics at Detroit Pistons  (ESPN 7 pm) Mark Jones, Doug Collins Phoenix Suns at Dallas Mavericks (ESPN 9:30 pm) Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson Thursday, April...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

March Madness announcers hilariously imitate each other

On Thursday, the main crux of the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament begins with the field of 64 getting underway. Throughout the afternoon and evening, we will hear a bevy of different announcers, ranging from Marv Albert and Verne Lundquist to Jim Nantz and Ian Eagle. Throughout the years, we have all become familiar with all of their various catchphrases. What would March...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Primer: NCAA tournament time, TV and streaming information

Indiana will open the NCAA tournament against Wichita State in Omaha, Nebraska on Friday at approximately 2:45 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on CBS and Marv Albert, Chris Webber, Len Elmore and Craig Sager will handle broadcasting duties. Indiana-Wichita State is part of Fridays’s first session ticket at the CenturyLink Center. If Indiana […] The post Primer: NCAA tournament...
Via Inside the Hall
March 15, 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

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...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

More Names: Marv Leaving NFL on CBS (Also: Alex Flanagan, FS1/World Cup)

Marv Albert will not return to the NFL on CBS this season. In other news, NBC’s Alex Flanagan will not return to the network’s Notre Dame coverage, and Fox Sports 1 will have two on-site […]
Via Sports Media Watch
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marv Albert Is Selling His Amazing NYC Penthouse For A Cool $16.5 Million

Veteran sports broadcaster Marv Albert has officially listed his New York City penthouse and, if you’ve got around $16.5 million laying around, it can be all yours. Albert has owned the 3,553-square-foot Upper West Side duplex since 1996 but he’s ready to hand the keys over to you. The penthouse has three bedrooms and four and a half baths (including a master bath that features...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Anthony watched ‘Oz’ on his iPad while working the Thunder/Bulls game

Greg Anthony and Marv Albert were assigned to last night’s Thunder-Bulls game in Oklahoma City, but it appears that Anthony had to satisfy a craving for ‘Oz’ before tipoff. An early-arriving fan snagged this picture of Anthony watching an episode on his iPad air while going over some game notes at Chesapeake Energy Arena. I’ve never seen an episode of the HBO series, but...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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