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Billy Crystal Leads Robin Williams Emmy Tribute With Story About 1989 Mets Game (Videos)

Billy Crystal’s heartfelt tribute to Robin Williams at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday night was one of the highlights of the entire night. Crystal opened the segment by sharing a story about the time he and his late friend joined Tim McCarver in the broadcast booth at Shea Stadium during a 1989 New York Mets-Cincinnati Reds game on “Comic Relief Day.” Williams, who died...
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ken Jeong will anchor SportsCenter tonight

ESPN is once again resorting to celebrity gimmicks for an episode of SportsCenter.  Last year Billy Crystal made a "memorable" appearance anchoring SportsCenter to sell movie tickets and talk about his favorite Yankees players.  It was one of the most forgettable episodes in SportsCenter history as the sports news and highlights of the day took a backseat to Storytime...
Via Awful Announcing
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Billy Crystal Even Enjoyed Crawford’s Dirty Assist

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April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jamal Crawford Impresses Billy Crystal By Going Behind His Back After Crossover (Video)

Billy Crystal, like most Los Angeles Clippers fans, has endured a lot of losing over the years. He is finally getting a taste of real NBA basketball now that the Chris Paul-led Clippers have won 14 straight games and are clearly the best team in the NBA. The Clippers might be on a run, but they are still capable of doing things that surprise the comedic actor. On Tuesday, it wasn’t...
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Billy Crystal impressed by Crawford's crossover

Video: "Boom! Shabbat shalom."
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December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Billy Crystal takes over 'SportsCenter'

I always thought the low point for SportsCenter during my lifetime would be the Tim Tebow birthday celebration from this past August.  It was a perfect intergalactic collision of awful television.  There was anchors, reporters, and analysts wishing Tebow a happy birthday like crazed stalkers, Sage Steele (ironically?) referring to Tebow's b-day as breaking news, a total abandonment...
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Names: Isiah Thomas Joins NBA TV (Also: Billy Crystal, Dottie Pepper)

Former NBC NBA analyst Isiah Thomas has joined NBA TV. In other news, actor Billy Crystal will make multiple appearances on ESPN over the next few days, while golf analyst Dottie Pepper has left NBC. Thomas Joins NBA TV: Former New York Knicks coach Isiah Thomas has joined NBA TV as a studio analyst, Turner Sports announced Wednesday. Thomas, who last served as an NBA analyst for...
Via Sports Media Watch
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Billy Crystal to anchor SportsCenter on Wednesday

SportsCenter doesn't make use of guest anchors all too often. Usually, it's the same rotation, with an occasional new face thrown into the mix after a test run on ESPNEWS. But on the 6 PM edition of SportsCenter on Wednesday, there will be a guest anchor for the show: actor and comedian Billy Crystal, in Bristol to plug his new movie Parental Guidance. I have arrived...
Via Awful Announcing
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Billy Crystal, Donald Trump Among Celebrities Who Should Consider Buying Yankees If Ownership Sells (Photos)

A report emerged Thursday that the Yankees were pondering a decision to sell the team. The team's managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner and Major League Baseball, however, refuted that speculation just hours after it broke. According to Forbes, the Yankees have an estimated worth of $1.85 billion. But if the team's ownership was to sell the franchise, here are the top...
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Oscars veteran Billy Crystal to the rescue for 84th Academy Awards show

The Oscar ceremony has much to prove Sunday, including whether a blockbuster-free field can draw a TV audience and if Billy Crystal's host routine remains a crowd-pleaser.
Via Lions Blog
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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