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Anthony Richardson and the Art of Bad Commentary

Anthony Richardson, co-star of the ESPN web series "How Will They Line Up" and creator of the web series Bad British Commentary, talked with The Sports Post recently about his new book, "Bad British Sports Commentary: The 10 Greatest Moments in American Sports History." As the title explains, the book relives great moments in our country's sporting history...
Via The Sports Post
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Bad British Commentary – the hockey version

Two teams from the US playing for Canada’s biggest prize – only in the Stanley Cup Final!  Bad British Commentary is back and this time comedian Anthony Richardson takes on hockey.  It’s a delight.  My hope is that Doc Emrick will somehow watch this and continue to add to his vocabulary repertoire. “Mary Poppins look how small the goals are!” If you’re as big of a...
Via Awful Announcing
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The MLB Gets The Bad British Commentary Treatment

The good folks over at the Whistle recently had the brilliant idea to have Anthony Richardson from the Exploding Heads give his very British take on some Oakland Athletics-Houston Astros highlights.  The result was a solid two and a half minutes of laughter. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bad British Commentary: Baseball Edition!

British comedian Anthony Richardson, the genius behind the “Bad British Commentary” series of videos is back with a new edition of one of our favorite running series on YouTube.  This time, he turns his attention to baseball and an Astros-Athletics game.  Come to think of it, Bad British Commentary may be one of the last ways to make Astros games entertaining. This video takes...
Via Awful Announcing
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hilariously Bad British Commentary of American Football

In this hilarious spoof, Britain's premier sports commentator Anthony Richardson tries his hand at announcing "this year's Super Bowl...
Via Athlon Sports
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bad British Commentary makes a triumphant return!

One of our favorites here at AA is British comedian Anthony Richardson, the genius behind the "Bad British Commentary" series of videos.  We've seen him take on basketball and baseball and now it's time for America's true number one sport - football, or whatever convoluted form of rugby it is that we ended up with. Richardson spoofs last year's BCS...
Via Awful Announcing
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bad British basketball commentary is back!

One of the great gifts of the internet is Bad British Basketball Commentary, and I can't think of a better way to get ready for the 2013-2014 season.  Comedian Anthony Richardson is back with a new rendition that looks at Game 7 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and Tottenham Hotspur.  Wowzers in me trousers is this good stuff.  i particularly enjoy the comparisons...
Via Awful Announcing
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

British baseball commentary puts brilliant spin on American pastime

Last year, a parody YouTube video of bad British commentary for an NBA All Star video game went viral in the American sports blogosphere.  Thankfully, British comedian Anthony Richardson is back with another crack at an American sport and this time it's baseball rounders.  And to be quite honest, mock British commentary as if it's a cricket match gone horribly wrong is...
Via Awful Announcing
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

British cricket announcer's hilarious commentary during Yankees-Red Sox game

What do you get when you cross a Monty Python skit with the sport of baseball? A ministry of funny observations about America's great pastime. Anthony Richardson used a British cricket announcer's take on a Yankees-Red Sox "rounders" match to put a new spin on the game. The commentary includes "chaps in pajamas scuttling off for a nap," a fascination...
Via The Other Paper
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Reno Acquires Russell From Fort Wayne For Richardson, McClinton

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants traded point guard Walker Russell, Jr. to the Reno Bighorns for Anthony Richardson and Jack McClinton.
Via RealGM
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

You will not find a better NBA play-by-play guy

I've made no secret in the past about my disdain for the widespread homerism prevalent in NBA television commentary. The city-by-city-centric model of commentary needs to change to restore some respectability to play-by-play hoops announcing, and I think that we've found just the man to do it. What we need, counterintuitively, is more Brits in NBA commentary. The reality...
Via A Stern Warning
May 19, 2012  |  Discuss

The British perspective of the NBA All Star Game is priceless

Anthony Richardson is a British comedian known for his mock YouTube commentary on soccer games who was covered this week by Grantland.  Richardson simulates matches on a video game and provides his own unique brand of comedy and commentary.  You can check his interpretation of the Carling Cup Final between Liverpool and Cardiff here.  However, it's Richardson's commentary...
Via Awful Announcing
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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