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Where’s Bill Walton is the new Where’s Waldo

This may be my favorite tweet of all-time.  Bill Walton’s wife Lori tweeting about finding Bill at a Grateful Dead concert. I don't ever have to worry about finding Bill in a crowd pic.twitter.com/pmeSzpZsmz — lori M walton (@loriMwalton) June 28, 2015 If ever there was a time for a reboot of Bill Walton’s Long Strange Trip, now is it. The post Where’s Bill Walton is...
Via Awful Announcing
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bill Walton on the road with Grateful Dead one last time

Bill Walton, who probably is quite literally the world's biggest Deadhead, is hitting the road with his favorite band, attending the five shows on the Grateful Dead's 50th anniversary farewell tour. The tour began over the weekend at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, and concludes next weekend at Soldier Field in Chicago. It features the surviving original members playing...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane Brought The Stanley Cup To A Jimmy Buffett Concert And Sang/Played The Tambourine On Stage

It looks like last night was a big concert night in the world of sports. First, Bill Walton at the Grateful Dead and...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Of Course Bill Walton Was At The Grateful Dead Farewell Tour Concert Last Night

The Grateful Dead are on a farewell tour right now, with the first show last night in Santa Clara at Levi’s Stadium. I’m...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft15: The Impact of Embiid News

Over the weekend Adrian Wojnarowski at Yahoo Sports rocked Philadunkia nation and set Twitter on fire with the news that League sources had informed him that Joe Embiid had “suffered a setback in the healing process of his right foot”.  Needles to say Woj’s report casue a great deal of concern among the 76ers’ fan base. Woj’s breaking news even forced the 76ers to issue...
Via Philadunkia
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather is being honored at the Guys Choice Award for being “The Best Ever”

So apparently something called the Guys Choice Awards are a thing that Spike TV has been doing for quite a while now.  I imagine judging by the list of categories that it’s some kind of cross between the Kids Choice Awards and The Man Show.  Also, every one of the award winners is wearing antlers for some reason?  Anyways, in the announcement about the show there was this one...
Via Awful Announcing
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Men in Blazers will host Running of the Bulls coverage

Sometimes at Awful Announcing we let our imagination run wild with fantasy broadcasting scenarios.  What would it sound like if Bill Walton announced the Spelling Bee?  How cool would it be if you could get Bill Raftery in the 16th tower at Augusta with Verne Lundquist?  Could you imagine what would happen if the Men in Blazers got to broadcast the Running of the Bulls coverage...
Via Awful Announcing
28 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5 best tennis commentators on American television

We’re just past the midpoint of the French Open, but that means there are still three weeks of major-tournament tennis in the next month and a half, with Wimbledon arriving at the end of June. It’s a good time to give a broader audience a sense of who’s the best at analyzing tennis matches on American television outlets. You might be surprised by most of the names on this list...
Via Awful Announcing
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers – DeAndre Jordan Needs To Be Their Big Splash Target

There is a rich history of basketball in Portland, and a beloved history at that. But one thing that the Trail Blazers have lacked for seemingly ages is a dominant big man. Sure, they’ve made due and had some great years with Robin Lopez, Meyers Leonard, Marcus Camby, Greg Oden, Joel Pryzbilla, Arvydas Sabonis, Kevin Duckworth, Sam Bowie, Mychael Thompson, Tom Owens, Bill Walton...
Via Oregon Sports News
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN’s dalliance with video games flopped in the ratings department

ESPN2 televising video games created quite the social media frenzy on Sunday night.  The network televised Heroes of the Dorm as Arizona State and California faced off in competitive video games, or eSports.  Even Bill Walton tweeted about the thrilling action from the conference of champions. Heroes of the Dorm – I have never been so proud. Go Pac12, no truck stops here. Just...
Via Awful Announcing
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton And Frank Caliendo Conversing Is Like An Acid Trip In The Fifth Dimension

Bill Walton and Frank Caliendo got super deep on Wednesday's episode of Mike & Mike.
Via Gamedayr
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton Tweets Suggestion For Michigan State Versus Duke

Michigan State started hot at the start of the game, but the Duke Blue Devils wasted little time in getting control of the game. Once they did what was a Michigan State lead turned in to a deficit that has continued to grow throughout the game. To say they could use a little help is an understatement.Bill Walton, being the nice guy that he is, has a suggestion on where they could...
Via FatManWriting
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The best of Bill Walton’s Reddit AMA

Watching a basketball game with Bill Walton as one of the announcers is an experience unlike any other. Walton is simply one of a kind and when I saw his name pop up on Reddit’s IAmA site as an upcoming guest, it definitely piqued my curiosity. On Thursday afternoon, the legendary Bill Walton took part in a Reddit AMA and here are the most intriguing questions and answers…...
Via Awful Announcing
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton Makes Co-Worker Uncomfortable At Pac-12 Tournament

Bill Walton's wardrobe makes his co-worker look so uncomfortable at the Pac-12 Tournament.
Via Gamedayr
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO – Here’s Bill Walton talking about volcanoes

Like Montana and Rice or Bird and Magic, a blowout game and Bill Walton at the mic is one of the most magical combinations in sports.  Because Walton announcing a game is a wild enough experience when you’re talking about a close game where *most* of his attention is on the floor.  But during a blowout, it really allows Bill to explore the space in his mind, which is as large...
Via Awful Announcing
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton Takes Over Vegas Pool Party in Willie Nelson Shirt

Bill Walton was at a pool party in Vegas and his shirt was
Via Busted Coverage
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Bill Walton says living in Boston was like being on a tropical island, because of Larry Bird

Bill Walton sent out this tweet last week (make sure to turn the Vine's audio on):Playing for the Celtics was a dream come true for me https://t.co/ftRKL4HLio— Bill Walton (@BillWalton) March 2, 2015Maybe Larry Legend could come back to town and melt some of the giant snowbanks in my neighborhood? (yes, there is a car under there...) Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
Via Celtics Life
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WTF Bill Walton video: "I have milked a cow ... & I've been milked."

Bill Walton: "I have milked a cow before...and I've been milked."[Awful Announcing]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

This is maybe the weirdest thing Bill Walton has ever said

Bill Walton was on fire last night. And that included a totally bizarre and weird admission, even for Bill Walton. In the middle of the second half, broadcast partner Dave Pasch made the fateful decision to ask Walton about growing up in San Diego and his knowledge about milking cows. This is normal for a typical Bill Walton broadcast. That’s when Walton said that he had indeed...
Via Awful Announcing
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton: Playing With Larry Bird Like ‘Being On A Tropical Island’

Bill Walton loves everyone and everything, but he’s got a special place in his heart for Larry Bird. Walton has recently made a habit of posting random Vine videos to his Twitter account of him just talking. He has some sort of camera set up that watches him as he works — preparing for college basketball broadcasts, making calls, etc. — and he posts some of the best clips to...
Via NESN.com
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton Sparking it Up to Buffalo Bill

  Bill Walton and Dave Pasch’s road tour continued to the Arizona-Colorado game Thursday night, and you just knew there would be gems with Bill in Boulder. Late in the first half, the duo touched on February 26 birthdays and kicked it off with ol’ Buffalo Bill Cody. Their exchange: Bill: On his way to Chicago. Grateful Dead, 4th of July, let’s go. Spark it up. Who else...
Via Busted Coverage
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton has some words of advice for Derrick Rose

If anyone can relate to what Derrick Rose is going through, it’s Bill Walton. Long before there was Rose, Penny Hardaway, Grant Hill, Brandon Roy, or any other promising NBA star whose career was derailed by injuries, there was Walton. Walton was a three-time college player of the year and led UCLA to two national...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton breaks down UCLA-Washington in terms of a real fight between bears and huskies

Whenever Bill Walton steps into the broadcast booth, it’s appointment television.  And with the regular season winding down, we better enjoy the last few pit stops on the long strange trip that has been the 2014-2015 college basketball season.  Last night the journey took us to the redhead’s old stomping grounds of UCLA for a matchup with Washington.  At a timeout, Walton...
Via Awful Announcing
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

This photo of Bill Walton just says it all

I could explain why Bill Walton is wearing a Washington unitard, but I think it’s better just to let your imagination run wild. The post This photo of Bill Walton just says it all appeared first on Awful Announcing.
Via Awful Announcing
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Hall of Famer Dismisses Michael Jordan As “Average”

Bill Walton was a phenomenal player in his time, but these are his true thoughts on Michael Jordan, he needs to think again.
Via Gamedayr
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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