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Al Michaels gets Mike Trout’s team name wrong

Al Michaels doesn’t appear to have watched much baseball in the last 20 years.During the second quarter of Super Bowl LII, NBC showed some of the celebrities who were in attendance in Minneapolis for the big game. One person they showed was two-time AL MVP Mike Trout, who is a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan.When NBC showed Trout, Michaels said that the outfielder played for the “California...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 04, 2018  |  Discuss

NBC changes camera angle for Patriots-Falcons game due to fog

NBC changed camera angles for their telecast of Sunday night’s New England Patriots-Atlanta Falcons game due to the fog.Those watching the Super Bowl rematch on TV noticed that the picture in the game was difficult to see because of the fog. Around the third quarter, NBC announcer Al Michaels said that the they were switching to field-level camera angles so that viewers could get...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Al Michaels cracks Harvey Weinstein joke during Giants-Broncos game

The Giants took a 17-3 lead into the half during Sunday night’s game against the Broncos at Sports Authority Field, which came as a surprise to many.Also surprising was what NBC broadcaster Al Michaels said midway through the third quarter of the game — somehow working in a reference to the sexual harassment allegations involving Harvey Weinstein.Making light of how unexpected it...
Via The Sports Daily
October 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to Al Michaels tasteless Harvey Weinstein joke

During Sunday Night Football between the New York Giants and Denver Broncos, NBC broadcaster Al Michaels cracked a joke comparing the Giants to Harvey Weinstein.“Let’s face it, The Giants are coming off a worse week than Harvey Weinstein, and they’re up by 14,” Michaels quipped.In case you haven’t been watching the news or have not read anything about Weinstein, he’s being accused...
Via Sportsnaut
October 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell to speak at Rams event, tickets start at $550

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will join broadcaster Al Michaels to speak at the annual Los Angeles Rams All-Access event at the Coliseum in June.This gives fans an opportunity to take photos with and chat up current and former members of the Rams. It’s also going to cost a pretty penny.According to the Los Angeles Times, single tickets for the event cost $550.00. A table of 10 is...
Via Sportsnaut
May 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Steelers have problems with headsets in opener in Foxboro

  How much more convenient can you get? The same week a report comes out rehashing all the alleged cheating by the Patriots over the years, there is some funny business going on at Gillette Stadium during the season-opening game on Thursday. NBC’s Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth shared on the telecast that the Steelers were having communication problems on their coach-to-coach...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Al Michaels arrested for DUI after making illegal U-turn

If you asked me to list every prominent sports figure in order of most to least likely to get a DUI, Al Michaels would be at the very bottom. Check that — Michaels wouldn’t even make the list. Sure, Al keeps a keen eye on the point spread and enjoys playing the stock market, but this guy is as wholesome and American as it gets. Michaels has that great, fatherly figure persona. Perfect...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

NBC's Michaels arrested for alleged DUI in Calif.

Police in Southern California say that NBC Sports announcer Al Michaels has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. Santa Monica police Sgt. Thomas McLaughlin says Michaels was taken into custody Friday night. McLaughlin could provide no additional details. Greg Hughes, a spokesman for NBC Sports, says the company ''is aware of the situation'' and has been in contact with...
Via FOX Sports
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Al Michaels busted for suspicion of DUI

Al Michaels — the legendary sports announcer most famous for his call of the "Miracle on Ice" hockey game at the 1980 Olympics — was arrested Friday for suspicion of DUI, reports TMZ. Law enforcement officers told TMZ the 68-year-old Michaels went through a a DUI checkpoint in Santa Monica at approximately 10 p.m. on Friday.  The officers detected the odor of alcohol while speaking...
Via The Other Paper
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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