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Thoughts and a Question on ESPN Courting Peyton Manning for Monday Night Football

This will not come as a shocker, but the post-Jason Witten era of Monday Night Football is filled with Peyton Manning rumors. The Hollywood Reporter… 358 more words

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Mike Tirico had no trouble at all calling his first NHL game

It seems like NBC’s Mike Tirico has called just about everything: NFL, NBA, tennis, golf, etc.

And now he can add hockey to his resume. The longtime play-by-play man and host called his first NHL game — a Blackhawks and Red Wings tilt — on Wednesday night, and naturally, he delivered and got raves for his performance. 271 more words


On the Ice: Mike Tirico to call Wednesday Night Hockey Game

In the last 25 years, NBC Sports host/play-by-play announcer Mike Tirico has turned himself into one of the most versatile broadcasters in the business, calling anything and everything, from manning the desk on NBC’s Football Night in America, hosting the Olympics, FIFA World Cup, Triple Crown horse racing, to being in the broadcast booth for Notre Dame football, the 18th tower at The Open, and courtside for NBA games. 367 more words