"and a brand new mannerger!"
"Lot of week for the Nationals..."
"As we shift gears to the American League East (shows Pirates fans)"
"There are no great teams in baseball, there's some good teams, there's some great teams... either of these teams, are they great?"
"Happy Birthday Derek Jeter (in between clips of Troy Tulowitzki and Asdrubal Cabrera)"
"Asdrubal Cabrera, who has literally been a human web gem... I guess they're all human web gems."
Wendi Nix Filled In On Baseball Tonight Last Night, And It Did Not Go Swimmingly - SportsGrid
To be fair to CBS, He was the top MMA guy. Even over the experience of Mauro Rinallo, who'd been broadcasting MMA for nearly decade before.
..but how about this - could TNT hire him for their March Madness games to be their signature voice? As time moves on, they will alternate years with the Final Four with CBS and would like their own guy announcing, not Nantz...
I thoght about this but think there is probably some type of non compete in place. I would also imagine there will need to be a cooling off period before he could return. I think we could see that in time, but it won't be for awhile unfortunately.
"...one of the best sporting events will revert back to a more reserved style of announcing without Johnson's unique voice"
Kevin Harlan, the poor man's Gus Johnson, is almost certainly moving up to the #4 spot. No big loss. The bottom four teams, on the other hand...
And Gus Johnson and golf sounds like a very, very bad fit.
My dream of having Joe Buck fired is now 1 step closer. Any way that this could happen sooner than later?