I can't stress enough how cool this is - I mean come on, the Honky Tonk Man! He was awesome! Seriously, these are two American legends coming together. One of the great sports broadcasters in history and the self-proclaimed greatest IC champ of all-time, who is a WWF legend. Well, not really, but he had a pretty sweet gimmick. While we're here, we might as well relive one of the biggest moments in each man's career. First, to commemorate Opening Day, Vin Scully calling Hank Aaron's 715th career home run...
Second, to commemorate Wrestlemania, the Honky Tonk Man getting defeated by the Ultimate Warrior for the IC Title at Summerslam '88, ending his record reign as champ. Yup, that was the high point for Honky.
***Update: Evidently, we've all been hoodwinked. According to Fang's Bites, the picture isn't Vin's. Oh well, it was fun while it lasted...
What's the deal with Jay Bilas' absence? Was it a case of CBS/Turner not wanting him or ESPN paying him more to do exclusive tournament studio analysis for them?
This seems kind of confusing, but hopefully by the time March Madness arrives we'll know exactly who will be doing each game on what channel and who will be in the stuido on what channel when.
As long as Nantz is at CBS, its likely he'll do the Final 4 play by play.
The production and graphics will be a unified look and feel.
Ugh. We have to deal with boring-ass Jim Nantz yet again. Fans want Gus Johnson in that role. Nantz needs to step down and focus more on Sony Commercials and boring Golf Tournaments.