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  Brent Musburger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brent Woody Musburger (born May 26, 1939 in Portland, Oregon) is an American sportscaster for ABC.
In his column in that paper, Musburger famously referred to Tommie Smith and John Carlos as "fl-skinned storm troopers" for their protesting racial injustice in the United States by engaging in a Black Power salute on the medal stand during the 1968 Summer Olympics.
When the game was completed (which UNLV had won by 30 points), Brent, on camera, eloquently thanked the audience and the many people at CBS Sports, and the analysts that he had worked with through the years like Billy Packer, who was standing next to Brent as he parlayed his swan song.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brent_Musburger   (1653 words)

 Brenton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The version Brent, well-known in North America (for example: Brent Tarleton in Gone with the Wind), therefore seems to be the short form of the English "Brenton", however, it could likewise derive from Brentanos who emigrated there.
Brent Musburger, US journalist and sports commentator for ABC.
Although, however, Charles Brent was an anglican bishop in USA, Brentwood (Essex) in England is the seat of a roman-catholic bishop.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brenton   (506 words)

 Brent Musburger : Alumni Exhibit: Northwestern University Archives
Brent Musburger : Alumni Exhibit: Northwestern University Archives
He began his sports career as a professional umpire for the Midwest Baseball League in 1959 and went on to the Chicago American where he was a sports writer and columnist until 1968.
Eventually Musburger became the director of sports for WBBM Television, Channel 2.
www.library.northwestern.edu /archives/exhibits/alumni/musburger.html   (132 words)

 Brent Musburger Will Host Indy 500
ABC's Brent Musburger, one of the most talented broadcasters in the industry, will serve as host of the network's coverage of the world's greatest auto race, the prestigious Indianapolis 500, on Sunday, May 29.
"Brent Musburger is one of the most well-known and highly respected announcers in sports television," said Joie Chitwood, Indianapolis Motor Speedway president and chief operating officer.
Musburger served as the pre-game and halftime host on ABC's coverage of Super Bowl XXV, the 16th time he has participated in the coverage of the nation's most popular sports spectacular.
speednewsnow.com /PR2005/021005.html   (315 words)

 Indianapolis 500
Brent Musburger, who for the first time will be the ABC host for this year’s broadcast of the Indianapolis 500, has paid his dues at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Musburger emphasizes that he is not a “gearhead.” He said he never has been an expert on cars and will not pretend to be on camera.
Musburger said his role as host during the race is to act as a “traffic cop,” setting the scene for play-by-play announcer Todd Harris and his commentators in the booth, bringing people up-to-date during caution periods and then orchestrating the post-race ceremonies as the winner and different drivers become available.
www.indy500.com /news/story.php?story_id=4715   (1118 words)

 Bowl Championship Series - Musburger, Brent
Brent Musburger is one of the most versatile and talented broadcasters in the industry.
While attending Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Brent was lured away to the Chicago American, where he became an award-winning sportswriter.
Born May 26, 1939, Brent lives in Weston, Connecticut, with his wife, Arlene, and their two sons.
espn.go.com /abcsports/bcs/columns/musburger_brent/bio.html   (235 words)

 Panhandle Pundit: Musburger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
ABC Sports broadcaster Brent Musburger was ticketed Saturday after police caught him with an open container of alcohol in a vehicle.
Musburger was cited for consuming alcohol in public and having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Stadium to confirm this, but the host made the comment that Brent would have had to rip off his headphones, be the first one on the elevator and sprint to his car in order to get picked up at that location at that time.
rynemcclaren.typepad.com /blog/2005/09/musburger.html   (729 words)

 Brent Musburger - Deadspin
But that enthausiasm is why we can't quit Brent; after 40-plus years in the business, after appearing in Rocky II and being mocked on "Saturday Night Live," the guy still is willing to hit the road and go cover a conference tilt in Madison in February.
Musburger has been one of the few constants in all of our sports lives, and he keeps trucking along, saying "props," getting names wrong and giving us a head rush.
Thanks to The Mighty MJD, who directed our attention to this: ABC sportscaster Brent Musburger ">was ticketed last Saturday for drinking beer in his car.
www.deadspin.com /sports/brent-musburger   (474 words)

 Brent Musburger ticketed for open container : Fanblogs College Football Blog
Quick on the heels of the Brent Musburger Drinking Game, Brent Musburger was ticketed last night in Lincoln for having an open beer container in the ABC rental car.
Musburger and Parseghian rode in a convertible at the First Friday parade in Clemson one year in the '80s when CBS was carrying the game the next day.
Musburger as a play by play man should stick to the facts and stick his bias where the sun don't shine.
www.fanblogs.com /ncaa/005721.php   (349 words)

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Brent Musburger, one of the most versatile and talented broadcasters in the industry, joined ABC Sports in 1990.
Additionally, for the last two years Musburger has done the play-byplay of the NBA Finals on ESPN Radio where he also provides a daily afternoon drive-time sports report.
In announcing Musburger’s arrival, ABC said: “We are pleased to add Brent Musburger to a lineup of announcers that we believe is the best in television.
www.medill.northwestern.edu /alumni/honors/profiles/musburger.html   (280 words)

 Mutual admiration society - sports journalist Chris Berman's influences - Brief Article Sporting News, The - Find ...
The first Sunday that fall, Musburger was a guest on Berman's pregame set--Carson, passing the torch to Leno.
Brent helped create Frankenstein's monster in 1975, when NFL Today paired the former Chicago newspaper and radioman with former NFL player Irv Cross and former Miss America Phyllis George.
Brent spent Sunday mornings at his 200-acre spread in Montana taking long walks, avoiding his old show--sentiments that proved contagious.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1208/is_37_225/ai_78400842   (458 words)

 Brent Mushbooger Drinking Game
The first time Brent says "pardner", the pardner has to take 1 drink, and then picks someone else to be the pardner.
The next time Brent says it, the new pardner has to take 2 drinks, and then pick a new pardner, and so on and so on.
However, if Brent says "Hold on Folks", everyone must drink once but the first person to drink has to finish their drink for not holding on.
corbyfanpage.tripod.com /mushbooger.htm   (928 words)

 KETV.com - Sports - Brent Musburger Pays Fine For Beer In Vehicle
LINCOLN, Neb. -- ABC Sports play-by-play man Brent Musburger has paid $144 rather than fight his citation from the city of Lincoln for drinking a beer in a vehicle he was riding in.
The 66-year-old Musburger was cited on Sept. 17 outside Memorial Stadium after calling the University of Nebraska game against Pittsburgh, which the Huskers won 7-6.
Lincoln police said Musburger was one of several people who were cited for similar alcohol offenses that Saturday.
www.ketv.com /sports/5375130/detail.html   (298 words)

 College Football Game Reviews - Scores
Musburger’s call of Syracuse’s second touchdown, which gave the Orangemen a 14-0 lead, is a good example of the best and worst of Brent.
Musburger immediately recognized the easy touchdown and made a great call, blaming Michigan’s defense for leaving him so wide open.
When Musburger asked Fouts what he thought about that move, Fouts could only joke that he didn’t like to kneel on the ball when he was quarterback and that Michigan fans probably are happy to see Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb kneeling.
www.armchairqb.com /college_review3.html   (2320 words)

 All Things Longhorn: Here's to Brent!
While we hope Brent doesn't have too much fun in Austin, as he is apt to do, his presence will allow those of us watching at home to have quite a bit of fun.
Rule #2: "Folks." Everyone drinks 1 when Brent says "Folks." However, if Brent says "Hold on Folks," everyone must drink once but the first person to drink has to finish their drink for not holding on.
Whenever Brent does this, the first person who names the Big 10 school's mascot gets to make somebody drink for 11 seconds, since there's 11 schools in the Big 10.
hornsblog.blogspot.com /2005/10/heres-to-brent.html   (1056 words)

 Brent Musburger is an idgimimit | one inch frame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
But I was dismayed when I turned it on and heard the unmistakable voice of Brent Musburger.
Through about 3/4 of the game, Musburger kept referring to WVU’s German import “Joe” Herber as “her-burr.” Now, particularly in basketball, when the commentators are down on the court, and can hear the PA announcer and the coaches and the players and the fans, mispronouncing the names of the players is inexcusable.
everyone knows brent is jealous of her and just wants hawk’s cock to himself.
www.eafarris.com /brent_musburger_is_an_idgimimit   (651 words)

 USATODAY.com - Lincoln police cite Brent Musburger on alcohol charge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — ABC Sports' play-by-play man Brent Musburger was cited by Lincoln police Saturday evening for having an open container of alcohol in a vehicle and drinking from it, a police captain said Sunday.
Musburger was a passenger in the car and was drinking a beer, Soukup said — a Budweiser.
The fine, if Musburger chooses not to fight the citation, is $144, the captain said.
www.usatoday.com /sports/2005-09-18-musberger-beer_x.htm   (255 words)

 Musburger pays fine for drinking beer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The 66-year-old Musburger was cited Sept. 17 outside Memorial Stadium after calling Nebraska's game against Pittsburgh.
According to records from the Lincoln city attorney's office, Musburger paid the fine on Oct. 20 rather than show up in court.
He was fined $50 for the open container of alcohol, $50 for drinking from it and $44 in court costs.
www.azcentral.com /sports/colleges/articles/1121musburger-ON.html   (173 words)

 Talking is their game - John Madden, Dick Enberg, Bob Costas, Brent Musburger Saturday Evening Post - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Bob Costas always carries a Mickey Mantle baseball card in his wallet, "because all right-thinking Americans should carry a religious artifact on their person at all times," he says.
Brent Musburger, angry because he thought his coworker Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder wasn't prepared, had a post-show fistfight with Snyder.
But, to make their lives more palatable,Madden, Enberg, Costas, and Musburger have one thing in common with Pat Summerall, Frank Gifford, Al Michaels, and Vin Scully: they're all million-dollar sportscasters on network television.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1189/is_v259/ai_4713570   (895 words)

 Mini News - 500 Festival
Musburger, one of the industry’s most recognized voices, handles play-by-play for ABC’s college football and NBA telecasts, as well as for ABC and ESPN’s coverage of college basketball.
Musburger has hosted some of the world’s largest sporting events including the Super Bowl, the World Track and Field Championships, the Pan American Games and also has served as host of ABC’s golf telecasts.
Additionally, he was the lead play-by-play announcer for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and Final Four, hosted “CBS Sports Saturday/Sunday,” the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, the NBA Finals and the Masters Tournament.
www.500festival.com /marathon/MiniNews.asp?news_id=18   (409 words)

 Battle for the Presidency
Brent Musburger holds a hand to his ear.
Brent Musburger and John Madden sit behind the desk.
John Madden and Brent Musburger run from the sports desk.
www.angelfire.com /ego/noelc/battle.html   (1161 words)

 Brent Musburger drinking game - Arizona Sports Fans Network
It is conceivable your whole party will be $$$$faced with 8 mins remaining in the 1st quarter.
Brent says "That Man." That person then becomes "That Man." If Brent says "That Man" before "It's a footrace," The Pardner becomes That Man. If The Pardner becomes That Man first, he gets to punch the new That Man in the arm twice after giving away the 3 drinks.
If Brent has a pet nickname for one of the players during the game, for example calling Major Applewhite "The Major",
www.arizonasportsfans.com /vb/showthread.php?t=38031   (950 words)

 The Curse of Musburger
My grudge against Brent Musburger has been smoking on a personal back burner for many years -- since the early 1980s in fact, when Brent was covering the NBA Finals for CBS-TV, and it involves the word "downtown."
That is when Musburger changed the language of sports forever when he kept repeating this ignorant notion that any basketball player firing off a long 3-point shot is shooting from "downtown." (Celtics announcer Johnny Most might have coined the "downtown" trademark in the 1960s, but it was Musburger who beat it to death.)
The last time I saw Brent socially was in the dinner lounge at Caesar's Palace in Vegas.
www.coziahr.com /hunter/010102.htm   (581 words)

 Brent Musburger busted - BigSoccer
Whenever Brent says this little gem, everyone must say "Shut the **** up Brent", drink 2, and punch the Pardner in the arm.
If Brent has a pet nickname for one of the players during the game, for example calling Major Applewhite "The Major", everyone must drink 5 anytime Brent uses this nickname.
Brent Musburger is the most famous person from my hometown and we didn't get open container laws here until this year so I'm going to let Brent slip by this time because he did it out of habit.
www.bigsoccer.com /forum/showthread.php?p=6180879   (1361 words)

 Brent Musburger Drinking Game : Fanblogs College Football Blog
That way, if Brent is having an off-day, all the references to 'tightends,' 'slipping through the crack,' etc., will guarantee all a good time.
Brent was one of those guys that got his lunch money taken from him every day in junior high and got picked last for every playground game in recess.
Brent has lost his edge somewhat..but gary Danielson is on heckuva analyst.
www.fanblogs.com /ncaa/005660.php   (4916 words)

 Brent Musburger to Host ABC Coverage of Indianapolis 500 - Newsroom - Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick
Brent Musburger to Host ABC Coverage of Indianapolis 500 - Newsroom - Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick
Brent Musburger to Host ABC Coverage of Indianapolis 500
2/9/2005 1:46:30 PM INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005 ABC’s Brent Musburger, one of the most talented broadcasters in the industry, will serve as host of the network’s coverage of the world’s greatest auto race, the prestigious Indianapolis 500, on Sunday, May 29.
www.insideindianabusiness.com /newsitem.asp?id=12937&print=1   (405 words)

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