SBJ/March 25-31, 2013/Opinion

Booth team deserves mention

An entertaining special section on the 75 years of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament [March 11-17, 2013].

But wow … I can’t find a mention anywhere of [Dick] Enberg, [Billy] Packer and [Al] McGuire, the announce team that I would argue did as much, or more, to popularize the sport as any of the marketing, programming or NCAA executives you credit.

I know you distribute to those executives, but still, a mention of one of the best announce teams in our industry’s history would have been nice.

Don McGuire
Dallas

McGuire (no relation) is a former senior vice president of Golf Channel and at Turner Sports. He was producer at NBC Sports during the Enberg-Packer-McGuire years.

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