AGENT SAYS ALBERT IN TALKS REGARDING A RETURN TO SPORTS WORK
Marv Albert's agent Evan Bell said that his client "is
in 'serious' negotiations for at least four play-by-play and
sports-anchor jobs," according to Laura Italiano of the N.Y.
POST. One of those jobs is an anchor position on MSG
Network's "SportsDesk," while the other three involved
basketball play-by-play. Bell: "We're concentrating on
basketball right now and talking to three separate entities.
It could be working for a team. It could be a cable or
over-the-air network. But nothing will be finalized until
after the [NBA] playoffs." MSG execs declined comment.
Italiano added that "insiders" said MSG is "conducting
market surveys to prove to advertisers that Albert's return
would be welcomed by audiences" (N.Y. POST, 4/12).