Football Hall of Famer Dan Dierdorf to retire from broadcasting

Football Hall of Famer Dan Dierdorf to retire from broadcasting

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Dan Dierdorf, who had a 13-season Pro Football Hal of Fame career in the NFL, said Wednesday he is retiring after 30 years of broadcasting football.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.
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TV's Al Michaels busted for drunken driving in LA area

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 21 (UPI) -- NBC sportscaster Al Michaels was free Sunday after spending a few hours in a Los Angeles-area jail following his arrest for drunken driving, police said.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 12, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011.
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Super Bowl bets include Gatorade color

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A betting Web site said gambling on the upcoming Super Bowl features unusual categories, including the color of Gatorade to be poured on the winning coach.

ESPN scores 10 Sports Emmys

NEW YORK, May 2 (UPI) -- ESPN Networks racked up 10 trophies and Bob Costas won his 18th Emmy at the 27th annual Sports Emmy Awards in New York.

Sports announcer Al Michaels exits ABC

NEW YORK, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Longtime ABC announcer Al Michaels will not be part of the broadcast team when ESPN takes over "Monday Night Football."

Collinsworth joins NBC NFL team

LOS ANGELES, July 13 (UPI) -- NBC has hired Fox analyst Cris Collinsworth for its National Football League studio show next year.

ABC dumps Page from Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS, May 23 (UPI) -- ABC Sports replaced veteran Indianapolis 500 announcer Paul Page, known as the Voice of the 500, with Todd Harris in an effort to boost buzz and ratings.

Sportscaster Al Michaels honored

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- ABC "Monday Night Football" star Al Michaels Thursday got a star of his own on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Al Michaels gets star in Walk of Fame

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Longtime ABC sportscaster Al Michaels Wednesday became the 2,266th person to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

2005 Hollywood 'Walk' stars named

LOS ANGELES, June 17 (UPI) -- Tom Brokaw, Ben Stiller, Billy Joel and Roger Ebert head the list of Hollywood Walk of Fame star recipients for 2005, it was announced Thursday.

Commentary: Remembering Herb Brooks

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- I lost my mother to a heart attack when I was 11 years old.
RON COLBERT, UPI Sports Managing Editor

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MEL GIBSON To prepare for his role as Gen. Harold G. Moore in the Vietnam war flick "We Were Soldiers," Mel Gibson said he went through boot camp, read everything he could get his hands on and spent hours talking to the real Gen. Moore.
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Madden leaves Fox for MNF

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- John Madden agreed Thursday to a four-year deal with ABC and will team with Al Michaels in the Monday Night Football booth.