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Young Pepperdine Sportscasters (Circa 1989-1990)

Matt & Kent (photo via Tim Wilhelm) This photo is a snapshot of what hope and dreams looks like … or looked like … back around 1989 or 1990. That’s me on the left and my Pepperdine sportscasting partner, Kent Justice, on the right, at a men’s basketball game. I really have no clue when […]

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My ESPN book … My ESPN story

I told him that I had interned with Keith Olbermann at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles. And when I said that to Al Jaffe in 1993, the man who hires all on-air ESPN talent, it undoubtedly ended any chance I had of ever working at ESPN. I didn’t know it at the time, but it all […]

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One Reason Why I Left TV Sports

When I tell people that I used to a TV sportscaster, some of them are dumbfounded that I’d ever leave such a job. TV sports is fun! You get paid to watch sports and tell people the scores! You get to show highlights and crack jokes! That’s all pretty true. But today, I was reminded […]

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