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“Had I lost that second set, it might have gone four hours, so I was lucky to finish it in two,” Isner told the Associated Press, presumably with a smile.
In fact, the pair was so fresh after their match, they went out and played mixed doubles later in the day. Isner’s team prevailed 2-6, 6-3, 10-8.
Only 135 games to go.
Legendary sportscaster Al Michaels will be honored at this year’s Paley Center gala, the museum says. Michaels will be joined by outgoing “Entertainment Tonight” host Mary Hart. The annual gala is slated for November 30 at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Los Angeles.
Michaels is currently the play-by-play voice of NBC’s “Sunday Night Football.”
“With a voice that most of America recognizes, Al has covered more major sports events than any other sportscaster,” said Pat Mitchell, president and CEO of the Paley Center in a statement. “With his journalism background and his experience of being in the booth for over thirty years, he has been involved in some of the most memorable moments in sports history.”
Over at Indiana University’s National Sports Journalism Center, Eric Deggans examines the downfall of Jay Mariotti and bizarre behavior of Jason Whitlock with an eye toward the sports media’s “catty” takedowns.
For the The St. Petersburg Times TV and media critic, ‘it is small surprise that some of the highest-profile members of the Fourth Estate have now begun to get chewed up in the same buzzsaw once reserved for those making millions on the field.”
And later, “Still, it feels like a theme here. Opinionators whose brash, bold words entertain, amuse and anger, brought low when they go too far, sliced and diced by the very media which pushed them to prominence in the first place.” Read more