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Country's Oldest Sportscaster Now One Year Older

After breaking his ankle playing baseball in 1939, Bob Wolff walked into the broadcast booth and started calling games. He hasn’t left.

The New York TimesRichard Sandomir catches up with the living legend on the occasion of his 90th birthday.

According to the article, “He is still delivering weekly commentaries and covers occasional major sports stories for News 12 Long Island.”

He also has a lovely, charming wife. “His father, Dick, had a lot of drive. I don’t see that same drive in our children. They must take after me,” Jane, his wife of 65 years, told the Times.

Here’s to another 90 years.

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CBS to Broadcast the 2010 US Open in 3D

CBS will broadcast the 2010 US Open tennis tournament in 3D, according to Sean McManus, the president of CBS News & Sports.

McManus made the announcement at a CBS Sports press conference in New York.

“We are trying to be pretty aggressive in 3D,” McManus said. “We did the [NCAA Basketball] Final Four in 3D as you know, it is still very experimental, there is still a lot of discussion about how to cover it, how to get the technology in people’s homes.”

McManus says the network is looking to technology partners to help offset the costs associated with televising sporting events in 3D:

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