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Bill Walton
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which sports announcer sucks more?

Old 01-15-03, 09:12 PM
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which sports announcer sucks more?

Bill Walton, UGH , sad thing is he actually thinks he knows what he's talking about. Plus his voice drives me nuts.
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Musberger.

Walton knows he's an idiot, knows he's a cartoon, realizes he has a flare for hyperbole, and he has fun with it. It really doesn't bother me that much.

Musberger, on the other hand, has no clue how full of crap he is and has been riding the coattails of Gary Danielson for a generation.

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Walton, by a mile.
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Brent, simply because no matter how mundane the last play was, it's always the greatest play ever: "FOLKS, LET ME TELL YOU, THE SKILL SHOWN BY THAT RUNNING BACK TO GAIN THAT YARD AND A HALF - WHAT DETERMINATION! IT'S NOW 3RD AND 23 FROM THEIR OWN 7, BUT WATCH OUT SOONERS, THE CORNHUSKERS ARE ON THE MOVE!!!"
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Walton. simply because Mussberger is a play-by-play and Walton is a color man. All Mussberger has to tell me is what's going on, and even though he's not good at it, I guess he sort of gets it done.

Walton on the other hand, is just crazy. I can't explain how he not only maintains a job, but seems to be on the "#1 team" now
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I didn't like Walton until I started listen to his weekly visits on the Dan Patrick show....I used to think he was a self-important blowhard, but he's obvious aware and in control of the image he's projecting, so at least he has a sense of humor about it.
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THROW IT DOWN BIG MAN, THROW IT DOWN!
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"Holy Buckeye"

Brent is the worst.

*edit. I voted for Brent but I can't believe I forgot Bob Costas. He is such an arrogant jacka$$. I remember during the last Bulls championship when they were playing Utah and the Jazz were down and Costas actually says "we need a basket here". He couldn't go 5 minutes without insulting Dennis Rodman. I remember after the Bulls won the series on one of the local channels they were doing a story from down where the fans were in the streets celebrating and some guy was walking around in the background with a "F%$k Bob Costas" sign. The cameraman kept trying to move but the guy kept following it with his sign

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both make my ears bleed, but Musberger wins by a nose for one particularly telling comment:

a few years ago we were watching a College game between (i believe UCLA and USC) two west coast teams. Brent was talking up one of the QBs - who was black - and made the following mind-numbingly racist comment:

"you know, you have to like this kid....an outstanding young man, he speaks well, and you can really understand him when he talks to you"

Now i ask you, would he have said that had the player been white? I don't think so.......

There are a million other examples of why both Walton and Brent suck monkey balls, but that stands out in my mind....the king of melodrama - brent needs to GO AWAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Walton's a tool.
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Big dumb bill
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Not even close. Walton.

I like Musburger, although he was at his best hosting NFL Today in the 70s and 80s.
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I also can't stand Joe Theisman.

But the worst is whathisname, the "yeah baby!" guy. *cringe*
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Wasn't Bill Walton the voice of Bullwinkle J. Moose?
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write in: trev alberts

toledo has the superior athletes and will destroy boston college. what the hell was he thinking?
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I'm in the minority, by a mile, in that Walton does not bother me at all. He knows he bothers people. Brent M., to me, is awful. Couldn't stand him as a kid and can't stand him now.
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Originally posted by Ranger02
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(out of the 2 choices, I would vote for Walton...he 'may' know what he's talking about, but I can't stand listening to him)
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Walton is the worst. Cris Collinsworth is pretty bad also. Also never have liked the MNF crews. They seem to be the most negative of all. Someone makes a mistake and they dog on the player for a half hour.
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Walton. I can't watch the NBA on TV when he's doing the color commentary.

Everyone else I can tolerate. He makes me want to punch something.
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i think walton is the worst.
my runner up vote goes to vitale. i am suprised he actually gets time to make a comment about the game, since his mouth is permanantely attached to coach k's ass. i get the point, u like duke, but i dont need to hear about in every game u call, even the non-duke games.
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Originally posted by nchhabra
i think walton is the worst.
my runner up vote goes to vitale. i am suprised he actually gets time to make a comment about the game, since his mouth is permanantely attached to coach k's ass. i get the point, u like duke, but i dont need to hear about in every game u call, even the non-duke games.
No kidding - put Vitale to the pasture already. The most annoying person period.
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Originally posted by Ranger02
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ditto
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Walton, by far. The fact that he knows he's an idiot doesn't make me enjoy him any more, in fact, it just irritates me that much more.

He's the worst.

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