“What I believe may surprise his fans and his critics is that Boomer just about outworks everybody who people would consider his competition.” - Chris Mortensen
Broadcaster Chris Berman will not fully retire, but instead “assume a new role,” at ESPN, according to a statement from the Worldwide Leader. He will no longer be hosting NFL Sunday Countdown, and he won’t be heard at the NFL Draft and Home Run Derby.
By all accounts, tonight is Chris Berman’s final Monday Night Countdown. We’re sending him off the only way we know how.
Boomer’s struggling with the idioma local, it seems.
Tom Jackson has been with ESPN since 1987, and programs he has anchored (including NFL Countdown and NFL Primetime) have won seven Emmy Awards over that time. His partner Chris Berman is possibly leaving after this season, but according to a report from Pro Football Talk, Jackson is leaving ESPN and will not be around…
Chris Berman has been with ESPN for nearly 40 years, but he’ll retire at the conclusion of the 2016 NFL season, per a report from The Big Lead.
Chris Berman’s continued presence on ESPN’s NFL draft coverage is baffling. Here’s the Worldwide Leader’s biggest buffoon claiming no school had ever had three players drafted in the top ten picks before tonight. That, of course, has happened numerous times before.
The PGA tour’s slogan is “These Guys Are Good,” but that doesn’t apply to the amateurs playing alongside professionals at this week’s Pebble Beach pro-am. One of those amateurs is Chris Berman, who may be finished with football but not yet finished inhabiting your nightmares. Check out this shank that left…
The Big Lead reported a bizarre story today, which includes a sexual harassment claim against ESPN involving sportscaster Chris Berman, a contracted makeup artist carrying on an affair with Cris Carter, and two private detectives who claim they were hired by ESPN.
Safe to say Chris Berman was not a fan of the Pro Bowl halftime show performed by Nico & Vinz. Here's his pissed-off reaction after ESPN's lackluster broadcast.
Our media criticism in these parts often accuses television of being so lacking in basic sensibility that it has become post-human. Stuart Scott's death at 49 prompted a reminder that, yes, these are real people on TV; there's no more accurate a depiction of this than the tentative and often fragile on-air reactions…
This GIF is absolutely killing me. I cannot stop laughing. In trying to dump water over his own head for the ALS Ice Bucket challenge sweeping the nation, Cris Carter completely misses and dumps water all over Berman. His face when he gets a tiny splash, man, haven't had a good laugh like that in a while.
A hot mic caught ESPN's Chris Berman and John Kruk debating their participation in the Home Run Derby's corporate sponsorship tie-in for cancer research. It also caught Berman trying to make sure their efforts to hoist skyward what is surely at least 600 combined pounds would be captured on live TV.
This is from the third quarter of Chargers-Bears last Thursday. Chargers quarterback Charlie Whitehurst throws a wide receiver screen toward Mike Willie, but Bears linebacker Jon Bostic, a second-round draft pick, separates Willie from the ball just as the ball gets there.
Reader Dan sends along this photo from his father-in-law's high school yearbook—there, in the center holding the microphone, is an 18-year-old Chris Berman.
ESPN's Chris Berman was the commencement speaker at Connecticut's Greenwich High School last Friday, and it was baaaaad. So bad that the crowd actually started cheering during his apparently endless speech, hoping to drown him out and urge him off the stage, according to five people in attendance.