Verne Lundquist Will Straight Up Steal Your Lady

Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch dropped his annual media awards column today, and there's plenty of good stuff in there for anyone who wants to take a look back at the best and worst of sports media from the last year. But nothing in the column is as delightful as Verne Lundquist's story about how he met his wife. » 12/18/13 12:10pm 12/18/13 12:10pm

Where Does Verne Lundquist Rank The Iron Bowl All-Time?

Uncle Verne was cagey about this one. He's seen a lot of sports history—more than 50 years of it—and he was understandably wary about trying to contextualize an amazing Alabama-Auburn game just two days later. But Newsday's Neil Best tried to pin him down: what's the greatest sporting event he's ever worked? » 12/02/13 6:39pm 12/02/13 6:39pm

Verne Lundquist Calls Replay As Though It's Live Action

Poor, old Uncle Verne must feel like he's in Groundhog Day. On second-and-four, LSU ran a quick pitch to Jeremy Hill for a loss of two yards. LSU was also penalized for illegal formation. The penalty was declined, setting up a third-and-six. Once everything was settled, CBS showed a replay of the play and Lundquist… » 11/23/13 5:25pm 11/23/13 5:25pm