J.R. Smith's Enormous Boner, As Called By Eight Different Announcers In Three Different Languages

J.R. Smith’s end-of-regulation blunder sparked a meme-worthy reaction from LeBron James, a harsh rebuke from the Cavaliers’ Spanish-language radio announcers, and left several other broadcasters baffled or even, themselves, believing Cleveland had won the game (that’s ESPN Radio’s Marc Kestecher with the complete…

Here's How Jordan Poole's Buzzer-Beating Three-Pointer Sounded On Michigan Radio

Michigan is moving on to the Sweet 16 after freshman Jordan Poole drilled a buzzer-beating three to end Houston’s season and seal his place in Wolverines lore. Brad Nessler’s call was perfectly fine for the moment, but we thought we’d share with you how it sounded to radio listeners back in Ann Arbor on the Michigan…

Nick Foles's Trick-Play Touchdown Catch, As Called By A Dozen Announcers Worldwide

The bulk of Deadspin’s staff declared the Eagles’ fourth-down, trick-play pass to quarterback Nick Foles their favorite moment of last night’s Super Bowl. Here, then, is how a dozen broadcasters called the play—ranging from Kevin Harlan on Westwood One radio to Gerard Whateley on Australian radio to ESPN Brasil’s…

The Tom Brady Strip Sack, As Called By Announcers From Philadelphia, Boston, & 11 Other Places Worldwide

Brandon Graham’s strip sack of Tom Brady and Derek Barnett’s recovery of the ball proved to be a deciding play of this year’s Super Bowl. We’ve compiled 13 different broadcasts of the play, including the local announcers as well as TV and radio from five different continents. (Our favorite is Australia—with Kevin…

James White's Super Bowl-Winning Touchdown, As Heard On Patriots & Falcons Radio And Around The World

James White’s touchdown in overtime gave the Patriots their fifth NFL title and ended one of the wildest Super Bowls in history. Here’s how that championship-winning play sounded on nine different broadcasts, including, in order: Fox, Fox Deportes, Patriots radio, Falcons radio, BBC Radio 5, Westwood One Radio,…