We know that you've been unable to sleep since you first heard the news. You pace the floor, gnash your teeth and go over it in your head, exclaiming "Why? Why was Al Michaels traded for a cartoon rabbit?" We first told you about it last week. But until now, you didn't know the entire story.
We don't mean to imply that ESPN and ABC might have wanted to insult Al Michaels — whose popularity among the suits there has always been overstated — on the way out the door, but they just traded him for a cartoon rabbit.