Hop in the DeLorean and head back to an age when ESPN spent time on hockey and Barry Melrose was more hockey analyst and less Don Cherry Lite. What you'll find is a short video of Steve Levy and Melrose talking the Stanley Cup Final from 1994 to 2013 put together by ESPN as we get ready for 2014. Good times!
Here's Steve Levy and Scott Van Pelt hehehehe-ing their way through Giants-Vikings highlights. SVP describes Jared Allen "reaching around" the lineman to sack Eli Manning and Steve Levy apparently could not resist saying "reach-around."
I don't remember now what was in my letter, which I'd addressed to the very nonspecific "SportsCenter anchors." I'm sure it was your standard fan mail—"I'm a big fan, I watch every morning, I want to be on ESPN one day." I don't think I asked for a reply, and I definitely didn't ask for signed headshots.
Tipster George sent in a clip of MASN commentator Jim Palmer making a fairly recurring slip-up while discussing Derek Lee's bulging disc on Sunday. Here's a brief look back at the ever-expanding history of sports anchors saying "bulging dick" on air, featuring Palmer, Steve Levy, and Win McMurry. And since there's…
(And...it's back! Kind of.)
We've all known that our main man Chris Berman — who was such a joy to watch broadcasting the Cardinals-Cubs game last night! — has had a lifelong pants party with Huey Lewis And The News. (We think they show the footage of him on stage with the band at least twice a year.) But we had no idea just how intense it had…