MotoHouston.com MotoHouston.com
Register Members List Member Map Media Calendar Garage Forum Home Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MotoHouston.com > News & Media > Houston - Local News > Sports
Forgot info?

Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!

Register Today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.


Like us on Facebook! Regular shirt GIVEAWAYS and more

Advertisement

Reply
Share This Thread: 
Subscribe to this Thread Thread Tools
Old 08-22-2016, 10:20 AM   #1
NewsBot
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 140,714












Daily Craig: Adios Olympics

I will miss the Olympics. I will miss those swimmers trying to explain the gas station incident. The swimmers will miss their sponsor checks. I feel bad for NBC'S Bob Costas. He will have to give all those snazzy suits back. Marv Albert will miss Doug Collins. Marv wore the same NBC warmup jacket for 2 weeks. He will retire it. 8 years ago I did the ring announcing for the U.S. Olympic Boxing trials. I announced 120 bouts in one week and was never, ever, seen on MSNBC's coverage. I got even this time by not only not watching one fight BUT never, ever watching MSNBC. A reporter from San Francisco wrote about how RIO pulled this all off despite all the dark clouds surrounding the games. She said the worst ever recent games was ATLANTA IN 1996.

I was at those games for over 1 month. Atlanta had some serious errors. They moved homeless people downtown to another location. Good P.R. as the media buses passed the new homeless location 4 times every day. Our meal ticket was at the Salvation Army. We had to share rooms with co workers. I asked for Susan Lennon but got a photog who warmed his pizza on the room's TV SET. I had one sit down evening meal. It was on the 27th day of our coverage.

The bomb incident happened as I was sitting down to a Vodka one midnight. I wasn't able to finish it. The MP'S surrounding the explosion were from Ellington Field and the first doc on the scene was Houston's Jack Jensen. I scooped the world that night with live shots. However, it was 2AM on a Friday. My ratings weren't so good.





More...
NewsBot is offline   Reply With Quote
Similar Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Daily Craig: Here's how it went down NewsBot Sports 0 08-19-2016 09:00 AM
Rio Olympics Daily Viewing Guide NewsBot Sports 0 08-05-2016 11:20 AM
Daily Craig: It's all over NewsBot Sports 0 07-06-2016 11:00 AM
Daily Craig: It's getting better NewsBot Sports 0 06-06-2016 12:40 PM
Daily Craig: Here we go again NewsBot Sports 0 03-10-2016 12:10 PM
Reply


Thread Tools

Advertisement


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:04 PM.


MotoHouston.com is not responsible for the content posted by users.
Privacy Policy