Brent Musburger

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Musburger in January 2007
Musburger in October 2006

Brent Musburger (born May 26, 1939) is an American sportscaster. He began nationally as a sportscaster with CBS. Musburger currently works for ABC Sports and ESPN. He calls play-by-play on a variety of sports. These include baseball, football, basketball, tennis and golf. He has been a studio host for broadcasts of Soccer, cycling, auto racing and horse racing.

Life[change | change source]

Musberger was born on May 26, 1939 in Portland, Oregon[1]. Musberger was raised in Billings, Montana and in Chicago, Illinois. He studied at Northwestern University. He has been married to Arlene Clare Sander since 1963. They have three children. He made the voice of Brent Mustanberger in Cars 2 and in Planes.

Works[change | change source]

Musburger's career began during the 1970s and later would announce formally with CBS until 1990. He currently works for ABC Sports and ESPN. Here are his jobs:

Sport Event Network Job
Tennis CBS play-by-play
Golf The Masters CBS anchor
PGA Tour ABC play-by-play
CBS play-by-play
Horse racing CBS Host
ABC Host
Basketball NBA CBS play-by-play
ABC play-by-play
ESPN Radio play-by-play
ESPN play-by-play
College basketball CBS Studio Host
play-by-play
ABC play-by-play
ESPN play-by-play
Football NFL CBS play-by-play
Studio Host
Monday Night Football ABC Studio Host
Saturday Night Football ABC play-by-play
NFL Wild Card Playoffs ABC play-by-play alternating with Mike Patrick
College football CBS play-by-play
ABC play-by-play
ESPN play-by-play
College football (BCS) ESPN play-by-play
ESPN Radio play-by-play
AFL ESPN play-by-play
World Bowl ABC play-by-play
Baseball College World Series CBS play-by-play
MLB CBS Radio play-by-play
ABC play-by-play
Little League World Series ABC play-by-play
ESPN play-by-play
Soccer World Cup ABC Studio Host
ESPN Studio Host
Auto racing NASCAR ABC Studio Host
ESPN Studio Host
IRL ABC Studio Host
ESPN Studio Host
Cycling ABC Studio Host
Various WBBM-TV sports anchor

References[change | change source]

  1. "Brent Musburger (1939 - )". Montana Broadcasters Association. http://www.mtbroadcasters.org/hall-of-fame/brent-musburger/. Retrieved August 26, 2011.

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