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Al Michaels Addresses His Future: NFL World Reacts

Al Michaels might be approaching his 80s, but the longtime play-by-play man isn't planning on stepping away anytime soon. The former Sunday Night Football announcer will be calling games for Amazon this fall. Michaels and Kirk Herbstreit will be on the call for Amazon's Thursday Night Football games. Michaels told...
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Al Michaels not bitter over Tom Brady’s Fox megadeal: ‘We’re all doing pretty well’

There might have been a time in his life where Al Michaels would feel covetous over Tom Brady’s astronomical eventual salary at Fox Sports, but not at this juncture. The Post’s Andrew Marchand reported that Brady and Fox agreed to a deal for 10 years worth a total of $375 million when the quarterback ultimately retires from the NFL to be their lead color commentator. Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch, in an interview with Axios, said those numbers are “directionally right.” Peter King of NBC Sports asked Michaels, who will call Thursday Night Football on Amazon Prime Video alongside Kirk Herbstreit this upcoming...
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Al Michaels Expresses Skepticism About Tom Brady’s FOX Contract

Al Michaels has been in the media business long enough to understand he shouldn’t take every report at face value. The legendary play-by-play voice took said approach to news regarding Tom Brady’s unprecedented contract with FOX. The network reportedly will pay the future Hall of Fame quarterback $375 million over 10 years to be its lead NFL analyst as well as a brand ambassador.
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NBC Announces Decision On Al Michaels: NFL World Reacts

It was announced earlier this year that Al Michaels will call Thursday Night Football for Amazon Prime Video this fall. That being said, he'll continue to have a role with NBC Sports. On Tuesday, NBC announced that Michaels was named to an emeritus role with the network. He'll continue to...
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Al Michaels to stick with NBC in emeritus role

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Al Michaels isn't finished with NBC just yet. The veteran sportscaster was named to an emeritus role with NBC Sports and will contribute to the network's "high-profile properties," including the NFL playoffs and the Olympics, NBC Sports chairman Pete Bevacqua announced Tuesday. Michaels was...
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NBC Sports Keeps Al Michaels for Some Duties With ‘Emeritus’ Deal

Click here to read the full article. Al Michaels may be leaving NBC’s “Sunday Night Football,” but he’s not leaving NBC. The veteran broadcaster, who revealed in March that he planned to lead Amazon’s new streamcast of “Thursday Night Football” in the fall, is keeping a foothold at NBC Sports. Michaels will have “emeritus” status, and is expected to contribute across the NBC Sports portfolio, including, the company said, to the NFL Playoffs and the Olympics. “Revered by viewers and colleagues, Al has been the soundtrack for many of the greatest moments in sports television history,” said Pete Bevacqua, chairman of NBC...
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