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Also Known As: Brent Woody Musburger Died:
Born: May 26, 1939 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Portland, Oregon, USA Profession:

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If you do not recognize Brent Musburger by name, you probably would by voice. After all, he has been in your living room since the 1960s. Musburger is a sportscaster who rose to prominence covering a variety of major sports including the National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, NASCAR, and NCAA football and basketball games. He has worked in virtually each facet of the broadcast business as a studio host, play-by-play person, halftime and postgame host, as well as anchoring coverage of championship trophy presentations. Musburger, who is credited as the first broadcaster to apply the term "March Madness" to the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship tournament, is a member of the Montana Broadcaster's Association Hall of Fame. He is married to Arlene Clare Sander since 1963 and has two children, Blake Musburger and Scott Musburger. In his long and accomplished career, Brent Musburger has called some of the greatest moments in American sports.

If you do not recognize Brent Musburger by name, you probably would by voice. After all, he has been in your living room since the 1960s. Musburger is a sportscaster who rose to prominence covering a variety of major sports including the National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, NASCAR, and NCAA football and basketball games. He has worked in virtually each facet of the broadcast business as a studio host, play-by-play person, halftime and postgame host, as well as anchoring coverage of championship trophy presentations. Musburger, who is credited as the first broadcaster to apply the term "March Madness" to the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship tournament, is a member of the Montana Broadcaster's Association Hall of Fame. He is married to Arlene Clare Sander since 1963 and has two children, Blake Musburger and Scott Musburger. In his long and accomplished career, Brent Musburger has called some of the greatest moments in American sports.

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 Planes (2013)
3.
 Cars 2 (2011)
4.
 Waterboy, The (1998) Himself
5.
 Rocky II (1979) Reporter
6.
 Main Event, The (1979) Tv Show Host
8.
 Super Bowl XXXIV (2000) Correspondent
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1956:
Made TV debut as host of "The NFL on CBS"
1968:
Began working for CBS, first as a sports anchor for WBBM radio and later for WBBM-TV
1973:
Provided NFL play-by-play for CBS Sports
1975:
Rose to prominence as host of "The NFL Today" (CBS)
1978:
Worked alongside Connie Chung as co-anchors of Los Angeles station KNXT's evening newscasts
1979:
Made film acting debut in "Rocky II" and "The Main Event"
1980:
Joined CBS Sports full-time; was let go after a decade due to network's management change
2006:
Became face of ABC Sports/ESPN after Al Michaels' departure
2007:
Began providing play-by-play for the Rose Bowl
2011:
Voiced character of Brent Mustangburger in Disney's animated hit "Cars 2"
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Education

Northwestern University: Evanston , Illinois -

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