Your tip
RadarOnlineRadarOnline
BREAKING NEWS

Sports Announcers Say the Darndest Things

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to FlipboardShare to Email
Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

HANGING OFFENSE Golfweek ESPN analyst Bucky Waters was forced by the network to sit out Wednesday's Virginia Tech–Virginia broadcast after he praised a nine-steal performance by a UConn guard back on January 8 thusly: "It was a holdup, it was a mugging, and I don't know if he's going out after this and hit a couple a couple of convenience stores or not, but he had some night here." Waters' remarks, which he later characterized as "stupid," came just four days after Golf Channel anchor Kelly Tilghman joked that young players trying to challenge Tiger Woods should "lynch him in a back alley." Of course, sports broadcasters have a long and colorful history of saying dumb shit.

MORE ON:
Celebrity
Article continues below advertisement

RadarOnline.com looks back at 10 of the best examples:

Advertisement

DAILY. BREAKING. CELEBRITY NEWS. ALL FREE.

More From Radar Online

    Opt-out of personalized ads

    © Copyright 2024 RADAR ONLINE™️. A DIVISION OF MYSTIFY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK INC. RADAR ONLINE is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.