Sports Broadcaster Al Michaels Formally Charged With DUI

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May. 10 2013, Published 1:35 p.m. ET

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Iconic sports broadcaster Al Michaels has formally been charged with a DUI stemming from his arrest several weeks ago, is exclusively reporting,

Michaels, 68, was arrested on April 20 in Santa Monica, California after being stopped at a DUI checkpoint. The breathalyzer test registered .08, the legal limit in the state of California. The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office officially filed the charges earlier this week.

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Before moving to NBC to do Sunday Night Football, Michaels was the play-by-play announcer for Monday Night Football for ABC.

If convicted of the charge, he could face a year behind bars, and his first court date is June 26.


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