We have two familiar names in this match-up of the SMJ Sports Radio Madness tournament, ESPN Radio’s Mike Tirico and Tim Brando of Sporting News Radio.
Mike Tirico– Mike Tirico has handled a variety of assignments for ESPN, ESPN Radio and ABC Sports since 1991. In 2006 he assumed one of the most high-profile positions in sports television as ESPN’s Monday Night Football play-by-play commentator, for which he garnered a Sports Emmy nomination. Tirico works alongside analysts Ron Jaworski and Tony Kornheiser and sideline reporters Suzy Kolber and Michele Tafoya on MNF and also serves as play-by-play commentator for NBA games on ESPN and ABC. Get more on Mike here. And here.
Tim Brando- Tim Brando attained national celebrity in front of the camera as the host of CBS Sports’ College Football Today and At the Half, CBS Sports’ college basketball halftime studio show. Brando also provides commentary for Jefferson Pilot’s coverage of SEC and ACC basketball broadcasts and has been a participant in the SEC-focused athletic radio show Conference Call, which airs throughout the Southeast. Get more on Tim here.
Voting ends March 19th.