His first job in the entertainment business was finding girls to be on 'The Dating Game.' He married Linda Anne Stamaton on August 27, 1966 and together, they had two children.
He and Dennis Miller both hosted Monday Night Football games on ABC.
At the sight of the broadcasting legend, who was chomping on his trademark cigar and wearing his bright yellow ABC blazer, the fight stopped and everyone stared in disbelief.
Then, as Michaels tells us in his new memoir, “You Can’t Make This Up,” Cosell addressed the crowd with his signature off-rhythm patter, as if opining about amateur boxers not quite set for the big time. “It’s quite apparent to this TRAINED observer that the young southpaw does NOT have a jab REQUISITE for the continuation of this fray.
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Nothing in sports has matched it, and it’s hard to imagine anything that ever will, and Michaels embraces that.
“I consider it to be one, two, three, four, five, six, and seven [in my broadcasting career], and the next thing would be about number eight,” says Michaels.
He also discusses one of his first jobs, as a contestant interviewer for Chuck Barris Productions.
He then chronicles his illustrious sportscasting career, which began as a three-year stint in Hawaii for minor league baseball.