Greg Gumbel has lengthy been a fixture on CBS’ NCAA Match protection and this 12 months he’s been doing what he at all times does: maintain down the studio whereas a flurry of video games occur throughout the nation.
He’s excellent. We like him. If there’s a grievance, although, it’s that he’s not dressing like he did in 1979.
Right here’s a younger Gumbel, then working for Chicago’s WMAQ, submitting a report on the state of Massive Ten basketball shortly earlier than Magic Johnson’s Michigan State Spartans gained all of it.
His coat (on the 50-second mark) is completely resplendent.
It’s powerful to concentrate on something he’s saying whereas that factor is on display screen. Its heat is just surpassed by its magnificence. We haven’t seen something like this since David Puddy donned the Man Fur.
Forty years could have handed since its massive tv second, however some style is timeless.
Carry it again! Carry it again! Carry it again!