Recently, FOX Sports announced that Ryan Seacrest will be the host of its Super Bowl pregame and halftime shows. Naturally, this is has caused further cringing from people who believe that the Super Bowl has become too watered-down by entertainers and crass commercialism.
Personally, I could care less what FOX chooses to do with pre-game festivities because I really don’t care anymore. I just want to watch the damn game, one that’s sadly become the most overrated event in all of sports. However, I do propose that we revert back to the good ol’ days when sportscasters would occasionally cross the line over to pop-culture events. Brent Musberger provides a shining example of what I’m talking about in the video below, drunkenly trying to fulfill his fantasy of being Dick Clark.
Fortunately, Mr. Musberger hasn’t allowed age to slow him down one bit. Take for example, his most recent bacchanalian escapade back in 2005 right after announcing a pure cripple fight between Pitt and Nebraska.
It’s not too late ABC, imagine what a dynamic trio you can have this upcoming New Year’s Eve with Musberger joining Seacrest and Dick Clark in the booth to ring in 2008!