Recent news involving sports media personalities, including ESPN’s Urban Meyer being pulled from Saturday’s Ohio State game, Sounders announcer Arlo White being pursued by NBC Sports, and the death of longtime Georgia football voice Larry Munson.
- ESPN’s Meyer Pulled From Ohio State Game: ESPN college football analyst Urban Meyer will not call Saturday’s Ohio State/#15 Michigan college football game alongside usual partners Dave Pasch and Chris Spielman. Though ESPN did not say so in a statement to Bloomberg News, it seems likely that Meyer was pulled due to speculation that he will take the Ohio State coaching job. (Bloomberg News via Fang’s Bites)
- NBC Considering Arlo White For MLS Coverage: Sports Illustrated reported Monday that NBC Sports Group is “currently pursuing” Seattle Sounders play-by-play voice Arlo White for Major League Soccer coverage on NBC and NBC Sports Network next year. In addition, Fox Soccer MLS analyst Kyle Martino is also in the network’s sights. (sportsillustrated.cnn.com)
- Longtime UGA Voice Munson Dies: Larry Munson, the longtime radio voice of the University of Georgia football team, passed away on Sunday night at age 89. Munson was the voice of the Bulldogs from 1966 through the early part of the 2008 season. (wsbtv.com)