Legendary sports journalist Al Michaels will publish his autobiography with William Morrow, writing his book with Sports Illustrated executive editor L. Jon Wertheim.
In the video embedded above, you can watch Michaels talk about his coverage of the “Miracle on Ice” during the 1980 Olympic Games. Richard Abate of 3Arts Entertainment negotiated the book deal with executive editor David Highfill. Here’s more from the release:
Michaels has covered more major sports events than any other sportscaster, including 20 years as the play-by-play voice of Monday Night Football, and 7 years of the current #1 show on television, Sunday Night Football. He has also logged more hours (approx. 2500) on live prime-time network television than anyone in history. Michaels is the only play-by-play commentator/host to cover the four major sports championships on network television: the Super Bowl (8 times), World Series (8), NBA Finals (2) and the Stanley Cup Final (3).