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ESPN host falls head over heels for city, Lake Modano
The Capital Times - Madison, WI, USA - MANY OF you probably already suspected that you lived in the greatest college sports town in the universe, or at least the Big Ten, and you didn't need a national radio host to confirm it. But last week, one did.

I finally got a chance to listen to Scott Van Pelt's recent ode to Madison on ESPN Radio, and it was an amazing thing to hear. Van Pelt sounded like a local tourism official who occasionally takes a second drink.

Scott Van Pelt is a former Golf Channel correspondent now best known as an anchor on SportsCenter on ESPN television.

Last week Thursday,
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Celebrities : Dan Patrick, Scott Van Pelt
Categories : TV Personalities
Posted 7/20/2007 11:07:56 AM | Permalink
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NBC, Fox make sense for Patrick
USA Today - USA - Studio hosts get lots more on-air face time than anybody else in TV sports. So Dan Patrick, after anchoring SportsCenter for 17 years and popping up to host things such as ABC/ESPN's NBA coverage, presumably has a pretty marketable mug — rather than just a face for radio.

Patrick, leaving ESPN Aug. 17, has only announced he'll do a syndicated radio show and said he doesn't "have any magic potion that says I know what I'm doing."

So where would he fit in? Handicapping the prospects:

•NBC. NBC's Olympic announcing lineup, with notable exceptions such as Mary Carillo, has suffered from excessive earnestness.
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Celebrities : Dan Patrick
Categories : Athletes, Radio Personalities, TV Personalities, Athlete News
Posted 7/19/2007 12:07:35 AM | Permalink
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Patrick announces that he will exit ESPN
Hollywood Reporter - United States - Dan Patrick, half of the duo that helped bring "SportsCenter" to fame in the 1990s, will leave ESPN next month after 18 years at the network.

Patrick, 51, said Monday that for the past three years at ESPN he felt like he was "running in quicksand" and had talked to management about doing other things beyond his TV work and hosting the weekday "The Big Show" on ESPN Radio.

"I felt like I was doing assembly line work and I really wasn't doing anything I was proud of," Patrick said.

Patrick said he had told ESPN management of his feelings and had suggested
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Celebrities : Dan Patrick
Categories : Radio Personalities, TV Personalities, Athlete News
Posted 7/10/2007 12:07:28 AM | Permalink
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Star athletes like fish out of water at Tahoe golf
San Diego Union Tribune - United States - It's one thing to ride a bike as fast as Lance Armstrong, drive the lane like Michael Jordan, throw a pass like Carson Palmer or catch one like Jerry Rice.

But hit a golf ball in front of a big crowd?

“Golf,” Armstrong says, stretching out the word like a British sports analyst. “It's a whole 'nother sport, whole 'nother beast. Hell, I get nervous when the lady in the beverage cart pulls up on the tee box.”

And he's not even in the tournament.

The seven-time champion of the Tour de France is set to play in the pro-am event preceding the American
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Celebrities : Ray Romano, Brett Hull, Chris Webber, Kevin Nealon, Don Cheadle, Tiki Barber, Cheech Marin, LaDanian Tomlinson, Drew Brees, Jack Wagner, John Cook, Dan Quinn, Rick Rhoden, Tim Brown, Dan Quayle, Ray Allen, Michael Jordan, Jerry Rice, John Elway, Lance Armstrong, Dan Patrick, Marcus Allen, Lawrence Taylor, Mario Lemieux, Jason Kidd, Charles Barkley, Ben Roethlisberger, Carson Palmer
Categories : Celebrity Appearances, Celebrity News, Speakers News, Athlete News
Posted 7/6/2007 12:07:13 PM | Permalink
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Texas Tribune

Analysis: Dan Patrick and the reddest Texas Senate ever
Texas Tribune
Dan Patrick has the Texas Senate Bob Bullock always wanted. And after this week's special election in South and West Texas put Republican Pete Flores in the Senate, Lt. Gov. Patrick is in a great position to extend his run — assuming that he wins his ...

The Texas Observer

Dan Patrick's Cloistered Culture War
The Texas Observer
In late July, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick made a trip to Washington, D.C., to beg White House officials to send President Trump to Texas to shore up support for Ted Cruz's embattled re-election campaign, which has quickly become one of the ...

therams.com

Daily Dose: DT Aaron Donald on The Dan Patrick Show
therams.com
Dan Patrick SHOW WITH A.D.. Defensive tackle Aaron Donald joined The Dan Patrick Show on Wednesday to talk new rules, his new defense, and his upcoming matchup against quarterback Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers. The full interview ...

Chron.com

As Trumps descend on Texas, Dan Patrick explains why he asked the President for help
Chron.com
When Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says that when he went to Washington this summer to ask for President Donald Trump's help campaigning it was about more than any one race. “The trip was about making sure they were focusing on Texas as well as every ...

GolfDigest.com

Philip Rivers, who has EIGHT children, tells Dan Patrick he's not done having children
GolfDigest.com
For all the great content "The Dan Patrick Show" has provided the internet with recently, we should be tuning in every day to see what happens next. But nobody's got time for that, and that's not a knock on the show, because it's actually quite good ...

The Big Lead

VIDEO: Dan Patrick Explains How the "Height-Weight" Bell Came to Be
The Big Lead
Regular consumers of the Dan Patrick Show are used to callers dropping their height and weight before diving into questions or comments. It's followed by the traditional ding. If you're like me, you've just accepted it as part of the program and never ...

Houston Chronicle

Dan Patrick is disrespecting Texas voters—and trying to erase Texas history
Houston Chronicle
On a personal level, I've always liked Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, and found him to be less of a caricature than his critics suppose. With that said, I plan on voting for his Democratic challenger, Mike Collier. And I would encourage you to do so too, if ...

New York Daily News

Dan Patrick relishes chance to go in depth with major sports stars as new host of 'Undeniable'
New York Daily News
The veteran broadcaster and longtime radio voice of “The Dan Patrick Show” — who has covered Super Bowls and Olympics, anchored NBC's “Football Night in America” and ESPN's “SportsCenter” and emceed the game show “Sports Jeopardy!” — is now ...
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