VIDEO: Brent Musburger Comment About Holly Rowe Cause New Stir
ESPN commentator Brent Musburger is in the news yet again for comments made towards a woman, specifically ESPN's Holly Rowe, except this time the people waiting to pounce on Musburger may have got it wrong. Sports fans will remember from last week’s BCS National Championship how Musburger and fellow commentator Kirk Herbstreit gushed over Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron’s girlfriend, Miss Alabama Katherine Webb, which caused enough of a stir for ESPN to publicy apologize after the fact.
Now Musburger is catching flak for his send-off remarks after calling the Kansas-Baylor men’s basketball game. At the end of the broadcast it initially sounds like Musburger says, “For Fran Fraschilla and Holly Rowe, who was really smokin’ tonight, I want to say so long, from Lawrence.”
But it seems like Musburger actually said, “It was really smokin’,” not “who was really smokin’.” However, the extremely short pause between “Holly Rowe” and the other comment makes the confusion understandable. What do you think Musburger said? —Hal Sundt
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