Update: Scott Van Pelt Is Officially Tirico's Olbermann

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Quick Tirico Show Update.....

Earlier today I posted that Scott Van Pelt would be a contributor to the Mike Tirico Show, but ESPN is now saying that he'll have a more prominent role. He will be appearing on a "regular basis" and Tafoya and Herbstreit are being referred to as "regular contributors".

Scott Van Pelt is also the official substitute which differs from the Star-Tribune report which I linked earlier that hinted that Tafoya would be.

Also, Tirico is doing the show from Syracuse University today and Stephen A. Smith isn't going to start until Monday. Rats.

P.S.- No mention of Michigan or any athlete from the State.

Update: Tirico just mentioned that he's a Detroit Tigers fan. If you had the Over of 20 minutes.....you win!

Mike Tirico's Co-Hosts Named (Awful Announcing)

Posted by Awful Announcing- at 1:22 PM


Wow two Syracuse mentions in one day! Today is a proud day to be a syracuse grad..unlike the past 364 days..

rs27 said...
Sep 20, 2007, 1:58:00 PM  

when since Carmelo cashed his last Syracuse check has there been a great day in upstate NY?

Rob said...
Sep 20, 2007, 2:09:00 PM  

there are going to be 3 co-hosts.

they have announced the first two -- van pelt and herbstreit.

I would assume the third is Tafoya.

odessasteps said...
Sep 20, 2007, 2:13:00 PM  

I suspect that, secretly, half of ESPN hates Rutgers, BC, and Penn State. Stealing all of those guys who should be going to the Cuse!

Anonymous said...
Sep 20, 2007, 2:17:00 PM  

Look down about three posts Odessa.

Sep 20, 2007, 2:26:00 PM  

Rob- there was that one day where it didnt snow..that's gotta count for something

rs27 said...
Sep 20, 2007, 2:56:00 PM  

rs27- Ok you got me.

Rob said...
Sep 20, 2007, 3:00:00 PM  

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