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By Stephen McKay
Sports Writer 

Talking Sports: Gifford will be missed by many

 

I was sorry to hear about the death of Frank Gifford earlier this week. He was the last surviving member of the greatest sports broadcast booth there ever was.

Gifford's playing days with the New York football Giants was before my time. I remember him as a broadcaster for ABC Sports. He covered the Olympic Games, basketball, golf and even a number of offbeat "sports" for ABC's Wide World of Sports. As a matter of fact, Gifford was there to describe the action when motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel had his horrific crash attempting to clear 13 busses at London's Wembley Stadium.

Gifford also...



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