1935 – Born on the 9th of January in Mount Clemens, Michigan, United States.
1961 – He was an assistant professor and baseball coach at California State University, Northridge, U.S.A.
1965 – He began a full-time sportscasting career.
1967 – He hosted three game shows beside the aforementioned Sports Challenge: The Perfect Match.
1970 – He had run out of statistics and began to fill his television broadcast with small talk.
1975 – He joined the NBC television network.
1979 – He anchored NBC’s coverage of Super Bowl XIII.
1980 – He was scheduled to be the prime time host for NBC’s coverage of the Summer Olympics in
1993 – He was inducted into Central Michigan University’s Athletics Hall of Fame.
2000 – He was hired by CBS.
2002 – He received an honorary doctorate of humane letters in Indiana University, United States.
2004 – He served as a lead commentator for ESPN2’s coverage of the Wimbledon, French Open, and
Australian Open tennis tournaments.
2006 – He was inducted into the Indiana University Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame in the fall.