Sportscaster: Sunday Night Football
Career Highlights: One of sports’ most renowned broadcasters, Al Michaels is starting his 16th season as the play-by-play voice of NBC’s “Sunday Night Football. Michaels has covered more major sports events than any sportscaster, including 20 years as the play-by-play voice of “Monday Night Football.” He is the only commentator to call the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, and host the Stanley Cup Final for network television. Among his accolades, Michaels has won eight Emmy Awards – seven for Outstanding Sports Personality – Play-by-Play and one in 2011 for the Lifetime Achievement Award. Michaels received the 2021 Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In 2013, Michaels was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame with the prestigious Pete Rozelle Radio & Television Award, the Television Academy Hall of Fame, and the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame. Michaels earned his first Sportscaster of the Year award in 1980, when he made his memorable call, “Do you believe in miracles? Yes!” on the U.S. men’s hockey team’s dramatic upset win over the Soviets at the Winter Olympics.