Washington, D.C., sports television channel as well as the whole world has suffered a huge loss Thursday morning. Sportscaster George Michael passed away from chronic lymphocytic leukemia at Sibley Memorial Hospital.
There have been three famous deaths before Christmas this year, first it was actress Brittany Murphy, then it was musician Derek Loux and now its sportscaster George Michael. George was famous for his show “The George Michael Sports Machine” highlights show which ran for almost three decades, starting from 1980 to 2007.
Michael had been a sports director at WRC TV in Washington, his mates called him a pioneer in sports broadcasting. He was very famous for his high-rated late-night show which featured half-hour local sports wrap-up on Sunday evenings, following the late newscast.
He was a former radio disc jockey-turned television sports anchor, may his soul rest in peace.