Brent Musburger Signs Off For the Last Time As Sportscaster For ESPN

Veteran broadcaster Brent Musburger prepares for his last broadcast prior to an NCAA college basketball game between Kentucky and Georgia, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, in Lexington, Ky. The game marks Musburger’s last broadcast before retirement. (AP Photo/James Crisp) ORG XMIT: KYJC101

Legendary sports broadcaster Brent Musburger called his last game on Tuesday night — a thrilling Kentucky overtime win over Georgia — and afterwards, ESPN aired a tribute video.

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Then, Musburger did his final sign-off. He thanked viewers for their time and invited everyone to “share a cold one, and maybe a win or two” at his new place in Las Vegas (he’s going to be hosting a show there next — more on this toward the end of this post).

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Musburger said:

“What a road we’ve traveled together. Thanks so much to you for sharing your time with me. What great memories we’ve had over the last almost 50 years. But now, it’s time for me to turn over the play-by-play duties to those fine young announcers who are growing up at ESPN.

“Make no mistake about it, I’m gonna miss games like this. I’m gonna miss working with all the great analysts that I’ve been with through the year, but maybe you’ll pay me a visit out at my new place in Las Vegas. Why not? We could share a cold one, and maybe a win or two. Anyway, thank you so much for all the appreciation and all the great moments we’ve experienced together. God bless.”

And, of course, here was his last “You are looking live” from before the game:

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SOURCE: USA Today FTW! – Alysha Tsuji