In sports broadcasting, a announcer gives a running commentary of a game or event in real time, usually during a live broadcast. On today’s Tim and Sid: Uncut, discussion about game 7 between the Bruins and Lightning made Tim question who, besides Bob Cole, coveys the most energy in a building during a sports event?
Gus Johnson was mentioned, but hands down, another name that belonged to the small group of legendary commentators was Toronto’s own, Dana McKiel. For the last 20 years, Dana has been honing his craft at the pro, international, and varsity sport levels and has been involved with sport teams such as the Maple Leafs, Raptors, Argonauts, and the Blue Jays. He’s also known to be involved in high-energy, fast paced action-sports such Lacrosse, Netball, Field hockey, and Water Polo. This guy reeks of sports greatness – For Sid to drop his name during today’s show, he must be something big. I’d advise checking him out on Rogers TV Toronto; Cable 10 & 63.