- Bob Neal (Atlanta sportscaster)
Bob Neal (born
November 14, 1942in Morristown, Tennessee) is an American sportscaster. Neal has been a familiar voice for Turner Broadcastingon its national NBA coverage for TNT and TBS for telecasts for 23 years.
Neal's lengthy resume includes play-by-play work for NBA and college football games on
NBC. Along with work for TNT and TBS for PGA Tourevents, SEC football, and World Cup soccer. Previously, Neal was the radio voice of the Atlanta Falcons(1975-81, 1995-97) and sports director of WXIA.
His studio hosting experience include the 1986
Goodwill Gamesand TNT's Sunday night NFL broadcasts. Neal's long tenured association with Turner Sports began in 1977 with him hosting "Sports Week", a Sunday night sports show on TBS.
Neal's accolades include five Georgia Area Emmys, three Associated Press Awards, and a share of five national Emmys for his role in
Goodwill Gamestelecasts. His film credits include"The Program" and "Remember the Titans".
Currently, he can be seen as a Co-Host on "SportsNite", a sports and entertainment show on Comcast Sports Southeast. Neal is a fan favorite among its wide variety of viewers and is the host of "Bob's Blog", an increasingly popular college sports segment. Neal can also be heard from time to time on "Sports Radio 790 The Zone" as a substitute host for the
2 Live Stews.
Neal resides with his wife, Sally, in
Smyrna, Georgia. His son, Dave Neal, handles play-by-play duties for numerous Southeastern Conferenceevents, notably the league's syndicated football package on Lincoln Financial Sports and men's basketball and baseball games on Fox Sports Net.
* [http://www.nba.com/hawks/news/Bob_Neal_Bio-116249-33.html Atlanta Hawks profile]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Bob Neal — may refer to:*Bob Neal, a television sportscaster based in Atlanta, Georgia who is known for his work covering NBA games for TNT and TBS. *Bob Neal, former radio and television broadcaster for the Cleveland Indians and the Cleveland Browns. *Bob… … Wikipedia
Neal — is a name, which can be either a surname or a given name. It may refer to: Contents 1 People with Neal as a surname 2 People with Neal as a given name 3 Places 4 … Wikipedia
Marv Albert — Born Marvin Philip Aufrichtig June 12, 1941 (1941 06 12) (age 70) Brooklyn, New York, USA Occupation … Wikipedia
Cheryl Miller — Born January 3, 1964 (1964 01 03) (age 47) Cheryl D. Miller (born on January 3, 1964 in Riverside, California) is a former college basketball player, coach and sportscaster for TNT. She is currently a sideline reporter for NBA games on TNT… … Wikipedia
Craig Sager — Sager at the 2009 NLCS. Born 1949 (age 61–62) Batavia, Illinois Station(s) ESPN, TBS Craig Sager (born 1949 in Ba … Wikipedia
Red Barber — Born February 17, 1908 Columbus, Mississippi Died October 22, 1992(1992 10 22) (aged 84) Tallahassee, Florida … Wikipedia
Dizzy Dean — Pitcher Born: January 16, 1910(1910 01 16) Lucas, Arkansas … Wikipedia
Dick Stockton — For the professional tennis player by this name, see Dick Stockton (tennis). Dick Stockton (born in 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American sportscaster. He is currently employed by Fox Sports and Turner Sports as a football, baseball … Wikipedia
Mike Breen — For other people of the same name, see Michael Breen (disambiguation). Mike Breen Born May 22, 1961 (1961 05 22) (age 50) New York City, New York Education Fordham University Occupation Play By Play Commentator … Wikipedia
Dick Versace — (born April 16, 1940) is a former basketball coach and National Basketball Association executive. He s also the first person of Puerto Rican descent to have coached an NBA team. Contents 1 Early years 2 NBA 3 … Wikipedia