Sportscaster Al Michaels Busted for DUI
Famously asked, 'Do you believe in miracles?' at Olympics
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 21, 2013 10:24 AM CDT
This is an Aug. 1, 2011 file photo showing Al Michaels in Beverly Hills, Calif.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

(Newser) – Al Michaels, the legendary sportscaster who asked, "Do you believe in miracles?" at the 1980 Winter Olympics as the US hockey team beat the Soviets, was arrested Friday night and charged with a DUI, CNN reports. Sources tell TMZ Michaels went through a DUI checkpoint in Santa Monica, California, around 10pm, and officers gave him a field sobriety test after smelling alcohol on him. Sources say his blood alcohol level was between a .08 and a .09. Michaels, who currently announces on NBC's Sunday Night Football, was taken to jail and released early the next morning. He was reportedly very cooperative throughout the ordeal.

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Apr 21, 2013 7:24 PM CDT
This is not news.
Apr 21, 2013 2:01 PM CDT
Do You Believe in DUI's?....cause you got one.....:-(
Apr 21, 2013 1:46 PM CDT
With the success of "sobriety checkpoints," it will be easy to expand the program to include random checks of everyone and everything....It's lovely to watch a police state in bloom...Don't forget to lower your eyes whenever you converse with one of the authorities....They like to have their superior power acknowledged constantly....