Billy Packer

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Duke, and Other March Villains

(Newser) - Along with the obligatory madness, March always brings along a slew of detestable teams and characters. This year, thankfully, Billy Packer is gone, but Josh Levin, writing for Slate, still has plenty to disparage. The list starts, as always, with:
  • Duke: This isn’t the most deplorable squad ever, but
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CBS Bounces Packer From NCAA Team

After 34 years of Final Fours, controversial broadcaster is out

(Newser) - For the first time in 34 years, Billy Packer won’t be calling the Final Four, the Miami Herald reports. CBS won’t renew the 68-year-old’s year-to-year contract, an exec confirmed, but will replace Packer with veteran announcer Clark Kellogg. Packer has been a controversy magnet, most famously for... More »

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