Remembering Don Ohlmeyer: Revisit the Late Legend’s Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Speech

The industry icon was inducted in December 2008

Sports-television legend Don Ohlmeyer died on Sunday at the age of 72. He is widely considering one of the most impactful executives in sports-television history.

Among his many accomplishments, he is credited with being the driving force behind the birth of the phenomenon of Monday Night Football.

To remember Ohlmeyer, relive his Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame acceptance speech from December 2008.

For more video interviews and highlights from SVG events, visit SVG On Demand.

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