Veteran sportscaster Al Michaels found himself apologizing during the fourth quarter of last night’s “Sunday Night Football” game on NBC for a quip he made earlier in the broadcast.
“Michaels mused in the middle of the third quarter of the game between the New York Giants and Denver Broncos that the Giants were ‘coming off a worse week than Harvey Weinstein,'” the AP reports. “His on-air partner Cris Collinsworth replied with a laugh and told Michaels ‘only my L.A. guy comes up with that one.’”
The report adds: “The comment got a negative reaction on social media and Michaels apologized in the fourth quarter for ‘being a little flip’ with his reference to Weinstein, who faces sexual misconduct allegations. Michaels added that ‘it was not meant in that manner.’”