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Chris Myers  

NFL on FOX Broadcaster; Has Covered the World Series, NBA Finals, NCAA Final Four, the Masters, the Triple Crown, the Daytona 500, and the Olympics.

A native of Miami, FL with more than 30 years in broadcasting, Chris Myers has covered premiere events, including the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, NCAA Final Four, The Masters and U.S. Open (golf), Triple Crown, the Olympics and the Daytona 500. Chris Myers, garnered his first major break in broadcasting as a 16-year-old high school student when he hosted his own show on Miami’s WKAT-AM radio, interviewing such sports heavy hitters as Muhammad Ali and Don Shula. Myers graduated from Chaminade High School, Hollywood, Florida, May, 1977. In the early 1980's Myers hosted a sports radio call-in show on WIOD-AM in Miami before moving to New Orleans in the mid-1980's to work for broadcast station WWL. He joined Fox Sports Net as an anchor in December 1998 where he hosted the National Sports Report, among other hosting duties. Prior to joining FOX, Myers spent nine years at ESPN reporting and anchoring SportsCenter and Baseball Tonight, as well as hosting “Up Close” from 1994 to 1998, which included the first live interview with O.J. Simpson after his acquittal. Myers was known for coining such popular phrases as " I kid because I care", "That deserves a wow", and "it's my job it's what I do". With more than 30 years in broadcasting, Myers has covered all of the sports world’s premiere events, including the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, NCAA Final Four, The Masters and U.S. Open golf, Triple Crown, the Olympics and the Daytona 500. In 1990, Myers received an Emmy Award in the Sports Features category as an anchor/reporter. He has also hosted shows and events on the Discovery Channel, Tennis Channel, and the Military Channel. He has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! numerous times.

Myers also serves as the play-by-play commentator for Tampa Bay Buccaneers preseason games that air locally on WTSP-TV, after having the same role for WFLA-TV from 2003-2010. Myers was also named as the host in 2010, for Showtime's weekly series Inside NASCAR.

Myers conducted the last public interview with the late John Wooden in April 2010 on CMI (Chris Myers Interview) Radio Show. The legendary ninety-nine year-old coach told Myers he did not fear death saying "The next life will be even better, and this one hasn't been too bad."

Myers worked his 4th Super Bowl broadcast as field reporter for Fox February 2, 2014 as a record television audience watched the Seahawks defeat the Broncos at MetLife stadium in New Jersey. Myers cohosted the Super Bowl red carpet show on the Fox pregame show interviewing Hollywood celebrities Kevin Costner, Bill Murray, Kevin Bacon & Jennifer Garner among others. During Super Bowl week Myers hosted Afternoon Huddle live on FoxSportsOne with QB Matt Hasselbeck from NFL media headquarters in Manhattan,NY.

In march of 2014 Myers launched the FoxSportsOne show MLB Whiparound with analysts Frank Thomas and CJ Nitkowski. Myers NFL on Fox play-by-play continues with new analyst Ronde' Barber. Myers has hosted Nascar on Fox pre-race show since 2001 when Fox began broadcasting Nascar.


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