“Yeah, I’m not going anywhere,” McCarver told WFAN’s Mike Francesa. “I’m not retiring. I’m just not gonna be doing the same thing for Fox next year that I’m doing this year.”
The poor play by Fielder, Lamont and Peralta cost the Tigers something very important: THE LEAD. And that is something that the Detroit Tigers, at that point down 1-0 and soon to be down 2-0 after that play, desperately needed.
Although Fox’s Super Bowl XLV broadcast drew favorable reviews and historic ratings, consider Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez among the critics.
Fox hoped its broadcast of Sunday’s clash between the Steelers and the Packers would be enough to overtake last year’s Super Bowl broadcast by CBS. Some 106.5 million tuned in last February, unseating the finale of “M-A-S-H” as the most-watched program ever.