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ESPN announcer accidentally leaves mic on, says games are too long

Laura Donovan Contributor

ESPN announcers Mike Tirico, Ron Jaworski, and Jon Gruden are apparently a very chatty and broey bunch. That much we learned during a commercial break on Monday night’s Orange Bowl, when the three announcers’ microphones were left on during a commercial break.

When you watch a streaming sporting event on ESPN3.com, they don’t have conventional commercial breaks. Instead, when the television broadcast goes to commercial, you’re left with what Slate classifies as “footage you normally wouldn’t” see or hear.

Full story: ESPN announcer whose mic was accidentally left on: “My God, these are the longest games ever”