What George Michael Could Teach Lew Dickey

George Michael died Christmas eve.

The dynamo who was a top-rated teen dj at WFIL, Philadelphia and WABC, New York also made a big name for himself as sports anchor at WRC-TV in Washington. George is credited with developing the News Center sports format that would become ESPN.

Those of you who know him do not need an introduction.

For anyone who did not, I am paying him the highest compliment by saying that no matter how good he was as an entertainer and sportscaster, he was even better at being a human being.

I worked at WFIL the day George Michael arrived in The City of Brotherly Love. Mike Joseph, the&hellip