Originally Posted by saphojunkie
It's because he's more of a journalist. He is more of a sports critic than a sportscaster. He took the baton from Howard Cosell in that regard. Cosell never played the game, but his expertise was in dissecting the human element of sport with eloquence and insight.
Costas has that gift, too.
Yeah, too bad he went full Billay. You never go full Billay.