R.I.P. George Michael

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Sad news.
George Michael, the longtime NBC4 sports anchor known nationally for his syndicated sports highlights show “The George Michael Sports Machine,” passed away early Thursday morning at Sibley Hospital.

Known for his boisterous and energetic style, Michael anchored the sports desk for WRC-TV, NBC’s D.C. affiliate, for more than 25 years, beginning in 1980. Started as a local program in the early ‘80s, “The Sports Machine” was syndicated in 1984.
George Michael was 70 years old.