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Neil Everett
Born 1965
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Neil Everett Morfitt now known as Neil Everett, is a sportscaster for the ESPN cable network. He can be seen on the network's SportsCenter as well as on ESPNEWS. During his tenure as a SportsCenter anchor, Everett has added Hawaiian surfing sayings to the show's famous repertoire of catchphrases. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Nickname: Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: , Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Government  - Mayor Tom Potter Area  - City 376. ... ESPN, formerly an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... This article is about the American ESPN show. ... ESPNEWS (word origin: grammatical blend of ESPN and news), launched on November 1, 1996, is a 24-hour-a-day sports news television channel produced by the sports network ESPN. It airs news, highlights, press conferences, and commentary by analysts all in relation to sports. ...


Born in Portland, Oregon and raised in Spokane, Washington, the University of Oregon alum and member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity started out at a radio station in Florence, Oregon, then went out of broadcasting for over 15 years working at Hawaii Pacific University as an athletic administrator. Nickname: Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: , Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Government  - Mayor Tom Potter Area  - City 376. ... Nickname: Location of Spokane in Spokane County and Washington Coordinates: , Country United States State Washington County Spokane Government  - Mayor Dennis P. Hession Area  - City  58. ... The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. ... Beta Theta Pi (ΒΘΠ) is a social collegiate fraternity that was founded at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, USA, where it is part of the Miami Triad which includes Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Chi. ... Florence is a city located in Lane County, Oregon. ... HawaiÊ»i Pacific University (also known as HPU) is a private coeducational university in Honolulu, Hawaii, founded in 1965 as Hawaii Pacific College by Paul C.T. Loo, Eureka Forbes, Elizabeth W. Kellerman, and Reverend Edmond Walker. ...


In 2000, Everett received his big break when an agent offered him a job at ESPN, on the recommendation of a friend. Everett has been there ever since. Before his ESPN debut, he worked as a sports director and reporter for KGMB, Honolulu, Hawaii's CBS affiliate. For the former co-owned radio stations, see KSSK-FM. KGMB is the licensed broadcast affiliate of CBS in Hawaii, with its main transmitter located in Honolulu broadcasting on channel 9 (analog) and 22 (digital). ... For the city and county of Honolulu, see City & County of Honolulu. ... CBS Broadcasting, Inc. ...


Quotes

  • "Sportscenter, RIGHT NOW!" (Starts off every episode with this phrase after the first set of highlights roll during the intro)
  • "How's IT!?!?!" (Said during the introduction, after the opening montage)
  • "Stop lookin' at my lemonade!" (Used when Lebron James makes a big dunk. A reference to the Nike four Lebrons commercials.)
  • "Number nine. Number Nine." (Used during the Top Plays segment, a reference to The Beatles)
  • "Bartender! JACK!!" (When a baseball player hits a home run)
  • "Bartender, double shot of Canadian Club!" (whenever two of the Canadian NHL teams play)
  • "He's got reservations for six!" (When a football player scores a touchdown)
  • "Howzit!" (Hawaiian/South African slang for "What's up!", said at the start of each SportsCenter he anchors)
  • "Bartender! Something on ice!" (When a hockey highlight is about to start)
  • "Can I dance with your date?!" (After a player gets dunked on, usually preceded by their name, e.g. "Ben Wallace! Can I dance with your date?!, reference to "Animal House")
  • "He's with leather." (References a rumored Chris Berman pickup line to describe an acrobatic catch in baseball) [1][2]
  • "One man gathers what another man spills." (Frequently used referring to a rebound in a Basketball highlight, lyric from the song "Saint Stephen" by the Grateful Dead)
  • "Phi Kai Phi!" (Used to describe dunks- reference to the ritual of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.)
  • "There is only one manu who can stop Ginobili, and unfortunately for the Atlanta Hawks Mr T does not play basketball" (Frequently references Mr T when a *team or person is unstoppable)
  • "They're partying at Rennie's" (Referring to a campus bar near the University of Oregon in Eugene (where Everett attended graduate school) following a highlight involving a Ducks win.

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Links

Neil Everett interview for "The Beta Theta Pi" magazine

SportsCenter Personalities
Current Anchors
John Anderson | Chris Berman | Steve Berthiaume | Michelle Bonner | John Buccigross | Linda Cohn | Rece Davis | Josh Elliott | Neil Everett | Robert Flores | Mike Greenberg | Jay Harris | Fred Hickman | Dana Jacobson | Brian Kenny | Suzy Kolber | Steve Levy | Bob Ley | Kenny Mayne | Chris McKendry | Dari Nowkhah | Karl Ravech | Scott Reiss | Stuart Scott | Sage Steele | Scott Van Pelt | Stan Verrett | Matt Winer | Trey Wingo
Former Anchors
Larry Beil | Tim Brando | Cara Capuano | Kevin Corke | Jack Edwards | Rich Eisen | Kevin Frazier | Gayle Gardner | George Grande | Greg Gumbel | Brett Haber | Jason Jackson | Craig Kilborn | Lee Leonard | Tom Mees | Gary Miller | Chris Myers | Keith Olbermann | Dan Patrick | Dave Revsine | Robin Roberts | Sharon Smith | Charley Steiner | Mike Tirico | Pam Ward | Whit Watson
Reporters
Chris Connelly | Hank Goldberg | Bob Holtzman | Pedro Gomez | Mike Massaro | Chris Mortensen | Rachel Nichols | Sal Paolantonio | Lisa Salters | Jeremy Schaap | George Smith | Shelley Smith | Ed Werder

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Neil Everett - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (387 words)
Neil Everett Morfitt (born 1962), now known as Neil Everett, is a sportscaster for the ESPN cable network.
In 2000, Everett received his big break when an agent offered him a job at ESPN, on the recommendation of a friend.
On May 25, 2006, the website Deadspin reported that Everett was suspended for one week after he referenced a scandalous incident involving fellow ESPN anchor Chris Berman while covering the highlights of a baseball game.
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