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Broadcasting Legend Pat Summerall Dies at 82

4:22 PM, Apr 16, 2013   |    comments
Pat Summerall (L) with his longtime broadcast partner John Madden in 2002. Summerall was a former NFL kicker turned play-by-play broadcaster. (AP)
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Dallas, TX (CBS/WLTX) - Pat Summerall, the legendary NFL play-by-play man who worked a record 16 Super Bowls, has died at the age of 82, according to the Dallas Morning News.

He began working for CBS in 1961 and stayed there for 31 years before moving to Fox for the final eight years of his career.

Summerall spent much of his time honing a fantastic chemistry with the most famous football analyst in history, John Madden, and tributes have begun pouring in on social media from those who associate Summerall with the big-time football games of their youth.

Summerall worked his final Super Bowl in 2002 and then retired from the broadcast booth.

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