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Legendary broadcaster Pat Summerall has died, the Dallas Morning News reported on Tuesday. Summerall was 82 years old.
Summerall was the lead NFL announcer for CBS Sports and later FOX Sports for more than four decades, with color analyst John Madden as his primary partner. He also was a commentator on major tournaments in golf (The Masters) and tennis (the U.S. Open), along with other sports.
Pat Summerall died Tuesday at age 82 after an illustrious career as an NFL broadcaster. (AP {Photo)
Summerall worked his last NFL game in 2007 but still went on to broadcast four Cotton Bowls. The Lake City, Fla., native had spent his later years living in the Fort Worth, Texas, suburb of Southlake.
Before his long career in the booth, Summerall was drafted by the Detroit Lions out of the University of Arkansas in 1952. He was best known as a player during his four years kicking for the New York Giants. He was a participant in "The Greatest Game Ever Played"—the classic 1958 NFL championship game loss to the Baltimore Colts.
Summerall called 16 Super Bowls and worked 21 years with Madden. Before his longtime partnership with Madden, he worked with Tom Brookshier, who died in 2010.

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