30 Best SportsCenter Anchors of All-Time

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Rich Eisen
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2. Chris Berman

Chris Berman
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He is ESPN. The nicknames. The catchphrases. The unabashed desire to have fun. For so many years, sportscasters all over the world tried to do a Berman impression. He was often imitated and never replicated. He built a template, though, for others to build upon. There was nothing like tuning in and seeing that it was a Berman episode. That was the big-time.