RIP George Michael 1Anyone who is a sports fan who stayed up late in the evening (way before ESPN hit the airwaves), knew about George Michael and his syndicated show, “The George Michael Sports Machine.”

Mr. Michael passed away early Thursday morning at Sibley Memorial Hospital from complications of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. He was 70 years old.

Michael’s daughter, Michelle Allen, said Michael was surrounded by family and friends when he died.

“He waged his battle against cancer with the same drive and determination that made him a one-of-a-kind in the broadcasting industry,” the family said in a statement. “Whether it was covering a sports story, working on his horse farm, or spending time with family and friends, he approached everything in life with passion.”

Now, the man famous for showing the best sports highlights of the week, has his own highlight reel. Watch below:



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