Veteran sportscaster George Michael dead at 70

December 24, 2009 | WNST Staff

The Washington Post is reporting that veteran sportscaster George Michael died this morning after a two-year battle with cancer.

“George Michael, dean of Washington sportscasters, has died after a long battle with cancer, according to a reporter at WRC-TV (Channel 4), his former employer. Michael covered sports at WRC-TV (Channel 4) for 28 years until resigning in 2008 in response to budget cuts.”