What Was Award Winning Sportscaster Ian Eagle Doing at Marist?
Marist College was chirping Tuesday as Ian Eagle, an award winning sportscaster, landed on campus.
On Tuesday, Ian Eagle stopped by Marist College. The CBS Sports and YES Network play-by-play announcer discussed his distinguished career in the world of sports broadcasting, the current landscape of sports and gave young broadcasters tips and tricks of the trade.
Eagle can be heard each Sunday during the NFL season broadcasting for CBS. He also covers the US Open Tennis Championships and NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament games for CBS.
For the past 22 years, Eagle has served as the Brooklyn (formally New Jersey) Nets TV play-by-play announcer. He has also called a number of NBA playoff games for TNT.
The Syracuse graduate won the New York Sports Emmy for Outstanding Play-by-Play announcer in 2013 and 2015. In 2002, Eagle won a New York Sports Emmy for his broadcast of the Nets-Indiana Pacers Game 5 playoff meeting. He was named the New York Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association in 2013 and 2014.
Check out the video below to find out why Eagle landed on campus. You also might be shocked to find out what he said about the college.