Gary Miller (born October 31, 1956) is an American sportscaster and radio host.
Biography [ edit ]
Education [ edit ]
Miller graduated in the same high school class, in
Naperville, Illinois, as former CNN news anchor Paula Zahn.
He has a
bachelor's degree in communications at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and was the sports director at the campus radio ( WSIU (FM)) and television ( WSIU-TV) stations.
Broadcasting career [ edit ]
WSAV-TV, CNN and Headline News [ edit ]
From 1978–82, he was the Sports Director at
WSAV-TV in Savannah, Georgia. Before Miller came to ESPN, he spent eight years at CNN and Headline News as part of their sports coverage.
From 1990 to 2004, Miller worked at ESPN. He was an anchor at
, the host of ESPN's SportsCenter , and the last host of the sports interview show Baseball Tonight before it was canceled in 2001. Miller also occasionally did play-by-play of Up Close Major League Baseball games, and was the primary dugout reporter on baseball broadcasts, as well as Monday Night . Other play-by-play assignments during this period included games of the ESPN Daygame College World Series and the Little League World Series.
Miller appeared on
Dan Patrick's radio show on Nov. 30, 2007, where Patrick revealed to his audience that a blooper tape exists of Miller butchering a soccer breakdown during the 1994 World Cup. On the tape, Miller not only mispronounces the name of soccer's governing body, FIFA, but also struggles with the pronunciations of many players, notably that of Cameroon national player Rigobert Bahanag Song and Italian player [1 ] Gianluca Pagliuca.
West Coast Bias [ edit ]
Until November 2006, he was host of
, a daily sports talk show on West Coast Bias KSPN radio in Los Angeles, along with former National Football League athlete D'Marco Farr. The show, which airs at 1 p.m. Pacific time Monday through Friday, sometimes originates at ESPN Zone in Anaheim, California. On November 10, 2006, it was reported that Miller was leaving the show, effective immediately. The program was renamed The D'Marco Farr Show with guest hosts replacing Miller. 
KCBS and KCAL [ edit ]
Miller is currently an anchor for the
CBS Corporation-owned duopoly of KCBS and KCAL in Los Angeles, working mainly nighttime newscasts.
Personal [ edit ]
Miller is married and is the father of two.
References [ edit ]
^ The Dan Patrick Show, Nov. 30, 2007
External links [ edit ]
Peter Gammons (Lead Reporter, 1990–2009)
Steve Phillips (Lead Analyst, 2005–2009)
Eric Young (Analyst, 2007–2009)
Dusty Baker (Analyst, 2007)
Larry Bowa (Analyst, 2005)
Jeff Brantley (Analyst, 2002–2006)
Dave Campbell (Lead Analyst, 1990–2004)
Rob Dibble (Analyst, 1998–2004)
Orel Hershiser (2006–2013)
Ray Knight (Analyst, 1998–2003)
Barry Larkin (Lead Analyst, 2011-2014)
Mike Macfarlane (Analyst, 1999)
Tino Martinez (Analyst, 2006)
Brian McRae (Analyst, 2000–2005)
Harold Reynolds (Lead Analyst, 1996–2006)
Bill Robinson (Analyst, 1990–1991)
Buck Showalter (Lead Analyst, 2001–2002, 2008–2010)
Gary Miller (Lead Host, 1990–1995)
Dave Marash (Host, 1990)
Rich Eisen (Host, 1996–2002)
Brian Kenny (Host, 2003)
Chris Myers (Host, 1991–1995)
Steve Berthiaume (2003–2005, 2007–2012)
Scott Reiss (Host, 2006)
Eduardo Pérez (Analyst, 2007–2011)
Orestes Destrade (Analyst, 2005–2010)
Bobby Valentine (Lead Analyst, 2003, 2009–2011)