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Gumbel has wrong day, but Ravens telecast better than last year
Gumbel has wrong day, but Ravens telecast better than last year

With Greg Gumbel and Trent Green as the CBS broadcast team on today’s Ravens game, I was eager to see how Gumbel would fare without his old, gaffe-prone partner Dan Dierdorf. I figured Gumbel had to be better, right? Wrong. “Welcome back to an absolutely beautiful day in Baltimore, Maryland,” Gumbel said in his opening remarks as viewers saw an overhead shot of M&T Bank Stadium. “The sun is shining, the temperature is 78 degrees on this last day of September ...” Oops. It had a nice table-setting rhythm to it, except the last day of September would be Tuesday – not today. How do you make that mistake? Seriously. And what makes it more maddening...

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