DCRTV.com is reporting that legendary sportscaster George Michael, who was well-known nationally for his syndicated program “The George Michael Sports Machine,” and beloved in D.C. for his work with NBC4/WRC, has passed away at the age of 70. Michael had been battling cancer for two years. A Channel 4 reporter confirmed the news to the Washington Post this morning.
Certainly one of Washington’s most beloved and popular newsmen, he will surely be missed.
Obviously, more on this story as it develops.