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== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==
Lampley was born April 8, 1949 in Hendersonville, NC, USA. Lampley is best known as a boxing commentator for HBO. He has worked for NBC Sports as an announcer for the Olympics, Regional NFL telecasts, and college football. He also blogs on Ariana Huffington's Huffington Post blog site.
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'''Jim Lampley''' was born April 8, 1949 in Hendersonville, NC, USA. Lampley is best known as a boxing commentator for [[HBO]]. He has worked for NBC Sports as an announcer for the Olympics, Regional NFL telecasts, and college football. He also blogs on Ariana Huffington's ''Huffington Post'' blog site.
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*A Jim Lampley action figure was made to coincide with the release of the movie ''[[Rocky Balboa]]''.
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*He appeared in the film "Blades of Glory"
  
 
== Awards and Recognition ==
 
== Awards and Recognition ==
*1992 [[Sam Taub]] Award: The [[Boxing Writers' Association of America Excellence in Broadcasting Journalism Award]]  
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*1992 [[Sam Taub]] Award: The [[Boxing Writers Association of America Excellence in Broadcasting Journalism Award]]  
 
*Inducted into the [[World Boxing Hall of Fame]], “Expanded Category” (2001)
 
*Inducted into the [[World Boxing Hall of Fame]], “Expanded Category” (2001)
  
 
== Links ==
 
== Links ==
*Wikipedia article on Lampley: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Lampley]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Lampley Wikipedia article on Lampley]
  
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Revision as of 11:48, 26 January 2012

Jim Lampley.jpg
World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Biography

Jim Lampley was born April 8, 1949 in Hendersonville, NC, USA. Lampley is best known as a boxing commentator for HBO. He has worked for NBC Sports as an announcer for the Olympics, Regional NFL telecasts, and college football. He also blogs on Ariana Huffington's Huffington Post blog site.

  • A Jim Lampley action figure was made to coincide with the release of the movie Rocky Balboa.
  • He appeared in the film "Blades of Glory"

Awards and Recognition

Links