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March Madness with Dick Vitale

Kid Reporter interviews legendary sports broadcaster

By Topanga Sena | March 21 , 2011

For more than 30 years, Dick Vitale has been the face and voice of college basketball on TV. He has been announcing NCAA basketball games on ESPN since the 1979-80 season, and he has become one of the most recognizable sportscasters in America. Kid Reporter Topanga Sena interviewed Vitale at ESPN The Weekend in Orlando in March 2011 about his career, how to prepare for a game, and what makes March Madness so exciting.

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