Chris Berman Poster

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Has two children with Kathy Alexinski: Meredith (born 1987) and Douglas (born 1988).

Attended and graduated from Hackley School in Tarrytown, New York (1973).

Received his Bachelor's degree in History from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island (1977).

Inducted into the Brown University Athletic Hall of Fame (1991). He was ranked No. 90 on The Sporting News' Top 100 Most Powerful People in Sports (1995).

His trademark nicknames actually started by accident. According to him, he and his buddies used to drink what they called "Frank Tanana Daquiris", and one day on camera, when he mentioned Frank Tanana, he ended up saying Frank Tanana Daquiri without even thinking about it. This caused the technical director to shout "What?!" in his ear, and one of the camera men starting laughing so hard he was actually shaking the camera up and down.

Winner of the 2010 Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award, given annually by the Pro Football Hall of Fame "for longtime exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football".

Is a huge fan of the Buffalo Bills and best friends with Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly.

Is an avid fan of the Canadian Football League (CFL); he is known to cover CFL games on a regular basis.

Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6259 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on May 24, 2010.

National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association National Sportscaster of the Year (1989, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2001).

Received star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 24, 2010.

Berman was a season ticket holder for the Hartford Whalers, and was a strong supporter of the team's staying in Connecticut.

1997 "TV's Most Fascinating Stars" from People.

2007 honorary degree from Brown University.

American Sportscasters Association Sportscaster of the Year - Studio Host (1995, 1997, 1998).

Berman was born in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Graduated Brown University in 1977 with a degree in history, where he was the sports director of the school's radio station, WBRU.