NEW YORK (June 7, 2012) Noted Showtime and ESPN commentator and recent Boxing Hall of Fame inductee Al Bernstein has written a fascinating and humorous collection of anecdotes and observations about boxing, media, and his own life in Al Bernstein: 30 Years, 30 Undeniable Truths About Boxing, Sports, and TV (Diversion Books; $9.99 e-book; $15.95 paperback; now available via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple, Kobo).
For just over 30 years, Al Bernstein, who also heads up The Boxing Channel, has been one of the most recognizable and respected sportscasters in America. In those three decades, the “voice of boxing” reported the funny, poignant, and bizarre events that helped shape sports television, ESPN, boxing, Las Vegas, and Showtime. With an eclectic cast of characters that includes every big name in boxing, including Marvin Hagler, Mike Tyson, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, as well as such names in the entertainment world as Rodney Dangerfield, Sylvester Stallone, Russell Crowe, and Jerry Lewis, Bernstein's memoir will have you in stitches.
About the Author
Al Bernstein is a member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame and one of the most respected and widely recognized boxing commentators of ESPN and Showtime Network. Among his notable accomplishments are covering boxing for NBC in the 1992 and 1996 Olympics, acting as ESPN’s analyst and host of the Top Rank Boxing series and Sportscenter, and serving as analyst for the Showtime Championship Boxing Series. In addition to achieving success in television, movies, radio and as a live stage performer, Al is the owner of his own company, Al Bernstein Live, and a sought after a speaker and spokesperson for organizations around the world.