Tim Benz: Sports world should mourn loss of Norm Macdonald as entertainment world is

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If you are a fan of stand-up comedy or "Saturday Night Live," Tuesday was a hard day. Comedian Norm Macdonald died after a battle with cancer. The former SNL "Weekend Update" host was 61 years old. Macdonald was also inexorably linked to the sports world during his career. Macdonald was
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If you are a fan of stand-up comedy or "Saturday Night Live," Tuesday was a hard day.

Comedian Norm Macdonald died after a battle with cancer. The former SNL "Weekend Update" host was 61 years old.

Macdonald was also inexorably linked to the sports world during his career. Macdonald was renowned for weaving sports into his routines and tweeting about golf constantly.

In 2011 on Comedy Central, he hosted the "Sports Show with Norm Macdonald."

Norm Macdonald had a terrific sports show back in 2011 called 'Sports Show with Norm Macdoland'. A terrific segment he did called 'Oh, Google' exposed sexist sports google search results. He brought awareness to it and got it changed. https://t.co/hRD6KGiMcO — David Alter (@dalter) September 14, 2021

He'd even work sports into late-night talk show guest appearances.

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