This weekend, NBC aired coverage of the 2013 American Cup gymnastics.  Announcer Al Trautwig has been the voice of NBC's gymnastics coverage for well over a decade, but for some reason he signed off the air for ABC Sports!  D'oh!  At least he barely caught the blooper in time to slide a panicked "NBC" in there.

I could understand Trautwig signing off for MSG since he actually works there in addition to NBC… but ABC hasn't even had its own branded sports division since it was changed to "ESPN on ABC" several years ago.  I'm sure nostaligc fans of the Wide World of Sports appreciated the shoutout though.

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