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WST – Landon Donovan is shining star in FOX Sports’ disappointing Copa America broadcasts

While Donovan had been pretty good in the Ecuador match, he really came into his own in the game against Argentina where simply being a cheerleader for the U.S. would have been a strained and forced presentation (see Alexi Lalas). The best thing the producers did was pair him with veteran broadcaster J.P. Dellacamera, a man who has called high profile games, leans pro-America in his calls, but yet is underwhelming enough in his presentation to not automatically overshadow his partner. With Dellacamera in the booth, this freed Donovan to mix serious commentary with an emotional edge.

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