Disney Trades Sportscaster For Cartoon

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Al Michaels was traded from ABC to NBC for a cartoon bunny, four rounds of golf and Olympic highlights... no kidding!

Walt Disney Company's ABC has traded sportscaster Al Michaels to NBC for cartoon character Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. NBC acquired the rights to the cartoon through its purchase of Universal Studios, which itself gained ownership of the animated rabbit through a contract that Walt Disney signed early in his career. Having to sign Oswald away supposedly prompted Disney to create Mickey Mouse, a character he'd own outright.

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