COVID has led to more games being called remotely by broadcasters. When technical difficulties happen with broadcasters away from the game, viewers are sometimes left with silence, one-person broadcasts or low-quality audio.

ESPN ran into technical difficulties with the broadcast of Saturday’s Alabama-Mizzou basketball game. Here’s the background on the situation:

As you might expect, Ravech broadcasting via phone was not well-received by Twitter. Here’s a small sample of the reaction:

Thankfully, the phone broadcast is over. Ravech is back to normal audio quality.