"I'm literally choking on a bug, Lisa. Can you believe that?" Mr Eaves asks the anchor in the studio, Lisa Kerney. "National television. I'm choking on a bug."
Ms Kerney tells him to get some water. "Hey waterboys, my man Michael Eaves needs some water right now," she says.
He was clearly able to see the humour in the situation because he posted a video of the incident on Twitter:
So.. remember last night when I said I choked on a bug.. well, here ya go! You're welcome. https://t.co/fj2JT1y4DP— Michael Eaves (@michaeleaves) May 5, 2017
"Appreciate your trying to tough it out," comments Jack Cuggy on the video. "Great way to deal with it," agrees Jeff Williams. Here's what Ms Kerney has to say:
Don't you go dyin' on me.... https://t.co/wiC1w3iLj5— Lisa Kerney (@LisaKerneyESPN) May 5, 2017
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