Curious where I got the title for these posts? This video and these words are indelibly written from my childhood on my brain. Yes, I'm getting old.
Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of sport! The thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat! The human drama of athletic competition. This is ABC's Wide World of Sports!
Some news about former Mizzou athletes having pro success:
- Demarre Carroll is bringing his lunch box to the Jazz.
- Gruden called Aldon Smith the best pass rusher he had ever seen on MNF the other night. From their Facebook page, from Gruden's mouth: “Look for the 49ers to rev up the pass rush tonight. They haven’t had a guy like Aldon Smith since Charles Haley. He’s that good.” The dude is unblockable.
- Kimmie English apparently played great in his pro debut for the Pistons.
I got to see the basketball Tigers in their exhibition debut this past Monday. They look very talented and very deep. I got to see this live:
The football Tigers play in the swamp this Saturday morning. I may be crazy, but I'm feeling an upset for this one.
I'm quickly becoming a Houston Rockets fan. Let's hope Jeremy Lin and James Harden have a great season!