Scrambling quarterbacks, rugby scrums and John Wooden's Pyramid of Success.
—DAVID ODOM, Auburn, Calif.
On the One Hand
Thank you for the 76 reasons that I still love sports (What's Right about Sports, Aug. 10). You do, however, have two people to add to One Team Careers: John Stockton and Karl Malone, both without championship rings.
BENN BUYS, Salt Lake City
The Ohio State band performing Script Ohio at halftime. The sousaphone player dotting the i is always an exciting sports moment.
GEORGE STEPHAN, Lima, Ohio
My wife pointed out that conspicuously missing from your list was Michael Buffer's "Let's get ready to rumble!" which more often than not is more entertaining than the boxing match Buffer is introducing. She is right.
SCOTT MATIS, Oak Park, Calif.
There are two things that are right about sports that you omitted from baseball: the inside-the-park home run and the too rare triple play.
ANDREW FLINK, Alpharetta, Ga.
Wooden bats. I'll take the thwack of a double hit over the ping of a homer any day.
ROBERT McDANIEL, Atlanta
Kirby Puckett, No. 1 versus No. 2, intrastate rivalries, chipping it in, full count with the bases loaded, the Chicken, the fifth set, the two-minute offense, trick plays, Boris Becker, the pile-on, the rally, international competitions, radio broadcasts, the fingertip catch, Cal Ripken Jr.
GARY FRASER, Las Vegas
Two-way football players.
KYLE JACOBS, Rockbridge, Ill.
Division III sports.
ANDY SHERMAN, Mequon, Wis.
Thanksgiving Day football.
SPENCER E. HELMUTH, West Chester, Pa.