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John Walters
September 06, 1999
The Learning Channel comes perilously close to giving us the first sports snuff film with Sports Disasters (Saturday, 10 p.m.). Nobody dies, but the carnival of carnage includes a track official being speared by a javelin, a sideline reporter being struck by a race car and a montage of Clippers draft picks. (Just kidding, L.A. fans.).... Nice touch by ESPN2 during the Little League World Series, listing the batter's favorite TV show. Did one hitter really cite Mama's Family?
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September 06, 1999

The Zapper

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The Learning Channel comes perilously close to giving us the first sports snuff film with Sports Disasters (Saturday, 10 p.m.). Nobody dies, but the carnival of carnage includes a track official being speared by a javelin, a sideline reporter being struck by a race car and a montage of Clippers draft picks. (Just kidding, L.A. fans.).... Nice touch by ESPN2 during the Little League World Series, listing the batter's favorite TV show. Did one hitter really cite Mama's Family?

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