But, still, I was thinking Curt Gowdy would've been proud—until I came out of the studio and saw Sacks looking like he'd just swallowed a moth. "Uh, I'm not sure you can say somebody beat a goalie 'like Liza's ex,' " he said.
"And even though it was about his assists, you can't call Greg Ostertag 'your neighborhood dealer,' " he said. "And I'm not sure I'd let you call BALCO' 'Roids R Us' again."
If it had been a different reality show, he would have added, "You're fired!"
I was watching myself in the newsroom and saw, for the first time, just how vast my forehead appeared on camera. "My God, that looks like Half Dome," I moaned.
SportsCenter anchor Linda Cohn happened to be standing there. "Yeah," she said, sympathetically, "imagine what it'll look like in high definition."