December 18, 2006
Once there was sports and there was entertainment, and, aside from The White
Shadow or the occasional chat between Muhammad Ali and Johnny Carson, the twain
rarely met. Things are different now. Sports...
January 31, 2005 | Edited by Mark Bechtel
Johnny Carson often had sports on his mind--and major players on his couch
March 30, 1987 | Edited by Craig Neff and Robert Sullivan
•Tom Penders, Rhode Island basketball coach, when asked if he would like to coach the hapless L.A. Clippers: "It might be easier to straighten out the Middle East."
October 27, 1986 | Edited By Robert Sullivan
•Clark Gillies, Buffalo Sabres left wing and a native of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, when asked where Moose Jaw is: "Six feet from the moose's behind."
August 15, 1983 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•John McEnroe, when asked whether he wanted guards to evict a woman who yelled an obscenity at him during an exhibition match against Guillermo Vilas in Miami: "That's O.K. She just gave me a line for the U.S. Open."