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Dan Daly: Enough about faking diseases
A: “1-U.S. women win first Olympic gold for eight-woman routine in ‘96.
“2-The Canadians’ Chariots of Fire routine in Sydney, where they acted out different Olympic sports. The cycling segment was amazing. And no sequins on their costumes!
“3-Bill May competing at nationals, with full support of the women.
“4-The 90-year-old who performed to ‘Little Old Lady from Pasadena’ at the World Masters in Palo Alto [Calif.] two years ago.”
“5-Solo synchro gets booted from the Olympics.”
c c c
And finally …
So I’m reading about Kimbo Slice getting stopped in 14 seconds by a last-minute replacement, and I’m thinking: Doesn’t it hurt, just a bit, the credibility of mixed martial arts when its rising star looks like A Guy Who Couldn’t Win A Bar Fight?
About the Author
Dan Daly has been writing about sports for the Washington Times since 1982. He has won numerous national and local awards, appears regularly in NFL Films’ historical features and is the co-author of “The Pro Football Chronicle,” a decade-by-decade history of the game. Follow Dan on Twitter at @dandalyonsports –- or e-mail him at email@example.com.
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