By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Miracle on Ice Captain Mike Eruzione is selling the Team USA game sweater, stick and other gear he was wearing in 1980 as he scored the fourth and final goal during the stunning 4-3 U.S. Olympic upset of the Soviet Union.
Cris Collinsworth remembers the early days of his second career as an NFL announcer like this: calling a Browns-Colts game before Peyton Manning with only the road team's fans in Cleveland getting the broadcast.
When Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders suddenly dropped to the turf late in the fourth quarter, was helped to the sideline, returned after missing one play, then managed to be the first player down the field on punt coverage, announcers Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth let NBC's audience know their feelings.
If the NFL were a hamburger chain, Roger Goodell would already be out as CEO.
One of Walt Disney's oldest drawings is seeing the light of day after being locked away for nearly 40 years.
Clint Eastwood's patriotic pep talk about "halftime in America" might just as well have applied to NBC.
Minutes into his new job, Tony Dungy did what he was hired to do: He offered an opinion.
"For media people on the East Coast," he said half in jest, "Seattle might as well be Bulgaria."
Michaels called up Terry Bradshaw, who sent over an elaborate board with places for names and numbers.