I still remember when Kilborn was on SportsCenter, doing UWGB/Kentucky highlights in 1995. Everybody called Jeff Nordgaard, our big man in the middle, "Norgy." Kilby made it "Nordy." Weird...but the "More Nordy...Jumanji!" call of a big dunk by our boy was priceless. (Side note: UWGB lost to UK that day, but Rick Pitino said if he had a whole team of Nordgaards, they'd be unstoppable. He later cited UWGB as UK's toughest regular-season opponent that year, due to Dick Bennett's stifling defense and slow-tempo offense. Enjoy it, WA State.)
Back on topic...I never saw the Owen Hart joke, but every comedian says something offensive now and then. I won't hold that against him too much.
I can describe Craigger's Late Late Show in one word: swank. It always gave off an old-school Vegas cool vibe...like you'd expect Frank, Dean or Sammy to saunter out at any moment.
This thread is the first I'd heard about this...dammit. I'm gonna miss Kilborn.
Star wipe, and...we're out. Thrillin' ain't easy.
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