by Troy Letherman

Back when the number of television channels could be counted on one hand – and when I might be pressed into antenna action with various sheets of tinfoil at any moment – I’d eagerly await the weekend’s Howard Cosell cameo in his horrible corporate blazer, getting my sporting fix through ABC’s decidedly diverse programming habits. The show was called “Wide World of Sports” and it felt like an American tradition, similar to fathers chasing their sons around with power tools. This content is available for subscribers only.

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