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... since rock 'n' roll. And I'm not going to claim it has been a lonely time just because I haven't posted.  I've had to deal with some health issues. I won't bore you with the details, but I will say this: It will be quite a while before I can hear the voices of Bill Macatee, Jim Courier and Tracy Austin without thinking of a hospital room. I hope to resume my weekly column soon.

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Speaking of the U.S. Open, my lasting impression won't be of some of the terrific tennis, but of that animated bee with the Latino accent pushing an allergy medication and of John McEnroe hugging a former tennis official in a credit card commercial.

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Does last night's halftime appearance on NBC indicate we're getting a kinder, gentler Keith Olbermann on the NFL studio show? Adapting his "Worst Person in the World" segment that is a staple of Olbermann's Countdown show on MSNBC, he started off picking "The Worst Person in the NFL" by selecting himself for what he deemed was a wimpy commentary on Michael Vick. Come on, that's not the same Olbermann who regularly skewers Bill O'Reilly by naming him "Worst."

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My main reaction to the musical performances preceding the Colts-Saints game had nothing to with the quality of the singing. Watching Kelly Clarkson and Faith Hill, I was worried they were going to trip over the big bell bottoms on their pants while stepping down the stage.

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