The TV Repairman:
"SportsCenter" the other night referred to Walt Dropo as Drop-Oh. . . It was probably to Marv Albert's advantage that Bryant Gumbel took him off the "Today Show" Wednesday. Marv, it seems is always pushing something, in this case his book and a video, and he's on too much.
* Jim Brown is right: Too many guys lugging the ball in the NFL go out of bounds when they might be able to make more out of the play.
* Best Bet: This weekend's must-see is the Burbank (Calif.) K.C. Dog Show Sunday evening at 6 on ESPN (taped Sept. 19).