October 1, 2012

The Olympics without tickets? Do not try this away from home

There was nothing more mesmerizing to me as a child than the 1968 Summer Olympic. Back in the day when weekend television was not saturated with every sports event imaginable, the images of those games were magical. I will never forget ABC’s Jim McKay describing Bill Toomey running in the “cold and dark and breathless air” of Mexico City, winning the decathlon.

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