Mantle or Mays or DiMaggio? I think my uncles helped form the passion I have for sports. > After I was fired from the Pistons in 1979, I get a call from Scotty Connal, and he said he was just named the head of a new network and he wants me to do its very first big college basketball game, DePaul and Wisconsin. To me, there isn't a beach I've been at that can match the white sand of Siesta Key. > My parents were uneducated, maybe a fifth-grade education at best, but they had a doctorate of love. > There's a camera down my throat and the doctor says, 'There's your problem. [...] I'm banging my brain about that right now.
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> I lost my left eye as a kid. I poked it with a pencil. I was 3 years old. I can't remember. My mother told me, 'Don't ever make excuses or feel sorry for yourself because so many people have it worse.'> Tourism is great. The snowbirds c...