NBC - Leave Olympians family problems out of this!

NBC - Leave Olympians family problems out of this!

Post by Douglas Keachi » Tue, 23 Jul 1996 04:00:00

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> I'm sick of hearing NBC reapeatedly comment on the family problems and
> "skeletons in the closet" of some Olympians.

> For example:

> 1.  It doesn't seem they can mention Gary Hall jr. without including in
> the same sentence that his grandfather is in jail for bank fraud.  Do you
> think he or anyone else in his family is proud of this?  This is supposed
> to be his time - let him alone!

> 2.  Family divorces - same thing here.  I don't know how many "color
> stories" I've seen regarding a *** divorce between the athlete's
> parents.

> Enough already!  These are amateurs competing for the love of the sport.
>  Leave them alone!

> Dennis Evans

Hear, Hear,  I agree most wholeheartedly !