September 18, 2009

The thrill of victory – the agony of soccer fans

QUOTE:

“Spanning the globe, to bring you the constant variety of sport – the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.”
       Famed intro to ABC's Wide World of Sports
       Voiced by host Jim McKay (1921-2008)
       Written by producer Roone Arledge and first used in 1961

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COUNTERQUOTE:

“We’ll bring you the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat – and, because we've got soccer highlights, the sheer pointlessness of a zero-zero tie.”
       Actor Josh Charles, playing sportscaster Dan Rydell
       In the American comedy TV series Sports Night, 1998

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