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Winter Olympics Dead, Long Live Dodgers

March 05, 1988

First, the media bombard us with two weeks of unrelenting Super Bowl hype with stories ranging from what a 260-pound lineman feeds his cat for breakfast, to how John Elway laces his shoes. Then the Winter Olympics comes along, and I am subjected to endless stories about unknown people from unknown places participating in unknown sports.

Where is Lichtenstein, anyway? And what's a luge?

It makes one almost long for spring training and Tommy Lasorda's assurances that the Dodgers will go 162-0 despite having only two starting pitchers and virtually no one who can field.

If you're not careful, I may be driven to the business section.

SKIP USEN

Santa Monica

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