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Black sheep; Griese taco: Inappropriate moments when food and sports collide

  • Blog Post by: Michael Rand
  • October 27, 2009 - 2:27 PM

By now, you might have heard that Bob Griese has been suspended for one game by ESPN for his "out having a taco" remark in regards to NASCAR's Juan Pablo Montoya during last weekend's Gophers/Ohio State game.

What you might not remember is that Griese is hardly the first sports personality to have a major slip-up when it comes to food. Hence we have put together this odd list:

*Griese, of course.

*Fuzzy Zoeller, your turn at the micorphone (in regards to Tiger Woods at the 1997 Masters): He's doing quite well, pretty impressive. That little boy is driving well and he's putting well. He's doing everything it takes to win. So, you know what you guys do when he gets in here? You pat him on the back and say congratulations and enjoy it and tell him not to serve fried chicken next year. Got it. ... Or collard greens or whatever the hell they serve."

Wait, Fuzzy, who is they? NEXT!

*Max McGee, broadcasting a Packers game on the radio in 1990, said Herschel Walker "looks like he's just stole a watermelon heading south." We can only assume Herschel was carrying that giant fruit to Texas to give to the Cowboys as the final piece of the trade with the Vikings.

*Telly Hughes and the peanut-free night.

Any more you can think of in the comments?

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