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Scuttle leftovers, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013

January 25, 2013 - Burt Angeli
ScuttleBu(r)t ...

Never knew until reading “America Profile” that Ty Hardin, star of the TV series “Bronco” and “Riptide,” played college football for Bear Bryant at Texas A&M. ...

Advice from Jack Harbugh to his Super Bowl-coaching sons Jim (49ers) and John (Ravens): “Get ahead, stay ahead.” ...

Wisconsin Coach Bo Ryan, after poor free throw shooting (7-18 including five straight misses in the final minutes) sent the Badgers to defeat against Michigan State: “I can’t shoot ‘em. It’s a craft.” ...

ESPN’s Dan Dakich ranks with Billy Packer when it comes to college basketball analysts. Dakich, like Packer, can break down a game with a best of them and isn’t afraid to be critical of coaches, players or refs ...

Escanaba’s Bob McGinn, lead pro football writer for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, has been named 2012 Wisconsin co-sportswriter of the year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

The U.P. Hall of Famer shared the award with Journal Sentinel baseball writer Tom Haudricourt ...

New York Post’s Fred Kerber, on Knicks guard Raymond Felton shooting 3 of 19 from the floor and 1 of 10 in the fourth quarter: “Felton had a game that Custer wouldn’t have wished on the Sioux.” ...

Interesting note to the 1993 hit movie “Rudy,” the inspirational story of a 5-foot-6 walk-on practice player who got to play in Notre Dame's last home football game of 1975.

Norm Clarke of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the “Hollywood executive who finally approved making the movie had been a walk-on at Michigan State.” ...

The national record for most threes in a high school girls basketball? That would by 17 by Becca Greenwell of Owensboro (Ky.) Catholic. She finished with 51 points in a 99-35 rout ...

 
 
 

 

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