Wally Watch: Where we read Wally Hall so you don't have to.
Our Deep Throat recently sent us more entries from his collection of Wallyisms - those wonderfully bizarre and/or poorly constructed sentences that could only emanate from the keyboard of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's lead sports columnist. (For some other gems from Deep Throat's collection, click here and here.) We're nearing the end of a decidedly blah season of Razorback basketball, so we figured we could all use a good chuckle or two. Enjoy:
10/29/1999: [On the opening of Alltel Arena:] Pride filled every organ.
4/5/2006: Someday, when the NBA dumps millions on him and the adoring fans of a team thrust him on a pedal, [Joakim] Noah may become a prima donna.
2/22/2008: Another thing that would help and could be a huge factor Saturday as well as his prospects in the pros: Sonny Weems need to stick that midrange jumper.
2/24/2008: There were calls made later than a departure at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on a rainy day, and there was at least one makeup call and definitely several fouls by the Kentucky Wildcats that were ignored like sugar-free lemonade.
3/4/2008: There is some snow on the roof, but the basketball burning is back in the belly. Nolan Richardson addressed the Downtown Tip-Off Club on Monday, and while there was a little more pepper in his previously all white hair, there was even more spice in his energetic, enthusiastic and entertaining talk.
3/4/2008: Now that Richardson has openly admitted he's ready to return to coaching, there has been enough time passed since his lawsuit that other schools might be interested in him.(more at www.razorbackexpats.com)