Around The Horn

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (4)

  • Tony Reali: We're looking at three of America's smartest sports writers and one old white guy (referring to Woody)!

  • Tony Reali: Stay tuned tomorrow, Woody Paige wears his all girls school uniform.

  • Michael Smith: Introduce to you a couple of my good friends pie and thon. (referring to his arms)

  • Tim Cowlishaw: The Celtics are still on top of the standings, but the Bulls are #1 with the way they're playing, as far I'm concerned.

Notes (84)

  • This was the first ever episode of ATH, which was made as a show to pair up with Pardon the Interruption.

  • 30 seconds: Bob Ryan discussed the future of Larry Brown with the Detroit Pistons.

  • Showdown Results: Jay Mariotti defeated Woody Paige (2-0).

  • 30 seconds: Jay Mariotti talked about interleague baseball.

  • Showdown Results: Adande defeated Cowlishaw (2-1).

  • Showdown Results: Adande defeated Mariotti (2-1).

  • Showdown Results: Paige defeated Mariotti (2-1).

  • Showdown Results: Mariotti def. Armstrong (2-1).

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Trivia (105)

  • This episode marked Woody Paige's 59th birthday.

  • This was J.A. Adande's 2nd straight win.

  • Tim Cowlishaw was (purposely) credited as "Tom Cowlishaw" in the introduction.

  • This episode was on Canada Day.

  • This was Jay Mariotti's 4th showdown in 5 episodes.

  • This was Jay Mariotti's 3rd straight showdown appearance.

  • This episode marked Gene Wojo's 7th appearance.

  • This episode was on Independence Day.

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Allusions (16)

  • Episode Topics: - San Antionio Spurs - Detroit Pistons - NBA Finals Game 7 - MLB All-Star Game - Dontrelle Willis - Barry Bonds

  • Episode Topics: - Serena Williams - Jeremy Roenick - Women's U.S. Open Golf Tournament - Jean Van de Velde's collapse - Cowlishaw's new look

  • Episode Topics: - NBA Draft - George Steinbrenner - Baltimore Orioles' Struggles - Larry Brown return to the Pistons? - Venus Williams - Duke's Coach K - Marlins' SP Dontrelle WIllis - John Rocker's release

  • Episode Topics: - NBA Draft (Recap/Winners/Losers) - Gary Sheffield - Craig Biggio HBP Record - Jeremy Roenick - The Masters - Vlad Putin / Bob Kraft Incident - Tim Cowlishaw - Tom Cruise

  • Episode Topics: - Kenny Rogers' cameraman incident - Gary Sheffield trade talk - Kerry Wood - Chad Cordero - Vlad Putin / Bob Kraft - Pat Riley - Craig Biggio's HBP Record - Tommy Hearns - 646 lbs. Fish

  • Episode Topics: - Kenny Rogers - Venus Williams - Pedro Martinez - PHI Phillies - Lance Armstrong - Gary Sheffield suspension - Roger Federer - Live 8 Concert

  • Episode Topics: - Michelle Wie - Curt Schilling - Larry Brown - Pedro Martinez - NHL Return - HR Derby - MIL Bucks - Running of the Bulls

  • Episode Topics: - Curt Schilling - Michelle Wie - Kenny Rogers - Andruw Jones - Chicago Cubs - Clevland Cavs

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