Tony Kornheiser by GoodmanDL

Champion(s):

BarkerC
"We fight for better days."


Runner(s)-Up:

AllenJ
What's a motto you?


Quiz Description

Anthony Irwin Kornheiser, former Washington Post columnist, radio host, and host of ESPN's Pardon the Interruption is a colorful character. And by colorful, we mean Fat, Old, Orange and Bald. His volume of work can be used as a hook for a quiz, so here goes...

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Questions:

A notable Charleston native and Miami Dolphins fan, this man took a few moments out of his successful pop and country music career to record the attached jingle for the mailbag segment of Tony Kornheiser's radio show. Name the singer.

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Darius Rucker

Mr. Tony is a proud alumnus of this University, formerly known as Harpur College, whose Bearcats play basketball in the America East Conference

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SUNY Binghampton

While a teenager, Mr. Tony attended Camp Keeyumah, where he befriended this camp counselor and godlike figure of the Jewish Summer Camp circuit. Name this 1960 Olympian and itinerant Basketball Coach.

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Larry Brown

The title and book cover photo of Tony Korneheiser's column collections book "Bald as I Wanna Be" was a reference to the 1996 autobiography of this future Basketball Hall of Famer, which opens with a description of the author contemplating suicide in the parking lot of the Palace of Auburn Hills.

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Dennis Rodman

In February of 2010, Kornheiser was suspended by ESPN for commenting on an on-air personality's outfit thusly:

She's got on red go-go boots and a catholic school plaid skirt. Way too short for somebody in her 40s or maybe early 50s by now... I mean, I know she's very good, and I'm not supposed to be critical of ESPN people, so I won't ... But

Name this ESPN anchor and cousin of Washington Nationals reliever Drew Storen.

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Hannah Storm

Formerly the voice of Fordham Football and Basketball, he worked for Kornheiser as "Stat Boy" on Pardon the Interruption from 2001-2014, and also hosted ESPN's Around the Horn before leaving to work for Good Morning America. (edited at 1:20 pm, September 13, 2015 (ADT))

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Anthony Joseph Alpaca Farm Answer Reali (edited at 1:13 pm, September 13, 2015 (ADT))

Inspired by the growing juggernaut of the 1991 Redskins, and mocking coach Joe Gibbs' humility - Kornheiser conceived of this vehicle - which would follow the team from town to town picking up more riders such as columnist Norman Chad, Jeanne McManus and "Man About Town" Chip Muldoon. Eventually, Kornheiser rode in an RV inspired by the column series to cover the Redskins appearance in Super Bowl XXVI. Name this vehicle that grew in popularity as the Redskins dominance grew more apparent.

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The Bandwagon

Mr. Tony's fellow 1965 graduate of Hewlett High School on Long Island, this grammy winning pianist and producer is best known for his work on Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart", Air Supply's "Making Love Out of Nothing at all", Celine Dion's cover of "It's All Coming Back to Me Now" and Meat Loaf's "Bat out of Hell."

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Jim Steinman

Based upon the writings and career of Mr. Tony, this sitcom starring Jason Alexander and Malcolm Jamal-Warner aired on CBS in 2004-5 and was canceled after just one season.

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Listen Up!

The music played during into segments on Pardon the Interruption is sampled from what 1994 Pavement Song.

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Cut Your Hair

According to annual Mr. Tony columns, what's Red, White and Blue, and plays golf in May?

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Washington Capitals

Mr. Tony signs off every episode of his radio show with the admonition: "If you're out on your bike tonight, as always, do wear white"

This is taken from an LSD-inspired Rolling Stones song. Name either the song or the 1967 album which it closes out. (edited at 1:14 pm, September 13, 2015 (ADT))

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Something Happened to me Yesterday / Between the Buttons