Things got scary, last week, when the director of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am began choking on a cube of cheese at a dinner party. But who should come to the rescue?
Dirty Harry himself.
Clint Eastwood performed the Heimlich maneuver on Steve John.
John said in an Associated Press story that he was unable to breathe but Eastwood was quick to react. “He recognized it immediately and saved my life.”
There’s been much speculation as to what Eastwood could have said afterward, i.e. “made my day,” “do ya feel lucky,” etc.
Rock On prefers the sage advice of the outlaw Josey Wales: “Dyin’ ain’t much of a livin’, boy.”
A poll conducted by Dan Jones & Associates and the Eccles School of Business shows that 92 percent of Utahns believe the state benefited from hosting the Olympics in 2002.
Eighty-two percent support bidding to get the games back.
A hundred percent of French skating judges allegedly prefer the games elsewhere.
The Utah Jazz are conducting an open talent search for acts to use during halftime.
This is good news for Rock On.
Does snorting milk through his nostrils qualify as entertainment?
Visitors to the Sochi Olympics were dismayed to learn some media hotel rooms weren’t finished and didn’t even have doorknobs.
Apparently Russian President Vladimir Putin chalked it up to the country’s “new open door policy.”
Jack Finarelli, of the Sports Curmudgeon, regarding Russia’s unpreparedness for the Sochi Games: “Buried under that avalanche of bad news is a hidden horror for these games: They just invented TEAM FIGURE SKATING.”
American Sage Kostenburg after winning gold in slopestyle: “I kind of do random stuff all the time, never make a plan up.”
That sounds remarkably like Rock On’s mission statement.
Utah State hockey’s Keegan McHenry gave up the game-winning goal last month against Denver, while he chatted with fans near the sideboards.
His Twitter response: “Hey, @espn, looks like I’ll finally get on your show. #NotTop10.”
Shaquille O’Neal recently drove a Zamboni at a New Jersey Devils game.
No word on which one got backed into the storage shed.