Now's not a good time to be an athlete's barber. First, Falcons quarterback Michael Vick--who broke his leg shortly after getting a haircut last season--said he wouldn't trim his locks until the Falcons win the Super Bowl. Then Yao Ming vowed that China would make the Olympic quarterfinals: "If we don't, I won't shave for six months as punishment." Chances are, both will have hirsute futures: The Falcons were drubbed by the Ravens 24--0 in their preseason opener, and China lost to Spain by 25 in its first Olympic game.
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Aug. 23, 2004
- Boom Times 86By CHARLES P. PIERCE
Let's go back-back-back through 25 years with ESPN's Chris (Boomer) Berman, whose outsized enthusiasms have stamped his network, sports and television
Tampa's Rookie Shortstop
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