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Kenny Mayne

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Moderator1, Aug 26, 2006.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    I'm trying to watch the Travers here.

    I haven't paid much attention to Mayne in a while.

    Does the guy have a cutesy, wise guy line for everything? It really gets old because most of them just aren't funny.
    Don't know why I never noticed this before. Just happened to jump at me today. Is this new for him because I always thought he was one of the good ones?
  2. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Working that gig, he's probably pissed and taking it out on the viewers.
  3. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

    I'm just sick of his insurance commercials.
  4. Chef

    Chef Active Member


    Thought he was damn good on SportsCenter, though.

    On a side note, (speaking of ESPNites), if you have seen the movie Benchwarmers, you will never look at Sean Salsbury the same again.
  5. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Those insurance commercials are pathetic.

    And Moddy, it's probably the same schtick he's always done. Many think its brilliant. In its right place, his stuff can be funny.

    But like you, I find Mayne annoying as hell when his schtick isn't given proper context and a live sporting event definitely qualifies.
  6. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    His (alleged) line about Stuart Scott earns him a 10-year exemption in my book.
  7. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Share that line, please. I need to like the guy again.
  8. JBHawkEye

    JBHawkEye Active Member

    You mean, I'll hate him even more.
  9. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    Someone posted on the SportsJournalists.com style thread that the reason Mayne got busted down was that he referred to something/someone as being "lazier than Stuart Scott's eye."

    Someone confirm, please?

  10. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    I heard the line was, to the effect, something being lazier than Stuart Scott's eye.
  11. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    If true, then your earlier post is dead on.

    Still, Kenny, give the comedy schtick a rest now and then.

    Bernardini won the Travers, by the way, about a million lengths ahead at the end.
  12. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    Who beat? ;D
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