The Kickoff

February 04, 2006

Good morning -- South Carroll High -- Who do you root for today when UConn's Josh Boone plays Indiana's Marshall Strickland on national TV?

Question of the day


Which Winter Olympics sport is your favorite?

Selected responses to today's question will be printed Monday on The Kickoff page. Please e-mail your answer (about 25 words) to by 3 p.m. tomorrow. Include your name, address and a daytime telephone number for verification purposes.


"I like the sound of it. It's a combination of two of my favorite places, Toronto and Reno. Turin, though, what's that? A soup bowl?"

Mike Downey

Chicago Tribune columnist, on Torino, the Italian spelling of the site for the Winter Olympics

"Obviously, she's not playing Old Maid."

Bill Littlejohn

Seattle Times reader, after Maria Sharapova left a party to go watch Andy Roddick play cards at an exclusive casino, fueling speculation of a budding tennis romance

"We had Koufax, Drysdale, Sutton and what's-his-name. I was what's-his-name."

Joe Moeller

Ex-Dodger, on the team's 1966 starting rotation

[ From wire and Web reports]

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