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Columnist Taken Aback By Armstrong’s Risqué Joke At ESPYs
Published July 18, 2006
|Armstrong Points Out “Brokeback
Mountain” Actor In ESPY Monologue
MORE REVIEWS: In Allentown, Keith Groller writes under the header, “ESPYs Lacked Punch, But Got The Awards Right.” Armstrong was “somewhat stiff in delivering his monologue,” and ESPN, as it “does all too often, [aired] too many clips, too many highlights of the nominees, too many reaction shots of LeBron James” (MORNING CALL, 7/18). However, ABCNEWS.com’s Alexa Pozniak wrote, “I dread most award shows. ... [But] I have found the exception: ESPN’s ESPY Awards”