Young man's game never grows old

The Zamboni hits the great outdoors with Jamie Allison and Tim Kerr along for the ride.

Updated: December 5, 2003, 12:39 AM ET
By John Buccigross | Special to ESPN.com

I haven't been this excited since the seminal moment of my youth -- Gabe Kaplan's upset 220-yard dash-off win over Robert Conrad on "The Battle of the Network Stars" following a dispute in the relay race. I was an ABC kid all the way and I never thought the buxom Kaplan could take the testosterone-bursting Conrad. I can still see Kaplan in his untucked blue golf shirt gritting his teeth while ABC cameras showed Farrah Fawcett jumping up and down. Before HBO, young American males had Farrah Fawcett ...

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