Glass City Open 2005
The kickoff party for the
The Glass City Open
is a homecoming for older
and newer pool friends and foes. The festivities preceding the player's meeting includes
a match between Waseon, Ohio's Landon Zunk, who is severely disabled because of
bad crash last year, and (The Scorpion)
Archer. Though he
and has trouble reaching his long shot, Landon pockets the 9-ball
beating the champ. Anybody can win. CBS-11's
journalism and photo journalism
Rychnovsky is a busy
man producing a memorable
youngster's setbacks, challenges and accomplishments.
unbelievably mesmerizing routine where he sets a
score-and-a-half of balls into continuous motion like a Rube
Goldberg infinity machine--
all balls rolling and
banking at one
clashing, is a wondrous sight to behold.
(yes, she is a
shoestring relation to Willie) and
John Macias discuss his upcoming sports magazine profile.
magical, sleight-of-hand card tricks are so
hot that his billfold unbelievably bursts into flames.
along with just about every pool player
in the house is happy to see the return to the game
of pool's legendary (King James)
Rempe thinks that the newly
cameras, which are situated beneath the rails, is
giving us a superb look at the action and
interaction of the balls. With slow-motion
replays, we can now see the micro-views
of just how the cue-ball spins, how the ball it
hits reacts, and just how a drawn cue-ball flows.
"Pool on television will be more popular than golf,"
Jim says. "Its the cheapest
game to play. People like balls."
When George Carlin was in town recently he
said, "If I ever open up a pool hall I will
Quit Breaking My Balls."
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