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Thursday, November 16, 2006

Emmitt Smith Dances His Way to Another Title

Not complacent after dancing into the end zone for a Hall of Fame career and three Super Bowl rings, former Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith last night won ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" contest.
Last season's token athlete, former San Francisco 49er Jerry Rice, made it all the way to the final two, but in the end sanity prevailed and viewers voted to award the trophy to Jessica Simpson's former brother-in-law, Drew Lachey of boy band 98 Degrees.

This time around, however, the sports hero won after 10 grueling weeks of competition though he was not the better dancer of the final two. Mario Lopez was -- though not by as much as you'd think.
I saw the show last night and have to admit that Emmitt has enough charisma to win over just about any crowd he chooses. He is hot stuff, even with that tacky arm band that would have looked more in place at a shooting gallery. I guess I missed the best part, though:
Best moment of the show came when Sara Evans -- Tom DeLay's candidate of choice, who left the show abruptly when she filed for divorce, claiming her husband had cheated on her with the nanny, watched porn in front of the kid and stockpiled nude snaps of his excited self -- came out, dancing and prancing in a cowboy hat, cowboy boots, low-cut top and very short blue-fringy skirt to "These Boots Are Made for Walking":