Troy Aikman and Joe Buck starred in a Fox Sports telenovela that was a little weird

August 25, 2014
Lightning strikes somewhere in North Texas on Thursday night. AT&T Stadium -- with the Final Four -- is in Arlington. (Tom Fox / AP) A world with no football might start this way.  (Tom Fox / AP)

Fox Sports aired a little promo ad Sunday during the San Francisco 49ers-San Diego Chargers game and, well, it was a little weird.

Which isn’t to say it wasn’t wonderful.

Because it kind of was, what with Joe Buck’s pencil mustache and Troy Aikman’s “Miami Vice” look (and, of course, the white horse) and the whole “A World with No Football?” telenovela theme.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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