Could it be true? Had Portland's right-wing radio king shed years (and put down the steak fork at El Gaucho) for a chance to hurl the Ducks to glory?
Alas, a closer look revealed the spear-chucking Lars is a Laursen, a towheaded Danish import highly regarded in track-and-field circles. But to avoid future mix-ups, we assembled this handy guide to keep your Larses straight.
|LARS LARSON Syndicated talk show host||LARS LAURSEN University of Oregon javelin star|
|Vancouver, Wash.||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Right-wing invective.||Five-foot aluminum/carbon shaft.|
|Winning Emmy Awards.||Second place, 2004 Danish Championships.|
|Not as powerful as Tom Potter.||Didn't win first place in 2004 Danish championships.|
|Oregon taken over by gay Hispanic terrorists.||Javelin replaces curling as least cared-about sport.|
|Gun control.||Shot put.|