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INDIANAPOLIS -- Whenever the big, traditional sporting events pop up on the living room TV, from the Kentucky Derby to the Masters to those midweek midafternoon "WTH are they doing?" Olympic events, everyone loves that one guy in the room who is suddenly the expert on that sport, even though no one in the room has watched that event since the last time it was on, one or four years earlier.

Like, when Uncle Earl, who has never left his hometown, is suddenly throwing out gems like, "Well, I knew that guy from Belarus wasn't going to make it into the 10-meter springboard finals because his splash was too big.