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Kevin Ware’s gruesome injury has ironically made him an instant celebrity. Article after article has been written, images have been played on every major media outlet, and even Adidas will profit from Ware inspired shirts.
Last night Kevin made an appearance on the David Letterman Show where he briefly spoke with the late night legend, and presented the top ten thoughts of what was going through mind when he broke his leg. Here’s the list:
10. What was that loud cracking sound?
9. I hope this doesn’t leave a bruise.
8. Hey, look—my tibia!
6. Did it go in?
5. Oh, boy… hospital food!
4. Tape it up, coach, I’m staying in.
3. They fired Leno?
2. Heat, then ice, or ice, then heat?
1. At least my bracket’s not busted.
I think the list was comically clever, and of course the fact that Ware is presenting it himself makes it all the better.
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I’m not usually a fan of David Letterman’s “top 10″ skit, simply because most of the time it’s not very funny, but Kevin Ware did a pretty good job last night. Check it out:
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Talk about turning lemons into lemon-aid. Louisville Cardinals basketball player Kevin Ware did not run and hide when he suffered perhaps the nastiest sports injury in recent memory.
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Continuing to be the face and most compelling story of the 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware hit the big time on Thursday night by delivering the Top 10 list on the “Late Show with David Letterman.”
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Kevin Ware‘s injury has officially progressed to the laughter stage.
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Louisville Cardinals sophomore guard Kevin Ware has been an absolute champ with the way he has handled himself and the media following his horrific injury in the Duke game last Sunday.
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It seems like each day this week I’ve found myself saying how surprised I am at how big of a national story the Kevin Ware injury has been. That trend continues this morning as we’re all talking about Kevin’s appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman.
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Last night, Kevin Ware appeared on the Late Show to do David Letterman's Top 10 list. Ware has certainly been getting a ton of media attention since his horrific leg injury last weekend. I honestly knew nothing about him before, and I have to say, he is an amazing young man. The way his teammates and coaches have supported him fully and without hesitation speaks to the kind of...
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After suffering one of the worst sports injuries in awhile, Louisville's Kevin Ware has gone through numerous surgeries and received well-wishes from around the world.
Last night, Ware made a special guest appearance on the "Late Show with David Letterman" to count down the usual "Top 10" list.
The topic, "Top Ten Things Going On In Kevin Ware's Head":
Kevin Ware is turning lemons into lemonade. After suffering a horrid injury during Louisville’s elite 8 game against Duke on Sunday, Ware has become a media darling. Displaying a positive attitude and sense of humor, that landed him on “The Late Show with David Letterman” running down the top 10 list. Check it out:
10. What was that loud cracking sound?
9. I hope this doesn’t...
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Kevin Ware of the Louisville Cardinal’s basketball team, broke his leg in one of the most horrific sports injuries ever. So what do you do? Put out a top 10 list of course.
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