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`SNL' Comics Attempt To Talk Sports

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 17:21 GMT

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Saturday Night Live comics Will Forte and Jason Sudeikis are ready to talk sports – well, sort of.

The duo will host SNL Presents: Sports All-Stars this Sunday (Jan. 31) on NBC, a special featuring the best sports- themed sketches from SNL history.

They’ll be rolling the clips as Stink & Twinkle, SNL’s crazy ESPN sports commentators they made up as a joke one day while watching football together.

It’s as close to the sports action as Forte can get, since he rarely mimics athletes in SNL skits.

He remembers putting on a track suit as Bruce Jenner once, but he didn’t have any lines.

For Sudeikis, his favorite sports-themed portrayal was the time he dressed up as tough, hothead basketball coach Bobby Knight.

He got to wear a red sweater and “yell a lot” at his co-stars but laments, “I didn’t get to throw a chair or anything.”