Some people who have known Bayless personally for decades don’t recognize the guy on the air, at all. But the 62-year-old Bayless insists it’s not an act. There’s also a funny little tidbit about Bayless’ Friday-night routine with girlfriend Ernestine Sclafani:
She lives in Manhattan, and he’s mostly in Connecticut. They reunite on weekends, and on Fridays, they’ll watch a week’s worth of Jeopardy! episodes — “He competes with me,” Sclafani says — before catching a movie.
Nothing wrong with that. And picking up on the format of this couple’s time-shift favorite, we have one more observation to share about the WaPo piece. Think of it as our version of Quotables for 400; to the answer Stephen A. Smith, FishbowlNY says – “Who has the funniest quote in the whole article?”