Vitale throws up an airball with Hooters ad

Vitalehooters Tonight is the NCAA men’s basketball championship game, but at least one person is unwelcome at the festivities: Hooters girl Sara Hoots (apparently her real name), shown here with Dick Vitale in a Final Four program ad that was pulled for allegedly being too racy. Possibly the NCAA didn’t want to give the impression that Vitale enjoys the company of attractive women. As it is, the ad looks like a rejected Photoshop job to me. If she’d been sitting in his lap or something, then we’d have at least some grounds to pull the ad. As it is, they’re overreacting. If the Catholic Church can tolerate Hooters, then so can the NCAA. Also: Here’s a Hooters TV spot with Dickie V.

—Posted by David Kiefaber