Every year ESPN drags out the three-hour press release that is the ESPYs and every year we post the above video of Norm Macdonald's monologue from the 1998 ESPYs. This was the sixth annual ESPY awards, which means it took a scant six years for the ESPYs to become as self-serious and pathetic as the Oscars have always been. Anyway, Norm's jokes here don't exactly stand the test of time (there are Hideki Irabu jokes in here). The real gold is in the crowd shots, the best of which we have noted below:
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