Roasts have had ties with sports before
Charlie Sheen is back, too.
Shortly after his former show airs Monday, Comedy Central's pretaped roast of Sheen hits TV.
And it's not without its sports connection; ex-boxer/sudden comedy star Mike Tyson is among the roasters.
Thing is, sports and roasts have quite a history ...
THE DEAN MARTIN CONNECTION
The event's TV godfather, Dino, loved skewering athletes on his 1970s and 1980s "Dean Martin Celebrity Roast" series.
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