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    USA Today Sports
    May 21, 2018 - 12:42 pm
    By JIM HACKETT There’s been no shortage of LeBron legacy chatter around here of late and it’s time to get the full story straight. I’m hearing lots of bits and pieces on-air from show to show that don’t really add it all up. In fairness, LeBron is a complex cocktail and it can be tough to get a...
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    Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports
    May 18, 2018 - 4:01 pm
    By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering if my boy “Dennis the Wheeler-Dealer” is looking for the unemployment line… I hear ‘Laurel.’ No, wait. ‘Yanny.’ No, wait. Is there anything in-between? Launy? Admit it. Sports gambling is fun. And it’s everywhere. Even if you’re anti-gambling, I’ll...
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    Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports
    May 18, 2018 - 10:59 am
    We generally try to change things up here and not pick the same player two weeks in a row, but when J.D. Martinez goes out and hits four home runs in a week, what are we supposed to do? Martinez continues to be one of the hottest hitters in baseball, as he's hit .320 with nine RBIs and a 1.233 OPS...
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    David Butler II/USA Today Sports
    May 11, 2018 - 5:54 pm
    By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering if I can use my Carpal Tunnel syndrome as an excuse for missing deadlines… I’ve held back thoughts regarding the changeover of Yawkey Way to Jersey Street outside of Fenway Park, if only because I wanted the time to sort out and weigh real political...
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    Adam Hunger/USA Today Sports
    May 11, 2018 - 12:10 pm
    Thursday night had the makings of a disaster for the Red Sox. The struggling bullpen blew a 4-0 lead, putting the Red Sox in danger of getting swept by the Yankees. But thankfully for the Red Sox, they have J.D. Martinez swinging the lumber. Martinez led off the top of the eighth with a solo home...
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    Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports
    May 11, 2018 - 10:39 am
    With the Celtics back in the Eastern Conference Finals, let's see how much Celtics playoff history you know. Take the quiz below and enter to win a $50 gift card from Legal Sea Foods !
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    Jamie Rhodes/USA Today Sports
    May 04, 2018 - 6:01 pm
    By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering how Ken and Barbie have managed all these years? With horse racing’s Triple Crown now at hand and the Kentucky Derby going off this weekend, would you be surprised to know that Rhode Island is the 12th-most gambling-addicted state? Massachusetts comes...
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    Stew Milne/USA Today Sports
    April 27, 2018 - 3:58 pm
    By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering if we should throw in some hedges along the Gillette Stadium sideline… The changes coming this week to college basketball? Well, they came alright. Still not entirely certain what Condoleeza Rice’s commission hopes to accomplish, if only because the...
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    Brian Spurlock/USA Today Sports
    April 22, 2018 - 2:06 pm
    By Pete Davidson With the NFL Draft less than a week away, it’s time to get into this year’s crop of skill talent. Today we are ranking quarterbacks, but I will be back in the coming days with the running backs, wide receivers and tight ends. I’ll also be doing more podcasts with my co-host, Jim...
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