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Cadillac Williams wins rookie of the year honor

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The time and place will be forever sealed in the collective memory of my fantasy football league. I’m at Sherwin’s. The nachos and salsa are flying. I had the first overall pick and I had already screwed up by taking Peyton Manning over LT. I figured it was a lot easier to get a top back in the second round then a top QB. The end of the second round approached, with me slated to pick the best back on…

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‘Like A Hurricane’ rude to Saints, Bucs fan says

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Bucs fan Bob Corry, 51, seethed in the stands Sunday as the Tampa Bay Buccaneer cheerleaders danced. It was not the dancing but the choice of music — the Scorpions’ 1984 anthem Rock You Like A Hurricane — that angered him. The Bucs opponent was the New Orleans Saints, a team still homeless from Hurricane Katrina. Bucs spokewsman Jeff Kamis said the song has been in the cheerleaders’ routine all season and did not intend to offend.

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Flash: FSU’s A.J. Nicholson suspended from Orange Bowl

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Florida State’s leading tackler, linebacker A.J. Nicholson, was suspended by the team and questioned by police Thursday after a 19-year-old woman accused him of sexually assaulting her. I love my alma mater, but I just don’t know how many more Criminole incidents I can take.

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Isn’t the whole Tony Dungy affair beginning to creep you out?

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Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy rejoined his team Thursday, a week after his oldest son’s death of an apparent suicide. Dungy is expected to be on the sideline Sunday when the Colts (13-2) host Arizona in the regular-season finale. This story has bothered me from day one, especially because I have two teenage siblings, which makes me think, probably foolishly, that I understand how difficult it is for kids to grow up in this day and age. But to see…

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