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Mariotti Show Replay: Tuesday, August 12th

Missed part of The Mariotti Show? The Jay Mariotti Podcast for Tuesday, August 12 — Our tribute to Robin Williams, among the most beloved of American entertainers, a genius whose comedic gifts, manic presentation and versatile acting talents hid

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Mariotti Show Replay: Monday, August 11th

Missed part of The Mariotti Show? The Jay Mariotti Podcast for Monday, August 11: Why not a vehicular homicide charge for Tony Stewart, knowing his long history of volatility, road rage and confrontations with drivers and the entire racing

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Vehicular Homicide: Throw Book At Tony Stewart

Tony Stewart murdered a man on a dirt track. There is no other way to describe the horrific scene during a sprint race in upstate New York, where competitive racing flipped the psycho switch to road rage in the

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Memo to Golfing World: Get Out Of Rory’s Way

There was a parting in the dark clouds that allowed a peek of light at dusk, a celestial walkway, if you will, for Rory McIlroy to find even higher ground. Full of bounce and nerve, he wasn’t bothered by

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Paying Athletes Won’t Stop College Corruption

It’s a hiccup disguised as a landmark decision, a few crumbs thrown at athletes who arguably deserve healthier portions of collegiate sport’s multi-billion-dollar greed pie. But even if the best football and basketball players in major programs receive merely

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LeBron, The Reboot: How Many Titles And When?

To build the coveted colossus known as a superteam, organizations usually need so much time, luck, money and deft maneuvering that it rarely happens in American sports. LeBron James Inc. made it happen in about a month. He did

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In ESPN Dramas, Skipper Not Much Of A Captain

A cable subscriber pays $6.04 each month to watch ESPN, whether it’s a diehard fan, an Al Gorithm metrics geek or a little old lady in Pasadena who doesn’t know Yasiel Puig from Miss Piggy. If that charge is

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Mariotti Show Replay: Friday, August 8th

Missed part of The Mariotti Show? The Jay Mariotti Podcast for Friday, August 8 — Why Rory McIlroy, from County Down in Northern Ireland, is positioned to dominate golf for years after impressively overcoming business and romantic storms in

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Praise Durant For Exiting, Not Risking Career

It’s admirable to believe in God, Mom, apple pie and playing basketball for one’s country, but be real here: This is more about globalizing the NBA brand and showcasing the players’ shoe companies than bleeding patriotism. When Paul George’s

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Mariotti Show Replay: Thursday, August 7th

Missed part of The Mariotti Show? The Jay Mariotti Podcast for Thursday, August 7: The Kevin Love deal is done, and LeBron Inc. — he has assembled this roster, please realize — has a superteam that will be scrutinized