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(LISTEN) Audio Of Sport Host Crushing Rick Pitino!

CBS RADIO Sports WBZ-F BOSTON’s morning team TOUCHER and RICH are making news on the sports page with their “shortest interview ever” with UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE basketball coach RICK PITINO on THURSDAY.

The entirety of the interview consisted of this:

TOUCHER : We are joined by RICK PITINO, former coach of the CELTICS, current coach of the LOUISVILLE CARDINALS who won the national championship. RICK PITINO, hello!

PITINO: Morning, guys.

FRED: You stink. You ruined the CELTICS. (hangs up)

Hear it here!

What do you think? Classless or hilarious?


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ESPN’s Ryen Russillo and WEEI’s John Dennis Nearly Got in a Fight at the ESPN Super Bowl Party

What a couple of self important cheeseballs.

At ESPN’s Super Bowl party last night in Indianapolis, apparently Massachusetts boys Ryen Russillo (ESPN) and John Dennis (WEEI) nearly started the fight they should have had seven years ago.

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The 2005 backstory: Allegedly, Russillo was at a party in Boston and is rumored to have hit on a female.This female was the daughter of John Dennis. Naturally, Dennis wasn’t too thrilled – it’s unknown what else Russillo may have said – but he ended up leaving Russillo an expletive-filled voicemail (listen here).

You can read more about the incidenthere and here.

According to someone who was at the ESPN party Friday night, the two ran into each other again, words were exchanged, and they nearly came to blows...

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Are The Lions Really Super Bowl Contenders?

Lions09BasicSmall According to Chad Millman (no clue who he is) the Detroit Lions are now 10-1 odds to win the Super Bowl in 2012 in Indianapolis.  I’m not sure I am buying that kind of success just yet, but I think we will all be forced to reevaluate our attitudes about the Lions before the 2011 season is over.

There are many reason why I don’t think the Lions are actual Super Bowl contenders just yet.  I think Stafford is still really young and will likely make some more mistakes as he grows into one of the NFL’s elite QB’s.  Yes, I do think he has the intangibles to blow past the Tony Romo’s of the world in the pecking order, I doubt he will plateau as Romo has for Dallas...

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