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Pointing fingers at NFL and ESPN, and turning thumbs up at Derek Jeter
Pointing fingers at NFL and ESPN, and turning thumbs up at Derek Jeter

Sometimes, we typists look for a column and find several. So today, instead of pontificating, we shall parse. • Is there anything more useless than the NFL's overtime rule? Could its basic idiocy have been showcased any more clearly than last week's Seattle-Denver game? Peyton Manning was Peyton Manning, with the kind of masterful comeback to tie the score that leaves fans wide-eyed and committed to never missing another NFL game. Then, in overtime, they never give him the ball back. Huh? All credit to Russell Wilson and the Seahawks. They did two things perfectly — win the coin flip and drive the ball to the end zone. We watched all this to see a game decided by a...

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