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Thursday, November 22, 2012

Morning Joe: Mitch Albom: I didn’t mention Nate Silver at all…(Video)

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Repoz Posted: November 22, 2012 at 09:14 AM | 13 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Jorge Luis Bourjos (Walewander) Posted: November 22, 2012 at 10:33 AM (#4307984)
Mike Barnicle says hello!
   2. Lassus Posted: November 22, 2012 at 10:42 AM (#4307986)
I watched the whole thing and I am disappointed Albom does not talk about Aaron Heilman.
   3. Hysterical & Useless Posted: November 22, 2012 at 10:59 AM (#4307991)
A waste of 5 minutes; brief synopsis:
1) the "novel" he's plugging: the point of Time is not to count it, but to Make It Count
2) "we" saw Miguel Cabrera "deliver in the clutch" and Create an Aura around his team (Huh? Was he playing for the Yankees this year?); the MVP is not about [a bunch of made-up numbers nobody has EVER cited to make the case for Trout], it's about....what "we" saw
   4. Yastrzemski in left. Posted: November 22, 2012 at 12:16 PM (#4308019)
I thought Aura was half a stripper team in Pawtucket?
   5. Voros McCracken of Pinkus Posted: November 22, 2012 at 01:45 PM (#4308058)
the point of Time is not to count it, but to Make It Count

Ah, a modern day Lao Tzu.
   6. Tripon Posted: November 22, 2012 at 01:58 PM (#4308064)
I know people complain about Bill Plaschke, T.J. Simers and the like, but at least they're still sports journalists, and are still active in the area.

Mitch Albom? He's just an ####### that moved on to other areas and just pretends he's still a sports journalist. Why the heck are we paying attention to this fool?
   7. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: November 22, 2012 at 03:01 PM (#4308082)
Mitch Albom? He's just an ####### that moved on to other areas and just pretends he's still a sports journalist. Why the heck are we paying attention to this fool?

well, I was talking to him and his friends Jason Richardson and Mateen Cleaves at the Michigan State game and...

wait..what??
   8. Bruce Chen's Huge Panamanian Robot Posted: November 22, 2012 at 04:12 PM (#4308118)
Mitch Albom is an insufferable moron.
   9. The District Attorney Posted: November 22, 2012 at 04:17 PM (#4308122)
Why the heck are we paying attention to this fool?
His telegenic charisma?
   10. Jim (jimmuscomp) Posted: November 22, 2012 at 06:17 PM (#4308153)
Mitch Albom is an insufferable moron.


Agreed.
   11. Jonathan Gaston Sees You When You're Sleeping Posted: November 22, 2012 at 09:53 PM (#4308179)
Bill Plaschke ... they're still sports journalists


You can't prove this.
   12. G.W.O. Posted: November 23, 2012 at 06:27 PM (#4308472)
"Five moronic arguments you meet in heaven"
   13. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: November 23, 2012 at 08:56 PM (#4308512)
I wish that geek would stop trying to use numbers to tell me how many people I'm going to meet in heaven. He should get out of his mom's basement.

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