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It’s Friday the 13th! Spoooooky. This trbute to Andrew Luck is pretty corny. No, it’s cool. Concussions are cool. SEC Football is so messed up. SCOREBOARD MLB Oakland 8, Minnesota 2 – The Twins appear ready for the offseason. Cleveland 14, Chicago 3 – Chicago too. Cleveland 3, Chicago 1 (Today) – At least they didn’t give up a touchdown, right?
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