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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist We already know why they play the game.
The real question is why they still talk about it all week, since the last time a player or coach said anything memorable during the run-up to the Super Bowl was 1999. That's when Falcons cornerback Ray Buchanan and Broncos tight end Shannon Sharpe had this exchange:
''Shannon looks like a horse,'' Buchanan fired first, quickly warming to the task. ''I'll tell you, that's an ugly dude. You can't tell me he doesn't look like Mr. Ed.''
Like those who live in glass houses, people who wear dog collars as a fashion accessory - Buchanan did - probably should not be throwing stones.
''Tell Ray to put the eyeliner, the lipstick and the high heels away,'' Sharpe shot back. ''I'm not saying he's a cross-dresser, but that's just what I heard.''
Now that's what I'm talkin' about!
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