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Paul Mecurio

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How a Fool Tried to Play It Cool With Paul McCartney

(13) Comments | Posted July 22, 2013 | 2:06 PM

In July 1957, Paul McCartney met John Lennon, changing the course of music history. Fifty-six years later, in June 2013, Paul McCartney met another man (me) and agreed to do his podcast. Not quite as historical for the world but it was for me.


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All Hail the Felonious Ex-Con -- Michael Vick

(7) Comments | Posted August 22, 2009 | 5:27 PM

Dogs everywhere are breathing a sigh of relief. Now that he is out of jail Michael Vick has something to occupy his dog-torturing time -- football.

Many are outraged that the Philadelphia Eagles signed him. What do you expect? Teams want talent. I think at one point...

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The Secret Lives of Football Referees? (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2009 | 3:36 PM

Many professionals have a special room where they go to recharge their batteries and gain some insight. The priest has his confessional. The degenerate has his peep show. The corporate mogul also has HIS peep show, but a more expensive peep show. And the football ref has the replay booth....

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Unearthed Film Footage From Secret Sports Summit Reveals How Race and Sports Play Out (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted August 14, 2009 | 3:25 PM

Some say big-time sports is just a money-grubbing enterprise designed to suck the life - and life savings - out of the average fan. It is, but it's so much more. It's also the way society tests its tolerance for rampant drug abuse and deviant sexual behavior. Not to mention...

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Ringside With Boxing's Premier Analyst Jim Lampley (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted August 12, 2009 | 1:16 PM

I had an exclusive interview with boxing's premier analyst, Jim Lampley, before the Pacquiao vs. Hatton World Light Welterweight Championship fight in Las Vegas. A candid conversation, Jim revealed some of the boxing world's secrets, shared his impersonations of Larry Merchant and Harold Lederman and we even got him to...

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One-On-One with Ring Announcer Michael Buffer

(3) Comments | Posted August 1, 2009 | 9:49 AM

So I covered the World Light Welterweight Championship Fight between Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton in Vegas. Ok, I was at the strip clubs most of the time. But I found out there's a lot that goes in to watching a guy beat the crap out of another guy....

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Behind the Scenes at the World Light Welterweight Championship

(0) Comments | Posted July 31, 2009 | 11:20 AM

As former Wall Street Lawyer and Investment banker turned comedian if anyone can give good, solid career advice, it's me. In this down economy you may be looking for work. Well, where do you see yourself in five years? If your answer is drooling while in a permanent state...

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