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As he keeps a running diary during Fox's "Celebrity Boxing II," Page 2's Bill Simmons can't help but feel a bit sad for these pathetic pugilists.

Updated: May 31, 2005, 2:12 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2 columnist

Before we get to my running diary from Fox's "Celebrity Boxing II," allow me a quick tangent:

Back in the mid-'80s, "Saturday Night Live" ran a classic sketch called "Jackie Rogers Jr.'s $20,000 Jackpot Wad," a fake game show along the lines of the "The $100,000 Pyramid" (only its host was Jackie, a cross-eyed, albino lounge singer played by Martin Short). One of the "celebrity contestants" in the sketch was Captain Kangaroo (played by Jim Belushi), who was a little down on his luck because ...

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