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The NFL Uber Alles:
We will march on a road of bones

The baseball playoffs won't distract the Good Doctor from a hard-hitting football game, especially one as hard-hitting as Sunday night's Dolphins-Broncos clash.

Updated: October 15, 2002, 1:16 PM ET
By Hunter S. Thompson | Page 2 columnist

Gambling on the National Football League got off to a slow start out here in the Rockies this season, and nobody blamed it on Baseball -- or NASCAR racing either, for that matter, or even the annual Oklahoma-Texas showdown. Not even the L.A. Lakers playing an exhibition game in Oklahoma City could compete with War, Fear and Terrorism on the national stage. The Great American appetite for total War seems to have finally triumphed over its love of Sport and Gambling.

I deplore this, but ...

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