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1994 re-loaded


So here’s something truly weird. I’m sitting in my hotel in Mississippi, flipping channels, and I stumble upon “Re-Loaded,” a Fox show about the 1994 year in sports. The images come fast and hard, and I’m thinking, “Man what a load of cra—.”

And then, I’m on the show, talking about O.J. Simpson.


But not as weird as the bubble boy’s father. Or as weird as the fact that, today, I spent time in Newark, N.J. and Jackson, Miss. Just try and pick two more heinous cities. Just try …