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Oh, my, he was great

By RICK CLEVELAND,

Sports broadcaster extraordinaire Dick Enberg died during the Christmas holidays – December 21 to be exact – at the age of 82. He brought so much joy to my life, his passing shouldn’t go without comment.

So, of course, my first comment: “Dick Enberg, is gone. Oh my!”

Plenty of opinions

By RICK CLEVELAND,

Let’s try another opinions column in the old Twitter-style, 140 characters at a time...

• NY Giants coach Ben McAdoo is a doofus. Should have been fired yesterday. #PeterPrinciplewins again.

• Just go ahead and give Alvin Kamara NFL Rookie of the Year. Guy is insanely terrific. #somuchfuntowatch

One wag’s opinion

By RICK CLEVELAND,

One wag’s opinion on a number of subjects:

• Not to belittle Mississippi State’s monumental effort in a heart-wrenching, 31-24 defeat to No. 1-ranked Alabama last Saturday night, but the Crimson Tide has some serious issues at linebacker. If not solved, Alabama will have a difficult time even making the college football playoffs.

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