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Boomer & Carton: Jerry’s Monday Morning Contribution

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After discussing Sunday’s Daytona 500 — which featured a lengthy delay before Dale Earnhardt Jr. captured his second career victory at the historic race track — Jerry Recco got his update started with an historic moment which took place in Los Angeles Sunday night when Jason Collins, who signed a 10-day contract with Brooklyn, made his highly anticipated return to the NBA.

Collins’ return made him the first openly gay athlete to compete in any of the four major sports (NBA, NFL, MLB & NHL).  A footnote to the story if you will, the Nets beat the Lakers 108-102 and will take on the Trail Blazers in Portland Wednesday night.

Plus, the Yankees sign Brett Gardner to a contract extension, Ike Davis may or may not have or had an oblique problem, Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim gets ejected during a loss to Duke on Saturday, San Diego State running back Adam Meuma leaves the NFL Combine early because ‘god’ told him to do so and Craig lays out the dangers of the dreaded jumping cactus…