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Kentucky head coach John Calipari (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: More Than Enough Madness

With March Madness set to captivate the country, Boomer and Craig got things started Thursday morning with the upcoming action on the hardwood.


Ndamukong Suh (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Silverman: Jets, Bills, Dolphins Have Each Taken Major Strides In Quest To Overtake Patriots

While we are still in the middle of March and have not thrown the NFL Draft into the equation yet, the difference between the Patriots and their division rivals is quite a bit less than it was at the end of last season.


Arnold Palmer speaks to the media during the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented By MasterCard at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge on March 18, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Liguori: Truly Timeless Arnold Palmer Holds Court At Invitational

He’s 85 years old and as sharp as can be. One of the most charismatic personalities in sports history, the legendary Arnold Palmer, is still going strong.


Fans hold signs for Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks during a game against the Sacramento Kings on February 15, 2012 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Cinderella Stories: 5 Athletes Who Took N.Y. For A Ride

We’re all suckers for the Cinderella story. The underdog, the unknown athlete who comes out of nowhere and rises to the occasion.


Islanders head coach Jack Capuano (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Hitting A Wall Was Inevitable, But It’s Time For Them To Grow Up

The Islanders have looked pretty good this season, the last couple of weeks notwithstanding. Lately, it’s been more of a rough go.


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Hartnett: What Controversy? Lundqvist Gives Rangers Best Shot At Winning Cup

Just like an old Western where one man stays and the other gets out of Dodge, this town isn’t big enough for two top goaltenders.


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Lichtenstein: Everyone Out Of The Pool! We’re Enabling NCAA’s Shady System

After 30-plus years, I have decided to buck tradition. I no longer need to beware the Ides of March, for this year I will not be joining an NCAA Tournament pool.


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Sweeny: Pete Rose Should Be In The Hall, But Still Banned From Baseball

Rose the player belongs in the Hall. Rose the gambler belongs banned from baseball. They should not be tied hand in hand.


David Wright #5 of the New York Mets looks on before the game at Tradition Field on March 6, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Palladino: Zack Wheeler Is Replaceable, But David Wright Isn’t

There are bad breaks, and then there are bad breaks. Some just make it harder to win. Others destroy teams.



Boomer & Carton Podcast And MOTD: March 18, 2015

You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from today’s (3/18) edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience.


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Boomer & Carton: Al Dukes Runs Things Around Here, Or Does He?

During this revealing segment, we got the real story behind Al Dukes’ “assistant program director” title, and Al also revealed something to Boomer that is going to require a one-on-one chat with the Blonde Bomber himself.


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Boomer & Carton: Paging Dr. Dukes, Paging Dr. Al Dukes

Just before 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, Al Dukes was asked to imagine a scenario in which instead of being a middle-aged, bald radio producer. he was a middle-aged, bald doctor.


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Boomer & Carton: Brackets, Emotions And An Update

After a discussion about filling out NCAA brackets got poor Craig feeling confused, unappreciated and eventually angry, Jerry Recco was called upon to deliver one of his informative and entertaining updates.


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Boomer & Carton: And Away We Go! Away We Go…

Boomer & Craig collectively tried to make sense of the extensive coverage that Chris Borland has received while getting this Wednesday edition of the Morning Extravaganza rolling.