John Rooke

NTS Shows/Hosts/Authors Recent Content Multiple Columns

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    Antonio Brown
    Jasen Vinlove/USA Today Sports
    September 20, 2019 - 2:44 pm
    Thinking out loud…while wondering whatever happened to Peter Frampton… Two thoughts from the late T. Boone Pickens, a business magnate, oil tycoon and huge Oklahoma State booster who passed away a couple of weeks ago, that ring true and seem especially appropriate today: 1) “A good work ethic is...
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    Antonio Brown
    Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports
    September 14, 2019 - 12:13 am
    Thinking out loud…while wondering whatever happened to Ryan Mallett… Friday the 13th AND a full moon? First time since 2000 for the two to be in sync. Hope you survived – and it won’t happen again for 30 years, in 2049. Time to start howling. So, Antonio Brown? Not even sure where to begin at this...
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    Stew Milne/USA Today Sports
    September 06, 2019 - 5:55 pm
    Thinking out loud…while wondering whatever happened to Butch Patrick? One thing is certain – there’s a Friday night in Kingston, Rhode Island coming up in the not-too-distant future that will be one wild ride. And for a 7th straight year, national eyes will be privy to the Ocean State version of...
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    Stew Milne/USA Today Sports
    September 05, 2019 - 1:32 pm
    The march toward March is back on, for Providence. After failing to reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time in six years last season, the Friars now know the road(s) they must travel in order to return to the Big Dance in 2020. The Big East Conference schedule has been finalized and features a...
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    Troy Taormina/USA Today Sports
    August 30, 2019 - 2:45 pm
    Thinking out loud…while wondering about what the next, new corporate logo will be to appear on pro uniforms… Andrew Luck was booed by his own fans in Indianapolis last weekend when word of his retirement leaked out through social media. How many of those “fans” will never admit to that now? All of...
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    Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports
    August 23, 2019 - 2:10 pm
    Thinking out loud…while wondering about pie.Yup, pie. A shortfall in projected annual gambling revenue for the Ocean State? Maybe not for long. Our buddy Dan McGowan at the Boston Globe reported this week mobile sports betting should start in Rhode Island just in time for the NFL regular season. No...
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    Joseph Maiorana/USA Today Sports
    August 16, 2019 - 10:36 pm
    Thinking out loud…while wondering whatever happened to those wunderkinds from Cranston Western… THE dumbest proclamation of THE week came from Ohio State, or rather, THE Ohio State University. THE school applied for a trademark to THE word “THE” last week, so that it must be used whenever...
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    Providence coach Ed Cooley
    Steven Branscombe/USA Today Sports
    August 09, 2019 - 1:47 pm
    Thinking out loud…while wondering whatever happened to Raymond DeLeo… For my money, the game of basketball – especially on the international level – changed forever when the former Soviet Union “defeated” the United States at the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany. Those Olympics are primarily...
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    Patriots wide receiver NKeal Harry
    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    August 02, 2019 - 6:50 pm
    Thinking Out Loud 8/02/19 Thinking out loud…while wondering if LeBron James should be a candidate for Father of the Year… Tweet of the Week, from @FieldYates: “We’ve made it. There is now a pro or college football game every week all through the Super Bowl. Let’s go.” So, let’s do as the man says...
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    New England Patriots
    WEEI
    July 26, 2019 - 2:10 pm
    Thinking out loud…while wondering whatever happened to Michael Bishop? Pats camp opened this week, thousands of fans show up on the practice field at Gillette, defending Super Bowl champs and all – and all anyone wants to talk about is Danny Etling moving to wide receiver? C’mon man. Then again,...
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