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- Leonard Shapiro Sports columnist, The Washington Post; and author of "The Great Book of Washington DC Sports Lists (Running Press)
- Andy Pollin Host, The Sports Reporters, Sports Talk 980; Co-Author, "The Great Book of Washington, D.C. Sports Lists" (Running Press)
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