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We know he wins Sportswriter of the Year all the time. We know he has some clever ideas from time to time, including that great "I'm in the car behind Lance Armstrong" thing from a couple of weeks ago. But when Sports Illustrated back-pager Rick Reilly mails it in, he's like worst Borscht belt comic ever. A random sampling of this week's selections:

Some people wouldn't believe a baseball player if he said Niagara Falls was wet.

Bottom line: They cheated. Which means their numbers are dirtier than

Oh, and there's an Ann Coulter line. Though, to be fair, is actually dirtier than we thought it would be.

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