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NBC SportsTalk: Where will Hamilton, Bourn and Swisher end up?

Dec 13, 2012, 7:34 AM EDT

I was on NBC SportsTalk last night. Talking about where Josh Hamilton, Michael Bourn and Nick Swisher will land — as well as the reason the Yankees keep signing old guys to one-year deals — was fun. But not nearly as fun as dropping a “Pina Colada Song” analogy on Eric.

And speaking of that, why wasn’t Rupert Holmes allowed to play that 12/12/12 concert last night? Every other old act in history was there. Even Billy Joel, who is the Rush of New York New Jersey singers.

Oh well. The Who were cool. Roger Daltrey (a) dropped the F-bomb in “Who are You”; and (b) looked a lot like late period Ric Flair. And neither of those things are criticisms.

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  1. volcom2143 - Dec 13, 2012 at 7:53 AM

    Your a shiny head pumpkin

    • Shiny Head Pumpkin - Dec 13, 2012 at 8:15 AM

      You’ve insulted me. Take it back!

  2. proudlycanadian - Dec 13, 2012 at 8:01 AM

    Who is Rupert Holmes?

    • proudlycanadian - Dec 13, 2012 at 11:20 AM

      That was a serious question. I have never heard of him.

  3. dodger88 - Dec 13, 2012 at 8:45 AM

    “Billy Joel, who is the Rush of New York New Jersey singers.”

    Billy Joel is a musical genius, has a banner hanging from the rafters at MSG and is the only artist to have played old Yankee Stadium, Shea, MSG and the old Meadowlands. Inner-circle Hall of Famer, Class of ’99.

  4. jarathen - Dec 13, 2012 at 9:59 AM

    I didn’t even know there was a concert until my Twitter feed exploded about it.

    • lostsok - Dec 13, 2012 at 10:34 AM

      The Who KILLED it.

  5. somekat - Dec 13, 2012 at 10:47 AM

    I don’t know that I’ve ever watched a segment and gathered less information. Impressive sir

  6. charminultra - Dec 13, 2012 at 10:55 AM

    Craig, what’s with all the hate for Rush?

    • cur68 - Dec 13, 2012 at 11:16 AM

      Some men just want to watch the world burn.

      • historiophiliac - Dec 13, 2012 at 11:26 PM

        We didn’t start the fire.

  7. dizoakiusmaximus - Dec 13, 2012 at 12:37 PM

    Why was Kanye wearing a skirt?

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