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Emrick, Olczyk work overtime on video game

Doc Emrick doesn’t get particularly tired calling hockey games, even ones that go into overtime. But NBC’s Stanley Cup Final play-by-play man met his match recently when he and partner Ed Olczyk provided the voices for EA Sports’ “NHL 15’’ video game, which will be released this fall.

“I had not been so mentally tired before,’’ Emrick said of the experience, which took Olczyk and him 150 hours...

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Frank Caliendo does Jon Gruden's QB Camp

Frank Caliendo

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Outstanding. Simply outstanding work here by Frank Caliendo . . . and Jon Gruden.

No real need for any of my commentary on this genius piece of video from ESPN.

Just watch the video embedded below.



(Newsday's mobile users can click the link above to watch)...

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Buy Michael Jordan's house

Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan in uniform in

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Got a few million bucks laying around -- for the down payment, that is -- for some sports memorabilia?

How about Michael Jordan's home in Highland Park, Ill. It's 56,000 square feet with an infinity pool, PGA-style putting green, a whole bunch of other impressive displays of wealth and, yes, a basketball complex. (Hint: it's not a hoop in the driveway.)

The auction begins Nov. 22, 2013....

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