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Let's Play It Again

Phillipsburg High School and Easton Area High School are going to settle their score once and for all by replaying their inconclusive 1993 rivalry game. It will also fulfill the secret desire of most thirtysomething males living in New Jersey and Pennsylvania factory towns: namely, going back to high school. (ref: see Springsteen, Bruce)

Peyton and Eli Manning will be serving as honorary coaches and Gatorade is sponsoring. There were 10,000 tickets sold in 90 minutes.

At least they had eight weeks to get in shape:

Cerimele has been leading the workouts for the players on both teams, along with members of the Gatorade Sports Science Institute, which designed a training and nutrition program. They have watched many players drop more than 30 pounds in recent weeks. One player was able to stop taking medication for high blood pressure and cholesterol because of the improvements in his health.

I set the myocardial infarction line at +1.5.

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