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Duke-Syracuse: ESPN’s Game Day Canceled

ESPN backed off after Jim Boeheim’s tragic Wednesday accident

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Syracuse v Duke
DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - JANUARY 14: Jalen Carey #5 of the Syracuse Orange drives against Jordan Goldwire #14 of the Duke Blue Devils during the first half of their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on January 14, 2019 in Durham, North Carolina.
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In light of Jim Boeheim’s tragic accident Wednesday, ESPN has decided to pull Game Day from the Duke-Syracuse game.

It’s eminently reasonable. The game will be played of course, but under difficult circumstances. It would be wildly inappropriate to have what amounts to a party after a major public figure was involved an accidental death.

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