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07-07-2011, 11:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Ollie Weeks View Post
Brooks tends to jump to conclusions far sooner than I'd like, using facts sprinkled ever so slightly with his own opinions and speculation. Take the Richards saga, Brooks was guaranteeing at various times throughout June and early July that he was and was not headed to New York. In this case, I'm not entirely convinced that Drury's out of action next year, that's all.
He gets the scoop. More often than any other beat writer I know of.

And I don't think he was saying Richards wasn't coming to NY, he was saying Richards wasn't coming at a certain price. In fact, Brooks stated that 6.5M was the number, and it turned out he was pretty spot on as usual.

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