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02-02-2004, 04:07 AM
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Originally Posted by blah
Spector's is incredible w/ second hand info though.
no they're not. some of the awards they claim they won, they have not, and I beleive they say they've been mentioned in papers in Pittsburgh and San Jose I beleive and they have not. They do get some rumors from other papers, but so does Larry Brooks. Other times they have made up rumors and claim it came from other papers. For instance: 2 years ago, they said there was a rumor, even went as far as saying a deal was imminent from a local paper involving Joe Thornton and Florida's 1st round, #1 overall pick in 2002 (Jay Bouwmeester after a trade). Spectors reported it from 2 local papers in Florida and Boston and both papers had rebuffed publishing such a rumor. I once sent an email to one of those papers and said they were considering legal action but never pursued.

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