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January 17, 2011
While I am a fan of both Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale, I think real-life boxers Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund would have been a better cover choice, since they are the real fighters behind The Fighter.
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While I concur with Richard Deitsch's favorable review of ESPN's 30 for 30 series (SCORECARD, Dec. 20), I disagree with his offhand assessment of its Silly Little Game documentary about fantasy leagues as "muddled." I found it to be one of the series' best and most revealing offerings, documenting a reaction to the worst trend of the last three decades: the commodification of sports.

Barry Rahmy

Weatogue, Conn.

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