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Glenn Ordway deserves credit upon exit

It does seem appropriate that Glenn Ordway, who forged a lucrative sports radio career from an uncanny ability to orchestrate an argument, will have an opportunity to have the last word.

After 27 years at WEEI, including 18 as host of some incarnation of “The Big Show,’’ Friday marks his final day at the station he helped build into a sports-radio powerhouse beginning in the mid-1990s. Ordway, 62, was fired Wednesday, the victim of declining ratings, a high salary, and whether he recognizes it or not, his own hubris.

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