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The Bettor’s Edge

‘Feast Week’ results hard to swallow

I’ve chased plenty of Saturdays on Sundays. But most recently, I spent Sunday chasing my previous seven days.

With “Feast Week” (ESPN’s gimmick slogan to promote countless college basketball games the week of Thanksgiving), Thanksgiving Day football, and a full slate of college football on Friday and Saturday, I had too many options. By the end of the 1 p.m. NFL games on Sunday afternoon, I was staggering on the edge of my fiscal cliff.

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