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Scuttle leftovers, Jan. 11, 2014

January 12, 2014 - Burt Angeli
ScuttleBu(r)t ...

Hard to believe a Calumet restaurant ran out of ice. If you needed something cold in the Copper Country or anywhere in the past couple days, put it outside for two seconds and you’re all set ...

New York Daily News headline, on the Packers losing to the 49ers: “Lambeau Weep.” ...

Mississippi-based agent Bus Cook worked out that seven-year, $126 million contract extension for Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and also landed South Carolina defensive star Jadeveon Clowney as a client.

Cook also represents Brett Favre ...

Kansas City Star headline, on the Chiefs blowing a 28-point lead to the Indianapolis Colts: “Horse (Bleep)” ...

San Francisco 49ers brought in pro wrestler Ric “The Nature Boy” Flair for a motivational talk prior to the playoff game with the Packers.

If he wasn’t such a big Lions fan, the Packers should have countered with “Irish Mickey” Doyle.” ...

From Lansing State Journal columnist and TV sportscaster Tim Staudt: “I was asked where the Rose Bowl experience of 2014 ranks in my memory. With all due respect to the 1979 and 2000 national basketball championships, this story is the biggest I've ever followed in 43 years on the air here. Easily. Football affects more people than any other sport.” ...

From Mike Lupica, New York Daily News: “One more thing about Aaron Rodgers' pass to Randall Cobb (in the final regular season game with the Bears): It wasn't the ending to the Iron Bowl between Auburn and Alabama, but if you're a Packers fan, it will do for now.”

RIP, Jerry Coleman.

The Hall of Fame broadcaster and former second baseman for the New York Yankees was a Marine Corps pilot in World War II and Korea ...

From the late John ‘‘Bud’’ Hawk, a US Army sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for his heroism during a battle of the Normandy: ‘‘Courage is not the absence of fear. Having no fear would be the absence of intelligence. Instead, bravery is overcoming that fear.’’ ...

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