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We're on to round two of our The Best tourney where four legends enter but only two move on. This time it's Gale Sayers against Nolan Cromwell and Aqib Talib against Tony Sands.

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72 Days: The Best Tournament, Second Round, Games 11 and 12

We're on to round two of our The Best tourney where four legends enter but only two move on. This time it's Gale Sayers against Nolan Cromwell and Aqib Talib against Tony Sands.

Derek Noll
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