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Rantankerous [ran-tank'uhr-us] (adjective) - A combination of rant [to speak in a wild or extravagant manner] and cantankerous [contentious, disagreeable]. The word is the only suitable description for the arguments between Brian "What We Learned" Tynes and George "Hot Reads" Jones.

(RNN) - All sports fans have a list of things they want to do before they take that big dirt nap, and for those who don't, we have some suggestions.

Sure, a Super Bowl is on everyone's list, but have you ever thought about doing anything at a golf course other than playing golf? Think about that for a moment.

In other news, we were both dead wrong about where Ghana is on a map (apologies to both our middle school history teachers). However, it's something of a big deal that they're playing the U.S. in the World Cup next week.

It's not like there's anything else better on TV, thanks to the slaughter the NBA Finals has turned into. Now the Miami Heat know what it's like to have an old man beat them like they stole a Camaro.

Scratch that. Who would actually want to steal a car made by GM these days?

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