NBA lockout and Yankees grand slam record

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It’s hurricane Friday here at the Takeaway, and someone who’s never afraid to get out there in the rain is our correspondent  Ibrahim Abdul-Matin.  He joins us to talk some sports, including one seriously quirky stat from the baseball world when the New York Yankees continued to earn their out-sized salaries. Also, we will be looking at the NBA lockout. A recent piece by Malcolm Gladwell on says that the idea of basketball teams as a normal “business” is a fantasy, and so the idea of teams losing money and thus justifying the lockout is  completely  over the rainbow.

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