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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 01 / 14

Last night's Top Ten list was “Top Ten Secret Service Excuses.” Letterman said, “People shooting at the damn White House, people breaking in and one guy got in and just was walking around looking at stuff. (He) even had a minute to sign the guest book” ( “Late Show,&rdq...

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