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Iverson vs. Rocker: You make the call

By Compiled from Times wires

© St. Petersburg Times, published October 15, 2000


NEW YORK -- Forget the presidential race. The hottest debate nationwide revolves around Philadelphia 76ers guard Allen Iverson's soon-to-be-released rap song 40 Bars.

Are his lyrics as offensive as the Sports Illustrated interview with Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker? Or is it just art?

The Humor Network (www.humornetwork.com) is asking Web surfers to decide who is the bigger bigot, posting a survey on its sports Web site, www.sportsjokes.com. By accessing the site, sports and rap fans can decide, "Who's the Bigger Bigot, People Hater, Loser, Villain?" Results are continually updated.

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