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DAN PATRICK
July 30, 2012
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July 30, 2012

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MLB Network's Peter Gammons thinks people in baseball unfairly assume that because Nationals rookie Bryce Harper is so talented, he has an attitude problem. "[He's] very good at deferring to veteran players," Gammons said. "I know he's absolutely fascinated with the history of the game and who plays the game right. It was a great thrill for him to meet George Brett [at the All-Star Game]." ... British soccer star Frank Lampard, who is currently touring the U.S. with Chelsea FC, told me he's not sure the NFL will ever take hold in England. "It's very different cultures," he said. "[Britain hasn't] had the history. We're very set in our ways about sports." ... Former Green Bay coach Mike Holmgren is confident Brett Favre and the Packers will eventually resolve their hard feelings. "Emotions run high in this business," Holmgren told me. "It's tough to make [that] decision [to replace] somebody, but time will fix this." ... Not everyone is excited about the London Games. Actor Will Ferrell is more interested in other international competitions. "I'm all about the Pan-Am Games," he told me.

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