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Can New York Win All Four Titles in 2012?

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This is supposed to be it. According to amateur astronomers, ancient civilizations and people who know which part of a cactus is smokeable, the world will end in a little less than 10 months. The human doomsdayers and their History Channel counterparts seem to agree that the worst will happen on the Winter Solstice (schedule those holiday parties early), but the method of destruction ranges from a massive comet to a collision with another planet to whatever happened in that movie where only John Cusack survived.

But what if we’re in for something more unbelievable, more unimaginable and way more intolerable: What if 2012 is the Year of New York? The year that a New York-area team takes the championship in each of the four major sports?...

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