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NYPost: Mad Dog Backs Out of Stern Stunt

The New York Post’s Christian Arnold writes that it appears SiriusXM sports talk personality Chris “Mad Dog” Russo is backing out of the stunt fellow SXM host Howard Stern created to make up for notim retiring after he promised to do that if the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies. After the D-backs made the World Series, Stern hosted Russo on his show and got him to agree to wear a Diamondbacks-themed bikini and hold a sign saying, “I am a liar and a dope.” Now it seems Russo is reneging on the deal. Stern, who told his audience he’s done with it, shared a text from a listener who suggested Stern refer to Russo as Chris “Mad Fraud” Russo. Read the Post story here.