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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Author: Tyler R. Tynes

Tyler R. Tynes is a sophomore Broadcast Journalism and Print Journalism major and Marketing minor at King's College in Wilkes Barre, Pa. Tynes is a contributor to the Huffington Post, the ESPN TrueHoop Network, and is a play-by-play analyst for Division III sports in Northeastern Pennslyvania. Tynes runs a popular podcast out of the Philadelphia area (his hometown) about the NBA and 76ers basketball and also hosts his own talk show on 88.5 WRKC. Follow him on Twitter for basketball news @RealTylerTynes or email him at TylerRickyTynes@Gmail.com for any comments, concerns, or inquiries.

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