STEVE ROLLS was feeling mighty lucky. And who could blame him?
He was fighting, after all, in Madison Square Garden, where just seven days earlier Andy Ruiz had pulled off the unthinkable over heavyweight titan Anthony Joshua. Just as significantly, his hometown basketball team, the historically downtrodden Toronto Raptors were, at the time of writing, closing in on their first-ever NBA championship against the seemingly invincible Golden State Warriors. If ever the stars were to align for the underdog, it was now.
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