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Tim Benz, Mark Madden talk USWNT, Mike Sullivan, Pirates, Twitter suspension

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Ashlyn Harris, Megan Rapinoe and Ali Krieger of the United States celebrate with the FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy following their team’s victory in the World Cup over the Netherlands at Stade de Lyon on July 7, 2019 in Lyon, France.

Mark Madden may be suspended from Twitter (#FreeMarkMadden), but he isn’t suspended from the “Breakfast With Benz” podcast page.

We talk at great length about the United States Women’s National Team. They won the World Cup. Have the politics and self-generated sidebar stories surrounding this team outweighed their accomplishments? It certainly appears to be the case.


LISTEN: Tim Benz, Mark Madden on USWNT, Pirates, Twitter

The Penguins extended Mike Sullivan. We discuss if that was wise.

Also, the Pirates have played themselves back into contention in the National League Central. They are only 2 1/2 games back of the Cubs. Last year was a false dawn. We debate whether they are for real this time.

But most importantly, Mark tells us what went down on Twitter that got him suspended. Because that’s what really matters.

Tim Benz is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tim at [email protected] or via Twitter. All tweets could be reposted. All emails are subject to publication unless specified otherwise.

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