After 63 years, Globetrotters drop rival Generals as primary opponent

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    The Washington Generals have lost their last game.

    Generals' general manager John Ferrari, who started running the business for his father-in-law, Red Klotz, in 1987, confirmed Thursday that the Harlem Globetrotters had dropped the Generals, their longtime foe, as an opponent.

    Ferrari said that -- much like the teams he fielded -- he wasn't even given a chance.

    "I got a call about a month ago, and they just told me that that was it," Ferrari said. "I turned to my wife and just said to her, in disbelief, 'It's over.'"

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