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Rangers' announcer to return to booth

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Texas Rangers TV announcer Dave Barnett, who's been on leave since making rambling comments during a June broadcast, will work two college football games for the University of North Texas.

The university announced Wednesday that Barnett will do play-by-play Saturday against Texas Southern and Nov. 10 vs. South Alabama. Barnett graduated from the school in 1979.

During June 18 game at San Diego, Barnett said a runner was on "fifth" base after a "botched robbery." Weeks later, he announced that he was taking an indefinite leave of absence for medical reasons.
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