The man behind @Super70sSports landed a TV show with Jimmy Kimmel. Here’s how it happened

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CHICAGO — Ricky Cobb has tweeted for nearly 3,000 consecutive days. The man behind the hilarious Super 70s Sports Twitter account — which Cobb started in earnest on Jan. 1, 2015 — has posted at least 60,000 times since then. And that’s a conservative estimate considering he frequently tweets 30 or 40 times per day. “I would be surprised if there were two or three days when I tweeted less than 15 times,” the Bolingbrook resident said. “There haven’t been any pinch-hitting appearances to keep the streak alive.” His persistence has led to bigger things. Cobb, 51, hooked up with Jimmy Kimmel for “…

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