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|2 days 2 hours ago||I'm using Password1. Do you||
I'm using Password1. Do you think that's still secure?
|4 weeks 6 min ago||I made this same decision in||
I made this same decision in '85. I accepted Columbia then flipped to Michigan. Of course my decision wasn't football related. Go Jack!
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Agree. Not very good.||
Agree. Not very good.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||This is dumb. I chose||
This is dumb. I chose Michigan because of mom. I had already sent my acceptance to Columbia but mom convinced me (after much discussion) that Michigan was a better choice for me. Again, I made the choice. But the choice was made because of mom.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Maybe the dumbest post I've||
Maybe the dumbest post I've read in 2016. Way to just sneak it in under the deadline.
|12 weeks 12 hours ago||It was Rick Mirer. That||
It was Rick Mirer. That anecdote appears in Mitch Album's book Bo.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||Nope. Coaches say it was Brooks.||
Nope. Coaches say it was Brooks.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||On 4th down only the guy who||
On 4th down only the guy who fumbled the ball can advance it. (Ken Stabler Rule). So once ND recovered (but not the guy who fumbled) the play was over.
|26 weeks 6 days ago||As I said, if you're talking||
As I said, if you're talking about best sprinter or fastest, then yes it's Bolt. If you're talking best T&F Olympic career or best athlete then I'm not sure.
|27 weeks 4 hours ago||Sure. If the question is who||
Sure. If the question is who is the fastest then yes, it's Bolt. If it's who has the better career or who is the better athlete, then I'm not sure that it is Bolt.
|27 weeks 11 hours ago||It's difficult to compare||
It's difficult to compare different sports. But why is everyone saying that Bolt is the best track star ever. Lewis has as many gold medals as Bolt with a silver thrown in for good measure. Plus 7 ofLewis's golds were individual while only 6 of Bolt's were. I'm no necessarily saying that Lewis is better but why is everyone else saying that Bolt is the best ever?
|27 weeks 2 days ago||If you're drawing a||
If you're drawing a distinction between filing a written report and giving testimony that was entered into a report, then fine; I don't know which it was. But that's immaterial. The fact is that only Feigan and Lochte were ever accused of any criminal activity. And Feigan was the only one who paid. Please provide any link which says that the other two couldn't afford the "ransom" as you claim.
|27 weeks 2 days ago||You're delusional now. All||
You're delusional now. All are back in USA and absolutely nobody is saying that Lochte didn't vandalize the station. Absolutely everyone (except you) accepts that as fact.
|27 weeks 2 days ago||You must have missed the part||
You must have missed the part of my post where I refused to defend the indefensible, i.e., drawing a gun. But that doesn't change the fact that Lochte lied like hell.
|27 weeks 2 days ago||You missed the point. Only||
You missed the point. Only the one who provided a false police paid any money. The others were free to go. Obstruct justice and file a false police report equals a fine. Seems fair to me.
|27 weeks 2 days ago||I agree with your post in||
I agree with your post in large part but don't agree with the extortion angle. Lochte left before the authorities intervened. Two of the three who were still in Brazil left without paying a penny. The $11k paid by one swimmer was because he was the only one who had given a false report to the police. As a lawyer, if I had a client who was charged (or could be charged) with filing a false police report and obstruction of justice, I tell him to jump on any offer where no further action will be taken in exchange for $11,000 to charity.
|27 weeks 2 days ago||I compared Lochte's version||
I compared Lochte's version to the truth. And he was full of shit. If you want to argue that the first Brazilian story was more false. Fine. It really doesn't interest me very much and haven't spent any time discussing it. But in no way, shape, or form could a reasonable person think that they were pulled over, and robbed at gunpoint when the undisputed facts are that they voluntarily stopped at the station, vandalized a bathroom, were confronted by security guards (who stupidly brandished guns), and the guards didn't let them leave until they paid less than $30 for damages (with a translator present), while leaving them with jewelry, cell phones, and cash.
|27 weeks 3 days ago||Lochte's car wasn't pulled||
Lochte's car wasn't pulled over. They voluntarily stopped at a gas station. Lochte vandalizes the bathroom. That fact is nowhere in his story. Argument ensued and security guard (with bystander translator present) pulls out gun and demands payment for damages leaving Lochte with jewelry, cellphone, and some cash. That's no robbery. That's an overzealous guard ensuring that perpetrators make amends. He should never have pulled out a gun and I don't defend that in any way. But Lochte's story was complete bullshit. No pullover. No mention of vandalism. No gun cocked and pointed at head. No mention that "robber" wanted compensation for vandalism and that he left Lochte with valuables untouched.
|27 weeks 3 days ago||I met Dhani in Reykjavik. He||
I met Dhani in Reykjavik. He was filming the show where he went to different countries and competed in their national sport. In Iceland's case it was strongman competitions. He's a very nice guy and invited me to the competition. I'm the one in the blue jacket.
|31 weeks 1 day ago||Bravo. Didn't know that. You||
Bravo. Didn't know that. You win.
|35 weeks 20 hours ago||Exactly. It's player||
Exactly. It's player development that is the problem. It is not a failure of having the athletic talent to develop.
|35 weeks 1 day ago||This is right on. Klinsmann||
This is right on. Klinsmann has said as much but gets criticized for it.
|35 weeks 1 day ago||Terrible argument. Take a||
Terrible argument. Take a country like Uruguay that produces players at the highest levels, e.g., Godin, Suarez, Cavanni and regularly (but not always) goes deep in tournaments has 5 million people. That's a population base the size of metropolitan St. Louis. That's what they have to work with. Pretend people from St. Louis were only allowed to play soccer and the USA team had to be made up of those players. Would you take that team or USA?
|35 weeks 1 day ago||It's Colombia. And, no, they||
It's Colombia. And, no, they didn't. It was fairly even. Both teams could have one. Neither "deserved" to win. One team won; the other lost.
|35 weeks 2 days ago||Will Brian be eating a lemon?||
Will Brian be eating a lemon?
|36 weeks 6 days ago||Agree with most of Brian's||
Agree with most of Brian's post. Very well done. But I have problems with his analysis of Klinsman's post-Colombia comments being half right and half wrong. Technically, I would agree. But the half wrong completely obviates the half right. Who cares in Colombia didn't generate more chances? Colombia saw that the USA couldn't pose a formidable offensive threat so they throttled back their own offense. The part that Klinsman got wrong explains what he got right and renders it a nullity.
|40 weeks 2 days ago||I saw Legia Warsaw in||
I saw Legia Warsaw in Sarajevo. Great atmosphere. Wrong team won however
|40 weeks 2 days ago||I've been to one and would||
I've been to one and would love to see another: RiBer v. Boca at La Bombonera.
|47 weeks 5 days ago||Correct. That's exactly my||
Correct. That's exactly my point. The problem with USA soccer isn't that there aren't enough youth players but rather that they are not being developing the players.
|47 weeks 5 days ago||Yeah, maybe semantics. While||
Yeah, maybe semantics. While I don't share your enthusiasm for Howard or especially Dempsey's EPL career as a whole, I think that your point is legitimate and arguable. What I don't think that we'd disagree about is that currently there are zero world class players (however we define it) on the US roster.