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|1 week 20 hours ago||Nate Brannen||
from Canada. Both are pretty old in the sport at this point, but Willis has had incredible longevity, and Brannen made his first Final in his third Olympics.
|1 week 1 day ago||Horn||
The Germany GK is terrible, he's diving way before the guys commit.
|1 week 1 day ago||A little late for this||
but I've been googling for like 30 minutes, does anyone know who all the overage players are for each side, besides Neymar and the Benders?
|2 weeks 18 hours ago||The comment||
about 9th grade writing is nothing to do with the content of the piece, it's the absolutely ridiculous way in which it's written. The short sentences, commas, periods, rehtorical questions, which serve no purpose other than to seem impactful. But hey, I know people get defensive about their writing, there are few things more personal, even if you're trying to be constructive in a critique. I get it, I see it all the time.
By the way, your logic is way off: If I say track is where cycling was 10 years ago, it is clearly not the same as saying that track 10 years ago is different than it is today. It implies nothing about the change of track doping over time (track has been doped since way before Gatlin, look at Carl Lewis' braces, Flo Jo...), and implies everything about current public willingness to overlook crazier and crazier performances (yesterday's women's 10K, every 100M event, Russian/Chinese athletes setting records in every disclipline from 110Hs to the 10K).
|2 weeks 19 hours ago||Good god||
Is this actually serious writing or should we give the benefit of the doubt and assume it's supposed to be a satire of a random 9th grade English class paper by some kid who just read Hemingway
But seriously, if anyone thinks that Bolt is clean, and the "hero" to Gatlin's villain, then you have no idea what's going on in track (or Jamaican drug testing, or lack thereof). Track right now is cycling 10 years ago, you'd have to go 10-15 deep in any event to find the best clean athlete.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||When you||
When you can't argue the merits of a point, resort to comparisons to RichRod.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Von Miller says hi||
Von Miller says hi
|3 weeks 3 days ago||This idea that it's super expensive is really not true||
Of course it depends on what you're making at home, but Blue Apron generally makes two full sized meals (some a bit more, some a bit less) for $20.
If you get takeout from anywhere decent it's at minimum $8.95 per entree, probably more, and if you're not a dick you tip them a buck or two (that will start a whole new discussion). That's $20 right there.
And as for cooking at home, you can certainly cook more for less at home, but that's really only achieved with economies of scale, so you really better LOVE whatever you're making and eat it for the next three days. Otherwise, to make, for example, mustard pork tenderloin and bacon brussells sprouts which i went for this weekend, is every bit as expensive. Delicious, but not inexpensive.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Yep, same here. I got kids, I||
Yep, same here. I got kids, I don't do shit on NYE so I liked watching football, but then again I like just throwing on QVC after a few cocktails, so I recognize that what I enjoy is probably dead wrong for ratings popularity
|6 weeks 3 hours ago||Having gone back and played a||
Having gone back and played a bunch of NES and even Super NES games a major issue is that a vast majority did not have a Save feature. So it's real hard to pick up and set down when you're playing the first three levels of the game every time
|6 weeks 11 hours ago||Dropped 4 spots||
"He also dropped 4 spots on 247 but that was because others moved up."
Umm, how else would that happen? That's not really an explanation.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Hindsight||
I posted it, and since it was probably my highlight as a poster on here, I have often thought about it in hindsight and how the joke is kind of on me. It was probably 2013 or so, and I'll eat some crow, because I took a shot at the then-recent (what i thought was fleeting) success of their football team, and low and behold, they've actually sustained it a lot longer than I thought they would.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||I...don't.||
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Well||
Well isn't that a false dichotomy. People could do a million other things outside besides football, including dozens of other sports, or climbing trees, playing capture the flag, simply admiring the beauty of nature. They could also do a million things inside other than electronics, like drawing, painting, reading, playing the saxophone, learning to count cards...all of which would be as useful, or more, in providing "fulfillment" (whatever that means) for a person.
And I really don't have that great an issue with kids playing football, but these portraits of one-of-a-kind experiences solely acheived from football are hogwash.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Look buddy||
I don't think you're a moron for not guessing what will happen.
But by the same token, how can you get mad at other people who do just GUESS at what will happen? No one KNOWS what will happen, so it's not a spoiler of any sort.
But I will go ahead and ruin the series finale - Dany and the Night King end up making out and taking over the world together...Fire and Ice indeed.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||I was thinking Falklands.||
I was thinking Falklands.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||I'm||
98% sure that Drake is in on the joke here, between this song and Jumpman (and the Hot Line Bling dancing). He's a smart guy and pretty self-aware, I think he's just saying "eff it, I can say the same four lines, put a beat on it, and these morons will buy it and play it and tell themselves they like it."
|15 weeks 3 days ago||Pat Summit's kid||
Man, I would've bet dollars to donuts that "don't hire the son of a famous coach" link was about Pat Summit's kid before I clicked on it.
Do we still put Lane Kiffin in that category, or has he earned enough credibility to at least not be a joke. Er...a complete joke. Still a joke, just a joke who might be an OK offensive coordinator
|16 weeks 1 day ago||Unlike the culturally and||
Unlike the culturally and racially homogenous Harvard student body at large whose social connections facilitate access to privileged jobs???
|17 weeks 1 day ago||Of course you're thinking of||
John Navarre, drafted 202, who started many games for the Cards, greatly exceeding expectations.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||But||
this topic didn't start by people bagging on TA. It started by someone suggesting he was really good and implicitly better than JB. Anyone who watched M bball during the Amaker era knows that he just was not a great game coach.
|17 weeks 5 days ago||Oh it's never||
That ship sailed. Izzo might feel he's almost too old, I imagine all of the NBA has already come to that conclusion. Especially given how poor Hoiberg and Donovan have been this year (and they're young), I doubt anyone wants to give a college coach as old as Izzo the required 3-4 years to figure things out.
And yes, Donovan has been poor this year, read any legit NBA follower and they'll tell you how underachieving that Thunder team is.
|17 weeks 5 days ago||Well||
Well that's just a terrible job by that oddsmaker and they deserve to get burned. In theory you set the odds to draw in enough other random bets on Bournemouth, Villa, Norwich, Watford to win the title, plus misses on legitmate bets on City, Spurs, Arsenal, Chelsea that you cover yourself if one of those longshots hits.
5000-1 is EMU-to-win-the-CFP level. Leicester is more like a mid-tier power 5 team, say Virginia or Indiana or Washington State. It's highly unlikely but it's not beyond comprehension.
West Brom and Southhampton were in or around the CL places until late last year, Swansea before them. It happens. Usually doesn't go all the way to the top, but it happens.
|17 weeks 5 days ago||And yet||
tomorrow morning Patrick Kane will wake up and still be Patrick Kane. That's a much worse fate
|17 weeks 5 days ago||I'm sorry but 5000-1 is ridiculous||
I've read this all over and I've never actually seen which book was offering this so I'm skeptical, but if it actually was offered somewhere that is some of the worst oddsmaking imaginable. I don't care how great the talent difference, there are only 20 teams in the league, and only maybe 6-7 who were CLEARLY better on paper.
I mean, San Diego State is only 300-1 to win the CFP next year, and there is far far far far less a chance that happens than 1 of 20 teams wins a double round-robin.
|19 weeks 10 hours ago||The point total||
I know you weren't the first to throw out 42 points, but it's fairly arbitrary. Sure they scored fewer then 42 eight times. They also scored MORE than 37 eight times. The point is they had an elite offense.
|20 weeks 1 day ago||And none||
of the other posters on this board arguing for leaving him in has any idea how the kid was actually feeling. Maybe 100 pitches is arbitrary, and then again maybe he was already getting tired, stressing his mechanics, on a path to injury at 85 pitches and this was 15 pitches too late.
No-hitters are so commonplace that no one remembers who throws them at all (there were 22 in the last four seasons). 10 years from now any rational player would rather have played through 2 or 3 contracts and made $50M than have a no hitter and a 2 year career.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||I don't think Mix||
I don't think Mix is that either.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||This is so logical people refuse to consider it||
Calipari gets kids ready for the NBA, gets them drafted into the NBA and gets them paid by the NBA. He is extremely successful at this. And, shocker, this is the goal of most high-profile recruits!!
Now it could very well be that they pay recruits at UK. It could also be that recruits want to go there because they want to play in the NBA and it is without question that that's the best school to go to for that goal.
What is more shady on the surface: the five-star who goes to UK, or the five-star who goes to LSU? Tyus Battle changes to a school with a much better basketball reputation over the school with nearly a decade worth of boosters-paying-players history, and people here (including the proprietor of this blog) scream "the Syracuse bagmen"!
Sometimes recruits pick a school because it's a better basketball situation than another school.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Plus||
Plus part of the reason Michigan does well is because we have a lot more sports than other schools. There are like 18 men's gymnastics teams total. It's kind of silly to argue "Stanford shouldn't get to count all it's many varsity programs" and at the same time be satisfied with our elite standing.
A school like Oregon, for example, has a top bball team this year, a solid football team, elite softball, strong volleyball, ranked baseball, national champion caliber mens and women track and cross country....and they're no where to be found because they don't have many varsity programs.