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|22 hours 50 min ago||can we just be honest about||
Well, we can recruit exactly like those teams. In fact, we did in the past, bringing in probably the most legendary basketball recruiting class of all time. But that led to the Ed Martin scandal, after which the athletic department decided nothing like that would ever happen here again.
There's a bit more to it than just saying we complain because we can't do that same. We can, and have, and decided never again.
|1 week 5 days ago||Great. If Kentucky had the||
Great. If Kentucky had the early game, any fan with a job Monday would leave early to get home, especially if they lost. Now they're all going to be there and cheering against Louisville.
|4 weeks 3 hours ago||I thought the two million||
I thought the two million dollars was non-existent? So don't feel like such a massive loser, at least not for that reason at least.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||I've been scanning channel||
I've been scanning channel lineups on YouTube TV, Sling TV, and PS Vue since the announcement, and now I'm getting things mixed up and didn't even notice that. At least they have the Disney channels.
How do local broacast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, etc) work?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||It's not like PSVue has||
It's not like PSVue has cornered the market, so I can see why they'd want to get in before that happens. In the mean time, I'm pretty sure the notoriety from the YouTube/Google name can get them a long way.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Next excuse? The PlayStation||
The PlayStation name makes people think it's a PlayStation thing even though that's not required. But it works with Chromecast and Android, and has Turner channels, so.... interesting.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Eh, guess I missed that||
Eh, guess I missed that because I have no interest in a PlayStation. As someone that already has several Chromecasts, this is much more appealing if they could get a few more channels.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||According to the official||
According to the official announcement, yes:
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Well, a new streaming service||
Well, a new streaming service was announced today that fixes some of the problems mentioned in those threads. So a new thread might be useful.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||This announcement got my||
This announcement got my interest because it has BTN along with pretty much all the other channels that carry college football - if there's another streaming service with all those, I missed the announcement. Still missing a few channels we frequently watch at our hourse, most notable for the board is all the non-CBS channels that carry March Madness. It's got me seriously thinking about cutting the cord.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Well, the schools couldn't,||
Well, the schools couldn't, but the boosters could. But like I said at the start, this is already happening in places like Oxford. Old Miss just got caught.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Sorry, people have been||
Sorry, people have been getting paid in return for labor forever. This isn't complex.
And I have no clue how this would take away from the connectiveness, charm, and pagentry of college football. Players would still go to the same classes, live in the same dorms, and go to the same parties and bars as students - as much as they do now at least. The marching band will play the fight song, and you'll still get to get to relive your college years when you go back on game day. The players getting some more money on the side does not affect any of those things. If the players getting more fairly compensated makes college football unenjoyable for you, that's a problem with you.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Somehow non-athlete college||
Somehow non-athlete college students are capable of having jobs that provide income and the world hasn't come to an end. Yes, some of it would be spent unwisely, but I don't think blocking athletes from getting money is the solution there. Agents would help the players work out the deals, and smart schools would have financial advisors to help the players out.
Once players are no longer beholden to the NCAA endorsement deals are standard and somehow it's not chaos. I don't know what is so different about the NCAA that would make it chaos here.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||It's not illegal if you pay||
It's not illegal if you pay taxes on it. It would be reported as income like anything else.
And somehow professional athletes deal with endorsement and ad agents running around, I think college players would be able to handle it.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||The easiest solution I've||
The easiest solution I've heard is called the Olympic model. The schools wouldn't pay players, they'd just keep up the current scholarship model. However, players would be free to accept outside compensation.
Booster wants to pay players on the team? Fine.
Company wants to pay a player to endorse a product? Fine.
Players get a cut of jersey sales? Fine.
It doesn't upset the current model at all, and basically makes what's going on at a small scale in places like Oxford legal.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I'll chime in for Google Play||
I'll chime in for Google Play Music. I have no clue about the music catalog, but I like it because it integrates well with voice commands via Google Now on my phone in the car or Google Home.
|5 weeks 22 hours ago||I think the problem here is||
I think the problem here is that you're assuming he's a serious businessman that knows what he's doing. It makes way more sense if you picture ChatSports as an Entertainment 720 equivalent.
|5 weeks 22 hours ago||If you have facts about a||
Well coach, I think the NCAA has some facts.
|5 weeks 23 hours ago||Just got done reading that||
Just got done reading that too. The key paragraph for mgoblog:
Rick Steele or Tipp Smith.... or Ace Williams.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Wait, I thought that LSU||
Wait, I thought that LSU thing was a joke. Is it for real? Please tell me it's a joke. Is Brian joking about it here and I'm missing it?
|6 weeks 2 days ago||It appears Crean wasn't on||
It appears Crean wasn't on the court when it happened, Wagner was just going backward on the sidelines.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||"Walton Takes Bryant, Part||
"Walton Takes Bryant, Part One" is the wrong GIF for me
|7 weeks 1 hour ago||His feeling are hurt because||
His feeling are hurt because no one thinks Penn St was actually the best team in the conference this past year, so he's using arbitrary talking points to try and refute Seth's comments about the teams that won not having the best season the last two years. Of course, the fact that he has to come up with two different arbitrary talking points that don't work in the other season doesn't help.
|7 weeks 4 hours ago||"I really don't think I did||
"I really don't think I did it on purpose."
Well, when he says it with such conviction, I can't help but believe him.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||But if he waits for the||
But if he waits for the actual commitment, he might not get those sweet, sweet upvotes from being the first to post.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Link?||
|10 weeks 1 hour ago||I'm 90% sure someone saw||
I'm 90% sure someone saw "DELANO HILL" and said, he's not a defensive end, he's a defensive back. DB LANO HILL
|11 weeks 22 hours ago||Although there is good news||
Although there is good news here. In 2004 it was a previously elite O-line being totally confused by new blitz packages, and the coaches having zero answers to deal with it because of the expectation (of the position) that the O-line would give the QB time to make his reads. In 2016, it was members of a previously mediocre O-line being individually overwhelmed by an elite player on the other team, but the coaches were able to scheme around it to a decent number of points. Still not ideal, but more likely to be fixed when they aren't forced to play true freshmen on the line due to lack of better options. Previous track records indicate they are unlikely to have a lack of better options in the future. It's harder to fix underwhelming coaching staffs being totally outschemed, which is why the same damn thing happened again in 2007.
|12 weeks 5 hours ago||No. They hosted Green Bay in||
No. They hosted Green Bay in the 1993 playoffs. And lost. AFAIK that was the last time they hosted a playoff game.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Who's ready to start||
Who's ready to start searching the directory around December 30th?