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  1. Thread: The NFL?

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    But it's not cheating if that is the level field...

    But it's not cheating if that is the level field that everyone agrees to play on.
    That has been the pro-PEDs proponents' (and they are legion here!) position all along: let anyone do whatever they...
  2. So - follow-up question: Why would Nike be at all...

    So - follow-up question: Why would Nike be at all interested in helping TrackTown in the bid if they are going to be 'insulted' (existing Nike signs being covered up) by the LOC (albeit as a product...
  3. Thread: Famous Jameis

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    Oh, that is in no way true. Like Johnny Football...

    Oh, that is in no way true. Like Johnny Football before him, Jameis was already BMOC long before he got his first snap under center. The Florida papers were hyping him as soon as he arrived on...
  4. So I repeat my question . . .

    So I repeat my question . . .
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    I may have been a tad hyperbolic, but I have...

    I may have been a tad hyperbolic, but I have faith!
  6. Now that it's been pointed out to me that Adidas...

    Now that it's been pointed out to me that Adidas (nee adidas) is the lead sporting apparel sponsor of the IAAF, how does Nike expect to get much return on any investment in a WC?
  7. Thread: The NFL?

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    I see your straw and raise you a begged question....

    I see your straw and raise you a begged question. http://trackandfieldnews.com/discussion/images/smilies/icon_wink.gif


    edit - did smilies just get turned on?!
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    Since they play Stanford this week, one team will...

    Since they play Stanford this week, one team will emerge as real enough!
  9. Thread: The NFL?

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    ??!! Does not FIFA crown a club team as 'World...

    ??!!
    Does not FIFA crown a club team as 'World Champion" in the FIFA Club World Cup?
  10. Thread: The NFL?

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    Within the context of the NFL, NBA or MLB, I...

    Within the context of the NFL, NBA or MLB, I think it is obvious and therefore acceptable that the champion of the league is indeed the best team in the world.
    Hubristic perhaps, but also factual. ...
  11. Thread: Famous Jameis

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    Exactly. . . .

    Exactly. . . .
  12. Thread: Famous Jameis

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    Not I. Never did pot because I refuse to take...

    Not I. Never did pot because I refuse to take smoke into perfectly good lungs; never popped any pills for similar reasons. I had to drink alcohol on three occasions, all three times because I was in...
  13. I do believe you (as a stadium announcer,...

    I do believe you (as a stadium announcer, learning the native pronunciation is key) before others, but if you listen to the newscasters, they're saying a very simple 'cutter'.
  14. I was curious so I looked up Doha and Qatar (why...

    I was curious so I looked up Doha and Qatar (why is it pronounced 'cutter'?) in Wiki.

    Qatar is smaller than Connecticut, with a population of just over 2,000,000.
    Over 1,000,000 of them live in...
  15. Thread: Famous Jameis

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    Well, been happily married 40 years, never...

    Well, been happily married 40 years, never cheated, never hit her, never smoked nothing, did drugs or alcohol . . . got a few speeding tickets in my life, but yeah, life is good! ;-)
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    Oh, I beg your pardon. It's hard to find Nole...

    Oh, I beg your pardon. It's hard to find Nole believers (esp. now) outside northern Fla!
  17. Thread: Famous Jameis

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    Quelle surprise! ;-)

    Quelle surprise! ;-)
  18. Thread: Famous Jameis

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    A few salient points in that article: It...

    A few salient points in that article:



    It seems he had higher highs and lower lows than most of the rest of us. Perhaps we should let him RIP.
  19. 1:59:59 - here we come!

    1:59:59 - here we come!
  20. Thread: Famous Jameis

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    He won't get a sniff at any awards, much less the...

    He won't get a sniff at any awards, much less the Heisman again. On the other hand, he may be battling Mariota and Petty for the #1 pick.
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    I detect subtle sarcasm . . . but, as bad as they...

    I detect subtle sarcasm . . . but, as bad as they looked on defense today, they are still going to be very, very hard to beat.

    On the other coast, Stanford did not play well at UW, but still eked...
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    Ditto! But I'm going long on the Scantling...

    Ditto!
    But I'm going long on the Scantling stock.
    8300 2015, 8500 2016 for a Oly team spot. :-)
  23. Understatement. That is no way to run a railroad....

    Understatement. That is no way to run a railroad. The lack of marketing acumen is astounding.
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    Is there a service (and, if there is not, there...

    Is there a service (and, if there is not, there definitely SHOULD be!) whereby an athlete can simply log into a W/USADA site, enter the medication/supplement you plan to use and you are immediately...
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    Well, let's not get carried away. THIS is his...

    Well, let's not get carried away. THIS is his only REAL contribution to mankind:

    http://myweb.lmu.edu/jmureika/track/

    ;-)
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