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    Yeah, I'm not sure how you pay for a $5 billion...

    Yeah, I'm not sure how you pay for a $5 billion stadium out of usage receipts for games and concerts. I suspect that Stan Kroenke has all sorts of deals with the businesses setting up shop in the...
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    May be, but will have to go some to surpass Grant...

    May be, but will have to go some to surpass Grant Hill
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    When I was in high school in Framingham, our...

    When I was in high school in Framingham, our basketball team played Friday night, and the hockey team played Saturday night. My senior year basketball went to the State Championship tournament (the...
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    If you're talking North Carolina, the answer is...

    If you're talking North Carolina, the answer is what "What pro sports franchises?" Compared to Carolina and Duke basketball, relatively little interest
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    Maybe but you have to look at Boston's colleges....

    Maybe but you have to look at Boston's colleges. The only one that makes a pretense of playing major college football or basketball if Boston College, and even that, not s much. A little spike of...
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    Exactly right. Thru the 20th century, the...

    Exactly right. Thru the 20th century, the Patriots were a distant 4th in Boston sports fans hearts. I still think the Red Sox may be #1, despite the Pats success. Until Belichick and Brady, the...
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    Yep, since I grew up in Framingham, which is...

    Yep, since I grew up in Framingham, which is right next door to Natick
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    Can't read the article because Boston Globe has...

    Can't read the article because Boston Globe has banned me for too many free articles but I know where Bob Ryan is coming from, having grown up just outside Boston. College sports are just not a thing...
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    FYI - thanx to this board, Richard Hymans sending...

    FYI - thanx to this board, Richard Hymans sending some stuff, and Atticus letting me peruse his complete collection of T&FNews - of the 56 marks in pentathlon and heptathlon, I have succeeded in...
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    She wasn't in the GOAT tournament...

    She wasn't in the GOAT tournament https://slate.com/culture/2020/01/jeopardy-goat-worst-score-ever-stephanie-hull-interview.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab
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    LSU investigated the aftermath of the...

    LSU investigated the aftermath of the championship game and found that OBJ gave the players "apparent cash."

    I'd like to get some "apparent cash." Where do you get that? Anyone got any leads on...
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    Try this instead -...

    Try this instead - https://twitter.com/sreidocregister/status/1218239324560322560
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    Here's a nice tweet about it - with picture of...

    Here's a nice tweet about it - with picture of the current state of the track - <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This is a photo of the Phil Knight...
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    I think this is exactly correct

    I think this is exactly correct
  15. Yes, Swimming World statisticians are just as...

    Yes, Swimming World statisticians are just as detailed in their record keeping as T&F News.
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    Which is why, when UNC went thru that scandal the...

    Which is why, when UNC went thru that scandal the last few years with the fake classes, I would tell people, "Go look at what they're taking at Kentucky (basketball) or Alabama (football)." Despite...
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    Under current Final 4 guidelines Lexington and...

    Under current Final 4 guidelines Lexington and Louisville could never host. Has to be in a football stadium, basically. Even the Charlotte Coliseum for 1994 is too small (I was there) - only about...
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    Shortest drive for UNC or Duke would be to...

    Shortest drive for UNC or Duke would be to Charlotte for a final four - which is about 2 1/2 to 3 hours away by car
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    One problem with labelling Burrows the GOAT based...

    One problem with labelling Burrows the GOAT based on % of Heisman votes is that Jim Brown did not even win the Heisman Trophy in 1956, the award going to Paul Hornung. So that tells you something...
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    From our Olympedia bio of Kusocinski: During...

    From our Olympedia bio of Kusocinski:

    During World War II, Kusociński volunteered for the Polish Army and was wounded twice. Released because of his injuries he served in the Polish resistance...
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    Not all the maps are real -...

    Not all the maps are real - https://getpocket.com/explore/item/how-writers-map-their-imaginary-worlds?utm_source=pocket-newtab
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    The other guy must be Janusz Kusocinski

    The other guy must be Janusz Kusocinski
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    When I was playing golf, I met Dean Smith at the...

    When I was playing golf, I met Dean Smith at the Byron Nelson Classic in Dallas - he was playing in the pro-am, circa 1977. He was about 45 years old and was working as a stuntman at the time. He was...
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    And to return to T&F, Cannon was once described...

    And to return to T&F, Cannon was once described in T&FNews as "either fastest shot putter ever, or the strongest sprinter ever." After playing as a tight end, mostly in the AFL, he later became a...
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    Surprised that DeNiro did not get nominated for...

    Surprised that DeNiro did not get nominated for The Irishman, if Pacino and Pesci did
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