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  1. Re: 2012 OG: wSP–Adams (20.40) in, Camarena-Williams out

    Most definitely. This is ridiculous.
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    Re: Why Do So Many Athletes Thank God.....

    Sure. However, similar intolerant statements such as the one you made towards those who express their religious beliefs are routinely uttered by individuals when discussing other topics.[/quote]
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    Re: Why Do So Many Athletes Thank God.....

    Do they also blame him for their downfalls? And if so, why not?
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    Re: Why Do So Many Athletes Thank God.....

    This post is so bizarrely non sequitur and intentionally disingenuous that it doesn't merit a direct response.
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    Re: Why Do So Many Athletes Thank God.....

    Interestingly, this is a fairly recent reversal of the past few decades. When I was a young physician, the opposite was the case. When the patient died, it was God's will, when he pulled through, the...
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    Re: Why Do So Many Athletes Thank God.....

    The guys who wroe the Old Testament? You mean, the Bible was written by human? :wink:[/quote]

    Correct.
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    Re: Why Do So Many Athletes Thank God.....

    No. If you had abusive parents, that means God is trying to make you a stronger person by giving you an obstacle to overcome. And this is true about other adversities (including defeat in athletic...
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    Re: Why Do So Many Athletes Thank God.....

    I personally agree with this. But that's not how "religious" people think. For them having good parents, grandparents or neighbors is God's blessing. So if their parents helped them develop their...
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    Re: Why Do So Many Athletes Thank God.....

    I understand what TN1965 is saying, but when athletes say things like "I just put the race in God's hands, and knew that if it was his will for me to win, I would find a way" I really do kind of...
  10. Re: 2012OT mSP—oooooo!!!!

    WOW.

    Kovacs just keeps impressing me more and more this year.
  11. Re: Rome DL-100m

    Bolt wins in 9.76, Powell second in 9.91.

    -0.1m/s wind.
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    Re: the DQing of eric futch

    I believe we are thinking of two different coaches.

    Agreed the 100m isn't his prime event at all, and I'm excited to see his results this weekend. I'd love to see him come out and just dominate...
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    Re: the DQing of eric futch

    One boisterous and seemingly perpetually irate HS coach was heard at Shippensburg this weekend exclaiming to anyone that would listen "that kid [Futch] will never make a dime in this sport, and it's...
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    Re: the DQing of eric futch

    Story with some damning quotes coming from the officials.

    http://www.delcotimes.com/articles/2012 ... =fullstory

    An excerpt:



    I'll refrain from badmouthing someone in a public forum, but...
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    Joe Kovacs PSU 68-5 SP!

    Sorry for the second individual result thread, but holy crap. Earlier this year he tied CJ Hunter's PSU record at 65-5, and now he explodes 3 feet beyond that!


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  16. Derek Drouin (Indiana) HJ's 7-07 (2.31m) at Big Tens

    The junior from Indiana had one miss at 2.28 before clearing that height, then cleared 2.31m (7'7") on his very first attempt. This ties the all-time Big Ten conference record (Staffan Strand of...
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    Re: Hamilton hits 4 HR

    My fiancee and I were supposed to go to that game (I live literally right across the street from Camden Yards), but the weather was pretty crappy and she was feeling a bit under the weather anyway,...
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    Thanks everyone for the kind words, I didn't mean to desert the thread immediately, just got distracted. It's been an exciting time (I also just got engaged).





    Penn State's medical campus...
  19. Re: I've got this little test on Saturday (19th) . . .

    What about an action shot!?[/quote]

    But of course!

    http://i40.tinypic.com/2ezqqv4.jpg
  20. Re: I've got this little test on Saturday (19th) . . .

    Bump.

    Nearly 6 years later, and here I am as a soon-to-be-graduated MD. Back in 2006 I was just hoping against hope that I could score well enough on the MCAT to gain admission to any medical...
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    Re: Drew Brees and the great....

    Gotta agree here.
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    Re: Penn State/State Pen [split]

    In defense of the hipshooters.....the grand jury report does not back this story which is the source of a lot of the information coming out. That doesn't make it untrue of course.

    In addition,...
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    Re: Penn State/State Pen [split]

    Folks who were quick to roast McQueary for his "inaction" should probably dial back their assumptions just a tad...

    http://espn.go.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/ ... e-mcqueary


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    Well I...
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    Re: Penn State/State Pen [split]

    Of note, Sandusky's home is located in very close proximity to a local elementary school.
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    Re: Penn State/State Pen [split]

    You must be privy to some alternate definition of the word of which I am unaware. You're grinding a very strange axe here.
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