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    Pretty sure Jazz was saying that some experts are...

    Pretty sure Jazz was saying that some experts are implying all three teams were in (win or lose). He was simply saying if Clemson does lose, that he does not agree they are in.
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    That's one of the little details that got me. I...

    That's one of the little details that got me. I had assumed she waited until volleyball season was over to play basketball, but Peyton Williams played 5 of the last 6 volleyball matches and 5 of the...
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    Dual Sport Athletes

    This is definitely an unusual combination as far as I can tell at the Power 5 Division 1 level.
    All conference in both basketball and volleyball....
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    This article suggests all "official" numbers...

    This article suggests all "official" numbers should be taken with many grains of salt.

    https://www.bannersociety.com/2019/8/12/20704195/college-football-athletic-budgets
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    I must admit this might come into the category of...

    I must admit this might come into the category of "Be careful what you wish for".
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    History of football scholarships....

    History of football scholarships.
    https://www.aseaofblue.com/2013/6/11/4409982/ncaa-football-a-brief-history-of-ncaa-football-scholarships

    1973 brought about the first limitations on football...
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    I think this article shows how important the...

    I think this article shows how important the experience of competing at these big meets is for possible future results. Reinforces my belief that the many countries that choose to not send athletes...
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    For pure shock factor. Richardson was probably...

    For pure shock factor. Richardson was probably tops for me.
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    Without any new information I would assume that...

    Without any new information I would assume that they could compete in Tokyo exactly as they did in Doha as ANA's.
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    Russian Track Officials Suspended by AIU

    https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/article237623239.html

    The Athletics Integrity Unit, which oversees disciplinary issues in track, charged Dmitry Shlyakhtin and six others with various...
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    Arkansas City is in Kansas and is supposed to be...

    Arkansas City is in Kansas and is supposed to be pronounced like Kansas and not Arkansas. Always seemed like a terrible name. We always called it Ark City.
  12. Foster is only 61. Medicare eligibility age is 65.

    Foster is only 61. Medicare eligibility age is 65.
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    More media company consolidation. ...

    More media company consolidation.

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2019/11/14/gannett-new-media-investment-group-merger-vote-results/2578352001/
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    One can only assume the family friend has some...

    One can only assume the family friend has some connection to Ohio State.
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    That in my opinion might be a very good thing.

    That in my opinion might be a very good thing.
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    For the record track and field on TV for the last...

    For the record track and field on TV for the last 40 years has one of the most pathetic ratios of action to non action of almost any sport I have ever witnessed.
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    Cain has added some more thoughts on her twitter...

    Cain has added some more thoughts on her twitter account this morning.
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    Zero chance the first will happen. That is the...

    Zero chance the first will happen. That is the NCAA's one and ONLY cash cow.
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    I don't disagree with this general sentiment. But...

    I don't disagree with this general sentiment. But if all the name schools escape significant punishment after the bribery trial it should be obvious to almost anyone that NCAA rules enforcement is...
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    Dang, I used to like you. Oh well.

    Dang, I used to like you. Oh well.
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    Along as Kansas (and a few others) get put on no...

    Along as Kansas (and a few others) get put on no post season probation for a few years I will be happy. Of course this article suggests that no high level program is likely to be completely innocent...
  22. I get all that, but the Coburn example doesn't...

    I get all that, but the Coburn example doesn't make sense to me, because I seriously doubt more than 0.01% of college track and field athletes put that much thought into there choice of event, that...
  23. Why do you say that? Steeplechase was reduced...

    Why do you say that? Steeplechase was reduced from 7 meets to 5 correct?
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    There are folks worried that when the athletes...

    There are folks worried that when the athletes start getting a slice of the pie, that minor sports (like track and field) will suffer.
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    Also your personal preference for the coaches...

    Also your personal preference for the coaches poll is just that. I would wager heavily that the AP poll is more often cited by the media in general when talking about college football rankings.
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