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  1. Thread: Eugene WC 2021

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    I have not gone to many and watch most on TV, but...

    I have not gone to many and watch most on TV, but I enjoyed going to Eugene for NCAA 2018 and USATF 2019. I was at one of the early Regionals in Austin which was OK even if it was uncomfortably warm...
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    Well LA 1984 supposedly began an era that was...

    Well LA 1984 supposedly began an era that was less costly then the debacle of Montreal, although I do not know whether that is true or not. Certainly LA had a lot of venues that did not need to be...
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    No way easing two strides will slow her much more...

    No way easing two strides will slow her much more than she would be slowing at the end. Two steps only takes half a second; a 20% slowdown is not realistic.
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    In fact there is an explicit comment to the...

    In fact there is an explicit comment to the contrary.
  5. Thread: Current movies

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    That is a rather bad understanding of asburgers...

    That is a rather bad understanding of asburgers (and the females in my household are two for two). And clearly a lot of people were getting confused so there are too many Type I and Type II errors...
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    I understand this choice, but I have a major...

    I understand this choice, but I have a major problem in the the GOAT of GOATs has never been Athlete of the Year and this year was the greatest of 3-4 great years for them. If you cannot figure out...
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    Well, Wisconsin's last-second loss on a 40+ yard...

    Well, Wisconsin's last-second loss on a 40+ yard FG ended up with no effect on anything of note, as far as I can see. The still would be 0-2 versus OSU unless you allow them to swap halves (take the...
  8. Thread: Eugene WC 2021

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    I am guessing that the tower will have some...

    I am guessing that the tower will have some broadcast function and high view for video. It might also have Luxury seating but by being away, it would not be that valuable.
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    Katie Izzo was right behind Warner, but not close...

    Katie Izzo was right behind Warner, but not close enough to get the Collegiate record and Warner does not get it because she is not competing indoors (Bruce had IR - Indoor Record? - which it is...
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    The suits lasted very few competitions and were...

    The suits lasted very few competitions and were quite expensive. So, below the elite level the really made for a financial/performance imbalance.
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    Her speed has been slower this year than maybe...

    Her speed has been slower this year than maybe the past two, although it can be hard to compare across years. Still, it seems that those who were projecting her to keep on getting better at a...
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    You can have an opinion but having an opinion on...

    You can have an opinion but having an opinion on how statistics is done is not really a thing. Having an opinion on what meaning you take from it certainly is 'a thing'.
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    Same holds for performer and in fact that was the...

    Same holds for performer and in fact that was the notion that was in my head. The reason frequency comes in is because there are so few opportunities and thus the observed times have a bias at the...
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    So you are going to compare the 1000th best...

    So you are going to compare the 1000th best 10,000 mark with the 1000th best 100m mark via some scoring table? Really? There are many dozens of opportunities for the sprinter's to get their best...
  15. I had a slightly different meaning; I thought the...

    I had a slightly different meaning; I thought the pending hearing was big news - the outcome certainly is big news. Vin, as I remember it, indicated that he was pretty sure of the outcome, although...
  16. I brought this up right after the Nuttycomb XC...

    I brought this up right after the Nuttycomb XC Invitational in Madison mid-October (i.e., that Lannana had told me at the meet that the hearing was going to be the following Monday (Oct 21, 2019) at...
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    It is fundamental, since the purpose underlying...

    It is fundamental, since the purpose underlying the question is to compare across events.
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    Was that really a 6.77m jump?

    Was that really a 6.77m jump?
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    But wind does, as does the frequency that you can...

    But wind does, as does the frequency that you can compete in an event, especially under good conditions (e.g., not hot for the distances). However, you also knock out races and horizontal jumps with...
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    If marks include ancillary marks, then field...

    If marks include ancillary marks, then field events have an advantage getting to 1000. Also, given the decreasing frequency with distance, the sprints have more advantages, and especially the...
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    Related question on tickets for the 2021 WCs. I...

    Related question on tickets for the 2021 WCs. I hope that I am going to stay at a nephew's house in Eugene, so might be there for the duration; what do I do for tickets for the WCs?
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    Certainly the logic of the Excel commands and...

    Certainly the logic of the Excel commands and likely even the particulars will work with other programs. I still have a 'forever' license from a while back that still works. Plus I will get my...
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    Given that he tested positive soon thereafter and...

    Given that he tested positive soon thereafter and the thinness of testing it seem somewhere between highly likely and virtually certain that he was doping when he threw the WR.
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    And those numbers include some things and exclude...

    And those numbers include some things and exclude others. Football and Basketball play a part in a lot of donations. They also probably play a part in legislative funding....
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    The T&FN rule is that if you have a drug DQ in...

    The T&FN rule is that if you have a drug DQ in the year, marks in that year 'do not count', which takes out Barnes' mark.
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