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  1. I don't recall specifically which drug Savinova...

    I don't recall specifically which drug Savinova and Poistogova were busted for, but I've wondered what their testosterone levels were vis a vis Semenya.
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    In talking up Jenny Simpson prior to the women's...

    In talking up Jenny Simpson prior to the women's 1500 at the Rabat Diamond League meet on the Olympic Chanel they showed a graphic of American medalists in the event since 1983, when the first...
  3. Thread: Same Event

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    The only MN I can think of is Miklos Nemeth. ...

    The only MN I can think of is Miklos Nemeth. (Truth be told, I prefer trying to figure out the answer from clues other than initials.)
  4. Seems to be a total waste of a college education.

    Seems to be a total waste of a college education.
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    Well the first sentence says it all when the...

    Well the first sentence says it all when the author writes, "I'm not a huge soccer fan..." So she really doesn't care much about or understand much about the culture of the sport, and is writing...
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    I've seen plenty of time where a player comes in...

    I've seen plenty of time where a player comes in and scores an important goal against his former club, and his "celebration" is muted out of respect for his former teammates and fans. I call it class.
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    Maybe a "Tigerbelle" born in 1944.

    Maybe a "Tigerbelle" born in 1944.
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    Joe DeLoach???

    Joe DeLoach???
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    Funny you should mention Hoad since that was the...

    Funny you should mention Hoad since that was the first tennis match I can recall watching on T.V,., and I was rooting for Rosewall to upset him.
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    I read today that some thought that Mookie Wilson...

    I read today that some thought that Mookie Wilson would have beat his grounder out anyway.
    Buskner's cause of death was Lewey-body (sp?) dementia which Robin Williams suffered from. My...
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    Well its almost a "trick" question. Of course...

    Well its almost a "trick" question. Of course I've heard of the "Big Bang Theory" but never heard of Georges Lemaitre. And the words "creation theory" sound too close to "creationist" or...
  12. As best I recall from what I'd read, Davis hadn't...

    As best I recall from what I'd read, Davis hadn't run the intermediates prior to 1956. He was second to Aubrey Lewis in the event in '56 NCAA meet running 51 and change. Back then the event was...
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    My son was discussing the show with some of his...

    My son was discussing the show with some of his colleagues on Monday (he teaches social studies at one of the NYC elite high schools) and the observation was made that Daenerys was like Josef Stalin...
  14. Going back even further, Glenn Davis in 1956.

    Going back even further, Glenn Davis in 1956.
  15. Thread: RIP Tim Conway

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    Chaplin's and Kaye's genius was with scripted...

    Chaplin's and Kaye's genius was with scripted comedy. Kaye's verbal gymnastics were of another order. Conway's forte was with unexpected ad-libs. Don't compare, just appreciate.
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    My favorite was in the New York Daily News. ...

    My favorite was in the New York Daily News. "Headless Body in Topless Bar."
  17. Thread: Glen Cove

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    Paul Drayton

    Paul Drayton
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    So the kids English and born on May 6th. Name...

    So the kids English and born on May 6th. Name him Roger.
  19. The decision should have been written: "you are...

    The decision should have been written: "you are XY, and therefore not eligible to compete fairly against XX females" (or something to that effect). End of story. Saying that "you can compete if you...
  20. Spot on. Its amazing the articles that I read in...

    Spot on. Its amazing the articles that I read in the N.Y. Times, (along with the PBS news hour broadcast on Friday night), that are totally behind Semanya, yet completely ignore the biology behind...
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    O.K.: Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea,...

    O.K.: Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham. Who is the sixth?
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    Is there an Oregon High School Boys Mile record...

    Is there an Oregon High School Boys Mile record progression anywhere "out there"?
  23. I'm even more discriminating. To me, truly world...

    I'm even more discriminating. To me, truly world class is someone capable of medaling, or at the least, making a final.
  24. I have a very vague recollection of having read...

    I have a very vague recollection of having read in T&Fn eons ago about some runner once having had malaria but that is all. I'm waiting for the answer so that I can say to myself, "oh yeah." I...
  25. Thread: Wednesday Gold

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    Dartmouth. Gerry Ashworth.

    Dartmouth. Gerry Ashworth.
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