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    Except during the Olympics.

    Except during the Olympics.
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    He is 61 years old and is certainly vested in a...

    He is 61 years old and is certainly vested in a Nike retirement plan. He probably does not need to coach again. But he may want to.
  3. IRS studies disagree. The Top 1% may not pay the...

    IRS studies disagree. The Top 1% may not pay the nominal tax rate but they still have an effective rate above the middle class. You can find anecdotal examples like Buffet and his secretary but...
  4. Well deserved!

    Well deserved!
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    I am in NJ and some global warming In the winters...

    I am in NJ and some global warming In the winters might reduce the outflow of our residents to Florida - especially if we’d ever reduce our ridiculously high taxes.
  6. I think you are wrong. I recall him running and...

    I think you are wrong. I recall him running and losing to George W Bush in 2000.
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    Agreed. He has been a “colorful” analyst for...

    Agreed. He has been a “colorful” analyst for Canadian hockey shows for decades. But he probably only attracts older demographics now. I’d guess that they were looking to get rid of him. Even if they...
  8. Like Dan Quayle? :-)

    Like Dan Quayle? :-)
  9. Dole was the losing VP candidate in 1976 and...

    Dole was the losing VP candidate in 1976 and presidential nominee in 1996 but lost.

    Mondale was the losing VP candidate in 1980 and presidential nominee in 1984 but lost.

    JFK was one of three...
  10. Sadly, they will likely be sued.

    Sadly, they will likely be sued.
  11. I wonder how long could Jenner been competitive...

    I wonder how long could Jenner been competitive as a transgender athlete after no longer a decathlete?
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    The reason always given for the jewelry...

    The reason always given for the jewelry prohibition in HS is safety although in all my years I have never seen or heard of an instance in non-HS competition in which jewelry caused a safety problem....
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    There should be three letters. WAA for World...

    There should be three letters.

    WAA for World Athletics Association would work.

    Or they could try The Athletics Congress (TAC) :-)
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    I think they got this one right.

    I think they got this one right.
  15. The compromise (as pointed out) would be to let...

    The compromise (as pointed out) would be to let children in free - say anyone under 18. They might have even sold a few more tickets to accompanying adults.
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    We know 29 is one short of the record. But what...

    We know 29 is one short of the record. But what about 14 golds?
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    Didn’t she just break the old AR in the 400h? And...

    Didn’t she just break the old AR in the 400h? And she has more upside for improvement than Muhammad.
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    13 golds and 29 total?

    13 golds and 29 total?
  19. They went to about 2:45 pm.

    They went to about 2:45 pm.
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    I said “could” not “would.” I do not know what...

    I said “could” not “would.” I do not know what Nike’s corporate retirement policy is but large publicly-traded corporations tend to be less flexible. And Masback may not need financially to continue...
  21. I missed the beginning on television. Who were...

    I missed the beginning on television. Who were the announcers? I thought they were pretty good.
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    With one day to go, USA has 11 gold and 25 total...

    With one day to go, USA has 11 gold and 25 total medals. Left to go: w100h, wLJ, m1500, m10k, w4x4, m4x4

    It has been mentioned that thirty is the USA record for total medals. What is the record...
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    Any final predictions?

    Any final predictions?
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    Masback has been with Nike since he stepped down...

    Masback has been with Nike since he stepped down from being CEO of USATF in 2008. I guess they gave him international positions to avoid conflicts with his former job. But since he should be 64 years...
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    At Penn Relays one year with a messed-up...

    At Penn Relays one year with a messed-up collegiate championship 4x100, they did a rerun without the original winner and declared co-champions.
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