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    Only three countries among the 36 countries in...

    Only three countries among the 36 countries in OECD.

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/trump-cuts-us-taxes-fourth-233815750.html
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    She definitely chose the right sport. And given...

    She definitely chose the right sport. And given her post collegiate success, it's hard to question the choice Williams made (although she could have been an even better volleyball player.) But I have...
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    There are many people who think it could be bad....

    There are many people who think it could be bad. Here is one example.

    https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2018/12/17/18141181/foundation-charity-deduction-democracy-rob-reich
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    This athlete chose volleyball after college....

    This athlete chose volleyball after college. National Player of the Year in volleyball and all conference in basketball.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danielle_Scott-Arruda
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    All American in both basketball and volleyball in...

    All American in both basketball and volleyball in the same year. (And the national player of the year in volleyball.)

    Two NCAA championships in volleyball and an Olympic gold medal in basketball....
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    Mercy rule in baseball and softball exists so...

    Mercy rule in baseball and softball exists so that a lopsided game does not go on for too long. Tennis does not have that problem, because the more lopsided the match is, the sooner it ends. Even in...
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    UNC, back in the 1990s, might have scored more...

    UNC, back in the 1990s, might have scored more than 10 goals if Anson Dorrance did not have a self-imposed "9-goal" rule. (He tells his players to stop scoring once his team is up 9-0.) I think...
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    Just found out aboutthis game between Stanford...

    Just found out aboutthis game between Stanford and Prairie View A&M. No mercy at all.
    The question is, did they celebrate after the 15th goal?
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    That article also should be read with some grains...

    That article also should be read with some grains of salt, given the authors' agenda.

    In any case, my point was that P5 schools and the rest of D1 operate on different models. There are many...
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    A story on Girma Bekele Gebre and West Side...

    A story on Girma Bekele Gebre and West Side Runners’ Club.

    https://news.yahoo.com/ny-team-helping-immigrant-runners-032626192.html
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    Okay. So I found the answer to my own question....

    Okay. So I found the answer to my own question. (Data are from 2016.)

    P5 schools. 64/65 make profit on football. 54/65 make profit on men's basketball.
    The rest of FBS. 6/64 make profit on...
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    I don't have any proficiency with Excel, but how...

    I don't have any proficiency with Excel, but how hard is it to understand that 977 performers have produced 8634 performances? In fact, it is hard for me to understand why any one can be confused...
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    How many D1 schools actually make net profit from...

    How many D1 schools actually make net profit from football?
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    it is kind of sad to think the deaths of Sadat...

    it is kind of sad to think the deaths of Sadat and Rabin made bigger impressions on me than Camp David or Oslo Accord. So I will post about a positive surprise here.

    In February 1986, I was...
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    +1 on this. The break-up of the USSR was also a...

    +1 on this. The break-up of the USSR was also a question of when by the time it happened. The same for the end of Apartheid. I had not expected any of them years ahead, but by the time they happened,...
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    "Muhammad beat fellow nominees Brigid Kosgei, who...

    "Muhammad beat fellow nominees Brigid Kosgei, who broke the women's marathon world record, and Sifan Hassan, who won world gold in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters."
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    And Hasay didn't cut her hair. She decided to...

    And Hasay didn't cut her hair. She decided to change her ponytail to braids to reduce the drag instead.

    One big difference is that Hasay was already an adult when Salazar started coaching her....
  18. VDOT calculator predicts 13:53 / 28:54 / 1:03:37...

    VDOT calculator predicts 13:53 / 28:54 / 1:03:37 / 2:13:19.

    Inconceivable? Depends on what you are wearing...

    https://runsmartproject.com/calculator/
  19. Are you talking about someone like Stefanidi, who...

    Are you talking about someone like Stefanidi, who won a World Youth title and a World Junior medal? She bothered to come to the US to attend Stanford.
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    But the US government no longer has the AAA...

    But the US government no longer has the AAA rating (at least not from S&P).

    https://tradingeconomics.com/country-list/rating

    This is a more relevant (and less alarming) graphic.
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    I don't know how rich Mr. Zhao was (is), or how...

    I don't know how rich Mr. Zhao was (is), or how he earned his income. But based on his background, I suspect most of that comes from his investment. If that's the case, the problem is that his...
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    Here is the visual evidence. ...

    Here is the visual evidence.

    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dan_Quayle_presidential_campaign,_2000.png
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    This has already happened with wHT, and the WR...

    This has already happened with wHT, and the WR was indeed broken multiple times.
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    A new pair of the same model needs significantly...

    A new pair of the same model needs significantly less "breaking in" than a new model.
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    Nozomi Takamatsu. (2014 Youth Olympic champion....

    Nozomi Takamatsu. (2014 Youth Olympic champion. She was 4th in the World Junior race that Cain won.)

    https://www.letsrun.com/forum/flat_read.php?thread=8313854
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