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    I've said this several times on this board, but I...

    I've said this several times on this board, but I think the best expert commentator on any sport, although you rarely see it, is Cynthia Potter on diving. Listening to her, I actually think I know...
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    You screw up on your job? Who should we report...

    You screw up on your job? Who should we report that to?
  3. Becca / PVP - good work on this. Could you send...

    Becca / PVP - good work on this. Could you send me an email at bam1729bam@gmail.com? I have some questions about this for a statistical project I am working on.
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    I would second that, both on the quality of...

    I would second that, both on the quality of Tennis Channel commentators and the fact that Chris Evert is terrible.
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    No big deal. He didn't know the rules - he'll...

    No big deal. He didn't know the rules - he'll follow them from now on, I suspect.
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    I think in most international sports, English is...

    I think in most international sports, English is the language of the referees and officials - except for the French Open in tennis, where they call the score in French. I assume it is that way for...
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    I went to a Euro Cup meeting at Crystal Palace...

    I went to a Euro Cup meeting at Crystal Palace about 30 years ago and talked to Peter and Richard Hymans and they also invited me to a NUTS meeting the next day, where I met Bob Sparks and also...
  8. And I expected my comparison of Tiger and Arnie...

    And I expected my comparison of Tiger and Arnie to two US Presidents would get pulled by EGH - as it did
  9. Palmer's womanizing was well-known but I was...

    Palmer's womanizing was well-known but I was referring to the point that Woods was a jerk all along, while Palmer was a God to the other players, to the fans, to everybody. I could tell many stories...
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    I just accepted 2 review articles for J Shoulder...

    I just accepted 2 review articles for J Shoulder and Elbow Surgery on biologics in shoulder / elbow therapy (biologics = stem cells +/- platelet-rich plasma = PRP). These were written by 2...
  11. Let's see - Nike supported Tiger Woods after all...

    Let's see - Nike supported Tiger Woods after all the crap ... Nike supported Lance Armstrong throughout his 7 Tours de France wins ... So when has Nike ever worried about being disgraceful?
  12. Very true. When I played golf I read a lot of...

    Very true. When I played golf I read a lot of self-help books - everybody did. One of the first really popular ones was Psycho-Cybernetics, which was written by Maxwell Maltz...
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    Just watching the Oslo DL meet on NBC SN and...

    Just watching the Oslo DL meet on NBC SN and watched the women's 200. Gabi Thomas was in the starting blocks. She has long dark hair, and it appeared to me as she leaned over in the blocks that her...
  14. I agree with Atticus. Its an exhibition. Let him...

    I agree with Atticus. Its an exhibition. Let him run
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    Yes, I know. We were there a couple times...

    Yes, I know. We were there a couple times together. I grew up in Framingham and was also a frequent visitor at the Eliot in the old days.
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    And at the Quad Cities Open (?1977) Fuzzy set a...

    And at the Quad Cities Open (?1977) Fuzzy set a tour record with 8 consecutive birdies. I was playing in the group ahead of him, and on the 17th hole, he drove the green (Fuzzy was very long before...
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    Fuzzy Zoeller - matches Atticus's clue and I...

    Fuzzy Zoeller - matches Atticus's clue and I played with him a few times?
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    Atticus - I don't know the answer to this

    Atticus - I don't know the answer to this
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    Unlike the IOC, which only recognizes Great...

    Unlike the IOC, which only recognizes Great Britain as a nation, FIFA recognizes the 4 British nations - England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland. One of the main reasons that GBR has trouble...
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    These IFs, NOCs, NGBs change names over the years...

    These IFs, NOCs, NGBs change names over the years all the time - witness AAU / TAC / USATF. US Olympic Committee has had about 5 names since it was first formed around 1900 - American Olympic...
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    That actually was the acronym for the IF of...

    That actually was the acronym for the IF of taekwondo - the World Taekwondo Federation. They changed it last year after they found out what WTF stood for in many minds. They shortened it to simply...
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    Yes, it would be nice if he was able to be more...

    Yes, it would be nice if he was able to be more definitive. But we use Pawel for info on all Polish Olympians and he is very reliable.
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    IOC will never change it now - too many years...

    IOC will never change it now - too many years out. They've only done that a couple of times - Jim Thorpe, Ingemar Johansson, 1952 boxing bronze medalists.

    Rules were also very different in 1964....
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    I think I know this one already

    I think I know this one already
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    Our Polish contact for Olympedia, Pawel Wudarski,...

    Our Polish contact for Olympedia, Pawel Wudarski, replied to me and stated that, as far as he knows, Klobukowska never married.
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