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    In his appeal hearing, Garrett told the NFL that...

    In his appeal hearing, Garrett told the NFL that Rudolph used a racial slur during the incident.

    He didn't bring that up on game night or the few days after, and nobody on the field heard it, so...
  2. And lots of income that doesn't show up on...

    And lots of income that doesn't show up on personal tax returns (especially for the top 0.1%), like unrealized investment gains and C-corp business profits.
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    Hasay has a lot more to lose, still in her prime...

    Hasay has a lot more to lose, still in her prime and expecting another 5-10 years at the elite level, whereas Bartoletta is inches away from retirement, and probably doesn't expect Nike to renew her...
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    Is she still sponsored by Nike? If yes, it...

    Is she still sponsored by Nike? If yes, it shouldn't be hard to understand why she's trying to play "both sides" and tiptoe around being very critical of Salazar (and by implication, Nike).
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    That ad is meth'd up.

    That ad is meth'd up.
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    To me the most interesting aspect is when they...

    To me the most interesting aspect is when they rely on technology based on the roundness of the earth and the knowledge of how objects move around it, like GPS navigation or satellite TV or flying...
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    When you slide, dive, or roll in a game pursuant...

    When you slide, dive, or roll in a game pursuant to your own spontaneous decision, you've already done a subconscious calculation of whether it's reasonably safe to do it, and you'll automatically...
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    I haven't read enough about this particular case...

    I haven't read enough about this particular case to comment on the merits of it, but I don't think it's universally frivolous for a coach to be sued for something they instructed a kid to do which...
  9. She signed with Puma, as announced on her...

    She signed with Puma, as announced on her Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/B5EKYaUgs0B/

    As usual, terms are undisclosed.
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    Exactly. Imagine if AlSal was a tennis coach...

    Exactly.

    Imagine if AlSal was a tennis coach and Serena Williams was one of his athletes. Either she'd end up hospitalized for malnourishment-induced ailments after trying to become as skinny as...
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    It turned out to be not such a ridiculous idea!...

    It turned out to be not such a ridiculous idea! It led to the finding that some quantum field calculations could be significantly simplified (without losing accuracy) by treating positrons as...
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    After the flat-earther conference, the flat...

    After the flat-earther conference, the flat earther gets in their car and uses their car's GPS navigation to guide them back to the hotel. While back at the hotel, they use their smartphone to watch...
  13. Next to none, unless somebody in his family will...

    Next to none, unless somebody in his family will coach him.
  14. Yes, in the long run she'll make a living as a...

    Yes, in the long run she'll make a living as a massage therapist or coach or something else; I'm not concerned about that.

    My point is that going pro with a PR so far from the top women in the...
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    Garrett's 2019 season is over, but he'll be back...

    Garrett's 2019 season is over, but he'll be back on the field sometime next season, because of the "boys will be boys" culture of football, and because Rudolph wasn't visibly injured by the hit.
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  16. I agree it's not for everybody. But neither is...

    I agree it's not for everybody. But neither is going through the grueling demands of being a professional athlete while living on poverty wages.

    Going pro this soon with a small-money contract...
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    Who is Randolph? Did you mean Rudolph?

    Who is Randolph? Did you mean Rudolph?
  18. If she doesn't clear 15 feet real soon, she might...

    If she doesn't clear 15 feet real soon, she might hate the peanuts she'll be earning more than she hates school.
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    Longer video, with multiple camera angles:...

    Longer video, with multiple camera angles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WApAX7VDfkw
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    Ouch. Forget about a mere suspension. That's...

    Ouch. Forget about a mere suspension. That's worthy of jail time.
  21. Sometimes injuries result from not training...

    Sometimes injuries result from not training intensely enough. One day you push your limits in training or competition, and you get hurt because you didn't train hard enough to be ready for that....
  22. When I saw the GoFundMe for $350,000, I thought...

    When I saw the GoFundMe for $350,000, I thought that amount was because he was uninsured. But when I saw Willie Banks' post about it (https://www.facebook.com/willie.banks2), I saw that the $350K...
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    If she had agreed to take them, presumably he...

    If she had agreed to take them, presumably he would have told her what to do minimize her chances of getting caught. And/or the request to take them may have happened when her performances had...
  24. Top 1%, not really. That's around $300K/year for...

    Top 1%, not really. That's around $300K/year for individuals, which includes lots of doctors, lawyers, and corporate managers who pay ordinary income tax on their salaries at higher marginal tax...
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    She didn't say she actually took diuretics. She...

    She didn't say she actually took diuretics. She only said he wanted her to take them.
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