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Old 08-04-2015, 04:54 PM   #751
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Re: By the way

Goodell or Brady. Brady or Goodell. Any discussion of who to root for, passionately, in Deflategate, should only be compared with an inquiry into whether Burgess Meredeth’s Penguin was a superior acting performance over Ceasar Romero’s Joker. This Deflategate horse has been flogged to death, revived, flogged, shot, and beheaded.
I beg the group: New sports topic. Serena gets the calendar slam. Even odds. Discuss.
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Old 08-04-2015, 05:01 PM   #752
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Old 08-04-2015, 05:29 PM   #753
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Re: No Faith in the Moral Standards of the Players as a Group

Hats off to Burger for pulling us out of the miasma that is sporting debate. I wonder how we ever got this far away from our roots.

I'd do a stick figure diagram a la Ruysbroeck, but I can't draw anywhere near as well as he can.
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Old 08-04-2015, 05:40 PM   #754
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Although I think Brady knew full well that the balls were underinflated and either looked the other way or instructed his guys to break the rules, at this point I'm rooting for the NFL to lose in court because the disciplinary process where Goodell reviews his own decision and gets to say, "Yep. Good work, Goodell," is a joke.
Unclear what the NFLPA was smoking when they agreed to that.
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Old 08-04-2015, 07:49 PM   #755
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Re: No Faith in the Moral Standards of the Players as a Group

Deflate gate is worth being able to say "Tom Brady's balls"ad infinitum.
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Old 08-04-2015, 08:58 PM   #756
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Unclear what the NFLPA was smoking when they agreed to that.
I think they were smoking spliffs lit by $100 bills.

Although they say they didn't actually agree to let Goodell hear appeals from his own decisions.
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Old 08-05-2015, 09:45 AM   #757
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Unclear what the NFLPA was smoking when they agreed to that.
For whatever reason (there are many theories), the NFLPA is considered one of the weakest unions in professional sports. Recall that player contracts are not guaranteed and a player can be cut at any time and won't even get paid for the remaining games in that season. I suspect that they really didn't have much choice but to accept the "I, The Jury ... And Judge and Appellate Court, Too" provision in the CBA.

And some savvy negotiators who are playing with a weak hand have been known to agree to outrageous provisions with the expectation that when push comes to shove there's a chance it might be ruled unenforceable.
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Old 08-05-2015, 07:32 PM   #758
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Re: No Faith in the Moral Standards of the Players as a Group

How to get rid of clutter.
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Old 08-06-2015, 06:03 PM   #760
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Go Texans!

http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/13...-believing-god

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Old 08-06-2015, 06:36 PM   #761
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Arian Foster goes to the same barber as my husband, and my sister has met him a few times over the last few years. By all accounts, he's a pretty awesome guy.
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Old 08-07-2015, 10:17 AM   #762
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Arian Foster goes to the same barber as my husband, and my sister has met him a few times over the last few years. By all accounts, he's a pretty awesome guy.
Really interesting article (thanks, TM). It may help explain why the Texans' owner felt justified the other day in saying something like "seems like Arian has a soft tissue injury every year." Not like there will be fan outrage, right? If he had only been washed in the blood of the lamb ....
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Old 08-11-2015, 10:58 AM   #764
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Teague for two

O.K., so like the U of M(inn) athletic director resigned after a bunch of harassing texts, including the following wonderfully scarily bizarre ones:



My question is, what is "flat and mega tongue on clit"? Is that a thing, other than just run-of-the-mill cunnilingus? I'm afraid to Google it.
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Old 08-11-2015, 11:26 AM   #765
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O.K., so like the U of M(inn) athletic director resigned after a bunch of harassing texts, including the following wonderfully scarily bizarre ones:



My question is, what is "flat and mega tongue on clit"? Is that a thing, other than just run-of-the-mill cunnilingus? I'm afraid to Google it.
I assumed it was a drunken typo or autocorrect, but who knows.

Always nice to have another incident to make you proud of the old alma mater.
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