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    Yesterday, 11:22 AM
    I really don't mind empty seats either, but I think the assumption that the venues are so important to the players is not necessarily true. Ultimately, when you hear people talk about high school sports experiences, it's less about where it's played, but more about the fact that it was played. The important, and longest lasting memory isn't playing at Rupp...it's just playing in the state tourney. While the venue might get mentioned here and...
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    Mar 21, 19, 09:37 AM
    My search comes up with headlines about “Florida man dies.....”. Or “Florida is man is killed”
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    Mar 20, 19, 09:22 AM
    When would he have been the #1 for GB? Jordy Nelson was the #1, except for the year he was hurt, and Davante Adams has been the #1 since then. At best, Cobb was the #2.
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    Mar 19, 19, 09:00 PM
    Meh. Cobb has had 1 big season and 2 other decent seasons, none of which has come in the last 3 years. His other 5 years really haven’t been very good, even while playing with one of the top QB’s in the game. The Cowboys got him cheap, because he’s hurt a lot, and really not all that productive.
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    Mar 19, 19, 07:15 PM
    Columbia House also had a division that did VHS/DVD's, and there was a company that did a similar "club" with books. I never did the movie club, but did do the book club a couple of times.
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    Mar 19, 19, 10:56 AM
    Did both, multiple times. I had amassed a large cd collection by my mid 20's by signing up, making the required purchase, then canceling, and doing it over, and over again. I probably repeated the cycle 10 times with both clubs. It was always a great day when your 10 (or 12 or however many they offered for a penny) arrived. My mother also got most of her record collection through Columbia House. And I had several shady friends that used...
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    Mar 19, 19, 10:17 AM
    The Angels think Mike Trout is. Considering he is one of the top couple guys in the entire world, at his chosen profession, how can you say for sure he's not "worth" that much money? The team he plays on is valued at nearly $2 billion. Trout's annual contract is about 2% of the teams total worth. Don't get me wrong...Trout is making an obscene amount of money. But on an annual basis, what he's making is just a drop in the bucket of what the...
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    Mar 19, 19, 10:06 AM
    I think Grant got mentioned more because they happen to be playing Conner (who is in NKY).
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    Mar 19, 19, 07:52 AM
    While in theory, multiple teams would seem to make sense, in practice, it’s just not practical. You’ve already got a 1/2 dozen grade level teams between boys and girls. Unless you’ve got multiple gyms, it’s going to be nearly impossible to have enough gym time for practice and games if you add additional teams. Not to mention finding enough quality coaches.
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    Mar 18, 19, 07:20 AM
    Not sure how many of the games scheduled for today will actually be played. The heavy rain the past several weeks I’m sure has a lot of fields in rough shape.
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    Mar 18, 19, 07:17 AM
    Yep. I haven’t run the clock for basketball, but I have for football. It’s not hard to get caught up into the game and miss things. I can’t imagine how difficult it would be to try to work the game and shot clock at the same time.
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    Mar 17, 19, 07:35 PM
    I think it would have the opposite effect. With an extra foul, I think you'd see guys playing tighter defense, and taking more chances, resulting in less scoring, and ultimately more fouls. That would interrupt the flow of the game, and there's nothing enjoyable about watching a free throw contest. It makes sense that the NBA allows more fouls. Their games are 50% longer than high school games. An extra foul makes sense.
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    Mar 15, 19, 07:45 AM
    You’re making it harder than it needs to be. Different sport, but I’ve seeded wrestling tournaments with 300+ wrestlers from 3 or 4 states, many of which I’ve never seen or even heard of. I could seed the state basketball tourney in less than an hour, and I don’t follow HS basketball that closely. I’m guessing the experts could do it in 10 or 15 minutes. The “it’s too hard” crowd is simply making excuses because they don’t want the tourney...
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    Mar 14, 19, 09:51 PM
    Yes. I’ve seen seeding work literally hundreds of times. As long as there is set criteria, and it’s followed, you may not like all the results, but there isn’t any bias. Yes there may be a few debates and arguments over some spots. And it’s not always perfect. But it’s better than a random draw. Now if, the criteria gets changed, or isn’t set prior to seeding, then everything I said goes out the window.
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    Mar 14, 19, 09:31 PM
    If you seed purely on opinion, this is true. If you seed based on predetermined, set criteria, objective criteria, is really hard for someone to manipulate seeding.
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    Mar 14, 19, 05:31 PM
    I’m guessing this league is doing it on their own and MLB has nothing to do with these changes.
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    Mar 14, 19, 03:49 PM
    Hes 26 and still in his prime with probably 4-6 elite years left. He still had over 1000 yards in limited action last year, playing with one of the worst QBs in the league (yes I said it...Eli Manning is garbage at this point in his career). You may not like him as a person, but OBJ is still an elite receiver, one of the top 3 or 4 in the league.
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    Mar 14, 19, 03:43 PM
    Interviews should be wrapping up soon. I’d guess a hire would be made by the end of the month.
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    Mar 14, 19, 11:35 AM
    How is this a great move for the Giants? They've said all along it would take two 1st round picks to get OBJ, and now they only get the 17th and 95th picks? The chances of replacing their best player (who is in his prime) with one of those picks is remote. Not to mention, they signed him to an extension a year ago, and now have $16 million in dead money stuck to their salary cap, futher limiting the moves they can make. If this was all you...
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    Mar 13, 19, 11:24 AM
    Last year, Tampa did start a guy two consecutive games. I'm not sure how the league can regulate this so teams "can set their lineup". As it stands, even if a starter scratches, teams have to announce a starter as soon as possible. Unless you force a team to announce their first two pitchers (which would be silly), there's not a lot that can be done.
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    Mar 12, 19, 01:57 PM
    95% of kids aren't even going to play at the next level. Changing the game for 5 out of every 100 kids who will play in collge, is putting the cart before the horse. The talent level overall at the high school level is not high enough to implement a shot clock. A shot clock will only put the less skilled teams further behind, and create even uglier basketball. Stall ball isn't fun to watch, but neither is watching poor shooting teams shoot...
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    Mar 12, 19, 01:52 PM
    Like baseball games where despite being 35+ players on both teams, maybe 50 people show up to watch. Or tennis matches where there aren't enough spectators to have a 3 on 3 pickup basketball game. Outside of football and basketball, most high school sports have pretty poor attendance.
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    Mar 11, 19, 12:25 PM
    It’s still going to be a good sized school...facilities, support, etc won’t change any because of the new school. Maybe just a few less players to choose from.
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    Mar 8, 19, 01:06 PM
    That's a start
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    Mar 8, 19, 11:40 AM
    I've often wondered that as well, as it's brought up all the time when talking about attendance. I'm guessing it's because a Sunday final requires an extra nights stay, and eating out for another whole day, adding a couple hundred $'s to the total bill. But playing the semi's and finals the same day, at least in my opinion, is silly and doesn't lend itself to great basketball. And really, if you're already spending close to a grand for...
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    Mar 8, 19, 11:30 AM
    They had some success with this system. They even started the same guy two games in a row once. The big advantage is it allows you to play the matchup game early against what are usually a teams best hitters at the top of the order. You then bring a starter type guy in the second inning and he's only matching up twice against those best hitters (at the top of the lineup), and three times against the weaker hitters (the bottom of the order). ...
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    Mar 8, 19, 11:01 AM
    Except Indiana still sells out the arena for the largest classes, and it's tournament I believe is still the highest attended HS tourney in the nation. People say classing "didn't work" in Indiana and won't work in KY, more based on nostalgia than real numbers. The fact is, KY's Sweet 16 keeps declining, even as they address the "excuses', like competing with the SEC tourney. The problem is the format doesn't work anymore. Not all the best...
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    Mar 8, 19, 06:01 AM
    Participation is up in sports as a whole. It’s just that there are more sports and activities to play. Plus, it’s not like basketball teams are only showing up with 8 guys, or struggling to find guys to play. The benches are full of players. That’s not true of all sports, but basketball for certain isn’t hurting for players.
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    Mar 7, 19, 03:47 PM
    Not weird at all.
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    Mar 7, 19, 03:45 PM
    Quincy Perrin, Scott. 4 year starter, returning 1st team NKFCA honoree. He’s already had two big years, should be in line for a big Senior year.
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