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All of which is to say that Thursday night games on CBS are likely just the start
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 07.24.14 on Jul 28 2014, 11:23a
Right, but walk through the math
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 07.24.14 on Jul 28 2014, 10:07a - 2 replies
American government is usually taught senior year
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 27 2014, 11:04a
Does anybody have any information on the ad rates?
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 07.24.14 on Jul 27 2014, 11:01a - 2 replies
I think as soon as players are getting paid salaries more a nominal amount, the dynamic will change pretty quickly
Commented on The Issue of Amateurism on Jul 25 2014, 3:51p - 2 replies
Zero and double zero are different numbers
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 07.25.14 on Jul 25 2014, 3:33p - 1 reply
The TV deal is $5.5B per year?
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 07.24.14 on Jul 25 2014, 3:31p - 1 reply
Why wouldn't they?
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 07.25.14 on Jul 25 2014, 3:09p - 1 reply
Preach!
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 07.24.14 on Jul 25 2014, 3:08p
In fairness to Triston, he's claiming that going further in math makes someone better at teaching 2nd grade math
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 25 2014, 3:08p
Yeah, there are general rules limiting compensation at non-profits
Commented on The Issue of Amateurism on Jul 25 2014, 2:50p - 1 reply
I feel pretty sure that we're in the process of killing the goose that laid the golden egg
Commented on The Issue of Amateurism on Jul 25 2014, 2:17p - 2 replies
Just to clarify, monopsony is the term for only a single buyer, while monopoly is only a single seller
Commented on The Issue of Amateurism on Jul 25 2014, 2:11p
I think it's much more about the draft fiasco, not about the losing.
Commented on My day with Royals assistant GM Dean Taylor on Jul 25 2014, 2:03p - 1 reply
It's not at all clear to me that Goodell is making the owners richer
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 07.24.14 on Jul 25 2014, 2:03p - 2 replies
It seems like Houston is getting some criticism for being too analytics focused, but I've never heard anybody say this about the A's
Commented on My day with Royals assistant GM Dean Taylor on Jul 25 2014, 12:58p - 1 reply
Yeah, Selig after the strike was pretty hated
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 07.24.14 on Jul 25 2014, 11:01a - 2 replies
Has there ever been a major sports administrator as hated as Goodell?
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 07.24.14 on Jul 25 2014, 12:08a - 1 reply
You're making two unrelated arguments
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 25 2014, 12:04a
The gap between the best player in baseball and the number 2 prospect is enormous
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 24, 2014 on Jul 24 2014, 4:00p
for Han Solo
Voted on Jul 24 2014, 3:55p
2 points on this:
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 24 2014, 1:54p
Surely you agree that there are fewer games in college
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 24 2014, 12:07p
I'm not against age limits per se (see above)
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 24 2014, 12:01p - 2 replies
Certainly the objective level of performance is much different
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 24 2014, 11:56a - 1 reply
Yeah, the fact that only the top 100 or so can actually make it work financially does make it tough
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 24 2014, 10:05a - 1 reply
You don't think college coaches protect their superstars in practice?
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 24 2014, 10:03a - 1 reply
The game seems to be demanding more strength and stamina, both qualities that peak later in life
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 10:45p - 1 reply
I'm not following how more players means more hits per player
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 10:43p - 2 replies
Great work
Commented on Know Your KU History: Willie Pless on Jul 23 2014, 6:32p
WE, through our elected representatives, have all sorts of age restrictions
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 6:29p - 2 replies
My understanding is that people under 18 can't enter into contracts
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 6:17p
It will be interesting to see how old the next wave of players is when they break through
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 6:12p - 1 reply
I agree those guys might benefit
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 6:08p
Why do you think they're hitting more in practice?
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 6:06p - 1 reply
But even Djokovic and Murray and the next wave don't seem to be able to reach the top until their mid-20s.
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 11:50a - 1 reply
Who is the last college-age man to win a major?
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 10:54a - 1 reply
The summer spent following Dave Matthews (or was it Phish) followed by a big dropoff was infuriating to me at the time
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 10:40a - 1 reply
Now that's an excellent counterpoint.
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 10:32a - 1 reply
I'm not bashing Xavier
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 10:32a
My guess too
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.23.14 on Jul 23 2014, 10:05a
Haven't both tennis and golf instituted minimum age limits?
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 9:57a - 1 reply
I think this analysis is exactly right in both respects
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 9:54a
This paragraph baffles me
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 9:53a - 2 replies
I also think judging them on whether they help every single person is too high a standard
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 9:51a - 1 reply
I think it makes sense on concussion grounds alone
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 9:50a - 1 reply
Do they not have health care coverage in college?
Commented on One-and-done culture in the NCAA on Jul 23 2014, 9:47a
I suspect most baseball players can't tell the difference.
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 22, 2014 on Jul 22 2014, 12:54p
I think people who are smart enough to hold a job where they're getting interviewed by the press regularly can master the distinction
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 22, 2014 on Jul 22 2014, 12:54p - 1 reply
I'm more upset about the "pitching good"
Commented on Royals Rumblings - News for July 22, 2014 on Jul 22 2014, 10:44a - 2 replies
for Yes
Voted on Jul 21 2014, 4:59p
Wouldn't Lester be ineligible for a qualifying offer and a draft pick if he's traded midseason?
Commented on Terrible trade scenarios proposed by an imbecile on Jul 21 2014, 4:58p - 1 reply
I'm not trying to disabuse you of the notion
Commented on The Andrew White III Transfer: Say It Ain't So on Jul 21 2014, 4:20p - 1 reply
I thought SEC media days was last week?
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.21.14 on Jul 21 2014, 4:12p - 1 reply
I think of Tyshawn as being the only real ball handler on the 2010-11 team
Commented on Where are KU's elite guards? on Jul 21 2014, 4:02p - 1 reply
Isn't St Johns in the same conference as Providence?
Commented on The Andrew White III Transfer: Say It Ain't So on Jul 21 2014, 3:48p - 1 reply
Correlation isn't causation
Commented on Where are KU's elite guards? on Jul 21 2014, 3:42p - 1 reply
I think his height affects it to the extent to which his height limits his ability to get his shot off
Commented on Where are KU's elite guards? on Jul 21 2014, 3:38p - 1 reply
What about URI?
Commented on The Andrew White III Transfer: Say It Ain't So on Jul 21 2014, 3:10p - 1 reply
I guess I'm questioning how valuable that skill is in our offense
Commented on Where are KU's elite guards? on Jul 21 2014, 3:06p - 1 reply
He didn't. He's going pro.
Commented on The Andrew White III Transfer: Say It Ain't So on Jul 21 2014, 12:39p - 1 reply
So maybe only Seattle by way of another program?
Commented on The Andrew White III Transfer: Say It Ain't So on Jul 21 2014, 12:37p - 1 reply
I think it's a reference to him apparently choosing not to play in New England, close to his family.
Commented on The Andrew White III Transfer: Say It Ain't So on Jul 21 2014, 12:36p - 1 reply
Seems like we probably need to stop recruiting guys out of Seattle
Commented on The Andrew White III Transfer: Say It Ain't So on Jul 21 2014, 12:35p - 1 reply
I always thought that you break down zone defense with passing and overloads
Commented on Where are KU's elite guards? on Jul 21 2014, 12:25p
So are you just saying that you think last year's team lacked this skill? Is this just an indictment of Tharpe (and maybe EJ the previous year)?
Commented on Where are KU's elite guards? on Jul 21 2014, 12:22p - 1 reply
I don't understand the question here
Commented on Where are KU's elite guards? on Jul 21 2014, 10:58a - 2 replies
My bad, I meant win shares. You caught it, but you're pulling B-R stats for just the playoffs that year
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.16.14 on Jul 18 2014, 6:01p - 1 reply
WAR is an imperfect measure
Commented on Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.16.14 on Jul 18 2014, 2:43p - 1 reply
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