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Did Jeneba Tarmoh Get Jobbed Again? No. (A Very Short Explanation of Track & Field Relays)

August 11, 2012

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Sean Newell makes the case over at Deadspin that Jeneba Tarmoh, who tied Allyson Felix for third in the 100m at the U.S. Olympics Trials, was screwed out of a place on the women’s 4x100m relay team. A very brief response: 1. It is hard to argue with Jon Drummond’s team selection when the four […]

Craig James (R-TX)

December 13, 2011

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I wish Craig James the best in his Senate race. I know nothing about Texas politics, but I know something about college football, and I’m thinking James is going to need a lot of luck to get any votes in Lubbock. (Or maybe getting Mike Leach fired was a ploy to get votes from alumni […]

If you love SEC football…

December 12, 2011

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…take seven minutes of your life and watch this great tribute to Larry Munson. “Man, is there going to be some property destroyed tonight!”

Peyton Manning, M.V.P.

December 11, 2011

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2011 will be remembered as the year the age-old Brady vs. Manning question finally got settled. In 2008, when Tom Brady was injured, the Patriots nonetheless went 11-5. This year, by contrast, with Manning injured, the Colts are 0-13. It is ironic that a season in which Peyton Manning has yet to play a game […]