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Inevitable given the recent Stare of Death:
posted by aerotive at 03:25 PM on November 09
Re tennis, it's been greatly improved by replay. Arguments and controversies over line calls are nearly gone. There are many fewer point and game penalties. Now they just need a timer between points...
posted by aerotive at 08:08 PM on September 05
"but will never have the admiration"
posted by aerotive at 03:27 PM on December 08
At seven minutes left I turned the game off, piddled around, then decided I'd endure the 20+ point blowout.
Was a pleasant surprise...
posted by aerotive at 08:56 PM on June 04
80% of interceptions due to bad routes? Seems way high.
Cool read though.
posted by aerotive at 08:46 PM on November 18
Congratulations to the Saints and what a game by Brees. 32/39, two touchdowns, no interceptions, rating of 114.5.
posted by aerotive at 10:11 PM on February 07
I consider five or ten seconds before the snap to be part of the game--with the quarterback frantically calling plays and changes, the defense showing and pulling back blitzes, players in motion, etc. There's a lot going on.
posted by aerotive at 03:21 PM on January 17
The car deserves the award more than the driver. At least with the horse they voted for the thing that provides all the power.
posted by aerotive at 09:27 PM on December 22
"The Colts, to that point, had scored touchdowns on 4/14 drives, or 28.6% of the times they held the ball. Only one drive was less than two minutes in length. I understand that letting Peyton have the ball back is a scary thing, but statistically, they were more likely to stop him than not from 70 yards out."
You're assuming that all drives are equal. The previous drive before the 4th and 2 was the sub two minute drive, and it was obvious watching it that the Patriots' defense was gassed.
posted by aerotive at 12:45 PM on November 16
This is awesome even though it makes me feel very, very old.
posted by aerotive at 07:44 PM on September 30
posted by aerotive at 10:00 PM on September 27
More like a monument to socialism/statism given that it's state owned.
posted by aerotive at 12:54 AM on September 22
He did a few weeks in jail.
posted by aerotive at 10:56 PM on August 13
Doesn't sound much worse than Sharapova the Shriek.
posted by aerotive at 12:20 AM on May 31
Thanks for the post, made my day.
posted by aerotive at 11:35 PM on April 12
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