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Forum: Wrestling 07-13-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,742
Posted By Blast82.5
Hilarious ... well-played. :clap:

Hilarious ... well-played. :clap:
Forum: Wrestling 06-17-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,047
Posted By Blast82.5
If it weren't so sad, it would be funny ... ...

If it weren't so sad, it would be funny ...

From youth to Jr. High to HS to College and even at the "next-to-world" level, wrestling can't keep the scoreboard accurate.

This is the case in no...
Forum: Wrestling 06-17-18, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,413
Posted By Blast82.5
While it is true that DT wasn't the #1 guy in the...

While it is true that DT wasn't the #1 guy in the U.S., he was generally #2, at one weight or another, and that meant he was "on the team" -- top 3 guys are supported (financially) by USA Wrestling. ...
Forum: Wrestling 05-16-18, 05:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,240
Posted By Blast82.5
100% agree. I think this is largely the...

100% agree.

I think this is largely the feeling that is behind many peoples' angst when they argue against the pervasive "they are just doing what is best for the kid." Maybe we are beyond the...
Forum: Wrestling 05-16-18, 12:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,240
Posted By Blast82.5
I think you mean "Transfers will NOW sit out...

I think you mean "Transfers will NOW sit out second half of the season."
Forum: Wrestling 05-04-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By Blast82.5
Agreed ... short thread!

Agreed ... short thread!
Forum: Wrestling 04-27-18, 01:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,672
Posted By Blast82.5
Stieber loses to Eierman in Quarters ... Ouch.

Stieber loses to Eierman in Quarters ... Ouch.
Forum: Wrestling 04-20-18, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By Blast82.5
You make some good points. For me ... I have...

You make some good points.

For me ... I have no problem with guys being happy about winning, and celebrating it. Fist pumps, arms up, clapping, yelling, skits in the end zone, whatever. That's...
Forum: Wrestling 04-16-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,152
Posted By Blast82.5
Thought experiment ... Let's say Aaron Pico...

Thought experiment ...

Let's say Aaron Pico ends up as good an MMA fighter as did Ben Askren, which is to say "quite good," but not near the top ranks of the UFC. Further, let's say that the...
Forum: Wrestling 04-11-18, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,297
Posted By Blast82.5
Thanks for posting these details. I read the...

Thanks for posting these details. I read the Intermat article, and I gotta say, it sounded very fishy to me. I suppose I should withold judgement (on both sides), but what you have posted here...
Forum: Wrestling 04-06-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,404
Posted By Blast82.5
I didn't say, and I don't think I implied, that...

I didn't say, and I don't think I implied, that incentives don't work. What I said was, the NF already has the HIGHEST incentive of everything in the sport. I'm not sure making the incentive larger...
Forum: Wrestling 04-06-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,404
Posted By Blast82.5
My point, and I think a couple others agree, is...

My point, and I think a couple others agree, is that turning your opponent is already the MOST incentivized action in the sport. Making it MORE incentivized doesn't change anyone's effort, it just...
Forum: Wrestling 04-05-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,404
Posted By Blast82.5
THIS! :Party:

THIS! :Party:
Forum: Wrestling 04-05-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,404
Posted By Blast82.5
If "they" wanted to increase the alignment...

If "they" wanted to increase the alignment between HS and College rules, then I suppose this change wouldn't hurt anything. IMO, it has very little impact, except as Cramer notes, to end obvious...
Forum: Wrestling 03-28-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,327
Posted By Blast82.5
Anyone else catch the irony here? A guy with a...

Anyone else catch the irony here? A guy with a screen name "BigBully" scolding another poster about guys hiding behind screen names and posting. :Ohno:

That's rich.

Anyway, looks to me like...
Forum: Wrestling 03-23-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By Blast82.5
Worthington sent 9 in 1982, which (at the time)...

Worthington sent 9 in 1982, which (at the time) tied the state record for D1.
Forum: Wrestling 03-23-18, 08:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,143
Posted By Blast82.5
Correct on Arujau/Tucker ... and if Yianni want...

Correct on Arujau/Tucker ... and if Yianni want to wrestle 65kg (143) FS, then maybe he stays 141 collegiate?? I'm sure 149 would be more comfortable though ...

Womack was AA in 2017 (165), and...
Forum: Wrestling 03-19-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,119
Posted By Blast82.5
I'm gonna say this thread is an example of...

I'm gonna say this thread is an example of "availability bias," plus some sort of tautological arguement. The guys who are successful coaches and were also very successful athletes are very visible...
Forum: Wrestling 03-13-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By Blast82.5
Definitely a down year (as compared to the past...

Definitely a down year (as compared to the past 3) for Central District. Still a bit surprising that one super sectional would outscore an entire district. Wow.

Not surprising: the experimental...
Forum: Wrestling 03-13-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,134
Posted By Blast82.5
Not trying to get off on a tangent ... But how...

Not trying to get off on a tangent ... But how does leaving college older, whether because of HS red-shirting or college red-shirting, reduce one's college expenses and cut down on any potential...
Forum: Wrestling 03-13-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,693
Posted By Blast82.5
I hear that he had Moon over Agin D1 106 (I would...

I hear that he had Moon over Agin D1 106 (I would not have picked that one!), and did NOT go out on a limb to predict an upset of David Carr. Smart choices!
Forum: Wrestling 03-12-18, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,964
Posted By Blast82.5
Here is a quick count of SW District placers in...

Here is a quick count of SW District placers in D1 ... expected value in each category would be 7 if all of the districts were even:

1/2 = 9
3/4 = 5
5/6 = 10
7/8 = 6
Total = 30

So SW was...
Forum: Wrestling 03-08-18, 07:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,155
Posted By Blast82.5
Wiles (LaSalle) pins DiSabato at 126 D1! Caught...

Wiles (LaSalle) pins DiSabato at 126 D1! Caught him somehow??
Forum: Wrestling 03-08-18, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,297
Posted By Blast82.5
Yes - broken hand or wrist during dual meet match...

Yes - broken hand or wrist during dual meet match with David Carr.
Forum: Wrestling 03-02-18, 03:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,302
Posted By Blast82.5
Notwithstanding the absence of Turpin ... 126 is...

Notwithstanding the absence of Turpin ... 126 is still stacked.
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