SI Big 12 Preview

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  1. Tank

    Tank Well-Known Member

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  2. tejasclone

    tejasclone Well-Known Member

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    I know this is a typo. Nonetheless, lol Kansas.
     
  3. klamath632

    klamath632 Well-Known Member

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    Stopped reading after

     
  4. Stewo

    Stewo Well-Known Member

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    SI seems to have fallen to BR levels over the years.
     
  5. mj4cy

    mj4cy Asst. Regional Manager
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    They did win 10 games last year and played A&M very tough down to the wire.
     
  6. RubyClone

    RubyClone Active Member

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    Is it a commentary on how good Duke is? Or just how bad KU is?
     
  7. Bu4ISU

    Bu4ISU Well-Known Member

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    What's everyone's beef with BR
     
  8. BringBackJohnny

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    I never get caught up into preseason hype and garbage. Push to shove they know nothing more than anyone else just get paid to write about junk. Easiest job ever.
     
  9. LutherBlue

    LutherBlue Well-Known Member

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    I think I would take 4-8 right now.
     
  10. Messi

    Messi Active Member

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    Basically anyone can write an article for them. People always gawk at "top 10 whatever lists" and fail to realize that the guy who wrote it works a dayjob and just writes for BR for some extra cash, he's no more informed than I am.
     
  11. surly

    surly Active Member

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    Criticism is fair only if you step up with your own predictions. Here are mine as of today.

    BU, K-State, OU (three way tie for first)

    TCU (a lot returning)
    UT (may be too high)
    TT (all hat no cattle)
    OSU (reloading not)

    ISU (better)
    WVU (worse)
    Ku (same)
     
  12. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    True, although they just might be equally informed to most sportswriters.
     
  13. Messi

    Messi Active Member

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    BR does have some good writers (Adam Kramer being one of my favorites of any site) but they also have guys doing "Top 10 hottest athletes wives lists". Not exactly hard hitting journalism.
     
  14. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    I agree 100%. I just like to point out that sportswriters tend not to know much about sports, and write the same lazy articles and "insights" over and over. I might be a little jealous that they manage to get paid for nothing that way.
     
  15. cytown

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    Stop it with your reasoning and logic.
     
  16. klamath632

    klamath632 Well-Known Member

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  17. Acylum

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    Speak for yourself.
     
  18. DandyCyclone

    DandyCyclone Well-Known Member

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    I'd take a 10 win season every year even if those are the teams we beat.
     
  19. Cy Hard

    Cy Hard Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, it's hard journalism, but in a different way.
     

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