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    Changed to 1460 too Early

    Wow, changed back to 1460 to catch Marty and Miller and heard the last minute of Jon Miller's show and it just reminded me why I don't listen.

    He went off on how worthless the Ryder Cup is, comparing it to the Pro Bowl, then calls it a 'made for tv' event. Wow, considering the Ryder Cup started in 1926 I am guessing the TV networks didn't set it up. The Ryder Cup is the ultimate team experience in an otherwise individual event. I was lucky enough to go to the Ryder Cup when I was 13, at Kiwah Island, it was amazing, comparing it to the Pro Bowl is a joke... Rose Bowl, maybe, but world wide, Ryder Cup is much bigger...



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    Re: Changed to 1460 too Early

    Ryder Cup is my favorite guys night out format for golf... so many things can happen ...

    I enjoy it over the US Open.

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    Re: Changed to 1460 too Early

    Jon Miller doesn't know sports. Only thing he knows is Hawkeye Football but even with that he's a big homer.



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    I was in a sports bar when Justin Leonard drained that huge putt in 1999, you would have thought you were in Wrigleyville and the Cubs just won the series, the place blew up.... Amazing!



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    Re: Changed to 1460 too Early

    Not to rain on the parade here but most sports fans would find it mildly amusing that you guys are ripping on someone for only knowing about a football team and not "getting" the magic of the Ryder Cup.



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    Re: Changed to 1460 too Early

    A VAST majority of Americans couldn't care less about golf on the whole, much less the Ryder Cup. I'm not one of them, but I'm just sayin'.

    But at least golf's a sport, unlike Nascar. Uh oh, now I've done it.



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    Re: Changed to 1460 too Early

    On SVP's show he was talking to Ryan Dempster and told him that Ryder Cup guys are near puking (nerves) right before the first tee.

    hooray for 1700!



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    Re: Changed to 1460 too Early

    Quote Originally Posted by wonkadog View Post
    Not to rain on the parade here but most sports fans would find it mildly amusing that you guys are ripping on someone for only knowing about a football team and not "getting" the magic of the Ryder Cup.

    I think you would be referring to football fans, not sports fans. Sports fans have an appreciation for lots of sports, not just football.



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    Re: Changed to 1460 too Early

    Quote Originally Posted by CarolinaCy View Post
    A VAST majority of Americans couldn't care less about golf on the whole, much less the Ryder Cup. I'm not one of them, but I'm just sayin'.

    But at least golf's a sport, unlike Nascar. Uh oh, now I've done it.
    gah ... I'm hooked ...


    golf isn't a sport ... its like darts or pool or deep sea fishing

    nascar sucks too



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    Quote Originally Posted by wonkadog View Post
    Not to rain on the parade here but most sports fans would find it mildly amusing that you guys are ripping on someone for only knowing about a football team and not "getting" the magic of the Ryder Cup.
    Quote Originally Posted by CarolinaCy View Post
    A VAST majority of Americans couldn't care less about golf on the whole, much less the Ryder Cup. I'm not one of them, but I'm just sayin'.

    But at least golf's a sport, unlike Nascar. Uh oh, now I've done it.
    Quote Originally Posted by cloneu View Post
    I think you would be referring to football fans, not sports fans. Sports fans have an appreciation for lots of sports, not just football.
    Clone U took what I was going to say. It is alot EASIER to be a football fan. Most SPORTS FANS love the Ryder Cup...



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    Re: Changed to 1460 too Early

    I've disagreed with Jon on a lot of things, but I enjoy his show for the most part. I wish he'd give the Twins some more coverage.


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    Re: Changed to 1460 too Early

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    I've disagreed with Jon on a lot of things, but I enjoy his show for the most part. I wish he'd give the Twins some more coverage.
    I'm guessing like 70% of all sports fans, Jon Miller can't name more than 4 twins.

    I could care less about the Twins for two reasons:
    a. I'm a cubs fan
    b. They are an American League team

    BUT I always root for them against the White Sox! :)

    I was turned off by Steve Deace back in the day, simply because he refused to talk about baseball at all.



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    I tuned in today to see what was going on in sports and happened to to so during the Super Stupid Iowa Fan picking games. Talk about bad radio. You dont want to listen but you want to hear what stupid thing come out of Super Stupid Iowa Fan's mouth next. Ahh Jon Iowa's awsome and rules and their fans know Iowa's 5 deep like the back of their hand and ISU fans are not real fans, and um um dont know much about their team, ya um ya stuggle to know HAHA thier QBs name HHAHHA ya know Jon.


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    I love the Cup

    Miller is worthless



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    Re: Changed to 1460 too Early

    Quote Originally Posted by wonkadog View Post
    Not to rain on the parade here but most sports fans would find it mildly amusing that you guys are ripping on someone for only knowing about a football team and not "getting" the magic of the Ryder Cup.
    He and the loud guest they have on to pick games were discussing today the chances of Iowa going undefeated this year. I'm not sure he knows much about that football team that you are refering to.



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