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    Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    I found this on CBSSportsline.com the other day. It does put LE in a very good light. As for Gillespie, I stopped liking him when he went to Kentucky and supposedly tried to steal Weasel Johnson away from us, but if he is suffering from alcoholism, maybe there's a good reason why he comes offf as such a pr!ck.

    Anyone want to take a side bet on how long this thread takes to turn into either an indictment or defense of LE's performance at ISU?

    Gillispie's tale rings familiar tune to recovering Eustachy - NCAA Division I Mens Basketball - CBSSports.com



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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    LE comparing alcoholism to cancer? Good...god...



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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    LE comparing alcoholism to cancer? Good...god...
    Exaggerating a fact to make a point. I do it all the time. I hate when people discount alcoholism as being nothing, or as if it is none of their business, and I think it's freaking ridiculous that people think that way. If we don't help people with the problem, they will continue to make the same mistakes. I'd rather help someone after a first mistake (or even third) before mistake six or seven takes an innocent life in a drunk driving situation, etc.

    I can say I am proud of Larry for the leaps and bounds he has made to this point in his journey to sobriety, and will always be proud to call him a Cyclone.



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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    I too was a LE fanatic. I liked his drive and energy on the court.



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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    I'm surprised the LE rehab articles keep appearing; the reporters seem to keep reprinting the same stuff.


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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    I'm surprised the LE rehab articles keep appearing; the reporters seem to keep reprinting the same stuff.
    A lot of people have drinking problems. LE's story is a good one since he has been clean. Many others are not.


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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    LE comparing alcoholism to cancer? Good...god...
    Having watched a parent and several other relatives die from cancer, I can say that I agree with one thing in that article: That Eustachy is so full of sh--.


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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    Quote Originally Posted by Haverhill View Post
    Exaggerating a fact to make a point.
    Insinuating that alcoholism is in any way comparable to the horrors of cancer goes beyond exaggeration and ends up right smack dab in the middle of stupidity.


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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    Quote Originally Posted by Haverhill View Post
    I hate when people discount alcoholism as being nothing
    I hate when people like LE elevate a behavior, like alcoholism, to the level of the disease of cancer. It's obscene.



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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUChippewa View Post

    Anyone want to take a side bet on how long this thread takes to turn into either an indictment or defense of LE's performance at ISU?
    Since this is the 10th post, "What is the 11th post in this thread, Alex?, for $1000."



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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    Quote Originally Posted by herbicide View Post
    Since this is the 10th post, "What is the 11th post in this thread, Alex?, for $1000."
    The answer is - An answer that would show up on the hit syndicated show "Jeopardy"


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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    OK i'll go- Iowa State used to be good at BB. Now ISU BB is like ISU FB. In FB season, BB season can't get here soon enough. In BB season, FB season can't get here soon enough.



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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    Quote Originally Posted by TykeClone View Post
    The answer is - An answer that would show up on the hit syndicated show "Jeopardy"
    You couldn't of waited one more post, could you!



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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Having watched a parent and several other relatives die from cancer, I can say that I agree with one thing in that article: That Eustachy is so full of sh--.
    They both destroy lives, seems like a good comparison to me. The only difference is that with alcoholism you do it to yourself (unless you are hit by a drunk driver), with cancer you normally have no control over it (providing your not a smoker).

    More Americans will die this year because of alcohol than have died in all the wars since WWII. It is a problem.



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    Re: Good article on Eustachy and Gillespie

    Quote Originally Posted by jaretac View Post
    The only difference is that with alcoholism you do it to yourself (unless you are hit by a drunk driver), with cancer you normally have no control over it (providing your not a smoker).
    That's kind of a big difference, and it isn't even close to being the "only" one.

    See this post...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    I hate when people like LE elevate a behavior, like alcoholism, to the level of the disease of cancer. It's obscene.


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