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  1. Sigmapolis

    Les Miles Done For?

    Even accounting for TV money? I am not familiar with the contracts, but I can imagine 1/10th of the check from the TV networks for Big 12 football is a lot of money. A lot more than 1/10th of the check for basketball.
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    2021 Stock Market

    I have it set to sell my one $GME share at $1,000. I can wait. Minimizing fees is the real key to maximizing returns.
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    2021 Stock Market

    GME at $140. I'm up $40! See, holding works!
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    Les Miles Done For?

    Your first paragraph is a good point, but all it does is point out another weakness of the scene. The "ugly girlfriend" thing is funny, but how representative is it of how professional baseball scouts judge prospects and potential signings? Is it a scarecrow? Yes, good baseball people can...
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    2021 Stock Market

    At that age, it's damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
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    Les Miles Done For?

    I kind of ruined that scene for myself. https://cyclonefanatic.com/forum/threads/allen-lazard-was-the-first-cyclone-to-score-a-touchdown-in-the-nfl-playoffs-in-35-years.261504/page-3#post-7542579
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    Les Miles Done For?

    There are plenty of MLB franchises who realized a good time ago that paying only the minimum into building the team and comfortably settling into mediocrity (or just plain old awfulness) is more profitable than trying to win. That is, the "base" level of revenues with a bad team (mostly from TV...
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    Les Miles Done For?

    Voltaire was once quoted saying something like -- "I have been involved in two lawsuits in my life. I won one and I lost the other. Both times, I lost money."
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    Les Miles Done For?

    Always give props to a Divina Commedia reference.
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    Les Miles Done For?

    Yes, you in fact get paid pretty well for it!
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    Les Miles Done For?

    They receive a big check every year from the TV networks by way of the Big 12 just for having a football program around to serve as a punching bag. I have to imagine that check is more than what it costs to operate the program, and it would be much smaller if Kansas was not somehow playing...
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    New Twitter Account - Cyclone World Basketball

    Looks like he didn't... um... pay off this invoice.
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    *** Official Iowa State Season Thread ***

    97 is equivalent to #10 in the country if we were to play that good every night on average.
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    *** Official Iowa State Season Thread ***

    Stay on target.