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  1. Sigmapolis

    Movie Talk Time: this sequel screams "why?"

    Face/Off 2: Face Harder
  2. Sigmapolis

    Solomon Young to leave the program at the end of the year

    I remember one of the announcers of one of the games saying he talked to him about a seventh year, and Coleman-Lands didn't seem like he was very into it. Completely understandable if he wants to move on with his life at this point after so much basketball. He played 20 minutes and scored five...
  3. Sigmapolis

    Solomon Young to leave the program at the end of the year

    Nothing but love to the guy for his long-term service to the program and fighting through so much pain.
  4. Sigmapolis

    Les Miles Done For?

    Now don't start that again. :p You at least have a plausible case with Iowa State and baseball that being the northern outpost in a conference made up of southerly schools is not viable. But gyms are 72° everywhere, including Stillwater, Oklahoma.
  5. Sigmapolis

    Les Miles Done For?

    This just serves to remind me that the Big 12 only has nine volleyball programs. I never quite figured out why Oklahoma State doesn't have it.
  6. Sigmapolis

    Les Miles Done For?

    They're not dropping football. They're not going to do anything that might jeopardize their viability in the Big 12. They're pretty secure with their marquis basketball program, but if they were suddenly just a basketball school, they become a much better fit in something like the Big East...
  7. Sigmapolis

    Anyone else hearing that JP has already decided Prohm is coming back?

    I thought Woj was on the hot seat in Milwaukee, not gunning for arguably a better job. I remember when he was assumed to be Coach K's successor in training. I guess not anymore.
  8. Sigmapolis

    2021 Stock Market

    Oh, you're good.
  9. Sigmapolis

    2021 Stock Market

    Update for @Tri4Cy -- Changed my sell to $999 for $GME. Figured there would be a lot of jokers trying to sell at $1,000. Gonna beat them to it when this thing pops.
  10. 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.
  11. Sigmapolis

    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.
  12. Sigmapolis

    2021 Stock Market

    GME at $140. I'm up $40! See, holding works!
  13. Sigmapolis

    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...
  14. Sigmapolis

    2021 Stock Market

    At that age, it's damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
  15. Sigmapolis

    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
  16. Sigmapolis

    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...
  17. Sigmapolis

    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."
  18. Sigmapolis

    Les Miles Done For?

    Always give props to a Divina Commedia reference.
  19. Sigmapolis

    Les Miles Done For?

    Yes, you in fact get paid pretty well for it!
  20. Sigmapolis

    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...