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Forum: Sports Today, 01:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,304
Trading and salary-matching do constrain the...

Trading and salary-matching do constrain the player's choice of location, but after year 4 they're not constraining the salary to below what the rest of the league is willing to pay.
Forum: Sports Today, 12:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,304
It's not 7 years of total control. At the end of...

It's not 7 years of total control. At the end of year 4, the player can leave if his team doesn't match the best offer he gets from another NBA team.
Forum: Sports Yesterday, 08:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,609
Interesting 3-way tie in group C. Italy beat...

Interesting 3-way tie in group C.

Italy beat Australia, who beat Brazil, who beat Italy. Rock-paper-scissors. All beat Jamaica so the three ended up with 6 points each, with goal difference...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-16-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,867
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/16/us/boeing-noose-law...

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/16/us/boeing-noose-lawsuit/index.html
Forum: Sports 06-16-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,304
What a way to mortgage the Lakers' future. I can...

What a way to mortgage the Lakers' future. I can understand them giving up the three stooges, but to also give up 3 years of first round picks including a #4, just to get a guy who can opt out after...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-15-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 30,167
Jessica Jones season 3 was released yesterday.

Jessica Jones season 3 was released yesterday.
Forum: Sports 06-12-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 63,436
Durant will be 32 when the 2020-2021 season...

Durant will be 32 when the 2020-2021 season starts (realistically, he's not playing again before then). Smaller difference.


Like I said, some teams just don't like to win.

I can see the...
Forum: Sports 06-12-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 63,436
Yes, since writing my post above I heard about...

Yes, since writing my post above I heard about that. Evidently some teams don't like to win championships. They can't build a finals-capable team while splurging over $40M/year of cap space on a...
Forum: Sports 06-12-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 63,436
Diagnosis of ruptured Achilles tendon confirmed...

Diagnosis of ruptured Achilles tendon confirmed for Durant, and surgery completed. His free agent value just plummeted from $40ish million/year to less than $20M.
Forum: Sports 06-12-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,609
More like resurrected. The team actually was...

More like resurrected. The team actually was disbanded before Cedella Marley donated and raised the funds for them to get going again.

And man, where did the years go? Bob Marley died at 36, and...
Forum: Sports 06-12-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11,473
Views: 1,479,898
The amount they get for playing in international...

The amount they get for playing in international friendlies is on top of the salary for playing in the pro league, plus any additional payments for achievements such as qualifying for the World Cup. ...
Forum: Sports 06-12-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11,473
Views: 1,479,898
Won't happen. The women of Team USA each get paid...

Won't happen. The women of Team USA each get paid 6 figures per year from US Soccer and the team's sponsors, with one of the conditions being that they play in the US pro league unless still in...
Forum: Sports 06-12-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,609
It's more of the opposite. Several players live...

It's more of the opposite. Several players live in the US or another highly competitive country to develop their game, then play for the team of a less competitive country of which they have...
Forum: Sports 06-12-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,609
They don't do that at the individual game level,...

They don't do that at the individual game level, but various leagues do have competitive balancing measures at the greater structural level, like salary caps and draft ordering in reverse order of...
Forum: Sports 06-12-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,609
It's a difficult tug-of-war between two opposing...

It's a difficult tug-of-war between two opposing forces: on one hand, if you let so many teams into the Women's World Cup, you're gonna have some teams that are miles behind the rest.

On the other...
Forum: Sports 06-11-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,609
Fewer teams probably means fewer viewers...

Fewer teams probably means fewer viewers worldwide, so ain't gonna happen.

This score is a record, an anomaly, it so shouldn't be used as a reason to drastically restructure the competition. At...
Forum: Sports 06-11-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,609
Damn. Poor Thais. With a bad-luck number to top...

Damn. Poor Thais. With a bad-luck number to top it off.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-10-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,523
It can happen if the wannabe dictator has the...

It can happen if the wannabe dictator has the support of half the population. Most Trump supporters would be happy to give him dictatorship powers, and would be willing to use their weapons to help...
Forum: Sports 06-10-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,609
This is most undermarketed Women's World Cup...

This is most undermarketed Women's World Cup since 1995. It's like nobody in America knows it's going on except serious soccer fans and the immigrants or children of immigrants who came from one of...
Forum: Sports 06-08-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 46,542
OMG. This is huuuuge. 10.75 by the LSU freshman...

OMG. This is huuuuge. 10.75 by the LSU freshman Sha'Carri Richardson to win the NCAA women's 100m -- that's the fastest in the world since 2017, broke the 30-year-old NCAA record, broke the under-20...
Forum: Sports 06-08-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 46,542
Fireworks at the NCAA championships last night! ...

Fireworks at the NCAA championships last night!

Divine Oduduru of Texas Tech won the men's 100m/200m double in 9.86 and 19.73, tying the fastest 100m in the world so far this year. Behind him in...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-07-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Get a video capture device that has analog...

Get a video capture device that has analog audio/video inputs. For example: https://www.amazon.com/Digital-Converter-Capture-Support-Android/dp/B07QFVNSYJ/

You may want better video capture or...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-06-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,952
That's true for power outlets, but there's more...

That's true for power outlets, but there's more flexibility for ethernet and other low-powered wires.
Forum: Health and Fitness Forum 06-06-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 924
Unless you're planning to compete in a sport...

Unless you're planning to compete in a sport where low bodyweight is an advantage or requirement, or you have a medical condition such as an arthritic knee which demands weight loss to alleviate it,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-05-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,952
One thing is certain: however much time and money...

One thing is certain: however much time and money the builder says it will cost, it will ultimately be more expensive and take longer.
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