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re: Player Insurance - Paid for by University - A&M paid 50K - yaherrdme
[quote]Is that legal?[/quote] Apparently so.. [quote]Problem is, many top college athletes still may not have the resources to foot the bill on premiums that could be close to six figures. Texas A&M, though, had researched a newer NCAA rule that offered them some flexibility, where the school...


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Player Insurance - Paid for by University - A&M paid 50K - yaherrdme
I may have missed this.. but Texas A&M paid 50K for insurance which helped Ogbuehi return.. this seems like it could be a game changer in College athletics.. I wonder if any of our guys would have stayed over the past few years if LSU paid [link=(http://msn.foxsports.com/college-football/story/te...


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re: Did we ever sign a #1 Basketball recruit before Ben Simons? - yaherrdme
[quote]In 1990, we had Chris Jackson, Shaq, Stanley Roberts, Vernel Singleton, Mo Williamson - that team should have won it all. Great individual talent, but they never learned to be a TEAM. [/quote] You do realize they played together one year...and got knocked out the tournament by a team...


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re: Glad slam vs ussssa baseball - yaherrdme
[quote]USSSA plays by USSSA rules and GS plays by MLB rules [/quote] Not quite GS is HS rules with modifications and USSSA is mlb with mods...


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re: Glad slam vs ussssa baseball - yaherrdme
GrandSlam does not use team gate fees at Cypress Mounds, so everyone has to pay to get in and the tournaments are 100 more there Also GS only uses 2 divisions not 3 like usssa We have had good and bad umps in both orgs really just luck of the draw...


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re: youth baseball in ebr - cypress mounds - yaherrdme
[quote]Ummm...no. The set up of the 7u league at Marucci is just awful. It is comprised of 2-3 REALLY good area teams of handpicked players (i.e., have tryouts and cuts) and then 4-5 school teams who have played for a couple of years together.[/quote] Hmm...I knew a couple of kids that were just ...


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re: youth baseball in ebr - cypress mounds - yaherrdme
[quote] 7u next spring[/quote] 7u Cypress will be fine if you trust the coach.. .also Marucci has a league now for that age, it is only like 100$ and I think the teams are "drafted" so they are basically even... there really is no "instructional" stuff in town for that age right now.. Bill Dailey...


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re: youth baseball in ebr - cypress mounds - yaherrdme
[quote]league for lil man.[/quote] What age?...


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re: USSSA Baseball is a Joke - yaherrdme
[quote]Honestly I don't really care. [/quote] .. what I figured.. but if someone was saying the same thing about GrandSlam, you would be going nuts... That story makes no sense and does not follow the tiebreaker rules... ...


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re: USSSA Baseball is a Joke - yaherrdme
Thats not it, they played all their pool games.. pretty sure it was a fabrication ...


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re: USSSA Baseball is a Joke - yaherrdme
[quote]I have a hard time believing this is true. [/quote] Vood never responded when I asked for a link...a 0-0 team can never be 1st unless everyone else has a loss.. runs allowed is not the 1st tiebreaker....apparenlty he is one of these big time Grand Slam supporters... neither USSSA or Gran...


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re: USSSA Baseball is a Joke - yaherrdme
Link? Runs allowed is not the first tiebreaker. Did all the other teams have a loss? Also, we play both usssa and grandslam. Grandslam is more expensive in BR and they charge a gate at cypress....


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re: I need recommendations for a gym - yaherrdme
If you have blue cross insurance.. you can sign up through Blue65/Healthways and you will have access to most gyms in BR for 25$/month no contract.. last list I saw had foxy's, spectrum, anytime and many more... you have to log in and see which ones are currently participating.[link=(https://www.blu...


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re: AVOID Campus Row- (CVS, BWW, the Pita Place and the Japanese place) Northgate - yaherrdme
[quote] East Baton Rouge Parrish requires 4 towing signs on a property our size; we've posted [b]38 towing signs[/b] at various points in the parking lot advising that you may not park at College Row [/quote] You ignored 38 signs and are complaining?...


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re: The infamous town of Washington on I-49 rejects the speed trap label - yaherrdme
[quote]“That’s a flat-out lie,” Broussard snapped. “Sir, we have never written a citation on the interstate for one, two, three, four miles over the speed limit in the 10 years that we started working the interstate.”[/quote] He may be technically correct, because they just lie about the speed.. ...


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re: Solution to tanking in NBA? - yaherrdme
I think the Wheel is the way to go...[quote]The Proposal Grantland obtained a copy of the proposal, which would eliminate the draft lottery and replace it with a system in which each of the 30 teams would pick in a specific first-round draft slot once — and exactly once — every 30 years. Each team ...


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re: NCAA and NBA Agree to 2 Yr. Minimum for College Basketball Players - yaherrdme
I guess you mean the [b]NBA agrees to 2 year minimum[/b]??.. The NCAA really has no say so...If true, the D-League will explode in time and become the real minor league system....


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re: Michigan forward Jon Horford to transfer for final season - yaherrdme
Obviously following his dads footsteps and will be at LSU wearing #52 ! [img]http://siextramustard.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/horford-lsu.jpg?w=600&h=393[/img]...


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re: edit: Mickey Among Nine on Wayman Tisdale Award List - yaherrdme
Here's the story on Jordan Mickey being named to the Tisdale National FOY watch list. One of 9; 3 from SEC. [link=(http://www.lsusports.net/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=5200&ATCLID=209385006)]LINK[/link]...


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re: Giveaway Time! Drytunes Speaker...StormTiger wins! - yaherrdme
Looks nice!...


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re: Why can't the kicker and punter be the same person? - yaherrdme
If you are a Saints fan, you can easily point to the wasted 1st rd pick Russell Erxleben as a prime example....


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re: Refs suck... No Rules for D. Wade - yaherrdme
Its traveling, but not 7 steps.. the initial catch is legal.. [quote] A player who receives the ball while moving is allowed a two count rhythm but must release the ball prior to the third step touching the floor. [/quote] [link=(http://www.nba.com/nba101/misunderstood_0708.html)]LINK - NBA.CO...


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re: Where to sign up 4 year old for t-ball in BR? - yaherrdme
bob morgan passed away a few years ago and the programs disappeared. For football the closest thing is allstarkidsfootball.com and for baseball it is former lsu asst coach Bill Dailey's "Pitch by Pitch Baseball"...


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re: Former LSU quarterback commits to UAriz fyi - yaherrdme
This is actually interesting... Randal - did he sign as a QB or WR/Athlete - he played both at Juco [link=(http://djournal.com/sports/liggins-randall-dangerous-combo-tigers/)]LINK[/link][quote]In his first-ever action at receiver, Randall caught five passes from Liggins for 128 yards, helping Nor...


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re: Yahoo may have just lost most of their email users. The end may be near for them - yaherrdme
Snowden's chance to cash in and sell all the messages back to yahoo...


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re: Mack Brown to resign tomorrow - yaherrdme
[quote]Per 610 Sports Radio in Houston. [/quote] Josh Innes reported it ? if so it HAS to be accurate...


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re: Not calling a TO with 30 sec left still has me angry! - yaherrdme
yeah hut ole miss should have never called the TO before their 3rd down play at 32sec...they should have made us take ours there then they had 2 left to run it down....so in reality what should have happened did...


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re: 29 seconds - yaherrdme
The funny part about all of this is ole miss messed up first with the timeouts, they should have never called theirs at 32sec before their 3rd&5, he should have either forced lsu to use their last one before the 3rd down play or just call it at closer to 10sec mark not the 32sec mark.....they mispla...


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re: Texas A&M tickets for sale - yaherrdme
[quote]So when these idiots on here list their section row AND seat number, [/quote] Not to mention basically using their real name as their TD name and listing their "personal" email in attempts to sell them, the ticket office could easily find out their identity if they wanted to....


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re: Ticket prices - yaherrdme
[quote]I can understand wanting to get back what you put in but asking 150 for tickets to watch Arkansas, who has yet to win an SEC game, is atrocious[/quote] That is basically what the LSU ticket office & TAF are asking some season ticket holders pay for Ark.. I suggest you contact Joe Alleva....


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