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re: If the Warriors sweep, it could spell trouble for the NBA - Bench McElroy
[quote]The drama of last year fueled this year. The results of this year will reflect in next season.[/quote] Drama doesn't drive ratings. Do you know what drives ratings? Casual fans having a vested rooting interest in one of the teams that are playing. I remember listening to a sports radio sho...
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re: If the Warriors sweep, it could spell trouble for the NBA - Bench McElroy
NBA playoff ratings are up from last year. [quote]The quality of NBA postseason games may not the best this year, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t watching. Viewership for the 2017 NBA Playoffs on ESPN and ABC is up five percent from last year. So far, the average viewership this season is at...
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re: LeBron is 28 points away from passing Jordan for most points in the playoffs all time - Bench McElroy
[quote]LeBron is 10-8 in elimination games. MJ is 6-7. LeBron also has the better PPG, RPG and FG% in elimination games. [/quote] It shows how impressive Bill Russell's 16-2 record in elimination games is. ...
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re: Lebron is the GOAT player. MJ had the GOAT career. - Bench McElroy
[quote]Lebron is the GOAT player. MJ had the GOAT career.[/quote] False: Bill Russell had the GOAT career and it's not even a debate. Russell was the best player on 11 championship teams, never lost in the finals, was 10-0 in Game 7s and 16-2 in elimination games. Nobody had a better career than ...
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re: Do you think Bo Jackson/Deion Sanders would have made HOF had they just played baseball - Bench McElroy
[quote]True fact, Deion had a career .263 batting avg and .711 OPS while making baseball an afterthought..... Bo had a .250 avg and .784OPS while making baseball sport #2 That is freak shite from those guys[/quote] Brian Jordan was a Pro Bowl alternate as a football player and a far bett...
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re: Do you think Bo Jackson/Deion Sanders would have made HOF had they just played baseball - Bench McElroy
True Fact: Despite having 1200 fewer plate appearances, Nick Punto finished his career with a higher WAR than Deion Sanders and Bo Jackson combined. ...
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re: Spinoff: Potential great championship matchups that never happened - Bench McElroy
[quote]Usc v. Sec school mid 2000s [/quote] Yeah, this is easily #1 for me. It's a complete shame that a Carroll vs. Meyer/Saban matchup in the NCG never happened. ...
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re: Spinoff: Potential great championship matchups that never happened - Bench McElroy
[quote]we literally just had this thread a couple of days ago.[/quote] NBA championships is not the same as sports championships....
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re: Spinoff: Potential great championship matchups that never happened - Bench McElroy
[quote]Another one was the Vikings vs. the Broncos in 1998. [/quote] That definitely would have been one of the all-time great Super Bowls. ...
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re: MLB Strikeouts - Bench McElroy
[quote]If HRs hadn't exploded over the past two years, running scoring would be completely in the toilet.[/quote] I don't have any proof but I firmly believe they''re juicing the balls again. Home run rates last year was at its highest point since 2000 and it's gone up even more this year even th...
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re: MLB Strikeouts - Bench McElroy
Strikeouts are still better than infield pop ups (runners can't advance due to infield fly rule) and double plays....
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re: Do you think Melania is happy being FLOTUS? - Bench McElroy
[quote]There are some distinct body language cues that seem to show her unhappy.[/quote] I think Melania is more unhappy being married to Donald Trump than being FLOTUS. ...
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Kenny Smith: Hakeem was 8-2 against Jordan in the early '90s, of course we would have won - Bench McElroy
[quote]TNT Inside The NBA analyst and former NBA player Kenny Smith told Scoop B Radio that the 1994 Houston Rockets would have beaten the Chicago Bulls in the NBA Finals even if Michael Jordan hadn't retired. "Oh we would've beat them," Smith said (h/t Oliver Maroney of Uproxx). "And actually ev...
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re: May 19 was Malcolm X Day in BR, Who else missed it besides me? - Bench McElroy
el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz was an American hero and just an all around good dude....
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re: Fooled by movies with the same name - Bench McElroy
Saving Private Ryan and Saving Ryan's Privates...
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Fox News Ratings Have Been Disastrous Since O'Reilly's Departure - Bench McElroy
[quote]When the Fox News Channel fired cable news giant Bill O’Reilly in April, reports surfaced revealing Fox News’ owner, the Murdoch family, wanting to move the network in a different direction. Out with the old guard, in with the new. More hosts similar to Megyn Kelly, who is now at NBC News, fe...
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Warriors Owner: We have unfinished business after losing to inferior Cavs last year - Bench McElroy
[quote]Marcus Thompson @ThompsonScribe 33 minutes ago Joe Lacob said he wants Cleveland: "We were the better team but they did win. We need a chance to go in there and prove that."[/quote] [quote]"I don't care who we play, but my preference is Cleveland. We have some unfinished business," Wa...
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re: Best NBA rosters on paper with bad records? - Bench McElroy
Wiggins' number of turnovers and assists is virtually identical which is a worrying sign. It shows that his court vision and decision making skills are lacking ala Rudy Gay and Carmelo. ...
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re: How many of championships would jordan had won if not for the bulls getting pippen - Bench McElroy
[quote]That's like saying, how many titles would Russell have won without getting Hondo. Who the frick knows? Who makes who better? How many titles would James Worthy have without Magic? Zero probably. Dude made a career of getting the ball two feet from the rim.[/quote] Yeah, it's stu...
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