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WWI and Tuchman's "The Guns of August" - read the opening paragraph - nom de plume
Europe on the eve of The Great War, which ended 100 years ago --- "...on history's clock it was sunset" “So gorgeous was the spectacle on the May morning of 1910 when nine kings rode in the funeral of Edward VII of England that the crowd, waiting in hushed and black-clad awe, could not keep back...
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Now that Giles is wearing jersey 12, no one on the roster has No. 7 - nom de plume
I haven't read anything about why he isn't wearing the 7 anymore. ...
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Rules question on Burrow's out-of-bounds run. - nom de plume
So where is the ball spotted? Burrow is running diagonally toward the side line. One foot lands in bounds but close to the side line. Ball then crosses plane of side line but his other foot hasn't touched out of bounds yet. Since he is running diagonally the ball actually is advanced close to a...
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Myles Brennan in 2018 -- redshirt year plus four games?? - nom de plume
Maybe...if Burrow is what we think and doesn't get hurt. ...
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Mondo takes third in London with 5.86 -- interesting Swedish translation to English - nom de plume
[link=(https://www.svt.se/sport/friidrott/duplantis-trea-med-lanade-stavar)]Today's meet in London[/link] If you translation this article to English, the pole is a "rod" and the crossbar is a "rib"....
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What about Brian O'Connor as LSU baseball coach when Mainieri retires? - nom de plume
Not wanting to replace Paul anytime soon - just looking down the road... [link=(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_O%27Connor_(baseball_coach))]Brian O'Connor - UVA[/link] ...
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If you haven't seen Bregman's 5-foot walk-off from Tuesday...... - nom de plume
.....check below for [u]Alex Bregman Hits Two Home Runs & Is Responsible For Whacky Walk-Off[/u] under [b]Latest LSU News.[/b] ...
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Aaron Nola - another slugger who swings Marucci - nom de plume
Video of highlights from July 9th game against Mets. 10 Ks and 3 RBIs. Bat label shows up at the 2:24 mark. Need to add his name to the Wikipedia list of players who use Marucci bats. [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jfat5hoTHFc)]Another well-crafted Marucci bat[/link] ...
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re: Another great start for Nola - 8 Ks after six innings; Mets have 1 hit; Phils up 3-0 - nom de plume
Mets gave an IBB to Phils' 8-hole hitter to get to Nola. Here's the result: [link=(https://www.mlb.com/news/phillies-win-nightcap-of-doubleheader-vs-mets/c-285058896)]Nola's double[/link]...
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Another great start for Nola - 8 Ks after six innings; Mets have 1 hit; Phils up 3-0 - nom de plume
Link to play-by-play in case you want to check in on game: [link=(http://www.espn.com/mlb/playbyplay?gameId=380709321)]Phillies-Mets[/link] A Nola win would give him 12 before the All-Star break. ...
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Watson does what Watson does in USA Baseball win over Japan - nom de plume
Article from Savannah newspaper: [link=(http://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20180706/pitching-strong-for-team-usa-in-3-1-win-over-team-japan)]USA 3 - Japan 1 last night in Savannah[/link] Watson and Cabrera got 5 of USA's 7 hits. All 3 runs scored on errors or wild pitches, so no USA player got...
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BrewCrewBall comments about Brice Turang - nom de plume
Link to short article on 50-50 chance of Brewers getting him to sign. Comments are the interesting thing on this page. [link=(https://www.brewcrewball.com/2018/7/2/17528774/milwaukee-brewers-say-brice-turang-signing-is-a-toss-up)]BrewCrew on Turang[/link] The last comment as of this posting...
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re: New NCAA redshirt rule - nom de plume
Under this rule a team can use redshirts in blowout games. Plus a redshirting freshman might develop enough to use in late season or bowl games. ...
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