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Mar 01, 2013 -- 2:12pm

HEY RUDE,

 

I HAPPENED ACROSS A SCIENTIFIC STUDY THAT USED STATISTICE SUCH AS SIZE AND SPEED WHICH PROVES THAT YOU ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE KILLED BY PRINCE FIELDER LEAPING INTO THE STANDS FOR A FOUL BALL, THAN YOU ARE BY AN ENGINE FROM A NASCAR CAR FLYING INTO THE STANDS.

 

THE STUDY GOES ON TO MENTION THAT, UNLIKE WITH PRINCE FIELDER, THERE IS ZERO CHANCE OF THE ENGINE EATING YOUR HOT DOG, AFTER IT HAS KILLED YOU.

 

SINCERELY,

 

LOUIE ANDERSON

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Isn't this a sports radio show? How can we omit Karl Malone, the mailman? (he delivers). Great show, Joseph in Kennesaw
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David Beckham has just signed for Paris saint Germain and is playing for free! He is taking a salary but donating it to charity.

I think this is a positive development, that the main guys can say I'm rich wnough - what can I do to help my team.

Guy
Brit in Atlanta

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His team has won the bcs title 3 of the last 4 years...WHY DOES HE ALWAYS SOUND SO ANGRY? He has a beautiful wife, daughter and a damn good job...yet dude always sounds bitter!

THE BSE

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Rude,
 
I heard John Clayton on ESPN yesterday say that the 57 million is guaranteed as well, even if Brady suffers a career ending injury. Meaning, if he gets hurt the first game of this year he gets all $57 million. He would've received 30 million before. So is he still giving the Pats a "deal?"

Matthew Hobbs
 
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If Brady took his pants down.....guys like perry would be down on his knees to pleasure him

BSE
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Rude,

 

Regarding the people suing that were hurt in the nascar race. Wording on the back of tickets about risk doesn’t mean much. It is really just to discourage someone from pursing anything. I think it works.

Someone at a sporting or entertainment event can always sue or pursue a claim for all kinds of things that may happen, even including tripping on the stands. For the nascar event, it’s basically as simple as making a claim against entity’s such as Nascar, the property owner, the company that built the stadium, the fence company, any contractor involved , etc. Each of those have insurance which you’d be making a claim with. The insurance policy contracts would be sorted out as far as which one’s may be liable. If heavily pursued (with a lawyer or not), the cost involved for them defending it would be great enough that a settlement would surely be made. The risk of a lawsuit, jury’s involved, media, etc is too great. Nascar is not going to want anything like that to linger. Additionally, the legal system is Florida is messed up to where it would favor the victim.

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He didn't take from the rich & give to poor.

The sheriff of knottingham was in charge of collecting taxes for the king.

Robin robbed the sheriff's men & RETURNED that tax $$ back to the people.

This like a lot of history has been co-opted to fit the liberal agenda.

Thank you
Johnathan.
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Please explain to him that the Rams will not pay him $7 mill in full...they will offer to renegotiate his deal or cut him if he doesn't take the pay cut...hence the opt-out. I think the Falcons should entertain the idea based on where demand in the market shakes out.
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Leo,

So, many of us are gearing up our Fantasy Baseball teams this March. We have cuts and a draft, etc.

Maybe you could do a segment on up-and-coming pitchers for 2013? Guys from around the league that you think are looking to make a statement this year.

Maybe you have talked to other pitching coaches, and they are expecting big things from someone?

Avid Listener,
- Rocky
Tucker, GA
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I think the difference is these guys are not employees in the traditional sense. They are contract workers. I believe the laws are completely different for contractors therefore they can ask some questions that they couldn't if they were in a traditional interview hiring a traditional salaried employee.
 
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I'm tired of being discriminated against for being a straight white male. Believe me, it happens in our Equal Opportunity world.

Scott
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Rude,

What's missing with Dwight Howard? Maturity.

Thanks,
Brandon

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Hi, I drive from Chamblee to Athens every morning and love listening to you guys, this morning I did not hear the answer to 3 and out. What is it?
 
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Harry Bufford
 
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Hey Guys and Gal:

I had an epiphany this morning as I came to understand what’s going on in this year’s SEC basketball tournament. The SEC has 14 teams. It’s simple to set up a tournament with this number of teams. Namely, it’s a “sweet-sixteen bracket” with the top two teams getting byes. What could be simpler? Guess again? The SEC (Did it consult with Congress?) has come up with this convoluted format. The top four teams get double byes and the bottom four teams get the very short end of the stick. Why excessively reward the top four teams and unduly punish the bottom four teams? The reward-punish format means a top-four team needs only three wins to capture the tournament crown while one of the bottom dwellers must win five games (in a row) to do the same thing. This year’s tournament can be viewed as a 32-team format or a sweet sixteen with two play-in games but still with the reward-punish configuration for teams ranked 1-4 and 11-14, respectively.

Since the SEC’s format makes absolutely no sense, what’s going on here? Let’s see. With a sweet-sixteen set-up, the tournament can be played in four days. The SEC format will take five days. Show me the SEC money! Do the SEC math! Not to mention, the financial benefit to the Nashville business community. Some student-athletes might have to miss almost a week of classes but what’s the difference, they get paid. Oops, excuse me. I’ve confused the SEC with the NBA. Professional players would never support such a fiasco and SEC fans should be outraged as I am.

Joe Sinkey

Athens, GA

 

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