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  1. NoXInNixon

    Is Teambuilding obsolete?

    I enjoy sports on two levels. First, and most importantly, I enjoy the thrill of watching unimaginably talented people performing amazing athletic feats, especially if they're players on a team I root for. And I enjoy the tension of hoping my team or my player will win. But I, like most of...
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    If you had a time machine...

    What one event in basketball history would you change that would have the most significant long-term effect? This does not have to be Boston specific.
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    Is it time for the NFL to start a minor league system?

    For a while I've wondered why there's no minor league system for the NFL. Reading this column on The Ringer put that thought back in my head: https://theringer.com/the-nfl-has-an-age-problem-7068825845e4#.xmj8r38w1 Basically, the NFL has used the NCAA as its de facto minor league system, but...
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    Is Staying Healthy Predictive?

    There's lots of talk in both the Lester and Buchholz threads about how the injury histories of those two pitchers should be used to form our expectations of their performances going forward. But has it ever been statistically shown that some pitchers, or players in general, are more injury prone...
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    DH by committee?

    This is an idea that's been floating around my head lately. Not sure if it's fully formed enough to be main board worthy, but it's still the offseason and news is slow.   What I'd like to see when David Ortiz retire is for the Sox not to replace him with another full-time DH, but instead make...
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    Permanently Removing a Wireless Network

    I'm having a weird problem. Every few days my computer will randomly decide to ignore the fact that it's already connected to my home network and instead switch to a completely different network which must belong to one of my neighbors, and which is password protected so I have to stop what I'm...