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LSU reportedly considering active SEC coach to replace Paul Mainieri updated:reportedly Jay Johnson

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  1. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

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    from the Advocate

    That's three clichés in a headline and first three paragraphs of this newsletter, so we'll move on to hard baseball news with a report that recruiting coordinator Nolan Cain will be joining the staff of new Texas A&M coach Jim Schlossnagle.

    Cain is taking a similar position with the Aggies, ending an eight-year tenure that included multiple roles for the former pitcher at his alma mater. He's the second member of Mainieri's staff to leave as hitting coach Eddie Smith took the head coaching job at Utah Valley on June 3.
     
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  2. jdgator

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    I'm pretty familiar with the situation with Aaron and Green Bay. Aaron is one of the biggest drama queens in all of sport. While he is immensely talented, his act is waning very quickly up there.
     
  3. 74nole

    74nole GC Hall of Fame

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    jd—

    I would love to see ALL ENTITLEMENT acts in all sports waning very quickly!

    But if they did that I don’t know that the NBA would have enough players to have a season.
     
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  4. number1

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  5. jdgator

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    One of two reasons why I never care to watch one NBA game again.
     
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    Wonder if the Mods could either rename this thread or close it. Keep hating seeing the title every time when Coach Sullivan has made it very clear he is staying at UF.
     
  7. WESGATORS

    WESGATORS Moderator VIP Member

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    The thread title doesn't say anything about Sully.

    Go GATORS!
    ,WESGATORS
     
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  8. oragator1

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    NBA players have more power because one player is much more impactful than in other sports.
    But on the flip side, of the three major sports, NBA players get into the least trouble off the court/field, and it’s not really close. And I’m not even an NBA fan, but they deserve credit where it’s due.
     
  9. number1

    number1 Premium Member

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    Technically the title is still accurate since the Tennessee coach could be a possible target of theirs.
     
  10. paidinfull

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    Looks like they’ve struck out twice, so far.
     
  11. GatorLurker

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    Better than Texas yesterday.
     
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  12. GatorLurker

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    The teams are a lot smaller in the NBA versus MLB and NFL so that might be part of the reason.
     
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  13. jdgator

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    You have 12-15 players on a team compared to 25-30 MLB and 55-70 NFL. The drug testing is much different in NBA vs others. I would say MLB gets in least amount of trouble when comparing the ratio of players.
    The NBA is becoming more irrelevant each year
     
  14. 74nole

    74nole GC Hall of Fame

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    Lol, the NBA has been irrelevant for me since the day Larry Bird retired.
     
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  15. flgatr1

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    Correct, but he was the intended person it was alluding to in my opinion. It started the talk on whether Sully would leave and go to LSU. The talk was predominantly about that until he came out and said he was staying at UF.
     
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    Prattvile, AL-Go Lions!
    I go back to Wilt the stilt and Bill Russell.
     
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  17. 74nole

    74nole GC Hall of Fame

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    Always pulled for Bill Russell in that matchup.
     
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    Me too. Bill Russell was an absolutely great player who simply knew how to make his team win. I loved watching those Celtics teams back in the day with him, Sam & K.C. Jones, John Havlicek, Bob Cousey, Satch Sanders, Larry Siegfried, Tom Heinsohn, etc. But Russell was the glue that held those teams all together, IMO. Maybe the best defensive player ever.
     
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    I grew up in the SF Bay Area and started following sports at the time of USF’s second NCAA champs, so Russell has always been my favorite. Saw Wilt with the Globetrotters and the Warriors. I think his autobiography says it best—“Nobody Roots For Goliath”
     
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  20. 74nole

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    Talk about talent—John Havlicek was their 6th man—first off the bench. So much fun to watch that kind of team play….
     
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