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    Today, 08:53 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread 2018 World Cup in Talk Sports
    I think Martinez's biggest problems this World Cup weren't in his tactics or substitutions, but in who he picked for the roster. Not bringing Radja...
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    Today, 05:21 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread Talk FM: All Versions in Talk Gaming
    If you're looking to do a lot of wheeling and dealing in the transfer market MLS might not be the way to go because of the league ownership rules....
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    Today, 05:11 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread YNWA in Talk Sports
    Well, shit. I got this one wrong. I'm surprised Roma agreed to that.
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    Yesterday, 06:34 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread YNWA in Talk Sports
    Transfer values aren't really strictly a measure of a player's quality. That's the main component, sure, but they also have to do with age, number of...
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    Yesterday, 05:20 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread YNWA in Talk Sports
    Chalk it up to senioritis, maybe, but Keita did not play terribly well for Leipzig last season. Certainly not as well as Jorginho did for Napoli.
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    Yesterday, 05:10 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread YNWA in Talk Sports
    Chelsea have Maurizio Sarri and just signed Jorginho, who just might be the best player to move this transfer window (sorry, Cristiano).
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    07-14-2018, 03:23 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread Russia in Talk Politics
    Ha-rooo!
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    07-14-2018, 09:50 AM
    mlyons replied to a thread 2018 World Cup in Talk Sports
    16 of the 22 players starting the England/Belgium match today play their club football with Manchester City, Tottenham, Manchester United, or...
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    07-11-2018, 05:09 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread 2018 World Cup in Talk Sports
    Three straight 120 minute matches for Croatia. Those guys must be beat.
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    07-11-2018, 04:56 PM
    Three days, as of today.
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    07-11-2018, 04:50 AM
    mlyons replied to a thread The Soccer Thread in Talk Sports
    I think Pulisic is worried about playing for Lucien Favre. He's not exactly known for letting skillful attacking midfielders express themselves...
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    07-10-2018, 08:30 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread The Soccer Thread in Talk Sports
    I would be really worried if I were a Liverpool or Tottenham fan right now. Real Madrid is going to want a splashy replacement and has money to burn....
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    07-06-2018, 02:48 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread 2018 World Cup in Talk Sports
    That's a different topic.
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    07-06-2018, 11:01 AM
    mlyons replied to a thread 2018 World Cup in Talk Sports
    Well, the replacement for Messi is Paulo Dybala and the replacement for Neymar is Douglas Costa or Roberto Firmino, so that's pretty good. I guess...
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    07-06-2018, 09:04 AM
    mlyons replied to a thread 2018 World Cup in Talk Sports
    Man, the drop off from starter to backup going from Edinson Cavani to Cristhian Stuani has to be one of the steepest around. Second only to Salah...
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    07-02-2018, 05:44 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread NBA thread in Talk Sports
    Signing Rondo definitely sounds like they're going to try to trade Lonzo Ball.
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    07-02-2018, 04:06 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread 2018 World Cup in Talk Sports
    Man, how good would Belgium be with a great manager? Can you imagine that lineup with Antonio Conte organizing them?
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    07-02-2018, 04:01 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread YNWA in Talk Sports
    That adds about 20 million to any transfer fee.
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    07-02-2018, 04:00 PM
    Part of the problem is how expensive it is to be poor in our country. Overdraft fees, bad credit ratings, transportation difficulties, higher...
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    07-02-2018, 07:17 AM
    mlyons replied to a thread 2018 World Cup in Talk Sports
    Russia has put 12 shots on target in the four matches they've played now. 9 of them have been goals. That's about three times as many as one would...
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    07-02-2018, 05:21 AM
    mlyons replied to a thread NBA thread in Talk Sports
    Without a Kawhi or someone else on that level, I don't know if that's a good enough team to challenge Golden State or Houston. Lonzo and LeBron don't...
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    07-01-2018, 05:39 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread 2018 World Cup in Talk Sports
    It did change, yeah. FIFA decided the "triple penalty" (penalty kick, sending off, suspension) was too big a punishment for denial of goal scoring...
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    07-01-2018, 05:32 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread What are you reading? in Talk Books
    The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic by Mike Duncan A history of the seventy or so years between the Punic...
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    07-01-2018, 05:24 PM
    Cargo shorts get a bad rap. Regular shorts look just as dumb, so why single out the more useful kind? Cargo pants, on the other hand, almost...
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    07-01-2018, 03:31 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread 2018 World Cup in Talk Sports
    I love how Schmeichel feinted to his right before diving to his left on that penalty kick. Obviously not something you can do every time, but if you...
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    07-01-2018, 02:08 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread 2018 World Cup in Talk Sports
    It's a lot harder to root for Croatia when they're wearing boring black kits instead of their awesome checkerboard ones.
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    06-28-2018, 08:08 PM
    mlyons replied to a thread Soccer rules in Talk Sports
    I think they should make handballs legal. Not grabbing or punching the ball, naturally, but I think the benefit of eliminating all the stupid...
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    06-28-2018, 04:41 AM
    What does pushing back on every level mean, though? That's the problem. Almost everything being said on the Democratic side right now is either...
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