The NCAA includes fantasy football as "gambling on sports" so I'm surprised the 24% isn't higher.
I guess you didn't read the article. He's not saying that a 3 loss team will make the playoff under the current 4 team setup. He's comparing back to the FCS playoff where a 3-loss WKU got hot at the right time and won the championship while beating a team that they lost to by 25 in the regular season.
If the playoffs expand (like most people want), this scenario could conceivable happen.
Thanks, that worked.
How do I read the WSJ article linked? It appears to be behind a pay wall..
I'm going to attempt translation:
I think he's saying he'd like to see the BIG eliminate divisions like the Big 12 does and play a more round robin format. Since we can't play everyone every year, they would set the schedule based on the previous year's standings, sort of like how the ACC/BIG Challenge in basketball does it. This way you then pick the top 2 teams in the conference to play in the championship game regardless of any division standings and you eliminate weird situations that occurred this year.
I could be completely wrong though...
Dude give it up. He wasn't screwed, he failed multiple tests and had a drug problem.
Chip Kelly suspended LeGarrette Blount for pretty much the whole season after he punched a fan storming the field when Boise State beat Oregon in week 1 of 2009. Michigan should consider a bowl ban at the very least.
Some does but there are also plenty of free games. For season long fantasy just about 99% of it is free unless you determine stakes among friends in a league
How is something that's free to play a ripoff?
Start drinking before you get into town and don't sober up until you leave town is the best way to experience State College. In all seriousness, for parking, Id' recommend getting a parking pass for the intramural fields off someone from Craigslist. Those are the best tailgate spots. I'm not sure why everyone talks about urine and batteries because I've been the past 2 times we've played at Penn State and everyone was pretty nice. The traffic after the game is no joke though, we didn't leave the lot until 12:30 am or so at the earliest.
Walmart has higher revenues than Apple. They have lower profits because they can't sell products 30% over market value due to their branding. Different metrics tell different stories.
I've given my student tickets to my parents before and they got in no problem without ID's. I second staying away from the south gates even if that's where your seats are, you can always walk around. Lastly I've found that if you enter right before the band is about to do ramp, that's when everyone else is trying to get in and the ushers won't stop a line with hundreds of people behind you because you have a valid ticket with no id.
If you ever do get into a pinch, just run. That strategy worked for me when they patted me down and found 5 beers in various pockets...
Big Ten is 8-3 in games against Power 5 schools. The SEC, ACC and Pac-12 all sit at 5-5, while the Big 12 is a forgetful 3-6.
Not sure how this math adds up. If you are only counting games between power 5 teams, the records should add up so the overall record is .500 since each game has a winner and loser. Unless you are counting Notre Dame victories in there for the Big 10 and Big 12 but they're technically not Power 5.
Not so sure Northwestern didn't beat anyone last year, they beat Stanford
We're also going to be dead last in number of losses this season
You gotta roll with what's working. If that means bringing him off the bench to try and keep momentum from game 3 then so be it.
That formula only works if the initial rate (r) is a nominal rate. If you're starting with an effective rate, you don't have to divide it by the number of compounding periods (n) in a year and can just raise the accumulation factor to whatever power gets you to the time period you want.
The formula given for continuously compounding interest (force of interest) is correct if you have a constant force of interest. For a variable force of interest you need to divide a'(t)/a(t) and evaluate over the specific time period to get the correct compound interest.
You can also express compound interest as a function of the discount rate (d) depending if you are comparing to the value at the beginning or end of the compounding period.
Pshhh, Preds are going fo fo fo fo
If you think LSU is comparable to OSU financially, the Ohio State football budget is 0.1% of the total school's budget. While the team may make money, its pennies compared to what's needed. Food for thought.
Congrats! Just don't waste your time by being sober.
I only skimmed the post, but here's what I picked up:
hotdog...quality...reeked of potential disaster.
Agreed. IMO just because a record has a chance of being broken doesn't make it less amazing or noteworthy.
But what if with advances in genetics and sports performance, someone born 50 years from now can have a 25 year career and perform at a top level for that span? We've already seen the advances that sports science have on career longevity and performance, and we're only at the tip of the iceberg for that stuff.
I can't find you a pitcher who can win 500 games because one doesn't exist now, but it's naïve to think that just because one doesn't exist now, one will never exist.
Every record was breakable. People were having this same discussion 50 years ago about records set in the early 1900's that have since been broken. We have no idea what is going to happen in the next 50 let alone next 200 years. The improvements in science and human performance leave everything on the table.
For those records we think are untouchable due to rules changes, etc., those same rules could change in the future making them touchable again.
I just don't think any records are "unbreakable".