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It's Finally Here!!!

Post by Pounder » Tue Mar 03, 2015 6:10 pm

The Alexander Wolff SI article about the Frost Heaves has arrived.

http://www.si.com/longform/2015/frost-heaves/index.html
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Post by preeths » Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:45 pm

Two great articles posted today on the league that was and the league that is. Not many differences, or surprises, but entertaining nonetheless.

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Post by nksports » Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:59 pm

And the 2015 The Pulitzer Prize for in depth sports feature writing goes to ....

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Post by Pounder » Wed Mar 04, 2015 5:13 am

If anything, I've got to wonder if the scariest part of the story isn't anything that happened with the Frost Heaves or even the specter of Joe Newman, it's D-League Bakersfield being successful as practically a country club catering to bigwigs instead of an arena or even gym catering to fans.
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Post by nksports » Thu Mar 05, 2015 5:32 am

[quote=""Pounder""]If anything, I've got to wonder if the scariest part of the story isn't anything that happened with the Frost Heaves or even the specter of Joe Newman, it's D-League Bakersfield being successful as practically a country club catering to bigwigs instead of an arena or even gym catering to fans.[/quote]

That's what the NBA is close to doing on a large scale.

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Post by The Sweeper » Fri Mar 06, 2015 4:19 pm

I do quite miss those nights in Barre. A real good article.
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Post by Sam Hill » Wed Mar 11, 2015 6:18 pm

I remember when this originally started and some bright boy said, "He's only doing it so he can write about it for SI."

And here we are, 10 years later. WHAT PRESCIENCE!
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Post by Sam Hill » Wed Mar 11, 2015 6:43 pm

(TL/DR version: It was fun, but everything out of Joe Newman's mouth is a lie.)
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