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Sports subjects you are just plain tired of

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by poindexter, Jan 16, 2020.

  1. jlee

    jlee Well-Known Member

    I personally trace it back to the tile of an LL Cool J album in 2000. That album hit # 1, which may have made the phrase more common to folks in their late 20s to middle 30s today.
  2. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    But it’s been a fairly recent trend. ESPN (and the others) weren’t analyzing matches from Poughkeepsie’s VFW hall. Maybe a feature here or there. But not weekly - if not daily - coverage.
  3. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    First time I ever heard it referenced, it was for Muhammad Ali.
  4. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    Ali often called himself "the greatest of all time," but I don't remember anyone ever using the acronym GOAT about him while he was active. At the time, the goat was the guy whose mistake or failure cost him or his team a victory.


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  5. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    College football.
  6. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    If Tiger’s on the list, Serena too.
  7. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Yeah, it’s been, relatively speaking. They’re mostly covering the storylines and the backstage stuff.
  8. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    That’s where I heard it, as an acronym for Ali.

    Kudos on the comics strips, Charlie Brown.
  9. Spartan Squad

    Spartan Squad Well-Known Member

    Could (old great team from the past) beat (current dominant team)?
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  10. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    Touchdowns mean everything. Interceptions kill you. Even meaningless Hail Marys at ends of games/halves.
    15 words.
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  11. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    I guess this isn’t really a subject, unless you can count Joe and Troy as a subject, but what exactly does one use to “dial up a blitz”? Maybe an iPhone, or perhaps a rotary phone?
  12. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    It isn't just Joe and Troy who say that.
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