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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby SuperHornet » Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:05 pm

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I think you have that wrong. The “America-haters” are ON the team.... :coffee:

What are the odds of some political gesture by someone if the USA wins the WC?


What are you talking about? There's already BEEN a political gesture...by Megan Rapinoe....
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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby JoltinJoe » Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:41 pm

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It's a shame she didn't score against France.

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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby CAA Flagship » Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:35 am

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CAA Flagship wrote:What are the odds of some political gesture by someone if the USA wins the WC?


What are you talking about? There's already BEEN a political gesture...by Megan Rapinoe....

What, saying she won't go to the White House? I'm talking about some gesture on the field like unveiling a sign or something.

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Re: Women's World Cup

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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby 89Hen » Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:52 am

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89Hen wrote: :suspicious: I don't see anyone complaining or crying over this. Nice try. :tothehand:


It's nice to see a conservative finally admit the "snowflake game" they invented is stupid

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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby JohnStOnge » Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:15 pm

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JohnStOnge wrote:The behavior of the US womens' soccer team is somewhat embarrassing. They are pricks.

I am calling for a game between the US womens' team and the US mens' teams so we can kill two birds with one stone.

1) The US womens' team can get the crap kicked out of it and learn some humility.
2) The US womens' team can stop claiming its members deserve to be paid as much as the mens' team is paid.


:ohno:

If only we held the same standards of behavior for all athletes...
unless of course you think most athletes are pricks


I think that if you had a college football player do something equivalent to that tea drinking thing after a score the team would be flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct and they should be.

Also, I do think there is a problem with rampant unsportsmanlike conduct in sports.
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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby 89Hen » Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:04 am

JohnStOnge wrote:Also, I do think there is a problem with rampant unsportsmanlike conduct in sports.

Soccer has more than their share.

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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby 93henfan » Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:33 am

gg Netherlands

Sew another star on the USA women jerseys.
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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby ∞∞∞ » Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:55 am

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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby 93henfan » Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:58 am

And there it is. The ridiculous feminazi Nike commercial that turns a nice achievement into a political statement.

Everything won my other than white males has to come with a chip now. It's rather sickening and takes away from what should be common enjoyment. I wish we could just be USA again.

Fuck NIke.
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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby Pwns » Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:05 am

JohnStOnge wrote:
I think that if you had a college football player do something equivalent to that tea drinking thing after a score the team would be flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct and they should be.

Also, I do think there is a problem with rampant unsportsmanlike conduct in sports.


I can't believe it's even suggested that some wouldn't complain about a men's team running up the score the way the women did in Thailand. Actually, I guess I shouldn't be surprised since it's not unusual to make up gender double standards that don't exist.

I also think it's rich that people are complaining that more funding is needed for a women's soccer program that's won 4 of the 8 WWC tournaments that have been. That would be like UConn women's basketball complaining they need more money.
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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby kalm » Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:22 am

I watched the last two games and enjoyed them quite a bit. Then again, I'm still comfortable in my white male skin and don't feel a bit bad about it. :lol:
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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby Ivytalk » Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:25 pm

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That one is pretty good! :lol: :notworthy:

Any congratulatory tweets out of the WH yet?
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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby AZGrizFan » Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:52 pm

Ivytalk wrote:
dbackjon wrote:Image


That one is pretty good! :lol: :notworthy:

Any congratulatory tweets out of the WH yet?


Yes. Trump tweeted congratulations a couple hours ago.
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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby Ivytalk » Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:57 pm

AZGrizFan wrote:
Ivytalk wrote:
That one is pretty good! :lol: :notworthy:

Any congratulatory tweets out of the WH yet?


Yes. Trump tweeted congratulations a couple hours ago.

I’m sure it pained him to do that.

But not as much as a well-struck soccer ball in the nuts. That happened to me once in middle school. Second-worst pain I ever experienced.
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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby kalm » Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:11 pm

Ivytalk wrote:
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Yes. Trump tweeted congratulations a couple hours ago.

I’m sure it pained him to do that.

But not as much as a well-struck soccer ball in the nuts. That happened to me once in middle school. Second-worst pain I ever experienced.


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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby Ivytalk » Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:27 pm

kalm wrote:
Ivytalk wrote:I’m sure it pained him to do that.

But not as much as a well-struck soccer ball in the nuts. That happened to me once in middle school. Second-worst pain I ever experienced.


Hold my beer.

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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby kalm » Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:36 pm

Ivytalk wrote:
kalm wrote:
Hold my beer.

What was your second-worst pain, Kalmunist?

Citizens United? :rofl:


Oh c’mon! That one was teed up for me nicely and you have to steal my glory.

Son of a bitch!!!

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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby Ivytalk » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:14 pm

kalm wrote:
Ivytalk wrote:What was your second-worst pain, Kalmunist?

Citizens United? :rofl:


Oh c’mon! That one was teed up for me nicely and you have to steal my glory.

Son of a bitch!!!

:ohno:


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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby AZGrizFan » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:36 pm

I didn’t care before the flag controversy.

I don’t care now.

couldn’t name a single player on the womens team.

Or the men’s team, for that matter. :lol:
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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby Chizzang » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:50 am

JohnStOnge wrote:
Chizzang wrote:
:ohno:

If only we held the same standards of behavior for all athletes...
unless of course you think most athletes are pricks


I think that if you had a college football player do something equivalent to that tea drinking thing after a score the team would be flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct and they should be.

Also, I do think there is a problem with rampant unsportsmanlike conduct in sports.


Perhaps college... sure
But pro football and baseball and basketball are over the top celebrations
Football players grabbing their balls and having 3 minute long dance parties in the end zone

and what do we do... ESPN has a weekly televised scorecard grading the best celebrations
we congratulate MEN on their celebrations

:lol:

Yeah John, she sipped tea...
fact = we expect women to act differently

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Re: Women's World Cup

Postby CAA Flagship » Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:35 am

Chizzang wrote:
JohnStOnge wrote:
I think that if you had a college football player do something equivalent to that tea drinking thing after a score the team would be flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct and they should be.

Also, I do think there is a problem with rampant unsportsmanlike conduct in sports.


Perhaps college... sure
But pro football and baseball and basketball are over the top celebrations
Football players grabbing their balls and having 3 minute long dance parties in the end zone

and what do we do... ESPN has a weekly televised scorecard grading the best celebrations
we congratulate MEN on their celebrations

:lol:

Yeah John, she sipped tea...
fact = we expect women to act differently

:coffee:

The thing here is the pointed reference to the opponent.
This would be like an FSU opponent doing the chop to the FSU crowd after scoring or a Texas opponent giving the "horns down" hand signal to the Texas crowd after scoring.
It's taunting.
It just comes down to whether it is against the rules or not. (clearly the horns down is a penalty when done on the field. See WVU game).
It was not a penalty in the World Cup.
So it comes down to whether you like taunting or not, and how far is too far. Pulling a white flag out against France or a swastika against Germany would be taunting too. Would that be acceptable?

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Re: RE: Re: Women's World Cup

Postby UNI88 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:03 pm

CAA Flagship wrote:
Chizzang wrote:
Perhaps college... sure
But pro football and baseball and basketball are over the top celebrations
Football players grabbing their balls and having 3 minute long dance parties in the end zone

and what do we do... ESPN has a weekly televised scorecard grading the best celebrations
we congratulate MEN on their celebrations



Yeah John, she sipped tea...
fact = we expect women to act differently

:coffee:

The thing here is the pointed reference to the opponent.
This would be like an FSU opponent doing the chop to the FSU crowd after scoring or a Texas opponent giving the "horns down" hand signal to the Texas crowd after scoring.
It's taunting.
It just comes down to whether it is against the rules or not. (clearly the horns down is a penalty when done on the field. See WVU game).
It was not a penalty in the World Cup.
So it comes down to whether you like taunting or not, and how far is too far. Pulling a white flag out against France or a swastika against Germany would be taunting too. Would that be acceptable?
It's taunting but there is plenty of taunting by male athletes that is celebrated.

Baker Mayfield planting the flag against Ohio State was both vilified and celebrated.

No NBA player has ever flexed their muscles and made a constipation face over an opponent after a posterizing dunk?

I think it's poor sportsmanship but it's pretty common in men's sports and there is a double standard.



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Re: RE: Re: Women's World Cup

Postby CAA Flagship » Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:10 pm

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CAA Flagship wrote:The thing here is the pointed reference to the opponent.
This would be like an FSU opponent doing the chop to the FSU crowd after scoring or a Texas opponent giving the "horns down" hand signal to the Texas crowd after scoring.
It's taunting.
It just comes down to whether it is against the rules or not. (clearly the horns down is a penalty when done on the field. See WVU game).
It was not a penalty in the World Cup.
So it comes down to whether you like taunting or not, and how far is too far. Pulling a white flag out against France or a swastika against Germany would be taunting too. Would that be acceptable?
It's taunting but there is plenty of taunting by male athletes that is celebrated.

Baker Mayfield planting the flag against Ohio State was both vilified and celebrated.

No NBA player has ever flexed their muscles and made a constipation face over an opponent after a posterizing dunk?

I think it's poor sportsmanship but it's pretty common in men's sports and there is a double standard.



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Taunting is taunting. Rules are rules. When taunting and rules overlap, penalties are levied. When they don't overlap, there are no penalties. I'm not sure where the double standard exists here.


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