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  • 903 mens national championships Jan 15, 2013
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    Anyone that's been to wralsportsfan has called sassy a , even the sensitive UNC fans.

  • Killing Time Jan 15, 2013
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    She won't answer. She tends to quit answering when cornered.

  • FAN72 Jan 15, 2013
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    I do not know the reasoning behind the Duke decision, but believe the student deserves an explanation.

  • randythorntonv3 Jan 15, 2013
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    Question for you there sensitive sally.

    Have you ever in your life called someone redarded or laughed at a friend or someone on tv or in person for the way they run or walk if it is out of the norm?

  • Killing Time Jan 15, 2013
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    A simple "no" would have sufficed

  • FourAutumn Jan 15, 2013
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    Once again, to be expected.

  • FAN72 Jan 15, 2013
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    4? I thought the only investigation remaining active was by the SBI.

  • dUNCe Jan 15, 2013
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    The NCAA isn't investigating Duke and that LT issue has been dropped. UNC on the other hand still has 4 current investigations and I don't have time to list a million Links.

  • Killing Time Jan 15, 2013
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    Awww is that the best you can do, little chapped one? Keep it up and I might start to wonder about your mental abilities.

    EDIT: no wait I take that back. Past discussions with you have established that you are in fact mentally challenged. So did you medal this past weekend?

  • FourAutumn Jan 15, 2013
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    Classy as ever. Explains the career changes and limitations.

  • Tar Heels Victory-NCAA CHAMPIONS Jan 15, 2013
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  • Tar Heels Victory-NCAA CHAMPIONS Jan 15, 2013
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    Equating the poster to a Special Olympian is the same as making fun of the indiviudal. I am sure that the poster does not deal with the daily challenges of those individuals, therefore, joking about it is uncalled for!

  • Killing Time Jan 15, 2013
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    FTFY

  • FourAutumn Jan 15, 2013
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    If you are making fun of a person by linking him to a group of people, you are also making fun of that group of people.

    Reasonable folks can see that.

  • randythorntonv3 Jan 15, 2013
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    He didnt make fun of the Special Olympians, he made fun of the poster.

    I love how some of you can take a comment and twist it to show outrage or put down a poster.

    It is a talk smack forum, if you cant handle it, get out.

  • Coach Doherty Jan 15, 2013
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    Maybe if we talk about the infractions at Duke the media and fans won't notice our cheating.............

  • FourAutumn Jan 15, 2013
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    I did.

  • Killing Time Jan 15, 2013
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    Call it what you want, PC troll.

  • FourAutumn Jan 15, 2013
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    If an attempt to make fun of a a person includes comparing them to members of a group, then you are making fun of the entire group.

  • Killing Time Jan 15, 2013
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    He made fun of the person who posted the troll thread. Not the olympians. Learn to read.

  • Tar Heels Victory-NCAA CHAMPIONS Jan 15, 2013
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    This coming from someone who made fun of Special Olympians playing basketball in the Dean Dome. Hypocrite.

  • uncsuckz Jan 15, 2013
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    just another mole hill that "licks me liberally" tried to make into a mountain. anything to divert attention away from the continuing academic/athletic scandal over at cheater hill. love it when the actual professors refute Jumbo Martin's thinly veiled "independent" investigation. just another example of 40 years of arrogance...and still going on.

  • BattlingBishop 5 Jan 14, 2013
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    Common sense, Ken. Do you really think DU would kick this kid to the curb just for the h3ll of it after all he's been through? Dear Lord!

  • Lux Libertas Jan 14, 2013
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    Doesn't sound much like you're laughing at all.

    Matter of fact, I'm pretty sure I can hear sniffling...maybe some muffled sobs?

  • uncsuckz Jan 14, 2013
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    what a laughable comment coming from the supporter of a school which is responsible for the worst cheating scandal in ACC history.

  • Lux Libertas Jan 14, 2013
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    Fixed if for ya.

    LMBAO

  • rx74u2nv Jan 14, 2013
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    Play for a team Duke just beat? Ouch

  • Ken D. Jan 14, 2013
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    As I said earlier, I didn't know if the story as reported was true. If you are correct, then the story is not true. No mention was made about Holliday being able to return in the Fall semester. It just said he would not be readmitted. This makes much more sense.

  • Metta World Biff Jan 14, 2013
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    I'm a UNC fan and dislike Duke athletics as much as the next guy but there is nothing here.

    There is a good explanation for this. If you take a medical withdrawal from Duke, you cannot re-enroll until after 2 semesters have passed. This is a policy for all students and has nothing to do with him being an athlete. This rule is in place for 2 reasons. First, it's to make students be absolutely sure that a medical withdrawal is the right choice. Bear in mind that a medical withdrawal wipes clean your grades for that semester as if they never happened. Second, it gives the student ample time to recover and be sure that coming back is the right choice.
    Medical conditions are not all the same so maybe there is room for exceptions. Or maybe it's a no-exception policy. Either way, this young man is re-enrolling at Duke this Fall, exactly according to school policy. Rules are rules.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 14, 2013
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    If he wants to go back to school without worry of getting rejected, he should just apply to UNC.

  • Lux Libertas Jan 14, 2013
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    I wasn't aware that Zoubek had a brain injury?

    As for Holliday, what else is he to do now that his favorite school has kicked him to the curb after his doctors gave him a clearance?

    Shameful. Just shameful.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 14, 2013
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    The doctor might be able to recommend he attempt to resume a normal life, but is it his decision or Duke's decision whether Holliday has a good chance to be successful doing it at Duke? IMO, the re-application process puts the decision in the hands of the University. Due to privacy laws and the fact that neither of us knows anything about Holliday's current status, I can only assume Duke rejected the application based on something they saw during the re-application process.

  • Ken D. Jan 14, 2013
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    I don't even know if the report is true. But there is a difference between being "the same person" and being able to succeed. That seems to me more a question for his doctors.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 14, 2013
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    Making fun of someone recovering from traumatic brain injury. Jesus.

  • Lux Libertas Jan 14, 2013
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    Maybe he can go learn to fold pastries with Zoubek.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 14, 2013
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    Why are you bringing up Lance Thomas in a thread about Blair Holliday?

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 14, 2013
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    Are you not familiar with the types of injuries involved with Blair Holliday's accident? He is not the same person now as he was prior to the accident.

  • Lux Libertas Jan 14, 2013
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    Another expendable dookie kicked to the curb.

    (To almost no one's surprise.)

    There's just no shame in Durham.

  • SportznutV2.0 Jan 14, 2013
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    what is Dook's interest with Lance Thomas? More bling for the players?

  • Ken D. Jan 14, 2013
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    How is it in the best interest of a student with a GPA of 3.75 to not be allowed to return to school? How is it in Duke's best interest?

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 14, 2013
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    Duke's looking out for his best interest. Sounds logical to me. I guess you UNC fans aren't used to football players actually having to do the schoolwork to succeed. It's different at other schools.

  • SportznutV2.0 Jan 14, 2013
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    http://dukecheck.com/?p=9788wow

    wonder if they will be forthcoming with the Lance Thomas investigation

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