Recent content by SeattleSlim

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    2021 Chicago White Sox

    I vote for ”do”. And let’s trade Kimbrel back for Nick.
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    2021 Chicago White Sox

    Can we get a do-over on that Kimbrel trade? I miss Nick (> Hernandez).
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread

    Funny. I was 6’ 165lb when I finished my senior year of high school. 51 years later, I’m 5’10” 145lb.
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    2021 Chicago White Sox

    Hate to see Nick go.
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    Name, Image, Likeness Rule

    Perhaps, but the athletes only have a market because they’re provided (by others) a venue for showcasing their talents. In the end, like comedians, they’re just entertainers looking for a payday and a spotlight.
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    Name, Image, Likeness Rule

    Ever hear of “starving” artists, writers, musicians, actors, etc.? It seems those who have a passion for what they do and may strive for some degree of fame fall into this same category.
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    Name, Image, Likeness Rule

    Seems that the underlying theme in this discussion has been money. Is that how everything should be valued, or just sports? Where in this discussion about exploitation are definitions of even more key concepts such as “need” vs “want”? And what is “fair”? Because of the way our special form...
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    Name, Image, Likeness Rule

    Education (classroom and otherwise) is like anything else, Kat. The harder you work at it, the more you get out of it. IMHO, engineers, doctors, lawyers, etc., get too much credit (at the expense of other curricula/professions). No one field is superior to any other, if you put your heart into...
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    Name, Image, Likeness Rule

    No, in such a scenario you are short-selling yourself. Everyone has a choice. Slavery has been illegal for some time in this country.
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    Illini Basketball 2021-2022

    Can we please just beat Miznoz this year? … in addition to winning the B1G, of course.
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    Kofi Cockburn in the transfer portal

    Rejecting Kentucky. That Illinois education is already paying off.
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    Illini Basketball 2021-2022

    No … it would be Hutch … using his power of invisibility.
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    Coaching Carousel

    And a hella chest bump!
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (Week of July 5th, 2021)

    Yeah, you’d think … but the colleges are providing the platform for all this. Liars… er, I mean lawyers … are salivating over this for all kinds of reasons. Accountants not far behind. (wondering when Dan will merge the recruiting and NIL threads)
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (Week of July 5th, 2021)

    Yeah. Somebody might even offer one of these guys a space flight. And, as a non-sequitur, where does Title 9 fit into all this? Lawyers and accountants (the real beneficiaries) and bears, oh my!