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The 7 - One Question... - What is the Worst Sports Coaching/Managerial Philosophy
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#21 Posted on 11.1.06 0755.38
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Prevent Defense has its place. Like maybe on the last few plays of a game when a team needs a touchdown. But what really gets me is when a team is up by 3 and they play prevent D with a minute or so remaining. And it is so common!
Stanford vs. Notre Dame anyone?
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#22 Posted on 11.1.06 1441.17
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Firing qualified coaches rather than inept general mangers or team presidents.

A related one; firing qualified coaches due to the star player not liking the coach.
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#23 Posted on 13.1.06 0911.08
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    Originally posted by britishiles
    You can't have a "Grand Slam Single".

Actually, you can. Robin Ventura, anyone?
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#24 Posted on 13.1.06 1545.36
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    Originally posted by Texas Kelly
      Originally posted by britishiles
      You can't have a "Grand Slam Single".

    Actually, you can. Robin Ventura, anyone?


That's not true. A "grand slam" by baseball definition is a homerun with 3 runners on base.

Ventura was out after rounding first so I think technically, only the winning run counted and the rest did not count.
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#25 Posted on 14.1.06 0809.58
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Football the New York Giants always have a crappy "conservative" philosophy.

1. Any time you punt in opponent's territory, it is stupid. A punt from field goal position (the opponent's 33) is even worse, just go for it.

2. The on midfield with 2 minutes left in the half taking a knee 3 times instead of trying to score. "They are just content to go into halftime only down by 7 at this point." Have some faith in your offense.

3. A playcall having the quarterback roll right and two of his receivers roll far left. Just as bad as the quarterback deciding to make an offbalance throw across his body accross the field begging to be intercepted.

4. Drafting an overall #1 QB specializing in running like Vince Young and trying to change him into a traditional pocket passer.
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