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Adversity

Postby El-Moldo » October 14th, 2018, 1:02 pm

Anyone else tired of hearing this word in sports? According to the dictionary, adversity is a condition marked by misfortune, calamity, or distress. Just read an article this morning about hoping that PSU fans and players will "remain unified through this adversity" of losing two games in a row. WHERE'S THE ADVERSITY!! Losing two games is NOT adversity. Just ask Rice University. Having your QB break his leg in the first quarter? Now THAT'S adversity. Playing without some starters due to academics? THAT'S an unlucky situation for a team. Having your head coach miss the first 3 games of the season? Now THAT'S a difficult circumstance. But losing 2 games in a row is not adversity, especially when you can't blame the losses on some unfortunate event or circumstance. Let's get off the adversity kick.



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Re: Adversity

Postby EaglealumsGhost » October 14th, 2018, 2:40 pm

They choose to throw from the 2, won’t use a fullback, and Qb takes snap 7 yds deep on goal line.... is that handicap or adversity?

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Re: Adversity

Postby El-Moldo » October 14th, 2018, 3:07 pm

It's neither. That's poor game management. They PLAN to do that. Go back to the drawing board.

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Re: Adversity

Postby Crimson's Ghost » October 14th, 2018, 4:25 pm

Adversity is very often overused in sports, or used in the wrong context at least.

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Re: Adversity

Postby 12HankQB » October 15th, 2018, 8:25 am

This thread could've just said. I don't like Penn State. It was a sad weekend for Western PA in college football. We needed Pitt to knock off Notre Dame...then after that WVU and PSU decided the heck with it.
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Re: Adversity

Postby Manfred » October 15th, 2018, 8:51 am

At least da Stillers won!
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Re: Adversity

Postby 12HankQB » October 15th, 2018, 8:54 am

Manfred wrote:At least da Stillers won!

Berlin had lost Saturday too. I said there's no way the Stillers were gonna win N'at, but how bouter?
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