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    02-12-2018, 02:31 AM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Tanking Tax? in MLB
    You want to cherry pick all the things you like from the other systems and disregard the parts you don't like. I honestly don't think its possible....
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    02-11-2018, 06:47 PM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Tanking Tax? in MLB
    Well back in the 90s your absolutely right. MLB was just caught for collusion and the players had no reason to trust the owners. Caps where...
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    02-11-2018, 05:47 PM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Tanking Tax? in MLB
    Well as long as the salaries that are goosed, out way the salaries that are suppressed the membership should be ecstatic. The union doesn't just...
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    02-11-2018, 10:56 AM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Tanking Tax? in MLB
    Well obviously it might cap the stars salaries but looking at the big picture it doesn't suppress OVERALL revenue. Lebron might get 50 million but...
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    02-10-2018, 10:50 PM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Tanking Tax? in MLB
    But i have stated at least half a dozen times that when we say the word " cap" that we are referring to the existing models that exist within the...
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    02-10-2018, 09:47 PM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Tanking Tax? in MLB
    In the past yes I have proposed a cap/floor revenue sharing system. ( which are the only caps I know of) Jeffy always responds with all that caps do...
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    02-10-2018, 09:04 PM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Tanking Tax? in MLB
    The NBA isn't making a similar portion. Its making more! Just admit already. Caps alone? What? There is no league that has a cap alone. It doesn't...
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    02-10-2018, 07:44 PM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Tanking Tax? in MLB
    What you say makes a lot of sense. I can see your point. But what we have to remember is that every new proposal for change won't be perfect. There...
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    02-10-2018, 07:39 PM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Tanking Tax? in MLB
    How am I twisting your words? There right here Quote Originally Posted by Jeffy25 View Post Maybe worth noting that the article linked it's...
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    02-09-2018, 08:56 PM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Tanking Tax? in MLB
    I fully explain that the caps and luxury tax are more unlike then alike but you continue to say that they act the same? You continue to say that...
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    02-09-2018, 02:05 PM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Tanking Tax? in MLB
    You just did it again. Pleas refer to my earlier post. The luxury tax is far worst then a cap. The other 3 sports while capped also get an advantage ...
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    02-09-2018, 10:09 AM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Tanking Tax? in MLB
    I see your hockey point. Look at the Las Vegas Golden Knights who are an expansion team. They were forced to spend money and... oh wait a minute...
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    02-09-2018, 09:39 AM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Tanking Tax? in MLB
    No its not! You always look at the capping side but never acknowledge the security of getting a guaranteed percentage of revenue. The luxury tax...
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    02-08-2018, 08:37 PM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Discussion: 2017 NFC East Thread in NFL
    Its important for jerry that he be listed as G.M. But he defers to the football people. Jerry Jones wanted to draft Manziel but was overruled and...
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    02-08-2018, 11:02 AM
    The problem is that the current MLB players who would be voting don't necessarily care about future players or the players in the minors. The players...
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    02-08-2018, 10:47 AM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Discussion: 2017 NFC East Thread in NFL
    Honestly don't think he ever was. It was pretty much Jimmy Johnson that ran the team in the glory years before and Will McClay does it now. Jerrys...
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    02-08-2018, 10:31 AM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Discussion: 2017 NFC East Thread in NFL
    Of course its listed like that. But if you really believe that he's been the G.M. all this time then 3 Super Bowl championships should make him a...
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    02-08-2018, 09:20 AM
    mariner4life replied to a thread Discussion: 2017 NFC East Thread in NFL
    Jerry Jones is not the G.M. so no worries. Will McClay runs the show.
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    02-07-2018, 11:22 AM
    People here are acting like its easy. Its very subjective. Its all in the eye of the beholder of when you establish yourself as a runner
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    02-07-2018, 11:04 AM
    Championships all day. Not even close for me. For a fan base to be able say WE ARE THE CHAMPS out ways everything. Every year that you don't win it...
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    02-07-2018, 10:27 AM
    MLB is the only system where t's possible revenues go up and players salaries go down....
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    02-07-2018, 09:53 AM
    I'm not relaxed till I hear the ref say it. Have seen to many eye opening blunders to have blind faith in the system. Hell I don't even celebrate a...
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    02-07-2018, 09:42 AM
    I don't believe you. lol Once these things go to replay anything can happen.
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    02-07-2018, 08:47 AM
    Its weird cause we see both plays exactly the same. The reason there is so much inconsistency is that the act of becoming a runner is very...
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    02-05-2018, 04:35 PM
    The MLBPA has no idea what its doing anymore. The luxury tax is far far far worse then a salary cap. The luxury tax suppresses and puts no money in...
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    02-05-2018, 12:00 AM
    The cap was the catalyst to get the owners in the other 3 sports to do what you like. Not sure what the downside is? The NBA players get 50% of all...
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    02-04-2018, 11:41 PM
    Exactly
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    02-04-2018, 11:13 PM
    Maybe cause they really are tied together? To have a cap the players need a floor to insure they are not being financially suppressed. Then they need...
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    02-04-2018, 12:41 PM
    Its funny Gasman because all the things you like are all key ingredients to a salary cap. The 3 capped sports all have salary floors. Some floors are...
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    01-31-2018, 09:41 AM
    Did the skins ever screw this all up. Back in 2016 instead of franchising him they could of signed him to a 6 year deal 120 million deal fully...
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