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Quit your griping
LaMichael James was a scholarship football player for three years. He got an education, food, housing plus whatever else. These amounted to thousands of dollars. He got exposure to the NFL NFL
National Football League
NFL (US) n abbr (= National Football League) → Fußball-Nationalliga , which will probably be worth millions of dollars because he played football for the University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. . Then why is he complaining about the sale of his jersey, which the university owns, for $700? Hey, La Mike, quit the gripe gripe
To have sharp pains in the bowels.
1. gripes Sharp, spasmodic pains in the bowels.
2. A firm hold; a grasp. and stop to "smell the roses"!
Go Beaver wrestlers
I would like to congratulate the Oregon State wrestling team on a great season before too much time passes. The Beaver wrestlers won a Pac-12 title, placed 10th at the NCAAs and had the Pac-12 coach of the year in Jim Zalesky. They had three all-Americans with Clayton Jack placing fourth, Mike Mangrum placing fifth and Scott Sakaguchi placing seventh. Great job Beaver wrestling team! I am rooting for OSU (Open Source UNIX) Refers to the Unix variants that are maintained as open source, which were primarily BSD Unix and Linux until Sun made its Solaris operating system open source in 2005. to win an NCAA title so that the University of Oregon will have even more incentive to do the right thing and reinstate wrestling. I am still holding out hope that this will happen someday. Until then I'll be cheering for OSU wrestling.
Think about the future
Note to University of Oregon athletes: perhaps the reason you're bored is because you don't read "books".
Why don't you guys try to emulate the real athletes at your school (the cross country and track and field teams) and use your paid-by-the-public five or six years of college to actually learn something that will help you in your after-sports life? After all, on a good year, maybe three or four of you will be drafted by a pro team, and only one in 10 of those drafted will be paid to play games for more than three or four years.
You guys aren't always going to be 21 and "special". Give some thought to what you will be doing when you're 35.
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