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HuckleB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-24-11 04:36 PM
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9. Indeed.
This OP is worthless, as it uses extremely selective data points, and it seems to be a case where someone with a preconceived notion began to look for data to support that notion.

It's a poor investigation, all they way around.
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  -NFL, NBA, and MLB - Competitive Balance Yavin4  Jan-24-11 01:46 PM   #0 
  - One thing in common...  trumad   Jan-24-11 02:16 PM   #1 
  - Why only the comparisons of a single conference/league?  trotsky   Jan-24-11 02:19 PM   #2 
  - Okay, Comparing the Other Conferences  Yavin4   Jan-24-11 02:33 PM   #3 
     - I think the problem comes in what you consider "competitively balanced".  trotsky   Jan-24-11 02:42 PM   #4 
        - My Point Is Centered on whether a Salary Cap Determines Outcome  Yavin4   Jan-24-11 03:08 PM   #5 
        - 10 Years, 10 Different NFC Champs.  trotsky   Jan-24-11 07:49 PM   #12 
        - Indeed.  HuckleB   Jan-24-11 04:36 PM   #9 
           - How So? I Chose the Past 10 Seasons or So  Yavin4   Jan-24-11 06:00 PM   #11 
              - "A factual rebuttal?"  HuckleB   Jan-24-11 11:53 PM   #13 
                 - What Facts Did I Not Show?  Yavin4   Jan-25-11 11:51 AM   #18 
  - I think MLB has had 10 different World Series winners in the last 11 years.  Renew Deal   Jan-24-11 03:20 PM   #6 
  - They've Had 17 out of 30 Teams in the World Series Since 1995  Yavin4   Jan-24-11 03:25 PM   #7 
     - How many years have the Yankees been in the playoffs since 1995?  HuckleB   Jan-24-11 04:34 PM   #8 
        - The Yankees Have Been in the playoffs 15 out of the 16 Years  Yavin4   Jan-24-11 05:58 PM   #10 
           - Your post makes no sense.  HuckleB   Jan-24-11 11:54 PM   #14 
              - The Lakers, Spurs, Colts, Patriots, and Steelers  Yavin4   Jan-25-11 11:43 AM   #16 
                 - Those teams are dominant because of smart coaching and good team chemistry.  BulletproofLandshark   Jan-25-11 04:28 PM   #22 
                    - This is about competitive balance and salary caps.  Yavin4   Jan-25-11 08:03 PM   #27 
                       - I admit no such thing about the caps, so quit putting words in my mouth.  BulletproofLandshark   Jan-25-11 10:25 PM   #30 
                          - My Rebuttal  Yavin4   Jan-26-11 11:32 AM   #32 
                             - Go back 1yr and the Lions made the playoffs, 1999, nt  Broken_Hero   Jan-26-11 11:56 AM   #34 
                             - I'll give you the Lions thing. Don't know how I missed them.  BulletproofLandshark   Jan-26-11 03:46 PM   #37 
                             - Do You Know How Many Western Conference Teams Have Won The NBA Title Since 1984?  Yavin4   Jan-26-11 08:44 PM   #39 
                                - Thanks for totally dodging my answer. n/t  BulletproofLandshark   Jan-27-11 10:13 AM   #41 
                             - Thats an interesting comment, Yankin4...  madinmaryland   Jan-26-11 08:58 PM   #40 
                                - Those one players still need talented players around them to win  JonLP24   Jan-27-11 12:32 PM   #43 
                                   - The point that I am trying to get at, is that in basketball, it is really  madinmaryland   Jan-27-11 12:49 PM   #44 
                                      - Of course.  JonLP24   Jan-27-11 01:02 PM   #45 
  - Yavin4: your MLB examples are minus (mostly) small-market teams  Auggie   Jan-25-11 08:47 AM   #15 
  - The Lakers Are A Small Market Team?  Yavin4   Jan-25-11 11:49 AM   #17 
     - MLB = Major League Baseball...  Auggie   Jan-25-11 12:42 PM   #19 
        - "How often have the Reds, Royals or Cleveland baseball club won their respective leagues in the last  Yavin4   Jan-25-11 12:54 PM   #20 
           - You left out the Pittsburgh Steelers,  Auggie   Jan-25-11 04:57 PM   #23 
              - You Stated In Another Post  Yavin4   Jan-25-11 08:08 PM   #28 
                 - BulletproofLandshark said that  Auggie   Jan-26-11 04:56 AM   #31 
  - A Yankees fan trying to argue that there is parity in MLB!!  madinmaryland   Jan-25-11 01:32 PM   #21 
  - No. I'm Arguing That There's Also No Parity in Salary Capped Leagues Either  Yavin4   Jan-25-11 07:51 PM   #25 
     - Dude! You are trying to justify that there IS parity in MLB and you are failing.  madinmaryland   Jan-25-11 09:53 PM   #29 
        - Dude, You Are Inserting An Argument That I Am Not Making  Yavin4   Jan-26-11 11:41 AM   #33 
  - At first I thought it was April Fools day...  Broken_Hero   Jan-25-11 05:07 PM   #24 
  - Yet Another Non-Rebuttal  Yavin4   Jan-25-11 07:58 PM   #26 
  - Why don't you post the ranking in MLB of how much each of those AL Champions  TZ   Jan-26-11 01:47 PM   #35 
  - Tell me, are the NO Saints and KC Royals the same types of franchises?  TZ   Jan-26-11 01:51 PM   #36 
  - That Proves My Point  Yavin4   Jan-26-11 08:43 PM   #38 
  - If it's competitive balance you seek, look no further than MLS  MrCoffee   Jan-27-11 10:50 AM   #42 
  - Lakers  ironman14   Feb-10-11 06:14 AM   #46 
 

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