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MedicalAdmin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-11-10 04:33 PM
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95. You've obviously never watched high school football in America.
Do you think those things AREN'T going on?
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  -HS Student sues over pink cleats after cut by coach-Wore to honor Family Breast Cancer Survivors RamboLiberal  Nov-10-10 09:50 AM   #0 
  - Not only the NFL, but the big English soccer league is doing some of it as well  AndrewP   Nov-10-10 09:51 AM   #1 
  - And NFL players are fined for wearing the wrong socks  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-10-10 11:03 AM   #40 
  - He was told not to wear them. Coach's call. It's a team sport.  KittyWampus   Nov-10-10 09:53 AM   #2 
  - So if the coach tells 18 year old players who to vote for, it's his call? Team sport and all.  Viking12   Nov-10-10 10:03 AM   #10 
  - That makes no sense. Team members wearing a uniform during practice and games  KittyWampus   Nov-10-10 10:07 AM   #13 
  - False analogy.  cleanhippie   Nov-10-10 10:07 AM   #14 
  - That's a bit ridiulous. The coach *does* have the final say over uniforms on the field.  Lance_Boyle   Nov-10-10 10:08 AM   #15 
  - How will the coach know?  OneTenthofOnePercent   Nov-10-10 10:08 AM   #16 
  - Straw man, and completely irrelevant.  Ikonoklast   Nov-10-10 10:51 AM   #30 
  - That's exactly my point. Only it's not.  MedicalAdmin   Nov-11-10 04:23 PM   #91 
  - What does voting have to do with regulation uniforms?  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-10-10 11:04 AM   #41 
  - Pesky little rules  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-10-10 11:01 AM   #39 
  - FAIL. If it is within the guidelines of the league ...  MedicalAdmin   Nov-11-10 04:20 PM   #90 
  - While I understand the student's position, I'm not sure what he expects from a lawsuit.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Nov-10-10 09:57 AM   #3 
  - I still think it was a really f' up'd thing for the coach to do....  Lindsey   Nov-10-10 10:00 AM   #6 
  - It's probably a league rule and the coach doesn't make those rules  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-10-10 11:07 AM   #43 
  - No Constitutional rights were violated? How about the 1st Amendment?  Lyric   Nov-10-10 10:12 AM   #20 
  - The coach can't violate the kids rights...  OneTenthofOnePercent   Nov-10-10 10:24 AM   #24 
  - Why would it be a "tough sell"?  Lyric   Nov-10-10 10:52 AM   #32 
  - What if he wanted to wear a #82 jersey because his grandmother was 82?  Ginto   Nov-10-10 11:08 AM   #44 
     - Not a good comparison--is there greater significance to his grandmother's age?  Lyric   Nov-10-10 11:22 AM   #48 
        - What if his grandmother had just died at the age of 82?  Ginto   Nov-10-10 11:24 AM   #49 
           - Still not seeing how that has anything to do with a relevant social issue.  Lyric   Nov-10-10 11:28 AM   #52 
              - What if he wanted to change his name to Prostate Cancer on the back of his jersey.  Ginto   Nov-10-10 11:33 AM   #53 
                 - If a major game disruption would occur if the "wrong" number is worn  Lyric   Nov-10-10 11:57 AM   #59 
                 - What if players complained that the pink shoes were a distraction?  Ginto   Nov-10-10 12:00 PM   #60 
                    - what if flying monkeys.... Yes, playing the "what if" game can be fun and can ignore the issue  uppityperson   Nov-10-10 03:16 PM   #83 
                    - Two words. League rules.  MedicalAdmin   Nov-11-10 04:32 PM   #94 
                 - Put down the shovel and step away from the hole.  MedicalAdmin   Nov-11-10 04:28 PM   #93 
  - Publicly demostrates the the coach is a jerk who should not have authority over kids.  JoePhilly   Nov-10-10 10:56 AM   #37 
  - "allowed other players to emulate their NFL counterparts"  Fla_Democrat   Nov-10-10 12:20 PM   #70 
     - Don't forget dog fighting.  Ikonoklast   Nov-10-10 12:33 PM   #73 
     - I enjoy the sarcasim ... I really do ...  JoePhilly   Nov-10-10 02:02 PM   #78 
     - You've obviously never watched high school football in America.  MedicalAdmin   Nov-11-10 04:33 PM   #95 
  - It depends on whether or not the school accepts federal funds  MedicalAdmin   Nov-11-10 04:25 PM   #92 
  - The comments on the story are truly disheartening.  jayfish   Nov-10-10 09:58 AM   #4 
  - It's a football team, not an art class.  KittyWampus   Nov-10-10 10:01 AM   #7 
     - And football is a religion, not a sport. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-10-10 10:06 AM   #11 
     - It sure seems to be, it's a shame Americans don't spend more of our collective sports $ on the Arts.  KittyWampus   Nov-10-10 10:08 AM   #17 
     - Your kidding right?  jayfish   Nov-10-10 10:09 AM   #19 
  - some of the comments on that page are appalling...  luvspeas   Nov-10-10 09:59 AM   #5 
  - I think the NFL and the Susan G. Komen organization should get involved...  jayfish   Nov-10-10 10:02 AM   #8 
  - Self expression= art, music, dance. Sports= subordination and teamwork  KittyWampus   Nov-10-10 10:02 AM   #9 
  - You should inform...  nyc 4 Biden   Nov-10-10 10:16 AM   #22 
     - They are only allowed to do so with previous permission from the league.  Ikonoklast   Nov-10-10 11:18 AM   #47 
     - re:"See the huge, glaring, obvious difference?"  MedicalAdmin   Nov-11-10 04:37 PM   #96 
     - Apparently their coach-owners approve of the practice. How hard is that to understand?  KittyWampus   Nov-10-10 11:26 AM   #51 
        - You can prove that in every instance I've shown,  nyc 4 Biden   Nov-10-10 12:01 PM   #61 
           - If they didn't, they were fined.  Goblinmonger   Nov-10-10 12:33 PM   #74 
  - Some of the comments on this page are pretty appalling.  grace0418   Nov-10-10 10:19 AM   #23 
  - The coach has the authority to be a big douchbag, but since this story has been posted here  Stevenmarc   Nov-10-10 10:06 AM   #12 
  - Authority? Hell, when I played  Fla_Democrat   Nov-10-10 10:47 AM   #29 
  - It is nothing more than a violation of the First Amendment  Angry Dragon   Nov-10-10 10:09 AM   #18 
  - Ahhh...this again  Rebubula   Nov-10-10 10:15 AM   #21 
  - Educate yourself.  jayfish   Nov-10-10 10:26 AM   #25 
     - Yea  Fla_Democrat   Nov-10-10 10:37 AM   #27 
     - Deity, I just don't get this place sometimes.  jayfish   Nov-10-10 10:51 AM   #31 
        - Wasn't that the harm..  Fla_Democrat   Nov-10-10 11:05 AM   #42 
     - Libraries are publicly funded.  Ikonoklast   Nov-10-10 11:25 AM   #50 
     - Your example is so incorrect that I have a hard time believing...  jayfish   Nov-10-10 12:51 PM   #76 
     - Nice try  Rebubula   Nov-10-10 03:47 PM   #87 
        - Very solid legal analysis.  jayfish   Nov-10-10 04:28 PM   #88 
  - Ummmm, no  Renew Deal   Nov-10-10 10:55 AM   #34 
  - Once again, what if he wanted to wear a #82 jersey because his grandmother was 82.  Ginto   Nov-10-10 11:10 AM   #45 
     - 82 is alright, 88...  Fla_Democrat   Nov-10-10 11:41 AM   #58 
        - lol  Renew Deal   Nov-10-10 12:05 PM   #64 
  - It is called a uniform for a reason  kctim   Nov-10-10 10:32 AM   #26 
  - Or....  Fla_Democrat   Nov-10-10 10:40 AM   #28 
  - I know when I was in HS  PRETZEL   Nov-10-10 10:55 AM   #33 
  - He likely would have been chucked from the game by the officials anyway  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Nov-10-10 10:56 AM   #35 
  - No he wouldn't  Renew Deal   Nov-10-10 10:59 AM   #38 
     - Once again, what if he wanted to wear a #82 jersey because his grandmother was 82.  Ginto   Nov-10-10 11:10 AM   #46 
        - That's not against the rules.  Renew Deal   Nov-10-10 11:33 AM   #54 
           - What about a QB?  Ginto   Nov-10-10 11:34 AM   #56 
           - A quarterback can wear any number he wants between 1-99.  Renew Deal   Nov-10-10 12:02 PM   #62 
              - I guess you lose some of your rights when you join the NFL  Ginto   Nov-10-10 12:12 PM   #65 
                 - They aren't governing numbers for quarterbacks in that way in the NFL.  Renew Deal   Nov-10-10 12:17 PM   #67 
                    - Sounds like they are restricting free speech and expression.  Ginto   Nov-10-10 12:24 PM   #71 
           - It is if there already is a number 82 issued.  Ikonoklast   Nov-10-10 11:38 AM   #57 
              - Two players on the same team can be issued the same number  Renew Deal   Nov-10-10 12:05 PM   #63 
                 - Someone did that, and I can't remember, think it was a college team.  Ikonoklast   Nov-10-10 12:18 PM   #68 
                    - That's correct  Renew Deal   Nov-10-10 12:19 PM   #69 
  - It has become accepted to wear pink gear in football  Renew Deal   Nov-10-10 10:56 AM   #36 
  - Yes, and they all get league permission to do so.  Ikonoklast   Nov-10-10 11:33 AM   #55 
     - I think we're mixing up issues.  Renew Deal   Nov-10-10 12:12 PM   #66 
        - I see what the kid doing as a violation of team rules  Ikonoklast   Nov-10-10 12:29 PM   #72 
  - Coach is a jack ass.  bluedigger   Nov-10-10 12:51 PM   #75 
  - My dad officiated in the NFL  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-10-10 01:41 PM   #77 
  - That could very well be the case.  Dr. Strange   Nov-10-10 02:59 PM   #79 
  - The league rules dictated that the player be kicked off the team?  jayfish   Nov-10-10 03:05 PM   #80 
     - That would depend on the league  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-10-10 03:09 PM   #81 
     - The coach didn't need to get in the kid's face  RamboLiberal   Nov-10-10 03:24 PM   #84 
        - Well, I've combed the MHSAA website and can't find any...  jayfish   Nov-10-10 03:39 PM   #86 
  - What color do they wear for cancer of the balls?  RedCloud   Nov-10-10 03:12 PM   #82 
  - Blue? Off green?  MedicalAdmin   Nov-11-10 04:45 PM   #97 
  - Story from the local paper  RamboLiberal   Nov-10-10 03:34 PM   #85 
  - Well it looks like sanity has prevailed.  jayfish   Nov-11-10 04:09 PM   #89 
     - Hopefully the school is looking for a new coach.  MedicalAdmin   Nov-11-10 04:47 PM   #98 

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