2021 olympics thread

Discussion in 'The Mainboard' started by Gunners, Jun 13, 2021.

  1. Gunners

    Gunners Nicking a living
    Donor
    Ohio State BuckeyesBaltimore OriolesWashington WizardsWashington Football TeamWashington CapitalsArsenal

    A 16 year old Romanian went 47.3 in 100 free(top time this year, 10th all time). Normal for women to start peaking in late teens, having speed like that in men’s is insane

    Dressel has a lot of competition in that event
     
    clemsontyger04 likes this.
  2. Sir Phobos

    Sir Phobos Knight of Mars, Beater of Ass.
    Donor TMB OG
    Virginia Tech HokiesWashington NationalsLos Angeles LakersWashington Football TeamWashington CapitalsBayern Munich

    I will say I forgot Jrue and Khris are a part of this team, the D should definitely improve once those guys get out there.
     
  3. Handcuffed

    Handcuffed TMB OG
    Staff Donor
    Seattle MarinersOregon DucksPortland TimbersPortland Trail Blazers

    the defense would improve if they just stopped switching against everyone

    also, the Dame - Beal - KD - Draymond - Bam lineup was really good today. defense + shooting + pnr. i would expect that to be a closing lineup unless Jrue's defense is required.
     
  4. DeToxRox

    DeToxRox We dug coal together
    Staff Donor TMB OG
    Detroit PistonsDetroit LionsDetroit Red WingsWolverhampton WanderersDetroit Tigers



    This is going to be such a shit show
     
  5. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

    It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens Well-Known Member
    Donor

    Is this shit about the anti-sex cardboard beds true?
     
    BudKilmer likes this.
  6. killerwvu

    killerwvu Restoring WVU's E-Rep 1 Post At A Time
    Donor TMB OG
    West Virginia MountaineersBrooklyn NetsDallas CowboysNational LeaguePittsburgh Pirates

     
  7. BudKilmer

    BudKilmer Well-Known Member
    Donor TMB OG
    Atlanta HawksAtlanta FalconsDemocratAvengersAntifa

    :roll: I hope so
     
  8. bwi2

    bwi2 Not affiliated with BWI
    Donor
    Duke Blue DevilsWashington NationalsArsenalUSA Basketball

    they are rated for 440 pounds
     
    steamengine likes this.
  9. bertwing

    bertwing check out the nametag grandma
    Staff Donor
    Arkansas RazorbacksNew Orleans SaintsTiger WoodsBarAndGrillPoker

    Well I guess that rules out devine ‘s mom getting laid in Tokyo :roll:
     
  10. 1

    1 A real fan. GBR!
    Staff Donor
    Nebraska CornhuskersTiger WoodsPGA

    If the actual purpose of these is to "avoid intimacy among athletes" then what a genius idea because everyone knows the only place it's possible to have sex is a bed.
     
    lazy bum, pennstate2012, TC and 4 others like this.
  11. steamengine

    steamengine I don’t want to press one for English!
    Donor
    LiverpoolHouston Oilers

    I’d imagine if they really want to the athletes will have sex elsewhere.
     
  12. DeToxRox

    DeToxRox We dug coal together
    Staff Donor TMB OG
    Detroit PistonsDetroit LionsDetroit Red WingsWolverhampton WanderersDetroit Tigers



    It’s going to be quite an experience over the next few weeks
     
  13. seanofthedead86

    seanofthedead86 Well-Known Member
    Donor
    Tennessee VolunteersAtlanta BravesAtlanta FalconsAtlanta UnitedNavy Midshipmen

    This is the first Olympics in 9 years I'll be home to watch and it's going to be a cluster fuck. This sucks.
     
  14. Redav

    Redav One big ocean
    Donor

    Man this is going to be a disaster
     
    Doc Louis, FTK and BudKilmer like this.
  15. 1

    1 A real fan. GBR!
    Staff Donor
    Nebraska CornhuskersTiger WoodsPGA

    I'm going to guess there will be some cases just like there are amongst the gen. pop. but overall it'll be manageable and the Olympics will be awesome albeit weird with no one there.

    #prediction
     
    Weedlord420, buckwild and killerwvu like this.
  16. killerwvu

    killerwvu Restoring WVU's E-Rep 1 Post At A Time
    Donor TMB OG
    West Virginia MountaineersBrooklyn NetsDallas CowboysNational LeaguePittsburgh Pirates

    No crowds suck
     
  17. bertwing

    bertwing check out the nametag grandma
    Staff Donor
    Arkansas RazorbacksNew Orleans SaintsTiger WoodsBarAndGrillPoker

  18. Redav

    Redav One big ocean
    Donor

    Man it's nuts to me that you train for years trying to get to the Olympics but you put all that in jeopardy by not getting a vaccine?
     
  19. bwi2

    bwi2 Not affiliated with BWI
    Donor
    Duke Blue DevilsWashington NationalsArsenalUSA Basketball

    She sounded eager to get one in April, and just looking at her schedule, it looks like she’s been out of the country since then
     
  20. Sportfan

    Sportfan From Six to Dumptime

    Is it safe to assume if you’re vaccinated and test positive you aren’t immediately done olympics wise? Are they even they even testing fully vaccinated people?
     
  21. racer

    racer Fuck Tucker, Tucker sucks.
    Donor
    Iowa HawkeyesKansas City ChiefsLas Vegas Golden KnightsWatfordSneakersOlympicsTravel

    Making time some time over course of 4 months to do the one thing that probably has the biggest impact on your ability to compete at the Olympics seems like it should be at the top of the priority list.
     
  22. pez

    pez Competent
    Staff
    SMU Mustangs

    I think they’re testing everyone every day. Vaccinations are irrelevant.
     
    Sportfan likes this.
  23. bwi2

    bwi2 Not affiliated with BWI
    Donor
    Duke Blue DevilsWashington NationalsArsenalUSA Basketball

    Her priority was competing at Roland Garros and Wimbledon. Even if she somehow cared about the Olympics as much as a major - which would be extraordinary for someone in her line of work - she wouldn’t have made the team but for multiple higher rated Americans withdrawing. The last time she was in the United States (and when the WTA gave out J&J shots) might have been literally right before she became eligible as a 17 year old. She’s been competing in Europe since then, and it’s not exactly a matter of taking an hour out of your day to go to CVS.

    A lot of people deserve shit for not getting vaccinated, but I don’t think Coco Gauff is on that list.
     
    Scblue and pez like this.
  24. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

    It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens Well-Known Member
    Donor

    I feel like a tennis star can get a vaccine in Europe if they really wanted to.
     
  25. Sir Phobos

    Sir Phobos Knight of Mars, Beater of Ass.
    Donor TMB OG
    Virginia Tech HokiesWashington NationalsLos Angeles LakersWashington Football TeamWashington CapitalsBayern Munich

    I want to know if she was vaccinated, breakthrough cases are a thing. the vaccine works so damn good there's undoubtedly vaccinated people all over the place who contract it but if they aren't in a position where they get a PCR test every day they very well may never know because of how the vaccine tends to make many breakthrough cases asymptomatic and usually at worst COVID is as completely indistinguishable from a bad cold.
     
    kinghill likes this.
  26. southlick

    southlick "Better Than You"
    Donor TMB OG
    Alabama Crimson TideAtlanta BravesDenver NuggetsDallas CowboysBirmingham Legion

  27. Gunners

    Gunners Nicking a living
    Donor
    Ohio State BuckeyesBaltimore OriolesWashington WizardsWashington Football TeamWashington CapitalsArsenal

    Is NBC gonna put stuff on delay till prime time? Seem to remember that happening at least once
     
  28. Fran Tarkenton

    Fran Tarkenton Well-Known Member
    Donor
    Wake Forest Demon Deacons

    Dont think so, but logical guess is at minimum anything and everything will be shown live on Peacock. This is NBC’s first ever showcase for their streaming platform.
     
    clemsontyger04 and Gunners like this.
  29. Gunners

    Gunners Nicking a living
    Donor
    Ohio State BuckeyesBaltimore OriolesWashington WizardsWashington Football TeamWashington CapitalsArsenal

    This offense is so bad

    absolutely no ball movement
     
    clemsontyger04 and Joe Withabee like this.
  30. Joe Withabee

    Joe Withabee PS I have sifulus
    Donor
    Texas RangersDallas MavericksDallas CowboysChelseaTiger WoodsBarAndGrill

    I feel like a big part of US teams in the past just dominated the quick transition game, while here they are settling into shitty ISO situations
     
    clemsontyger04, BudKilmer and Gunners like this.
  31. Nandor the Relentless

    Donor
    Kentucky WildcatsBoston CelticsNew England PatriotsUniversity of LynchburgSeattle Kraken

    Marc Gasol is starting to pack on the pounds
     
  32. Gunners

    Gunners Nicking a living
    Donor
    Ohio State BuckeyesBaltimore OriolesWashington WizardsWashington Football TeamWashington CapitalsArsenal

    Joe Harris would be a lot more useful than a few redundant players
     
  33. tjosu

    tjosu This is kind of like the breakfast club, huh?
    Donor
    Oklahoma State CowboysHouston AstrosHouston TexansTiger Woods

    Opening ceremony is but you can stream it live first thing Friday morning. I assume this will be the case throughout
     
    Gunners likes this.
  34. Sportfan

    Sportfan From Six to Dumptime

    I don’t care how well Booker, Jrue and Middleton are playing. They’re gonna be wiped out. How can this team even medal if this is the Tatum and Lillard that show up in Tokyo? Dame is getting dominated by Rubio :loldog: and Tatum is completely worthless.
     
  35. DollarBillHokie

    DollarBillHokie Usher is the worst
    Donor
    Virginia Tech HokiesTiger Woods

    If I read the ad correctly, YouTube tv allows you to watch all events live and record them to watch at your convenience
     
  36. beerleagueman

    beerleagueman Well-Known Member

    nice run
     
    Sportfan likes this.
  37. Nandor the Relentless

    Donor
    Kentucky WildcatsBoston CelticsNew England PatriotsUniversity of LynchburgSeattle Kraken

    Based on this game tonight, it would appear Keldon Johnson is officially the future of USA Basketball
     
    Sportfan likes this.
  38. beerleagueman

    beerleagueman Well-Known Member

    that KD-Lavine lob was nice
     
    Sportfan likes this.
  39. bertwing

    bertwing check out the nametag grandma
    Staff Donor
    Arkansas RazorbacksNew Orleans SaintsTiger WoodsBarAndGrillPoker

    Eat shit Spain ya bums
     
  40. 1

    1 A real fan. GBR!
    Staff Donor
    Nebraska CornhuskersTiger WoodsPGA

    Yeah, if you have YTTV just search Olympics and select the first option titled "Olympic Games Tokyo 2020" then Add to library and it'll DVR every Olympic event across all the different channels.
     
  41. BudKilmer

    BudKilmer Well-Known Member
    Donor TMB OG
    Atlanta HawksAtlanta FalconsDemocratAvengersAntifa

    !Come mierda espana!
     
  42. Nandor the Relentless

    Donor
    Kentucky WildcatsBoston CelticsNew England PatriotsUniversity of LynchburgSeattle Kraken

    Well hot damn
     
  43. kinghill

    kinghill Well-Known Member
    Donor
    Miami HurricanesMiami MarlinsMiami DolphinsMiami Heat

    We’re all patriotic when it comes to olympic sports.
     
  44. dblplay1212

    dblplay1212 Well-Known Member
    Donor TMB OG
    Alabama Crimson TideNew York YankeesJacksonville JaguarsSneakers

    It's in 4k if you add that option
     
  45. southlick

    southlick "Better Than You"
    Donor TMB OG
    Alabama Crimson TideAtlanta BravesDenver NuggetsDallas CowboysBirmingham Legion

  46. ButchCassidy

    ButchCassidy Well-Known Member
    Donor
    Ohio State BuckeyesColumbus CrewUnited States Men's National Soccer TeamSneakers

    Stay away from Simone!

     
  47. Doc Louis

    Doc Louis Well-Known Member
    Donor

    I would've thought all women's tour players were vaccinated. Shit you'd think people would learn from NC State's fuckup but I guess not.
     
    Redav and DollarBillHokie like this.
  48. AbeFroman

    AbeFroman You touch me, I yell RAT!

    As a father of a daughter, I'm taking notes.
     
  49. pez

    pez Competent
    Staff
    SMU Mustangs