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Vote off Athlete of the decade (nominations)

Postby thedude » Tue Dec 29, 2009 2:09 am

So as the decade draws to a close, i figured the cafe should crown an athlete of the decade. What better way to do this than a good ole fashion forum vote off. So who to nominate. I checked out a couple of published lists and so far this is what i have found:

Doug Clore listed:
Usian Bolt
Tiger Woods
Michael Phelps
Roger Federer
Lance Armstrong

http://www.associatedcontent.com/articl ... tml?cat=14

Andrew Maxey listed:
Kobe Bryant
Steve Nash
Tom Brady
Alexander Ovechkin
Peyton Manning
Michael Phelps
Martin Brodeur
Tiger Woods
Pujols
Armstrong

http://www.associatedcontent.com/articl ... tml?cat=14

If i had to choose ten i would probably select: Manning, Brady, Bryant, Woods, Armstrong, Duncan, Federer, Pujols, Phelps, and some hockey player (lindstrom maybe?).

15 might be better, then we could include guys like Bonds, a-rod, Lebron, and Tomlinson
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Re: Vote off Athlete of the decade (nominations)

Postby thedude » Tue Dec 29, 2009 2:16 am

Other players:

Halladay, Rivera, Terrel Owens, Randy Moss, Shaq, Jeter, Ichiro, Garnett, Santana, there are many people who could be in this discussion.
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Re: Vote off Athlete of the decade (nominations)

Postby Tavish » Tue Dec 29, 2009 2:25 am

I know the Cafe is pretty heavily dominated by UFC guys, but I think Money Mayweather is in the running (slightly over Pacquiao).
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Re: Vote off Athlete of the decade (nominations)

Postby AussieDodger » Tue Dec 29, 2009 2:59 am

I don't think any football players should be considered, because nobody outside USA knows who they are - especially compared to Tiger, Federer etc. :-°
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Re: Vote off Athlete of the decade (nominations)

Postby thedude » Tue Dec 29, 2009 3:52 am

Tavish wrote:I know the Cafe is pretty heavily dominated by UFC guys, but I think Money Mayweather is in the running (slightly over Pacquiao).


UFC would be a great idea. It would be most fun with the best athletes of major/popular sports that people on the cafe follow.

AussieDodger wrote:I don't think any football players should be considered, because nobody outside USA knows who they are - especially compared to Tiger, Federer etc. :-°



I guess we could include a soccer player or two despite the fact no one in the USA knows who they are especially compared to Brady, Manning, ect.. :^
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Re: Vote off Athlete of the decade (nominations)

Postby AussieDodger » Tue Dec 29, 2009 4:08 am

thedude wrote:
AussieDodger wrote:I don't think any football players should be considered, because nobody outside USA knows who they are - especially compared to Tiger, Federer etc. :-°



I guess we could include a soccer player or two despite the fact no one in the USA knows who they are especially compared to Brady, Manning, ect.. :^


Well it's the difference between dominating a sport that the whole world plays (Tiger), or playing a sport that a few million hillbillies play (Brady, Manning) ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7
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Re: Vote off Athlete of the decade (nominations)

Postby thedude » Tue Dec 29, 2009 4:13 am

AussieDodger wrote:
thedude wrote:
AussieDodger wrote:I don't think any football players should be considered, because nobody outside USA knows who they are - especially compared to Tiger, Federer etc. :-°



I guess we could include a soccer player or two despite the fact no one in the USA knows who they are especially compared to Brady, Manning, ect.. :^


Well it's the difference between dominating a sport that the whole world plays (Tiger), or playing a sport that a few million hillbillies play (Brady, Manning) ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7

By whole world do you mean those few people in each country rich enough to afford green's fees? ;-7
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Re: Vote off Athlete of the decade (nominations)

Postby AussieDodger » Tue Dec 29, 2009 4:35 am

thedude wrote:
AussieDodger wrote:
thedude wrote:


I guess we could include a soccer player or two despite the fact no one in the USA knows who they are especially compared to Brady, Manning, ect.. :^


Well it's the difference between dominating a sport that the whole world plays (Tiger), or playing a sport that a few million hillbillies play (Brady, Manning) ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7 ;-7

By whole world do you mean those few people in each country rich enough to afford green's fees? ;-7


Well I can't imagine poor people in India or Africa being able to afford to dress up like a big grid iron fairy ;-7
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Re: Vote off Athlete of the decade (nominations)

Postby GiantsFan14 » Tue Dec 29, 2009 5:37 am

I nominate Barry Bonds.
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Re: Vote off Athlete of the decade (nominations)

Postby bigken117 » Tue Dec 29, 2009 9:18 am

I nominate Barry Sanders
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