The Loveable Losers wrote:Maybe I'm alone in this but the only thing he's doing is giving them (a) information to coach their team well and (b) incentive to do it. Collusion is when you get someone to do something that doesn't benefit their team in order to benefit yours. This is simply getting crappy/lazy/cheap managers to actually manage their teams.
Actually, since there's money involved, I think this falls right under your definition of collusion.
He is helping managers who are out of the money in an attempt to get his team on top.
Bragging rights and personal pride aside, he really was doing something that doesn't benefit the other team (in terms of money finish) in order to benefit his.
I'm surprised so many people are OK with nudging managers to make certain pickups or lineup changes. Even that feels kinda sleazy to me.
Inattentive managers are, unfortunately, a part of the game. The most ethical means of "sabotage" would probably be trading your players at equal or lesser value to a team that needs help in a certain category. The rest feels a little icky.
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