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Lives After Junior (Junior Seau story)
| Shelley Smith
Posted on 05/03/2013 8:40:14 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
...According to Auwae, it was mid-December 2010 and Seau had just lost close to a million dollars in 90 minutes playing high-stakes blackjack -- $40,000 to $50,000 a hand. Earlier in the day, the 12-time former Pro Bowl linebacker told Auwae he had won close to $800,000. After dinner at a local Italian restaurant, they went back to the room, where Auwae says he begged Seau to stay away from the blackjack tables.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
Story Translation: Junior lived the pimp-daddy life, and blew untold millions of dollars, displaying the taste, judgement, and discipline of a 3-year old, but it's the faulf of rich, white, capitalist NFL men, who must now pay all of his relatives billions of dollars, 'cause Junior hurt his head playing the rich, white man's game.
Theodore Dalrymple once wondered why all of these ailments cause people to have sex, go boozing, and blowing cash, as opposed to studying, say, the declension of French verbs.
To: Doctor 2Brains
Big time athletes are accustomed to having someone else clean up their messes. That’s why RGIII is such a refreshing change from the usual, and we pray he can remain the man he is today.
posted on 05/03/2013 8:46:51 AM PDT
To: Doctor 2Brains
Football needs to join the “sport” of dog fighting in oblivion.
It promotes genuine moral and intellectual atavisms and enables the most nonacademic elite on any campus.
posted on 05/03/2013 8:53:28 AM PDT
(A country that has tipped will fall. RIP USA)
I can’t manage to turn off the 9 minute auto play.
posted on 05/03/2013 9:02:37 AM PDT
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