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    Coach_J got a reaction from KTG119 in Actor, fitness model, West Point wrestler Greg Piltt dead at 37   
    Very sad.  Seemed like a very cool guy.
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    Coach_J reacted to Hubbard in United World Wrestling approves significant reforms   
    The Jadidi singlet.  Was a classic.  Was loose though.
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    Coach_J reacted to Angry_Fish in United World Wrestling approves significant reforms   
    Why?
     
    I don't care what the uniforms look like.  It won't affect my enjoyment either way.  But if moving away from the singlet gets more kids to go out for the sport and draws in more viewers, I don't see what it hurts.
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    Coach_J reacted to Alexander_Delarge_655321 in J Robinson against paying college athletes   
    Being able to go to college for free....no tuition, no room and board, no book fees and being able to graduate with a four year degree debt-free is good enough in my book. 
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    Coach_J reacted to wnywrestling in Foxcatcher @ Oscars   
    Looks like it received 5 nominations, but Best Picture is not one of them.
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    Coach_J reacted to Jaroslav Hasek in Another Division III program re-starting wrestling -- Hampden-Sydney in Virginia   
    can't be fun being the 2nd most prestigious institute of higher learning in the greater Farmville metropolitan area. 
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    Coach_J reacted to JasonBryant in Another Division III program re-starting wrestling -- Hampden-Sydney in Virginia   
    Third, I'd put them behind Prince Edward County High School and maybe even Fuqua. 
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    Coach_J reacted to HuskyHero133 in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    Sadly your right... 
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    Coach_J reacted to wrestlingphish in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    Mark Scultz's rant and behavior on social media do little to dispel the meathead personality the movie gave him.
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    Coach_J reacted to MadMardigain in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    While I'm not up to date on all of John Smiths teachings, I'm guessing he wasn't quoting directly from the LDS scriptures in some of his recent social media posts.
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    Coach_J reacted to gimpeltf in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    Man, Mark really has some of Channing's mannerisms down cold.
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    Coach_J reacted to olddirty in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    I dare anyone to watch this video then claim Mark Schultz was duped, tricked, or was unaware of what was going on in the film.
     
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    Coach_J reacted to TripNSweep in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    You've never hung out with Randy Lewis then.
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    Coach_J reacted to JasonBryant in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    People see what they want to see. I never thought for a second there was a homosexual tone to anything. Sounds to me like some agenda-based movie critics injected their own opinions into what Miller did and it got some steam.
     
    I have reached out to Mark (and had no reply) even prior to his social media rant.
     
    My biggest problem with this is he was there for nearly everything right? He saw it multiple times. It was "the greatest movie ever made" according to Mark on the No Holds Barred show.
     
    Something is not right here. It don't jive.
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    Coach_J reacted to dsnc471 in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    Maybe if you are a middle school or high school age boy.  Adult men realize that there are in fact far worse things that can happen to you in life than to be falsely called gay.  Obviously Mark is upset by the movie, but this is what happens when you sign away rights to a story for a major motion picture.  They do what they want with it in exchange for money.  Stephen King was (and still is) furious with the movie version of The Shining, even though it was highly acclaimed.  He felt it wasn't true to his novel.  Such is the way of Hollywood.
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    Coach_J reacted to Two_on_one in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    Book sales may be a small part of the reason, but it is much more than that. If that facebook posting is really from Mark, he shows that he has a lot of issues about Dave being regarded by most as the more accomplished wrestler and smarter of the two. I was stunned about how he went through many areas and compared himself to Dave such as NCAA's, coaching, intelligence, etc. There was no need to do any of that unless he needed to get some frustrations vented. This only reflects poorly on him and really validates the way he was depicted in the film.  
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    Coach_J reacted to Tony_Rotundo in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    The interesting thing for me was reading a reviewer's comment about how "refreshing" it is to see men touching men on film, and he was specifically talking about Mark and Dave warming up (Dave warming up Mark's arms) and the light pummeling. This stood out to me and I commented on it to my GF, because that's just part of the sport. We give massages, stretch each other out, and roll around all the time. I think it's a really great part of the sport that this very macho driven mentality is also progressive within today's homophobic society. As an example, watch the interaction between coach and athlete before a semis or finals (where there's a long wait), and you will often see the coach give the athlete reassuring contact in the form of (e.g.) back cracks, light russian tie, massage the neck, etc. These are mico-signs of affection and comfort, a way for the coach to let the athlete know "I'm here with you as you go into battle." I like that part of this sport. It's unique. Our society tends to be hung up on touching, especially men touching in any way, so that's why reviewers say things like how "refreshing that is." Whatever. Get over it. Move on.
     
    I think in Mark's case he's taking the above comments about the movie in general on his shoulders, and also he's taking the inuendo way to personally (which makes sense). It's kind of classic looking glass self. He needs to be confident in his sexuality and let this work of fiction roll off his back, but I'm sure that's easier to say than do. And I also agree that it's really weird for Bennet to fabricate something like putting a mat in the library as a way to make a point, but more specfically the position they were in and the angle of the camera, he pushed that scene a little, and that's freaking Mark out. If you read the book there's very clear mention of du Pont's fondness for the "Foxcatcher five" move (nuts grab) and maybe that tipped Bennet's hand toward a weird sexual under current? 
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    Coach_J reacted to Tofurky in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    This film took roughly 10 years to make from concept to completion. I have to admit that I find it very, very hard to believe that Mark Schultz didn't know what was going on with the majority of the film. He also saw this at Cannes back in May 2014, some seven to eight months ago, and is only recently bashing the film? I suspect there's a lot more going on here than Mark simply being mad about some journalist's opinion that Miller was asserting DuPont and Schultz had some sort of homosexual frustration in their relationship. From this point of view, all of Mark's recent statements scream "BUY AND READ MY BOOK... PLEASE!"
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    Coach_J reacted to Jaroslav Hasek in Mustachioed lineup - It's just a matter of time   
    obviously coach is Bruce Baumgartner, no? that man now has over 40 years of uninterrupted mustache dominance. 
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    Coach_J reacted to headshuck in Mustachioed lineup - It's just a matter of time   
    Do you have a photo of Campolattano's?
     
    Mike Evans seen coming out of the locker room after last night's win.
     

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    Coach_J got a reaction from Tofurky in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    No one made Mark sign away rights to the story.  He was allowed to be part of the filming process and was on the set and he was there in Cannes yucking it up on the red carpet with all the actors and the director.  I don't think "victim" fits the bill here.  Unaware, oblivious, uncomprehending, and yes, possibly even not so bright, but not victimized.  I mean, he goes on these long rants about how he was misportrayed and argues how intelligent he actually is (and not the dumb lug he is portrayed as) yet acts as if the entire project was done without his knowledge or consent--sorry, that just doesn't add up.  I think "read the book to get the real story" is a P.T. Barnum tactic to increase book sales and the whole Bennett Miller death wish rant signals need for mental help and better career management (unless he wants the Vince McMahonesque path for his image and product).  Mark was an amazing athlete and he was part of a heartbreaking tragedy, but I hope those closest to him will give him the support and help he needs to maximize his health, happiness, and future.
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    Coach_J reacted to armspin in Illegal double bar   
    Illegal or not that throw in the video is awesome.
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    Coach_J got a reaction from tigerfan9311 in Illegal double bar   
    This would be my point, as well.  For example, if I hit you in a standing head and arm and you hit the mat with me on top, I should get a takedown even if you roll me through and we both tumble out of bounds, which we know is not how the call is made.  
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    Coach_J got a reaction from HuskyHero133 in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    No one made Mark sign away rights to the story.  He was allowed to be part of the filming process and was on the set and he was there in Cannes yucking it up on the red carpet with all the actors and the director.  I don't think "victim" fits the bill here.  Unaware, oblivious, uncomprehending, and yes, possibly even not so bright, but not victimized.  I mean, he goes on these long rants about how he was misportrayed and argues how intelligent he actually is (and not the dumb lug he is portrayed as) yet acts as if the entire project was done without his knowledge or consent--sorry, that just doesn't add up.  I think "read the book to get the real story" is a P.T. Barnum tactic to increase book sales and the whole Bennett Miller death wish rant signals need for mental help and better career management (unless he wants the Vince McMahonesque path for his image and product).  Mark was an amazing athlete and he was part of a heartbreaking tragedy, but I hope those closest to him will give him the support and help he needs to maximize his health, happiness, and future.
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    Coach_J got a reaction from armspin in Mark Schultz rant on Foxcatcher director   
    No one made Mark sign away rights to the story.  He was allowed to be part of the filming process and was on the set and he was there in Cannes yucking it up on the red carpet with all the actors and the director.  I don't think "victim" fits the bill here.  Unaware, oblivious, uncomprehending, and yes, possibly even not so bright, but not victimized.  I mean, he goes on these long rants about how he was misportrayed and argues how intelligent he actually is (and not the dumb lug he is portrayed as) yet acts as if the entire project was done without his knowledge or consent--sorry, that just doesn't add up.  I think "read the book to get the real story" is a P.T. Barnum tactic to increase book sales and the whole Bennett Miller death wish rant signals need for mental help and better career management (unless he wants the Vince McMahonesque path for his image and product).  Mark was an amazing athlete and he was part of a heartbreaking tragedy, but I hope those closest to him will give him the support and help he needs to maximize his health, happiness, and future.
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