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The Conscience of Thoroughbred Racing

PUT ME IN COACH

By Marc Lawrence — In a season where coaches have had to focus on everything but coaching their teams, there have been delays and pauses.

The last-minute schedule changes have shaped the season, too. And the uneven schedules in league play have made teams difficult to evaluate.

But, hey, it’s what comes in the COVID world today. Always concerned about the physical condition of their players as the NCAA tournament approaches each season, coaches must now worry about the mental fatigue so many athletes have endured during this unique year.

“Give Me a ‘C’, give me an ‘L‘… ESPN noted that since the start of last season, there have been 3 occurrences of an 8-point favorite losing by 25+ points. All 3 losses are by the Clippers. Their head coach the past two seasons: Tyronn Lue, the league’s highest paid cheerleader.

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