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    Tiger Woods Car Accident - Ongoing News and Commentary

    No. The only time you use heel-toe braking is with a manual transmission. It doesn’t work with a full automatic transmission. This video shows how heel-toe shifting works. It also shows the importance of having the right shoes when driving. When I had the issue with the Porsche I was...
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    2021 Masters Week

    Yeah, but he looks like a sickly scarecrow. He needs a makeover.
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    2021 Masters Week

    There never really was a correlation between strength and distance. Golf is all about technique which is the neat thing about the game.
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    Tiger Woods Car Accident - Ongoing News and Commentary

    I never thought of that and that’s a good point. Considering his injuries I wouldn’t be surprised if the paramedics gave him morphine the minute they got there, so the cops probably figured it wasn’t worth it . After thinking about it, his cell could have been stowed or in a jacket pocket or...
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    Tiger Woods Car Accident - Ongoing News and Commentary

    I find that extremely baffling too. Regarding the bolded, the fact that he drove straight through a curve would suggest to me possible impairment or distracted driving, especially since this accident occurred in broad daylight in sunny LA. So if I were an investigator I would at least want to...
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    Tiger Woods Car Accident - Ongoing News and Commentary

    That was my thought as well.
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    Tiger Woods Car Accident - Ongoing News and Commentary

    It does happen but according to the NHTSA miss application is strongly correlated to the age of the driver and pedal spacing. Iirc, it tends to be a more common occurrence in vehicles with manual transmissions and sports cars and obviously with old people. The Genesis is a luxury sedan and...
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    Tiger Woods Car Accident - Ongoing News and Commentary

    That he did speaks well to the design of the car. And I don’t buy that he mistakenly hit the gas instead of the brake.
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    The Red Sox will be wearing yellow and blue uniforms on Patriots' Day weekend

    I doubt they will sell many of these. The only people I can see paying $435 to look like a banana are golfers and most courses require collared shirts.
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    Following Former Red Sox 2021 Edition

    It’s funny but we fans always think the players love the game as much as we do. The reality is that most professional athletes look at it as just a job. Good lick to Ty and all of his future endeavors.
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    04/01/21 - Game 1 of the 2021 Season...

    He vaguely reminds me of Ellsbury. It’s hard to ever think of the Babe as being a kid.
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    04/01/21 - Game 1 of the 2021 Season...

    But that was so long ago. Let it go.
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    04/01/21 - Game 1 of the 2021 Season...

    For some reason this post reminded me of Werewolves of London.
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    04/01/21 - Game 1 of the 2021 Season...

    The dog should always take priority although dogs are generally patient. Cats on the other hand will annoy the crap out of you until their needs are met.