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Championship Consistency

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Nick Saban’s Alabama football automaton.  Floyd Mayweather.  Millions of words have been used to explain, laud, and understand both.  However only one is needed.  Consistent.  Huh?  Consistent?  I’m choosing one of the most boring words in the English language to encapsulate two of the most winning institutions in sports history?  Yes, 100% yes.  Sit down and watch an Alabama game or a Mayweather fight.  Know how many jaw dropping highlights you’ll see?  Zero.  Now watch lesser teams or undercard fighters.  Highlight after highlight.  For a trader the lesson is almost too large to put into words but I shall try.  As for the pictures; I’ve illustrated this post with photos of our two subjects PREPARING.  Vastly more important than end result evidence. (more…)