[sumo] More On Asashoryu Incident
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Sun Jan 31 12:11:20 EST 2010
On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 1:19 AM, Scott M. Kahn <smk1 at columbia.edu> wrote:
> How about a NASCAR circuit for rikishi? How would that be governed?
> Quoting Jeanne Hedge <jhedge at rcn.com>:
> "Scott M. Kahn" <smk1 at columbia.edu> wrote:
>> Purists prefer the status quo, that way the Kyokai can continue to
>>> dole out its punative measures without any sense of consistency and in
>>> its own hypocritical manner.
>> Sounds like NASCAR, with its rule book that no one is allowed to see,
>> drug testing and penalties that have been issued from its results although
>> there is no list of banned substances, and rule violations that are called,
>> or not, depending on who is involved. (I am not making this stuff up)
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What would the race Scott? I don't see most of these guys squeezing thru
those windows of a NASCAR.
Back to the topic at hand.
Was it not the YDC/Kyokai's position that if ASA gout in trouble again they
would request his Intai? I could be wrong, and I am not saying it is the
right thing to do. He clearly has the talent to be a Yokozuna, but just as
clearly he does not know how to handle the title. As to the current
situation is there enough evidience to prove that he commited the assault
and battery [at least that is what it would be called here]. If there is
then what is the approrpriate punishment, based on what the Kyokai has said
before regarding ASA's behavior? I am not sure, even though I do not like
some of Asa's actions, the Kyokai can really afford to force him to Intai.
I'm sure others here have more information on the monetary affect it would
have. If he is still suffering some ill affects from the 'nervous breakdown'
then maybe he needs further treatment for it if he is not already receiving
I do think they clearly need to take some kind of action against him if the
incident did occur as stated.
I hope I didn't make a fool of myself with this post, but it wouldn't be the
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