Extrapolating a U.S. Open winner
With 156 players in the field to start the 2009 U.S. Open, it doesn't take a genius to tell you that only one can win. It also doesn't take a degree in mathematics to figure out that 155 of those players will not win the Open.
Many people are picking winners, but I'm going ignore the degree of difficulty and pick 155 losers.
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