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|1 week 3 days ago||I left early from the Braylon||
I left early from the Braylon game... you know, this one:
I was so disgusted with how we were playing I couldn't handle it anymore. The walk back to my apartment was probably the most bittersweet moment of my sports life. I could hear the damn stadium going nuts. Man, that was so dumb. Funny thing is, the guy who left with me is probably the biggest die hard I know.
And ya know, I have never left any sporting event (that I cared about) early since then.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Also mirrors real life life.||
Also mirrors real life life. Winner get more work, hard assignments, promotions and more responsibility.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Sounds like you already have||
Sounds like you already have an idea what you like and don't like so that's a good start. Id suggest a couple of things: 1) find a good local brewery that gets good reviews. Go there at a not super busy time and sidle up to the bar. Get a sampler of everything they make and ask the bartender as many questions as you like about each beer and type. Pretty soon you'll learn what you really like and are interested in exploring more of. There are a few basic types of beer with many many variations. If you can learn the basics you won't be nearly intimidated at stores. 2) go to a good beer store, not a grocery store or corner store but a real store where they know what they're talking about. Ask around for a good recommendation (maybe even at the brewery). When you are there, let them know what you like and ask for some recommendations. Try a lot of different types. Once you get familiar you'll know what you like and don't even more and won't be nearly intimidated.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Did he ever really begin?||
Did he ever really begin?
|16 weeks 1 day ago||Is it though? Just because||
Is it though? Just because Marrone brought him to Buffalo does not in any way mean that he is a good coach.
|16 weeks 3 days ago||Is there any proof that||
Is there any proof that Wheatley is any good at RB coaching? He clearly didn't help Fred Jackson who was good long before Ty came along. And Spiller has been disappointing.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||Clearly you mean Jam Hirbaugh. Jeez.||
Clearly you mean Jam Hirbaugh. Jeez.
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Want a tough one? 14-team||
Want a tough one? 14-team PPR. I need to start one of: Knile Davis, T-Rich (nope), Marcel Reece, Blue. It's rough out there. I'm thinking Davis piles up the garbage time carries against the Raiders.
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Thanks, agreed. Good news is||
Thanks, agreed. Good news is I have a great team and would be pretty much tied but had some crap performances from Brees and Demaryius last week.
|18 weeks 6 days ago||PPR. Need to decide between||
PPR. Need to decide between Martavis Bryant, Blount, and Moncrief at flex. Also need to make up 40 point gap from last week so looking for the big play guy. My current thinking is Bryant as the boom or bust guy.
|19 weeks 2 hours ago||Go Leafs Go!||
Go Leafs Go!
|19 weeks 1 day ago||The suck fest began in||
The suck fest began in earnest in 2007 with The Horror and the blowout at the hands of Oregon.
|20 weeks 1 day ago||Sadly it's not up to Lloyd,||
Sadly it's not up to Lloyd, it's up to Jim Harbaugh.
|20 weeks 2 days ago||I guess I'm out of the loop,||
I guess I'm out of the loop, but why is everyone so down on this guy? I mean, yes, probably a good chunk of his success this year was due to Dee Hart, but unless I'm wrong there is no evidence that he is a bad coach, and he very well might be a great coach. He has had success at a place that has had precious little of it recently, and saying that this is all due to Dee Hart seems like a pretty lazy assertion.
Although, I think his contract is evidence that he is a terrible negotiator. Why would you ever sign such a ridiculous contract? He must have really, really wanted to escape Saban.
|23 weeks 4 days ago||DB's buyout||
|24 weeks 5 days ago||I'm guessing Schlissel's||
I'm guessing Schlissel's language was deliberate. It's highly likely that he personally has not spoken with any candidates. But these things always happen through third parties anyway for deniability.
|25 weeks 5 days ago||For starters, if someone from||
For starters, if someone from UM was visiting Stark Vegas to talk to Mullen, they would never be stupid enough to fly a plane with the block M to Starkville. And Mullen would never allow it.
Also, I seem to remember hearing that during the last coaching search (maybe this was in one of Bacon's books?) that Brandon was sending the UM plane to throw people off while he went around on some other plane to interview underqualifed candidates (last part is my editorial addition).
Is someone from UM meeting with someone from Mullen's possy nearby to Starkville? Can't rule that out at all.
|26 weeks 3 days ago||Hamilton is my hometown.||
Hamilton is my hometown. There's a lot of community and pride in that city, and I know that they will come together to support the family.
It's just so awful.. this type of thing doesn't happen in Canada.
May this punk rot in the worst hell imaginable.
|26 weeks 3 days ago||So sad.. my heart goes out to||
So sad.. my heart goes out to all involved. Just hope no more are injured or killed. I love my country. This is a sad day for us all.
|26 weeks 5 days ago||For example, in one of my||
For example, in one of my leagues, you could have selected Cutler, Rivers, Ingram, and Reed all after Gostkowski went. And those are some great players to get in the 13th round.
|26 weeks 5 days ago||Your logic only holds true||
Your logic only holds true if:
- one kicker is predictably better than another over the course of the season (which seems unlikely)
- the difference between Kicker A and Kicker B is greater than the difference between FLEX A and FLEX B (where FLEX A is the player you could have selected while selecting Kicker A, and FLEX B is who you got instead). The missing point here is opportunity cost. If you had spent that extra $2 on a RB/WR/QB/etc, it might give you a greater point advantage than spending it on a kicker.
On another note, I don't know what kind of leagues you guys play in, but I find that there are very few games in mine that are within even 10-15 points, let alone 3-5.
|26 weeks 5 days ago||My two rules of fantasy: - If||
My two rules of fantasy:
- If you draft a kicker before the last round you don't know what you're doing
- If you have a backup kicker, you don't know what you're doing
|28 weeks 2 days ago||The title of this post is||
The title of this post is misleading, he told the team he had seen it when he actually had not... not really a cover up or anything here. I'm not sure I understand the issue really...
|29 weeks 3 days ago||I think we can all agree -||
I think we can all agree - but why do you have to take this out on parsnips?!? HAVE YOU NO SOUL?????
|29 weeks 5 days ago||If this guy is indeed someone||
If this guy is indeed someone expressing an interest in the job and/or indicating contact with Michigan and SMU by following ADs on Twitter he is literally the stupidest person in the history football (maybe hyperbole, maybe) and he is showing that he deserves to be nowhere near a spotlight program such as Michigan.
|35 weeks 4 days ago||"That's not unexpected what||
"That's not unexpected what with Gardner the clear starter and Morris presumably ahead of him."
You could read that to mean that Brian thinks Morris is ahead of Gardner - is there something you want to tell us Brian?!?
|46 weeks 3 days ago||What, you don't want Canada||
What, you don't want Canada to get dominated by the US in Olympic basketball?
|46 weeks 3 days ago||I'm also from the TO area and||
I'm also from the TO area and so was thinking about this a little while back. I think we may come to see this as a temporary blip in Canada (unless the Raps really turn things around for the long-term). Most of these guys (I'm approximating) are, 20 on average. I think we can all agree that the Raptors' golden years were something like 2000-2002. That would make these guys all 6-8 when during this time, and probably deciding what sport to play the most. Therefore, I think we're seeing the fruits of that time period, and think this could be only temporary, as the Raptors basically descended into mediocrity for basically the entire time period thereafter (this season notwithstanding).
|48 weeks 6 days ago||Wow, had no idea anyone could||
Wow, had no idea anyone could join. There goes any remaining chance I ever sign up for this garbage. It should tell you something that on the club board I'm on, only a couple of the ten of us are members.
|1 year 6 hours ago||Where are those heady days of||
Where are those heady days of early 2014, when everything was coming up rainbows and unicorns (yes, unicorns!)? These later days 2014 have really given us all a collective punch to the collective junk. I miss you, early 2014, please come back and bring your glory with you...