Mike Lantry, 1972
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|5 days 3 hours ago||You play... to win... the||
You play... to win... the game.
|5 days 6 hours ago||Are we limiting it to the||
Are we limiting it to the hash marks, or do you actually expect teams to try to kick an XP from, essentially, the sideline if a touchdown is scored while leaping over a pylon?
|5 days 21 hours ago||Yeah, unless you're well||
Yeah, unless you're well versed in the financial and legal side of everything that goes into these contracts, probably not the best idea to negotiate yourself. Especially in the land of unguaranteed contracts like the NFL has.
|6 days 22 hours ago||Balls to the face never||
Balls to the face never ceases to amuse.
|1 week 3 days ago||Why isn't Izzo on the list?||
Why isn't Izzo on the list? The way he's fought through so much adversity, with all those injuries, and still has a shot at a split conference title if everything goes his way... it's just a spectacular coaching job.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Pretty sure||
Pretty sure www.nbcolympics.com is streaming everything in the Olympics it can.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Sweden up 2-1 at the end of||
Sweden up 2-1 at the end of 2. Olli Jokinen with the goal for Finland, and Loui Eriksson and Erik Karlsson score for Sweden.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Sweden with a huge mistake in||
Sweden with a huge mistake in the 9th end. 4-3 match, they have the hammer, and Canada scores 2 to go up 6-3.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I hope that game ruins the||
I hope that game ruins the psyche of Malkin and Ovechkin for the rest of this season. Those two played like garbage the whole tournament except the first 5 minutes against Slovenia in the first game.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I think, because of the||
I think, because of the endurance and athleticism required to pull off the moves they're required to do, it can be safely considered a "sport."
My issue with competitions that are "judged" is the lack of clarity when it comes to scoring. If the scoring was so clearly written out, I don't understand why sometimes the scoring has such a range to it amongst the judges. I also feel that reputation has far too much impact in the scoring. For example, in the men's half-pipe snowboarding, I thought Shaun White had a terrible second run in the finals, and still got higher than 90. He landed on the lip of the pipe twice, and while he didn't fall, I can't for the life of me figure out how that scored higher than some of the guys that hit the 80s without anything nearly as 'unappealing' to the average viewer. It just seemed like he got the benefit of the doubt since he is so widely considered the best snowboarder in the world.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Holy hell, Netherlands sweeps||
Holy hell, Netherlands sweeps the men's 10k speed skating, and have now won 20 speed skating medals so far - 19 in long track skating, 1 in short track. They lead the medal count and haven't even had to journey outside of the skating track.
|3 weeks 1 hour ago||The IOC is ridiculous. Sure,||
The IOC is ridiculous. Sure, let's get rid of women's hockey due to competitive issues, but still insist on having table tennis in the summer games when China has won 24 of the 28 gold medals ever awarded, and 47 of 88 total medals.
You can't grow a sport if you give up on it before the competitive balance ever gets a chance to be seen.
|3 weeks 6 hours ago||There's also the 3rd and 4th||
There's also the 3rd and 4th runs for the two-man bobsled, and the US team of Holcomb and Langton currently sit in 3rd, 0.04 seconds out of the silver medal.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Yes, but he's also one of the||
Yes, but he's also one of the few skaters who is world-class at more than one distance (both 1000 and 1500). I think there's little doubt that Kramer is the top skater in the world right now, with the way he's dominated the 5 and 10k distances.
Davis has also admitted that he's noticed his age more this season, and on the slower ice in Sochi, every little bit is magnified.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Shani Davis will fail to||
Shani Davis will fail to medal in the 1000m. Disappointing performance, but he's 31 so it's not a huge surprise that he's not as fast as he was in 2006 or 2010.
E: Davis ends up 8th, Netherlands continues their dominance on the long track by winning gold and bronze. That makes 8/9 medals in men's long track going to Dutch skaters (sweeping the 5000m and 500m events already).
|3 weeks 5 days ago||You do realize this is a||
You do realize this is a highlight tape, and not a "here are all of his plays from Tournament X," right? In the Nike EYBL, he was a whopping 3/17 from 3 (granted, he was playing up 2 grades, but at his height this shouldn't affect his 3 point shooting that drastically). At the NBA level, No center with 10+ 3-point attempts on the season is worse than 26% from that range, and only 3 of those 11 are under 30%.
Yes, he has incredible potential, but let's not act like he's "Kevin Durant crossed with Chris Paul" like some sports media folks are trying to say.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||According to 247, he's 7'0"||
According to 247, he's 7'0" but 194 pounds. Kid has a lot of bulking up to do if he wants to be anything like Durant.
Also, from what I saw in those highlight videos, HS and AAU defenses are a joke.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Shaun White takes two falls||
Shaun White takes two falls on his first pass, sits in 11th of 12. No US rider in the top 3 after the first set of runs.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah, that was a pathetic end||
Yeah, that was a pathetic end by the US. It seemed like they had no idea what they were doing with half those throws.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Greg Bretz moves on to the||
Greg Bretz moves on to the finals, Taylor Gold is out in the halfpipe. Hope to see the US go 1-2-3 in the finals, but that 15 year old kid from Japan looks real good.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||McDowell has tons of talent,||
McDowell has tons of talent, and I wish him the best, but something about him reminds me of Will Gholston (minus the dirty play). If he gets everything working, he'll be a dominant force, but I think he has a serious chance of not ever truly panning out.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Purdue is bad, Beilein seems||
Purdue is bad, Beilein seems to have learned how to get the team to play on the road lately, so I'm saying a sort of slow paced 72-57 game, with the result never really in doubt. Stauskas only gets 13 on a cold shooting night for our Canadian overlord, but the rest of the team more than makes up for it.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Bo Ryan's face is the stuff||
Bo Ryan's face is the stuff of nightmares.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||You can't have a successful||
You can't have a successful "Grand Experiment" if you're shooting holes in your own facade.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||If the coaches think they||
If the coaches think they have a shot at someone they covet more (whether it be Stidham or Rosen or someone else), why should they just 'settle' for someone else? Signing Day 2015 is over a year away, I don't think they need to be in a rush for a QB commit right now, and if Malzone is that likely to commit if we offer, I'm fine with waiting to see how things go with the other guys first.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Doesn't that make it bulimic||
Doesn't that make it bulimic rather than anorexic?
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Watch this be the year we get||
Watch this be the year we get a 16-over-1 upset and everyone loses the first day.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Penn State's chances are||
Penn State's chances are going to rely very heavily on the arm of Hackenberg. If Franklin's staff has a dedicated QB coach who knows what he's doing, and with their two top 2014 guys being WRs, they could be a dangerous offense. The OL and the entire defense will be the great question marks, especially now that they're fully removed from Paterno's coaching regime with Vanderlinden and Johnson out. I can see them becoming like Indiana (give up a lot of points, but also score a lot) for the next 2-3 years while they rebuild the roster with 25+ man recruiting classes.
It's also going to be a relatively easy recruiting job for Franklin, as besides QB he'll have a lot of playing time to offer top level guys. I wouldn't be surprised at all to see them reel in a top-5 or 10 class in 2015 and 2016.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||I don't have faith in this||
I don't have faith in this team beating Wisconsin or MSU either home or away (4 losses), I doubt we win either road game against Iowa or OSU (2 losses), plus Indiana on the road is never easy as Wisconsin showed (1 loss). That's 7 very possible losses, and at that point you're betting that we win at least 4 of: home against Iowa, Indiana, and Minnesota, on the road at Purdue and at Illinois. I can see 9-9 happening, especially since Iowa already won a big road game at OSU, and we struggled to a 1 point win over Nebraska on the road.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Ash I'm not totally sold on||
Ash I'm not totally sold on (Arkansas was so bad that it's hard to tell what the issue was), but Johnson is a fantastic hire. Instant recruiting boost in PA, MD, DC, DE, etc., and will probably end up flipping Holley (PSU's best recruit) to OSU. He's gonna have that DL be something fierce with all that raw talent they have.