I have also watched each Super Bowl, from before that was the name of the game. I was 8 when the first took place, and few of the adults I was surrounded by thought the " AFL-NFL championship game" would ever amount to anything. 2 years later, the Jets changed that.
posted by Scottymac at 02:14 AM on January 15
Howard, the site you're thinking of is likely 506sports.com
posted by Scottymac at 09:51 PM on October 06
grum, you frequently amaze me. Your contributions to SpoFi are consistently cogent, accurate, and entertaining. Thank you, sir.
posted by Scottymac at 08:32 PM on August 22
Pedroia is on a pace for twice that many.
posted by Scottymac at 04:38 PM on April 06
And Kentucky goes down...
posted by Scottymac at 11:19 PM on April 04
Nicely done, Sir.
posted by Scottymac at 11:16 PM on March 16
Teixera is a first baseman. He rarely even sees much of the field, as he certainly is not much of a hitter any more. Seems to me he should be toward the tail end of the line for complainers. Clyde, you're a clod.
posted by Scottymac at 08:25 PM on March 13
Never mind the Texas extortionists. Unlike baseball, football is more enjoyably watched on the teevee machine anyway. Just my thoughts on it.
posted by Scottymac at 03:05 PM on March 04
Minnie Minoso, legend to Chicago, and indeed all of baseball, Passes at 92.
posted by Scottymac at 11:28 AM on March 01
Thanks, bluemagpie, that was an awesome jump.
posted by Scottymac at 01:40 PM on February 15
Damn. And he's 5 months younger than me.
posted by Scottymac at 06:07 PM on February 09
What a way for the game to be decided. WHY?
posted by Scottymac at 10:02 PM on February 01
Shit. Ernie Banks has died.
posted by Scottymac at 01:33 AM on January 24
God damn shame what that name means these days.
posted by Scottymac at 11:17 PM on January 18
So, for those of us who do not shell out for even more of the WWL's mediocrity, does Buster see as favorites?
posted by Scottymac at 06:24 PM on January 02
In a surprise to precisely no one, Mariota takes home the Heisman.
posted by Scottymac at 10:18 PM on December 13
I have long advocated for the return to the leather helmets. Sounds preposterous on the surface, but would eliminate the rampant spearing that goes on. I firmly believe that the headgear was not originally intended to be used as a weapon.
posted by Scottymac at 04:46 PM on December 09
I'm awful, but I must admit getting a bit of a chuckle at the first comment regarding the truck Newton was driving flipping four times on Deadspin.
"Just another Cam Newton turnover."
posted by Scottymac at 04:41 PM on December 09
When was the expansion?
posted by Scottymac at 06:43 PM on April 17
Sometimes the toilet paper just isn't wide enough
Attempts to stifle juvenile giggle noting the author of the comment.
posted by Scottymac at 01:53 AM on April 13
Looks like Captain Cheeseburger already has his career winding down.
posted by Scottymac at 10:40 AM on April 03
Dayton and Harvard win. There goes my Billion.
posted by Scottymac at 09:35 PM on March 20
I very much agree, a refreshing story to read.
posted by Scottymac at 05:23 PM on March 15
Buffet's Billion Dollar Bracket signups begin today. Hurry, hurry, hurry! only 15 million entries accepted. They're going fast!
Perhaps somebody can setup a SpoFi challenge page as well.
posted by Scottymac at 08:32 AM on March 08
The thing I get a kick out of with the Dallas play in losses the last 3 years is that every other team in their division has beat them that way.
posted by Scottymac at 05:52 PM on December 30
Seneca Wallace in for Green Bay. So much for that spread.
posted by Scottymac at 09:48 PM on November 04
The Sox are sure having fun the first half of game 6. Hope it continues.
posted by Scottymac at 09:56 PM on October 30
Come a game 7, there is a formidable lineup in each bullpen.
posted by Scottymac at 10:57 AM on October 29
Both mlb top seeds going home for the weekend with leads, despite the surfeit of articles I've seen this week regarding how much trouble each of them was in. Likely to see a familiar matchup in the fall classic. The first Sox Dodgers series since 1916 would be interesting though, given a recent trade.
posted by Scottymac at 10:55 AM on October 18
I like that image, fatty. What paper is it from?
posted by Scottymac at 04:07 PM on October 11
Not gonna look real graceful, but I'll try this:
Rank Pick Set Name Total Pts W-L
A Prison Riot With A Ball
Karen Carpenter's Drums
Delicious Again Peter!
Rose Bush Renegades
I suck at these picks
Addai late Amendola short
The Sport Futility Vehicle
No Danny No!
Tim's Unkind Cut
Hernandez's Angel Dust Fantasy
Soul on a Roll
Oops, lost the columns.
posted by Scottymac at 01:26 PM on September 24
If you both love the game, both of you are correct.
posted by Scottymac at 08:22 AM on September 06
The streak is over. Pittsburgh Pirates post 81st win, guarantee non losing season after 20 of them in a row. Congrats, Bucs!
posted by Scottymac at 03:06 AM on September 04
In as Gecko
posted by Scottymac at 02:27 PM on September 02
Not as a QB, the CFL is even more of a passer's league.
posted by Scottymac at 11:27 AM on September 01
Joey Michaels, you are awesome. Well done, sir.
posted by Scottymac at 10:48 PM on August 09
He is actually Greg Maddux, Jr.
posted by Scottymac at 01:16 PM on August 07
Correct, rcade. The chemist is always a bit ahead of the authorities.
posted by Scottymac at 09:23 PM on July 28
Dustin gave him hell for it. I think they should sew a C on Pedey's jersey.
posted by Scottymac at 09:14 PM on July 28
This is already the 4th or so MSG, so the relocation should be relatively painless except for the ticket holders.
posted by Scottymac at 02:20 PM on July 27
#1 turned out to be Baltimore at Denver. 2OT playoff game.
posted by Scottymac at 01:09 PM on May 31
And I wish to share the same sentiments.
posted by Scottymac at 02:01 PM on December 25
I also cannot see ND winning against either Bama or UGA, but it is nice to me to see them in the discussion again. I'm happy to see those who spoke of irrelevance for Notre Dame not long ago to get their serving of crow.
posted by Scottymac at 09:07 AM on November 25
Rooting for the Cards. Though I'm a Red Sox fan, St. Louis has been my NL team for many years.
posted by Scottymac at 05:57 PM on October 21
Replacement refs not improving in the third week. Serious blunders in the SF- Minn game.
posted by Scottymac at 04:08 PM on September 23
posted by Scottymac at 02:28 PM on August 06
Great, an equestrian from the local team.
posted by Scottymac at 02:14 PM on August 06
Also, Youklis never actually played in the '04 series, but he was on the roster. Papi is the lone remaining man who was on the field.
posted by Scottymac at 01:18 PM on June 25
Hideki Irabu apparent suicide in LA.
posted by Scottymac at 04:46 PM on July 28
should I be mourning the dude? I hadn't seen him here for a while, but had no clue it might be that drastic.
posted by Scottymac at 03:51 AM on June 25
Horrendous 1/3 of an inning.
posted by Scottymac at 01:19 AM on June 22
Read this a few days ago, and I think Craggs is more than a little off base here. Rice was nothing more than a product of his time. If you were in New York, he had something like fifteen other papers he was competing with for your eyeballs. If you were in most other areas of the country, there was little other means to get any information about the goings on in the world of sport. The flowery prose was endemic to the era. Many historical figures do not come off particularly well when viewed through a prism filtered with our current realities and sensitivities. It seems rather unfair to cast them in that light.
posted by Scottymac at 01:10 PM on June 14
Naw, it's a Gillette commercial.
posted by Scottymac at 02:26 AM on May 18
One night later, another fool on the field in Philly. No taser this time.
posted by Scottymac at 11:46 PM on May 04
posted by Scottymac at 11:41 PM on May 04
Hockey, Baseball, Basketball. Boston goes 3 for 3 tonight.
posted by Scottymac at 10:56 PM on May 03
The Red Sox win, and for perhaps for the last time this season, the Yankees are in last place. Sweet.
posted by Scottymac at 12:33 AM on April 05
posted by Scottymac at 04:48 PM on February 24
That one works. Thank you again.
posted by Scottymac at 10:40 AM on February 08
Colts by 8
posted by Scottymac at 10:54 PM on February 02
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