I'll be drafting from work. Might as well leave it because of the huge # of teams and late notice to change. It'll all be about managing what you end up with.
posted by rainbaby at 10:27 AM on August 10
This is awful. That's a big body of water. Heartbreaking.
posted by rainbaby at 01:58 PM on May 28
I'm in as ThreePeatBaby, cause, you know. . .it would be if I won. Which I most assuredly won't.
posted by rainbaby at 11:41 AM on March 13
Great game. (Rivers'll be fine, Grossman, not so much).
posted by rainbaby at 11:45 PM on January 06
Congrats to the winners. I was hoping to go out on top again and retire gracefully. Now I'm Favre-ing!
posted by rainbaby at 02:10 PM on January 02
Yukon is on a roll, and good job by Flivvers with the 49 moves out of a junky draft to get back in contention.
posted by rainbaby at 07:38 AM on December 07
Who is jerseygirl? I don't care, yahoo is easy for me, I'll probably have another league or two there. If someone wants to try another system, I'll follow like a sheep, but I have no strong feelings either way.
posted by rainbaby at 07:01 AM on July 20
Rainho! Fun fun funny.
posted by rainbaby at 01:49 PM on July 14
I knew it. g-m is an actuary.
posted by rainbaby at 06:45 AM on June 13
(or training camp season)
posted by rainbaby at 02:31 PM on June 12
I can't find any back up, but I think I remember seeing on TV last year that he was prohibited by contract clause from riding during the season, but not the offseason. (I don't know where pre-season fits in, if that is in fact true).
posted by rainbaby at 02:17 PM on June 12
posted by rainbaby at 02:11 PM on June 08
Yes, thank you qbert72.
posted by rainbaby at 02:01 PM on June 08
I'm lame. I show up on the sidebar as in, but I don't think I put an email in, I got an error message. So now I can't see if I have everything filled out or not. Well, it's probably fate.
posted by rainbaby at 01:22 PM on June 08
Why yes, thank you dano, she did. The lady covets a banner or two or three! You guys are fun. Strangely, this is the only place I've ever had any luck with the NCAA hoops. I'll tell you my secret methodology when it's all over.
posted by rainbaby at 07:42 AM on March 28
I would like to take this opportunity to point out, humbly, that I won this thing last year. Thanks to ying yang mafia for setting it up.
posted by rainbaby at 12:16 PM on March 27
I'm in: Head Like A Herring.
posted by rainbaby at 07:43 AM on March 13
It's great publicity for both of them, and my dog is named Masha. Two thumbs up. It's press, pure and simple. Isn't she holding a CD? This is a perfect non-story. Seriously, it's elegant. I love it.
posted by rainbaby at 03:13 PM on March 03
I'm looking bewildered, skydivedad.
posted by rainbaby at 09:45 AM on February 16
This game is a fickle mistress.
posted by rainbaby at 09:34 AM on February 16
I read this yesterday, and could really see her point last night.
posted by rainbaby at 11:51 AM on February 14
Yep, NoMitch, they showed some stuff. I guess they used the tape delay to make an assesment and a decision, I can understand that.
posted by rainbaby at 07:48 PM on February 13
While I don't want to see anyone assisted from an accident, I wonder if a policy of not showing less horrible spills gives the illusion that these sports are as easy as the elite atheletes make them appear.
posted by rainbaby at 03:19 PM on February 13
Finland - 12 Canada - 11 Czeck Mix - 10 USA - 9 Sweden - 8 Russia - 7 Latvia - 6 Germany - 5 Slovakia - 4 Switzerland - 3 Italy - 2 Kazahkstan - 1 16 goals I hope spelling doesn't count
posted by rainbaby at 01:22 PM on February 10
It looks like sex on a sled, yup.
posted by rainbaby at 09:16 AM on February 07
Mkay, if the game ended after three, I'd be sitting pretty with my first pick. Of course, that's not going to happen.
posted by rainbaby at 05:45 PM on January 07
It's not a big deal. It's showbiz (close enough) and you get to say who you want out there. Plus, there is an audition process - I bet if a 47 year old went through it and made it, they wouldn't be thrown out for their age.
posted by rainbaby at 12:35 PM on January 04
Lifelong fan, five year fantasy player. If I'm in a fantasy league with strangers, I don't announce my gender; I assume most people are the same. So you've probably been playing with 1/4 women and just didn't know it. It doesn't surprise me at all. Our SpoFi league is at least 16% women. . .if there is one more team being managed by a woman and I'm just not aware of it, that'd be about 22%, close to the figure in the article.
posted by rainbaby at 07:35 AM on November 28
Does this mean we can stop with the TO coverage? Because then I'm all for it.
posted by rainbaby at 02:01 PM on August 17
I just might have to draft him.
posted by rainbaby at 02:11 PM on July 26
Yeah, that's a sport, but that ain't no Misty May.
posted by rainbaby at 03:05 PM on July 13
She was perfect. And so compelling, such a strong persona. Great idea for a piece of writing, kinda skimmed the surface, though. . .for a young person (i was. . seven) she made it seem like WE could be perfect, too - at something. . .some sport, somehow; and she was - what's the word for when children find other children attractive, oh, I know, a fox. Very complex influence on a certain generation.
posted by rainbaby at 08:11 AM on July 13
If the Pistons come back, and the good citizens of Detroit, umm. . .take to the streets in. . ah. . .celebration, my cousin has me down for a Barcolounger.
posted by rainbaby at 02:55 PM on June 13
I'm right with you on not liking One Foot In and being conflicted about overtime. But pass interference.. . .why wouldn't the defender just automatically interfere with a long catch that looks like a sure thing and take the 15 yards instead of the 45? Hmm.
posted by rainbaby at 03:21 PM on May 06
If you had to pick one to agree with and one to disagree with, what would they be? I disagree with more of them than I agree with, but it was a fun read. I'd go YES with The Ground Can Cause A Fumble, and NO with No More Fair Catches. I think a chop block is less likely to freaking kill someone than No More Fair Catches.
posted by rainbaby at 02:37 PM on May 06
Too lite of an article to make a call on this one.
posted by rainbaby at 08:11 AM on May 04
It's a sticky issue, and O'Neal is not a politician. I agree the arguments/allegations/whatevers are loose, but it is an issue that will primarily and immediately affect young black men, and it deserves exploration, both pro and con.
posted by rainbaby at 03:26 PM on April 13
Saw him on TV last night, clarifying his statement to say that such a rule would have a disproportionately negative effect on black players - not that The NBA has a conscious racist agenda. Well spoken guy. (And he came straight from HS) They could have made the rule when this first started happening, but now it would seem. . .well. . .unfair. As O'Neal said, let the best players play, regardless of age. I'm glad I heard the interview, it changed my mind. . .or at least, I'm glad he spoke on the issue, as one who went through the experience himself.
posted by rainbaby at 11:52 AM on April 13
I wonder if he was planning on attending the NFL Cheerleaders/dancers convention.
posted by rainbaby at 03:32 PM on April 06
You may be #26, but you've got the best team name for sure. Interview? Sure. Everyone loves to talk about themselves.
posted by rainbaby at 12:34 PM on April 05
Thanks. One of those girl people won last year too, apparently.
posted by rainbaby at 10:52 AM on April 05
Victory! Alrighty, I'm off to the OTB!
posted by rainbaby at 07:58 AM on April 05
So I've been sitting on top of the bracket for awhile, and if NC wins tonight, I'll win this one and the one at work too. This is very bad. I haven't ever picked a decent bracket, now I'll be cocky next year and be tempted to put money on the darn thing. Also, I sat on top of the SpoFi Fantasy Football league for a long time, and ended up third. . .so history says I'm a choke artist. Here's hoping for a good game tonight!
posted by rainbaby at 08:24 AM on April 04
Pretend moon = chuckles Rubbing Goal Post = tasteless Joe Buck's reaction = too much
posted by rainbaby at 08:17 AM on January 10
What is an adopted cousin, exactly?????
posted by rainbaby at 12:36 PM on December 17
There's a trophy! Neato! Seriously, Dirty Sanchez is in a real good place. Thanks for posting this Isiah. I can call you that because I dropped Deion Branch the other week.
posted by rainbaby at 03:05 PM on December 06
Gah. I had just crawled out of my post-election depression, and now this. . .
posted by rainbaby at 07:39 AM on November 09
I think she's from the Netherlands, not Poland. 31 - awesome!
posted by rainbaby at 09:11 AM on August 27
It does seem wierd. . .but I've never played in a league this large. Whatever folks want to do is fine - I just wanted to mention it before draft - so nobody gets to cry in their cereal about it later!
posted by rainbaby at 11:35 AM on August 09
Still going to require two starting running backs? Maybe the second (instead of third) rb slot should be the flex RB/WR position due to the large number of teams in the league?
posted by rainbaby at 09:12 AM on August 09
Can't make it on draft day??? Whatdoyou, have a life? Thanks for the set up! So someone else already had a team name featuring the word Meat. . .scary. . .I changed mine.
posted by rainbaby at 07:38 AM on August 04
A vote for drafting players, but whatever. . .
posted by rainbaby at 01:05 PM on August 03
Thanks, dusted. Looking forward to it.
posted by rainbaby at 09:37 AM on August 03
I'd love it.
posted by rainbaby at 06:55 PM on August 02
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