Why is it not very sportsmanlike to play by the rules? yahoo allows me to add and drop as many players as I'd like in a given week, I did nothing wrong.
BTW, I won this league because 8 people passed on Dwayne Wade and someone gave up on Antwan Jamison and dropped him early on and I had the number two spot on the waiver wire.
posted by jbou at 12:30 AM on May 02
If I am a Cowboy fan the only thing I am pissed off about is that Jones didn't give him the boot before Coles and Houshmanzada had settled in elsewhere.
posted by jbou at 06:16 PM on March 05
Shouldn't you all just call this the annual "Jersey kicks your butts" league?
posted by jbou at 10:45 PM on March 03
The Show = jbou.
I got a gift in the first round, Wade falling to the 8th spot was like getting Rolex when you were expecting a Timex.
I took the rookie gamble at the end of the draft with Mayo and Rose.
Overall I think I am going to crush you all!! Haha.
posted by jbou at 02:38 PM on October 26
I am no good at roto, but I did pull of the 1st place finish in the head to head league.
posted by jbou at 01:46 AM on October 02
jerseygirl is still dominating the fantasy baseball roto league? It is nice to see that some things never change.
posted by jbou at 01:28 AM on June 13
I have been away from this place for a while but I'd like to play.
posted by jbou at 06:11 PM on March 04
The article is wrong, football is and always will be the easiest game to gamble on, and it has a monopoly on Sunday sports viewing. Any other analysis is a waste of time.
posted by jbou at 12:07 PM on May 08
skydivemom, thanks for getting dad in, but because some idiot dropped out after they got the draft reminder I guess dad could drop out?
posted by jbou at 10:07 AM on March 17
Where is the "more inside?"
posted by jbou at 02:52 AM on February 24
as always my team name is The Show.
posted by jbou at 01:46 AM on February 16
Saturday around noon time would be ok with me. Jersey, must we always be at odds?
posted by jbou at 11:06 PM on February 07
I'm in, and if you could schedule the live draft on a Monday or Wensday night after 10pm est that would be better for me, and I think better for the left coasters.
posted by jbou at 06:02 PM on February 07
I really would like to see Gossage and Sutter get in.
posted by jbou at 12:50 AM on January 10
Poor Maurice, you could have helped beat ND, and recieved a nice signing bonus as a first round pick now you need 50 grand for bail, sad, very sad.
posted by jbou at 05:27 PM on January 03
Will Pete leave USC for the NFL? If Pete feels he has something to prove in the NFL then yes, he will leave, but if Pete is happy where he is, and has no burning desire for redemption, then no, he will not go anywhere. If I was him I'd be very happy coaching at USC, and being treated like a king in so cal.
posted by jbou at 01:51 AM on December 12
Sorry, but not everybody engages in $11,000 worth of larceny while in college. As far as the punishment fitting the crime, I'll make you a deal: you go steal four laptop computers, get caught, then face the consequences. If you get off without jail time, I'll admit that you're 100% right. Get yourself a good lawyer and you will not face jail time if you are a first time offender. Jails are too full to be locking up every person who does something dumb like grabbing a few laptops, now climb down off your high horse and embrace reality.
posted by jbou at 11:35 PM on October 31
He wants an answer!!! On preview he got his answer. I like Jenks, I don't much care for Roger, Ozzie is cool, and I hope the Chisox win the Series.
posted by jbou at 02:15 AM on October 23
Wakefield's comments here. He didn't say anything out of line.
posted by jbou at 07:39 PM on October 11
it's time for the Yankees to trade A-Rod for a bunch of youngsters, and offer to pay half his salary to boot. The Yankees need to rebuild with youth. I'm sick and tired of this 80's flashback, next they'll be signing steve kemp and Ed Whitson. A-Rod has failed two years in a row to step up in the playoffs, he's no Scott Brosius. Gaudy numbers during the season do not impress me.
posted by jbou at 10:17 AM on October 11
As one of the first Yankee fans out here to be a total dick I'll step up and actually be nice. Ortiz was playing out of his skull the last month and if I had a vote for MVP he'd get it. Both the Sox and Yanks have had injuries that would criplle other teams but both of them have made the playoffs and all is right in the baseball world. As for who wins the world series... Yankees over the Braves in 6 games.
posted by jbou at 12:48 AM on October 03
Let's guess who the real leader is on the team. Who are the other teams really gunning for if it isn't Jeter or A Rod? It's Matusi, him and his translator are known for their wild team bonding parties and leadership. BTW, I heard an interview with Sheff a month ago saying that the Yankees had rallied aroud each other, and were never closer. I have to ask, Sheff, why you hatin?
posted by jbou at 12:58 PM on August 05
folks, the kid is 17, and it looks like he did this for fun. Give him a break. Andrew has some maturing to do, and he would have been better off at Uconn. I feel for the kid, he is going to get eaten alive by the groupies and his fellow players.
posted by jbou at 01:20 AM on July 02
If Shaq wants 30 million he should be held to some standards, if he gains weight money comes off the top, if he fails to play in a certain amount of games money comes off the top, if he was 28 I'd say yes without all the caveats, but now that he's old he has to give up a little to get what he wants.
posted by jbou at 11:39 PM on June 08
It was obvious he was trying too hard. A-Rod still doesn't hit in the clutch.
posted by jbou at 11:43 AM on June 07
When I stumbled across the race yesterday it was lap whatever, and Danica was leading, I was like, "oh shit! She's leading, fuck all you all that thought she didn't have". I was drunk, and hooting and hollering as she took the lead again, but alas the lady had gas problems.
posted by jbou at 12:48 PM on May 30
Checked the NL East standings, Go! Nationals?
posted by jbou at 12:14 PM on April 18
It's funny, it looks like the Red Sox, and a few other teams have finally broken the Yankee code. Oh well, I'm roooting for whomever is in first place in the NL East from now on, I'm buying hats for all five teams and checking the standings each morning and I'm wearing the hat of the first place team. I suffer enough working for the Democrats so in the shallow world of sports I just want to feel good, is that too much to ask? Of course if the Yankees are in first place I reserve the right to be their fan again too. That's right I'm a flip flopper.
posted by jbou at 12:13 PM on April 18
wfrazerjr, stop the nonsense, I was watching this game and Sheff did not just "run" into the fan, the guy bent over and took a swipe at him. It looked like the guy was trying to mess up the play but not actually punch or hurt Sheff, kinda like A rod's bitch move in last year's playoff game.
posted by jbou at 08:55 AM on April 15
someone book a draft time on a Saturday morning or late night please.
posted by jbou at 05:38 AM on February 24
ah, I missed that.
posted by jbou at 12:24 PM on February 21
dusted, did you ignore my "I'm in"?
posted by jbou at 10:44 AM on February 21
I'm in. Draft time on a Saturday morning would be best for me. I'm working till ten at night on weekdays now so evenings kill me unless it's after 10:30pm est.
posted by jbou at 05:35 PM on February 20
So, does this mean we all have to use the MLB service?
posted by jbou at 05:34 PM on January 19
Boomer is a prick. Pats vs Steelers, let's get it on! two tough defenses and two solid running games, it's going to be a smash mouth love fest in Pittsburgh.
posted by jbou at 11:31 PM on January 16
posted by jbou at 11:36 AM on January 07
what the hell happened in here? It's like a parent coming home and finding the house trashed by the kids. you all are grounded! and clean up this mess! As for Reggie White, he was a great football player, and the things he said off the field don't much concern me, and iirc steroids was never an issue wih him, he was always a stocky guy with natural ability, he just didn't have that roided out look. And i should know I played with guys who were pumping the juice in their asses when I was at the Cuse. I see we have some new members, hi, how you all doing, hope you'll come back when we are having a beter day.
posted by jbou at 11:25 PM on December 28
the Sox, those god damned lovable losers finally won the series again, and shut the mouths of Yankees fans such as myself, and gave the people in new england nothing to bitch about except for the weather.
posted by jbou at 08:51 PM on December 28
No, Kobe is fine, he's doing his little press tour right now trying to make things right with Shaq, and Malone was out of line if what has been reported is true. Now, you know who needed a Big Brother? Mike Tyson needed a big brother, someone as big as George Foreman, and with a chin like Randall Tex Cobb, you could have hit Cobb with a bulldozer and he'd have gotten up when the ref hit five in the count. Mike needed a big brother that would tell Don King to go to hell, tell him to keep training, and one to drag him out of the room before he rapes a woman. Ok, maybe I was jumping the gun on Kobe, looking at my reasons for Tyson, Kobe could use a big brother too.
posted by jbou at 02:42 PM on December 17
BTW, as a Yankees fan I will always like Wells he's one of the best big game pitchers, he doesn't walk batters, if it wasn't for his bad back I'd still want him on the yankees.
posted by jbou at 11:52 PM on December 13
jersey, who is the Sox number 2 if it isn't Wells? Wakefield? Arroyo?
posted by jbou at 11:50 PM on December 13
Security personnel and ushers tried to break it up. Former Pistons player Rick Mahorn, who was seated courtside as a Detroit radio analyst, tried to stop the brawl in the stands. Detroit's Rasheed Wallace and Indiana's David Harrison were also in or near the stands trying to break up the fights.
You know this was really fucked up when Rick Mahorn and Rasheed Wallace are playing peacemaker.
posted by jbou at 02:49 PM on November 20
Roy has a contract with hbo that he has to play out, this means we'll see him fight again, but it also means we'll keep seeing a Jones that doesn't care if he wins or loses, he just wants to get paid.
posted by jbou at 03:55 PM on September 26
at the next olympics we should send the nba champions, the Pistons would have been a much better choice then these bunch of bricklayers.
posted by jbou at 11:45 PM on August 27
open up another spot for wfrazerjr.
posted by jbou at 11:36 PM on August 08
I'd prefer the ten eastern on the 2nd if that is possible.
posted by jbou at 05:51 PM on August 04
Feel free to step on my toes. Setup the league, post the number, and password, and we are good to go. I'd make it a seperate locker room post.
posted by jbou at 04:10 PM on August 03
You all that say Ford is the frontrunner to be the first black President don't know that Obama has a primetime speaking slot at this year's dem national convention, it's his coming out party. Ford does not have the resume that Obama has, and Obama is the strongest public speaker the Dems have other then Slick Willie.
posted by jbou at 10:38 AM on July 14
Ditka is the sacraficial lamb, the GOP in Illinois is a god awful mess. Obama is the Dem running for Senate in Illinois, he is well funded, well liked, and is the best prospect the Dems have to be the first black President. Most fans of Ditka have died of a polish sausage induced heart attack, so the GOP can't count on their votes.
posted by jbou at 01:18 PM on July 13
The game was a defensive battle not a bad offensive game. When Prince blocked Miller's layup I was stunned, it was probably one of the five best plays in playoff history.
posted by jbou at 06:53 AM on May 25
who really cares? Athletes use whatever they can to be great athletes, if you all didn't know that Bonds was using roids when he was hitting all those home runs you are a fool, the guy's head doubled in size over a two year period. All of a sudden we are worried about this crap?
posted by jbou at 12:27 PM on March 02
If Gibbs can get Portis that would be huge, and I have to ask, do the Broncos have an unlimtited supply of thousand yard rushers? they never seem to miss a beat with their running back changes.
posted by jbou at 11:07 AM on February 23
sure you aren't poking, just bow down to the evil empire jersey.
posted by jbou at 10:39 PM on February 15
Selig has to sign off on it, the union, and he teams have worked it all out, Bud signs off on it and the evil empire wins another round in the war with the Sox.
posted by jbou at 02:58 PM on February 15
Soriano will be a Yankee again in two years, he'll be patrolling centerfield and Nick Johnson will be back too, the Yanks are just loaning the Rangers and Expos a couple of players till they become free agents. Jeter should volunteer to move to second base not third, his range is slipping but he's still athletic enough to play 2nd base.
posted by jbou at 11:51 AM on February 15
All bow to the power of the Evil Empire!
posted by jbou at 06:50 PM on February 14
I bet Jimmy would have pulled Pedro at the right time.
posted by jbou at 10:41 PM on February 09
the game will be close, the hype will be endless, but the real matchup is going to be the Pats short passing game vs the Panthers linebackers, and the Panthers running game vs the Pats front 7, Dellhome will need the running game so he can get the ball downfiled to Smith, and Mushin. I'm looking forward to the game, but i'm a football junkie so I look forward to a high school championship game.
posted by jbou at 10:16 AM on January 19
Who the fark cares? Seriously folks, why do we indulge the Boston sports fans as much as we do on this site? Should we do a post everytime an athlete sells their house? Are we going to become Cribsfilter? and no Jersey this isn't personal, if anyone had posted this I'd have said they same thing.
posted by jbou at 01:19 AM on December 23
If the Sox get A-Rod and Maggs for Nomar and Manny then Epstein should get the GM of the century award, it's the best moves I''ve ever seen a GM make. This kid has been nothing short of brilliant so far. Sox vs Yankees games are going to be better then ever this year. Of course, I can't dish out all this praise for the Sox without getting a dig in. The Sox are still the Sox, so I expect something to go wrong for them. It's the Curse vs Epstein's gang of greatness, will the Kid's gang be able to overcome the Bambino's Ghost? Stay tuned to NESN this year sports fans for the answer.
posted by jbou at 01:46 PM on December 17
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