Tiger is scary. He will have the best season ever next year. He has finally been able to replace the loss of his father and hugging him after matches with a new baby to hug after matches. It is great for him and will be great for golf for years to come.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 12:18 PM on December 20
Parcells won't give any "boost" to the Phins this weekend. He was in New England in what seems like forever ago. No one cares anymore. The only boost he can give the phins is next year in the free agent market and the search for a new coach. Bye Bye Cam.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 12:15 PM on December 20
There is no CAP as you guys keep saying. There is the amount of money that the RedSox are willing to pay and that can be as much as they are willing to pay until the MLB gets a set spending limit. And I would have gone after someone like Barry Zito before I would go after this guy. I mean 51mill just to talk about a contract. Please.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 05:44 PM on December 13
I sincerely think neither one is anything to tremble over. One is overrated, the other is still really young. Leak isn't the best. I never said that. Tebow isn't the fastest out there. I never said that. I mearly said that the gators can change the gamplan very easily against a defense before they can make a change. And it isn't like Leak had a horrible season. Games 13 Pass Attempts 329 Pass Completions 207 Passing Yards 2729 Touchdown Passes 22 Interceptions 13 Carries 74 Rushing Yards 23 Rushing Average 0.3 Rushing Touchdowns 3
posted by kidrayter2005 at 04:47 PM on December 10
I agree, they haven't played a team with 5 good wideouts but has OSU played a team that has as much speed and strength on the line as Florida? Have they played a team that has an offense that uses 2 QBs and just changing that QB changes the entire gameplan? Troy Smith has never faced as much pressure as he is going to face on Jan. 8th. It is going to be an awsome game and it is a shame we are bashing any of these teams for having great seasons.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 03:01 PM on December 05
If they are going to do a playoff system I say do it to were each conference is represented by their champ. That would be the easiest no bicker way about it and if there is an odd number their could be a wild card like team that could be a team like Michigan.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 06:27 PM on December 04
Florida Schedule not tougher than Michigans? That is BS Florida Schedule (rankings at time of game) Southern Miss W 34-7 UCF W 42-0 at No. 13 Tennessee W 21-20 Kentucky W 26-7 Alabama W 28-13 No. 9 LSU W 23-10 at No. 11 Auburn L 27-17 at Georgia W 21-14 at Vanderbilt W 25-19 South Carolina W 17-16 Western Carolina W 62-0 at Florida State W 21-14 No. 8 Arkansas W 38-28 Michigan Schedule (rankings at time of game) Vanderbilt W 27-7 Central Michigan W 41-17 at No. 2 Notre Dame W 47-21 Wisconsin W 27-13 at Minnesota W 28-14 Michigan State W 31-13 at Penn State W 17-10 Iowa W 20-6 Northwestern W 17-3 Ball State W 34-26 at Indiana W 34-3 at No. 1 Ohio State L 42-39
posted by kidrayter2005 at 06:20 PM on December 04
I don't think it is going to be as bad of a game as you all think it will be. Michigan had there chance and they lost. Case closed. Florida played the toughest scheduel in the toughest conference in the NCAA. And with the earlier comment- That crybaby coach at Florida kissed alot of ass the last week. he was doing what any other coach would do in the same situation. He felt his team deserved a shot and apperantly his kissing ass has worked and so it has for the other coaches that do so.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 08:16 PM on December 03
I completely agree.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 11:01 PM on December 02
I really hope that Steinbrenner doesn't sell the naming rights to the new Yankee Stadium. No matter how much I hate the Yankees there are just certain things that shouldn't disappear from the sport and a Yankee Stadium is one of them.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 07:50 PM on December 01
HURRAY RUTGERS!!! Now the Gators are right back in the thick of things!!! HURRAY!!!
posted by kidrayter2005 at 11:40 PM on November 09
Pocket quarterbacks are a dying breed Peyton Manning, Brett Favre, Drew Brees, Rex Grossman, Trent Green, Mark Brunnel, Tom Brady, Marc Bulger, Chad Pennington, Matt Haselbeck, Philip Rivers, Drew Bledsoe, Jon Kitna, and Joey Harrington are the group of QB's that I would consider "pocket QB's" that are the starters on there team. A certain type of pocket QB's are dying out though. The one's that just stand in one spot of the pocket are done such as Drew Bledsoe. The one's that are able to utilize the pocket and not have to roll out but can make things happen in the pocket are the great ones. Scrambling QB's like Michael Vick are amazing to watch but they don't win championships. John Elway QB's that are able to move in the pocket and by some time are the one's that are remebered as great.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 09:57 AM on October 25
"Green Bay's greatest legend, Bart Starr, shares a name with my greatest foe, Bart Simpson. May the maggots feast on his towheaded little corpse. As for Bart Starr, I wish him well. Take Green Bay." That is pretty funny. Take the Packers, ha.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 12:16 PM on October 21
Kidrayter, you warm the cockels of my heart Happy I could do that for ya.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 03:56 PM on October 19
I am not saying that Izturis would take Jeters spot. He could be moved to third. And the awsome comments I understand are not needed. They aren't awsome yet. Awsome should be reserved for guys like Clemens and Maddux. But Wood and Prior do have the stuff to get them to the awsome point. And comparing them to Pavano isn't fair. Pavano got injured for getting in a car wreck and not telling anyone. Wood and Prior get injuries for real baseball realate injuries. Prior got hit with a ball this year and Wood doesn't have proper mechanics but is working on them and has been conditioning to stay in shape. I am not saying this is exactaly what will happen but it is something I am sure that the Yankees would take a look at.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 02:13 PM on October 18
If the Cubs where able to trade for A-Rod and give up some of our injury prone players we could be good. Wood and Prior are awsome pitchers with awsome stuff but too many injuries. If the Yankees would be willing to take a chance on them that could be perfect. The Cubs could even throw in a player such as SS Cesar Izturis. The Cubs do have the prospects to make it. Also, Imagine the Cubs with this kinda lineup C Michael Barrett 1B Derek Lee 2B Ronny Cedeno 3B Aramis Ramirez SS Alex Rodriguez CF Juan Pierre RF Jaque Jones LF Matt Murton
posted by kidrayter2005 at 11:41 AM on October 18
Okay, Lou is good. I still would prefer Girardi. He managed to almost take the team witht the lowest payroll in the majors to the playoffs. He is an ex-Cub, and he managed a team last year. Where was Lou all year(by the looks of him working on his tan)? Could end up being good because Lou is what we need. He will get in the players faces unlike Dusty. He will also argue with the umpires keeping his players in the game. Dusty would go out and have an emotional talk with them and then later have some tea. Not enough emotion to manage a struggling team like the Cubs.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 11:33 AM on October 17
I heard the comment and it was a suprise to hear. They way he did say it did seem he was aiming his missing wallet to Hispanics. I did not appreciate the comment and I think Fox did the right thing, for once.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 08:41 PM on October 14
This is disgusting. The thing is the kids actually tried to hurt the kid. My dad would kick my a** if I tried something like that. I hope the coach gets his a** kicked in prison too.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 01:21 PM on October 14
That is pretty cool. I don't speak Navajo but I would assume there are enough people in that part of the country that do for them to do something like this.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 12:57 PM on October 14
That would be just awsome to do something like that. And then to be intimidating in a video game is just amazing.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 07:17 PM on October 12
Okay, she wasn't drinking or using profanity? How can she be a fan of a team in the SEC then? Anyway, I think it is awsome what she is doing. She is going to a football game to cheer on her team the way she wants to. If she wants to act like an idiot then let her. The only problem I have is with the Pay them back chant. Not at all called for. The way I see it as long as she isn't knocking somebodys drink over or knocking other things over I think it is fine. The Gators cheer pretty well too, so I don't think they would mind having her in the Swamp. Better than going to Death Valley and cheering for the Tigers I think.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 07:06 PM on October 12
No yankees once again. Can't really have a reaction anymore. It seems to be the norm for them now. Because of my age they have never really been the "Evil Empire" Since I was born the Yankees have won the world series 5 times. They have finished with a losing record 3 times. 5 series titles is a lot but with how much people hate them I would expect a lot more. I am not a Yankees fan though. I am a Cubs fan and I would love for us to have just one of those titles. But it isn't happening anytime soon. Go Athletics!
posted by kidrayter2005 at 09:19 AM on October 08
Grum, not exactaly grum bait. I just didn't want the entire thread to be one sided about wins. Sort of a devils advocate kinda thing.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 09:05 AM on October 08
That is just stupid. Do parents actually realize how much ridicule these kids with dumb names go through? Getting picked on about you hair is one thing, but your name always sticks with you. This is just ridiculus.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 10:21 PM on October 07
Why would you even think of something like that. It is just not right. It is like saying "I hope they hit the QB so hard he ruins his shoulder!" It is bad juju. Ususally after someone says something like that it seems to happen. Like talking about a no hitter. You just don't say something about ti.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 10:18 PM on October 07
Except that all wins are not the same. A pitcher can throw 6 innings of 8 hit, 5 run ball and get a win, while another can throw 9 innings of 0 hit, 0 run ball and not get a win. But it is still a win though! You can give up ten runs and still get a win! You can give up no earned runs and pitch a perfect game but your team lose. A win is a win, doesn't matter if you are a bad pitcher on a good team(Randy Johnson this year) or an excellent pitcher on a bad team(Roger Clemens this year) if you get the win you got the win. Wins are what matter and if you get wins I want you.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 10:12 PM on October 07
I think this will be decided back in Yankee Stadium though. They won't beat the Yankees three in a row. Who was the idiot that said that? Oh yeah, me.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 10:03 PM on October 07
Oh yeah, how could I have forgotten Mr. Cub himself at SS.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 10:28 AM on October 07
I don't really see how you can say the Bears, Eagles, and Ravens could get lazy? The Eagles and Ravens are in the toughest divisions in football and the Bears have the embarresment of losing last year to motivate them. You can't predict something like that. I do think that the Raiders have been lazy and so have the Bucs.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 10:27 AM on October 07
I couldn't read the article. But I sure am cheering for the tigers. I think this will be decided back in Yankee Stadium though. They won't beat the Yankees three in a row. Congrats to the Athletics. Didn't think they had it in them but they sure did show us otherwise. Also, Rogers had an awsome game last night. He made the highest paid team in the league look like little leaguers.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 10:11 AM on October 07
What about Ozzie Smith!! You can't forget the wizard. I don't really understand the gripe about Spahn. He is the most winning lefty of all time. A win is a win no matter how he got it.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 10:07 AM on October 07
Hey, I don't care how you get a record. You got it. This kid still had to run, his line still had to block, and you know what, with all the other kids in the nation at running back, a record breaking performance might just be what he needed to be pushed over the top and get recognized by that one school that he wants to go to. I say good for him and good luck.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 05:30 PM on October 06
If any of you have ever touched a really nice indoor leather basketball, then you know there is nothing else like it. Not quite brand new, but not beat to shit, just right I have used the indoor leather balls before and you are deffinately right. Nothing better. The way it just comes off the floor and swish in the basket. Awsome, and you know what I don't care how much they make they can gripe as much as they want if the equipment they are using is from Wal Mart.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 05:21 PM on October 06
Haha. I love Napolean Dynomite and I think this is just histerical! I hope he finds Southeast Jerome.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 07:22 PM on October 05
I liked the things about Julio Franco. The stance he uses though is just unbelievable and the crazier thing is that he hasn't changed it the entire time he has been in the big leagues!
posted by kidrayter2005 at 03:25 PM on October 03
Okay, if he doesn't get suspended for that then I don't know what things are coming to. I mean Randy Moss got in trouble for faking it at a Packers game!
posted by kidrayter2005 at 03:15 PM on October 03
Wow, I really didn't want to know about the Screech Sex tape but okay.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 03:11 PM on October 03
Oh, okay. Thanks for straightening me out Ufez.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 08:24 PM on October 02
A clue my dear watson, she just shut you down! ouch, a burn on sportsfilter.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 07:55 PM on October 02
This week it wasn't Culpepper's fault though. What about Marty Booker droping a pass that would have left an extra minute on the clock. What about Chambers coming out because of cramps on what was one of the more important plays of that drive. What about the D giving up 17 points to the Texans. What about Ronnie Brown only getting 44 yards on the ground. Too many things went wrong to point it a Daunte and too many things went wrong so you can point at Mularkey.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 07:50 PM on October 02
Ummmmm...... snackman, wrong thread. But anyway, why are we only reading about these two teams. I thought this was going to be a few more teams that we all could talk about. Not the Celtics and the Nets, although I do think the Nets will be a big force in the NBA this season.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 07:43 PM on October 02
Now I don't even remember what the original topic of this thread was. Oh yeah, how Maddux actually eats kittens. Right?
posted by kidrayter2005 at 07:39 PM on October 02
Please no LOL. Anyway, as a cub fan I feel we need a manager that is tough, will yell, and doesn't mind being a Cub. I am talking about Joe Girardi. The Marlins have already said he is gone and I can't think of anyone I would rather see putting up a lineup card for my Cubs than Joe. He will yell, and scream, and get mad like the old catchers used to do when Joe played. Baker needs to go back to SanFran and try to keep up what Felipe has been keeping together.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 07:21 PM on October 02
Subway Series 2! that is what I am going with. Yankees have just hit there stride and even without Pedro the Mets are the best NL team. But they aren't better than the yankees. I am calling it Yankees in 5 games.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 08:29 PM on October 01
The fatter face is because he got FAT! Not steroids. Also, with Pettite arm troubles are often sideffects of steroid use. What has Pettite had lately? Arm troubles if you didn't guess that already. Oh, and Bonds hasn't been legaly linked to steriods yet. All the stuff we know has been leaked illegaly.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 05:36 PM on October 01
Well, I can't blame them since Collins has looked out of shape and he was sitting on his couch all summer while Young was conditioning and learning his new playbook. The Titans season is all ready over anyway and I don't think anyone was really expecting anything big out of them this year anyway. Go ahead and get him experience and let him get a few wins under his belt this year and watch him just be amazing next year.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 11:11 PM on September 30
I am a young kid so the most clutch to me was the Luis Gonzalez walk off against the yankees.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 04:05 PM on September 29
I think it was the right call by the coach. Set up to where you get the players that will be returning next year to start a conditioning program and do what you can next year. It must really suck for those seniors though.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 08:30 PM on September 28
With New York and Tampa being rivals I think it is fitting that the Bucs have Ronde and the Giants have Tiki. That solidifies that rivalry for me.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 02:50 PM on September 21
Him and T-Mac where supposed to take this team to the next level. Well, I think we all know how that has worked out.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 02:44 PM on September 21
Will you just shut your mouth and play football! I am getting tired of these players making promises that the team obviously can't keep. Oh, and the TD celebrations are fine by me. It is just big kids having fun.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 02:19 PM on September 18
I can't believe that the Florida-Tennesse game wasn't mentioned in the story. Very good game to watch. I also think that Michigan's win over Notre Dame does make them a national title contender. Especially by how much they won by. Notre Dame couldn't even get there "high powered offense" started.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 06:33 PM on September 17
No Shaq! I mean come on, the man runs over guys, pops em in the jaw and rarely gets called on it because the refs might get run over the next time he runs down the court!
posted by kidrayter2005 at 12:29 PM on September 16
No way should the Steelers be that high. Baltimore if anything is underranked in this. They completely destroyed the "number 1 defense from last year" and to cap it off put up a goose egg on the opposing side of the scoreboard for once! Very impressive. Colts where also a little high as where the Seahawks. These rankings should only have to do with there performance last week. Not last season.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 08:23 PM on September 13
I very seriously doubt that Cubs fans would rank the Cubs and Wrigley that low. Wrigley is the only thing that they go to the games for anymore it seems.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 08:18 PM on September 13
Don't even try to sound like you "had a good feeling" spira. Yeah they had a lot of good prospects but this happens almost never. A season after a firesale this never happens. They are supreme overachievers. I like there spunk and it is always fun to cheer for the underdog so go Marlins. Oh, and congrats to Anibel.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 09:44 PM on September 08
Have they changed this feature (the oops, you lose feature) in later versions? Yeah, now you just kill everyone by like 40 points on pro mode.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 02:37 PM on September 08
Okay, so you are saying that he isn't competing against the croc when wrestling it. It is like saying bull riding isn't a sport. May he rest in peace.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 01:19 PM on September 04
Hopefully he doesn't have any pitching problems (Matt Clement) after this. And since you have brought up the aluminum vs. wood I go with wood in all levels. Aluminum bats are just too dangerous and also can cause bad hitting mechanics because of the enlarged "sweet" spot. Mostly dangerous and I wish the guy the best.
posted by kidrayter2005 at 03:56 PM on August 31
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