Who was it? Crawford? Bavetta?
posted by corpse at 11:55 AM on July 20
It was a big mistake, but it didn't determine the outcome of the game. The three shouldn't have even counted since the clock started, and there shouldn't have been that much time put on the clock. Take off you tin foil hats.
posted by corpse at 08:57 PM on January 26
Yeah, I never see what the big deal is. They've won two world series in the past decade. Say all you want about fire sales, franchise killing, etc, but I don't think Loria is the ass that a lot of people make him out to be.
posted by corpse at 06:54 AM on September 14
I went to my first White Sox game this year. I know people are all happy they won the world series, and they don't want anyone to forget that. In fact, they say it about 3743242390489023 times before the game starts. Yes, we know, get on with the game. Also, the seats in the upper deck were so steep, I had vertigo the whole game. I'm not a fan, so I doubt I go back. However tonight, I'm going to go sit in the drizzling rain to watch the cubs lose to the dodgers. Now that's fan appeal.
posted by corpse at 06:53 PM on September 13
works for me! disregard all of the above.
posted by corpse at 08:42 AM on July 24
Lose offense production from their previous center/pf? There wasn't much there to begin with.
posted by corpse at 11:22 PM on July 04
posted by corpse at 02:31 PM on June 08
I'm with Bill Simmons in that coaches hoarding these timeouts merely to advance the ball up the court is stupid. Just because you saved a timeout you don't have to bring the ball up? The other team should have a chance to force the issue. A timeout should merely be a TIMEOUT, a stoppage of play. There should be no advantage gain from it.
posted by corpse at 07:03 AM on May 25
Tim Duncan never commits a foul.
posted by corpse at 07:01 AM on May 23
It's all sissyfied.I dont expect anything less from a team that's touted as winners all the time, with loser fans and bad management to pull what they did. Uh yeah, I take offense to this. Really classy to assume that all cub's fans are losers. We have our own share of losers, but no more than any other team. I do see the cubs touted as winners either, except for the brief anamoly in 2003, which ultimately ended up as a great act of losing.
posted by corpse at 01:11 PM on May 21
I like it, it's like a sacrafice bunt in baseball. Adds an extra level of strategy.
posted by corpse at 07:07 AM on April 19
The panthers need a running back. They can't rely on Foster again all season.
posted by corpse at 04:58 PM on March 24
I'd bet a dollar or two.
posted by corpse at 11:38 AM on March 14
He should have been fired last year.
posted by corpse at 03:07 PM on March 13
Oh my, for the first time in my lifetime of watching Duke/Carolina games, I think I'm finally sick of the hype that espn is giving it this year.
posted by corpse at 03:04 PM on March 03
So tempting. But uh uh.
posted by corpse at 09:06 AM on February 07
I agree with tmart937, this game was a bore compared to the miami osu game.
posted by corpse at 07:34 AM on January 05
Also, I like the idea of sitting in the bleachers, but holy shit are they uncomfortable. I always take out of towners to the bleachers, but when going to games for myself, i'm getting a seat.
posted by corpse at 01:50 PM on December 13
Attendance wouldn't suffer in a new stadium, maybe on a temp field, but if you put a shiny new stadium right where it is now, and have tons of old school charm, the cubs are still going to have near sellouts every game. Also, I think no parking is a good thing. Fuck all those assholes driving in from places where they could easily take metra/cta. I also like the new Soldier Field. Yes, I am a sports fan.
posted by corpse at 01:49 PM on December 13
I agree with Nibo. I have much nostalgia for Wrigley, love it, love going there, everything. But it's seriously a dump, a relic from the past. Build a new park, no more "renovations" in the offseason. New parks can be nice and still retain some of that old school charm. Keep the ivy on the walls, and please try to keep it named Wrigley, but change is good.
posted by corpse at 10:57 AM on December 13
and I'm a duke fan!
posted by corpse at 01:04 AM on December 11
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posted by corpse at 01:03 AM on December 11
Who want's to take a shot at him next? He likes Farve so much, maybe the packers will take a stab at him.
posted by corpse at 03:38 PM on November 05
My main beef with the NBA is that the schedule is just too long. I would rather see an abbreviated 50 game season at the most. Injury and exhasution just set in during the later parts of the season, then we go through the first 2 rounds of the playoffs that take FOREVER.
posted by corpse at 03:34 PM on November 05
we dont have chickens in chicago So not true, have you been to logan square? There chicken pens in so many backyards!
posted by corpse at 08:39 AM on October 24
oh oh oh oh what a classic Tim McCarver moment. Buck: Do you think that he still has the taste in his mouth from the Pujols homerun? McCarver: It's not there at all. Podszendik: CRACK!
posted by corpse at 08:38 AM on October 24
I find myself liking him more and more everyday. It's amazing what the lack of a Red Sox or Yankee's uniform will do.
posted by corpse at 10:21 PM on January 21
I'm going to have to pass this year. I sucked so bad last year, and totally abandonded my team after I moved. It's amazing how being unemployed leaves me less time to do fantasy baseball than when I had a 9 to 5er.
posted by corpse at 10:04 AM on January 07
Spree could not get another checking playing basketball in his life and still do quite well for himself with his quite sucessfull car customization business.
posted by corpse at 02:53 PM on November 01
Cards in 4.
posted by corpse at 03:27 PM on October 22
Despite hating both teams, I hope the Sox win tonight and then the media can start writing articles about how by beating the yankees in a game 7, the curse will be lifted. Then they are promptly swept by the Astros/Cardinals in the WS.
posted by corpse at 12:30 PM on October 20
posted by corpse at 08:06 PM on October 10
What did they expect? Remember the last time a few of these guys got together and tried to play defense?
posted by corpse at 07:54 AM on August 04
I may have to sit this year out. It's all I can do to keep my baseball teams in their usual dominating form.
posted by corpse at 09:40 AM on August 03
Just a note, there will be no more updates until after I move on August 9th and get settled in my new place/city with internet access. Thanks for playing!
posted by corpse at 09:54 AM on July 27
posted by corpse at 12:39 PM on July 16
I love that the game counts for something now, but I wish they would play it like it counts. Everyone does not have to play, leave your starting pitchers in for more than 2 innings, use some actual game strategy.
posted by corpse at 01:07 PM on July 14
Wrapped up? I see a lot of minor leauge stadiums they haven't been to.
posted by corpse at 06:34 AM on July 14
I wish I had known about this earlier. I stepped on the train yesterday and saw 50 people painted red and screaming.
posted by corpse at 10:39 AM on July 12
You pretty much have to hit the targets in the later levels. I've gotten several hole in ones as well.
posted by corpse at 06:40 PM on July 02
No updates for next week, I'm going to be in Chicago trying to secure an apartment.
posted by corpse at 03:02 PM on July 02
posted by corpse at 03:01 PM on July 02
It would be between Brey, Amaker, or Dawkins.
posted by corpse at 02:51 PM on July 02
I've been playing this a lot for the past few days, and I still haven't gotten as far as I did on the first try, the level where you have to land 10 balls on the green.
posted by corpse at 02:46 PM on July 02
Okay, I just watched the reply of the catch, and it didn't look that spectacular.
posted by corpse at 11:18 AM on July 02
WHAT. THE. FUCK. K.
posted by corpse at 08:57 AM on July 02
I just realized every lockerroom post I've made has been fantasy related. What a dork!
posted by corpse at 10:27 AM on June 29
here are the ones I created: 564 559 547 542 540 536 531 522 512 504 494 462 457 442 371 304 298 282 273 269 261 256 254 250 244 241 240 239 236 233 228 224 217 210 205 191 176 111
posted by corpse at 07:14 AM on June 29
Any way we can make this retroactive?
posted by corpse at 09:33 AM on June 28
Simmons' Draft Diary, excellent as usual.
posted by corpse at 02:54 PM on June 25
... or back in last place.
posted by corpse at 01:39 PM on June 23
Yes, of course, I just said that to rile up the baseball fans in the northeast. Who knows though, anything could happen if the streak continues they could be only a few games back in a couple of months.
From a marketing standpoint, LeBron is the guy you want to start you team today. It's a win win, he's a great player that is only going to get better, and one of the most marketable personalities in all of sports. Also, hooray for Kirilenko being so high.
posted by corpse at 01:13 PM on June 23
Frances is whining yet again, says he doesn't want to go to orlando at all.
posted by corpse at 03:04 PM on June 22
I'd rather see the players get really creative on a super hard course. Watching a player hit a 300+ yard driver into the fairway, a short iron to the green and then a two put makes for some pretty boring golf. I like to see the players in difficult situations. It's like the appeal of an island green all over the golf course, you know that one slip up and they will be in trouble.
posted by corpse at 02:23 PM on June 22
Also, I should say, from a viewing perspective, I enjoyed all 4 days of the open, I thought the challenging course made for good TV.
posted by corpse at 02:55 PM on June 21
I don't see what the big deal is. These are the best golfers in the world, so they should have to play on the most difficult courses in the world. Shouldn't matter if the winning score is -4 or -18, the cream should rise to the top. If you're ego is bruised by shooting an 80, well then tough shit. And just what was the "expected outcome"? Tiger and Phil battling out on the back 9? If you had as many one puts as Goose had this weekend, you deserve to win, no matter who thinks you shouldn't.
posted by corpse at 02:54 PM on June 21
This is going to be a great rebounding team with Timmy D, Wallace, and Boozer. 2nd, 3rd, and 5th in the NBA in rebounding this year.
posted by corpse at 08:11 AM on June 18
jpeg? I seemed to have missed his wife.
posted by corpse at 06:20 AM on June 17
I should also mention, I have a morbid fear of foul balls, so it would probably konk me in the head and fall safely into the kid's mitts. I would never try for a web gem in the stands. More like duck and cover.
posted by corpse at 01:31 PM on June 14
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