billysaythis, Sounds like you are just an anti-gun. Guns don't kill people do. Get real! The culture of violence in my opinion is the problem. You may not like guns, but if you ever needed one you'd quickly change you mind. NRA is not a criminal. America as being sovereign can do what the people desire without the UN. For your sake billsaysthis I pray you never need a firearm. I suggest joining some political organization so you can work with you ideals. Take care.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 10:52 AM on September 18
billsaysthis, what's your solution?
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 03:22 PM on September 17
Take his trophy and lets not bitch because someone else didn't get sanctioned. Break the rules pay the price. Get real.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 08:06 AM on September 15
INSANE. Very entertaining post.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 11:45 AM on September 13
SummersEve you are right on! Great comments. Thanks.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 08:44 PM on September 08
Fun to read. Cleverly written parody. Great post. Thanks.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 09:05 AM on September 06
Wild story. Look forward to getting more details.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 11:31 PM on September 03
On the same note- can one believe all four of the major heavyweight champs are currently white. Now tell me that doesn't make things even more strange. I think Valuev will be good for boxing as a side show and a champ. Americans will be back in the heavyweights. Brock may do it, although he isn't a real power puncher.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 10:32 PM on September 01
[A]nd as long as people demand more from their high school coaches than they do of their teachers, expect the higher pay grade to go to the former. posted by PublicUrinal Demand more from a coach- that's a joke right? Like is the coach going to make sure the school meets No Child Left Behind mandates or that students keep proper demeanor in the classroom. Sports are called extra-curricular and so is the coach. If high school football is so great and prodcutive it should fund itself privately-not by sucking up tax payer money. If high school football is so businesslike let it surivive in a purly economic market. Then pay the coach what the market is willing to spend, not some school board member.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 10:17 PM on August 29
Football is for a few kids. People trying to justify that sort of payday is sad. My opinion: Pay a teacher properly and privatize costly sports like football. I think the point Kaufman makes towards the end of his article is a good one -- from a pure economic perspective, paying coaches more than teachers make sense, but perhaps we as a society should question why public school teachers are valued so little (as reflected in their pay). posted by holden If is so purely economic then then it should fund itself privately. I saw the commercial for FNL series and laughed (especially the pep rally). Is that show geared for teens?
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 09:38 PM on August 29
Great interview. Role-model fighter. Enjoyable post.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 10:33 AM on August 25
What an embarassment. Slipping the illegal shit? Maybe the tooth fairy did it.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 09:31 AM on August 23
Dyams, you hit home for talking about the stress of making a day-to-day salary for regular folks. Gosh that truly is a struggle. As for my own thoughts, I don't care if Robinson is an Alcoholic. Or if Alcoholism is disease. F-him and his behavior. What does society need to wait for this loser to kill somebody? Get the poor baby a tissue. Speeding to evade police at over 100mph is disgusting. Who gives a shit about his disease (if he even has one). Seems like when any "star" gets busted for intoxication they "have a disease" or "just need treatment" or "they had it rough." Hey, they can keep the bull and they can keep the shit because that's all it is.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 09:04 AM on August 17
How embarassing for Baxter. He though he was all hard. Now's he's just a played out number. I hope they lock him and his pal up for long time. Dangers to society belong on the sidelines in a cell. He can be a star at rec time.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 03:08 PM on August 16
Was Bonds or Landis in the area?
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 06:48 PM on August 15
They have spotters and a crew on the lookout. Nobody else made the mistake that day. If Busch had just not stopped to pit and drove through there would have been no penalty. Pay to play. Pay attention is what I'd say. The race was great, lots of action and record number of cautions.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 12:14 PM on August 14
Kidrayter2005, anytime you see some good boxing news post it. I'd like to read it and so do others on the Filter. Thanks again.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 11:51 PM on August 11
Good opportunity for Bates; however, I would like to see Holyfield kick his ass. I know, people say Holyfield should quit. I think he probably should also especially with the suspected brain damage he's suffered much like Bowe. At the same time a fighter is a fighter. Some will say its bad for boxing when a guy keeps going like this and an acccident will happen. Same regards now with Baby Joe, Bowe, and Holyfield. But hey, a contract is a contract, and if a guy is approved to fight and wants to fight let him fight. Go Holyfield, but if you take a beating, please for your fans, no more abuse. Thanks for the post kidrayter2005. It seems as though boxing get passed up on the filter too often. A post like this is great for me anytime, THANKS. overandout
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 11:46 PM on August 11
Commander Cody, I'm with you. You know who your friends are when things get shady. Hey Cody, I noticed you have said some things about Iraq from time to time. Are you there? If so shoot me an email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 11:40 PM on August 11
A pack of cigs falling out of "Rosie's" sock. That made me laugh hard. I enjoy when the cheater gets busted. Thanks for the post.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 01:16 AM on August 10
Sounds like a good idea to me. Hopefully it keeps asshole fans at home.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 02:29 PM on August 09
Hey Clarett, CYA buddy. No vests or guns in the joint pal.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 02:02 PM on August 09
Umm, Clarett is waste of space. Thank god he got caught before he killed someone. The guy is definately a loser. Once upon a time he was good at something and now he's a danger to sociey with numerous felonies pending. He has no respect. I wonder if he wishes he was a fry cook at Wendy's and just a regular citizen. Hey, wait a minute, maybe he can still be a winner. He could be the number one draft on the prison football team. Maybe he can be the number one draft pick for the "get poked by really bad dudes." He could go in the second round in the shower. He could recover the soap fumble and get buried in the pile up. Maybe he could even go for two, two helpings of prison chow. Lock down Clarett, make sure to sleep on your back!
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 01:11 PM on August 09
Hey Davis, this story is shocking. Thanks for the laugh.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 05:38 PM on August 06
Don't worry about the repost antistar57. This gives me an opportunity again just to say what sh*t head loser Landis is. I hope he is reading the Filter.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 11:21 AM on August 06
I think he was targeted because he was supposed to leave and acting like an imp. I agree with The Black Hand, when cops say stop-it - do it stupid! Also ctal1999 has a good point: if the hotel was being discriminatory, sue them. Or in alternative, act dumb with cops and get shocked like a fool. Gosh, I wish there were a video of the incident.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 03:02 PM on August 05
Floyd sucks. The "natural occurrence" was injesting some drugs. Does he think the public is that stupid. (Like Baroid) He's a chump not champ. He'll lose the title and the second-place finisher should sue testosterone man for conversion or trespass to chattel. Glad they caught him.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 11:01 AM on August 05
Fun article. Keep on these losers until they cut it out. I'm sure they check the Filter. Its wonderful when these cheaters get exposed. I can't wait for Baroid to get his (not the roids those are all gone).
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 03:27 PM on August 02
Good. I understand that people need to make up for their insecurities and boost their egos on declaration sites. They want people to view them and it happened.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 11:12 AM on July 30
Tour de fake. Nice job with the title bperk. How flippin embarassing. I know some people will be like (just like with other fakes), 'oh lets wait and see' or 'innocent' bla bla and feed some line of misquoted legal rules or come up with an excuse for the dude, but really he just doped up. There's no mystery.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 12:48 PM on July 27
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 09:38 AM on July 27
I'm with ctal1999, sounds fishy to me. Of course his agent, Stevens, says Davis is not involved in anything. I would bet something is up. I did read a few years back that some guy in Wyoming was stuck by lightening twice in ten years.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 07:22 PM on July 16
I think if students can't hang in real classes, WalMart would have hired them yesterday. bdaddy's comments are great insite. Maybe schools should have no athletic sport interaction after six pm or something to take the stress of the students. I was disappointed about the someone in the Sociology Deptartment dumbing it up for the students especially since I have a Soc degree and now at law school. If an athlete who wanted to go to post-undergradute but were not challenged in undergraduate, I think they could be robbed of future dreams like being a lawyer, doctor, college professor or some other career requiring a doctorite. (not like that's everybody's dream) I wonder if maybe athletes should do athletics with one or two classes a for a year and the next year without athletics (while retaining scholarship) to see if they can take regular classes without the stress of athletics. Then alternate back and forth on this schedule. If they flunk out then, there're gone. If they do well they get educated properly.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 10:39 AM on July 14
Irunformclones, if you are talking about his unit I don't think he gets any.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 03:12 PM on July 07
I saw him making an appearance on Friday Night Fights a few months back. He sounded sorta slow like Bowe (but not as bad a Bowe). I'd hate so see him get really hurt he really seems like a nice guy. Hard to tell a boxer to stop it as we all know. However I'll be watching if I can.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 01:28 AM on July 01
Does anybody know if Jose is playsing because he's broke or just wants to play?
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 02:04 PM on June 30
The part about where Bonds eats "the clear" but says he thought it was flax seed oil makes me laugh everytime. Yes that Grimsley episode was very embarassing. I would just like to see Bonds admit it and for this to go away. How about those Tigers, who would have thought?
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 10:16 AM on June 10
Why are stripper considered whores, is that a joke? But I would not say they are automatically prostitutes. I think its fine to have an opinion either way. But hands down, if they did it, they should pay. If she's lying, her food stamp card will not be able to compensate the damages done the players' reputation. Bishop, good point on the example, like the cheerleaders were not saying Kobe was innocent, but I remember some guys saying they thought he was.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 10:49 AM on May 28
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 08:02 AM on May 25
Does anyone have a shovel?
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 08:57 PM on May 23
Neat for the kid to do it I think. I hope the parents paid for the coast guard being there because I don't want the taxpayers paying for things like this.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 05:26 PM on May 22
Wingnut4life, I appreciate the post. I believe these type of posts remind us that players from all sports should not just be thought of by how they handle themselves on the field. And if people don't need a reminder lets talk about why not. When players embarass themselves, the game and the fans we should talk about it. I think they should put mini rap sheets/major controversies on the backs of trading cards. Then when people are like man he great player... like yeah when he wasn't beatin hir girl or cheating on her, or maybe eating roids, or punching people, or getting busted with drugs . . .
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 11:06 AM on May 20
Fenriq, I agree with you and would support a longer suspension for such directed behavior. But I don't think there should be a difference in penality if it is a franchise player or not. I am unclear if you were implying so.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 05:16 PM on May 19
I have no problem with pitchers not pitching hitable balls to Baroid Bonds. However throwing at the batter is unacceptable behavior. Suspenion was a good call.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 03:38 PM on May 19
Tragic. I lost a friend once to suicide in 8th grade. Horrible deal.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 10:38 PM on May 18
Hats off to you ChuckE. Glad to see another fellow Filter fan desire to see some "maturity" in the game. Good point referring to the gross pay and and the fact they are adult men. In my opinion, these incidents should be embarassing for the players and fans.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 10:33 PM on May 18
Suspend him for the rest of the play-offs. Same for anyone else who loses there temper on the court with this sort of impish behavior.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 08:05 PM on May 18
What's Wallace have to say now? Go Cavs
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 08:07 AM on May 18
juggygails hats off to you. Sorry about the double post my fault. I was just crazy buzzed about the Cavs winning! I'll get Wallace a tissue. Take care.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 09:01 PM on May 17
grum@work, In the article LaRoche sais ADD had nothing to do with the blunder. So how is it that he couldn't have just been lazy on that play. The article did say his easy does it to the bag was his normal routine. So was he disorganized or being lazy?
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 12:40 PM on May 17
I hope he chokes on Jame's snake again, that was great. Don't talk with your mouth full.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 02:41 PM on May 16
Great role model, plalyer and community orientated man. The NFL could use as many Flutie's as it can get. What an accomplished and determined man.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 01:23 PM on May 15
What an idiot! On Mother's Day, he is busted with five pounds of drugs, what a son. I hope they lock that suspected criminal up. Its not like he had to pay for college. Sounds like he should have been studying since it is explicit he can't do perform that correctly either. The Rose Bowl was a thriller but this is a killer. Get a good lawyer.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 06:20 PM on May 14
Wish the story had some more details. For example what was Francis doing out at 3:30 am riding around? Or was his death provoked? Either way that's too bad. The hyperlink to his stats is worth checking out. At 5'11 it seemed as though he was beating the length diversity for a modern basketball player. Terrible deal, hope they catch the suspect.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 04:47 PM on May 13
Great article, nice portrait of a human being. I knew relatively nothing about Patterson until yesterday except for the name. What it must have been like to compete in the Olympics and win gold less than 7 years after WWII. Inspirational article, great post.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 10:25 PM on May 11
Suspend the imp for life.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 10:31 PM on May 09
Maybe next year kobe if you stay out of trouble.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 01:51 PM on May 09
No roids for Ruth.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 05:03 PM on May 04
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 10:11 AM on May 04
Dyams, you are telling it like it is. Nice point about the armor restriction and the thick skinned remark. These guys are making the big bucks and should be able to take some trash talk w/ throwing wetting thier pants.
posted by T$PORT4lawschool at 09:39 PM on May 03
Copyright © 2013 SportsFilterAll posts and comments are © their original authors.