Tampa Bay got a team? When? What???? OH WAIT...You mean the Devil Rays.....I thought we were talking professionals....
posted by sinisterfoot at 08:11 AM on November 23
Excellent point brought up there...I love the idea of three pts for a win and zip for the loss (even though the Bruins are tying, then losing every time they hit the ice lately)....it brings importance back into a win, and makes the win that much more valuable in the end of season playoff runs....
posted by sinisterfoot at 10:25 AM on November 15
Sox fans don't....thats for sure....
posted by sinisterfoot at 03:04 PM on November 14
Not a real big surprise....Papi is a DH mostly...the Rodney Dangerfields of baseball....sure, they can give you a smile here and there, make U laugh, but if you cannot be used in the field on an everyday basis.... (Although - I find it hard to believe he would do worse than Manny playing the field, but maybe thats just me....)
posted by sinisterfoot at 01:50 PM on November 14
U mean there is a good side to Rhymin Man Jessie???? I must have missed it in between all of his holier than thou speeches and runs for Presidency....
posted by sinisterfoot at 11:11 AM on November 14
and is it possible for Jessie to look stupider? I wonder......
posted by sinisterfoot at 11:05 AM on November 14
No....Jessie should just shut the hell up actually....he isn't helping ANYONE anymore, let alone TO....I mean, come ON!!! What is he gonna do? Give TO some rhymes to go with his touchdown celebrations? Tell him to let God into his life, so he can whip out a bible for his NEXT touchdown celebration? (wonder what the fine would be on THAT little stunt....) Perhaps I am just harsh...but DAMN....Enough T.O. already...he is done, let him BE DONE till next year....
Tedy Bruschi....just for having the fortitude to get back out there and help his struggling team...now THERE is a sportsman.....
posted by sinisterfoot at 09:10 AM on November 14
posted by sinisterfoot at 01:36 PM on November 11
My point about him ducking Rahman was because (if I remember correctly) this is his THIRD time to back out of a fight with him, second at the very least...and can ANYONE name ANYONE other than Lewis and Byrd that Klitchko has fought? I can't...not a one... OH WAIT ... did that amazing talent Corrie Sanders, did Vitali fight him, or was that his brother???
posted by sinisterfoot at 11:01 AM on November 11
Personally - I would like to see a combo of ALL sports combined...Now THERE is an idea....Ice Hockey-base-ket-foot ball....with MINE FIELDS AND EXPLODING UMPIRES..... OK sorry...off topic there...but, shouldn't news stories contain some actual story? Who DOESN'T know the NFL wants a team in LA??? He has practically TATTOOED it on his forhead for the last three years now...but no one comes close to a package that will please him (See TEXANS deal...$1B)...seems to me without a BILLION dollar package, it is all fluff....
posted by sinisterfoot at 08:51 AM on November 11
He will fight again...he is just ducking Rahman for whatever reason....He has been avoiding him like the plague
posted by sinisterfoot at 06:07 AM on November 11
Hey...I got the title for that show...how about "Lifestyles of the Sick and Brainless"???
posted by sinisterfoot at 03:15 PM on November 10
WOW - yerfatma....I had forgotten that one!!!!! Awesome reference!!!!!
posted by sinisterfoot at 01:44 PM on November 09
It's OK....I am a jackass all day long....most of the night too...lmao!!
posted by sinisterfoot at 10:58 AM on November 09
But....you are talking about a total class act when you talk about the Kraft family...the Brits will be lucky to have the Krafts as owners.....these are REAL fans, who will do a great job in restructuring, and bringing in a TEAM philosophy....
posted by sinisterfoot at 10:06 AM on November 09
posted by sinisterfoot at 08:50 AM on November 09
Why is it that these guys are always sleeping when there are machetti's and firearms involved at their houses....they miss all the fun!!
posted by sinisterfoot at 10:27 AM on November 08
uhmmmm....no...sorry bout that!!
posted by sinisterfoot at 02:20 PM on November 07
I bet 2 to 1 odds his dad knew about it too.... ooops!!
posted by sinisterfoot at 01:58 PM on November 07
Anyone remember Lyndon Byers from the Bruins? Now THAT dude could swing a fist if I ever saw one
posted by sinisterfoot at 11:00 AM on November 04
Damn....I PLAY Frank Zappa material, and I cannot even find the humor...it is more embarrasing to me than anything else...oh well...guess I am the minority (HAHAHAHA - A F. Zappa fan being a minority...what a concept)...
posted by sinisterfoot at 03:03 PM on October 27
No...Shatner DID do spoken word versions with some musicians...to call it "incredible" is like calling Donald Fehr a genious....it ain't happenin folks....
posted by sinisterfoot at 11:08 AM on October 27
take it from a musician....they should never allow that song to be played....anywhere....ever...for any reason....in fact, it is recordings like this (and Shatner doing ANYTHING vocally) that make me cringe. Just because you are famous does NOT make U a musician!!!
posted by sinisterfoot at 10:13 AM on October 27
1 coach (ok GREAT coach) PLUS 1 great player MINUS Shaq DIVIDED BY Sterns new dress code = Miami Heat winning it all....(even though I am a Celtics fan) now THAT should be it
posted by sinisterfoot at 02:11 PM on October 26
BRAVO HAL!!!!!! Enough said there!!!
posted by sinisterfoot at 07:28 AM on October 17
Who hasn't lost a loved one and still had to on to do a job? It is sad he lost someone, but....a poor performance over an entire postseason? It was the NY pressure that got to him....nothing more....
posted by sinisterfoot at 07:24 AM on October 17
WOW - took all three of em to screw that up huh? Three guys against ONE LITTLE CHEERLEADER.....GOOD FOR HER - glad she is safe!!! Which one got shot? Was it Moe, Larry or Schemp? (Curly was much too cool for that nonsense)
posted by sinisterfoot at 01:20 PM on October 14
".....and stop calling me Shirley"
posted by sinisterfoot at 01:16 PM on October 14
Mark my words. (szot) I agree fully...(can U hear the violins in the background while he spews this crap?) - this is the same guy who would chop block his grandma, then spit in her face, and now he will portray himself as the "poor victim" who only did what he thought he had to do, etc etc etc....BS - there are PLENTY of guys who just plain WORK HARD to do their jobs, and not grab the easiest road available to cash in.....
posted by sinisterfoot at 09:28 AM on October 14
The lyrics to Frank Zappa's "Dumb All Over" - check it out - he was right......we are DUMB ALL OVER if we base our laws on religion - that is called FACISISM...and Reagan really got the ball rolling.....followed by poppa Bush......
posted by sinisterfoot at 03:01 PM on October 12
"You can't run a country by a book of religion, not by a heap, or a lump, or a smidgeon of foolish rules of ancient date, designed to make you all FEEL GREAT, while we fold, spindle, and mutilate those unbelievers from a neighboring state"
posted by sinisterfoot at 02:10 PM on October 12
I wasn't aware there were rules to debauchery.....HMMMMM, and all this time I have probably been doing it wrong!!!
posted by sinisterfoot at 10:29 AM on October 12
If he had showed that kind of effort beforehand - we would have never traded him!!!!!
posted by sinisterfoot at 09:13 AM on October 12
Only $300 mil? Are you SURE???? I hear Manny may want a trade again......
posted by sinisterfoot at 08:06 AM on October 11
HEY - so what if I was winded after driving to the top...the air is really really thin up there!!! In all seriousness - is he really the first? You would have thought SOMEONE else would have done it before now, although the weather really is horrendous up there.....
posted by sinisterfoot at 01:47 PM on October 10
I wonder if Steinbrenner would have signed Zappa...or Beefheart for that matter.....Beefheart would have a different type of slider than seen before in the Major leagues.....that much is certain!! (OK Yankees fans...lemme have it - I deserve it)
posted by sinisterfoot at 01:40 PM on October 10
You mean Steve Martin right? No...it is actually from a Frank Zappa tune...we are a Frank Zappa cover band - but I did always appreciate the Martin bit as well...LMAO!!!
posted by sinisterfoot at 12:32 PM on October 10
It's short for Sinister Footware - the name of my band...and THANKS!!
posted by sinisterfoot at 11:06 AM on October 10
"Simply overpaying guys doesn't gaurantee success...look at the NY Rangers of the past 10 years..." True - and look where hockey ended up..... I DO agree with MOST of what everyone says about the Yankees - even though I am a Sox fan...but I DO feel that they are creating a competition problem for small market teams...if a small market team is lucky enough to get a young guy who performes well, he is gone as soon as he hits free agent status - then subsequently overpaid by the teams (not JUST Yankees...) who are in the running for playoffs....I just think it is time for some effective revenue sharing in baseball....like football, it should be a competition, not a spending spree....and everyone should have the same amounts to spend on their team (whether or not the owners WILL actually spend it is their OWN choice) it will show the fans who is SERIOUS about winning, and who just wants to be profitable team....
posted by sinisterfoot at 10:44 AM on October 10
"they go way overboard and pay a player way too much and he under performs, but who was hurt more, the Yankees or baseball? " How does this NOT hurt baseball overall? They are inflating salaries for EACH instance that they overpay someone....it is a chain reaction - pay a pitcher with 20 wins last year TWICE what he is worth, and the next 20 game winner asks for THAT, plus a few....and so on and so on and so on....I truly don't mean to offend, and perhaps I just don't know enough on the subject, but seems like Steinbrenner has created a spending MONSTER, and for a team to compete, they have to do the same....
posted by sinisterfoot at 09:38 AM on October 10
but - it shouldn't be about who can spend the most either....just my humble opinion, but I think baseball NEEDS a salary cap system that WORKS - so a small market team can develope their young guys, and still be able to grab a free agent here and there to help out....if things continue status quo - it will only be the richest teams at the end of the year...
posted by sinisterfoot at 08:20 AM on October 10
posted by sinisterfoot at 08:13 AM on October 10
Yes - I dislike the Yankees (I am from Boston, it is the LAW), but - I would just rather see the White Sox pull one out this year...the Yankees have won enough WS, and mostly - it was due to them being able to BUY the best players...to me, they (and the Red Sox for that matter) need to look at how THEIR payroll effects how other teams can (or CAN'T) compete with them....and I think Chicago needs a break after having their Cubs come so close, to be spoiled by some dingbat grabbing a foul ball...
posted by sinisterfoot at 07:30 AM on October 10
Gotta pull for the White Sox now that the Red Sox are out...then, maybe NEXT year....Chicago Cubs? HAHAHHHAHAHA - sorry - I will stick to SERIOUS discussion....
posted by sinisterfoot at 06:17 AM on October 10
I say....leave it as an option....like they USED to do with helmets....if some nut wants to skate around with an exposed cranium - let him!!! Yeah - stinks if he skates for your team and gets hurt - but, this is all a part of it....I think the goalies SHOULD have to wear them (I am not THAT crazy) but - I think back to Craig Mactavish a few years back....he was the last without a helmet, and I don't recall any concussions or headache issues with him - perhaps the helmet gives these guys a little too much sense of security???
posted by sinisterfoot at 11:19 AM on October 07
Did you ever notice all the REAL good rivalries involve Boston? You got The Yankes/Sox - Celtics/Lakers - Bruins/Canadians - and Patriots/everyone else in the NFL....seems like a trend.....
posted by sinisterfoot at 02:00 PM on October 05
It takes three....bats were dead yesterday - perhaps today we can get something going.....Wells has looked good as of late too....
posted by sinisterfoot at 08:42 AM on October 05
The ONLY sure bet to be in the Cup Finals would be the refs....Looking back, how many #1 seeds have one it in the last 20 years or so? Probably not a whole lot....(just a guess...I am SURE someone has the stats out there)
posted by sinisterfoot at 02:02 PM on October 04
WOW....Who is sponsering this? The creators of South Park, or is it Celebrity Death Match??? Either way, we cannot seem to keep Nascar guys from freaking out on one another....so lets add MORE speed and ALTITUDE to the equation....
posted by sinisterfoot at 11:18 AM on October 04
OH YEAH - numbers were based 20,000 seat arena...
posted by sinisterfoot at 12:25 PM on September 30
Just some quick math here... $20,500,000.00 = 41 games @ $25.00 per seat (which, at least in Boston, doesn't even GET YOU IN THE RINK) in JUST TICKETS ALONE... Not included: Parking, Merchandising, TV contracts, OR Concessions Now - how in the hell can these owners be claiming all the losses that they do. WE SEE THE GAMES....WE SEE THE SEATS BEING FILLED MOST OF THE TIME....WE SEE THE $10 BAGS OF POPCORN SCATTERED ON THE FLOOR AFTER THE GAME.....WE PAY THE $40 PARKING TO SEE OUR TEAM PLAY..... Lost revenue my ass......
posted by sinisterfoot at 12:24 PM on September 30
$10 in Boston will get you a small bag of popcorn, and one single ply tissue to plug your nose from bleeding due to the elevation change to get to your seat....
posted by sinisterfoot at 11:04 AM on September 30
The argument from the Players Union is that the owners have not lost nearly as much as they claim they have - are these losses as in "It took me $100 mil to field a team, and took in only $75 mil" or "I expected to make $150 mil in profits, but only made $75 mil - so therefore, I lost $75 mil"???? Being from Boston, where a $30 seat is WAY up high, in the corners....and still selling out the majority of games....one wonders just how much a team could actually "lose"
posted by sinisterfoot at 10:37 AM on September 30
Is he the wookie of the year? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH
posted by sinisterfoot at 08:37 AM on September 30
Did anyone notice just how CALM Boston was after the Sox won? I mean - being a MASSHOLE myself, I was expecting BIG TIME RIOTS....and was pleasantly surprised by the lack of it here at home.... Save the Riots for IMPORTANT stuff....sports are for FUN
posted by sinisterfoot at 11:03 AM on September 28
DIFFERENT YES...but, I don't see them falling to pieces either....just simply play to Cassell or Fluties strengths, cover their weaknesses (ever see Brady throw an ACCURATE deep ball? - Me either....the recievers get TO the ball, not the ball getting to the reciever)....just like they have done defensively for two+ years.....
posted by sinisterfoot at 10:11 AM on September 28
at this pont, I will take it!!!
posted by sinisterfoot at 09:18 AM on September 28
is that not the FUNNIEST stat ever? I wonder what will happen when the BRUINS win the cup this year!!
posted by sinisterfoot at 09:08 AM on September 28
OK - I have watched quietly for a while to these posts, but fely COMPELLED to chime in here for this one....The Pats success is NOT due to Brady, but to a TEAM concept, take a look at his #'s....CLOSELY - U will see he is a decent QB...it is the TEAM that surrounds him that makes him special. For THAT, you need a good management, scouting, and TEACHERS of the scheme...while I give him ALL THE CREDIT HE DESERVES (Pats fan for life), I also know that the defense had not only got them to their first SB, it won it for them too...
posted by sinisterfoot at 08:54 AM on September 28
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