Sosa was offered by a SI writer to take a drug test in a very public way in chicago while he was with the cubs. He refused. Steroids/ HGH were found in his car. His best friend on the team, a utility IF took the blame. He is a guy who never lifted weights during his career. Look at the way his body changed from when he was a member of the white soxs to the cubs. In the senate hearings he claimed he didn't understand the questions because of his inability to understand english. That ruined any credibility he had left. In chicago there isn't any doubt that sammy sosa took steroids.
posted by whodat at 10:13 AM on May 21
Pedro Martinez HOF?
posted by whodat at 01:57 AM on May 21
I love the fact that cubnation wants this owner. Hopefully this talk will finally die out. Mark Cuban's track record shows that he is all talk and no results. Have fun hangin at courtside loser!
posted by whodat at 02:04 AM on May 01
I really love this post. Has frank gotten a hit yet for the A's. More importantly has frank pissed anyone off yet in Oakland?
posted by whodat at 02:20 AM on April 26
You guys are the best.
posted by whodat at 01:28 AM on April 23
Noone ever wanted frank to lay a bunt but hit the ball to the right side to advance the runner. Frank always reported late to spring training because of not recieving more money. The point of frank not talking to the press results is essentially not talking to the fans. The press was the only means for the fans to recieve info back then. Remember Frank was "suppose" to be a leader of the team. Frank always cared about his stats rather then team success. Sounds familar toronto? FYI Frank did sell his contract- very similar to the way David Bowie did in mid 90's. He blew it on a recording studio and a messy financial settlement with former wife. Dont forgot frank getting tossed out of game after hitting 500th hr. All this equals JACKOFF.
posted by whodat at 12:55 PM on April 22
Lets see what makes Frank one of the games biggest jack-offs. Always trying to hit a hr instead of moving the runner to the next base. Always asking for more money after he signed a contract. Threating not to report on time because he didnt recieve more money. Refusing to talk to the press because he didnt recieve more money. Trash talking soxs after because of not recieving more money. Going BK because of selling his contract on the open market. I will bow to anyone in chicago ( white sox fan ) who tries to tell me that frank WASNT a jackoff while with the soxs. Vote for Dale Murphy if you want a 2 time mvp in the HOF. At least he was a class act.
posted by whodat at 01:32 AM on April 22
Frank Thomas in the HOF? Always has been a tough question to answer. Granted his first seven years were the best ever. Is that enough to get in? He seems not to get along with anyone. He prefers his stats over team succcess. Cant play the field. I believe it will be a very tough call. Being one of the games biggest jack-offs does not help.
posted by whodat at 01:04 PM on April 21
I have a 11 year boy who tells that that playing football makes a person stupid. Even though I played for 10 years, it is tough for me to disagree. Sadly.
posted by whodat at 02:09 AM on April 05
two comments: -Bill B walking off the field with 1 sec left on the clock is one of the most gutless things I have ever seen in sports. I have seen players do it but never a coach. Burn in hell Bill. - I watched Archie Manning play for the Saints for a number of years. He got his ass kicked for some of the worst team ever put together in NFL history. Archie was one of the best QBs ever to play that noone ever noticed. Truly what goes around comes around.
posted by whodat at 12:27 AM on February 04
John Paxson- GM Bulls. The clock starts ticking for your dismissal.
posted by whodat at 09:54 AM on February 02
Good call justgary. Santana's numbers did fade if I remember correctly as the season progressed. Maybe he will be like Ted Lily who switched leagues and had a good season with the cubs. Twins pitching depth isn't as rich with the number of injuries they had during last last season.
posted by whodat at 12:27 AM on January 30
The cubs last year had one of the highest payrolls in MLB. It is not a question about them spending money. Perhaps Cuban should buy the cubs because his mavs are the biggest chockers in the NBA. Call me when he finally wins something.
posted by whodat at 11:55 PM on January 22
I can tell you why LT didn't care about the game. It was reported last week in Chicago that LT turned down offers to go back into the game after being cleared by medical staff. I believe after last week conversation on tv that i saw with rivers that he is the biggest jackoff in sports today.
posted by whodat at 02:20 AM on January 21
In my opinion, Atlanta has some of the best clubs in America. Anyone that says otherwise has never been there.
posted by whodat at 12:18 AM on January 16
Go back and look at how The Danny's team signed veterans with Norv Turner and Steve Spurrier. Do you really think things have stayed the same? Having Brunell, Daniels, Collins, and Randle El on the roster does not help your case. That being said, you are correct that the current rooster is younger then the previous coaches.
posted by whodat at 01:09 AM on January 10
Spending money on shitty, over-the-hill, over-priced talent isn't helpful, especially when it comes at a cost of developing young players to be the nucleus of a team for years to come. I believe that is the redskins mode of operation the last few years.
posted by whodat at 07:35 AM on January 09
JC salary cap handicaps? Synder has always spent money where people were afraid to go. Some team don't even approach the cap limit while the skins were always at the top. Gibbs has/does prefer vets over rookies. Hence always trading away picks for players. There were has beens and never weres on his coaching staff when he came back. If the NFC wasn't in such poor shape he never would have made the playoffs. Clearily the game has passed him by. He is smart enough to realize it
posted by whodat at 01:56 AM on January 09
The arguement for a team to play at OSU gets destroyed by the loss to the ILL. Easily the best game would have been LSU-USC. Georgia-OSU would have been a good match-up for third and forth place. OMG who the hell did kansas or missou play to warrent any discussion of top five. A top four playoff is all that is needed. That would keep the bowls happy.
posted by whodat at 01:41 AM on January 09
the oddmakers had the cubs favorites to win the series. Arizona was favorite to win only game 1.
posted by whodat at 01:55 AM on October 09
Dusty Baker should NOT be mentioned as a possible replacement.
posted by whodat at 01:01 AM on October 09
I live in Chicago. Anyone actually talking to Chad Hutchinson should remember that his short lived career was well short lived. Sorry.
posted by whodat at 01:49 AM on October 08
this was the first of many chokes that dusty had in his career.n Dusty we trusty.
posted by whodat at 02:12 AM on October 06
Was scottie pippen great because of MJ is one of the great bar arguements in chicago history. MJ's abilty allowed pippen to cheat on defense. MJ would have made glenn rice or even steve smith apart of the NBA top 50 in my opinion. I have seen guys get into blows because of this subject of pippen's ability. His play for Houston w/o MJ is what you get with this joker.
posted by whodat at 09:00 PM on February 17
Does Norm Cash count?
posted by whodat at 06:43 PM on December 07
I have seen a lot of bad teams. I saw the lions play the bears last year. I thought that was the worst team I ever saw. This years lions team was a joke. Actually Kitna played a decent game. I have never seen so many flags on one team in my life. It that a sign of poor coaching? Bad draft picks? I ca tell you that the lions will be bad for a lond time
posted by whodat at 08:38 PM on September 18
This talk makes me laugh. The white sox odd man out? Yankees have more talent then everybody else? The mighty white soxs are the team to beat. Their pitching will come around. They have the best five plus one starter in the major leagues. Their 3-4-5-6 hitters are simply powerful. The Al east will have one team in post season and they won't last long. We will see how the tigers finish. But the defending world series champions are the Chicago White Soxs. They are the team to beat.
posted by whodat at 01:18 AM on July 31
Last time I saw Clemons, he just got rocked by the white soxs. He claimed it was hamstring. Sadly it will not be a happy ending for Roger except when he cashes his checks.
posted by whodat at 07:48 PM on May 30
The macho man stole Elizabeth back in the mid-south league(new orleans based).This was around the mid 80's.
posted by whodat at 06:44 AM on May 25
The DDT is one of the greatest moves of all of time. Anyone who did not witness this move is in the heat of a match, clearly has missed out. God bless Jake the Snake and his hot sidekick Elizabeth.
posted by whodat at 10:39 PM on May 24
After several incidents in the past two years, it is clear Barrett has an anger-mangement issue. However you would never notice when he talks on the local sports radio stations. I watched the braves in the late 80's go through some god awful years. They had some young players(Glavine,Smoltz) so you had a feeling things would get better. The cubs should be ashamed of the level of this team. Spending 90 millions dollars on this crap is embarrassing. Even for this soxs fan.
posted by whodat at 09:50 PM on May 21
Sorry been watching the cubs lately
posted by whodat at 09:31 PM on May 14
I would love to see Thomas as a head coach. He would destroy what is left of team. Isn't he still under investigation for sexual harresment? I would love to see the knicks fire Brown.Who would they hire? I tell you. Jack Shit--- That's Who.
posted by whodat at 07:58 PM on May 14
I would put joey's football ability right up there with cade mcnown. How anyone could possible think this guy has one ounce of talent is beyond me. I really have got to question Saban on this move. Even with just giving up a 6th round pick or possible 5th.
posted by whodat at 10:35 PM on May 12
My last fond memory of Roger will be of him getting shelled by the noble white sox. Then he, of course blamed his hamstring. Go Go Roger and don't let the door hit you on your way out.
posted by whodat at 09:40 PM on May 11
Didn't i see i-ants get smoked in the playoffs. Did they get a new qb i didn't hear about? The road to the super bowl goes through chicago. Bet on it.
posted by whodat at 08:50 PM on April 22
if we can't talk about phil being a choker --- how bout we talk about his man-boobs?
posted by whodat at 11:35 PM on April 09
guys if i hear joey isn't to blame one more time, i will throw up. i don't care that matt millen sucks. joey is the one that throws into triple coverage. joey is the one that can't throw into the flat. joey is the one that leads his wr too far so they get crushed. if denver can't even turn the career of jake plummer around then joey will suck FOREVER.
posted by whodat at 08:37 PM on March 21
being an old saints fan, i have never seen a team in such disarray then the det lions. they suck and will suck for quite a long time. i saw joey play in chicago last year and he's brutal. can't throw. can't run. what is he actually good for? kyle orten is better then this guy. that statement is a sad commentary for joey.
posted by whodat at 10:06 PM on March 20
Maybe I am old school. I believe that if a player, coach, or owner is currently in the game, they shouldn't bet on it. Granted baseball is a lot different in many ways today but should't we try to have a basic code of honor. Maybe if pete had admitted to his past.He asked for forgiveness, we would be talking about HOF. He always can across as a cheap conman
posted by whodat at 05:49 PM on February 28
i thought the seahawks made big plays but the refs kept calling them back. i didn't notice but did pitt have a holding penalty on off all game. i figure since there is one on every play they might have one or two. NFL games aren't fixed but there no doubt that the refs can play havoc with the games
posted by whodat at 10:27 PM on February 06
it is easy to choke when you have the refs hands around your neck. i glad pitt won so ben can shave that ugly ass beard he has. looks like kyle orten
posted by whodat at 10:03 PM on February 06
mark of a great team is one that plays like crap and still win. pitt played like crap.
posted by whodat at 09:52 PM on February 06
i believe that the steelers would win win 9 out of 10 times they played however there are some things that i would like to see: 1) where were ben's feet when he threw that long pass to ward. they had to be a better shot then the one they showed on abc. 2) the seahawks completed a pass to pitt 1 yard line. the play was called back. why.the replay that that i saw-- the pitt guy jumped offside. the holding penalty was really really - lets say brutal. 3) i am still waiting for ben to score. what was the ref looking at. at first he was going to mark the ball. then he raised his hands. what did he see. sadly to say the refs had a bigger impact on the game then any of the players.
posted by whodat at 09:36 PM on February 06
I would find it offensive what bluekarma wrote if it wasn't for the fact that the NFL has found it necessary for minority candidates has to be interviewed.Should't the owner decide who he should talked to. As a bear season ticketholder---- i thought dennis green would have been a better choice then lovie. i am happy that i was wrong. i am torn through between 12-4 in the nfc north or 9-7 in the afc east. who did saban have to work with. crap, crap i tell you.
posted by whodat at 12:26 AM on January 08
Any coach with a half a brain would not take the saints job. Maybe that fits martz.
posted by whodat at 10:13 PM on January 06
The bears defense finished 12th because they pulled their starters in the last three games. brian won it because the defense played well together. the line made it possible for lach to make plays. there is noone in football he can't run down. just wait --- all 11 def players are signed for next year. could be a good thing for farve to retire.
posted by whodat at 07:36 PM on January 06
the is fact is that the NFL loves having the super bowl in new orleans If they (the NFL) can figure a way to accomplish this, color the saints gone.
posted by whodat at 06:10 PM on December 30
the best starting five in baseball. who are you crappin?! if they can win their own division--- this would be a feat. the white soxs have the best rotation in major leagues period. followed by a couple yes a couple great closers. hey if you jay fans want to dream, that's nice. but the soxs are living the dream. get over yourselves
posted by whodat at 11:34 PM on December 27
Farnsworth used to pass out in the locker room in the cubs clubhouse during rain delays. I used to see him out all night before day games. What till he blows another save opportunity and watch the melt down. He won't finish the contract . The fans will run him out. This will be entertaining to watch. Like wily coyote and the acme bomb. It is just a matter of time. Bet on it.
posted by whodat at 04:26 PM on December 02
Mike Brown can knock the snot out of people. I think he could start. Also keep in mind that chico has only put in 50% of the playbook. The current bears haven't blitz the lbs yet because the front four have been doing such great job. I also believe that the current bears are deeper. I saw the 85 bears in nola. I can tell you that i have never seen an opposition team in such fear and state of panic. I don't believe that the current team is feared --- yet.
posted by whodat at 04:15 PM on December 02
Is the lion's ownership any worse then the cerdinals, bears, saints, and bengals? True the lions have only won ONE playoff game since 1959 but the bidwells have got to be the worst in the history of the game.
posted by whodat at 07:33 PM on November 28
The Bears reminds me of another Chicago team. Can you say Chicago White Sox? The breaks are going their way.I rather be lucky then good.Granted it is a fourth place schedule but you still have to beat the teams. This team is very deep in all positions. Noone has a faster or stronger defense. They are always knocking people out of the game. A good running game. A quarterback who is getting better every week. This season ticket holder is starting to get excited about ---PLAYOFFS---!!!! Big game tonite GB-Minn.
posted by whodat at 02:26 PM on November 21
McNabb went to Mt Carmal HS in Chicago. Raised by good parents, who clearly taught him how to act. That being said. He is the most overrated QB I have ever seen. A great defense, good RBs, and decent WRs. These are the reasons why McNabb is even talked about. That and the oblivious east coast bias ESPN has. Steve McNair and Donovan McNabb are the same damn player.
posted by whodat at 08:35 PM on November 17
It's clear bensen wanted to move the saints to san antonio. The NFL just nixed that idea. My hunch is that the NFL buys him out at a fair price. Then turns around to sell the team to a LA buyer. It's also clear that NO can no longer support the team. I have never seen death valley in baton rouge so empty then last week when saints played the bears.
posted by whodat at 04:22 PM on November 11
nice guy??? might be a cool guy???? Is this the same frank thomas that i know. frank is a big time JAG-OFF. anyone that has lived in chicago in the last ten years knows that. he has treated everyone like crap. never wanted to play the field. always moaning about the contract that he signed. that being said--- it will be a close vote into the HOF. one of the best hitters that i have ever seen
posted by whodat at 09:57 PM on November 05
With what money will they build a stadium with. As a matter of fact who is they? Nola does't have a pot to piss in. I can't imagine the locals will want to spend hundreds of millions for a building that is used 10 days a year. Tulane can play at the city park stadium. Taglibue and owners love having the super bowl there. That is the only reason why NFL wants a team there.
posted by whodat at 08:58 PM on November 04
Torre is out by all-star break if he is not in first place. Don't you think george will be tired of paying all that money with no results? Bowa comes in to knock some heads together. It seems like joe doesn't care anymore.
posted by whodat at 06:15 PM on November 02
red sox have a farm system? a "valuable" feeder system. surely you jest! free agents signings and trades are what brought this team to the playoffs. give me that payroll and see what i do. or better yet what you can do. granted nice run but toronto and balt can make anyone look better then they are. 31 year old cry baby is what boston lost
posted by whodat at 10:20 PM on October 31
who is kidding who. this kid was at the right place at the right time. the candle burns brightest before it goes out. the sox have no starters and closer. if this kid is half is bright as everyone says he is, he had to realize his team will suck next year.
posted by whodat at 07:24 PM on October 31
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