Recent Comments by sgtcookzane

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

I wonder if Crabtree would have made a play on that 4th down in the SB if Flacco would still be the highest paid player....hhhmmmm

posted by sgtcookzane at 12:50 PM on March 02

Romo, Cowboys Toss Away Opportunity

Cowboys non-existent defense

Say what you would like about the defense, but they did put Romo and Co. in prime position to win their way into the playoffs with 3 minutes to go. I'm not here to argue for Ryan, but I will say that Ryan's defense was absolutely ripped apart by injuries. I'm sure that its hard to do the things you want to as a defensive coordinator with only a handful of your original starters. Not to mention that the starters that were left were a shell of themselves at this point.

posted by sgtcookzane at 07:27 PM on January 01

SportsFilter: The Tuesday Huddle

Adrian Peterson holds the single game rushing record and nearly reached Dickerson's season record. AD is on pace for a much bigger impact in the record book. I'm not suggesting AD will break the all time rushing record, but here's some numbers for ya.

So far in AD's 6 year career:

1754 Rush attempts 8849 Rush yards AVG 5.0

Emmitt Smith:

2007 Rush attempts 8956 Rush yards AVG 4.4

Barry Sanders:

1763 Rush attempts 8677 Rush yards AVG 4.9

posted by sgtcookzane at 12:09 PM on January 01

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

That's interesting. Three Heisman winning quarterbacks played in the same NFL game. So much hardware, so little NFL success.

posted by sgtcookzane at 09:05 PM on December 23

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

Is Baylor a powerhouse

Baylor is no power house. But a top 5 offensive team in points per game and yards per game. It's very tough to go undefeated. Ask the other 119 teams. This just proves what we already know about college football. It is a broken system. If Notre Dame loses next week it will probably be another all SEC Natl title game. Then for two years in a row, we won't find out if SEC is the best. Voters have their mouth full of SEC &*#%.

posted by sgtcookzane at 05:00 PM on November 18

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

These other pretenders just can't handle it.

So by your logic, losing your first game of the season against a tough conference opponent (at least Stanford is not a bad team) this makes you a pretender? So does that make every single team in the SEC a pretender? I am confused.

posted by sgtcookzane at 12:30 PM on November 18

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

This guy won the fight

And it was not close. Go figure.

I'm not sure we need to go straight to a GSP-Anderson Silva fight

I'm not sure we will ever see this fight.

posted by sgtcookzane at 12:25 PM on November 18

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

I never really got caught up into the 'my conference is better than yours'. If you're a Kentucky fan and you are bragging that SEC has won the last 6 or 7 Nat'l Titles that's kind of lame. It's like saying I just got kicked in the nuts by Chuck Norris, but it was awesome because it was Chuck. Since my alma is Okla U, this does feel kinda sweet seeing ATM beat the best of the SEC.

One last thought....this is absolutely a different A&M team then the Big XII seen last year. The odd thing is, A&M lost a first round QB and are doing this with a gamer in freshman Johnny Football. Sumlin is a football coach. Oh, and West Virginia.....Welcome to the Big XII


(I've been gone from SPOFI for a while....kind of.....whats up with the link on Chuck Norris?....payin bills?)

posted by sgtcookzane at 11:58 PM on November 10

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

I'm sure there are still plenty of borderline delusional SEC fans that are going to be convinced that a 1 loss SEC team deserves a spot in the NC game this year. That is if one of the other three undefeated teams stay undefeated.

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:44 PM on November 10

Could Alabama beat an NFL team?

Any NFL team could let the Tide start in the redzone on every possession and still win. I guess it's like a winning the lottery fantasy. It's fun to think about. But in all reality, it is not going to happen.

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:31 PM on November 02

Lakers to Get Howard, Lose Bynum in Four-Team Trade

Which of the Lakers can guard Westbrook? Durant? Harden?

Exactly...I think media and fans alike are overreacting to this. You could make an argument that Bynum is the second best center in the league so they are improving at that position. But they are only improving physically. Against OKC in the playoffs, Bynum was shooting around .900 at the free throw line, Howard cannot and will not match that. Both Bynam and Howard are no where strong enough mentally. While Howard is the best low post defender, he is still a liability in offense. Lakers can benefit with the pick n roll with Nash, but Nash AND Kobe are in the twilight of their careers and we are back to a normal regular season. They are still chasing OKC and will be for the years to come.

posted by sgtcookzane at 11:41 PM on August 10

SportsFilter: The Tuesday Huddle

In my opinion...the Thunder caught a break today with Brooklyn signing their guy.

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:59 PM on July 03

World Peace Ejected for Vicious Elbow

I suppose my sarcasm radar needs calibration. In all seriousness, lets hope for the sake of competition Harden will be full strength for the playoffs.

posted by sgtcookzane at 11:09 AM on April 23

World Peace Ejected for Vicious Elbow

Harden clearly flopped.

Lets let Artest put an elbow in your head and see you flop about.

posted by sgtcookzane at 08:18 AM on April 23

Report: Raiders Trading First-Round Pick for Carson Palmer

Is Palmer even in football shape and can they install a game plan for Sunday?

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:02 PM on October 18

Pryor included in NFL draft, must sit out 5 games

Pryor is being suspended for more games than actual NFL players that were suspended for getting arrested or caught using illegal substances.

You forgot to include allegedly raping women.

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:27 PM on August 19

And so he leaves...

He didn't look half bad on this play as a WR.

posted by sgtcookzane at 08:56 PM on June 07

Giants' Rolle: Booing Us at Home is Like Booing Soldiers

No, they aren't? Really? I joined the Army not for college, not for travel but to serve my country. I realize people have their opinions on the war on terrorism and Operation Iraqi Freedom. But when I come across people like you who take their quality of life for granted I second guess what I fight for. People like you will never get it.

posted by sgtcookzane at 06:50 PM on December 04

Giants' Rolle: Booing Us at Home is Like Booing Soldiers

He's kind of right, though: war to Americans is just one big football game. They don't care if it's unjust, or a waste of taxpayer dollars such that their children's children will have a poorer quality of life because of it, or even if "our brave men and women" are killers of innocents or torturers of children.

I think you miss the bigger picture here. Just or unjust our troops are securing your sorry ass' children's children futures even if the deficit is going to suffer from it. If you had any idea of what our soldiers are going through you could appreciate "our brave men and women".

worthless

posted by sgtcookzane at 09:13 AM on December 04

Giants' Rolle: Booing Us at Home is Like Booing Soldiers

Absolute fucking ignorance.

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:14 PM on December 03

NCAA rules Newton eligible to play

Wasn't one of the reasons why Reggie Bush was ineligible was because his parents were accepting benifits? (Among other violations)

posted by sgtcookzane at 08:32 PM on December 01

Sources: Gruden to Miami is Close to Happening

Now he mostly just gets on my nerves.

I second that. I can't stand the MNF crew. I'm almost to the point of not watching MNF because of these guys.

posted by sgtcookzane at 08:30 PM on December 01

Sources: Gruden to Miami is Close to Happening

Joe Shad reports today there is zero change that Gruden will end up as coach of The U

posted by sgtcookzane at 04:57 PM on December 01

Bills Receiver Blames God After Loss

Thats the only rational explanation I can think of.

posted by sgtcookzane at 08:10 AM on November 29

Nevada Destroys Boise State's Title Hopes

Just watched the replay of the kick at the end of regulation. How was that a missed kick? It looked like it went through to me.

I thought it was good also until I saw nevada celebrating. Maybe it was just the angle?

posted by sgtcookzane at 01:46 PM on November 27

Nevada Destroys Boise State's Title Hopes

Sorry kid, you just cost Boise State/WAC $18,000,000. Epic collapse.

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:16 AM on November 27

Adding Rushing to Quarterback Rating

I think the NFL's passer rating is a nice gauge of how efficient the QB is playing. I believe Tom Brady had a perfect passer rating against the Lions. I don't understand how, he was like 21 of 26 but still got a perfect rating. While he had an awesome game, it wasn't perfect as his rating would indicate.

posted by sgtcookzane at 08:47 AM on November 26

Spurs Rally from 21 Down for 12th Straight Win

Its hard to believe this amazing start the Spurs got off to this year. Its seems like five years ago the spurs were called 'old' and here they are, still a factor in the west.

posted by sgtcookzane at 09:40 PM on November 25

Mike Leach Sues ESPN, PR Firm

Makes me wonder, with Leach pressing these lawsuits, what are the chances of him landing a quality coaching job in the future. It seems to me that schools might be hesitant on considering Leach because in the back of ADs' minds, there will be the chance that if the Leach's and the school's relationship turns sour Leach will find a reason to sue.

posted by sgtcookzane at 09:38 PM on November 25

Adding Rushing to Quarterback Rating

Useless

posted by sgtcookzane at 09:35 PM on November 25

Kevin Garnett: Shaq is Like Clean Sheets

Just like clothes hung out to dry to long.....faded.

posted by sgtcookzane at 09:09 AM on November 25

Michael Vick Lights Up Washington for 6 TDs, 413 Yards

What exactly does he need to do to show you remorse? If the conversation of football pertaining to Vick bothers you enough to get yourself upset just move on to the next post. He screwed up was punished publicly, embarrassed and now he has another shot at life and he apparently trying to make the best of his situation. I don't care if he succeeds or fails. Quite frankly, being a Dallas fan, its in my best personal interest if he fails at least twice a year.

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:41 PM on November 16

Michael Vick Lights Up Washington for 6 TDs, 413 Yards

Vick is one of the few athletes that I will completely stop what I'm doing to watch. That was an amazing performance last night and I'm anxious to see if he can keep up just a portion of that level of competition. Vick has been know to throw a few games together where you think he has turned the corner to absolute greatness, so we will see. As long as he doesn't have another road block to end it all and have us wondering "what if", it should be fun.

posted by sgtcookzane at 09:49 PM on November 16

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

When you look at some of the quarterbacks teams are resorting to starting

Isn't this that the truth. Chad Pennington, Max Hall anyone?

posted by sgtcookzane at 08:11 AM on November 15

Spurrier swamps the Gators

Its really a disappointing division.

posted by sgtcookzane at 12:18 PM on November 14

Alabama Paying Opponents $2.3 Million in 2011

without giving them any share of the profits

Except for the FREE education and some of the fringe benifits that would cost you and I tens to hundreds of thousands in loans that would take many years to pay off.

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:45 PM on November 12

Celtics Drop Heat in South Beach

Ray Allen and Paul Pierce took their talents to South Beach last night.

posted by sgtcookzane at 08:01 AM on November 12

Vikings Players Want Childress Out

I don't think anonymous bitching through the media is anything more than passive-aggressive irresponsible behaviour,

Agreed. Its comparable to one of your 'friends' on Facebook who bitch and complain about someone but will not name names. Its the easy way out of confrontation.

posted by sgtcookzane at 12:27 AM on November 12

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

A little detour off the sports path here but......Thank you to the brave men and women who have and are currently serving to protect our great America.

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:08 PM on November 11

Dallas Cowboys Fire Wade Phillips

the only success the team has experienced since the 1995 Super Bowl win was under Parcells.

I'm not sure what success you are referring too. The Cowboys didn't get their first win since '96 until last January. The Parcell's era was a rebuilding era, but he won just just 1 playoff game less than Phillips.

posted by sgtcookzane at 02:25 PM on November 09

Nation Taking No Joy in Cowboys' Pathetic Collapse

I had this buddy in the military from philly, and he was/is an Eagle fan. He would tell me about their 'Dallas hate' parties they had. As a Cowboy fan I take joy in knowing that America's team is on the mind of rivals. Take for instance, me and my ex will get in an argument in the evening and I'll wake up to a nasty email the next morning. In the header the email was sent somewhere around 4 or 5 in the morning. I know if she is losing sleep, I'm doing my job just as, if your a Giants fan and you are DVRing highlights of a Dallas loss its nice to know that we have you thinking about us.

posted by sgtcookzane at 05:57 PM on November 06

Maurice Clarett Back in Football

I wish him well and hope that he has learned from his mistakes. Truth be told, he is far from the first teenager to make monumental mistakes and get another shot at his dreams.

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:54 PM on November 05

NCAA investigating the recruitment of Auburn's Cam Newton

As far as not getting compensated, is a scholarship not a qualifier for compensation?

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:49 PM on November 05

Vikings waive Moss

If Favre doesn't throw him the ball, it doesn't matter how much Moss tries.

When you half ass your routes and you're not even close to open, Favre or any other qb isn't going to throw the ball your way.

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:46 PM on November 01

Baseball Playoffs May Add Two More Wild-Card Teams

It seems that Selig is too worried about making a legacy for himself. No matter what he does....allstar game determining home-field in playoffs, expanded playoffs, instant replay, etc... his legacy will be performance enhancing drugs and incompetancy on his own part.

posted by sgtcookzane at 08:36 PM on November 01

SportsFilter: The Tuesday Huddle

I suppose this is how James Harrison learned how to play football.

posted by sgtcookzane at 08:46 PM on October 26

Fumble Call Helps Steelers Defeat Dolphins

So if Roethlisberger is to be believed

Because he is a perfect model of truth and integrity.

posted by sgtcookzane at 07:41 PM on October 24

Giants Take Game of 1 of NLCS 4-3 Over Phillies

Philly fans have proven to be classless. But I have to admit they are fun to watch.

posted by sgtcookzane at 11:11 AM on October 17

Atlanta Braves Name Gonzalez as Manager

Its always hard to follow a great, but I wish him the best.

posted by sgtcookzane at 01:12 PM on October 14

Captain: Cowboys Playing 'Stupid Football'

Whichever coach loses this week is toast, and I'll be surprised if either is coaching their current teams at the start of next season.

I agree with a minor addendum: Whichever coach loses this week is toast, along with the winner of the game.

I can't really see a situation short of a NFC championship where either coach is back next year.

posted by sgtcookzane at 11:47 PM on October 12

Raiders Draw Worst Crowd Since 1967

Worst crowds, worst dressed, worst team, it goes on and on.

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:28 PM on October 07

Dwane Jarrett arrested for DWI....again.

Just wanted to point out, if your a franchise QB and I realize that there was no criminal charges filed, your job is safe if you make unethical decisions. Isn't that right Big Ben.

posted by sgtcookzane at 08:01 PM on October 05

Photographer Makes Golf Shot of a Lifetime

I thought that was Cheech ha ha

posted by sgtcookzane at 12:24 PM on October 03

Coach Suspended for Taking in Homeless Player

The rule was put in place to prevent the parents of student athletes from receiving free or discounted housing. I read a different article on this last week and it sounds like investigation is easing a little and the Teacher/Coach will not be punished.

posted by sgtcookzane at 10:10 AM on October 02

If you give it, will they come? Rays to hand out 20,000 free tickets

Who do I send my address to in Tampa to receive World Series freebies?

I wouldn't sent your address to Tampa.

posted by sgtcookzane at 06:48 PM on September 29

Winless 49ers Fire Offensive Coordinator

So they promote the QB coach....really?

posted by sgtcookzane at 11:13 PM on September 27

NHL Suspends Boynton for Throat-Slash Gesture

I can remember Bill Callahan making the same gesture to the refs against Oklahoma a couple of years ago. No suspension that I can remember.

posted by sgtcookzane at 07:41 PM on September 25

Ohio Mascot Tackles Brutus Buckeye

What an idiot the bobcat is. That was actually akward to watch because you kept thinking is this asshole just playing around or is he really pissed.

posted by sgtcookzane at 08:30 AM on September 22

Michigan State Coach Has Postgame Heart Attack

Makes you realize the kind of stress some of these head coaches are under.

posted by sgtcookzane at 11:58 PM on September 21

College Photographer Gets Iconic Shot

Cool post

posted by sgtcookzane at 11:28 PM on September 21