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Edmonton by 10
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posted by cixelsyd at 11:29 PM on August 20
Winnipeg by 5
Edmonton by 21
Calgary by 10
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BC by 10
posted by cixelsyd at 03:32 PM on August 11
Yeah, Chad is going to change his name to simply "Quatre".
French for the number 4 and equal to the number of catches he's had in his first 5 games in the CFL.
posted by cixelsyd at 08:09 PM on August 07
Bennett is a young big who, like all talented young bigs of current generation, spend a year in college and come into the NBA completely unprepared. Don't count him out yet, he has size and athleticism. His position takes a lot longer to master than others.
Morrison played 3 years in college and posted gaudy numbers in a bad conference inflating his value. Non-athletic skinny guys who can do nothing else but shoot are a bad gamble.
posted by cixelsyd at 09:56 PM on August 05
Compare him to Drew Brees' first 3 year regular season totals
Drew Brees didn't win a playoff game until his 6th season in the NFL. Dalton is entering his 4th. Dalton is a completely different QB than Brees but don't write him off yet.
posted by cixelsyd at 09:44 PM on August 04
Winnipeg by 3
Edmonton by 27
Calgary by 27
posted by cixelsyd at 09:24 PM on August 04
Tigers and Orioles know this is their best chance for success. Sox have entered the rebuilding process, Yankees have to deal with the Jeter fair well tour then shed a bunch of older talent somehow next year, and the normally steady Rays have hit a blip. American League is up for grabs for the first time in a decade.
posted by cixelsyd at 10:44 PM on July 31
Winnipeg by 10
Toronto by 10
Calgary by 4
Saskatchewan by 10
posted by cixelsyd at 10:02 AM on July 30
To me, this greatly ramps UP the pressure on you to perform as the Head Coach
Hope the Lakers plan on giving Scott a fair chance. No way the Lakers are competitive until they rid themselves of much of their aging overpaid roster.
posted by cixelsyd at 11:27 PM on July 29
Why did you go?
My kid and a friend were going and I had to drive them. Our stadium is built in an area that takes about an hour to get in and out of so simply dropping them off wasn't an option. Being that there were lots of tickets unsold they were being blown out for $18 plus fees and I figured it was the best bet; I also have a wide ranging taste in music and enjoy most any live performance.
posted by cixelsyd at 08:57 PM on July 29
WATCH OUT FOR THE GRAND FUNK REUNION!
Having just witnessed a Beyonce Jay-Z "concert" last night I say amen to the FUNK reunion.
Pretty good gig those 2 have getting folks to shell out money to watch them perform karaoke (concert implies music, music implies musicians in my books).
Come to think of it the cutoff jean shorts and jack-shirts were out in full force and low quality tattoos particularly on the back of the neck are clearly also in vogue. Personal attire was greatly overshadowed by 40 "songs" with every single chorus containing the words "slap" "motherfucking" "bitch" "money" "shit" "crack" "murder" "hoes" arranged ?creatively.
posted by cixelsyd at 10:35 PM on July 28
Watching the CFL game last night and thinking the Eskimos are a championship caliber team with only 2 weaknesses: head coaching and special teams play.
A called fake punt end-around on 3rd and 9 from your own 6 yard line with 50 seconds left in the half? That kind of shit has only ever worked in video games.
posted by cixelsyd at 02:37 PM on July 25
Are you suggesting that political concerns will trump the desire to play in the World Cup for some players?
Personal safety concerns . I suppose these do evolve from the current political mess.
Do players professional teams have the right to prohibit a player from World Cup competition?
posted by cixelsyd at 01:28 PM on July 21
He is leaving international competition at the top of his game.
Also the first of many who will express no intention to participate in Russia.
posted by cixelsyd at 12:39 PM on July 21
Ottawa by 3
Saskatchewan by 7
posted by cixelsyd at 09:27 PM on July 20
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