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Ufez Jones
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Name: S.
Homepage URL: http://www.twitter.com/ufez
Location: StL
ZIP: 63139
Gender: disgruntled goat, MFFL
Member since: February 04, 2002
Last visit: April 24, 2018

Ufez Jones has posted 351 links and 2398 comments to SportsFilter and 27 links and 724 comments to the Locker Room and 1 column.

Sports Bio

In StL, but a fan of most Dallas teams. Jerry Jones as a general manager is the best reality show around.

Recent Links

The Disgrace of Minor League Baseball: (W)hy do minor league basketball and hockey players get a better deal than minor league baseball players, despite those leagues’ parent clubs bringing in less money overall? It’s not because basketball and hockey owners are less interested in maximizing profits at all costs—many baseball owners have a stake in another pro team, and even if the people running the NBA, NHL, and MLB aren’t literally the same people, they all went to the same business schools and hang out at the same golf courses. No, it’s about power and leverage.

posted by Ufez Jones to baseball at 11:30 AM on April 20 - 3 comments

Death, Taxes, And Pop: It’s Time Gregg Popovich Finally Has His Moment: A long-read on Pop's life from Jeff Weiss.

posted by Ufez Jones to basketball at 12:57 AM on November 04 - 3 comments

The LA Clippers trade PG Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets: after Paul told the Clippers he would opt-out of his contract and sign with Houston as a free agent. In exchange for the sign-and-trade, the Clippers receive Gs Patrick Beverley and Lou Williams, F Sam Dekker, and Houston's 2018 1st Round Draft Pick. Elsewhere in the NBA...

posted by Ufez Jones to basketball at 01:12 PM on June 28 - 5 comments

SportsFilter's 15th Anniversary: Fifteen years ago today, SportsFilter began with this Oliver Willis post on The Rookie.

posted by Ufez Jones to general at 05:47 PM on January 24 - 31 comments

The Cleveland Cavaliers trade for sharpshooter Kyle Korver: In exchange for Korver, the Atlanta Hawks, who are officially entering rebuilding mode, receive Mike Dunleavy Jr. (who is likely headed to a third team) and a 2019 first round draft pick. Bonus links: Kevin O' Conner on why this puts the Cavs closer to a back-to-back title. What does this mean for Paul Millsap? (Toronto and Sacramento are both currently expressing interest).

posted by Ufez Jones to basketball at 12:01 PM on January 06 - 1 comment

Recent Comments

NBA Playoff Pick 'Em Starts Saturday

Houston in 6 - Harden
Utah in 7 - Westbrook
NO in 7 - Lillard
GSW in 5 - Durant
Toronto in 4 - DeRozan
CLE in 5 - LBJ
Philly in 5 - Simmons
MIL in 7 - Giannis

posted by Ufez Jones at 03:55 PM on April 14

NBA Pick 'Em Week 24: Take the Shot Markelle Edition

Friday:
CLE by 10
PDX by 9

Sunday:
SAS by 7

posted by Ufez Jones at 05:02 PM on March 30

NBA Pick 'Em Week 24: Take the Shot Markelle Edition

Wednesday:
UTA by 8

Thursday:
SAS by 9
GSW by 6

posted by Ufez Jones at 03:27 PM on March 28

Mookie Betts Interviewed During Play

Back in the smoky 70's, we used to watch TV shows with the sound off and listen to music or progressive FM rock radio as the soundtrack.

This is pretty much how I watch stuff 80% of the time.

posted by Ufez Jones at 11:06 AM on March 28

NBA Pick 'Em Week 24: Take the Shot Markelle Edition

Tuesday:
CLE by 12 (SLAM)
LAC by 7

posted by Ufez Jones at 06:43 PM on March 27

NBA Pick 'Em Week 23: 140 to 79 Edition

Friday:
WAS by 12 (SLAM)
PDX by 9

Saturday:
HOU by 15 (SLAM)

Sunday:
WAS by 16 (SLAM)
UTA by 10

posted by Ufez Jones at 06:15 PM on March 23

NBA Pick 'Em Week 22: Home Stretch Edition

Sunday:
HOU by 15 (SLAM)
PDX by 14 (SLAM)

Monday:
CLE by 7
GSW by 10

posted by Ufez Jones at 11:02 AM on March 18

NBA Pick 'Em Week 22: Home Stretch Edition

Friday:
OKC by 7
LAL by 13

Saturday:
WAS by 9
SAS by 4

posted by Ufez Jones at 07:29 PM on March 16

SportsFilter: The Friday Huddle

Howard: Warning, cannot be unseen: http://www.werepups.com/

posted by Ufez Jones at 01:22 PM on March 09

NBA Pick 'Em Week 20: Send In The Tanks Edition

Sat:
HOU by 9 (slam)

Sun:
Philly by 7

posted by Ufez Jones at 08:58 AM on March 03

NBA Pick 'Em Week 20: Send In The Tanks Edition

Friday:
Toronto by 6
Utah by 8

posted by Ufez Jones at 06:58 PM on March 02

SportsFilter: The Friday Huddle

Maybe they served clam chowder when his heart wanted tomato bisque.

Say chowdah, Frenchie!

posted by Ufez Jones at 06:57 PM on March 02

NBA Pick 'Em Week 20: Send In The Tanks Edition

Thursday:
CLE by 7
MIN by 11

posted by Ufez Jones at 11:13 AM on March 01

Fools Rush In Where Scots and Augusta Members Fear To Tread

That was an entertaining read, but sweet merciful crap it sounds like my own personal hell on earth.

posted by Ufez Jones at 08:21 PM on February 28

NBA Pick 'Em Week 20: Send In The Tanks Edition

Wed:
WAS by 6
HOU by 19 (slam)

posted by Ufez Jones at 07:28 PM on February 28