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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: December 10, 2016

Ufez Jones has posted 347 links and 2201 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

Saint Will and the Man Who Shot Him: This spring, a former Saint and Super Bowl champion, Will Smith, was shot and killed by another player, named Cardell Hayes. Their fatal collision highlights the fine line between triumph and tragedy in football and life in the Crescent City.

posted by Ufez Jones to football at 01:54 PM on October 24 - 2 comments

NBA Players Assocation votes unanimously to fund health insurance for retired players: The plan involves a tiered coverage program for players with varying years of experience, including coverage for the spouses of those with 10 years or more of service. The biggest beneficiaries, however, will likely be the retired players with between three and six years of experience who are not eligible for Medicare.

posted by Ufez Jones to basketball at 10:50 AM on July 29 - 2 comments

The NBA officially pulls the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, NC: Official statement: "Our week-long schedule of All-Star events and activities is intended to be a global celebration of basketball, our league, and the values for which we stand, and to bring together all members of the NBA community -- current and former players, league and team officials, business partners, and fans. While we recognize that the NBA cannot choose the law in every city, state, and country in which we do business, we do not believe we can successfully host our All-Star festivities in Charlotte in the climate created by HB2.

posted by Ufez Jones to basketball at 06:43 PM on July 21 - 12 comments

Swedish professional skiier Matilda Rapaport passes away after being caught in an avalanche: Rapaport was in Chile shooting promotional video for the soon-to-be-released Ubisoft video game "Steep" when she was caught in an avalanche. She was rescued from the avalanche and airlifted to a hospital in Santiago, but passed away days later from complications with a coma.

posted by Ufez Jones to extreme at 01:03 PM on July 20 - 1 comment

Kevin Durant signs with Golden State: Durant: "It really pains me to know that I will disappoint so many people with this choice, but I believe I am doing what I feel is the right thing at this point in my life and my playing career."

posted by Ufez Jones to basketball at 12:11 PM on July 04 - 9 comments

Recent Comments

NFL Pick 'Em Week 14: Just Endure The Suffering Edition

Kansas City by 8

posted by Ufez Jones at 06:50 PM on December 08

NBA Pick 'Em Week 7: 60 Points in 29 Minutes Edition

Oh boy, a negative week!

CLE by 12 (slam)
GSW by 10
TOR by 15 (slam)
SAS by 9
OKC by 6
LAL by 15 (slam)

posted by Ufez Jones at 07:05 PM on December 07

All-Star Game No Longer Decides World Series Home Field

Broncos fans would just love that.

Probably not any more or less than the Texans fans actually will when it's played in Houston this February.

posted by Ufez Jones at 03:51 PM on December 01

NFL Pick 'Em Week 13: No Tie for Gary Kubiak Edition

Dallas by 10
Denver by 7
New Orleans by 9
Green Bay by 12
Atlanta by 7
New England by 15 (lock)
Baltimore by 10 (lock)
Philadelphia by 6
San Francisco b 4
Oakland by 9 (lock)
Pittsburgh by 8
San Diego by 7
Washington by 6
Seattle by 13 (lock)
New York Jets by 6

posted by Ufez Jones at 11:00 AM on December 01

NBA Pick 'Em Week 6: Doc Rivers Will Smash Edition

CLE by 13
GSW by 8
CLE by 6
DEN by 9

posted by Ufez Jones at 03:25 PM on November 30

NFL Pick 'Em Week 12: Friggin' Lasers Edition

Detroit by 6
Dallas by 9
Pittsburgh by 24 (lock)
(upthread)

Atlanta by 16 (lock)
Baltimore by 10 (lock)
Buffalo by 8
New Orleans by 14 (lock)
New York Giants by 21 (lock)
San Diego by 7
Miami by 10
Tennessee by 19 (lock)
Seattle by 7
Oakland by 12
Kansas City by 8
New England by 11
Philadelphia by 14

posted by Ufez Jones at 12:15 PM on November 27

NFL Pick 'Em Week 12: Friggin' Lasers Edition

Detroit by 6
Dallas by 9
Pittsburgh by 24 (lock)

posted by Ufez Jones at 09:45 PM on November 23

NBA Pick 'Em Week 5: Michael Jordan of Greatness Edition

Spurs by 7
Minnesota by 9

posted by Ufez Jones at 12:59 PM on November 23

NFL Pick 'Em Week 11: Blocked PAT for 2 Points Edition

New Orleans by 7 (whoops)
Arizona by 10
Dallas by 7
Buffalo by 4
New York Giants by 14 (lock)
Jacksonville by 3
Pittsburgh by 21 (lock)
Kansas City by 11 (lock)
Tennessee by 6
Los Angeles by 7
New England by 24 (lock)
Seattle by 9
Washington by 8
Oakland by 6

posted by Ufez Jones at 12:20 PM on November 20

NFL Pick 'Em Week 11: Blocked PAT for 2 Points Edition

New Orleans by 7

posted by Ufez Jones at 07:24 PM on November 17

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

God, Florida can't get anything right voting-wise, can they?

posted by Ufez Jones at 11:34 PM on November 16

NBA Pick 'Em Week 4: All Hail the Clippers Edition

Golden State by 14
Los Angeles Clippers by 10
Minnesota by 14 (slam)
Utah by 6
Golden State by 11
Los Angeles Clippers by 15 (slam)

posted by Ufez Jones at 11:37 AM on November 16

NFL Pick 'Em Week 10: I Blame Bill Belichick Edition

Baltimore by 8 (previously)
Atlanta by 7
Chicago by 6
New Orleans by 10
Green Bay by 8
Houston by 6
Carolina by 4
Los Angeles by 9 (lock)
Washington by 7
San Diego by 17 (lock)
Pittsburgh by 8
Arizona by 13 (lock)
New England by 7 (lock)
Cincinnati by 5

posted by Ufez Jones at 11:12 AM on November 13

SportsFilter: The Friday Huddle

posted by Ufez Jones at 12:44 PM on November 11

NFL Pick 'Em Week 10: I Blame Bill Belichick Edition

Baltimore by 8

posted by Ufez Jones at 10:13 AM on November 10