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tahoemoj
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Member since: September 27, 2006
Last visit: November 19, 2019

tahoemoj has posted 17 links and 2,676 comments to SportsFilter and 0 links and 179 comments to the Locker Room.

Sports Bio

Fan of pro teams from Cincinnati, vividly remember the cold bowl against Fouts' Chargers, and hope I live to see some glory soon. Still haven't gotten over the Whale leaving Hartford. Jumped squarely onto the NJ Devils bandwagon at that point, but just love all things hockey.

Recent Links

Warrant issued for Patriots owner Robert Kraft for soliciting prostitution in Florida: Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly visited a massage parlor/human trafficking/prostitution establishment in Jupiter, Florida. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

posted by tahoemoj to football at 12:26 PM on February 22, 2019 - 18 comments

NHL Third Jerseys for 2018-19: Several teams unveiled new third jerseys for the upcoming NHL season. The Avs tip a cap to the old time Rockies, Flyers go two-tone (no word on the return of the Cooperall pants), the Devils bring back the Green and Red, and at the risk of offering an opinion on a FPP, the 'Canes win.

posted by tahoemoj to hockey at 03:13 PM on October 02, 2018 - 6 comments

So...About that Serena Cartoon: It sure feels like this is something that would have been discussed at length a few years back on SpoFi. What does the hive mind here think? Is it racist as hell, a cultural phenomenon, or a bit of both?

posted by tahoemoj to tennis at 05:10 PM on September 12, 2018 - 9 comments

Up to 175 Years: "Once a world-renowned sports physician treating America's foremost Olympic women gymnasts, Larry Nassar now will spend the rest of his life behind bars."

posted by tahoemoj to olympics at 02:52 PM on January 24, 2018 - 2 comments

Martin Brodeur to Announce Retirement.: One of the all-time greats, Brodeur finishes his 22-year NHL career with a 691-397-176 record, a 2.24 goals-against average and .912 save percentage in 1,266 appearances, all but seven coming with the New Jersey Devils. He holds regular-season NHL goaltending records for wins (621), shutouts (125), games played and minutes played (74,438), and in the history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs he ranks first in starts (204) and shutouts (24) and second in wins (113).

posted by tahoemoj to hockey at 05:37 PM on January 27, 2015 - 12 comments

Recent Comments

NFL Pick 'Em Week 11: Miami 2-Game Winning Streak Edition

OK, I'll spot you all 10.

posted by tahoemoj at 01:37 PM on November 15, 2019

NFL Pick 'Em Week 11: Miami 2-Game Winning Streak Edition

Howard--I'm the son of an old F-100 pilot. One of his dear friends from high school and the USAF, a man I grew up around, was a Wild Weasel. As we walked onto the grounds of Stead Air Base outside of Reno one day, we came upon an F-105 displayed outside the gate. Ed said, kind of offhand, "hey, I flew that plane." I asked, "oh, you flew the F-105?," to which he replied, "yeah, but I mean I flew that specific plane." Turns out it was his old mount that had been put out to stud. Anyhow...

Dallas by 8

Jacksonville by 7

Buffalo by 10 LOCK

Minnesota by 13

New Orleans by 7

Washington by 3

Atlanta by 6

Baltimore by 4

San Francisco by 13 LOCK

Cincinnati by 3

Philadelphia by 4

L.A. Rams by 6

L.A. Chargers by 7

posted by tahoemoj at 07:12 PM on November 14, 2019

NFL Pick 'Em Week 11: Miami 2-Game Winning Streak Edition

I'm going Pittsburgh by 13 in a lock.

posted by tahoemoj at 04:06 PM on November 14, 2019

He told a kid to slide. Then he got sued.

From Howard's [very insightful] comment on the [wrong] thread: One cannot tell from the story, but the player probably had enough experience to know how to slide.

According to the lawsuit, this kid had major league aspirations. That being the case, we should reasonably be able to assume that he understood all of the rudimentary skills to playing the game: throwing, catching, hitting, running bases, and sliding. I was taught how and when to slide at the earliest stages of my baseball playing days, and I sure as hell never had big-league aspirations, or even the ability to play varsity high school ball. I understand that at his level, the game is faster and coaches are forced to think quicker, but come on.

posted by tahoemoj at 11:47 AM on November 14, 2019

Houston Astros accused of electronically stealing signs in 2017

Waiting for a televangelist to claim that Verlander's World Series losses are God's revenge for the sins of the sign stealers.

I'm a devout atheist, but fuck it. I'll go on record saying that. I mean, I might use the word "karma" in place of "God", but tomato/tomaato.

posted by tahoemoj at 11:41 AM on November 14, 2019

NFL Pick 'Em Week 10: Miami Winning Streak Edition

Oakland by 6

Detroit by 10

Baltimore by 19 LOCK

Buffalo BY 7

Kansas City by 13 LOCK

New Orleans BY 23 LOCK

N.Y. Giants by 8 LOCK

Tampa Bay by 6

Indianapolis by 10 LOCK

Green Bay by 7

L.A. Rams by 6

Dallas by 6

Seattle by 4

posted by tahoemoj at 07:03 PM on November 05, 2019

Kevin Harlan's Cat Call

Kinda shocked that flags weren't thrown for taunting. The cat paused on the 2 to admire his work, hung out in the end zone for a looooonnnngggg time, and was clearly looking for a Salvation Army kettle to dive into. Harlan's call was great. Collinsworth would have called him a showboat and told him to act like he'd been there before.

posted by tahoemoj at 11:38 AM on November 05, 2019

These Browns are more disappointing under Freddie Kitchens than with Hue Jackson's failed run

I'm torn on the Brownies' lack of success. On the one hand, as a Bengals fan, I relish in Mayfield and Co's collective tripping over their dicks as much as I would any inter-division rival. My status as an Ohio State fan, of course, makes Mayfield's collapse even more enjoyable.

But then there is the part of me who wanted to believe that one of the league's perennial punching bags could elevate itself to championship contender. If the Brownies could pull off a turnaround, maybe the Bengals can, too!!

Alas.

posted by tahoemoj at 02:07 PM on November 04, 2019

Deadspin is Revolting

To all the ladies I've moistly known...

posted by tahoemoj at 04:57 PM on October 31, 2019

NFL Pick 'Em Week 9: San Francisco 51ers Edition

San Francisco by 13 LOCK (but don't the Niners generally shit the bed against Arizona at least once a year?)

Houston by 10

Buffalo by 13 LOCK

Minnesota by 6

N.Y. Jets by 3

Philadelphia by 10

Indianapolis by 7

Tennessee by 10

Detroit by 4

Seattle by 13 LOCK

Cleveland by 3

Green Bay by 8

Baltimore by 3

Dallas by 6

Bye by 23 (against the Bengals)/lol Tough but fair.

posted by tahoemoj at 12:24 PM on October 31, 2019

Piffle, or not piffle?

Perhaps Will can find a strapping young lad, preferably white, who religiously recognizes and follows baseballs unwritten rules to pry that enormous stick out of his ass.

But I dug the Sports Machine clip. Great post, Mookie!

posted by tahoemoj at 12:20 PM on October 31, 2019

The Montreal Expos, er, Washington Nationals have won the World Series!

Congrats to the Nats! Always love me a good David beat down of Goliath.

posted by tahoemoj at 12:13 PM on October 31, 2019

Deadspin is Revolting

I am a huge fan of deadspin. Sure, it can be snarky and the profanity a bit much for some (I'm generally happy to work blue, so it doesn't bug me), but is has really grown up in the ten years or so I've been visiting. They've got (had, I guess) some incredibly intelligent and gifted authors--take David Roth and the revitalized Ray Ratto, for example, along with some genuinely funny people--Magary and Burneko, for example. And where they started off with some juvenile crap--consistently showing fight videos and unintended broadcast nudity--they really upped their game in the past five years. I used to visit once a week or so, but have been a daily visitor since they've gotten more politically and socially involved. Some of the cross-posts from sister sites like Jezebel and The Root can be pretty informative for a middle aged white guy like myself.

posted by tahoemoj at 12:11 PM on October 31, 2019

'The French Olympic logo tumbles out of bed on a Parisian morning.'

That is the Twitter thread I didn't know that I needed this morning until I read it.

posted by tahoemoj at 12:20 PM on October 28, 2019

NFL Pick 'Em Week 8: Seeing Ghosts Edition

Minnesota by 18 LOCK

Seattle by 9 LOCK

Philadelphia by 4

L.A. Chargers by 6

Detroit by 10

Tennessee by 13

Indianapolis by 7

L.A. Rams by 13 LOCK

New Orleans by 17 LOCK

Jacksonville by 11

San Francisco by 10

New England by 17 LOCK

Oakland by 6

Green Bay by 10

Pittsburgh by 17 LOCK

posted by tahoemoj at 12:46 PM on October 23, 2019