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The 12th Annual chicobangs Memorial SpoFi CFL Pick 'Em

It's nice to say that I'm the returning champ. So, I'll probably finish last this year/lol. (Too bad we can't have a CFL football or something similar for a prize-like keeping track of our picks and running this isn't enough work already.)

So here it goes... The Jaguars by 17, wait, what? wrong league.

The Ti-Cats by 11 Blue Bombers by 10 Eskimos by 17 Stampeders by 6

Good luck everyone. And oh yeah, take off, eh, you hosers!!

posted by jagsnumberone at 01:04 AM on June 21

Penguins claim fourth Stanley Cup with 3-1 win over Sharks

Looks like my Vegas prediction just needed to wait a couple of days.

Also, on the Miss Crosby comment, it's all in good fun. He's one of the best players in the League, no doubt about it, and is one of the main reasons they are sipping champagne from Lord Stanley's Cup in Pittsburgh.

posted by jagsnumberone at 01:38 AM on June 15

Penguins claim fourth Stanley Cup with 3-1 win over Sharks

So I went back and looked at my preseason predictions for this year. Some were pretty good while some were way off/lol.

The Columbus Blue Jackets make the playoffs this year (but lose in the first round in a hard fought series).

Ovechkin and Crosby will not win a Cup and both will be blamed for their team's lack of winning one, though both will be in conversation for the Hart.

"My" New York Islanders will make it out of the first round of the playoffs, but their fanbase will still be bitter about the move to Brooklyn and the horrible seating arrangement at the Barclays.

Bettman will do something to solidify, once again, why he is considered (and rightfully so) the worst commissioner in all of North American sports.

Las Vegas will be announced as a expansion franchise, Quebec will have to wait (will Seattle get it instead?) to find out their fate until next offseason. (Personally, I think, it will come down to if any current franchises end up moving--like the Coyotes, because some owners want to see more travel balance for the teams out west)

The playoffs will score some of the highest TV ratings of the last 5 years but the Finals will flop in the ratings department.

Buffalo will not have the worst record in the league this year (but maybe second or third worst)

I will win the fantasy hockey league.

Nashville will be the "in" pick to win it all before the playoffs begin, but will fall short.

The Rangers will not win a playoff series.

After taking the Ducks to a classic seven game series, the Sharks go on to beat the Bruins in six to hoist the cup. These are my bold predictions for this year. (if you are near Vegas, go ahead and put money "against" all of these and you'll finish ahead/lol)

(taken from a post from earlier this year)

Blue Jackets/uggh Ovechkin, of course, was blamed, but Miss Crosby won it all The Isles did win a playoff series and played ok in the second round Bettman is, well, Bettman No final word on expansion, ...yet Ratings were not horrible Buffalo was improved but still sucked Yeah, not so much on the fantasy (had chance to make playoffs until final night of regular season, then, well not so much) I know quite a few people who picked the Preds The Rangers still suck regardless how good they may or may not be The Sharks almost did it (right colors wrong team for who they would be playing--how could I be so close with San Jose and so far with the Bruins?lol)

posted by jagsnumberone at 03:56 AM on June 14

The Greatest is gone.

He's now floating like a butterfly towards heaven.

posted by jagsnumberone at 03:52 AM on June 04

NHL Playoff Pick 'Em, Round 3

Much like Howard, I was just too busy today to get to my computer before now. ( I manage a restaurant and I'm going on vacation starting Wednesday, so been super busy getting both things at home and at work ready for me being gone for a week/lol.)

I'm take San Jose in 6 (would take Tampa in 7 if allowed)

Goal scorer: Benn Save Percentage: Murray Power Play: San Jose Penalty: Callahan Goals: St. Louis

posted by jagsnumberone at 03:18 AM on May 14

NHL Playoff Pick 'Em, Round 2

rcade. Not sure which email is "bouncing" but my main email address (for any future needs) is jagsnumberone@live.com

Sucks that I didn't get this before the first game, but if I'm still allowed to put in my picks, here they are (For full disclosure, the Isles are my team, and have been since they drafted Bossy and Trottier--I can show my Facebook page if there's any doubts)

Islanders in 6 (Just like I pick the Jags no matter what, I pick the Isles no matter what/lol)
Capitals in 5
Stars in 7
Sharks in 6

Goal scorer: Jamie Benn
Save %: Holtby
Goals per game: Stars

posted by jagsnumberone at 01:48 AM on April 28

SportsFilter's NHL Playoff Pick 'Em Starts Now

Islanders 5

Lightning 6

Caps 4

Rangers 7

Stars 5

BlackHawks 5

Ducks 6

Sharks 6



posted by jagsnumberone at 04:43 AM on April 13

Opening Day for the Greatest Numerical Sport

As a Reds fan, "Opening Day" is not on Sunday, but Monday this year. Precisely, at 4:10 p.m. Monday afternoon, when the Reds game starts. The four letter network screwed with the baseball Gods when they had other games the day before the Reds.

posted by jagsnumberone at 01:28 AM on April 04

NFL Playoff Pick 'Em: Super Bowl 0x32 Edition

Denver by 7

Score: 28-21 so 49 points

First field goal: there won't be any field goals (yeah, I know, got to take a couple of flyers to make up some ground so I can finish in the middle of the pack/lol)

First touchdown: Von Miller (Newton throws a pick 6 to him early in the game)

Most passing yards: Cam Newton

Most rushing yards: Ronnie Hillman

Most receiving yards: Ted Ginn, Jr

Sack: Luke Kuechly

Interception: Von Miller

First turnover: Cam Newton

MVP: Von Miller

Winner of the contest: Holden

posted by jagsnumberone at 05:20 AM on February 06

NFL Playoff Pick 'Em: Conference Championship Round

Rough two weeks/lol. So here goes nothing (hopefully, I'll get more then nothing in the points category--could I possibly finish with the Costanza?)

Denver by 3--why not Lock it
Arizona by 13--why not Lock it also

Pick the team with the most total yards. --Arizona

Pick the team that gives up the most turnovers (no bonus if there are no turnovers). --Carolina

Pick the quarterback with the most passing yards. --Brady

Pick the player with the most rushing yards. --Stewart

Pick the player with the most receiving yards. --Fitzgerald

Pick a player who will get a sack or partial sack. --Von Miller

Pick a player who will get an interception.--Patrick Peterson

Can I put locks on the bonus picks? If so, Lock them all--going for broke!!!

posted by jagsnumberone at 02:23 AM on January 24

NFL Playoff Pick 'Em Week 2: Divisional Round

Walsh cost me. I picked Minn by two!

Had Bengals by 4 with a lock--Jeremy Hill cost me/lol. Difference between a good week and a horrible week. Let's hope this week is a little bit better.

Kansas City by 3--Lock (need to make up some ground somewhere)

Arizona by 14--Lock

Seattle by 4--Lock

Denver by 17--Lock

QB passing: Carson Palmer

RB running: C. West

Receiving: Larry Fitzgerald

Interception: Eric Berry

posted by jagsnumberone at 05:05 AM on January 16

Play SportsFilter's NFL Playoff Pick 'Em Contest

Houston by 10

Cincinnati by 4--Lock

Seattle by 10--Lock

Green Bay by 7

QB: Ben Roethlisberger

RB: Geo. Bernard

Receiving: AJ Green

Sack: JJ Watt

posted by jagsnumberone at 02:46 AM on January 09

Baseball Hall of Fame adds "The Kid" and the catcher in 2016.

the Gooch (his high school moniker),

Wasn't there a football player in the 80s from Moeller who was nicknamed the Gooch, as well? I think he ended up going to Notre Dame. It was right after the Francisco brothers (Hiawatha and DaJuan, I think). I'm pretty sure it was during the Faust era.

posted by jagsnumberone at 03:22 AM on January 07

NFL Pick 'Em Contest Winner: Grum@work

Congrats Grum. Job well done.

This may be more popular than I realize, but it always seemed odd to me. The only thing I like about it is that Jagsnumberone can always pick the Jags while still trying to get a point when they're all-but-certain to be walloped

Wished we had used it this year, would have meant a lot more points for me (It seemed at least once a week I would have the spread exactly correct but the wrong team/lol)

Also, the Jags will win a lot more games next year, so I'll miss less games (fingers crossed on this one/lol)

posted by jagsnumberone at 06:18 PM on January 04

NFL Pick 'Em, Week 17: Last Chance Saloon Edition

Always a tough week to predict, with playoff bound teams resting players and out of contention teams worried about making their flights/lol. Here's hoping for a 40 point week/lol.

Atlanta by 3

NY Jets by 10

Chicago by 7

Cincinnati by 4

Pittsburgh by 17--Lock

Washington by 14

Tennessee by 3

New England by 14

NY Giants by 10

Jacksonville by 2

Denver by 13

Kansas City by 11

Arizona by 6

St. Louis by 5

Carolina by 20

Green Bay by 10 with 34 total points

posted by jagsnumberone at 12:30 AM on January 02