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CFL Pick 'Em, Week Two

Hamilton by 2

Montreal by 6

Ottawa by 3

Toronto by 10

posted by jagsnumberone at 02:27 AM on July 01

The 11th Annual chicobangs Memorial SpoFi CFL Pick 'Em

I'll give this a go this year. Tom Clements is still the QB for the Hamilton TigerCats, right? How 'bout that Warren Moon fella for Edmonton, or Flutie in Montreal? Oh well, here goes nothing.

Montreal by 22

Hamilton by 1

Toronto by 6

Winnipeg by 17

posted by jagsnumberone at 02:38 AM on June 24

NHL Playoff Pick 'Em, Stanley Cup Finals

1- Chicago +1

2-7 games

3-2 overtimes (I'll go one step further and say it will be game 4 that this happens in)

4-3.2 rating (I know it seems high, but with Chicago in it (and the Bulls out of the NBA playoffs...) +1

5-Toews

6- Toews

7-Stamkos

8-Kane

9-Kane

10-Kane

11-Shaw

12-Bishop

13-cixelsyd (though, if I say myself, and by being right would put me in first, and cixelsyd says himself which would make himself first who would actually win?lol) +1

posted by jagsnumberone at 05:48 AM on June 03

NHL Playoff Pick 'Em, Round 3

Chicago in 7 +2

Tampa Bay in 6 +1

Goal scorer: Stamkos

Power play scorer: Kane

Most penalty minutes: Shaw (Chicago)

Best save %: Bishop

posted by jagsnumberone at 03:16 AM on May 16

NHL Playoff Pick 'Em, Round 2

Chicago-6 +1 (Toews)
Anaheim-6 +1 (Kesler)
Tampa Bay-7 +1 (Stamkos) +1
Rangers-6 +1 (Nash)
GAA: Lundqvist +1

posted by jagsnumberone at 03:27 PM on April 30

Fan Injured by Airborne Baseball Bat at Wrigley Field

I was at the Reds-Cubs game Sunday, and Russell lost a bat that day as well. The bat ended up about 5 rows back of the Cubs dugout down the 3rd base line. Maybe, he should try some stickum. Luckily, in Cincy, no one was hurt.

posted by jagsnumberone at 03:02 PM on April 28

NHL Playoff Pick 'Em Starts Now

Montreal 7 +1

Islanders 6 +1

Chicago 5 +1

Vancouver 7

Rangers 5 +2

Detroit 6

St. Louis 6

Anaheim 5 +1

Goal scorer: Ovechkin (Washington)

posted by jagsnumberone at 03:30 PM on April 15

Martin Brodeur to Announce Retirement.

1. Brodeur 2. Roy 3. Plante 4. Hasek 5. Sawchuck

I think Ken Dryden has to be in there somewhere. But instead of who, I don't know.

posted by jagsnumberone at 11:22 PM on January 27

11 of 12 Patriots' Balls Deflated, ESPN Reports

Ok, I get that New England would have won, regardless of how much air was in the footballs, but that misses the point. If you were speeding down a street and then you got stopped at a red light, you couldn't tell the police officer that it didn't matter that you were speeding since you would arrive at your destination at the same time because of the red light. (the speeding had no effect on the eventual outcome). You were still speeding. In this case, the Patriots, if it is proven to be so, were still cheating, even if it didn't determine the final outcome.

posted by jagsnumberone at 02:50 AM on January 22

NFL Pick 'Em, Week 6

Yeah, can't pick against my team/lol, even if I'm pretty sure they're going to lose. At least, there's no money involved.

posted by jagsnumberone at 01:50 PM on October 12

USPTO Cancels Redskins Trademarks

First off, it's the name that lost it's trademark today, not the logo. So Flea market vendors will not be able to sell items with their logo, only with the name. Also, the name is still registered, it's just not trademarked anymore. (Basically, you'll see the little circle with an R in it, instead of a "TM" after the name now). I don't think this will cost the Washington franchise very much money at all in the end (as far as marketing and merchandise). Basically, someone could use the Redskin name (since it's no longer trademarked) but since they couldn't use the logo and the name is still registered it would have to appear they are promoting someone other than the NFL team that currently resides in Washington, D.C.

I really like an idea that I heard on Olbermann (who I usually don't agree with on too many "political type of things"). He suggested that they keep the logos, the uniforms, etc. but change the name to the Washington Americans. The more I thought about it, the more I liked it. What a perfect way to honor the Native American (instead of pretending that you're honoring them with an abusive slur).

posted by jagsnumberone at 12:26 AM on June 19

What is the best possible season a player could have?

I know this was about a single player, but to show the difference between greatness and bottom feeders, if a team goes 4-3 every week they'll finish with 92-93 wins and probably make the playoffs. If that same team goes 3-4 each week they'll lose 92-93 games and get their manager fired, etc. It's amazing to think that the difference is that minimal that one game out of every seven makes that big of a difference.

posted by jagsnumberone at 04:15 AM on March 18

Kirk Cousins to start for Redskins in Week 15

I think this is actually a plan for Washington to highlight Cousins to make him available for a trade. There are a lot of teams that will be looking for a good young quarterback, and Washington needs draft picks.

posted by jagsnumberone at 02:52 PM on December 11

Slave Genes Myth Must Die

I think there are several problems with the thesis. First off, you can't group all African-Americans as being descended from slaves, it's just not true. To say, that someone who has descended from slaves "may" have came from a gene pool that was more athletic is not out of the question. You could have been white and descended from slavery (Greek and Roman time frames, for instance). The theory should be that if you descended from slavery you have a higher chance of having "athletic" type genes in your make-up. It doesn't mean you will have, and doesn't mean if you didn't come from a slavery descendence that you will not have "athletic" type of genes. It's like if you have family members that have had cancer, you may be more dispositioned to have cancer as well. It doesn't mean you will get cancer and it doesn't mean only those who have family members who have had cancer will get it. It just a higher probability that's all. If these same people hadn't been slaves but rather workers in their villages, their descendents would still be at a higher probability of having the athletic gene, just like athletes kids have a better chance of being athletic (since many of the slaves were taken because of their strength).

posted by jagsnumberone at 12:22 AM on July 27

Sports Artist Leroy Neiman Dies

I'm saddened by this news as I look at two of his masterpieces that hang on my wall in my office. He had a very unique style that really brought the casual sports fan into the "art" world, much like Andy Warhol did for a generation.

posted by jagsnumberone at 03:01 PM on June 22