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jojomfd1
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Name: Joe
Location: Massillon, Ohio
ZIP: 44646
Gender: 2-0
Member since: June 22, 2005
Last visit: September 24, 2014

jojomfd1 has posted 31 links and 814 comments to SportsFilter and 10 links and 128 comments to the Locker Room.

Sports Bio

The most memorable game ever was the great bottle gate scandal at Cleveland Browns Stadium, my best friend Donnie and I were in the second level of the dawg pound for that one. Now I can add watching the human snow delay, Mike Hardgrove, in person at the 2007 Indians home opener. He only did his job, but between him and the ump they screwed the tribe, the fans, and Paul Byrd. BTW it was 15 degrees with the wind chill! Must be something about Cleveland sports, we seem to get the short end of the stick. We finally didn't get the short end of it though in game 2 of the 2007 ALDS vs. the Yankees. Fausto Carmona pitched a 9 inning gem, and Hafner hit a 2 out RBI in the 11th for a 2 - 1 win. The midges were all over the place for a couple of innings but the Tribe didn't show any effects from them like the Yanks did.

Favorite teams are the Browns, Indians, St.L. Cards., Raiders, but most of all we can not tolerate a loss in the last regular season NCAA DIV 1 Football Game to "That team from up north" as Woody would call them. Go Bucs!

My best friend Donnie and I attended the Indians 2006 home opener this year. It was awesome, Casey Blake hit a grand slam, Travis Hafner hit two other home runs. Definately one to remember. Tack on the 2008 opener also. I am not sure what year we started going to the opener together, I believe it was 1998, or 1999. but I have only missed one so far, and that was due to injury.

I have also seen many Bucs games at "the shoe" thanks to Mike Mackan, our Medical director for the paramedic program I help teach at. The only big ten team I haven't seen live is Michigan. There is nothing like a football game at "the shoe" It gets so loud, and energetic you can feel it come right up through the floor, through your feet, and into you.


College Basketball Tournament Pick'em Yahoo! Sports 2008
SPOFI
“[Your Team] Sucks”
CHAMPION
143 total points
97 percentile overall
44 of 63 corerect picks
(sure wish I knew how to make those banners!)

Recent Links

TigerTown could win ESPN'S search for TitleTown!: Could Massillon, Ohio be the winner in ESPN's quest for the one city to call Titletown? With submissions like these, and others as well, could Massillon top them all once again. Here is some more history of the Tigers, oops I mean T-I-G......E-R-S.

posted by jojomfd1 to other at 10:53 AM on July 21 - 9 comments

How to buy a Baseball team!: In 4 simple steps. Plus the 5 worst managers, lamest announcers, Baseball fights to look for in 08, and much, much more....

posted by jojomfd1 to baseball at 12:44 AM on May 08 - 2 comments

The dumbest football fines ever!: Some of these are pretty funny. While others make you wonder, just how much time does the league actually have on it's hands?

posted by jojomfd1 to football at 03:54 PM on November 07 - 5 comments

The answer to the only obvious question is.: The man has two ex-wives, eleven children (thats right 11), and the IRS to take care of. However, those could be the least of his concerns.

posted by jojomfd1 to boxing at 02:18 AM on October 12 - 38 comments

Recent Comments

Bob Feller, The Greatest Cleveland Indian, dies at age 92

Sorry, that was supposed to say the USS Alabama. Thats what I get for commenting at 04:12 while trying to feed a baby.

posted by jojomfd1 at 11:14 AM on December 17

Bob Feller, The Greatest Cleveland Indian, dies at age 92

irunfromclones, I couldn't agree more, Bob Feller is a true hero on and off the field. He was the first baseball player to volunteer for service after Pearl Harbor, and won many citations. They say his bunk still has his name marked on the USS Arizona. Wikipedia has a nice list of his baseball accomplishments also. RIP Bob Feller, you will be missed by all.

posted by jojomfd1 at 04:12 AM on December 17

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

Just when you thought the story was over...

Braden just moved up a few notches on my list of favorites!

posted by jojomfd1 at 05:43 PM on July 07

Raiders release former No. 1 overall pick Russell

He is a great player. Get over it and coach this team on the field," Davis read from a letter he sent Kiffin before the firing. "That is what you were hired to do. We can win with this team."

Excuse me Mr. Davis, you\'ll have a better chance of a winning season using the Cleveland Indians roster in football season. Al Davis needs to step down before the Raiders go anywhere.

posted by jojomfd1 at 05:32 AM on May 07

New Orleans Saints Defeat the Minnesota Vikings to Advance to the Super Bowl

Regardless of the OT calls, the Vikings should have won that game before then. You can't turn the ball over 5 times in many games and expect to win, especially a conference championship game to boot.

As for the NFL OT rules, they need change just as bad as the NCAA needs a playoff system. I am tired of seeing the most competitive games decided by a coin toss and subsequent field goal. There is no incentive to go for the touchdown in OT. The current OT rules remove the need to get the most points possible. It is getting nery old.

posted by jojomfd1 at 06:22 AM on January 26

Lifetime ban from Dominican Winter baseball for Offerman

Contemplates whether a donut addiction causses anger issues

Get pulled over once by an Ohio State Patrolman and you'll have the answer to that!

posted by jojomfd1 at 07:55 AM on January 21

Lifetime ban from Dominican Winter baseball for Offerman

Twice in 2.5 years, Offerman needs to be suspended from all organized baseball. That punch would have hurt, had it actually landed!

I can't help but wonder if that ump learned the art of falling from Sonny Liston?

posted by jojomfd1 at 05:04 AM on January 19

Jay Paterno: Coaches Have Lost Touch with Our Mission

There is a national signing day for all athletes to commit to a college. There should be at least a signing day for coaches around the same time. It is getting very old to see a college coach turn a program around and then ditch that same team, they worked so hard with, just before a bowl game. I'm not sure if this can ever be put back to the wat it was, with coaches actually working through the contracts they sign. There needs to be something put in place though.

It does make sense that Paterno's son is the one writting this, sounds like he has learned a lot from pops.

posted by jojomfd1 at 04:49 AM on January 19

McGwire Admits Using Steroids

I just watched the video in this link. It has made me realize one thing, Brian Williams is a complete A**hole. His opening line about ow McGwire has stopped lying is a bunch of crap. McGwire never said he didn't take steroids or HGH. It is the Media like tis example that can now leave this alone. Had it not been for them the McGwire thing most likely would not have dragged on as long as it did. Fifty bucks says Williams was cheering both Sosa and McGwire on the whole time in 1998. After all, who would get the credit for saving baseball according to the same media outlets that trash them now.

Am i glad he came out and admitted it, yes. Only for the fact that maybe now he can get his well deserved induction in to the hall. That way he can be where all the other great baseball players that cheated, drank and did drugs are too.

One more thing, Coach McGwire, please leave Alberts swing alone!

posted by jojomfd1 at 10:26 PM on January 11

Report: Arenas, Teammate Pulled Guns on Each Other in Locker Room

Maybe they should change their name back to the Bullets!

posted by jojomfd1 at 12:47 PM on January 01

Like It or Not, Caldwell Sticks to His Plan for Colts

Here in Ohio there is a radio show that has Bob Golic* for their host from 3-7pm. Even Golic ripped the Colts for resting their key players, and I agree. He said most players he knows would rather stay in the game and get the repetition that they get every week. Especially when they are ahead, there's no pushing anything, it is just sticking to the game plan. Not to mention if I was a paying fan in attendance for that game I'd be pissed about paying to see my team lose the game due to that reasoning. Even as a football fan I am still somewhat mad about not getting to see another run at a perfect season.(I wasn't born in '72 when the Dolphins did it.)

* www.wnir.com They broadcast their shows on the web also.

posted by jojomfd1 at 12:49 AM on December 30

Mark Ingram Wins Heisman

What a nice heartfelt acceptance speech. Mark Ingram has earned this award. I don't agree with Suh finishing fourth though, he should have been higher, possibly second or third.

posted by jojomfd1 at 01:03 AM on December 13

NFL Will End Revenue Sharing

As a Lions fan I have to ask.. uh, what parity?

As a Browns fan I was thinking the same thing. Then I remembered all those first round busts for picks. This will spell blackout for more cities than just Cleveland. Our last two games almost were blacked out, but the local TV channel and other businesses bought the remaining tickets and donated them. Wfrazerjr, you are right on it really is not that much money compared to the income of the large market teams.

posted by jojomfd1 at 01:38 PM on December 07

Florida State Lineman Remains Motionless for Entire Play

Looks like someone has alreay ran some extra laps for jumping offsides. That's one hell of a back at ya.

posted by jojomfd1 at 05:16 PM on December 03

Rasheed Wallace: Flopping is Watering Down the NBA

I can't wait to go to the Cavs vs. Celtics game in March now. Lets see if LeBron is smart enough to let his play do the talking.

posted by jojomfd1 at 02:26 PM on November 30