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Tinman
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Name: El Conquistador Del Amore
Location: OZ
ZIP: 66061
Gender: Metallic
AIM: Tinman
Member since: January 25, 2006
Last visit: April 18, 2012

Tinman has posted 19 links and 163 comments to SportsFilter and 0 links and 0 comments to the Locker Room.

Sports Bio

Teams:

Kansas Jayhawks
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Chiefs (hey I'm a hometown massochist)
Whoever is playing Notre Dame
Whoever is playing the Yankees
Whoever is playing the Raiders

Moment:
'88 and '08 NCAA Basketball Championships. 20 years between and equally as sweet.

Recent Links

Sandusky Was Teaching Boys How To Shower: A defense attorney for accused child molester Jerry Sandusky has claimed that the former Penn State assistant football coach showered with young boys in order to teach them how to wash properly.

posted by Tinman to basketball at 11:20 AM on December 16 - 20 comments

No Charges for Bernie Fine : The statute of limitations has expired for two of the accusers in the Bernie Fine molestation investigation. The U.S. Secret Service continues to investigate the most recent allegations, but have not come to any conclusions as to whether or not they intend to bring charges.

posted by Tinman to basketball at 12:02 PM on December 07 - 10 comments

Big 12 Picking Up The Pieces: Now that the PAC 12 has rejected Oklahoma and Texas, the Big 12 is scrambling to pick up the pieces and rebuild a conference that seemed doomed to history only a few days ago.

posted by Tinman to general at 12:14 PM on September 22 - 8 comments

Royals All Time Leading Pitcher Paul Splittorff Has Died: Paul Splittorff - The Royals all time leading pitcher and long time voice of the Royals has died due to complications from melanoma.

posted by Tinman to baseball at 10:28 AM on May 25 - 5 comments

Broadcaster Loses Job After Tweets In Support of Reynolds: I said it the other day on this issue: The vast majority of us would lose our jobs for comments like those made by Todd Reynolds. This is proof, and I support the organization's move.

posted by Tinman to hockey at 11:33 AM on May 12 - 44 comments

Recent Comments

Pat Summit steps down as head coach at Tennesse

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posted by Tinman at 04:45 PM on April 18

Kentucky Will Face Kansas

Who's your daddy? (smack) WHO'S YOUR DADDY? (smack)

posted by Tinman at 02:48 PM on April 02

Kentucky Will Face Kansas

'Given that Kentucky's squad is mostly waiting for the NBA draft, that sounds about right.'

And hopefully for Kansas fans they will be too distracted by agents and dollar signs to actually show up tonight. As a realist, I have no realistic expectation of beating Kentucky; but as a KU fan I have to believe that anything can happen.

GO HAWKS!

posted by Tinman at 10:07 AM on April 02

Goodbye, Kid.

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posted by Tinman at 12:32 PM on February 17

1976 Newspaper Article: Death and Football

As a life long Chiefs fan, I have never heard of Stone Johnson. Of course, I wasn't alive at the time, but for the organization not to recognize the event more publicly, and permanently is a disservice to him and the sacrifices that players make for the game.

Chiefs fans are well aware of Joe Delaney, a promising running back who played for two seasons before a tragic drowning death in 1983. His death, while noble, heroic and tragic (he was attempting to save 3 children) was not football related and doubly saddeniing in that he didn't know how to swim. Delaney's number 37 while not retired, has not been used since.

How many other stories are there similar to this out there?

posted by Tinman at 10:57 AM on February 10

Mom Climbs Rocks with Baby on Board

In the US, that would have been grounds for an investigation and visit from Family Services as to the competency of the parent to retain custody. Just sayin'.

posted by Tinman at 11:32 AM on February 01

Sarah Burke passes away

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posted by Tinman at 08:23 AM on January 20

John Parr Remakes 'St. Elmos Fire' as 'Tim Tebow's Fire'

Let's be honest, this is more in the tradition of: New England, The Patriots and We....

Dear sweet fluffy lord WHY?

posted by Tinman at 03:44 PM on January 12

Liberian Soccer Legend Dies Homeless in Newark

So sad.

posted by Tinman at 09:30 AM on December 29

Greg Ostertag Seeks NBA Comeback

Greg, baby; we loved you at KU, they loved you in Salt Lake, but this is a cry for help. Conditioning was never your strong suit. What makes you think you can run the floor any better at 38 than you did when you were in your twenties? If this is about the money, I'm sure someone in Salt Lake would be happy to offer you a 9-5 job. Don't do it man.

posted by Tinman at 02:55 PM on December 28

Sandusky Was Teaching Boys How To Shower

What I meant by my original comment was: You have got to be f-ing kidding me. If that's his defense, he will die in jail. Good riddance.

posted by Tinman at 11:50 AM on December 16

Sandusky Was Teaching Boys How To Shower

Really?......I mean really?

posted by Tinman at 11:21 AM on December 16

James Harrison Suspended for McCoy Hit

@Debo -

Are you f'ing kidding me?!?!?! Harrison not only took the extra step, he had the time to consider: do I make this hit or not? He did, and there's consequences for his actions.

posted by Tinman at 02:35 PM on December 13

James Harrison Suspended for McCoy Hit

Harrison should be suspended for the remainder of the season. Given his penchant for violent cheap shots; and his utter disregard for fellow players, he has no place in the NFL. Hard hits are part of the game; but shots like he dealt to McCoy should be prosecuted.

posted by Tinman at 12:43 PM on December 13

No Charges for Bernie Fine

@beaver - The explanation I heard in one interview for the Secret Service being involved is that they are very good at tracking data back over time.

They will be reviewing all of the media that they took from his house, his hard drive, his financial records etc. They are going to try to build a record trail back to him and the remaining accuser.

I think ultimately anything they find will be handed over to another responsible agency, they just haven't said who that might be yet. I thought it was strange too. The Secret Services' edict is protecting elected officials and Treasury enforcement. I also think that this potentially muddys the chain of custody of any evidence they might collect.

posted by Tinman at 04:43 PM on December 07