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Name: Bill Lazar
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Location: Lake Oswego, OR
ZIP: 97034
Gender: male
Member since: March 23, 2003
Last visit: July 20, 2017

billsaysthis has posted 212 links and 5073 comments to SportsFilter and 55 links and 1533 comments to the Locker Room.

Sports Bio

Brazilian soccername: Binhosa

Fan of:
- Liverpool FC
- USC Trojans (class of '83, except I had no class while in attendance)
- Original SJ Earthquakes, RIP
- Barcelona FC
- SJ Sharks
- 49ers
- NY Giants

Baseball seriously sucks, it's boring, they could shut down MLB tomorrow and I'd be happy especially since the channel that broadcasts the SF Giants games is a Fox affiliate and their games regularly screw up my viewing schedule.

I won the 2005 NFL Playoff Pool

Recent Links

Cristiano Ronaldo 'wants to leave' Real Madrid after being accused of tax fraud: It's silly season for soccer as the rumors go deep into the crazy. Real Madrid may pay as much as 135 million for 18 year old French striker Kyian Mbappe (who's started only since November for Monaco). Arsenal, Liverpool or PSG may go in for Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with bids nearing $100M. Another 18 year old, keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma tells AC Milan he will not renew contract before it expires next Summer, so he may go for a fee far exceeding the current record for a goal-minder. And Roman Abramovich will sack Antonio Conte if Chelsea boss continues behaviour despite running away with the Premier League in his first season.

posted by billsaysthis to soccer at 11:37 AM on June 16 - 2 comments

Under-20 World Cup: England beat Venezuela in final: The Young Lions ride a Dominic Calvin-Lewert first half goal and outstanding goalkeeping by Freddie Woodman to bring home the nation's first world championship at any level in 51 years. Venezuela were camped in the England end almost the entire second half but between Woodman and a packed back line were never able to breakthrough.

posted by billsaysthis to soccer at 03:01 PM on June 11 - 1 comment

1860 Munich suffer double relegation to amateur leagues after owner refuses to pay license fee: A once-great German club nears collapse after a very sad two years of horrible on-field results.

posted by billsaysthis to soccer at 08:13 PM on June 02 - 3 comments

Huddersfield Town have been promoted to the Premier League for the first time by beating Reading 4-3 on penalties at Wembley: The most valuable game in sport, the Terriers will earn an estimated $200M after defeating Reading for the third Championship promotion spot. Managed by (German-)American David Wagner, the underdogs contained Reading's attack and won in penalties on the goaltending of Liverpool FC loanee Danny Ward. A look back at how they got here. (Reading made the playoffs yet failed to win promotion for the fourth consecutive season...)

posted by billsaysthis to soccer at 11:33 AM on May 30 - 4 comments

Forest Green Rovers: The village team that reached the English Football Leagu: The Nailsworth-based club, who once played in the Stroud League, beat Tranmere 3-1 at Wembley and next season fans from Coventry City, Swindon Town and Port Vale will be weaving through the Gloucestershire countryside to reach their New Lawn home.

posted by billsaysthis to soccer at 11:21 AM on May 15 - 1 comment

Recent Comments

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

From the Perhaps-a-bit-on-the-nose-department: Forever an owner's league: why NFL superstars are never truly free.

posted by billsaysthis at 11:41 AM on July 19

SportsFilter: The Friday Huddle

NoMich, I assume you'd use clip starting around 55 seconds when Coleman starts his solo? Not sure MLB would be down with that kind of Jazz...

posted by billsaysthis at 11:42 AM on July 15

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

The worst 20 seconds of top-level soccer ever?

posted by billsaysthis at 04:36 PM on July 12

Wayne Rooney Signs Two-Year Deal with Everton

From a Red perpsective

posted by billsaysthis at 10:16 AM on July 12

SportsFilter: The Monday Huddle

Saw some of the end of this during lunch just now. Not quite Seven Days in Hell but heck of a lot longer than one would've expected.

posted by billsaysthis at 04:20 PM on July 10

What football will look like in the future

I saw this and was thinking of linking it but then incredibly strange animation threw me off. Didn't even see how to read the actual article...

posted by billsaysthis at 04:17 PM on July 10

Tennis Player Suffers Terrible Knee Injury at Wimbledon

Holy crap, that's terrible! Hope she's back on the court as soon as reasonable.

posted by billsaysthis at 12:17 PM on July 07

SportsFilter: The Monday Huddle

That is not a good track record.

posted by billsaysthis at 03:55 PM on July 04

SCOTUS will hear New Jersey sports betting case

How much of the take will be set aside for match fixing investigation and enforcement if, as the article implies, many states in addition to NJ will legalize after a SCOTUS win.

Wonder if Vegas is taking bets on the outcome...

posted by billsaysthis at 10:56 AM on June 28

Celtics Trade No. 1 Pick to 76ers

LBC will wind down at some point? Unless he's a really clever android...

posted by billsaysthis at 08:19 PM on June 19

Soccer Rules Body Considers Timed 30-Minute Halves

Agree with the complaints on lax timekeeping but I lover @beaverboard's rant!.

posted by billsaysthis at 08:18 PM on June 19

Cristiano Ronaldo 'wants to leave' Real Madrid after being accused of tax fraud

And past summers keep on giving... as Sunderland are forced to pay over $10M for a failed, strange transfer.

posted by billsaysthis at 10:14 PM on June 17

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

Ex-Buffalo Bills WR James Hardy found dead after being missing for 10 days.

posted by billsaysthis at 07:38 PM on June 08

SportsFilter: The Monday Huddle


posted by billsaysthis at 11:31 AM on June 05

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

The second half of the Champions League yesterday shocked me. I mean, after conceding just three goals in the entire competition WTF?!?! The way Modric and Isco broke down the Juve defense was surprising enough but Buffon too? Two of the goals only likely going in because they were deflected counts for something... By injury time I was like, blow the whistle, blow the whistle, end the misery.

posted by billsaysthis at 12:53 PM on June 04