October 18, 2019

October 17, 2019

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Nineteen: Between the five of them, two of Calgary, Saskatchewan, Winnipeg, tommytrump, and jagsnumberone will win the West Division and our little Pick 'Em. But which two? Your guess is as good as mine. Put on your thinking caps and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 10:55 PM - 8 comments

October 16, 2019

NFL Pick 'Em Week 7: J-E-T-S Edition: The NFL week begins Thursday with a Chiefs visit to the Broncos that's a lot more interesting than it was two weeks ago. In our Pick 'Em, the top three remain the same: Jagsnumberone, Cixelsyd and Ic23b. Wfrazerjr wins the week with 68.

posted by rcade to football at 12:00 AM - 19 comments

October 15, 2019

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October 12, 2019

Eliud Kipchoge Breaks Two-Hour Barrier in Marathon: Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya has become the first human to run a marathon in under two hours, a feat that's unofficial but still incredible. A July 2019 study by Simon D. Angus of Monash University predicted it will happen in an official race in 2032. I like the under on that.

posted by rcade to olympics at 04:39 PM - 0 comments

A very analog hobby finds a way to thrive in the digital age: How Baseball Cards Got Weird : The Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani appeared on at least 2,700 distinct rookie cards manufactured by just two companies, Topps and Panini. That might not sound much like scarcity, but nearly all of the variants were produced in limited runs—the more limited, the more valuable the card. The rarest, most coveted Ohtani sold for $184,056 last September, before his rookie season was over.

posted by rumple to baseball at 12:45 PM - 1 comment

October 11, 2019

October 10, 2019

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Eighteen : The West is up for grabs, and so is first place in our little Pick 'Em. Well, as long as your name starts with either a "T" or a "J". Check your name tags and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 11:47 AM - 9 comments

October 09, 2019

NFL Pick 'Em Week 6: One Less Gruden Edition: The New England Patriots will crush the New York Giants Thursday night to begin the sixth week of the season. In our pick 'em, Jagsnumberone wins the week with 69 and claims first place at 370. Cixelsyd ascends to second 24 back and Ic23b moves up to third. In other news I am mired in mediocrity. Make your selections.

posted by rcade to football at 12:00 AM - 25 comments

October 08, 2019

October 07, 2019

Jay Gruden Out as Washington Coach: Washington's NFL team has fired head coach Jay Gruden after an 0-5 start. He leaves with a 35-49-1 record and no postseason appearances.

posted by rcade to football at 04:25 PM - 5 comments

October 06, 2019

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October 03, 2019

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Seventeen: We have both a three-way tie for first in the West, and no longer a tie for first place in our standings. Grab your mirror and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 10:20 PM - 13 comments

October 02, 2019

NFL Pick 'Em Week 5: 902 Passing Yards Edition: Week 5 of the NFL season begins Thursday night when Les Mouflons visit Blue-ish Men Group. In our NFL Pick 'Em, Grum@work retakes first place, followed by Jagsnumberone climbing to second and Cixelsyd holding at third. Boaz wins the week with 69. Make your picks.

posted by rcade to football at 12:00 AM - 22 comments

October 01, 2019

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September 29, 2019

Bears 1936 Throwbacks Shine Light on NFL's Segregated Era: The Chicago Bears will be wearing 1936 throwback uniforms this Sunday as part of the team’s season-long centennial celebration. ... That means the black players currently on the Bears roster, including Hicks, Trevathan and Burton, will be the first African-Americans ever permitted to wear this uniform on the field.

posted by NoMich to football at 10:22 AM - 3 comments

September 28, 2019

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September 26, 2019

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Sixteen: Montreal enjoys the biggest comeback in franchise history, and tommytrump no longer enjoys a four-point lead. Grab your reading glasses and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 10:51 PM - 14 comments

Koharski's Donuts Returns on ESPN Fantasy Hockey: SportsFilter's ESPN Fantasy Hockey league Koharski's Donuts is back for its seventh consecutive season. We'll be drafting Sunday night at 9 p.m. Eastern. If you'd like to play, please leave a message. There could be openings or we might expand the league from 10 teams to 12 depending on interest.

posted by rcade to hockey at 02:33 PM - 4 comments

September 25, 2019

NFL Pick 'Em Week 4: Minshew Mania Edition: Week 4 of the NFL season begins Thursday night with an uncharacteristically nice matchup: Packers vs. Eagles. There's a new leader in SportsFilter's NFL Pick 'Em, as Tron7 scores 95 to take a five-point lead over former pacesetter Grum@work. Cixelsyd leaps into third only 9 back. That 95 is enough for Tron7 and Wfrazerjr to tie with the week's best score.

posted by rcade to football at 12:00 AM - 20 comments

September 24, 2019

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