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lilredrooster
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November 12th, 2018 at 4:32:48 AM permalink
very touching story about the Griffin twins who both play for the Seahawks
Shaquem Griffin made it to the NFL although he's missing a hand - helped greatly by his brother Shaquill
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/shaquem-griffin-seattle-seahawks-linebacker-talks-to-60-minutes-on-his-hand-amputation-and-pact-with-his-brother-shaquill/
"that ball hit his hands. that's a foul ball. the hands are part of the bat"........... "O.K. you think the hands are part of the bat then go down to Dick's Sporting Goods and buy a bat with hands attached." former MLB umpire Jim Evans
lilredrooster
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November 25th, 2018 at 2:16:00 AM permalink
unbelievable - sports can be exciting
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/sec/2018/11/25/texas-am-lsu-aggies-win-after-seven-overtimes-74-72/2106805002/
"that ball hit his hands. that's a foul ball. the hands are part of the bat"........... "O.K. you think the hands are part of the bat then go down to Dick's Sporting Goods and buy a bat with hands attached." former MLB umpire Jim Evans
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November 25th, 2018 at 7:23:06 AM permalink
Quote: lilredrooster

unbelievable - sports can be exciting
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/sec/2018/11/25/texas-am-lsu-aggies-win-after-seven-overtimes-74-72/2106805002/



This game brought back bad memories for me. Arkansas vs ole miss. 2001 or 2002. Over under was something like 60 and I had the under on the 10th leg of a parlay card. They go to overtime tied at something in the teens. They played something like 5 overtimes and nearly doubled the over and I lost my large parlay over it. To make matters worse there was a short fg missed in one of the early overtimes.
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November 25th, 2018 at 7:33:03 AM permalink
Quote: lilredrooster

very touching story about the Griffin twins who both play for the Seahawks
Shaquem Griffin made it to the NFL although he's missing a hand - helped greatly by his brother Shaquill
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/shaquem-griffin-seattle-seahawks-linebacker-talks-to-60-minutes-on-his-hand-amputation-and-pact-with-his-brother-shaquill/



Thanks for sharing. Somehow I never heard of this story.
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November 25th, 2018 at 9:08:23 AM permalink
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Also forgot about superteams in the NBA.

Great another Warriors vs Cavs championship game. Yawn



That's the issue for me. I enjoy watching some of the better players. However the entire regular season and much of the playoffs are basically just exhibition games, with no significance whatsoever, unless you are rooting for your team to lose for a higher draft pick.

I don't understand how people are like, Orlando Magic fans. Don't get me wrong. I can root for a loser. I'm a Bears fan. But, look what's happening this year. The Bears are good! It's a big surprise and, in a given game, my team can beat anybody. Almost the entire NBA is totally out of the running as we speak, a few weeks into the season. And for next season! And probably, for the season after that.

I bet there are 20 teams in the NBA where the chances of them winning a title in the next two years are maybe 1%. How is that exciting? It's just too static.

Soccer is the same way, but even worse, because instead of your only hope being to draft the next Lebron, your only hope is for your team to be purchased by some evil middle eastern despot or the Russian mob.
DRich
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November 25th, 2018 at 11:58:13 AM permalink
Quote: Rigondeaux



I bet there are 20 teams in the NBA where the chances of them winning a title in the next two years are maybe 1%. How is that exciting? It's just too static.



I think when you are a fan of a team, every win is exciting. It is the average person like myself that can't relate unless there is a bigger story involved..
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Rigondeaux
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November 25th, 2018 at 1:28:09 PM permalink
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My comment was more facetious or flippant and not as something that should be taken seriously. I still can't stand it, regardless. I'll give a quick summary in spoiler below.

Beethoven is awesome. I don't even know how many times I've listened to Beethoven's 9'th.


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Damn. I only heard you listen to Justin timberman and so forth.

Let's get a group to go to the symphony.
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November 25th, 2018 at 1:42:49 PM permalink
The Buffalo Sabres are the hottest team in North American professional sports. Last year they were by far the worst hockey team in the NHL.
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November 25th, 2018 at 2:55:40 PM permalink
But still Buffalo probably won't make the playoffs
50-50-90 Rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there is a 90% probability you'll get it wrong
SOOPOO
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November 25th, 2018 at 3:39:34 PM permalink
Quote: vegas

But still Buffalo probably won't make the playoffs



I disagree. I think they are a 9-16 team in the league. Bottom half playoff team. Time will tell.

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