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« Reply #3060 on: April 18, 2012, 06:06:45 PM »

The New York Giants' 2012 schedule was released yesterday, and I am ecstatic to see that they'll be playing the Bengals AT Cincinnati. I suffer from displaced fan syndrome out here, so this has pretty much made my day.

That is all.
I look forward to their loss. Smiley
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« Reply #3061 on: April 18, 2012, 10:57:45 PM »

The New York Giants' 2012 schedule was released yesterday, and I am ecstatic to see that they'll be playing the Bengals AT Cincinnati. I suffer from displaced fan syndrome out here, so this has pretty much made my day.

That is all.
I look forward to their loss. Smiley

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« Reply #3062 on: April 18, 2012, 11:31:15 PM »

The New York Giants' 2012 schedule was released yesterday, and I am ecstatic to see that they'll be playing the Bengals AT Cincinnati. I suffer from displaced fan syndrome out here, so this has pretty much made my day.

That is all.
I look forward to their loss. Smiley

Let me guess.... Dallas? Philthy?  Wink
from what i can remember, that person is a bengals fan.

and, personally, screw the NJG and the NJJ, for being from new jersey/downstate
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« Reply #3063 on: April 19, 2012, 01:16:00 AM »

Can it possibly get any worse for the Cavaliers? At the end of the 3rd quarter of their game against Detroit last night, the score read as follows:

Detroit 100, Cleveland 50

YIKES!!! Shocked
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« Reply #3064 on: April 19, 2012, 06:25:35 PM »

The New York Giants' 2012 schedule was released yesterday, and I am ecstatic to see that they'll be playing the Bengals AT Cincinnati. I suffer from displaced fan syndrome out here, so this has pretty much made my day.

That is all.
I look forward to their loss. Smiley

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« Reply #3065 on: April 19, 2012, 07:15:58 PM »

The New York Giants' 2012 schedule was released yesterday, and I am ecstatic to see that they'll be playing the Bengals AT Cincinnati. I suffer from displaced fan syndrome out here, so this has pretty much made my day.

That is all.
I look forward to their loss. Smiley

Let me guess.... Dallas? Philthy?  Wink
from what i can remember, that person is a bengals fan.

and, personally, screw the NJG and the NJJ, for being from new jersey/downstate

Is that because Buffalo never wins anything?
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« Reply #3066 on: April 19, 2012, 08:20:40 PM »

The New York Giants' 2012 schedule was released yesterday, and I am ecstatic to see that they'll be playing the Bengals AT Cincinnati. I suffer from displaced fan syndrome out here, so this has pretty much made my day.

That is all.
I look forward to their loss. Smiley

Let me guess.... Dallas? Philthy?  Wink
from what i can remember, that person is a bengals fan.

and, personally, screw the NJG and the NJJ, for being from new jersey/downstate


Is that because Buffalo never wins anything?

Nice!
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« Reply #3067 on: April 19, 2012, 11:43:13 PM »

The New York Giants' 2012 schedule was released yesterday, and I am ecstatic to see that they'll be playing the Bengals AT Cincinnati. I suffer from displaced fan syndrome out here, so this has pretty much made my day.

That is all.
I look forward to their loss. Smiley

Let me guess.... Dallas? Philthy?  Wink
from what i can remember, that person is a bengals fan.

and, personally, screw the NJG and the NJJ, for being from new jersey/downstate


Is that because Buffalo never wins anything?

Nice!

You all are just jealous. Buffalo has a superbowl losing streak that will never be broken. NEVA!
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« Reply #3068 on: April 19, 2012, 11:44:44 PM »

The New York Giants' 2012 schedule was released yesterday, and I am ecstatic to see that they'll be playing the Bengals AT Cincinnati. I suffer from displaced fan syndrome out here, so this has pretty much made my day.

That is all.
I look forward to their loss. Smiley

Let me guess.... Dallas? Philthy?  Wink
from what i can remember, that person is a bengals fan.

and, personally, screw the NJG and the NJJ, for being from new jersey/downstate


Is that because Buffalo never wins anything?

Nice!

You all are just jealous. Buffalo has a superbowl losing streak that will never be broken. NEVA!
Yup, the only team ever to play in four consecutive Super Bowls. Wink
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« Reply #3069 on: April 20, 2012, 09:33:54 AM »

The New York Giants' 2012 schedule was released yesterday, and I am ecstatic to see that they'll be playing the Bengals AT Cincinnati. I suffer from displaced fan syndrome out here, so this has pretty much made my day.

That is all.
I look forward to their loss. Smiley

Let me guess.... Dallas? Philthy?  Wink
from what i can remember, that person is a bengals fan.

and, personally, screw the NJG and the NJJ, for being from new jersey/downstate


Is that because Buffalo never wins anything?

Nice!

You all are just jealous. Buffalo has a superbowl losing streak that will never be broken. NEVA!
Yup, the only team ever to play in four consecutive Super Bowls. Wink

And come home with rings from 0.

This is one of the reasons why:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCHZFwDCNyA
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« Reply #3070 on: April 20, 2012, 09:52:32 AM »

The New York Giants' 2012 schedule was released yesterday, and I am ecstatic to see that they'll be playing the Bengals AT Cincinnati. I suffer from displaced fan syndrome out here, so this has pretty much made my day.

That is all.
I look forward to their loss. Smiley

Let me guess.... Dallas? Philthy?  Wink
from what i can remember, that person is a bengals fan.

and, personally, screw the NJG and the NJJ, for being from new jersey/downstate


Is that because Buffalo never wins anything?

Nice!

You all are just jealous. Buffalo has a superbowl losing streak that will never be broken. NEVA!
Yup, the only team ever to play in four consecutive Super Bowls. Wink

And come home with rings from 0.

This is one of the reasons why:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCHZFwDCNyA
You guys are always looking at the negative. I prefer to think of the Bills as the only team ever good enough to play in four straight Super Bowls. Can any other team boast of that?
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« Reply #3071 on: April 20, 2012, 02:49:11 PM »

Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

Can it possibly get any worse for the Cavaliers? At the end of the 3rd quarter of their game against Detroit last night, the score read as follows:

Detroit 100, Cleveland 50

YIKES!!! Shocked

Well, LeBron James aside, the Cavs will always be the Cavz, unfortunately for them Wink

All is not lost, the Clippers are within a half game of taking the Pacific Division, something which has simply been unimaginable in their 30 plus years in the Laker-Phoenix division, Lord Have Mercy even the Warriors got a few!  And look at the Thunder, went from laughing stocks at the bottom to one the most heavy hitting teams in a decade? I also never thought the Bulls would be in contention again, after their dismal post-Jordan years.. you just never know in the NBA, one season you are riding the lottery and the next your clinching the Championship trophy..

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« Reply #3072 on: April 20, 2012, 04:40:25 PM »

Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

Can it possibly get any worse for the Cavaliers? At the end of the 3rd quarter of their game against Detroit last night, the score read as follows:

Detroit 100, Cleveland 50

YIKES!!! Shocked

Well, LeBron James aside, the Cavs will always be the Cavz, unfortunately for them Wink

All is not lost, the Clippers are within a half game of taking the Pacific Division, something which has simply been unimaginable in their 30 plus years in the Laker-Phoenix division, Lord Have Mercy even the Warriors got a few!  And look at the Thunder, went from laughing stocks at the bottom to one the most heavy hitting teams in a decade? I also never thought the Bulls would be in contention again, after their dismal post-Jordan years.. you just never know in the NBA, one season you are riding the lottery and the next your clinching the Championship trophy..

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« Reply #3073 on: April 21, 2012, 07:24:33 PM »

Congratulations to White Sox pitcher Philip Humber, who just pitched the 21st perfect game in Major League history.

http://scores.espn.go.com/mlb/recap?gameId=320421112
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« Reply #3074 on: April 21, 2012, 08:05:40 PM »

Really sad to see Pat Summit retire as head coach of the University of Tennessee's Lady Vols basketball team. 38 years of winning records. 1098 wins and 8 championships. That's amazing. Sad to hear about her early onset Alzheimers. Hopefully they'll be able to keep its progress as slow as possible. May God have mercy on her!
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« Reply #3075 on: April 21, 2012, 11:04:42 PM »

Braves are on fire right now!!!
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« Reply #3076 on: April 22, 2012, 12:09:21 AM »

Braves are on fire right now!!!

And I couldn't be happier with that! Great way to recover from a 0-4 start.

Also, I hope no one around here is a Red Sox fan. That's just gotta hurt.
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« Reply #3077 on: April 22, 2012, 12:47:18 AM »

Braves are on fire right now!!!

And I couldn't be happier with that! Great way to recover from a 0-4 start.

Also, I hope no one around here is a Red Sox fan. That's just gotta hurt.
It's gotta hurt to be a Mariners fan right now, too, what with their inability to get anyone on base today against Mr. Humber.
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« Reply #3078 on: April 22, 2012, 12:58:18 AM »

I was just happy at how many games I got to take in today with hockey and baseball going on and the Pirates won today
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« Reply #3079 on: April 22, 2012, 02:01:07 AM »

The other day while entering grades into the computer, I couldn't help but set Hal McRae's infamous rant on repeat. Sometimes, I wish I could have an outburst like that in class, heh.
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« Reply #3080 on: April 22, 2012, 11:14:35 AM »

The New York Giants' 2012 schedule was released yesterday, and I am ecstatic to see that they'll be playing the Bengals AT Cincinnati. I suffer from displaced fan syndrome out here, so this has pretty much made my day.

That is all.
I look forward to their loss. Smiley

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from what i can remember, that person is a bengals fan.

and, personally, screw the NJG and the NJJ, for being from new jersey/downstate


Is that because Buffalo never wins anything?

Nice!

You all are just jealous. Buffalo has a superbowl losing streak that will never be broken. NEVA!
Yup, the only team ever to play in four consecutive Super Bowls. Wink

And come home with rings from 0.

This is one of the reasons why:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCHZFwDCNyA
You guys are always looking at the negative. I prefer to think of the Bills as the only team ever good enough to play in four straight Super Bowls. Can any other team boast of that?

Always a bridesmaid...
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« Reply #3081 on: April 22, 2012, 08:57:03 PM »

I was just happy at how many games I got to take in today with hockey and baseball going on and the Pirates won today

I took a weekend trip down to pittsburgh, and watched that game Smiley


and oh, flyers beat the pens, good by pens, enjoying golfing Smiley
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« Reply #3082 on: April 22, 2012, 09:12:54 PM »

Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

This Lakers-Thunder game was perhaps the best game of the season, second only to the Miami-Chicago game two weeks ago and the Clippers-Lakers game that same day!  Insane! Physically intense! Thunder's flaw, not passing the ball around as much as usual which has always been their strength.  Lakers strength, pure and utter grit.

Lakers knew it was a must win to stay in the division race, but it Clippers win out the season they can still capture their first division title ever in three decades of existence. That would be pretty exciting for them.  It was also a must win for the Thunder to be able to get a real hold on 1st place in the West, I honestly don't understand who, how, or what these rising Spurs are, but they've been a dominating threat for weeks now and I think OKC just slipped out of conference contention now. 

Heat-Lakers is looking like a real possibility for the Finals, and I never would have imagined LA getting half a chance at the 2nd round, but now the are looking for sure at least to get to the Western Conference finals, but Thunder or Spurs will be a serious threat in 7 games.. Memphis too Wink

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« Reply #3083 on: April 24, 2012, 12:58:04 AM »

Not a good time to be a Saints fan...
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« Reply #3084 on: April 24, 2012, 01:13:53 AM »

Not a good time to be a Saints fan...
If things keep going like this, we may end up seeing the Saints forfeit their Super Bowl win from a couple years ago. Tongue
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« Reply #3085 on: April 24, 2012, 10:46:58 AM »

Not a good time to be a Saints fan...
If things keep going like this, we may end up seeing the Saints forfeit their Super Bowl win from a couple years ago. Tongue

Things keep getting crazier and crazier in New Orleans.  Shocked Saints they ain't.
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« Reply #3086 on: April 24, 2012, 04:18:25 PM »

Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

Not a good time to be a Saints fan...
If things keep going like this, we may end up seeing the Saints forfeit their Super Bowl win from a couple years ago. Tongue

Things keep getting crazier and crazier in New Orleans.  Shocked Saints they ain't.

and my squeaky clean Falcons just keep looker rosier and rosier in their division Wink

Who Dat had some good times but we always knew that calling them Saints was a hopeless euphemism.

Also, poor Metta World Peace.  I know its Harden who got hit, and I pray he is ok, after all I am an OKC fan and Harden is clutch.  But also, he has been playing a dangerous game of drawing fouls lately which can always risk injury.  Further, when I look at the replays, it seems quite clear to me that while World Peace clearly intended to elbow Harden, I don't think he knew it was a headshot, rather probably thought it was gonna hit the shoulders like in a mosh pit.  That is not as dirty then as people make it out to seem, or even as dirty as Bynum's blow to Barea last season, after all that is why in the NBA rules elbowing is only a 2 game suspension.  I hope they don't lynch World Peace because of his troubled history, he really has made a remarkable turn around and is a quite likeable guy.  I pray for the best, but sports are inherently gossipy, look at how they are villifying Lamar in Dallas, as if that entire team hadn't always been negative, antagonistic, and caustic to him since the first day he put on a Dallas uniform.  What did they expect, him to become their next Tyson Chandler? They should have been smart, used their basketball IQ and set up a quick trade just like Houston did for the Fish.  The initial Odom trade to New Orleans had also already planned to send Lamar straight to New Jersey, everybody knows you have to shuffle around players after a disgruntled trade, if anything the fact that Lamar even played 50 plus games as Maverick shows his good character in the first place!! After all, his pops is in poor health and as Laker office always does, they through that brother to the wolves even when in November they had a worked out an understanding that he even could have missed some road games to say in LA and take care of his dad.  That is messed up what Lakers did to him, didn't even give him a days notice to make arrangements.  I hope he comes back a Clipper or goes and helps fill in the Heats woes at the center position, Lamar is the closest thing to Magic Johnson's five-position flexibility aside from LeBron, and equally a nice guy to boot!

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« Reply #3087 on: April 24, 2012, 04:53:11 PM »

I just received my Chris Paul #3 beer koozie in the mail! It looks like a real Clippers jersey. Can't wait to show it off at a BBQ or something...  Cheesy
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« Reply #3088 on: April 25, 2012, 01:00:29 PM »

A current headline at espn is: "NBA suspends World Peace 7 games for elbow." It hardly seems fair that they would put an end to world peace because of an elbow. I didn't even know that such peace existed Huh
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« Reply #3089 on: April 25, 2012, 04:11:58 PM »

Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

A current headline at espn is: "NBA suspends World Peace 7 games for elbow." It hardly seems fair that they would put an end to world peace because of an elbow. I didn't even know that such peace existed Huh

The bigger drama is that an elbow is usually only 2 game suspension, punches are higher.  Agreeing that it was an unintended head shot (did Metta intend to hit Harden, of course;  Did Metta intend to hit Harden in the head, I'd say not) I can concede the suspension appropriate, and the Laker team and office have also seemed to follow this course.  What I hope is the Metta isn't lynched in the sports pages, he has really had a great change in his career from the malice infamy, and honestly, is one of the most likeable players in a Laker jersey since Lamar and Fish were traded away.  Lakers is a cut-throat, selfish franchise, which is why I am a born and raised Angelino but insistently refuse to use the word "fan" to attach with my relationship with the Lakers, though I was at the parades mos def Wink

Poor Kareem, while he will never be a Kobe in regards to popularity and sports pages sex appeal, Kobe will simply never be a Kareem on the court!  Kobe just had his 12th consecutive 1500 point season, which is incredible, putting in the good company of the Malone brothers and Elvin Hayes for the second longest streaks in NBA history.  Who is first? Kareem of course, with an unbeatable 17 consecutive seasons!! Also, Kobe is steadily climbing the all-time career scoring list, I believe he is sitting at fifth, and with at least 2 or 3 seasons left he is sure to keep climbing because it is close.  But could he get first? Probably not, Kobe would have to average 28 points a game for 4 consecutive seasons in order to get first.  Who is first? Kareem of course.  The beauty of Kareem's stats is they are virtually unbreakable because the closest player to touch them statistically will be Kobe Bryant and it will have taken him at least 15-17 seasons to have done that, playing at an equally unbeatable level to rise to perhaps rightfully to second behind Kareem's first.  However Kareem never really got to be the kind of household name that Magic, Bird, Jordan, Shaq, and Kobe have become across multiple generations.  The folks who saw Kareem know, but his personality was to combative for the spotlight and so he could never muster the kind of popularity that the other greats have, even though in many respects he is by the far the greatest, and not just for being the all-time highest scorer but for the unworldly playing style that catapulted him to those heights.

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« Reply #3090 on: April 25, 2012, 04:57:24 PM »

I am beyond glad that Barcelona are OUT of the Champions League......it makes me sick to have to root for Chelsea but.......

Here's hoping for an English/German final Smiley

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« Reply #3091 on: April 25, 2012, 04:59:35 PM »

I am beyond glad that Barcelona are OUT of the Champions League......it makes me sick to have to root for Chelsea but.......

Here's hoping for an English/German final Smiley

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Yay! I am tired of seeing the same teams every time I turn on Fox Soccer Channel. Here's hoping we get an interesting end!
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« Reply #3092 on: April 25, 2012, 05:01:41 PM »

Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

A current headline at espn is: "NBA suspends World Peace 7 games for elbow." It hardly seems fair that they would put an end to world peace because of an elbow. I didn't even know that such peace existed Huh

The bigger drama is that an elbow is usually only 2 game suspension, punches are higher.  Agreeing that it was an unintended head shot (did Metta intend to hit Harden, of course;  Did Metta intend to hit Harden in the head, I'd say not) I can concede the suspension appropriate, and the Laker team and office have also seemed to follow this course.  What I hope is the Metta isn't lynched in the sports pages, he has really had a great change in his career from the malice infamy, and honestly, is one of the most likeable players in a Laker jersey since Lamar and Fish were traded away.  Lakers is a cut-throat, selfish franchise, which is why I am a born and raised Angelino but insistently refuse to use the word "fan" to attach with my relationship with the Lakers, though I was at the parades mos def Wink

Poor Kareem, while he will never be a Kobe in regards to popularity and sports pages sex appeal, Kobe will simply never be a Kareem on the court!  Kobe just had his 12th consecutive 1500 point season, which is incredible, putting in the good company of the Malone brothers and Elvin Hayes for the second longest streaks in NBA history.  Who is first? Kareem of course, with an unbeatable 17 consecutive seasons!! Also, Kobe is steadily climbing the all-time career scoring list, I believe he is sitting at fifth, and with at least 2 or 3 seasons left he is sure to keep climbing because it is close.  But could he get first? Probably not, Kobe would have to average 28 points a game for 4 consecutive seasons in order to get first.  Who is first? Kareem of course.  The beauty of Kareem's stats is they are virtually unbreakable because the closest player to touch them statistically will be Kobe Bryant and it will have taken him at least 15-17 seasons to have done that, playing at an equally unbeatable level to rise to perhaps rightfully to second behind Kareem's first.  However Kareem never really got to be the kind of household name that Magic, Bird, Jordan, Shaq, and Kobe have become across multiple generations.  The folks who saw Kareem know, but his personality was to combative for the spotlight and so he could never muster the kind of popularity that the other greats have, even though in many respects he is by the far the greatest, and not just for being the all-time highest scorer but for the unworldly playing style that catapulted him to those heights.
That, and his virtually unblockable sky hook.
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« Reply #3093 on: April 25, 2012, 05:10:27 PM »

I am beyond glad that Barcelona are OUT of the Champions League......it makes me sick to have to root for Chelsea but.......

Here's hoping for an English/German final Smiley

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Yay! I am tired of seeing the same teams every time I turn on Fox Soccer Channel. Here's hoping we get an interesting end!
Its on penalties now..I say Real unfortunately.

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« Reply #3094 on: April 25, 2012, 06:24:05 PM »

I am beyond glad that Barcelona are OUT of the Champions League......it makes me sick to have to root for Chelsea but.......

Here's hoping for an English/German final Smiley

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Yay! I am tired of seeing the same teams every time I turn on Fox Soccer Channel. Here's hoping we get an interesting end!
Its on penalties now..I say Real unfortunately.

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Nope! Bayern Munich Vs. Chelsea for the Champion's League Final, should be a good one.
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« Reply #3095 on: April 25, 2012, 10:23:36 PM »

Ahhh... the Bruins are out. Praise the Lord!
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« Reply #3096 on: April 25, 2012, 10:24:14 PM »

Ahhh... the Bruins are out. Praise the Lord!

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« Reply #3097 on: April 25, 2012, 10:58:55 PM »

Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!



Better ask the Canucks.. what seed were they, oh right, first Wink

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« Reply #3098 on: April 25, 2012, 11:03:17 PM »

R.I.P., Eric.

Sorry, nothing sportsy from me.  Been a horrible week on that front.  Nevertheless, Up The Blades come Saturday v Stevenage!
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« Reply #3099 on: April 25, 2012, 11:14:41 PM »

Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

Better ask the Canucks.. what seed were they, oh right, first Wink

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That's 'cause the Kings are loaded to the hilt with good Canadian hockey players... and Jonathan Quick, of course!
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« Reply #3100 on: April 26, 2012, 09:40:27 AM »

Have we seen our last NFL Pro Bowl?
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« Reply #3101 on: April 26, 2012, 10:30:31 AM »

Well, it always seemed to me to be one of the few All-Star games that didn't really add anything to the season and didn't do much to settle the debate about who's the better conference- since it was not held in the middle of the year, like other ASGs, and it's after the championship.
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« Reply #3102 on: April 26, 2012, 10:34:57 AM »

Well, it always seemed to me to be one of the few All-Star games that didn't really add anything to the season and didn't do much to settle the debate about who's the better conference- since it was not held in the middle of the year, like other ASGs, and it's after the championship.
The last few years the Pro Bowl was played in the week between the conference championship games and the Super Bowl. However, players on the two Super Bowl teams were not permitted to play in the Pro Bowl, which stripped the two Pro Bowl teams of many of their best players.
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« Reply #3103 on: April 26, 2012, 12:48:39 PM »

Every year I tune in to watch the Pro Bowl expecting (hoping?) it will be a fun time, and every year I turn the channel in disgust sometime in the second quarter.

I really like the concept of the Pro Bowl in theory, but something definitely needs to change with the way that theory translates to reality.
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« Reply #3104 on: April 26, 2012, 01:26:49 PM »

Well, it always seemed to me to be one of the few All-Star games that didn't really add anything to the season and didn't do much to settle the debate about who's the better conference- since it was not held in the middle of the year, like other ASGs, and it's after the championship.
The last few years the Pro Bowl was played in the week between the conference championship games and the Super Bowl. However, players on the two Super Bowl teams were not permitted to play in the Pro Bowl, which stripped the two Pro Bowl teams of many of their best players.

Aha! Well, too bad then.
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