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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6255 on: August 11, 2014, 02:15:43 PM »
Yesterday, 7:30 PM
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Sounders FC     2 - 0      Houston Dynamo
                      Final

WOOT!!!
   

I take it Houston is the better club?
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6256 on: August 11, 2014, 08:20:23 PM »
Yesterday, 7:30 PM
CenturyLink Field

Sounders FC     2 - 0      Houston Dynamo
                      Final

WOOT!!!
   

I take it Houston is the better club?


No.....Seattle is


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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6257 on: August 12, 2014, 03:42:18 AM »
Yesterday, 7:30 PM
CenturyLink Field

Sounders FC     2 - 0      Houston Dynamo
                      Final

WOOT!!!
   

I take it Houston is the better club?


No.....Seattle is



Not sarcastic.  I thought the win came as a shocker.  I know almost nothing about American soccer.
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« Reply #6258 on: August 12, 2014, 09:03:03 AM »
Yesterday, 7:30 PM
CenturyLink Field

Sounders FC     2 - 0      Houston Dynamo
                      Final

WOOT!!!
   

I take it Houston is the better club?


No.....Seattle is



Not sarcastic.  I thought the win came as a shocker.  I know almost nothing about American soccer.

Seattle Sounders are the number one team in the western Conference and it looks like they are well on their way to winning a 4th US Open Cup (they've won 7 cups in total)

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6259 on: August 16, 2014, 01:07:36 AM »
Mo'ne Davis, a 13 year old girl, threw a complete game shutout (6 innings) with 8 strikeouts and no walks in Philadelphia's 4-0 victory over Nashville at the Little League (baseball) World Series.  Mo'ne is one of two girls playing in the World Series.

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« Reply #6260 on: August 16, 2014, 10:08:18 AM »
Mo'ne Davis, a 13 year old girl, threw a complete game shutout (6 innings) with 8 strikeouts and no walks in Philadelphia's 4-0 victory over Nashville at the Little League (baseball) World Series.  Mo'ne is one of two girls playing in the World Series.

She can throw 77 mph. Wowzers!  :o

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6261 on: August 18, 2014, 07:20:10 PM »


He's a man of wealth and taste.
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« Reply #6262 on: August 18, 2014, 07:25:43 PM »
I know who you are. You're the guy I took twice as a QB in fantasy football (once as a backuo, once as a starter) hoping you'd have a huge season, but you stunk.

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« Reply #6263 on: August 19, 2014, 06:57:05 AM »
Yesterday, 7:30 PM
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Sounders FC     2 - 0      Houston Dynamo
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WOOT!!!
   

I take it Houston is the better club?


No.....Seattle is



Not sarcastic.  I thought the win came as a shocker.  I know almost nothing about American soccer.

Seattle Sounders are the number one team in the western Conference and it looks like they are well on their way to winning a 4th US Open Cup (they've won 7 cups in total)

If they're top dog, who's next? Any rivalries?
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6264 on: August 19, 2014, 11:26:20 PM »
Mo'Ne Davis makes history as the first Little League player to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Some say that she could be the first woman to play in MLB - putting her on the same pro level with phenoms like Tiger Woods and LeBron James.

Personal opinion, I think the hype of Johnny Football (and perhaps Manziel himself) will be demolished by the Pittsburgh Steelers in his first NFL start.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6265 on: August 20, 2014, 12:44:24 AM »
Mo'Ne Davis makes history as the first Little League player to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Some say that she could be the first woman to play in MLB - putting her on the same pro level with phenoms like Tiger Woods and LeBron James.

Personal opinion, I think the hype of Johnny Football (and perhaps Manziel himself) will be demolished by the Pittsburgh Steelers in his first NFL start.
It seems that Johnny Football has become Johnny Flipoff. :D
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« Reply #6266 on: August 20, 2014, 12:50:40 AM »
Mo'Ne Davis makes history as the first Little League player to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Some say that she could be the first woman to play in MLB - putting her on the same pro level with phenoms like Tiger Woods and LeBron James.

Personal opinion, I think the hype of Johnny Football (and perhaps Manziel himself) will be demolished by the Pittsburgh Steelers in his first NFL start.
It seems that Johnny Football has become Johnny Flipoff. :D

That might be the only thing Manziel is famous for (if anyone remembers pre-season games) when he turns out to be a bust.

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« Reply #6267 on: August 20, 2014, 01:04:35 AM »
Mo'Ne Davis makes history as the first Little League player to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Some say that she could be the first woman to play in MLB - putting her on the same pro level with phenoms like Tiger Woods and LeBron James.

Personal opinion, I think the hype of Johnny Football (and perhaps Manziel himself) will be demolished by the Pittsburgh Steelers in his first NFL start.
It seems that Johnny Football has become Johnny Flipoff. :D
Flipoff? I thought he was of German descent.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6268 on: August 20, 2014, 01:09:05 AM »
Mo'Ne Davis makes history as the first Little League player to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Some say that she could be the first woman to play in MLB - putting her on the same pro level with phenoms like Tiger Woods and LeBron James.

Personal opinion, I think the hype of Johnny Football (and perhaps Manziel himself) will be demolished by the Pittsburgh Steelers in his first NFL start.
It seems that Johnny Football has become Johnny Flipoff. :D
Flipoff? I thought he was of German descent.
Do Germans have birds? Cuz he just gave one to the Redskins. :laugh:
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« Reply #6270 on: August 21, 2014, 12:13:40 AM »
Mo'ne Davis - another victim of the Sports Illustrated cover jinx....  She pitched 2 1/3 innings and struck out 6 as Pennsylvania lost to Nevada.  Pennsylvania will play in the elimination game on Saturday with a chance to advance to the US championship game to play against ... Nevada.

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6271 on: August 21, 2014, 12:34:40 AM »
Oh Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount, why must you cause me such problems?  >:(
Guys! They're not intercoursing. It's just an unfortunate angle.

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« Reply #6272 on: August 21, 2014, 12:46:37 AM »
Troy being Troy

I'd like to see Troy end Johnny Football's career on a Safety Blitz sack, fumble and return for a TD.  Troy is getting up in years - not sure if he still has the speed to catch up to shifty QBs like Manziel.

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« Reply #6273 on: August 21, 2014, 12:48:37 AM »
Judging from Manziel's play in the preseason, I think Johnny Football's career is more likely to end by riding the bench indefinitely than any monster tackle by Troy.  He has Ryan Leaf written all over him.
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« Reply #6274 on: August 21, 2014, 07:45:35 PM »
Oh yes . . . need to get a copy of this  ;D

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6276 on: August 22, 2014, 08:10:49 PM »
One of the few things I like about the NFL preseason is that there are games on almost every night.

We get the Canadian league on cable, once in a while. I wish that were every day too. :)

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« Reply #6277 on: August 22, 2014, 08:17:11 PM »
One of the few things I like about the NFL preseason is that there are games on almost every night.

We get the Canadian league on cable, once in a while. I wish that were every day too. :)

You can watch all the CFL games online at espn3.com. only locked games are those being shown on TV

and on that note, GO ARGOS!
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« Reply #6278 on: August 22, 2014, 08:22:43 PM »
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With just hours to go before a planned megadeal the would send Kevin Love to Cleveland, the Phoenix Suns reached out to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday to ask once more about the possibility of acquiring Love in a sign-and-trade for guard Eric Bledsoe, sources told ESPN.com.

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6279 on: August 27, 2014, 12:53:17 AM »
Catherine "CiCi" Bellis became the youngest woman, at 15 years old, to win a US Open tennis match since 1996 with her 3 set victory over 12th seeded and Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova.

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6280 on: August 27, 2014, 02:21:29 PM »
Josh Gordon, wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns, will serve a one year suspension for multiple violations of the NFL's substance abuse policy.  He is subject to further league punishment when his drunk driving case is adjudicated.

Meanwhile, Ray Rice, running back for the Baltimore Ravens, will serve a 2 game suspension for dragging his unconscious then-fiancee (now wife) out of an elevator at an Atlantic City casino.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6281 on: August 29, 2014, 01:19:46 AM »
The NFL revised its domestic violence policy increasing suspensions to 6 games for a first offense and a lifetime ban (with application for reinstatement available after 1 year) for a second offense.

Catherine "CiCi" Bellis lost her second round match at the US Open.

Nick Kyrgios advances to the 3rd round of the US Open - hopefully CBS shows that match on Saturday....

Finally, 19 year old Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill throws for 511 yards, breaking Johnny Manziel's record, against South Carolina.
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« Reply #6282 on: August 29, 2014, 07:28:10 PM »
Excited for FIBA anyone?
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« Reply #6283 on: August 29, 2014, 07:29:15 PM »
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Finally, 19 year old Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill throws for 511 yards, breaking Johnny Manziel's record, against South Carolina.
Does he have Manziel's signature money-sign?
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« Reply #6284 on: August 29, 2014, 07:47:11 PM »
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Finally, 19 year old Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill throws for 511 yards, breaking Johnny Manziel's record, against South Carolina.
Does he have Manziel's signature money-sign?

I don't know.   ???

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« Reply #6285 on: August 29, 2014, 09:37:07 PM »
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Finally, 19 year old Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill throws for 511 yards, breaking Johnny Manziel's record, against South Carolina.
Does he have Manziel's signature money-sign?

I don't know.   ???


He sure comes across a lot classier than Manziel did.

Unfortunately for the other teams in the SEC West, TX A&M looks like they may be even better this year. That's a scary thought.


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« Reply #6286 on: August 30, 2014, 07:56:42 PM »
"All Haley Burke wanted was to meet Tim Tebow.

So the Virginia teen, who has battled Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (an inherited connective tissue disorder) since she was 15, began talking with the Tim Tebow Foundation, hoping to get some face time with the former NFL quarterback.

She got way more than she bargained for."
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« Reply #6287 on: August 30, 2014, 08:56:34 PM »
Michael Sam got cut today.  Let the media conspiracy theories begin!
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« Reply #6288 on: August 31, 2014, 07:29:33 AM »
Yesterday first time in Poland begun Volleyball Men's World Championship. For us it's a great and historic event.
But yesterday's opening match (Poland-Serbia, so my two teams ;) ) was generally historical, as it's the biggest official volleyball match ever, I mean the number of supporters - about 64 000 (the match was played exceptionally at the National Stadium in Warsaw that had been built Football European Championship). My sister was lucky to be present at the stadium, I had to watch it in TV.

And although normally in such cases doesn't matter which team wins, in this case I was supporting Polish players because the championship takes place in their (and our) country. And Poland won, with a great predominance.

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« Reply #6289 on: August 31, 2014, 04:57:37 PM »
Michael Sam got cut today.  Let the media conspiracy theories begin!

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« Reply #6290 on: August 31, 2014, 05:30:41 PM »
Michael Sam got cut today.  Let the media conspiracy theories begin!

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6291 on: September 02, 2014, 09:23:49 AM »
Phillies pitchers Cole Hamels, Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon combined to throw a no-hitter against the Atlanta Braves yesterday. Even though Hamels had a no-no going through six innings, manager Ryne Sandberg chose to remove him for a pinch hitter after his pitch count reached 108. Hamels's stuff was unhittable, but he struggled with his control, walking five and hitting a batter. The next three pitchers each pitched one perfect inning to close out the gem. This marks the third time in Major League history and first time since 1991 that four pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/2014/09/01/cole-hamels-phillies-combined-no-hitter/14934639/
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6292 on: September 02, 2014, 09:24:38 AM »
My fantasy football draft is tonight.  Pray for me.  ;D
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6293 on: September 02, 2014, 10:34:21 AM »
Phillies pitchers Cole Hamels, Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon combined to throw a no-hitter against the Atlanta Braves yesterday. Even though Hamels had a no-no going through six innings, manager Ryne Sandberg chose to remove him for a pinch hitter after his pitch count reached 108. Hamels's stuff was unhittable, but he struggled with his control, walking five and hitting a batter. The next three pitchers each pitched one perfect inning to close out the gem. This marks the third time in Major League history and first time since 1991 that four pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/2014/09/01/cole-hamels-phillies-combined-no-hitter/14934639/

That's pretty neat!  :)

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« Reply #6295 on: September 03, 2014, 11:16:58 PM »
http://www.nhl.com/ice/m_news.htm?id=729437#&navid=nhl-search

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said the recent reports from Sports Business News which claimed the NHL would expand by four teams are false.

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« Reply #6297 on: September 06, 2014, 07:55:15 PM »
They left a large part of British Columbia off of 'Seahawks land'

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« Reply #6298 on: September 06, 2014, 07:56:48 PM »
The data they used was based on the preferences of US facebook users, is why the 13 Seahawks fans in Canada weren't counted  ;D

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #6299 on: September 06, 2014, 08:20:42 PM »
The data they used was based on the preferences of US facebook users, is why the 13 Seahawks fans in Canada weren't counted  ;D

Bah Humbug!  

They would not dare be 13......


12th man or nothing my friend....
« Last Edit: September 06, 2014, 08:21:10 PM by DeniseDenise »