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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7560 on: August 31, 2018, 02:25:23 PM »
Serena Williams is made of pure, unadulterated awesome, and so are her court outfits.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7561 on: September 09, 2018, 09:46:43 PM »
A blast from the past, 2016.

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Serena Williams: Rising Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka is 'very dangerous'

MELBOURNE – When Naomi Osaka, an 18-year-old rising star in women’s tennis, won her final qualifying match on Saturday at the Australian Open, a swarm of Japanese fans followed her off the court.
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Osaka is half black and half Japanese. She’s the daughter of a Japanese mother and Haitian father. When Naomi was three, her family moved to New York to be close to her dad’s family.
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Her potential to continue climbing up the rankings is plain in her sturdy game, which can feel like Serena’s at time with the serve, forehand one-two punch.

“I have seen her play,” Serena told reporters on Monday. “She's really young and really aggressive. She's a really good, talented player. Very dangerous.”

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7562 on: September 09, 2018, 09:59:02 PM »
Listened to the Steelers game on the radio today. Lulz. Pittsburgh never fails to play down to bad opponents. Kinda glad James Conner had a good game though. I don't hate Bell for holding out, but I do think he's insane to believe he's worth as much as he's asking.

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7563 on: September 09, 2018, 10:23:27 PM »
Listened to the Steelers game on the radio today. Lulz. Pittsburgh never fails to play down to bad opponents. Kinda glad James Conner had a good game though. I don't hate Bell for holding out, but I do think he's insane to believe he's worth as much as he's asking.

The Browns. I can't believe it.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7564 on: September 10, 2018, 01:10:27 AM »
Listened to the Steelers game on the radio today. Lulz. Pittsburgh never fails to play down to bad opponents. Kinda glad James Conner had a good game though. I don't hate Bell for holding out, but I do think he's insane to believe he's worth as much as he's asking.

The Browns. I can't believe it.


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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7565 on: September 10, 2018, 09:22:54 PM »
I think I still have a Browns Starter jacket.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7566 on: September 10, 2018, 09:50:42 PM »
Listened to the Steelers game on the radio today. Lulz. Pittsburgh never fails to play down to bad opponents. Kinda glad James Conner had a good game though. I don't hate Bell for holding out, but I do think he's insane to believe he's worth as much as he's asking.

The Browns. I can't believe it.


LOL

Apparently there are refrigerators around Cleveland that will open if they win a game. So close!  :-\

Still better than the Bears record. Of course they just made Aaron Rogers mad by banging him up a bit.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7567 on: September 29, 2018, 06:06:10 PM »
We're in finals of the world championship!



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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7568 on: September 29, 2018, 06:29:11 PM »
Sorry, Poland, but Brazil is unstoppable:


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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7569 on: September 29, 2018, 06:30:29 PM »
During the last championship we won with them in the final ;)


BTW, you posted a pic  with Serbian player that has the same surname as me :P
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7570 on: September 29, 2018, 11:02:14 PM »
Your brother?
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7571 on: September 30, 2018, 06:33:12 AM »
Your brother?

If so, rather far-far cousin. This surname is popular among Serbs.

Don't know if you find any resemblence:
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7572 on: September 30, 2018, 04:07:17 PM »
You both have cool hair.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7573 on: September 30, 2018, 06:19:09 PM »
You both have cool hair.
Thanks!



And!
Ha!
Haa!
Haaa!

We've defended the title, we're the world champions!





You know, since my sister 4 years ago made a film "Drużyna" about Polish national male voleyball team that had premiere in Warsaw and was displayed in cinemas in whole Poland and she knows a lot of the players and other people from the team in person, it's a kind of special happiness at our home :)
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7574 on: September 30, 2018, 06:44:53 PM »
Congratulations! 🎉
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7575 on: September 30, 2018, 06:51:41 PM »
You both have cool hair.
Thanks!



And!
Ha!
Haa!
Haaa!

We've defended the title, we're the world champions!





You know, since my sister 4 years ago made a film "Drużyna" about Polish national male voleyball team that had premiere in Warsaw and was displayed in cinemas in whole Poland and she knows a lot of the players and other people from the team in person, it's a kind of special happiness at our home :)

Your family is a good luck charm! ;D
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7576 on: October 01, 2018, 10:29:26 PM »
Can't believe they let Jason Witten back in the broadcast booth.

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7577 on: October 02, 2018, 12:10:49 AM »
Yea for the Laundale Gophers ```

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7579 on: October 06, 2018, 05:37:32 AM »
Big fight tomorrow: Conor McGregor vs the champ Khabib Nurmagomedov.  Saying it will be the biggest PPV in the UFC's history and is expected to draw more viewership than McGregor vs Mayweather.  I'll be watching; a true clash of styles.


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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7580 on: October 20, 2018, 07:10:46 PM »
In before Gebre....geez Tennessee got murdered.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7581 on: October 22, 2018, 06:59:40 AM »
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Well, the season is more than halfway over. My CRIMSON TIDE is ROLLING right along. In two weeks we'll be truly tested against LSU in the Bayou. But I think this team is truly on another level.

I've seen many great college football players during my 50 years on earth: Herschel Walker, Bo Jackson, Tim Tebow, Charlie Ward, Peyton Manning, Marcus DuPree, and Vince Young come to mind. But I've never seen anyone like TUA. I know I'm looking through my Crimson colored glasses, but this guy is the best pure college football player I've ever seen. If he can just stay injury free, he might win two more National Championships and two Heisman Trophies as well. He has all the skills, and he possesses the intangibles and character attributes to accompany his natural talent. He's confident but humble; he's team oriented; he's a natural leader, and he's a devout Christian.

Whether you love BAMA, hate BAMA, or are indifferent, take time to watch this young man play. He is beyond special. If TUA can stay healthy and humble, he may become the best football player to ever grace the collegiate turf. And those are big “ifs”. But I have confidence that he will overcome the hurdles of injuries and ego. I think it’s just in his nature to prevail, no matter what obstacles are thrown his way.


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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7582 on: October 27, 2018, 02:07:18 AM »
This World Series game is the longest game ever made. Well, almost.  :o
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7583 on: October 27, 2018, 03:34:15 AM »
Eleventy million years later, the Dodgers win 3-2.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7584 on: October 27, 2018, 10:27:13 AM »
It apparently took longer to play that one game than the entire 1939 World Series.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7585 on: October 27, 2018, 10:48:58 AM »
Yipes!
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7586 on: October 27, 2018, 11:57:16 PM »
Watching the Red Sox / Dodgers game, bottom of the 9th right now. So that spot on the hat brim of Kimbrel... is that just from his spittle, or is that a potentially illegal "foreign substance"?

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7587 on: October 28, 2018, 02:20:22 PM »
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7588 on: October 28, 2018, 03:08:24 PM »
The Dodgers are way behind in the Series.

It was kinda exciting, anyway.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7589 on: October 28, 2018, 11:23:31 PM »
World Champions: Boston Red Sox (apparently the Braves were the Red Stockings) :P
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7590 on: October 31, 2018, 10:47:04 PM »
Willie McCovey of the San Francisco Giants has died.

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7591 on: October 31, 2018, 10:59:28 PM »
Memory eternal.
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« Reply #7592 on: November 01, 2018, 05:53:04 AM »
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #7593 on: November 01, 2018, 05:20:13 PM »
The NHL's Florida Panthers and Winnipeg Jets played today in Helsinki, Finland. It was a good game.  I watched some of it. The Jets won 4-2.
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