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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4635 on: January 04, 2013, 01:08:26 AM »
Congrats Peter on a dominant performance by your Ducks! I'm sure glad we're playing Notre Dame and not y'all Monday night. I hope your coach doesn't leave. I think he'd be nuts to leave Oregon for the NFL. The Oregon job is a great job because there is no pressure like there is in the SEC. I don't know why the NFL would be more appealing to him. He seems like a college type coach anyway. If he stays put, I think you guys can win the National Championship pretty soon. But either way, great job tonight! Enjoy it.  :)



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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4636 on: January 04, 2013, 02:28:06 AM »
Congrats Peter on a dominant performance by your Ducks! I'm sure glad we're playing Notre Dame and not y'all Monday night. I hope your coach doesn't leave. I think he'd be nuts to leave Oregon for the NFL. The Oregon job is a great job because there is no pressure like there is in the SEC. I don't know why the NFL would be more appealing to him. He seems like a college type coach anyway. If he stays put, I think you guys can win the National Championship pretty soon. But either way, great job tonight! Enjoy it.  :)
One thing looming on the horizon for the Ducks, though: We're probably going to have to endure a couple of penalty years for some recruiting violations. The university has worked very closely with the NCAA on this, and I don't think we're going to be banned from any postseason games, but we may lose a few scholarships. If Chip has any class, he'll stick around and take the heat, but class seems to be something in very short supply among college football coaches. I hope Mr. Kelly shows himself as having more class than the average college coach.

One Duck to watch out for the next few years (if he holds true to his commitment to play for them): Thomas Tyner, the Oregon high school record holder for single-season rushing yards (3,415), single-game rushing yards (643), single-game scoring (10 TDs), and the 100m dash (10.35). At 6'0", 208 pounds, this kid is big, strong, and has world class speed.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4637 on: January 04, 2013, 02:54:20 AM »
Congrats Peter on a dominant performance by your Ducks! I'm sure glad we're playing Notre Dame and not y'all Monday night. I hope your coach doesn't leave. I think he'd be nuts to leave Oregon for the NFL. The Oregon job is a great job because there is no pressure like there is in the SEC. I don't know why the NFL would be more appealing to him. He seems like a college type coach anyway. If he stays put, I think you guys can win the National Championship pretty soon. But either way, great job tonight! Enjoy it.  :)
One thing looming on the horizon for the Ducks, though: We're probably going to have to endure a couple of penalty years for some recruiting violations. The university has worked very closely with the NCAA on this, and I don't think we're going to be banned from any postseason games, but we may lose a few scholarships. If Chip has any class, he'll stick around and take the heat, but class seems to be something in very short supply among college football coaches. I hope Mr. Kelly shows himself as having more class than the average college coach.

From how he's done in college, I'll go ahead and be selfish, haha, and hope he gets the HC job for my Bills.

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4638 on: January 04, 2013, 02:59:53 AM »
Congrats Peter on a dominant performance by your Ducks! I'm sure glad we're playing Notre Dame and not y'all Monday night. I hope your coach doesn't leave. I think he'd be nuts to leave Oregon for the NFL. The Oregon job is a great job because there is no pressure like there is in the SEC. I don't know why the NFL would be more appealing to him. He seems like a college type coach anyway. If he stays put, I think you guys can win the National Championship pretty soon. But either way, great job tonight! Enjoy it.  :)
One thing looming on the horizon for the Ducks, though: We're probably going to have to endure a couple of penalty years for some recruiting violations. The university has worked very closely with the NCAA on this, and I don't think we're going to be banned from any postseason games, but we may lose a few scholarships. If Chip has any class, he'll stick around and take the heat, but class seems to be something in very short supply among college football coaches. I hope Mr. Kelly shows himself as having more class than the average college coach.

From how he's done in college, I'll go ahead and be selfish, haha, and hope he gets the HC job for my Bills.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4639 on: January 04, 2013, 03:58:11 AM »
Congrats Peter on a dominant performance by your Ducks! I'm sure glad we're playing Notre Dame and not y'all Monday night. I hope your coach doesn't leave. I think he'd be nuts to leave Oregon for the NFL. The Oregon job is a great job because there is no pressure like there is in the SEC. I don't know why the NFL would be more appealing to him. He seems like a college type coach anyway. If he stays put, I think you guys can win the National Championship pretty soon. But either way, great job tonight! Enjoy it.  :)



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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4640 on: January 04, 2013, 05:10:51 AM »
HAHA.

#3 Florida just lost the Sugar Bowl to #21 Louiville!!

I do pull for the SEC, but I hate Florida so much I dont even care right now.

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4641 on: January 04, 2013, 06:11:57 AM »
Congrats Peter on a dominant performance by your Ducks! I'm sure glad we're playing Notre Dame and not y'all Monday night. I hope your coach doesn't leave. I think he'd be nuts to leave Oregon for the NFL. The Oregon job is a great job because there is no pressure like there is in the SEC. I don't know why the NFL would be more appealing to him. He seems like a college type coach anyway. If he stays put, I think you guys can win the National Championship pretty soon. But either way, great job tonight! Enjoy it.  :)
One thing looming on the horizon for the Ducks, though: We're probably going to have to endure a couple of penalty years for some recruiting violations. The university has worked very closely with the NCAA on this, and I don't think we're going to be banned from any postseason games, but we may lose a few scholarships. If Chip has any class, he'll stick around and take the heat, but class seems to be something in very short supply among college football coaches. I hope Mr. Kelly shows himself as having more class than the average college coach.

One Duck to watch out for the next few years (if he holds true to his commitment to play for them): Thomas Tyner, the Oregon high school record holder for single-season rushing yards (3,415), single-game rushing yards (643), single-game scoring (10 TDs), and the 100m dash (10.35). At 6'0", 208 pounds, this kid is big, strong, and has world class speed.


Hope the violations aren't severe. But either way, Oregon has built a program that will be highly attractive to other good coaches. They've proven they can get top notch talent, and like I said, the lack of pressure at Oregon compared to other places is appealing. I respect what Christ Peterson has been able to do at Boise State. I thought he would be hired away a long time ago, but he likes where he's at and he has cultivated sustatained success. But Oregon is even better because they are in a top conference and they can actually compete for a National Championship.

I am not trying to be sarcastic, but I really don't know about their academic standards. How does Oregon compare academically to Stanford and Cal? I can't believe Tennessee didn't go after David Shaw. I love the way Shaw coaches and I think he would be outstanding in the SEC. If Oregon is easier academically, you guys may want to pull a coup and steal Shaw away from Stanford. If you could pull that off, you guys would become a perenial power.


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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4642 on: January 04, 2013, 07:14:37 AM »
For those of you who are on facebook, please be sure to visit this page to learn all about Notre Dame football:

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4643 on: January 04, 2013, 11:17:38 AM »
Congrats Peter on a dominant performance by your Ducks! I'm sure glad we're playing Notre Dame and not y'all Monday night. I hope your coach doesn't leave. I think he'd be nuts to leave Oregon for the NFL. The Oregon job is a great job because there is no pressure like there is in the SEC. I don't know why the NFL would be more appealing to him. He seems like a college type coach anyway. If he stays put, I think you guys can win the National Championship pretty soon. But either way, great job tonight! Enjoy it.  :)
One thing looming on the horizon for the Ducks, though: We're probably going to have to endure a couple of penalty years for some recruiting violations. The university has worked very closely with the NCAA on this, and I don't think we're going to be banned from any postseason games, but we may lose a few scholarships. If Chip has any class, he'll stick around and take the heat, but class seems to be something in very short supply among college football coaches. I hope Mr. Kelly shows himself as having more class than the average college coach.

One Duck to watch out for the next few years (if he holds true to his commitment to play for them): Thomas Tyner, the Oregon high school record holder for single-season rushing yards (3,415), single-game rushing yards (643), single-game scoring (10 TDs), and the 100m dash (10.35). At 6'0", 208 pounds, this kid is big, strong, and has world class speed.


Hope the violations aren't severe. But either way, Oregon has built a program that will be highly attractive to other good coaches. They've proven they can get top notch talent, and like I said, the lack of pressure at Oregon compared to other places is appealing. I respect what Christ Peterson has been able to do at Boise State. I thought he would be hired away a long time ago, but he likes where he's at and he has cultivated sustatained success. But Oregon is even better because they are in a top conference and they can actually compete for a National Championship.

I am not trying to be sarcastic, but I really don't know about their academic standards. How does Oregon compare academically to Stanford and Cal? I can't believe Tennessee didn't go after David Shaw. I love the way Shaw coaches and I think he would be outstanding in the SEC. If Oregon is easier academically, you guys may want to pull a coup and steal Shaw away from Stanford. If you could pull that off, you guys would become a perenial power.


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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4644 on: January 04, 2013, 07:19:23 PM »
Chiefs release both head coach Romeo Crennel and general manager Scott Pioli. And they've signed Andy Reid as the new head coach. PLUS guaranteed top pick in the 2013 draft.

Look out Broncos, we're coming back and headed to knock you off your high perch.

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4645 on: January 04, 2013, 08:28:50 PM »
Roll Tide.

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4646 on: January 04, 2013, 11:25:36 PM »
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4647 on: January 05, 2013, 12:06:08 AM »
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4648 on: January 05, 2013, 11:14:58 AM »
My NFL playoff bracket:

Round 1:
Ravens over Colts
Bengals over Texans
Seahawks over Redskins
Packers over Vikings

Round 2:
Broncos over Bengals
Patriots over Ravens
Seahawks over Falcons
Packers over 49ers

Divisionals:
Broncos over Patriots
Seahawks over Packers

Super Bowl:
Broncos over Seahawks

Let's see how it goes. I'd love to see Cincy beat Denver, but I tried to be at least somewhat realistic here. But hey, if Peyton chokes in the playoffs and Marvin Lewis doesn't, maybe my dream will come true.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4649 on: January 05, 2013, 11:31:17 AM »
The USA men's junior hockey team won the gold medal at the World Junior Hockey Championships! Yeah!!

USA! USA!  :)
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« Reply #4650 on: January 05, 2013, 11:40:14 AM »
Mine...

Colts over Ravens
Texands over Bengals
Redskins over Seahawks
Packers over Vikings

Broncos over Colts
Texans over Patriots
Falcons over Redskins
Packers over 49ers

Broncos over Texans
Packers over Falcons

Packers over Broncos

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« Reply #4651 on: January 05, 2013, 11:40:30 AM »
The USA men's junior hockey team won the gold medal at the World Junior Hockey Championships! Yeah!!

USA! USA!  :)

Yeah!  :)

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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4652 on: January 05, 2013, 12:10:45 PM »
Mine...

Colts over Ravens
Texands over Bengals
Redskins over Seahawks
Packers over Vikings

Broncos over Colts
Texans over Patriots
Falcons over Redskins
Packers over 49ers

Broncos over Texans
Packers over Falcons

Packers over Broncos
I just realized I screwed mine up, and that the winner of the Bengals/Texans game will play New England. I suppose my predicted outcome will be about the same, although taking down New England seems more feasible than taking down Denver.
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« Reply #4653 on: January 05, 2013, 09:50:13 PM »
Clay Matthews is so awesome he can sack the quarterback even when laying on the ground...

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« Reply #4654 on: January 05, 2013, 11:28:01 PM »
I gotta admit, seeing the Vikes do even worse is making me feel a little less cripplingly sad.
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4655 on: January 06, 2013, 09:25:13 AM »
Owners, players reach tentative deal on NHL contract

The National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players' Association struck a tentative agreement early Sunday that may end a more than 100-day lockout of unionized players, the league said in a statement posted on its website...

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« Reply #4656 on: January 06, 2013, 11:19:53 AM »
And the fact that the NHL lockout is over is the firm, undeniable, fact that the Old Calendar is the true calendat that should be followed worldwide, because it came on Christmas Eve OS

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« Reply #4657 on: January 06, 2013, 01:58:22 PM »
And the fact that the NHL lockout is over is the firm, undeniable, fact that the Old Calendar is the true calendat that should be followed worldwide, because it came on Christmas Eve OS

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« Reply #4658 on: January 06, 2013, 01:59:44 PM »
Owners, players reach tentative deal on NHL contract

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I'm not watching. I don't care. Too little, too late. Forget it. I'm not supporting those buffoons anymore. Well, maybe I'll check out a period or two here and there. Ahhh, who am I kidding? Go Habs Go!
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« Reply #4659 on: January 06, 2013, 02:42:12 PM »
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« Reply #4660 on: January 06, 2013, 09:56:55 PM »
Them dirty birds fixin to get after them seachickens next week!!

caw cawwww!!!!
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4661 on: January 07, 2013, 03:38:03 AM »
Does ND have anything as cool as saying "Roll Tide"?
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4662 on: January 07, 2013, 05:02:46 AM »
Does ND have anything as cool as saying "Roll Tide"?
The Notre Dame fight song is probably the best fight song there is.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7csGhMQoQms
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« Reply #4663 on: January 07, 2013, 09:07:15 AM »
Does ND have anything as cool as saying "Roll Tide"?
The Notre Dame fight song is probably the best fight song there is.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7csGhMQoQms

Of course, I think "Yea Alabama" is the best fight song of all. But I admit that I love Notre Dame's as well. Michigan's and Georgia Tech's are next in line.


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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4664 on: January 07, 2013, 10:49:30 AM »
WE JUST NEEDED FIVE MORE YARDS!!!

IF WE HAD JUST SPIKED THE BALL!!!

IF WE JUST HAD A FEW MORE SECONDS!!!!

IF WE JUST HAD ONE MORE TIMEOUT!!!!

IF ONLY HE HADNT TIPPED THE BALL, THE RIGHT RECEIVER WOULDVE CAUGHT IT!!!!

These are all things UGA fans have been saying since the SEC Championship.  Woudve, couldve, shouldve...

I know youre tired of hearing about the Dawgs (since im the only dawg fan here) but Im proud of my team.  It was an honor to play the best team in the country (Alabama) in the best conference's (SEC) title game.  And we couldnt have asked for a better match.

I say we leave it at that.  We lost.  Its time to get behind Alabama and pull for them to bring yet another title home to the SEC!!

How bout it, Gebre?

Also, as Orthodox, arent we canonically required to NOT root for Notre Dame????  ;D

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« Reply #4665 on: January 07, 2013, 12:47:36 PM »


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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4666 on: January 07, 2013, 06:04:50 PM »
Congrats Peter on a dominant performance by your Ducks! I'm sure glad we're playing Notre Dame and not y'all Monday night. I hope your coach doesn't leave. I think he'd be nuts to leave Oregon for the NFL. The Oregon job is a great job because there is no pressure like there is in the SEC. I don't know why the NFL would be more appealing to him. He seems like a college type coach anyway. If he stays put, I think you guys can win the National Championship pretty soon. But either way, great job tonight! Enjoy it.  :)
One thing looming on the horizon for the Ducks, though: We're probably going to have to endure a couple of penalty years for some recruiting violations. The university has worked very closely with the NCAA on this, and I don't think we're going to be banned from any postseason games, but we may lose a few scholarships. If Chip has any class, he'll stick around and take the heat, but class seems to be something in very short supply among college football coaches. I hope Mr. Kelly shows himself as having more class than the average college coach.

One Duck to watch out for the next few years (if he holds true to his commitment to play for them): Thomas Tyner, the Oregon high school record holder for single-season rushing yards (3,415), single-game rushing yards (643), single-game scoring (10 TDs), and the 100m dash (10.35). At 6'0", 208 pounds, this kid is big, strong, and has world class speed.


Hope the violations aren't severe. But either way, Oregon has built a program that will be highly attractive to other good coaches. They've proven they can get top notch talent, and like I said, the lack of pressure at Oregon compared to other places is appealing. I respect what Christ Peterson has been able to do at Boise State. I thought he would be hired away a long time ago, but he likes where he's at and he has cultivated sustatained success. But Oregon is even better because they are in a top conference and they can actually compete for a National Championship.

I am not trying to be sarcastic, but I really don't know about their academic standards. How does Oregon compare academically to Stanford and Cal? I can't believe Tennessee didn't go after David Shaw. I love the way Shaw coaches and I think he would be outstanding in the SEC. If Oregon is easier academically, you guys may want to pull a coup and steal Shaw away from Stanford. If you could pull that off, you guys would become a perenial power.


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The Ducks have already named their offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich to be Kelly's successor should Chip leave for the NFL.
It's official. After Cleveland passed on hiring Kelly, allegedly because they felt that Kelly wasn't 100% committed to coaching an NFL team next year, Kelly confirmed their suspicions by his decision to stay at the U of O next year. Chip Kelly is staying home. ;D
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4667 on: January 07, 2013, 06:14:04 PM »
Sucks for Cleveland. Maybe they'll get Lovie?
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« Reply #4668 on: January 07, 2013, 06:30:26 PM »
Two of my favorite teachers went to ND, so go Irish.
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« Reply #4669 on: January 07, 2013, 06:54:27 PM »
Advantage of being in a fan base with a huge TV market: every game is on standard cable. (Louisville's TV market is like the biggest in college basketball or something)
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4670 on: January 08, 2013, 12:39:33 AM »
Congrats to Alabama and their fans!

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« Reply #4671 on: January 08, 2013, 12:45:30 AM »
Proud to be an SEC fan!

Proud of Alabama!

But more so, Im still proud of my Dawgs!!! SICK EM!!!!!

SEC DOMINATION!!! AGAIN!!!
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4672 on: January 08, 2013, 02:00:04 AM »
Congrats to Alabama and their fans!


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Re: The Sports Thread
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4674 on: January 08, 2013, 04:56:43 AM »
LOL Notre Dame. How are they #1??

Oregon should be in this game.
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« Reply #4675 on: January 08, 2013, 04:56:43 AM »
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« Reply #4676 on: January 08, 2013, 04:56:43 AM »
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4677 on: January 08, 2013, 04:56:43 AM »
Saban is going to end up putting in the second and third stringers in a National Championship Game.
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« Reply #4678 on: January 08, 2013, 04:56:43 AM »
Notre Dame is looking like that team that always has to play the Harlem Globetrotters
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Re: The Sports Thread
« Reply #4679 on: January 08, 2013, 04:56:43 AM »
"Maybe if they don't come back in the second half" - Coach Kelly of Notre Dame

Well hey, atleast he's a realist.

What happens if ND doesnt show up for the second half?
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