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LooseCannon22282
South Alabama Fan
Mobile, AL
Member since May 2008
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The 80s 49ers would not have any Super Bowl titles if "The Catch" didn't happen.


do you think they would have pulled off the 3 peat had Joe Montana not taken that brutal hit from Leonard Marshall?

although it was ultimately a Roger Craig fumble that gave New York one last shot at the end of the game...


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Ralph_Wiggum
LSU Fan
Twin Cities
Member since Jul 2005
4481 posts

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So, you're going on record and saying Schiano is better than Saban?


Now yes. Schiano has a more difficult job than Saban week in and week out. Schiano gets no buy a wins via scheduling like Saban. Saban's NFL record was no better than Schiano.


jcole4lsu
Virginia Fan
The Kwisatz Haderach
Member since Nov 2007
27809 posts

re: Post your unpopular sports opinions
Well that's the most asinine thing I've ever read on this board. Not surprising considering the source.


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LSUlunatic
Butler Fan
Member since Dec 2006
6306 posts

re: Post your unpopular sports opinions
"The Shot Heard Round the World" is a tad overrated.

Babe Ruth is the most dominant athlete of all time.

Sports teams shouldn't mean as much to adults as much as they mean to non-adults.





lsutigers1992
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Mar 2006
14054 posts

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"The Shot Heard Round the World" is a tad overrated.


What was it, 250 feet to left and right at the Polo Grounds.

I'm really surprised Chris Chambliss's home run isn't remembered more than it is. I think it's more of a 1950s New York Baseball nostalgia thing.

But yeah, it's at best the 4th best walkoff HR of all time behind Mazeroski, Gibson and Carter. The Giants didn't even go on to win the World Series that year.


Samso
Tulane Fan
NYC
Member since Jun 2013
2455 posts

re: Post your unpopular sports opinions
The 2001 St. Louis Rams was the best team to not win a Super Bowl.

2001 Rams > 2007 Patriots


lsulefty5
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Dec 2007
803 posts

re: Post your unpopular sports opinions
I don't think qb's should be able to 1)slide 2) throw the ball away without a WR in the area

I hate that qb's can slide last second and draw penalties. If you run past the line of scrimmage, you are a RB and deserve to get hit as so. I also don't think qb's should be able to throw it in the stands when no player is there just because they are outside the tackle box and get it past the line of scrimmage. Give the defense some kind of help as these games in the 30's are getting old


pvilleguru
USA Fan
Member since Jun 2009
17440 posts

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1) Both throwing the ball away without a WR in the area and spiking the ball should be intentional grounding.

2) I'm ok with ties.


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medtiger
LSU Fan
Cubs Fan
Member since Sep 2003
18068 posts

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Saban's NFL record was no better than Schiano.


WTF?

Saban was 15-17. Schiano is currently 7-16. I don't think Tampa is going 8-1 from here on out.


mattz1122
Houston Fan
Member since Oct 2007
32773 posts

re: Post your unpopular sports opinions
Doris Burke is good at her job.


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BayouBengals03
Michigan State Fan
lsu14always
Member since Nov 2007
67516 posts

re: Post your unpopular sports opinions
National League needs to adopt the DH.


Rohan
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2005
1014 posts

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Has anyone said Russell Wilson is extremely overrated yet?


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medtiger
LSU Fan
Cubs Fan
Member since Sep 2003
18068 posts

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Ryder Cup is the most exciting sporting event


Agreed. Give me the Ryder Cup over any other major sporting event. Super Bowl, CFB playoff, NBA Finals, Masters, etc. Ryder Cup tops them all.


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Freauxzen
USA Fan
Utah
Member since Feb 2006
23785 posts

re: Post your unpopular sports opinions
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Any event that uses subjective criteria (i.e. judges) to determine the winner is not a sport.


Agree


unotiger21
UNO Fan
Member since Sep 2010
189 posts

re: Post your unpopular sports opinions
You couldn't be more wrong.


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rmc
LSU Fan
Zachary, LA
Member since Sep 2004
22764 posts
Online

re: Post your unpopular sports opinions
Little League WS is stupid. The WS being on TV is stupid. The fact that the US always gets a team in the championship is stupid. The fact that the best teams would get ran out of town by middle tier traveling teams makes it stupid.


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ClydeFrog
New Orleans Saints Fan
LA
Member since Jul 2012
3180 posts

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I think hockey is much more entertaining than basketball and that basketball is nearly as fruity as soccer. That's not a popular opinion in this country.




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Badman
LSU Fan
West Monroe, LA
Member since Nov 2009
1743 posts

re: Post your unpopular sports opinions
UFC is as uninteresting as Boxing.


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MetArl15
Virginia Fan
Washington, DC
Member since Apr 2007
4578 posts

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1. The World Cup is the best event in sports.

2. Even if the greatest American athletes were steered towards soccer, we would not dominate the game. It would take a complete structural overhaul of the managing in this country to develop talents like are seen abroad.

3. American style playoff systems are terrible ways to determine champions. Playoffs rewards streakiness to the detriment of year-long consistency. The fact that the NY Giants were SB champions over the Patriots in 2007 was ridiculous, especially considering the Pats had already beaten them in the regular season.

4. Re number 3 above, I have no solution that can determine a champion more justly in American sports as European Soccer structures would not work with our setups. I do think the BCS likely is the best system devised for rewarding total accomplishment, though I readily admit its myriad flaws.

5. Peyton Manning is to Quarterbacking what Saban is to coaching...joyless, stressful, and unequivocally brilliant. I lament that choking the fun out of a game in the pursuit of dominance is the most effective way to achieve the desired end.

6. John Elway was the most physically gifted QB in NFL history. His combination of arm strength and athleticism surpasses all the modern dual threat QBs by leaps and bounds.

7. Matt Ryan could QB an elite offense with the Saints under Sean Payton. Brees could not orchestrate a top 5 offense under just any coach in the NFL. That is more a comment on Payton's genius than it is a comment on Ryan vs Brees. Brees and Payton may be the best match in the modern era, with only Walsh/Montana in competition.

8. Joe Sackic was the most underrated NHL player of the 90s.

9. PED usage is absolutely rampant in both College and Pro football.

10. The Saints 2011 team was better than the Super Bowl winner.



theebuckeyenut
Ohio State Fan
The Woodlands, TX
Member since Aug 2010
629 posts

re: Post your unpopular sports opinions
Tony Dungy is not a great coach and most overrated coach to
Win Super Bowl in last decade


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