| Tiger Rant|| Wisconsin suffering from attrition - TigerintheNO on 7/19/14 at 10:38 am|
[quote]The Wisconsin Badgers, LSU's season-opening opponent in the Advocare Texas Kickoff in Houston, has lost two freshman receivers and a backup nose tackle, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported Friday.
Freshman wide outs Dareian Watkins of Galion, Ohio, and Chris Jones of Baltimore will not...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare pilot program misses projections, cost Chicago $67 million - TigerintheNO on 7/15/14 at 2:13 pm|
Expanded Medicaid was suppose to net Chicago $25-30 million but instead will cost the county $67 million in year one.
[quote]Chicago’s public health system is facing a massive $67 million shortfall after an early adoption of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion cost much more than expected, Crain’s Chi...
| More Sports Board|| CWS game highest rated since LSU/Texas Final - TigerintheNO on 6/28/14 at 11:14 am|
[quote]ESPN’s second consecutive year of covering the entire NCAA Division I Baseball Championship – 16 Regional and eight Super Regional sites, and the College World Series – generated significant audience growth over last season, highlighted by the network’s most-viewed College World Series since ...
| Movie/TV Board|| GoT Battle Tournament proclaims Jamie Lannister champion - TigerintheNO on 6/20/14 at 1:34 pm|
The last Tournament held at TD, included all characters throughout the books in their prime. Arthur Dayne & Robert Baratheon were named champions. This tournament will focus on the show's timeline.
All combatants are healthy and at 100%, but it is only from the timeframe on the show, Jon Arryn's...
| Political Talk|| I hope Schweitzer runs for President, would love to hear his opinion of Hillary - TigerintheNO on 6/19/14 at 10:02 am|
“If you were just a regular person, you turned on the TV, and you saw Eric Cantor talking, I would say—and I'm fine with gay people, that's all right—but my gaydar is 60-70 percent,” Schweitzer said in the interview
Also in the interview, Schweitzer compares fellow Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstei...
| Political Talk|| Wall St/NBC Poll- 54% "cannot lead and get the job done" - TigerintheNO on 6/18/14 at 10:46 am|
[quote]According to the poll, just 37% of respondents said they approved of Obama's handling of foreign-policy issues, an all-time low. Meanwhile, 57% said they disapproved, an all-time high.
Some other highlights from the poll:
•Obama's overall approval rating sits at just 41%, tying an all-tim...
| Political Talk|| Ukrainian military plane shot down, all 49 aboard dead - TigerintheNO on 6/14/14 at 3:57 pm|
[quote]Ukraine's defense ministry said the plane, which was transporting military personnel, was shot down by insurgents using anti-aircraft machine guns.[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Steve Scalise will run for Majority Whip - TigerintheNO on 6/11/14 at 4:11 pm|
per local radio
| Help Board|| Help with sig pics - TigerintheNO on 6/8/14 at 2:38 pm|
I've had the sig for years and today it looks like this, someone on this board did it for me years ago. I'm not smart enough to figure out how to fix it.
| More Sports Board|| Harrry Caray's Diary from 1972 contain log of bar hopping - TigerintheNO on 6/3/14 at 4:37 pm|
[quote]The most jaw-dropping aspect of the diary, however, is Caray's 288-day streak of consecutive bar visits.
Caray kept the records of his tabs in order to write the expenses off at the end of the year.
"Remember, you used to be able to deduct a three-martini lunch," [/quote]
| More Sports Board|| Josh Freeman cut by his third team in less than a year - TigerintheNO on 5/30/14 at 7:44 pm|
Last season the NFC had 7 teams with losing records, he has played for 3 of them.
Bucs, Vikings, Giants.
| O-T Lounge|| this 'career criminal' has the worst luck or lawyers - TigerintheNO on 5/17/14 at 4:28 pm|
I'm not saying this guy is an angel or that he should face jail time. But you would have to say he has bad luck and lawyers
-Under house arrest for a for a marijuana conviction.
-He evacuated because of Hurricane Gustav, defense attorney Anna Friedberg said Friday. For reasons that are un...
| More Sports Board|| Big Ten lost $4.5 million on bowl tickets sales - TigerintheNO on 5/16/14 at 2:43 pm|
[quote]The ticket sales don’t impact the schools individually, but rather the conference as a whole. Through open-records requests obtained from all seven Big Ten bowl teams, future teams Maryland and Rutgers and each of their bowl opponents, the Gazette learned that the conference had to absorb “ne...
| More Sports Board|| xUGA Head Coach Donnan Not Guilty on all charges - TigerintheNO on 5/16/14 at 2:19 pm|
Faced with a laundry list of charges related to an investment fraud scheme, former University of Georgia football coach Jim Donnan was found not guilty on all 41 counts against him Friday, looking relived as he put his head in his hands and hugged teary family members in the courtroom.
| Political Talk|| IRS report- $2.3 Billion in alimony taxes not paid - TigerintheNO on 5/15/14 at 2:49 pm|
A new report from the inspector general for the Department of Treasury found that in tax year 2010 the alimony taxpayers claimed they paid (which qualifies as a deductible expense) was $2.3 billion more than the recipients of alimony reported they received (money recipients are supposed to list as t...
| Political Talk|| How New Jersey wasted $100 million donation from Zuckerberg - TigerintheNO on 5/13/14 at 6:09 pm|
The New Yorker just released a 12 page report on how Christie & Booker blew the money.
"[b]Improbably, a district with a billion dollars in revenue and two hundred million dollars in philanthropy was going broke[/b]. More than $20 million of the donation and matching gifts went to big bucks cons...
| More Sports Board|| Dallas Cowboy sign QB Dustin Vaughan(video) - TigerintheNO on 5/13/14 at 2:48 pm|
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGsJ5hpdjqs&feature=player_embedded&app=desktop)]Once Jerry Jones saw the video he had to sign him[/link]...
| More Sports Board|| This is why Goodell moved the draft & why Mark Cuban is pissed - TigerintheNO on 5/9/14 at 4:37 pm|
ESPN- 9.9 million viewers 4.6 (18-49 rating)
NFL Network- 2.4 million viewers 1.1 (18-49 rating)
ESPN2- Heat v Nets 2nd round 3.0 million viewers 1.1 (18-49 rating)
The draft destroyed the NBA playoffs,pushed them off of ESPN and were able to do it during May sweeps. ...
| More Sports Board|| 7 cities submit bids to host 2015 NFL draft - TigerintheNO on 5/7/14 at 11:51 am|
[quote]"NFL source tells me the following cities have applied to host draft: New Orleans, Boston, Philly, Orlando, Chicago, L.A. and Canton, Ohio,"
While the draft is currently held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, the league is exploring possibly rotating the draft to other cities beg...
| More Sports Board|| This can't be good for Franklin & Penn State - TigerintheNO on 4/29/14 at 5:58 pm|
[quote]"Coach Franklin called her in for a private meeting and told her he wanted her to get 15 pretty girls together and form a team to assist with the recruiting even though he knew it was against the rules. He added that all the other colleges did it."
Franklin, when reached by phone on Tues...
| More Sports Board|| xGolden State asst. coach Erman secretly recorded Warriors players&coaches - TigerintheNO on 4/29/14 at 5:37 pm|
[quote]When Golden State Warriors assistant coach Darren Erman was fired earlier this month, the reason given was a "violation of company policy."
It turns out that Erman's violation was secretly recording conversations between the team's coaches and players, according to sources with knowledge ...
| More Sports Board|| Denny McLain has reached his goal & lost 162 pounds - TigerintheNO on 4/8/14 at 7:49 pm|
[i]He was known during his playing days for consuming a case of Pepsi every day. This habit, he said, added 10 pounds a year to his 6-foot-1-inch frame.[/i]
[link=(http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/07/health/mlb-weight-loss-denny-mclain/?iref=obinsite)]MLB's last 30 game winner[/link]...
| More Sports Board|| List of proposed NFL Rule Changes(13) & Bylaws(7) - TigerintheNO on 3/19/14 at 3:41 pm|
RULE CHANGE PROPOSALS
1. Move kickoffs to the 40-yard line.
Reason: Player safety and historic consistency.
2. Subject personal foul penalties to instant replay review.
Reason: Competitive fairness and integrity of the game.
3. Eliminates overtime periods in preseason games.
| More Sports Board|| Will this year be Romo's last in Dallas? - TigerintheNO on 3/18/14 at 1:31 pm|
[quote]That could mean Weeden is your favorite — as of now — to be the Cowboys' Week 1 starter, circa September 2015. Current Cowboys backup Kyle Orton reportedly has wavered on his decision to come back next season, so that puts Weeden in play to be Romo's backup this season and at least in conside...
| O-T Lounge|| How influential is your college? (game) - TigerintheNO on 3/18/14 at 10:30 am|
[link=(http://time.com/27821/us-college-rankings/?hpt=hp_t3)]Matchup any two colleges[/link]
[quote]To start, we rounded up the 107,408 living people whose Wikipedia profiles list at least one alma mater in the U.S., and scored each according to the length and breadth of his or her page on the si...
| SEC Rant|| No Crimson Tide logos on LA driver's license - TigerintheNO on 3/12/14 at 12:27 pm|
[quote]Bama fans lurking in the Pelican State's bayous won't get a chance to sport their team logo on a Louisiana driver's license.
Senate Bill 138 allowing for placement of state university logos on driver's licenses or ID cards passed favorably Wednesday (March 12) by the Senate transportation...
| More Sports Board|| NCAA tables 10 second rule - TigerintheNO on 3/5/14 at 6:50 pm|
[quote]The NCAA football rules committee tabled a proposal Wednesday that would have penalized offenses for snapping the ball before 10 seconds had run off the 40-second play clock.
After a conference call, the committee decided not to send the so-called 10-second rule to the playing rules oversi...
| O-T Lounge|| Problem with my new dog, need advice - TigerintheNO on 2/20/14 at 8:48 am|
Two weeks ago my wife went out for coffee and came back with a dog. The dog is a lab that will turn 2 next month, was put up for adoption when its owner was deployed over seas. Dog is great, plays well with my other dog, very friendly, listen to commands well.
Problem is the dog keeps getting...
| Political Talk|| Chicago's pension bills come due - TigerintheNO on 2/19/14 at 8:47 am|
[quote]Chicago is home to one of the most troubled pension systems in the country. In total, the city's four pension funds, for firefighters, police officers, and two for other city workers face funding holes of nearly $20 billion. Meanwhile, the teacher's pension fund has its own $8 billion shortfa...
| More Sports Board|| Darren Shaper suspected of 7 rapes; 11 druggings, in 4 states - TigerintheNO on 2/14/14 at 4:55 pm|
For those who don't go to the Saints board-
[link=(http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2014/02/darren_sharper_charged_with_dr.html#incart_orangestrip)]They want a $10 million bond[/link]