| 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]
| More Sports Board|| Munchie Legaux got another year of eligibility - TigerintheNO on 2/12/14 at 3:56 pm|
Where will Gunner Keil transfer to now?
| Political Talk|| Aids patients losing coverage in Louisiana due to Obamacare - TigerintheNO on 2/8/14 at 1:44 pm|
I don't care if you are in favor or opposed to Obamacare this is messed up.
[quote]Hundreds of people with HIV/AIDS in Louisiana trying to obtain coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform are in danger of being thrown out of the insurance plan they selected in a dispute over fed...
| More Sports Board|| ACC is considering 8 game + 1 SEC game schedule - TigerintheNO on 2/7/14 at 3:57 pm|
[quote]ACC officials have also broached the idea of a model in which conference teams would play eight league games and one SEC opponent every season, according to several sources from both conferences.
Four schools in the ACC -- Florida State, Georgia Tech, Clemson and incoming member Louisv...
| Help Board|| Curious why my thread on Auburn claiming LSU's 58 title - TigerintheNO on 1/31/14 at 12:24 pm|
was deleted on the rant? Did someone post something against the rules? I didn't see anything wrong through the first 7 or 8 posts....
| Tiger Rant|| Auburn considering claiming share of 1958 National Champions - TigerintheNO on 1/31/14 at 11:38 am|
[link=(http://auburn.247sports.com/Article/Auburn-may-recognize-more-National-Championships-174444)]Ole Miss want to be in more way than one[/link]
[quote]The 1910, 1913, 1914, 1958, 1983, 1993 and 2004 teams are all under consideration. Each finished undefeated or won the conference championship...
| Political Talk|| 20% of those enrolled in Obamacare didn't pay 1st premium - TigerintheNO on 1/30/14 at 10:29 am|
[quote]Just cause they've signed up for Obamacare doesn't mean they're covered.
Around one in five people who picked health insurance policies on the state and federal exchanges last year haven't paid their first month's premiums, according to insurers polled by CNNMoney. These folks will likely se...
| O-T Lounge|| Heroin being sold at McD's drive through - TigerintheNO on 1/30/14 at 9:02 am|
[quote]Drive-through customers at a Pittsburgh McDonald's who asked for "a toy" got a little something extra with their Happy Meal -- heroin, local authorities said Wednesday.
Officers arrested 26-year-old Shania Dennis after buying the drug at the McDonald's where she worked, in the city's East ...
| More Sports Board|| New Orleans is a finalist for the men's and woman's Final Fours - TigerintheNO on 1/27/14 at 3:47 pm|
[quote]The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has named New Orleans as a finalist in the bid process to host the NCAA men's Final Four for the years 2017, 2019 or 2020, and the NCAA women's Final Four for the years 2017-2020.
Tulane University, the University of New Orleans, the Gr...
| More Sports Board|| Falcons extend McKay & Smith - TigerintheNO on 1/27/14 at 1:34 pm|
[link=(http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/10360200/rich-mckay-mike-smith-thomas-dimitroff-sign-extensions-atlanta-falcons)]Saints GM Mickey Loomis said the Saints will not be paying a portion of either contract[/link][quote]The Atlanta Falcons continued to look ahead toward the immediate future Monda...
| Movie/TV Board|| FBI makes arrest in Lufthansa Heist - TigerintheNO on 1/23/14 at 3:32 pm|
This “Goodfella” is having a very bad day.
The feds on Thursday charged an elderly Queens mobster in the infamous multi-million dollar Lufthansa Heist at Kennedy International Airpo...
| O-T Lounge|| Reese' Easter Eggs are already in stores - TigerintheNO on 1/18/14 at 3:00 pm|
Was in Rite Aid and they are selling Easter candy.
| Political Talk|| Orleans Parish Teachers awarded $1.5 billion in Katrina suit - TigerintheNO on 1/16/14 at 1:45 pm|
[quote]A state appeals court has affirmed a lower court ruling that thousands of New Orleans teachers fired after Hurricane Katrina were denied the constitutional right of due process.
A panel of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeal also adjusted the lower court's damage award, ordering the New Orlean...
| More Sports Board|| Maryland counter sues ACC for 157 million - TigerintheNO on 1/14/14 at 4:18 pm|
Anti-trust (3times the amount the ACC is suing them for)- Why?
[quote]According to Maryland’s countersuit, a representative from Wake Forest and a representative from Pittsburgh “each contacted a Big Ten university in an attempt by the ACC to recruit at least two Big Ten schools to leave the Big ...
| More Sports Board|| Lynch $50K fine on hold by NFL - TigerintheNO on 1/8/14 at 7:24 pm|
As long as he continues to talk to the media he won't be fined.
Seattle fans had raised over $10K to pay his fine before the NFL put it on hold. Lynch has said he will match whatever Seahawks fans raise and give it to charity.
His last interview lasted 80 seconds and 79 words.
| More Sports Board|| Looks like the honeymoon is over in Austin, Strong is maybe a coordinator - TigerintheNO on 1/7/14 at 1:55 pm|
[quote]"I don't have any doubt that Charlie is a fine coach. I think he would make a great position coach, maybe a coordinator.
"But I don't believe [he belongs at] what should be one of the three most powerful university programs in the world right now at UT-Austin. I don't think it adds up."
| More Sports Board|| This could be the last season for the WNBA - TigerintheNO on 12/31/13 at 10:43 pm|
[quote]2014 could be the final year for the WNBA league, which has struggled to find a fan base since it launched in 1996. “It’s widely believed that most teams lose money and that the NBA subsidizes those losses. That’s going to be a problem for the teams next year when NBA Commissioner David Stern...
| More Sports Board|| What would you do if you owned the Nets, Is there a more screwed franchise? - TigerintheNO on 12/26/13 at 11:53 am|
9-19 lost 4 in a row
Payroll=$103,105,302 ($44,426,302 over salary cap)
Joe Johnson is guaranteed $69.5 million
D. Willimas is guaranteed $81.6 million
Brook Lopez is guaranteed $30.4 million (out for season)
K. Garrnett is guaranteed $24.4 million
You have already banned from the bench, L...
| Political Talk|| I'm not sure if I should be mad or glad- RSD thefts - TigerintheNO on 12/23/13 at 3:25 pm|
[link=(http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2013/12/auditor_rsd_had_735000_in_lost.html#incart_river_default)]Over $2.2 million gone in the last two years[/link]
[quote]The Recovery School District cut the number of missing property items in half in 2012-13, according to an audit released Mo...
| Political Talk|| Dr. Minyard withdraws from Orleans coroner's race - TigerintheNO on 12/23/13 at 12:04 pm|
[link=(http://www.nola.com/health/index.ssf/2013/12/minyard_retires_his_coroners_p.html#incart_m-rpt-2)]40 years in office [/link]
| More Sports Board|| NCAA to investigate Washington Football - TigerintheNO on 12/19/13 at 10:31 am|
Should be interesting since it is Emmert's school.
[link=(http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/10163154/washington-huskies-looking-recruiting-allegations-coach-tosh-lupoi)]Sarkisian got out at the right time[/link]
[quote]The University of Washington confirmed the investigation to The ...
| More Sports Board|| The Cardinals had a 17 point lead with just over 3 minutes left - TigerintheNO on 12/15/13 at 6:28 pm|
was 34-17 looks like OT
Ryan Fitzpatrick Pain Train...