| O-T Lounge|| Bonne carre spillway bridge 10 eastbound - RedHawk on 11/1/13 at 5:52 am|
Traffic is at a standstill at beginning of bridge. How long does this last?...
| More Sports Board|| Baseball>>>>>NFL - RedHawk on 10/31/13 at 2:38 pm|
Not talking about entertainment value. Talking about how the NFL is constantly tweaking the rules, whereas Baseball has virtually the same rules of play for over 100 years....
| Food and Drink Board|| Tacos n Sabor - RedHawk on 10/29/13 at 12:20 pm|
Went today for the first time. Everything was outstanding. Ordered three beef fajita tacos with two on flour and one on corn. Put Pico de Gallo and the different hot sauces on top. I think I liked the corn tortilla better than the flour. Friend got the tamales and I had half of one and it too wa...
| Food and Drink Board|| Best bratwurst in baton rouge - RedHawk on 9/18/13 at 8:05 pm|
Where can I find a place to buy the best bratwurst in the baton rouge area? Johnsonville is ok in a pinch, but am looking for something better....
| Movie/TV Board|| Sound City Documentary - RedHawk on 8/7/13 at 12:07 pm|
This is free on Amazon Prime right now and it is an awesome documentary of one of the most decorated recording studios of all time. Dave Grohl made the film and it includes interviews from Tom Petty, Dave Grohl, Butch Vig, Trent Resnor, Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood, and many more. I suggest you ch...
| More Sports Board|| Article about 2003 WSOP on Grantland - RedHawk on 5/22/13 at 11:53 am|
This article has a lot of amazing insight into the 2003 WSOP and the Moneymaker effect on poker.
[link=(http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9286395/the-oral-history-2003-world-series-poker-which-chris-moneymaker-turned-39-25-million)]When We Held Kings[/link] ...
| More Sports Board|| Amazing Rickey Henderson Stats - RedHawk on 4/29/13 at 4:32 pm|
Though only in New York for four and a half seasons, Henderson set the Yankees' franchise record with 326 stolen bases; the previous high (248) had been held by Hal Chase. On May 28, 2011, Henderson's total was surpassed by Derek Jeter, who'd played 1,700 more games as a Yankee than Henderson.
| More Sports Board|| 1990-91 Boston Celtics - RedHawk on 3/8/13 at 12:53 pm|
Could they have won the NBA Championship if Bird didn't re-injure his back? They started the year 29-5 and had six players average double figures....
| Money Talk|| Pension or 403B - RedHawk on 2/22/13 at 12:05 pm|
If you had the choice? I posted this on the OT, but it belongs here.
Here are the details:
I'm 37 years old.
Each take 6% of your paycheck with a matching 6% from the employer.
Can Retire from the Pension once you reach 60 at this rate: The monthly standard annuity is currently calculat...
| O-T Lounge|| Pension or 403B - RedHawk on 2/22/13 at 10:35 am|
If you had the choice?
Here are the details:
Each take 6% of your paycheck with a matching 6% from the employer.
Can Retire from the Pension once you reach 60 at this rate: The monthly standard annuity is currently calculated as the number of years of service credit multiplied by 2.3 perce...
| More Sports Board|| ESPN Taunting MJ to Return - RedHawk on 2/12/13 at 4:22 pm|
Does anybody else feel like ESPN is taunting MJ to return at the age of 50 with all of these new stories? I think they want him to come back because it would be a huge story and boost ratings.
| More Sports Board|| Iowa-PSU Wrestling Coming Down To Last Match - RedHawk on 2/1/13 at 10:07 pm|
Iowa is up 19-16 going to the last match. Over 15,000 fans at the meet in Iowa City....
| More Sports Board|| Skip Bayless Wants to Eliminate Field Goals from Football - RedHawk on 1/31/13 at 11:54 am|
Can't say I disagree with him either.
[link=(http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8898684/bayless-let-get-rid-field-goals-nfl)]Get Rid of Field Goals[/link]...
| More Sports Board|| NFL Injured Starters by Team for 2012-13 - RedHawk on 1/10/13 at 11:12 am|
Very interesting list. Green Bay led the league with 83 games missed by starters and putting four in IR. Meanwhile, SF was the healthiest team losing starters for only 8 games.
| More Sports Board|| Redskins Press Conference at 2 p.m. (RG3 Injury Update) - RedHawk on 1/7/13 at 1:09 pm|
Got this from the Extremeskins message board, but the early rumor is that RG3 tore his ACL and PCL and will miss next year for sure and maybe the year after that.
This is all rumor at this point, but the Skins are suppose to hold a press conference at 2 p.m. central time....
| More Sports Board|| Does the SEC not care about the Sugar Bowl anymore? - RedHawk on 1/3/13 at 8:14 am|
It seems since they went on this historic run of National Championships that they don't care about the Sugar Bowl anymore and think it is a lackluster bowl game. The SEC has been trounced by two Big East teams and a mid-major in the last six years....
| Food and Drink Board|| Pale Ale Recipe with Simcoe Hops - RedHawk on 12/28/12 at 2:20 pm|
Recently got a pound of Simcoe hops and want to do a Pale Ale and then an IPA. Does anybody have a good American Pale Ale Recipe that I can use Simcoe with?...
| O-T Lounge|| I-10 East on the Basin Bridge - RedHawk on 12/28/12 at 1:03 pm|
Why is it stopped?...
| More Sports Board|| Jayson Stark's "Strange but True Feats of 2012" - RedHawk on 12/27/12 at 9:41 am|
Some great ones in here.
• Aaron Hill: Two cycles in 10 games in June, all by himself. The San Diego Padres (all of them): 44 seasons, 7,004 games, 767 players who have made it to home plate at least once: Zero cycles.
• Ever heard of a team trading for a guy who was 3-for-43? The Red Sox did ...
| More Sports Board|| Hawaii is the only place in the world that wants to keep the Pro Bowl - RedHawk on 12/26/12 at 2:47 pm|
According to the online poll on the front page of ESPN.com
I have to agree with the majority, just get rid of it....
| More Sports Board|| Iowa>>>>LSU, South Carolina, and Oklahoma - RedHawk on 12/3/12 at 9:55 am|
Iowa vs. BCS Bowl Bound Teams: 1-0
LSU, South Carolina and Oklahoma vs BCS Bowl Bound Teams: 0-5....
| More Sports Board|| Great Article about the B1G and its Obstacles - RedHawk on 11/20/12 at 9:38 am|
While the B1G makes the most money, they just don't have access to the big recruits in the south that want to stay home. This article has a couple of great images that shows the talent differential.
LSU should be able to stay a top 5 program for a long time since they have a ton of in state ta...
| Food and Drink Board|| Budweiser Canning Water - RedHawk on 11/5/12 at 2:41 pm|
The truth finally came out that Budweiser is canning water after-all. I wonder if they put a Budweiser logo on the can if anybody would notice?
[link=(http://foxnewsinsider.com/2012/11/03/georgia-budweiser-plant-scraps-beer-to-send-water-to-sandy-victims/)]Budweiser Canning Water[/link]...
| More Sports Board|| Bill Snyder ESPN Article - RedHawk on 10/30/12 at 12:45 pm|
From an ESPN article:
"But in late 1988, when an Iowa assistant named Bill Snyder was hired as K-State's new head coach, you would have been laughed out of the Little Apple -- and maybe out of the state -- had you mentioned the Wildcats and a national championship in the same sentence.
| SEC Rant|| Johhny Manziel = Reggie McNeal or Reggie Ball - RedHawk on 10/20/12 at 2:42 pm|
His freshman year will be his best and then he will go downhill. Once teams figure him out that he can't throw, then it is game over....
| More Sports Board|| Do Yanks Play Arod in Game 4? - RedHawk on 10/16/12 at 11:04 pm|
While he isn't hitting, he seems like a scapegoat. Nobody else in the lineup is hitting either....
| More Sports Board|| Rangers Blow 13 Game Lead - RedHawk on 10/3/12 at 9:22 pm|
Where does that rank in MLB history for collapses? I know that they still made the playoffs, but with this year's wild card teams having to play a one game playoff, they are at serious risk....
| More Sports Board|| Iowa is using their 8th String RB - A Walkon FB - RedHawk on 9/20/12 at 1:16 pm|
Weisman for Heisman. He was pressed into duty against UNI and ran for 113 yards on 24 carries. Not bad for the 8th string guy.
Here is a list of RBs that are either injured or left the team this year.
1. McCall transfers in January of 2012
2. Coker transfers to Stony Brook in January ...
| More Sports Board|| How come "throwbacks" haldly ever look like the old uniforms - RedHawk on 9/7/12 at 1:47 pm|
Why do so called "throwback" jerseys hardly ever look like its predecessor that it is suppose to be mocking? It seems like a lot of these throwbacks are way off from the originals and like they didn't even try to make an identical version. I know it is about the money, but why not call them altern...
| More Sports Board|| Are the O's the luckiest team of the year or just clutch? - RedHawk on 9/5/12 at 9:32 am|
They are 17 games over .500, but have been outscored by 19 runs on the year. How is that possible and has that ever happened before?...