| More Sports|| Report: Redskins Release Guard Chris Chester - burdman on 5/27/15 at 12:48 pm|
[quote]The club will release Chris Chester, ESPN’s Adam Caplan reported Wednesday. The 32-year-old Chester has started 64 straight regular season games for Washington. Overall, he has started 111-of-137 contests since entering the NFL with Baltimore in 2006.[/quote] [link=(http://profootballta...View Topic - Replies (2)
| O-T Lounge|| Happy 75th Birthday McDonald's - burdman on 5/15/15 at 10:32 am|
On this day in 1940 an American institution opened their doors. And the rest is history. :usa: :usa: [img]http://s.hswstatic.com/gif/mcdonalds-2.jpg[/img] [img]http://m2.i.pbase.com/o5/21/571721/1/139189412.vyFr4qjf.19__TheFirstMcDonalds_435Htext.jpg[/img]...
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| More Sports|| ‘Not enough support’ among GMs to change ‘Hack-a-Shaq’ rule - burdman on 5/13/15 at 2:18 pm|
[link=(http://probasketballtalk.nbcsports.com/2015/05/13/report-not-enough-support-among-gms-to-change-hack-a-shaq-rule/)]LINK[/link] [quote]At the annual meeting of NBA general managers Wednesday in Chicago, there was no overwhelming consensus to change the rules to discourage teams from intention...View Topic - Replies (7)
| O-T Lounge|| Birdwatching Information for someone looking to start (is this better?) - burdman on 5/13/15 at 1:42 pm|
Thinking about getting into birdwatching. Anyone have any good sites/resources about it? Any good places in Louisiana to start watching? Do I need to know anything before I go out there? Is birdwatching the right term, or is birding the more appropriate thing to call the activity? Basically an...
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| Pelicans Talk|| AD finishes 6th in Most Improved Player Voting - burdman on 5/7/15 at 3:21 pm|
I know it's kind of slow around here right now, figured some people might be interested. [quote]Player (team) first-place votes, second-place votes, third-place votes, points Jimmy Butler (Chicago) 92-23-6-535 Draymond Green (Golden State) 11-43-16-200 Rudy Gobert (Utah) 12-32-33-189 Hassa...View Topic - Replies (3)
| More Sports|| Yahoo Sports Article About Brittney Griner & Lack of Action from WNBA, USWBB - burdman on 5/5/15 at 2:03 pm|
[link=(http://sports.yahoo.com/news/wnba--usa-basketball-s-silence-on-brittney-griner-says-a-lot-174351603.html)]LINK[/link] Just thought it was interesting and relevant with the domestic abuse issues in sports. Brings into question the double standard when it comes to domestic abuse & gender....View Topic - Replies (10)
| More Sports|| Javaris Crittenton Pleads Guilty to 2011 Shooting - Sentenced to 23 Years - burdman on 4/29/15 at 4:04 pm|
[link=(http://probasketballtalk.nbcsports.com/2015/04/29/former-nba-player-javaris-crittenton-pleads-guilty-in-2011-shooting-sentenced-to-23-years/)]LINK[/link] [quote]Crittenton had been charged as the trigger man in the 2011 drive-by shooting of Julian Jones outside her Atlanta home, killing th...View Topic - Replies (2)
| More Sports|| Ravens Trade Gino Gradkowski to Broncos - burdman on 4/1/15 at 3:40 pm|
[link=(http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2015/04/01/report-ravens-working-to-trade-gino-gradkowski-to-broncos/)]LINK[/link] He is probably a front runner to start at one of the guard spots....View Topic - Replies (4)
| Political Talk|| Al Sharpton Calls For Emergency Meeting... - burdman on 1/15/15 at 4:54 pm|
...To Address 'Appalling' All-White Oscar Nominations I know how the Poli Board loves articles regarding race & Reverend Al Some of the quotes: [quote]"The movie industry is like the Rocky Mountains, the higher you get, the whiter it gets," Sharpton quipped in a statement released later in ...
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| Political Talk|| The Good Reverend Helping with the Next AG search - burdman on 9/25/14 at 3:06 pm|
[link=(http://www.businessinsider.com/al-sharpton-says-hes-helping-pick-the-next-attorney-general-2014-9)]LINK[/link] [quote]"We are engaged in immediate conversations with the White House on deliberations over a successor whom we hope will continue in the general direction of Attorney General Ho...
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| More Sports|| Rickie Fowler's new do: Patriotic or 'Thuggish Jingoism'? - burdman on 9/23/14 at 2:01 pm|
[link=(http://www.sbnation.com/golf/2014/9/23/6834163/rickie-fowler-usa-haircut-ryder-cup-ted-bishop-pga)]LINK[/link] [quote]Before the team boarded their plane for Scotland over the weekend, Fowler tweeted out a new shaved USA into the side of his head. It was innocuous. It was nice. It is not s...View Topic - Replies (21)
| More Sports|| NFL HoF Ballot for 2015 - burdman on 9/17/14 at 8:53 am|
Only 5 get in every year, and it seems like it would be pretty hard to choose which 5 will get in this year. Curious as to which 5 the MSB would vote for? [quote]Quarterbacks: (4) – Randall Cunningham, Rich Gannon, Phil Simms, Kurt Warner. Wide Receivers: (9) – Tim Brown (also KR), Isaac Br...View Topic - Replies (16)
| Saints Talk|| Is there a where to watch Saints games thread? - burdman on 9/12/14 at 2:01 pm|
Sorry to start another "where to watch" thread, but is there an old thread that lists where to watch games outside of Louisiana? Going to be in New Jersey this weekend and curious if anyone knows any places where the Saints game will be on? (Spots in NYC will work too) TIA. :whodat: ...
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| More Sports|| Grantland - Can Tulane Football Win Over New Orleans? - burdman on 9/5/14 at 2:31 pm|
Grantland article about the Tulane football program changing conferences and the move to the new stadium. SIAP, thought some people might be interested. [link=(http://grantland.com/the-triangle/tulane-football-new-orleans-new-stadium-new-conference-curtis-johnson/)]LINK[/link]...View Topic - Replies (9)
| Pelicans Talk|| Must-Watch FIBA World Cup Players (Pels related) - burdman on 8/28/14 at 2:34 pm|
Fran Fraschilla lists his Top 25 players to watch in the FIBA World Cup. Two Pelicans made the list. Thought it might be of interest to some. [quote]Omer Asik | C | Turkey Asik is Turkey's only NBA player on the current roster, and "The 12 Giant Men" are not expected to get to the gold-medal g...View Topic - Replies (1)
| Pelicans Talk|| Austin Rivers scores 42 at Orlando Pro-Am - burdman on 7/31/14 at 9:52 pm|
Thought some people might be interested. SIAP. [link=(http://ballislife.com/austin-rivers-scores-42-at-orlando-pro-am-vs-jason-williams-patrick-ewing-jr/)]LINK[/link]...View Topic - Replies (14)
| More Sports|| Report: Dick Bavetta to Retire - burdman on 7/31/14 at 8:48 am|
[link=(http://probasketballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/07/30/report-longtime-referee-dick-bavetta-retiring/)]LINK[/link] Most of you know who he is but for those who don't, he's called NBA games since 1975. He's 74 years old and while he's had a nice run, I think it's time for him to hang it up. [...View Topic - Replies (1)
| More Sports|| Top 25 NFL Players under 25 - burdman on 7/24/14 at 11:26 am|
Per ESPN [link=(http://insider.espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/11254273/andrew-luck-no-1-ranking-top-25-players-25-nfl)]Insider Article[/link] 1. Andrew Luck 2. Robert Quinn 3. Luke Kuechly 4. Muhammed Wilkerson 5. Patrick Peterson 6. Tyron Smith 7. Dontari Poe 8. Lavonte David 9. Alshon Jeffe...View Topic - Replies (13)
| Soccer Board|| Sorry, but I have to ask - Is there an official language of the WC? - burdman on 6/18/14 at 8:09 am|
Ok, I know you guys are just thrilled with all the novice questions popping up on here, but I have to ask this and I will not start any other threads on here. Is there an official language for the WC? For example, if a team from a French speaking country is playing a team from an Arabic speaki...
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| More Sports|| The Game and KD are beefing? - burdman on 6/11/14 at 3:47 pm|
Thought this was kind of interesting. And random for that matter. [link=(http://probasketballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/06/11/the-game-claims-kevin-durant-bet-him-20000-and-is-lying-to-not-pay/)]LINK[/link] And if you hate twitter jibberish, this may take it to another level... [quote]Bet Kevi...View Topic - Replies (14)