| More Sports Board|| Rangers nearing deal for Garza and Byrd - papz on 7/15/13 at 6:34 pm|
Rangers reportedly nearing deal for Garza And Marlon Byrd from Cubs. Olt in deal...more to come
5:56 p.m. Mon, Jul 15
The bullpen is already good and it'll only become sick once the healthy bodies come back... and that's soon. Rotation would get a big boost an...
| Food and Drink Board|| Alligator meat - papz on 5/5/13 at 8:48 am|
Does anyone know where I can get some alligator meat on a Sunday? Driving to Austin tomorrow and the family has requested we bring some gator meat to them. Any sugguestions? How much should I be paying?
Thanks in advance....
| More Sports Board|| Big Puma to Rangers - papz on 1/5/13 at 1:46 pm|
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports the Rangers are finalizing an agreement with free agent Lance Berkman.
Source: Ken Rosenthal on Twitter
If we could get 400 at bats out of him, I'll be happy. ...
| Money Talk|| Medical insurance - tax write off? - papz on 7/27/12 at 11:37 am|
I get a W-2. My wife gets a 1099. I pay over 10 grand a year for health insurance for my family. Can I write this off with my wife's 1099 since we file jointly? Does it matter if I'm the primary insurer istead of her?
Any input would be appreciated. Graci....
| More Sports Board|| Ichiro a Yankee? - papz on 7/23/12 at 5:05 pm|
Jack Curry of YES Network reports that the Yankees have acquired Ichiro Suzuki from the Mariners for right-handers D.J. Mitchell and Danny Fahrquar.
Source: Jack Curry on Twitter...
| More Sports Board|| Red Sox/Marlins discussing mega deal - papz on 7/18/12 at 1:03 pm|
According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Red Sox and Marlins are discussing a deal that would send Carl Crawford and a prospect to Miami for Hanley Ramirez and Heath Bell.
Source: Bob Nightengale on Twitter ...
| More Sports Board|| Gasol traded? - papz on 3/9/12 at 2:43 pm|
Longtime basketball writer Roland Lazenby reports that Pau Gasol has been traded, but Adrian
Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports refutes the report.
Lazenby offered no details on where he is going or for whom Gasol has been traded for, but is reporting that more information will be given shortly. Wojn...
| Tiger Rant|| Wilson Chandler - papz on 2/3/12 at 2:51 pm|
Wilson Chandler comes back from China in two weeks. What is everyone's thought on him? I think he'd be an excellent building block to add this to team. Obviously Denver has a right to match any offer, but would you got 40 million over 5 years for him? ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Dream House - papz on 12/30/11 at 1:13 pm|
...with Daniel Craig. Watched it with my nieces last night and we all really liked it. Kind of wish the ending was longer and came out a little different. ...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Use your #1 waiver wire on Channing Frye? - papz on 12/30/11 at 12:05 pm|
20 team H2H 10 CAT
Team consist of...
Guard - M. Ellis, Teague, Stuckey, B. Gordon
Forward - Granger, Gallinari, Daye, Peace, Radmonovic
Center - Jordan, Boozer, Hawes
Would you wait for a better player or use it on or use the #1 WW on Frye? It'll be a long road to move back up... probab...
| More Sports Board|| Gio Gonzalez to the Nationals - papz on 12/22/11 at 3:13 pm|
According to ESPN's Keith Law, the Athletics have agreed to trade Gio Gonzalez to the Nationals for prospects A.J. Cole, Brad Peacock, Derek Norris and Tommy Milone.
Source: Keith Law on Twitter
Pretty big move for them....
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Brook Lopez hurt - papz on 12/22/11 at 12:51 pm|
Brook Lopez has been diagnosed with a stress fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his right foot.
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Pick 2 RB's - papz on 12/1/11 at 12:45 pm|
On the fence... playoff spot on the line. Non-PPR
Chris Johnson @ Buffalo
DeMarco Murray @ Arizona
Rashard Mendenhall @ Cincy
Beanie Wells @ Dallas
Have it set at Johnson/Murray... but could be talked out of Murray for one of the others....
| Food and Drink Board|| Turkey coming apart. - papz on 11/24/11 at 11:45 am|
This is my first time ever roasting a turkey and it's coming a part. It's splitting right down the middle and I can see the breast coming apart from the mid bone. Is this normal? What did I do wrong if it's not?...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Heads up - DJax - papz on 11/13/11 at 7:47 am|
DeSean Jackson is not expected to be active this week, after showing up late to a team meeting Saturday.
Source: Sheil Kapadia on Twitter...
| Food and Drink Board|| Food dehydrator - papz on 11/3/11 at 12:40 pm|
Thinking about getting one. Thoughts? Is it pretty handy to have?...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Some Colston news - papz on 9/9/11 at 3:25 pm|
Saints coach Sean Payton confirmed Friday afternoon that Marques Colston suffered a shoulder injury in Thursday night's NFL opener.
Payton provided no details, so it sounds like the team is awaiting MRI results before updating Colston's condition. Some rumors have circulated that the Saints are f...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Peyton Manning news - papz on 9/4/11 at 7:19 pm|
John Michael Vincent of ESPN 1070 Indianapolis reports Peyton Manning will need to undergo another procedure on his neck.
Manning will reportedly be out "indefinitely." Vincent has heard from multiple sources, but he's yet to receive confirmation from the Colts. Adam Schefter's report that the or...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Pujols out 4-6 weeks - papz on 6/20/11 at 12:20 pm|
Albert Pujols has been diagnosed with a small fracture in his left wrist and will miss 4-6 weeks.
At least, that's what the Cardinals are saying right now. Under manager Tony La Russa they've tended to provide optimistic misinformation on injuries, and it's quite possible that they're again leavi...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Moose up - papz on 6/9/11 at 6:59 pm|
Royals purchased the contract of 3B Mike Moustakas from Triple-A Omaha.
Out of nowhere comes massive news for fantasy owners. Moustakas, 22, is one of the top all-around prospects in the sport and was batting .287/.347/.498 with 10 home runs and 44 RBI in 55 games this season at the Triple-A leve...
| Food and Drink Board|| Live Crawfish in Alabama - papz on 5/27/11 at 8:26 am|
Going to Orange Beach this weekend and thinking about boiling some live there. Does anyone know a place to get them there at a reasonable price there or should I just get them down here?...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| What would you do? - papz on 5/25/11 at 11:24 am|
I find that there's quite a number of knowledgeable guys here and I have an interesting offer on my plate that I'd love to hear some opinons on.
Bare in mind this is a 20 team non-keeper league.
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Julio up... whhhhaaaaaat?! - papz on 5/6/11 at 3:12 pm|
Braves prospect right-hander Julio Teheran will make his major league debut Saturday against the Phillies.
We knew the Braves were likely going to call up a spot starter because of the doubleheader earlier this week, but we didn't expect to see Teheran until much later in the season. The 20-year-...
| More Sports Board|| Failed hit on mascot's family - papz on 4/28/11 at 8:36 am|
Unsuccessful hit put on college mascots family
The father and sister of North Carolina State Wolfpack mascot Tuffy were the victim of a failed hit. The dogs along with two others became seriously ill after eating fish laced with antifreeze. The ORLANDO SENTINEL reports the seafood was left on the ...
| More Sports Board|| Mike Leake was arrested Monday in Hamilton County - papz on 4/18/11 at 3:31 pm|
Mike Leake was arrested Monday in Hamilton County, Ohio on charges of theft.
Leake was stopped by Macy's employees in downtown Cincinnati after trying to leave the store with nearly $60 worth of T-shirts. He was taken to jail and is facing a misdemeanor. Leake, 23, is earning right around $425,00...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Holliday out for a while - papz on 4/1/11 at 1:19 pm|
Matt Holliday is out indefinitely following an appendectomy.
And the hits just keep on coming for the Cardinals. Holliday will be evaluated after the surgery before the Cardinals determine how much time he'll miss. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch notes that it usually takes 4-6 weeks before a player ...
| More Sports Board|| Hinrich for Crawford in the works - papz on 2/23/11 at 6:09 pm|
The Hawks and Wizards are said to be close to working out a Jamal Crawford for Kirk Hinrich trade.
Source: Marc Spears on Twitter
Would finally give the Hawks a quality PG. ...
| More Sports Board|| Jose Bautista 65 mil for 5 years - papz on 2/17/11 at 1:44 pm|
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Jose Bautista's agreement with the Blue Jays is a "done deal."
The Jays are expected to announce the deal at a press conference early this evening. ESPN Deportes' Enrique Rojas reported Wednesday evening that the deal was for five years and $65 million, and ...
| More Sports Board|| Remember DC Jefferson? - papz on 2/11/11 at 9:26 pm|
When D.C. Jefferson came to Rutgers, he was a strong-armed dual-threat quarterback, but he now resides at tight end. Under new offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti and tight ends coach Brian Angelichio, Jefferson could finally breakout. Angelichio says "In our offense, tight end is a focal point a...