| More Sports Board|| Parents poll.....football - arrakis on 12/10/14 at 5:41 pm|
[link=(http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2014-12-10/bloomberg-politics-poll-half-of-americans-dont-want-their-sons-playing-football)]50% of Parents Say No Football for Sons[/link]
.....and the percentage will only go up.
| More Sports Board|| Mike Schmidt...cancer - arrakis on 3/16/14 at 4:29 pm|
[quote]''I'm a very lucky man,'' he said. Schmidt felt most fortunate that he got a ''crusty little thing'' on his hand checked out in August.
A dermatologist decided to give him a full ex...
| SEC Rant|| Proposed rule change.....low hit on passer - arrakis on 3/11/14 at 5:46 pm|
The Rules Committee approved the following recommendation for a rules change on March 5, 2014. Subject to approval by PROP.
Rule 9-1-9, Roughing the Passer (FR-90)
[b]Low hits on passers[/b]
Add new paragraph b. (The current article becomes paragraph a.)
When an offensive player is in a passin...
| More Sports Board|| Redding comments on Targeting Rule - arrakis on 2/1/14 at 12:46 pm|
[link=(http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/college-gridiron-365/os-targeting-rule-college-football-safer-20140125,0,4796941.post?track=rss)]Let the bitchin' begin[/link] :lol:
[quote]One of the most popular criticisms levied at the ruling however is the penalty incurred by the offending p...
| More Sports Board|| Manning's Medical Journey Back - arrakis on 1/27/14 at 3:59 pm|
I didn't know Cutliffe played such an important role in his rehab....
| O-T Lounge|| Rat poison and a mouthwash surprise - arrakis on 12/12/13 at 7:04 pm|
[quote] PEKIN — A Pekin man told police he wanted the woman living with him out of his house, then asked a friend to see if she had come back while he was at work.
The friend found Amanda Pollard...
| SEC Rant|| Big 10 response to OSU/Nebraska - arrakis on 12/4/13 at 8:13 am|
[link=(http://msn.foxsports.com/collegefootball/story/big-ten-conference-reprimands-bo-pelini-fines-nebraska-for-criticism-of-officials-120213?cmpid=msn%3Afoxsports%3Aansfox11)]10k for Nebraska[/link]
[quote]The Big Ten Conference on Monday issued a public reprimand of the Cornhuskers' head coach...
| More Sports Board|| No soup (bowl tickets) for you ! - arrakis on 11/29/13 at 11:35 am|
[quote]Moos has what he calls a “no-bowl ticket file.” He answered each email with a positive and supportive tone toward Leach and his staff, then forwarded th...
| O-T Lounge|| Lafourche Library Election - arrakis on 11/15/13 at 4:24 pm|
[quote]They’re teaching Mexicans how to speak English,’ the council chairman said in reference to Biblioteca Hispana, a Hispanic-language segment of the Golden Meadow library branch.
Let that son of a bitch go back to ...
| More Sports Board|| Now that's a cast - arrakis on 11/10/13 at 2:52 pm|
| More Sports Board|| Band....Shut up - arrakis on 10/25/13 at 10:29 pm|
It's been a while since I've seen that one :lol:...
| More Sports Board|| $69m Football Stadium - arrakis on 10/12/13 at 11:09 am|
Not to be outdone by Allen, [link=(http://www.khou.com/news/local/Showdown-over-proposed-football-stadium-in-Katy-227480691.html)]Katy[/link] wants in the game.
The guy in the video has it right...it's a $30m "problem".
Bonus comment in the video...it's needed for the band :lol:...
| O-T Lounge|| Navajo blanket......let the bidding begin - arrakis on 11/6/12 at 6:41 am|
Old blanket value is estimated at $50k; then it gets REAL interesting.
$150k....$200k.....and up it goes
| More Sports Board|| The "Luckiest" Man - arrakis on 11/4/12 at 10:13 am|
[quote]Danny Webber is 74 years old and found out he is dying from a terminal cancer. The elderly US Navy vet still had one more wish to fulfill. He wanted to meet Andrew Luck from the Indianapolis Colts. “One of my last Sundays. I...
| Help Board|| Malware hit alert - arrakis on 10/29/12 at 12:48 pm|
A note to Admins that I'm getting a malware alert on TD (OT Forum; 5 times today). The IP resolves to a Russian server at hostlife.net
Don't know for sure if it's an issue...just letting you know. I can track down the IP if needed....
| O-T Lounge|| Cat Fight - arrakis on 10/28/12 at 2:12 pm|
....with an added bonus of plate to the face @ 12s
| O-T Lounge|| Kid's prosthetic leg breaks during Triathlon - arrakis on 10/10/12 at 11:12 am|
[link=(http://www.buzzfeed.com/jtes/marines-help-boy-with-prosthetic-leg-finish-race)]HERE[/link] is how he finished....
Tip of the hat to Private First Class Matthew Morgan...
| SEC Rant|| Class move by LSU baseball fans - arrakis on 10/8/12 at 6:47 pm|
Watched an ESPN show about [link=(http://www2.journalnow.com/sports/2012/oct/02/deacs-jordan-walter-to-be-featured-on-espn-show-ar-2659040/)]Wake Forest player[/link]
Inspiring story about the player and the coach. WF opened it's season at LSU and when the coach came out of the dugout during playe...
| More Sports Board|| Side Judge for Saints/Panthers replaced - arrakis on 9/16/12 at 9:14 am|
....pretty sure all are pulled by now, but he posted a bunch of pics of himself as a Saints fan on Facebook. Someone alerted the league so they replaced him with an alternate.
The question is, why didn't he notify the leagu...
| More Sports Board|| TX HS Football....more craziness - arrakis on 9/1/12 at 11:01 pm|
[quote]Carthage's video board measures a whopping 26-feet high and 44-feet wide — some 1,200 square feet.[/quote]
The town is about 7...