| Tiger Rant|| Garrett Temple signs two-year deal to stay with Wizards - emmanuellewis on 7/19/14 at 9:12 pm|
Two year deal with the second-year a player option. It has been cool to see Temple carve out a place in the league in DC after the two year run where he was on five different teams.
Wizards fan appear pleased based on the comments. Also, check out the video about how Temple (wearing an LSU shirt...
| More Sports Board|| Billy Hamilton jukes Pirates first baseman - emmanuellewis on 7/11/14 at 11:24 pm|
Anyone else see this play? Unbelievable. Hamilton with a poor bunt right at Pirates first baseman, hesitates when the fielder tries to tag him, fakes him out, and beats him to first.
| Music Board|| Strand of Oaks- Heal - emmanuellewis on 6/19/14 at 11:43 pm|
Anyone else heard this record? I've been streaming from NPR and am really into it. 'JM' and 'Same Emotions' are excellent. Pretty good all around.
FWIW, can stream here: http://www.npr.org/2014/06/15/320965224/first-listen-strand-of-oaks-heal
Think Steven Hyden did a Grantland feature a few da...
| More Sports Board|| Doug McDermott passes 3000 career points... - emmanuellewis on 3/8/14 at 8:34 pm|
…on Senior night at Creighton. Hit a deep 3 to go to 3001. Has 35 in the game....
| More Sports Board|| 4th and 15: The NFL Live Crew is as Dumb as Mike Smith - emmanuellewis on 11/21/13 at 10:36 pm|
Deion Sanders: "I kick the field goal... If you were gonna get that 15, you would've gotten it before."
Steve Mariucci also says kick the FG and estimates that 4th and 15 is an 8% chance (can't imagine that is true, but 8% has to be higher than the alternative).
Mike Smith's decision has to be...
| More Sports Board|| Steve Smith scores on Janoris Jenkins, trashes him during post game - emmanuellewis on 10/21/13 at 12:45 am|
Surely, this has been posted by now, but this video is worth watching. Smith talks about his near fight with Jenkins during the game and then how he pointed to hi...
| Tiger Rant|| DJ LeMahieu called up by COL - emmanuellewis on 5/17/13 at 3:58 pm|
He got called up yesterday and got his first hit of the season for the Rockies. The main reason I started this, however, is to post his line in AAA this season:
| More Sports Board|| Cardinals pitchers retired 40 consecutive batters - emmanuellewis on 5/11/13 at 2:29 pm|
Rockies got a leadoff hit last night, then never got on base again. Wainwright was perfect through 4 and a third before Helton just walked....
| Tiger Rant|| Ridley > 1000 yards rushing for the Patriots this year - emmanuellewis on 12/2/12 at 2:51 pm|
Just went over 1000 yards for NE...
| More Sports Board|| The State of Kentucky Dominated the NCAA Tournament - emmanuellewis on 4/2/12 at 11:08 pm|
Despite the early Ohio hype (all four teams in the Sweet 16, 8-0 to start out), the state of Kentucky ended up 12-3 in the tournament. In 2 of the 3 losses, a Kentucky team lost to another Kentucky team (WKU and Louisville to UK). The only other loss was Murray St. vs. Marquette in the 2nd round....
| Tiger Rant|| Harris Poll - emmanuellewis on 11/27/11 at 2:15 pm|
OSU 5th, Bama all but 4 votes for 2nd....
| More Sports Board|| Chris Bosh admits the pressure got to him - emmanuellewis on 5/8/11 at 9:51 pm|
How can anyone make these quotes the day before another road playoff game? He is going to get eaten alive tomorrow night. It is the biggest game of his career now....
| More Sports Board|| Horrible officiating: St. John's edition - emmanuellewis on 3/9/11 at 3:41 pm|
God awful. St. John's was given that game. After a bad call or two, St. John's runs out of bounds then the player throws the ball into the stands (which should have been a technical). Nothing called, Rutgers loses by 2....
| More Sports Board|| DRT: Magic Number is 8 - emmanuellewis on 9/19/10 at 11:51 am|
After getting 15 wins the last two seasons, Arroyo broke through to get his career high 16th last night. Today, the Reds are going against Brett Myers, provided he didn't get drunk last night and get arrested again.
| More Sports Board|| Kige Ramsey: Deadspin Hall of Famer - emmanuellewis on 9/8/10 at 10:33 am|
| SEC Rant|| Ole Miss taking the penalty in 2OT... - emmanuellewis on 9/4/10 at 6:19 pm|
cost them the game. What a terrible decision. Why would you take 2nd and 15 over 3rd and 10 in a situation where they had to score?...
| More Sports Board|| The Arizona Bad News Bears - emmanuellewis on 7/3/10 at 10:59 pm|
First, they absolutely gave away a game to the Cardinals in the 9th earlier this week because of two errors, now they evidently have 6 errors in 6 innings. According to gameday, they made errors on three straight plays in the 3rd inning. Not surprisingly, they are down 14-0 right now....
| More Sports Board|| Zack Randolph's turnaround year - emmanuellewis on 5/26/10 at 8:35 pm|
Turned back around. Not good news for the Grizzlies.
| More Sports Board|| Louisville vs. Cal - emmanuellewis on 3/19/10 at 9:05 pm|
Currently, I'm watching some guy try to fix the shot clock. Don't think this is starting on time....
| Movie/TV Board|| Sugar - emmanuellewis on 3/13/10 at 11:52 pm|
I just watched this on HBO. It is about a young baseball player from the Dominican Republic who is brought to America to try to make it in the minor leagues. I thought it was really good. Interesting to see this from the outsider's perspective....
| More Sports Board|| Is Dirk Nowitzki the least successful bachelor in pro sports? - emmanuellewis on 1/12/10 at 6:03 pm|
I mean the guy is a top 10 player in the game and he got scammed by an unattractive female who was ten years older than him. At least AC Green was religious. Whoever thought Dirk would have a more embarrassing moment than the look on his face every time his teammates needed him to take over a big ga...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Frank Gore for president - emmanuellewis on 12/14/09 at 10:27 pm|
thank you, sir. on to round two....
| Fantasy Sports Board|| DBowe or Calvin Johnson today? - emmanuellewis on 11/8/09 at 10:24 am|
Even though Johnson is playing, I'm leaning toward giving him one week to show that he is back before putting him in the lineup. I also have Crabtree....
| Tiger Rant|| Glen Davis: NFL Prospect? - emmanuellewis on 11/5/09 at 11:10 am|
Don't see it happening....
| More Sports Board|| Concussions and the NFL - emmanuellewis on 10/16/09 at 10:08 pm|
Hopefully, this hasn't been posted yet, but Malcolm Gladwell wrote an article for the New Yorker about concussions and the NFL. It features Kyle Turley prominently. I'm really interested in this topic and think it is going to be a huge issue over the coming decade.
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Tony Romo is garbage - emmanuellewis on 10/4/09 at 5:49 pm|
He is single handedly derailing my fantasy season....
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Fantasy Trade - emmanuellewis on 9/15/09 at 2:49 pm|
Just swung S. Holmes, T. Hightower, and T. Ginn for A. Johnson and V. Shiancoe.
I now have good depth at WR (A. Johnson, C. Johnson, D. Bowe), went from great to good depth at RB (L. Tomlinson, F. Gore, R. Grant), and good depth at TE (Winslow, Shiancoe).
Really wish we had a flex spot (only ...
| Tiger Rant|| Trivia Question on ABC - emmanuellewis on 9/5/09 at 3:40 pm|
When was the last time a team won the Natl. Title after they had a QB go #1 in the Draft?
Obviously, its LSU, but doesn't it seem odd that this is happened 3 times in the last 11 years (if you count USC's AP)?...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Fantasy Trade - emmanuellewis on 8/28/09 at 6:23 pm|
What do you all think?
I just swung R. Wayne/ L. Johnson for F. Gore/ D. Bowe.
I think Bowe is going to have a big year.
My team now consists of:
QB- T. Romo, J. Flacco, S. Hill
RB- L. Tomlinson, F. Gore, R. Grant, L. Sproles, T. Hightower
WR- C. Johnson, D. Bowe, S. Holmes, T. Ginn
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Rate the Team-With Updated Trade - emmanuellewis on 8/24/09 at 3:57 pm|
First, this is an awesome siteto get your team rated by 4 people:
Type in league settings and it gives playoff probabilities with average, good, and great management.
I just made the following trade:
Wayne/ L. Johnson for Bowe/Gore ...