| Tiger Rant|| About that CNN story on illiteracy among college athletes... - jmay2007 on 1/8/14 at 1:17 pm|
[quote]There are anecdotes of student athletes who do succeed. Christine Simatacolos, the associate athletics director for student life at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, talks of a student whose low scores fell below the college literacy threshold but who [b]graduated from Louisiana State...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Pierre Thomas OUT per Clayton - jmay2007 on 1/3/14 at 3:31 pm|
Just saw it on the ESPN.
EDIT: [link=(https://twitter.com/Saints/status/419219164230717440)]Saints Twitter confirms.[/link]
[quote]Pierre Thomas has been ruled OUT of tomorrow's game.[/quote]
| More Sports Board|| What It Was Like To Play In The Most Violent NFL Game Ever - jmay2007 on 12/27/13 at 3:28 pm|
Raiders @ Bears 1984
QBs dropping like flies.
[quote]It was ugly enough that the Raiders considered playing their punter at quarterback.
It was ugly enough that the punter...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Loss to Tampa would be worst ever by Saints (Saints Forecast) - jmay2007 on 12/26/13 at 10:55 am|
I don't think this article is particularly well-written, but I think he's right.
[quote]The only three losses in Saints history that could be equal to a de...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| A Saints Loss at Carolina Sunday... - jmay2007 on 12/16/13 at 1:46 pm|
...will put their playoff seeding future squarely in the hands of the Atlanta Falcons (assuming the Saints take care of Tampa at home in Week 17).
Has this sunk in for anyone else? Is this real life?
HOLY SHIT, we need this one Sunday.
| More Sports Board|| Six Degrees of Kevin Garnett - jmay2007 on 10/22/13 at 2:30 pm|
SIAP, searched and found nothing.
[quote]Connect any two NBA, NFL, and MLB athletes in history—even if they played different sports.[/quote]
[link=(http://www.slate.com/articles/sports/slate_labs/2013/10/six_degrees_of_kevin_garnett_connect_any_two_athletes_who_ve_ever_played.html)]LINK to Sla...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Vereen worth a roster spot? - jmay2007 on 9/12/13 at 4:25 pm|
Is Shane Vereen worth hanging onto until his possible return in Week 11?
I'm leaning toward no, especially since I only have three other running backs on my roster (standard scoring, 16 roster spots).
I always seem to fizzle out in the playoffs in this league, and I think that's why I'm having...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| FOR SALE: LSU 2013 Season Parking Passes (Lot 408 at Alex Box) - jmay2007 on 9/4/13 at 4:28 pm|
I've got a full book of parking passes for lot 408. I currently have them listed [link=(http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=251334048325)]here[/link] for a starting bid of $325.
If you'd like to negotiate outside of eBay, feel free to email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Trading the 6th pick for the 1st? - jmay2007 on 8/14/13 at 11:12 pm|
I would receive the 1st pick in the draft, and the other guy would get the 6th (where I currently am).
Standard snake draft. Non-PPR. Non-keeper. 5 point bonuses for 100+ yards receiving, rushing, 300+ yards passing. All TDs including passing are 6 points.
What say ye, TigerDroppings?
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Brace Yourselves... Why Your Team Sucks 2013: New Orleans Saints - jmay2007 on 8/5/13 at 1:05 pm|
Try not to get too angry. It's all in good fun. And there's some truth in here. For instance:
[quote]The Saints have concocted the perfect nightmare running back platoon. Darren Sproles catches all the passes. Pierre Thomas gets all the long runs. And Mark Ingram gets all the plays where he's stu...
| Tiger Rant|| Pontiff Classic Rescheduled for Next Tues per Daily Reveille - jmay2007 on 4/3/13 at 12:22 pm|
[quote]The Wally Pontiff Classic has been rescheduled for next Tuesday at Zephyr Field. #LSU will tangle with Southern[/quote]...
| More Sports Board|| Man allegedly abuses son for liking Sooners over Cowboys - jmay2007 on 2/19/13 at 4:22 pm|
Via [link=(http://kfor.com/2013/02/18/man-allegedly-abuses-son-for-liking-sooners-over-cowboys/)]KFOR-TV[/link] in OKC:
[quote]A 41-year-old father in Perkins, right outside of Stillwater, is accused of repeatedly beating his son because the boy liked OU better than OSU. The suspect has been char...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Brandon Lloyd for C.J. Spiller (Trade Help) - jmay2007 on 11/1/12 at 4:36 pm|
How do y'all feel about this trade?
I get Brandon Lloyd.
Other guy gets C.J. Spiller.
My other RBs are Ray Rice, Ahmad Bradshaw, Mikel LeShoure, Fred Jackson.
My current WRs are Victor Cruz, Demaryius Thomas, Sidney Rice, Titus Young.
Think it's a good swap?
Non-PPR, 5 point bonus ...
| Political Talk|| Michael "Brownie" Brown: Obama responded to Hurricane Sandy too quickly - jmay2007 on 10/30/12 at 2:43 pm|
[link=(http://www.bestofneworleans.com/blogofneworleans/archives/2012/10/30/michael-brownie-brown-obama-responded-to-hurricane-sandy-too-quickly)]Gambit Blog Post[/link]
Where does this guy get off?
This sure would've been a nice problem to have back in '05 when Brownie was in charge....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Chris Ivory "frustrated," says he should be on the field - jmay2007 on 10/24/12 at 4:39 pm|
[quote]WWL's Kristian Garic spoke with Saints running back Chris Ivory today, asking him if he's frustrated watching from the sidelines as the team's rushing game struggles. "Deep down, I would h...
| Tiger Rant|| Why did LSU only play aTm at home for 30 years? - jmay2007 on 10/19/12 at 4:41 pm|
Any old timers wanna field that one for me?
I was doing some reading on the [link=(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LSU%E2%80%93Texas_A%26M_Rivalry#Game_results)]LSU vs aTm rivalry[/link], and I was shocked to discover most of the games were played in Death Valley.
Even more shocking: we've only b...
| O-T Lounge|| Bomb Threat at aTm - jmay2007 on 10/19/12 at 11:50 am|
[quote]According to the Code Maroon alert system at Texas A&M University: Bomb threat received for campus in general. Evacuate campus by foot immediately.[/quote]
Which one of you OTers did this?
Edited with better link....
| O-T Lounge|| Baton Rouge Hotel (Game-Day Weekend) - jmay2007 on 9/15/12 at 4:58 pm|
I'm trying to scope out a hotel for the weekend of the Towson game (for the Alumni Band reunion).
Where can I get the most bang for my buck?
Drury Inn and the new L'Auberge look pretty nice, but I wanna shop around a little.
Your thoughts, OT?...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Deadspin's "Why Your Team Sucks 2012": New Orleans Saints edition - jmay2007 on 8/13/12 at 12:45 pm|
Well, if you can't laugh at yourself...
| Tiger Rant|| Epic Fail LSU T-shirt - jmay2007 on 6/15/12 at 11:29 am|
Somehow this ended up on my FB timeline.
I don't even know if it's real or who makes it or whatever.
Whatever this guy wants to do after he showers at Penn State is his business, but I [b]will not[/b] be supporting Alabama.
| O-T Lounge|| Looking for a good bar in Downtown Austin... - jmay2007 on 6/7/12 at 2:05 pm|
I'm going to Austin this weekend along with about 20-30 people from New Orleans for a rock show.
What's a good bar where all of us can meet at around 4 or 5 in the afternoon on Saturday before the show (which is at Mohawk)?
I've never been to Austin, and the only suggestion I've heard so far i...
| Political Talk|| Drug testing welfare recipients in Florida turned out to be a waste of money. - jmay2007 on 4/19/12 at 1:30 pm|
[quote]Because the Florida law requires that applicants who pass the test be reimbursed for the cost, an average of $30, the cost to the state was $118,140. This is more than would have been paid out in benefits to the people who failed the test, Mr. Newton said. As a result, the testing cost the go...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Matt Ryan is on Twitter. Troll away, Saints fans. - jmay2007 on 4/12/12 at 11:43 am|
[quote]Hi to all the falcons fans!!! This American idol intro looks pretty intense huh??[/quote]
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| So, are the Saints trying to throw us season ticket holders a bone? - jmay2007 on 4/12/12 at 10:27 am|
I got this in my email this morning:
Do any of y'all have one of these cards? Is it worth my time?...
| Pelicans Talk|| FREE JASON SMIHT t-shirts - jmay2007 on 3/23/12 at 12:36 pm|
Only $37.99! I accept Paypal or cash.
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Nickelback's "How You Remind Me"... - jmay2007 on 1/13/12 at 10:21 am|
...was the #1 song in America the last time the 49ers beat the Saints (1/6/02). We've come a long way, America.
:usa: :whodat: :usa:...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| The Golden Band From Tigerland will play at the Saints vs Lions game. - jmay2007 on 1/5/12 at 3:56 pm|
Just confirmed by a current member of TGBFTL.
I predict the Dome crowd will be jacked up Saturday night.
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Do these tickets look counterfeit? Asking for a friend. - jmay2007 on 1/4/12 at 4:54 pm|
I've never seen anything like them before, but maybe they're reissued tickets or road return tickets? :dunno:
My friend got them off of StubHub. Is there any way to verify their authenticity?
| O-T Lounge|| UPDATE (3:44pm) I-10 Eastbound at Michoud Now Open, Westbound Remains Closed - jmay2007 on 12/29/11 at 6:32 am|
UPDATE: Traffic flowing smoothly eastbound while westbound traffic is still being diverted at Hwy 11 on the Southshore end of the Twin Spans.
About 40 vehicles involved, 2 fatalities, 22 people taken to the hospital and about 37 minor injuries.
| Tiger Rant|| UPDATED: 2012 Football Schedule released - jmay2007 on 12/28/11 at 7:59 am|
2012 LSU Football Schedule
Sept. 1 North Texas
Sept. 8 Washington
Sept. 15 Idaho
Sept. 22 at Auburn
Sept. 29 Towson University
Oct. 6 at Florida
Oct. 13 South Carolina
Oct. 20 at Texas A&M
Nov. 3 Alabama
Nov. 10 Mississippi State
Nov. 17 Ole Miss
Nov. 23 or 24 at Arkansas