| SEC Rant|| Out-of-Division Win %: SEC West - 93%, all others below 74% - NOTORlOUSD on 11/25/14 at 6:38 pm|
[link=(http://www.reddit.com/r/CFB/comments/2nf4oq/outofdivision_records_for_every_p5_divsion/)]Also posted on Reddit[/link]. I found the out-of-division records for every P5 team and calculated the win %s for every conference. The SEC West is 39-3 (93%) and the second-place Pac-10 South is 29-10 ...
| More Sports Board|| New Sagarin Rankings - NOTORlOUSD on 11/16/14 at 10:28 am|
[link=(http://www.usatoday.com/sports/ncaaf/sagarin/)]Here's the link.[/link] It's crazy to see LSU ranked ahead of FSU and some of the other divergents in there, but it's clearly more of a "who would win on a neutral field?" ranking than a "who deserves this more?" ranking. LSU surely got a bump ...
| Tiger Rant|| LSU-Miss St 2014 vs LSU-Auburn 2013 - NOTORlOUSD on 9/21/14 at 11:25 am|
Maybe LSU fans will disagree, but the game last night reminded me of the LSU-Auburn game last year. One team got up big and the other team scored a bunch in the second half and nearly came back. Auburn won nine in a row after that game....
| Soccer Board|| USWNT 4, Switzerland 1 - FT; Live stream on USSoccer.com - NOTORlOUSD on 8/20/14 at 6:19 pm|
Here's the lineup. :usa: [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7gMS6hVVJQ)]Link to live stream.[/link]
| Tiger Rant|| Bobby Bowden says Baton Rouge was his favorite road trip - NOTORlOUSD on 8/19/14 at 10:13 am|
I don't usually venture to the Tiger Rant :speechless:, but I thought this link would be appreciated. [link=(http://www.reddit.com/r/CFB/comments/2dyxft/im_bobby_bowden_former_fsu_head_coach_dadgummit/)]Bobby Bowden did an AMA ("Ask Me Anything)[/link] on r/cfb this morning and someone asked him "Wh...
| Soccer Board|| Best Countries by Position - NOTORlOUSD on 6/18/14 at 11:59 am|
The "best back four" conversation in the game thread got me thinking, what countries are really strong at one group of positions? For example, US goalkeepers or Serbian defenders....
| Soccer Board|| My hero of the game...Fabian Johnson! - NOTORlOUSD on 6/16/14 at 8:54 pm|
His hustle forced the corner kick that resulted in the winning goal. [link=(https://vine.co/v/MII2L2ODBT6)]Here is the video.[/link] :bow:
| Soccer Board|| Looking Ahead to the Knockout Round... - NOTORlOUSD on 6/14/14 at 11:10 pm|
This may be buried in one of the game threads, but I noticed today that there is a potential Spain-Brazil matchup in the round of 16. 1st place from Group A plays 2nd place from group B and Spain is looking at 2nd place after losing to Holland.
I would almost give them a better shot of beating B...
| Soccer Board|| Music Video Featuring Alexi Lalas - NOTORlOUSD on 5/29/14 at 12:46 pm|
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZmh6ovEWxc&feature=youtu.be)]Here's the link[/link] courtesy of @grantwahl. The only name I could find for the band was the "Soccer Gods"....
| Soccer Board|| World Cup Betting Odds - NOTORlOUSD on 5/28/14 at 8:24 am|
I always like to see what the people who have money on it think. These numbers are from [link=(http://www.oddschecker.com/football/world-cup)]oddschecker[/link]. The numbers vary slightly between the sports books, so I tried to pick the average.
Brazil - 3/1 (25%)
| Soccer Board|| Many Brazilians Angry with Pele for Supporting FIFA - NOTORlOUSD on 3/14/14 at 1:06 pm|
SIAP: [link=(http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/blogs/the-rio-report/legend-pele-branded-traitor-century-brazil-152432349.html)]Article from Yahoo Sports[/link]
[quote]Pele caused uproar as he called for calm during last June's huge demonstrations.
Pele - along with 2002 World Cup winner Ronaldo - ...
| Soccer Board|| Beasley Scored for Puebla FC - NOTORlOUSD on 3/2/14 at 6:31 pm|
My best friend was at the Puebla FC game today and DaMarcus Beasley scored the only goal! Here's a pic he took: :cool: :usa:
| Soccer Board|| Guardian Article About Americans Selecting EPL Teams - NOTORlOUSD on 3/1/14 at 3:33 pm|
[link=(http://www.theguardian.com/football/2014/feb/28/premier-league-epl-nbc-america-fans)]Here is the link[/link]. All of us have these stories, but it's interesting to read them from an English paper's perspective....
| Olympics Board|| Numbers on Dutch Speed Skating Dominance - NOTORlOUSD on 2/21/14 at 7:21 am|
I did some number-crunching to see how the Dutch performance in speed skating compares to past Olympics. I looked back to 1998 to see the averages for the top four countries (Netherlands, US, Canada, Germany). The results speak for themselves - anytime a country took this big of a leap forward fro...
| More Sports Board|| Duke @ UNC Tonight - NOTORlOUSD on 2/12/14 at 9:26 am|
Due to the ice storm, UNC is letting students take all of the extra seats in the Dean Dome! ESPN already has a truck and broadcast team in position, so they will definitely show the game live as long as we have power....
| Soccer Board|| 12/21 Matchday - NOTORlOUSD on 12/21/13 at 7:11 am|
6:45 AM - Liverpool vs Cardiff - NBCSN
9:00 AM - Fulham vs Man City - NBCSN
9:00 AM - Man U vs West Ham - NBCS Live Extra
9:00 AM - Crystal Palace vs Newcastle - NBCS Live Extra
9:00 AM - Stoke vs Aston Villa - NBCS Live Extra
9:00 AM - Sunderland vs Norwich - NBCS Live ...
| SEC Rant|| BCS Scenarios - Auburn vs Other 1-Loss Teams - NOTORlOUSD on 11/18/13 at 11:49 pm|
Here are the major conference teams that could [i]potentially[/i] have one loss if Auburn beats Bama and at least two of the other undefeated teams go down. Who would play in the BCSCG in this situation?
[u]Team (Loss)[/u] * = conference champion
Auburn* (LSU) or Mizzou* (USCe)
| Soccer Board|| 10/26 Matchday - NOTORlOUSD on 10/26/13 at 7:05 am|
Premier League Matches
7:45 CT - Arsenal @ Crystal Palace, NBCSN
9:00 - Everton @ Aston Villa
9:00 - West Brom @ Liverpool
9:00 - Stoke @ Manchester United, NBCSN
9:00 - Cardiff @ Norwich
11:30 - Fulham @ Southampton, NBCSN
2:00 Sporting KC @ Phil Union, NBcSN
3:00 Montreal Im...
| Soccer Board|| Searching for the "American Wembley" - NOTORlOUSD on 10/13/13 at 9:25 pm|
I stumbled on a four year-old blog post about what city/stadium would be the best choice for an "American Wembley", our first-choice venue for the biggest national team games: [link=(http://assoc-football.com/2009/10/21/if-america-had-a-wembley-where-would-it-be/#more-382)]Part 1[/link], [link=(http...
| More Sports Board|| Georgia Tech 30 at Miami 45, Final - NOTORlOUSD on 10/5/13 at 2:43 pm|
Go Jackets! :cheers:...