| More Sports Board|| re: Bobsled is the worst-designed sport of all time - wrlakers on 2/19/14 at 1:20 pm|
I may be biased, having been born and raised in the south where there is no opportunity to watch any of these sports live or participate yourself. But I agree
[quote]all THIS stuff is the most boring sport ever[/quote]
Fixed the original.
A poster above said everyone can related to the fi...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Hey Yahoo, this is not how I remember Pistol Pete - wrlakers on 2/12/14 at 1:02 pm|
I have never seen that video. Can you tell us what it depicts? What game? When? What precipitated the finger(s) if that is what it is (looks like to me)?...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU outshines Mizzou in battle of Tigers, Wins 77-71 - wrlakers on 1/22/14 at 1:08 pm|
What's the deal with the banana costumes on the front row of the stands? I've been living in a basketball free zone during football season and haven't seen that before....
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Where do you see Keenan Allen's ADP next year? - wrlakers on 1/21/14 at 1:01 pm|
[quote]Calvin,Gordon,D. Thomas, Julio, Jeffery, Marshall, Bryant, Green, are all ahead of him(no particular order). That's 8 then I would put Antonio Brown, Jordy Nelson, Garcon ahead of him.[/quote]
DeSean Jackson belongs on the list before Allen list, too, especially with the emergence of Foles...
| More Sports Board|| re: hypothetical - Could you see Goodell doing this as punishment? - wrlakers on 1/21/14 at 12:41 pm|
[quote]Would anyone be surprised if this happened? [/quote]
This will not happen. Philly fans have been throwing stuff forever without consequence.
Better plan is to tell fans that they will be banned from games if they throw stuff. Better to put rule in place in advance and punish the wro...
| More Sports Board|| re: "56 is Mike!" "34 is Mike!" .... - wrlakers on 1/13/14 at 1:05 pm|
[quote]Heard Cam say "Kentucky Kentucky" yesterday[/quote]
I am pretty sure I also heard Alabama and Wisconsin, not in the same play, of course--don't remember who said it. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Conference Bowl Standings - wrlakers on 12/31/13 at 1:06 pm|
| More Sports Board|| re: Rose Bowl hype - wrlakers on 12/31/13 at 12:49 pm|
[quote]Is it just a southern thing[/quote]
No. [quote] I don't give 2 shits about "the granddaddy of them all"? [/quote]
You have obviously never been, have you?
But even if you haven't, you cannot call yourself a real football fan if you don't care about the Granddaddy of them all. 100...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Any other "old guy" in Memphis on this date in 1985 for the Liberty Bowl? - wrlakers on 12/27/13 at 12:56 pm|
[quote]Any other "old guy" [/quote]
EDIT: I was thinking of the '78 Libert Bowl v. Missouri. I was there. Guess that means I am really old.
[quote]It was cold [/quote]
I have a picture from the MISSOURI game in my office. It's beforehand, so we're all smiling, but the wind is blowing th...
| Tiger Rant|| Christmas Gifts for LSU Fans - wrlakers on 12/11/13 at 1:36 pm|
I'm always looking for neat gifts for Tiger Fans--something new that wasn't out there last year. Here are a couple of finds (though I can't post pics because I'm technologically challenged).
Game day boots from Neiman Marcus $399.
| Tiger Rant|| re: Somewhat sad about the potential loss of a rival - wrlakers on 12/11/13 at 1:19 pm|
[quote]alabama wasn't a true rival in 03 [/quote]
Alabama has been an LSU rival for a long time. That's the reason LSU was so upset when Saban went there--because Alabama was a rival. ...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Antonio Brown pts question - wrlakers on 12/8/13 at 6:25 pm|
[quote]NFL.com league just updated. [/quote]
Still waiting on CBS. I have almost no chance, but would like those points....
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Antonio Brown pts question - wrlakers on 12/8/13 at 3:47 pm|
[quote]apparently the last play was worth 55 yards[/quote]
That's a lot of points. I need those points because I didn't sit Stafford. Come on CBS!...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Antonio Brown pts question - wrlakers on 12/8/13 at 3:32 pm|
He should get the yards, but CBS isn't giving it yet. ...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Week 13 All Day Complain, Brag, or Cry thread - wrlakers on 12/1/13 at 5:00 pm|
Spotted carrying a football. Gained five yards....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Christmas gifts for two of my employees - wrlakers on 12/1/13 at 4:51 pm|
As long as neither is opposed to drinking, and as long as you're not replacing a bonus with a gift, nice bottle of wine is always good. If you know that they drink scotch, good scotch is always appreciated. Don't be too personal or they will feel bound to reciprocate.
I give my assistant money....
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: I might have avoided last place! - wrlakers on 12/1/13 at 4:37 pm|
[quote] last place in my league has to put a pink license plate holder that says "I came in last in my fantasy league" on their car for a year [/quote]
That's funny. We should adopt something like that. The utter embarrassment just doesn't appear to be enough motivation for some owners....
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Week 13 All Day Complain, Brag, or Cry thread - wrlakers on 12/1/13 at 4:34 pm|
Sat Tate. :banghead:
Going against Jeffrey. :angry:
Started Boykin who got a goose egg on turkey day. :wah:
Could have started Cecil Shorts III instead. :spank:
Still going to make the playoffs, but not getting a bye after leadi...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: B Tate on my bench - wrlakers on 12/1/13 at 4:29 pm|
[quote]B Tate on my bench[/quote]
Me, too. :banghead:
Started Vereen instead. Game is not over, but it might as well be. Going against Alshon Jeffrey. Probably no way back now. Lost my bye in the playoffs. Will still get a wildcard though.
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: throwing a game to help friend get in playoffs? - wrlakers on 11/27/13 at 1:24 pm|
[quote]Just realized I'm in the op's league. [/quote]
Then maybe you can tell us whether the owner of Team B is learning disabled or suffers from some other disability that would exempt him from competing on a level playing field with others?
[quote]Team A is starting Ingram when he has Sprole...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Throwing a game thread lead me to this situation... Opinions please - wrlakers on 11/27/13 at 1:17 pm|
[quote] should I throw the match [/quote]
The answer to this questions is always NO.
"You play to win the game."
If you can't win fair and square, then you don't deserve to win. Who wants to say, "I won the championship because I manipulated the crippled team into the playoffs"? Wouldn'...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: throwing a game to help friend get in playoffs? - wrlakers on 11/27/13 at 1:12 pm|
[quote]throwing a game to help friend get in playoffs?[/quote]
Wrong on many levels. These guys probably cheat at Scrabble as well. Cheaters never win, etc.
[quote]What says the FSB? [/quote]
Banned from the league for conduct detrimental to the spirit of fair competition, lack of integ...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Dealing with an Inactive Owner - wrlakers on 11/24/13 at 9:26 pm|
[quote]Dealing with an Inactive Owner[/quote]
We charge $5 a week for a loss.
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Cecil Shorts--Squeaky wheel gets the grease at WR? - wrlakers on 11/22/13 at 12:58 pm|
[quote]Mike Wallace's line after bitching to the media earlier this year 115 yds & 1 TD
Antonio Brown went for 196 & 2 TDs [/quote]
Y'all are killing me. I had decided to demote Shorts and replace him with Michael Floyd. Then I thought I'm sitting the about to be hot guy for the guy who's d...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Trade Proposal- Should I abandon Frank Gore? - wrlakers on 11/20/13 at 2:04 pm|
Interesting. I drafted Cooper, Floyd, and Gore (obviously, not in that order). I dropped Cooper way back when for lack of production. Floyd has never started for my team and hasn't done much until last week. I also lost Foster and Julio Jones, so Gore is the only one of my top three picks still ...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Should I quit my league? - wrlakers on 11/20/13 at 12:42 pm|
[quote]I play in CBS league and not positive but dont think thats an option.[/quote]
I play in a CBS league and have commissioner access. Believe me, it is an option.
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: People who complain about non playoff teams using Waiver Wire - wrlakers on 11/20/13 at 12:40 pm|
[quote] Easiest way to fix this is make a weekly prize for the highest scoring team.[/quote]
Two better ways to fix this.
1. Impose a pay-per-loss penalty. We have to pay $5 a week for a loss.
2. Play with owners who have a little pride. Even if money weren't involved, I would not want to...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Best side bets - wrlakers on 11/15/13 at 1:30 pm|
[quote]What are some of y'alls favorite side bets?[/quote]
We have side bets all the time. One of the secretaries enters them on our outlook calendar so there's misunderstanding about the bet and because they are often season long bets.
All bets are "gentlemen's bets" with the same prize: ...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Fantasy board's thoughts on a mid season trade deadline? - wrlakers on 11/15/13 at 1:27 pm|
[quote] I do like that it limits late season collusion [/quote]
Interesting. Our trade deadline is when the playoffs start. Teams don't dump players or get involved in collusive trades in my league for other reasons.
1. Each team must pay $5 per loss. Thus, if you trade away your team, it ...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| re: Is this play considered a sack? - wrlakers on 11/12/13 at 12:53 pm|
[quote]Is this play considered a sack?[/quote]
There was another play in the game when Kaep appeared to be sacked and the announcers called it a sack, but the stat was no sack, just tackled for a loss. I guess he was running towards the line of scrimmage, but if he doesn't make it, isn't it a sa...