| Pelicans Talk|| re: Pels-76ers Prediction Thread - chalmetteowl on 1/26/15 at 10:58 am|
this game on this very Monday night in 2008 was when the fun really got started. i still remember the personal dunk contest CP3 held with Julian Wright and Tyson Chandler...
if you remembe...
| Political Talk|| re: If Obama is serious about getting daycare costs under control, try deregulation - chalmetteowl on 1/26/15 at 10:23 am|
[quote]I'm pretty sure parents can figure that out and not have their kids go there.
you give some of these "parents" too much credit...
| More Sports Board|| re: Do you think Coach K justifies his $4 million+ salary - chalmetteowl on 1/26/15 at 9:19 am|
[quote]Before Coach K
Tulane Basketball > Duke Basketball
Think about that. [/quote]
i'm pretty sure Duke did a little bit before coach K... not much, but more than Tulane...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Monta Ellis - chalmetteowl on 1/25/15 at 7:45 pm|
Just some fluky bull shite jumpers huh?...
| More Sports Board|| re: Do you think Coach K justifies his $4 million+ salary - chalmetteowl on 1/25/15 at 6:27 pm|
how many times have they been a #1 seed? bc the tournament is fluky and random. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Question about extending NFL Season - chalmetteowl on 1/25/15 at 6:06 pm|
don't forget two extra playoff games... i'd like them to go to 16 personally, so that half of the league gets in...
| More Sports Board|| re: Who can name the school who achieved all this during the 2013-2014 academic year - chalmetteowl on 1/25/15 at 4:46 pm|
anyone can win a shitty bowl game, go one and done in the Big Dance, and then choke in baseball and softball......
| More Sports Board|| re: New MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred "Open" to Eliminating Defensive Shifts - chalmetteowl on 1/25/15 at 1:38 pm|
[quote]So giving an advantage to the hitter is the solution?[/quote] it depends on how much advantage you want the hitter to have... we've taken PEDs away from them...
| More Sports Board|| re: New MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred "Open" to Eliminating Defensive Shifts - chalmetteowl on 1/25/15 at 12:54 pm|
those are all seven fielders in natural positions... that's different
| More Sports Board|| re: New MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred "Open" to Eliminating Defensive Shifts - chalmetteowl on 1/25/15 at 12:09 pm|
i'll play devil's advocate... absurd shifts are probably costing hitters in stats and contract value and making pitching stats look better than they should be
but it is an element of team strategy in a game that doesn't run on it. baseball is still a game of individual players making plays regard...
| More Sports Board|| re: New replay review method to be tested at Pro Bowl - chalmetteowl on 1/25/15 at 10:08 am|
[quote]Didn't the NCG have cameras in the plylons? Pro Bowl should try that out as well.[/quote]
those are only there for the cool shot when the players are flying toward it for the touchdown and the thing goes flying......
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Your thoughts on the next 10 games - chalmetteowl on 1/24/15 at 5:45 pm|
this was the time in 07-08 with CP3 that we really hit our stride... that was CP's 3rd year. this is AD's third year :bow:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What's the Best/Worst Major City Public Transportation System? - chalmetteowl on 1/24/15 at 3:29 pm|
here's what i wonder... let's say we had a chance to go to light rail like other cities had in the 70s... imagine St. Charles and Canal with futuristic looking trains going down the neutral ground.
but since we couldn't afford it we had to make do with the streetcars we always had, until they bec...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What's the Best/Worst Major City Public Transportation System? - chalmetteowl on 1/24/15 at 3:15 pm|
no comments on NOLA yet? I wish RTA could absorb JeT and SBURT, and of course have high speed rail to Mandeville and Slidell...
| Coaching Changes|| re: East St. John's new head coach - chalmetteowl on 1/24/15 at 3:06 pm|
[quote]Hahaha, no they didn't.[/quote]
well he is taking Amite to the Dome... East St. John is one of the most underachieving programs anywhere.
thing is though, i wonder how much the coach affects that. maybe it's something just bred into the kids. it would help if the new coach brings discip...
| More Sports Board|| re: Klay Thompson scores 37 in the 3rd quarter tonight - chalmetteowl on 1/24/15 at 2:04 am|
[quote] but in a game 7 if those shots stop falling for a quarter or two it could doom them.
all their game 7's look like they'll be at home... the real trick is winning three times before that. GSW will be something absurd at home, 38-3 maybe?...
| Pelicans Talk|| the Pelicans have played the fewest home games in the NBA so far - chalmetteowl on 1/23/15 at 11:49 pm|
Home games played by Western contenders after tonight
i thought this was threadworthy bc we're dismissing getting the 8th playoff spot when i believe most are unaware of this.
now granted 6 home games in a ro...
| More Sports Board|| re: Nightly NBA Thread 1/23 - chalmetteowl on 1/23/15 at 11:28 pm|
that's an NBA record... check that. he shattered it...
| More Sports Board|| re: Ernie Banks has passed away - chalmetteowl on 1/23/15 at 10:54 pm|
[quote] I'm happy he seemed to have lived a very full life.
everything except a World Series......
| More Sports Board|| re: Kobe Bryant - torn rotator cuff - chalmetteowl on 1/23/15 at 4:26 pm|
he can be like Nash who is retired in the last year of his deal... The Lakers will have the biggest expiring contract in the league, and Kobe doesn't have to actually play for that team and he can retire a Laker...