| Soccer Board|| re: Chelsea 2014/15 Season Long Thread - cigsmcgee on 8/18/14 at 1:27 pm|
[quote]Matic. Fabregas. Hazard. Oscar. Schurrle. Costa. [/quote]
My body is ready. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Does anyone else hate MLB talk? - cigsmcgee on 8/17/14 at 11:45 pm|
[quote]almost feel like they just over-analyze and overthink everything way too much. [/quote]
The main issue for me is that i stopped caring about mlb a long time ago. Sports radio tries to keep it relevant, but really are just passing the time until football starts. Id much rather listen to a ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Finally watched "The Wire" - Questions, Observations, & Spoilers - cigsmcgee on 8/14/14 at 11:26 am|
[quote]Season 2 will climb in your rankings every time you watch it.[/quote]
So true. Almost everyone i know who likes the show shares this opinion, myself included. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Browns sign Rex Grossman... implications? - cigsmcgee on 8/12/14 at 9:56 am|
Brining in rex to show jff how to balance alcoholism and super bowl-caliber talent the nfl way....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Am I going to like True Detective? - cigsmcgee on 8/11/14 at 1:05 am|
[quote]Approaching greatness at times, but just missing the mark for me[/quote]
I can get behind this. But its a very unique show that is swinging for the fences....
| Soccer Board|| re: Men In Blazers Moving From ESPN to NBC - cigsmcgee on 8/10/14 at 9:04 pm|
[quote]The duo will have a weekly Monday night TV show[/quote]
i cant see espn freeing up the programming space to give these guys their own show during pro/college football season, or at the very least being excited enough about it to give it a fair shot. ...
| Soccer Board|| re: MLS All-Stars v Bayern Munich | 8:30 ESPN2 - cigsmcgee on 8/8/14 at 5:54 pm|
saw this nugget today on ives. pretty interesting, and not very surprising.
[quote]The MLS All-Star Game reportedly had 862,000 viewers on ESPN2, more than the last two All-Star Games combined.[/quote]...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Garfunkel & Oates? - cigsmcgee on 8/8/14 at 1:25 pm|
Watched the first short on hbo a while back and was pretty annoyed. But kate micuchi (sp?) was pretty funny on raising hope....
| Soccer Board|| re: Young Players Tracker and Americans Abroad Thread presented by Sheep - cigsmcgee on 7/31/14 at 1:50 pm|
[quote]Also, Stu Holden is on the USMNT in like 2019.
He retired at 29 in mine. :wah:
The stu i know never gives up....
| Soccer Board|| re: Jermaine Jones may not be coming to Chi City (pg 2 update) - cigsmcgee on 7/31/14 at 9:49 am|
[quote]How far down the list was Chicago? The teams above them could have just passed on him.
I think they were top 5, but the article said something like certain players skip allocation as determined by mls, ala deuce to seattle.
Maybe its a way the league saves face for cheap team...
| Soccer Board|| re: Jermaine Jones may not be coming to Chi City (pg 2 update) - cigsmcgee on 7/31/14 at 8:47 am|
Is there any metric used to determine which players skip allocation?
Or is it more like "mls wants this player, but he`ll only join team x" ?...
| Soccer Board|| re: Young Players Tracker and Americans Abroad Thread presented by Sheep - cigsmcgee on 7/30/14 at 10:18 pm|
Luis Gil is going for 50 mil in my `14 career mode. :lol:
Now he just needs to see the field irl. ...
| Soccer Board|| re: Chelsea 2014/15 Season Long Thread - cigsmcgee on 7/30/14 at 9:06 am|
Saw di marzio tweet something similar a few days ago. My insane mou mind gamea theory is that hes using rom rumors to speed up teams interested in torres.
Eta. Well, this looks more legit than i thought. Wtf....
| Soccer Board|| re: Is field turf only used in the US? - cigsmcgee on 7/29/14 at 8:57 am|
QPR had turf until the FA banned it in the late 80s.
Check out the pic of that dudes raw arse knees.
| Soccer Board|| re: Is field turf only used in the US? - cigsmcgee on 7/28/14 at 10:10 pm|
im pretty sure some turf fields popped up in england during the 80s, read something about QPR maybe having turf.
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Here's the trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road - cigsmcgee on 7/27/14 at 4:54 pm|
[quote]I see a lot of punchy, hypnotic action sequences and the movie poison known as Charlize Theron, but not much in the way of plot.
Destroying my childhood one film at a time[/quote]
have you ever seen the road warrior? ...
| Soccer Board|| re: How watchable are these summer club friendlies? - cigsmcgee on 7/26/14 at 12:55 pm|
Some are good fun, some are boring as hell. The ICC matches last year were pretty awesome, especially the first half of the final. ...
| Soccer Board|| re: Besler wants to stay with Sporting - cigsmcgee on 7/18/14 at 12:13 am|
seemed like he never wanted to leave in the first place. hes always sounded like he wanted to play until the end in KC.
i have no problem with this. hes not that young and playing for foreign shitshows doesnt exactly sound like alot of fun.
at least at SKC hes a top player for a team competin...
| Soccer Board|| re: "Massimo Cellino is Cooler than you will ever be" Part 2 - cigsmcgee on 7/18/14 at 12:05 am|
[quote]I’ll work for my soul and the satisfaction of bringing this club back.[/quote]
| Movie/TV Board|| re: What's your favorite vietnam war film? - cigsmcgee on 7/17/14 at 6:32 pm|
Born on the fourth of july....
| Soccer Board|| re: Chelsea 2014/15 Season Long Thread - cigsmcgee on 7/15/14 at 3:20 pm|
[quote]Lukaku looked great against the US in the WC[/quote]
to be fair, he came in and feasted off an exhausted back line.
[quote]is he expected to have significant playing time for Chelsea this year? [/quote]
most doubt he'll even be on the roster. Costa is going to be first choice, obvio...
| Soccer Board|| re: Christoph Kramer doesn't remember the first half - cigsmcgee on 7/15/14 at 1:34 pm|
[quote]In boxing that was a knockout. There is no way he could have gotten to his feet within a 10 count.[/quote]
This really put the issue into perspective. Excellent point....
| Soccer Board|| re: Why did teams play so scared in the knockout rounds? - cigsmcgee on 7/14/14 at 4:43 pm|
its human nature to be more conservative when the stakes are so high. i thought the final was surprisingly open, though. ...
| Soccer Board|| re: Chelsea 2014/15 Season Long Thread - cigsmcgee on 7/12/14 at 12:57 pm|
[quote]Does Oscar have the skills to drop back and become more of a CM orchestrator? I can't see him being formidable on defense.[/quote]
I thought he looked much more comfortable playing in the midfield when deployed there later in the season. Kid might not be a beast, but he's got some hustle. ...
| Soccer Board|| re: 2014 US Open Cup Quarterfinals FCD/Philly/Seattle/Chicago advance to semis - cigsmcgee on 7/8/14 at 2:19 pm|
[quote]I thought all US Open Cup matches were streamed on youtube. [/quote]
im pretty sure this happened last year. ...
| Soccer Board|| re: Help me pick an MLS squad. - cigsmcgee on 7/7/14 at 3:15 pm|
[quote]so I guess that automatically throws Houston and Dallas into the mix. [/quote]
not a big fan of houston. watched numerous matches and they bored me to tears. dallas has been fun to watch lately. i think you would like how new england plays. lots of young, exciting players.
| Soccer Board|| re: Ives' starting 11 of uncapped MLS players - cigsmcgee on 7/7/14 at 1:49 pm|
Wish we would just cut the Cubans a fat check and get Ozzie Alonso on board....
| Soccer Board|| re: How did you become a fan of whatever club team you root for? - cigsmcgee on 7/6/14 at 9:44 pm|
i just liked watching games, but fernando torres became my favorite player. so i followed him to chelsea, got really into the club, learned the history, and now feel sad everytime he plays. ...
| Soccer Board|| re: Is soccer in the US close to surpassing hockey as the 4th sport? - cigsmcgee on 7/6/14 at 6:11 pm|
[quote]IIRC, wasn't that only televised by Fox Soccer for a couple of those years, which was not part of a base subscription package...
its been on fox proper for a while, and espn aired the finals before that. i think....
| Soccer Board|| re: Is soccer in the US close to surpassing hockey as the 4th sport? - cigsmcgee on 7/6/14 at 5:58 pm|
[quote]Stanley cup averages a little less than 3 million viewers, mls cup is close to 1 mil over the past few years. In 10 years I wouldn't be surprised if MLS passed that.
the champions league final has been covering between 1.9 - almost 3 million the past three years, so its close to ...