| More Sports Board|| re: Post your unpopular sports opinions - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 4/29/13 at 4:31 pm|
[quote]The only major pro sports women should compete in are golf and tennis. [/quote]
And beach volleyball!...
| More Sports Board|| re: Post your unpopular sports opinions - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 4/29/13 at 4:30 pm|
Auto racing is a sport.
Race car drivers are athletes.
Bicycle road racing (specifically multi-stage races like the grand tours) is fascinating....
| More Sports Board|| re: Posters who have played football - is there a lot of talking at the LOS? - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 3/30/13 at 5:19 am|
[quote]Is there a lot of taunting and general trash talking out on the field before the snap? Stories would be great.[/quote]
The good ol' days:
"In his Viking debut, Kapp en...
| More Sports Board|| re: Random Surprising fact - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 3/25/13 at 4:27 pm|
Stanford and Cal have done pretty well:
Stanford: Jim Plunkett (2 starts), John Elway (5 starts)
Cal: Craig Morton (2 starts, 2 different teams), Joe Kapp (1 start), Aaron Rodgers (1 start)
I mention them because to you southern folk, you probably see them historically as "not much better t...
| More Sports Board|| re: F1 MALAYSIA Grand Prix [In Game] - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 3/25/13 at 4:06 pm|
[quote]Oh dang they're going counter clockwise, NASCAR fans would lose their minds at a F1 race.[/quote]
Malaysia and most F1 tracks go [i]clockwise[/i]. It's NASCAR that goes [i]counter-clockwise[/i].
[quote]yep, I'm committed. Not a lot of F1 fans on the MSB to begin with.[/quote]
| More Sports Board|| re: Lynch participates in Cal Scrimmage - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 3/24/13 at 11:16 am|
| More Sports Board|| re: nascar vs f1 racing vs indy car - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 3/19/13 at 2:23 pm|
The best sport is IndyCar road racing.
F1 is a technological showcase. No more than half the field has a prayer of winning because only a few teams can afford to continue developing their cars over the season. The increased unpredictability of recent years has come from artificial contrivances s...
| More Sports Board|| re: Current Spring Football Game Schedules *updated 3/19/13* - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 3/4/13 at 4:54 pm|
So only the Pac-12 Network is going to broadcast every conference Spring game? Does the Big Ten Network have more important things to broadcast in April? I'm surprised ESPN isn't broadcasting every SEC Spring game....
| More Sports Board|| re: Anyone watching Rodmans interview with ABC airing on ESPN? - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 3/3/13 at 3:02 pm|
[quote]Rodman: "I don't think he's a bad guy."
ABC Guy: "He's enslaved over 200k people."
Rodman: "You know what? We do the same thing over here."
ABC Guy: "We have prison camps?"
Rodman: "no, but you know what, I was over there and see the people love and respect him."[/quote]
Not that we ne...
| More Sports Board|| re: Coolest college logo? - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 3/1/13 at 7:39 pm|
Just throwin' it out there : Cal U Vulcans:
| More Sports Board|| re: Top sports single play of all your favorite sports teams... - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 2/28/13 at 8:17 pm|
1. The Play* (in-person)
2. DeSean Jackson's punt return against Tennessee (in-person)
*Of course I'm referring to the real T...
| More Sports Board|| re: ESPN led SportsCenter with Danica, not the accident - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 2/23/13 at 11:08 pm|
[quote]Daytona qualifying involves stepping on the gas and running the same line as everyone else. Any skill may have once been required was taken out when they repaved the track. Danica's team clearly spent more time preparing for qualifying than any other team there. Tony has better things to do t...
| More Sports Board|| re: ESPN led SportsCenter with Danica, not the accident - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 2/23/13 at 10:03 pm|
This thread is full of sad idiots. I'm no fan of Danica, but she deserves credit for what she has actually accomplished. I agree wholeheartedly that she gets [b]way[/b] more attention than she deserves, but race car drivers depend on being able to attract sponsorship, so she doesn't give a shite wh...
| More Sports Board|| re: NCAA moves to ban Boise State's blue unis - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 2/15/13 at 4:01 pm|
I'm fine with the new rule, they've always had to refine the rules to prevent deception.
But they also need a green-only turf rule. I don't care about D1AA, they can do what they want—but D1A fields should be green, not clown-colored....
| More Sports Board|| re: Oscar Pistorius shoots and kills girlfriend- Charged with murder - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 2/14/13 at 4:10 pm|
[quote]Maybe I missed it but how did the authorities find out she was dead? Did Pistorius call the police or neighbors? [/quote]
According to CNN: "Police were alerted to the shooting by neighbors, and residents had "heard things earlier," spokeswoman Denise Beukes said."
OK that's not good. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Oscar Pistorius shoots and kills girlfriend- Charged with murder - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 2/14/13 at 3:38 pm|
[quote]If the body was found inside of his home, I'm not sure the defense has a leg to stand on.[/quote]
If you're gonna shoot someone, by far the best place to shoot is in your own home, that way you have a chance to claim self-defense. (Unless you live in Florida, where you can carry a gun in ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Official Super Bowl Prediction thread............. - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 2/1/13 at 4:35 pm|
I think it will come down to QB play. If one of them has a hard time connecting on passes, the running game and defense will not save the game for them.
Best Coast 31
Least Coast 24...
| More Sports Board|| re: Smithsonian.com: The Early History of Football's Forward Pass - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 2/1/13 at 3:27 pm|
[quote]Another reason for the reforms were the allegations surrounding Walter Camp and his dominance of the rules committee. Apparently, he had a slush fund to pay Yale players. The concepts of "student-athlete" and "eligibility" were arguably born during this time.[/quote]
I love how two of the ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Ronaiah Tuiasosopo admits he's gay, then backtracks - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 1/30/13 at 4:06 pm|
I'm so confused. Uhh wait, I mean I'm confused about what's really going on. I think that Te'o really is just a doofus, and Ronaiah Tuiasosopo is a sociopath who can't help trolling everyone. I think "admitting" to Dr. Phil he is gay and in love with Te'o is just his latest troll....
| More Sports Board|| re: Coolest thing you've ever done or seen at a sporting event - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 1/30/13 at 3:49 pm|
I was a freshman at Cal and went to see my first "Big Game," and this was what I saw:
In 2000 I saw the return of F1 to the US at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Although seeing F1 in person for the first ti...
| More Sports Board|| re: "The Big Game" is annoying - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 1/28/13 at 3:11 pm|
I hate the NFL's abuse of IP laws, but in this case it's completely understandable. Trademark holders are obligated to protect their trademarks or risk losing them. "super" and "bowl" are very generic words, so people instinctively think they should not be protected, but put them together and it's...
| More Sports Board|| re: Jahvid Best unlikely to play football again - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 1/27/13 at 4:34 pm|
[quote]“Some people watch adult videos on their computer,I go to YouTube and watch Jahvid Best highlight clips. That’s what gets me aroused.” - jim schwartz[/quote]
I guess that makes me a porn producer... :pimp:
| More Sports Board|| re: Obama and Football - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 1/27/13 at 4:23 pm|
[quote]I'm no fan of Ogump, but this is much ado about nothing. Teddy Roosevelt was a man's man, and he forced football to make changes in the name of player safety. [/quote]
I want to know what Ernest Hemingway had to say about football before I form my opinion....
| More Sports Board|| re: Tomorrow makes 20 years since we lost one of the greats - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 1/26/13 at 2:42 pm|
I can't believe 1993 was 20 freaking years ago....
| More Sports Board|| re: Ray Lewis co-defendant says Atlanta killings were in self defense - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 1/26/13 at 2:50 am|
[quote]Did you see how fricked up Zimmerman was? That was self-defense.
And that's why in a confrontation with no witnesses, it's better for the other guy to be dead—so he can't defend himself. The undisputed facts are that (1) Zimmerman followed Trayvon Martin despite being advised aga...
| More Sports Board|| re: The thing you have to like about Harbaugh - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 1/20/13 at 7:09 pm|
[quote]I like watching him freak out on the sideline and throw a fit like he's 10.[/quote]
| More Sports Board|| re: 49er fans - check in here! - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 1/20/13 at 6:12 pm|
I've been a Niner fan forever (I've lived in the Bay Area for decades), and of course I have a mild hate for the Falcons from their NFC West days, but I had to root for my Cal Bears Tony Gonzalez and Thomas DeCoud. I would have been happy no matter who won....
| More Sports Board|| re: Will Lance drop a bomb with a book? - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 1/18/13 at 3:02 pm|
[quote]Also, if you watched the Oprah interview, he went to great lengths to admit his PED use without ratting anybody else out.[/quote]
After demanding loyalty from everyone, he would be a double douchebag/hypocrite to name names. Nobody likes a rat. This is what I expected him to do. Lance s...
| More Sports Board|| re: Lance Armstrong Oprah Interview (official stream link) - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 1/17/13 at 9:16 pm|
He just admitted that he's only sorry he got caught....
| More Sports Board|| re: Ronaiah Tuiasosopo : Some Men Just Like to Watch the World Burn? - TouchedTheAxeIn82 on 1/17/13 at 3:47 pm|
[quote]why? I find it very bizarre that you would actually have any ounce of respect for him.[/quote]
Some people respect anyone who is good at what they set out to do.