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Re: All about sports

Postby Fridmarr » Sun Feb 02, 2014 7:27 pm

It's just like their pre-season game. Denver runs the type of offense that this Seattle defense is built to beat...
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Re: All about sports

Postby Klaudandus » Sun Feb 02, 2014 7:49 pm

Two takes from this game
a) Broncos would not be here without Manning, even if he lost the big game, again.
c) Better Seachickens than the Naners. God, I hate that Kaepernick douchebag.
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Re: All about sports

Postby bldavis » Sun Feb 02, 2014 9:23 pm

#1 offense in the league headed by one of the all time great QBs...almost gets shut out :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: All about sports

Postby Klaudandus » Sun Feb 02, 2014 9:53 pm

bldavis wrote:#1 offense in the league headed by one of the all time great QBs...almost gets shut out :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: All about sports

Postby Gracerath » Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:00 pm

I've been a Seattle fan pretty much all my life (WA resident born and raised). I'm the worst kind of fan though. I hardly know anyone's names other than the obvious ones. The QB, the coach, maybe a running back on occasion.(All my jerseys are Hasselbeck and Tatupu. I need to update). I rarely watch any games. I prefer to read up on the aftermath of a game cause I get crazy anxiety while watching games. The only games I do watch regularly are playoff type games. Needless to say I was a quivering mess of a man during the 49ers game. The Superbowl was a lot of fun to watch for me. My throat is raw and my head hurts. Lynch is slippery and steady. Seems like it always takes an extra 10 seconds to actually bring him down even in the middle of a huge pile. I got nervous every time Manning got to play. Their only scorring drive was scary cause it really happened quick. We were really far ahead by that time but I always say it aint over til its over. My work supervisor was more confident than I but he watches more games than I do.

I'm not sure where I was going with that but congrats to both teams for making it this year and congrats Seahawks and thanks for giving me my first ever home team pro sports championship.
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Re: All about sports

Postby Fridmarr » Mon Feb 03, 2014 7:37 am

Yeah I'm very happy for Seattle and their fans. They've definitely paid their dues. The city has endured some epically bad sports seasons and even had their only championship team stolen from them.

They have something special with this team and I hope they can keep it rolling.
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Re: All about sports

Postby Klaudandus » Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:59 am

Yes, as long as its not Kaeperdouchebag.
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Re: All about sports

Postby Flex » Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:24 am

How is Kaep a douche? I'm much more anti-Harbough west than anything else related to the Niners.

I enjoy that Eli is still the better post-season Manning.
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Re: All about sports

Postby Skye1013 » Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:32 pm

So, uh... I didn't watch the game, but did manage to win $200 off it. Go me.
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Re: All about sports

Postby Jabari » Thu Feb 06, 2014 9:05 am

The Olympics are certainly off to an ... auspicious start.
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Re: All about sports

Postby Shoju » Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:14 pm

AS I recently posted somewhere else, it may be unpatriotic, but I don't give 2 shits about the winter olympics.
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Re: All about sports

Postby Teranoid » Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:59 pm

That's okay neither do most people.
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Re: All about sports

Postby bldavis » Fri Feb 07, 2014 10:50 pm

i enjoy a couple events but for the most part, i couldnt give 2 shits either
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Re: All about sports

Postby Flex » Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:13 pm

Obviously having a gay player was locker room poison for Missouri since they only went 11-2, played for the SEC title and won their bowl game. Jeez, that locker room poison narrative is a joke pushed by GMs who are afraid and parroted by journalists who are scared to push back.

Also how tight was that team that it didn't leak during the entire season?
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Re: All about sports

Postby halabar » Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:32 pm

Flex wrote:Obviously having a gay player was locker room poison for Missouri since they only went 11-2, played for the SEC title and won their bowl game. Jeez, that locker room poison narrative is a joke pushed by GMs who are afraid and parroted by journalists who are scared to push back.

Also how tight was that team that it didn't leak during the entire season?


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Re: All about sports

Postby Shoju » Tue Feb 11, 2014 8:58 am

I'm pissed about this situation. Not because he's gay, but because the media is going to do everything in it's power to make this a bigger news story than it should be. I don't think that we will ever truly get to a point where it's "not a big deal that an athlete is gay" until the media decides it isn't a big deal.

Sort of the way I felt about ESPN bashing #4 into our brains over and over and over and over with his exit from GB, to the Jets, and then the Vikes.

It's a fabricated news frenzy.

It's frustrating that we live in a society where it's "news" that someone is gay. Why is it news? Because there are way too many people in this country who are scared of someone that is different than them, because of what they do in their personal lives.
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Re: All about sports

Postby Flex » Tue Feb 11, 2014 12:18 pm

Shoju wrote:I'm pissed about this situation. Not because he's gay, but because the media is going to do everything in it's power to make this a bigger news story than it should be. I don't think that we will ever truly get to a point where it's "not a big deal that an athlete is gay" until the media decides it isn't a big deal.

Sort of the way I felt about ESPN bashing #4 into our brains over and over and over and over with his exit from GB, to the Jets, and then the Vikes.

It's a fabricated news frenzy.

It's frustrating that we live in a society where it's "news" that someone is gay. Why is it news? Because there are way too many people in this country who are scared of someone that is different than them, because of what they do in their personal lives.


I think a Deadspin comment summed it up nicely.

For it to be no big deal that a professional athlete is gay it needs to be a really big deal for a period of time.
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Re: All about sports

Postby Koatanga » Tue Feb 11, 2014 1:07 pm

If you take any sampling of 53 men in the US, you're going to find people who are either homophobic or who believe their religion teaches against homosexuality.

Ask the average NFL GM if adding an openly gay player will cause issues in his locker room - he's an idiot if he says no and anti-gay if he says yes.

That's gold to the media, because they get to put someone in a no-win situation and have something to report on either way.

Should an openly gay player be devalued in the draft? Ideally no, but in reality yes, because he's going to cause issues in the locker room, whether because other players are homophobic, or because the media will corner players into no-win questions and blow up any wrong answer into headline stories. If he gets cut, is it because he's gay or because he didn't play well enough? He's a civil suit waiting to happen.

People don't like personal agendas mixed with their football players. We don't want Tebow throwing God in our face, and we don't want players waving rainbow flags at us. We just want players to play the game. What they do off the field is their business.
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Re: All about sports

Postby bldavis » Tue Feb 11, 2014 3:34 pm

Koatanga wrote:We just want players to play the game. What they do off the field is their business.

and that is how it should be for all athletes....at least in my opinion
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Re: All about sports

Postby Koatanga » Tue Feb 11, 2014 3:52 pm

bldavis wrote:
Koatanga wrote:We just want players to play the game. What they do off the field is their business.

and that is how it should be for all athletes....at least in my opinion

I should qualify that. Famous athletes are role models, whether or not they want to be. As such I believe they should avoid negative behaviour such as doing drugs, driving drunk, shooting people, committing suicide or beating up their partner. But if they want to go to strip clubs, or church, or gay bars or whatever - that's their own business. Different people have different beliefs. Celebrate diversity.
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Re: All about sports

Postby Klaudandus » Tue Feb 11, 2014 8:59 pm

I think Shoju would ditch football altogether if this were to happen
http://sports.yahoo.com/news/cleveland- ... --nfl.html
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Re: All about sports

Postby Koatanga » Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:17 pm

Klaudandus wrote:I think Shoju would ditch football altogether if this were to happen
http://sports.yahoo.com/news/cleveland- ... --nfl.html

Can't believe Cleveland is considering moving up to take Manziel. We got our short QB for a 3rd. Don't people know QBs under 6' can't win Super Bowls?
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Re: All about sports

Postby Shoju » Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:05 am

Klaudandus wrote:I think Shoju would ditch football altogether if this were to happen
http://sports.yahoo.com/news/cleveland- ... --nfl.html


I'm so tired of Manziel. It's all the cleveland media talks about. I'm hoping now that Curly and Moe got the boot out the door, Farmer will establish some sanity. Hope, but I'm not sure it's belief yet.

I get why Manziel looks "good" as an option for cleveland. He gives us a rookie that the national media wants to see. WE might even get some prime time games out of it. Man, that'd be weird, watching a prime time Browns game not on a thursday?

But, I don't have much hope for Manziel being "a winner" at the NFL level. Go watch old tape of Archie Manning in College. ANd then watch Manziel. Wow... it's like... the same thing all over again?

If they signed Tebow, I would be done with the Browns. That would be the final circus theme song to run me out of town. There is no hope for a team that signs him with the idea that he's going to be their starting QB. It's just not going to happen.

Personally? I'd rather draft a QB that is a little less "finished" in the 2nd or 3rd round. Keep Campbell. Keep Hoyer. See what Hoyer can do. He looked pretty good while he was in there. See if he can do something with it. What's the worst that can happen? Another 4-12 season? Yeah... That'd be a shocker.

But draft a guy in the 2nd or 3rd. Someone you aren't forced to put out there right away. Campbell was a servicable enough backup. Get am RB that can run the damn ball, and see what happens. If Hoyer Doesn't work, your other guy has had a season to develop, and learn, and study, and understand what K.S. is trying to do.

Of course, that's not what is going to happen. Johnny Football will end his 2014 season in a walking boot, just like RGIII, standing next to K.S.
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Re: All about sports

Postby Klaudandus » Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:34 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... lc5C4SXAYM
Dale Hansen Unplugged: Celebrating our differences (on Michael Sam)

And the daily show's take on it
http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/mon-f ... ght-rights
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Re: All about sports

Postby Shoju » Tue Feb 18, 2014 11:30 am

Allballsdo Nostrikemez has signed with the Orioles.

THANK GOD. I didn't want him back in Cleveland. Way too unpredictable for me.
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