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Monthly archives for December, 2011

Best Moments of 2011 #4

2010-11 SLAM DUNK CONTEST WATCHED WITH MY BROTHER. Blake Nasty  

Best Moments of 2011 #3

Mounting comeback after comeback, The Detroit Lions start the 2011-12 season 5-0, after going 4-0 in the preseason and winning the last 4 games of the previous season.

Best Moments of 2011 #2

MVP. Justin Verlander. Detroit. 24-5, for the Detroit Tigers

Best Moments of 2011 #1

Leading the Boston Bruins back. http://thesportingsnarf.com/?p=2807 This post coincided with the 8-1 game and the rally to tie it 3-3, eventually leading to the Cup. I told the Bruins, down 2-0 but losing both games by one, to get it going and make it a series. They had scored 11 seconds into the 2nd period, taking a 1-0 lead when I told them [...]

Year-End Awards

Best Player: Aaron Rodgers Worst Commissioner: Stunningly, Stern > Selig or Goodell! Best Team: 2010-2011 Boston Bruins I BESTOW UPON THEE, THE VIKING SNARF 4 Life

2003 NBA Playoffs – THANK GOD F...

The first of 6 straight Eastern Conference Finals for Detroit didn’t end to well… (1) Detroit Pistons vs. (2) New Jersey Nets Last Playoff Meeting: 1985 Eastern Conference First Round (Detroit won 3-0) Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record (NJN-DET) Venue TV Time Recap 1 May 18 New Jersey 76 Detroit 74 1-0 The Palace of Auburn [...]

Bonzi Wells Cut by Minnesota Timberwo...

The Timberwolves opened camp with 15 players already under contract, so Wells faced long odds from the outset. “I knew that was an uphill battle I was fighting coming into the situation,” Wells texted The Star Press shortly after the Timberwolves waived him. “After talking with management everything was positive. They just c [...]

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Into Nonbeing, Which Is to Say, Every...

“Where do Vanished objects go?” “Into nonbeing, which is to say, everything.” replied Professor McGonagall. “Nicely phrased,” replied the eagle door knocker, and the door swung open. via into nonbeing, which is to say, everything « q u i r k y h i l l.

What a Piece of Shit

Associated Press LONDON — A report by soccer authorities says Liverpool’s Luis Suarez called Manchester United’s Patrice Evra a “Negro” seven times in the incident that led to Suarez’s ban for eight matches. The report by an independent commission from the English Football Association was published Saturday [...]

Free Fantasy Football Advice

With the Chargers eliminated from the playoffs, we would expect that Jackson, already struggling with a bad groin injury, to be held out of the season-ender. But hey, he did practice on Friday, so anything is possible. via LeBrons Second Act – Free Fantasy Football – ESPN. I DISAGREE I BET HE PLAYS. I’M STARTING HIM IN MY CH [...]

Disrespectin’

Cedric Benson Cincinnati Bengals ELIG: RB STATUS: WALT PRK: 20     AVG: 8.7 %OWN: 100.0 (+0) Healthy ESPN Projection WEEK 17 5 Yds: 0/58/5, TDs: 0 Benson may be a 1,000-yard rusher, but that’s pretty much proof that the label means diddly these days. With nine weeks where he failed to reach 80 yards on the ground, he’s hardly a re [...]

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