September 22, 2023

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September 20, 2023

NFL Pickem Week 3: Season-Ending Injury Edition: The New York Giants travel to the San Francisco 49ers Thursday night to begin week 3 of the NFL season. Tommybiden leads the NFL Pickem by 7 over Ic23b, who won the week with 108 points. Make your picks.

posted by rcade to football at 11:44 PM - 18 comments

September 17, 2023

Mike Babcock resigns as Columbus Blue Jackets coach after NHLPA investigation: Inquiries about the accusations were conducted by the NHL and NHL Players’ Association after former NHL player and TNT studio host Paul Bissonnette said Tuesday on the “Spittin’ Chiclets” podcast that Babcock was demanding access to players’ phones so he could scroll through photos. The Blue Jackets pushed back and attempted to explain what happened by adding context with statements from Babcock and captain Boone Jenner, whose meeting with the coach was referenced by Bissonnette.

posted by tommybiden to hockey at 05:16 PM - 2 comments

September 16, 2023

September 14, 2023

Max Scherzer Likely to Miss Playoffs Too: Texas Rangers pitcher Max Scherzer has a teres major strain (never heard of that) and will miss the rest of the regular season and "likely" the playoffs as well, general manager Chris Young said. The Rangers are a game behind Houston in the AL West race and in second in the wild card race, with Seattle and Toronto close enough to potentially keep them out of the postseason.

posted by rcade to baseball at 01:01 PM - 8 comments

September 13, 2023

NFL Pickem Week 2: David After Dentist Edition: The NFL season without Aaron Rodgers begins Thursday night when the Vikings play the Eagles. The leader of the NFL Pickem out of the gate is Tommybiden, who scored 86 points. Nobody had the Cowboys over the Giants by anything close to 40. Everyone had the Vikings over the Bucs.

posted by rcade to football at 11:34 PM - 24 comments

CFL Pickem Week 15: Placeholder Headline Edition: The CFL returns with doubleheaders on Friday and Saturday nights. Ic23b continues to lead the pickem by four points. Make your picks!

posted by rcade to football at 10:51 PM - 7 comments

The NBA Board of Governors approves new Player Participation Policy to combat excessive load management.: The policy, which only pertains to "Star Players" (defined as any player that has made an All NBA Team or All-Star Team in the previous three seasons*) includes measures to ensure that healthy Star Players will play in all nationally televised games and the In-Season Tournament, and will balance rest nights between home and road games in favor of away.

posted by Ufez Jones to basketball at 04:43 PM - 3 comments

September 12, 2023

Aaron Rodgers out for the season: Aaron Rodgers tears his Achilles tendon fourth play into the Jets' season. Is this the most Jets thing to Jets in the history of the Jets? Well, since 1999, yeah. Does this mean that the Patriots will hire the Jets defensive coordinator, Jeff Ulbrich, after Saleh retires at the end of the season and appoints Ulbrich as the new head coach?

posted by NoMich to football at 02:12 PM - 4 comments

September 11, 2023

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September 08, 2023

Blackhawks to Retire Number 7 Jersey: Pearl Jam held a concert at the United Center and a hockey tribute broke out. Chris Chelios learned from his friend Eddie Vedder on stage that his Chicago Blackhawks jersey is being retired. Watch on YouTube.

posted by rcade to hockey at 12:40 PM - 0 comments

CFL Pickem Week 14: Saturday Tripleheader Edition: There’s a game tonight and another three on Saturday in Canada. Since there’s no other football being played at those times you might as well watch. Ic23b has overtaken me for first place despite us picking the same teams to win, which is, if I may speak Canadian for a moment, neat.

posted by rcade to football at 10:35 AM - 6 comments

September 07, 2023

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September 05, 2023

Enter the SportsFilter NFL Pickem: The season-long NFL Pickem has returned for an 18th year! Starting Thursday night when the former Portsmouth Spartans face the former Dallas Texans, pick the winners, the spread and optionally lock the games to double your points in victory and sorely regret your life choices in defeat. First prize is the official NFL football you've wanted but would never buy for yourself because have you looked at the price?

posted by rcade to football at 05:06 PM - 20 comments

September 03, 2023

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September 01, 2023

CFL Pickem Week 13: Labour With a U Edition: The CFL gets a late start to the week as B.C. visits Montreal on Saturday night. Winnipeg goes to Saskatchewan on Sunday and then there's a Labour Day doubleheader of Toronto/Hamilton and Edmonton/Calgary. I hold on to first in the CFL Pickem with Ic23b winning the week and 14 points back. Happy Labo(u)r Day!

posted by rcade to football at 11:11 PM - 7 comments

August 31, 2023

Play NFL Survivor on RunYourPool: Last year I finally succumbed to the lure of a Survivor Pool, where you pick one winner each week, can't pick that team again for the season and stay in the running until you lose. Use the link to enter the pool I joined. It's $10 per entry and you can buy multiple entries. This pool begins in week 2.

posted by rcade to football at 01:06 PM - 3 comments

92,000 Fans Attend Women's Volleyball Match: The Nebraska Cornhuskers women's volleyball team has set a new attendance record for a women's sporting event at 92,003, breaking the record of 91,648 set in 2022 by a Champion's League match and the U.S. record of 90,185 in 1999 at the Women's World Cup Final between the US and China. All the Nebraska attendance was paid. "It's incredible. I don't have enough words to describe it," said Nebraska middle blocker Andi Jackson.

posted by rcade to other at 10:51 AM - 2 comments

August 30, 2023

Coach Prime Decimated the Roster in Colorado: Deion Sanders has 86 new players on his roster in Colorado including 53 incoming transfers, the most ever in college football. Only 10 scholarship athletes survived the purge. Former FSU defensive coordinator Mickey Andrews, a Sanders mentor who played under Alabama legend Paul "Bear" Bryant, said, "It reminded me so much of Coach Bryant. His deal was you get in or you get out. He wasn't going to have a meeting and try to encourage you to join his team."

posted by rcade to football at 12:25 PM - 4 comments

August 29, 2023

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