December 06, 2021

10 things we learned from F1's 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen will go into the 2021 Formula 1 title decider in Abu Dhabi level on points after the former's victory in an ill-tempered Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Red Bull: Masi's grid swap offer like something from the "souk". Hamilton: Consensus on F1 overtaking rules "doesn't apply to one of us" . Last race of the season gonna be a tea party, eh?

posted by billsaysthis to auto racing at 01:14 PM - 1 comment

December 05, 2021

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December 02, 2021

CFL Playoffs Pick 'Em, Division Finals Edition: The Roughriders win in dramatic fashion, the Tiger-Cats less so, and our division final matchups are set. Grab your opera glasses and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 09:10 PM - 10 comments

NFL Pickem Week 13: Jacksonville vs. Jalen Edition: The luckiest week of the NFL season starts tonight with a pretty nice matchup as Dallas plays New Orleans. Our contest leader tahoemoj has only a 5-point lead after ic23b scored 51 more points in week 12. The week's winner is rumple with 66. Make your picks. You know Jalen will.

posted by rcade to football at 02:40 PM - 28 comments

December 01, 2021

NBA Pickem Week 7: Blazing Suns Edition: There are six NBA games to pick this week, starting with tonight's Sixers/Celtics and Kings/Clippers doubleheader on NBA TV. Geekyguy has climbed back into first with a 60 point week, leaving me 13 back. Make your picks.

posted by rcade to basketball at 10:02 AM - 10 comments

November 30, 2021

Texas Rangers Had Half a Billion Burning a Hole in Their Pockets: The Texas Rangers spent $500 million this week, signing shortstop Corey Seager to a 10-year, $325 million deal and second baseman Marcus Semien to a seven-year, $175 million deal. They also signed starting pitcher Jon Gray and outfielder Kole Calhoun. "they should be commended for not taking the nihilistic route frequented by fellow cellar-dwellers like the Baltimore Orioles," writes R.J. Anderson of CBS Sports.

posted by rcade to baseball at 06:15 PM - 3 comments

November 29, 2021

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November 25, 2021

CFL Playoffs Pick 'Em, Semi-Final Edition: Missed your chance in the regular season? Join us on these final steps in our journey to the Grey Cup. No dogs or crossovers this year: we've got two solid games between four well-matched teams. Bundle up and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 10:37 PM - 9 comments

November 24, 2021

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turkey Bowl Edition: The Lions, Cowboys and a primetime interloper host NFL games on Thanksgiving Day. Our contest leader Tahoemoj took a larger lead on an 83-point week and Jagsnumberone won the week with 92. Make your picks and remember to gorge responsibly.

posted by rcade to football at 07:51 PM - 18 comments

November 23, 2021

CFL Pick 'Em, Final Standings: It's all over as cixelsyd completes the comeback to win CFL Pick 'Em glory. Final scores and standings inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 01:17 PM - 7 comments

November 22, 2021

November 21, 2021

Florida Fires Dan Mullen: Dan Mullen is out as head coach of the Florida Gators after losing 9 of his final 15 games. He was set to begin another five-year deal at the beginning of 2022 -- a deal reached this year -- but will instead have only the solace of a $12 million buyout. Florida lost to Missouri in overtime Saturday 24-23 after getting the ball at their 29 with 1:04 seconds left in a tie game and making no attempt to get into field goal position, keeping it on the ground in a 3-and-out.

posted by rcade to football at 01:26 PM - 1 comment

November 20, 2021

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NFL Pickem Week 11: Cam Newton is Back Edition: Week 11 of the NFL season begins tonight with the do-they-have-to-be-good-again-already New England Patriots playing the not-even-competitive-mostly Atlanta Falcons. Tahoemoj holds on to the lead in our pickem despite being one of six players to score 0 points. Make your picks.

posted by rcade to football at 11:14 AM - 22 comments

November 17, 2021

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CFL Pick 'Em, Week Sixteen: As we head into the final week, cixelsyd jumps into first place with a one-point lead. We've got five games on the slate, including a surprise Tuesday game (today!!) so grab your runners and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 01:33 PM - 12 comments

NBA Pickem Week 5: Happy Birthday Bol Bol Edition: There are six national NBA games this week spanning Tuesday to Friday. Tonight Golden State plays Brooklyn and Philadelphia plays Utah on TNT. Our contest has a new leader who is too modest to name himself but spectacularly won the week with 39 points. Make your picks and put on your shoes more quickly.

posted by rcade to basketball at 12:46 PM - 11 comments

November 15, 2021

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November 12, 2021

Adam Schefter: Journalist?: Got a narrative you want to pitch? Just call in a Schefty Bomb!

posted by The_Black_Hand to football at 12:12 AM - 3 comments

November 11, 2021

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Fifteen: With two weeks to go, cixelsyd scores seven big ones to threaten argoal's first-place standings. Sharpen your pencils and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 01:39 PM - 10 comments