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Yahoo! Head to Head Fantasy Baseball


posted by louisville_slugger at 08:14 PM on February 11, 2008

2008 SpoFi Fantasy NASCAR Extravaganza!

I'm in and this year I'm leaving skidmarks

posted by louisville_slugger at 09:15 AM on February 10, 2008

The league is back!

Ying, count me in for the H2H again.

posted by louisville_slugger at 03:45 PM on February 09, 2008

2007 NFL Playoff Pick 'Em

Giants by 6 Giants score first with offense 6:12

posted by louisville_slugger at 04:17 PM on January 31, 2008

Adolf Hitler, Cowboys Fan

I have no doubt that this will be the only time you ever hear me say...I feel Hitler's pain.

posted by louisville_slugger at 03:41 PM on January 28, 2008

2008 Nascar Fantasy Racing

I'd give it a whirl again. Since TBH lapped us all last year, I nominate him to set it up. He should also have to start from the tail end of the field.

posted by louisville_slugger at 07:04 AM on January 27, 2008

2007 NFL Playoff Pick'em

packers by 13 pats by 21 chargers punt for 219 yards

posted by louisville_slugger at 06:45 PM on January 19, 2008

2007 NFL Playoff Pick'em

packers by 13 pats by 21 chargers punt for 219 yards

posted by louisville_slugger at 06:45 PM on January 19, 2008

NFL 2007 Playoff Pick'em

packers by 8 boys by 10 colts by 14 pats by 4 10 total turnovers dallas + 3

posted by louisville_slugger at 03:57 PM on January 11, 2008

Second Annual NFL Playoff Pick 'em - Wild Card Round Edition

I somehow didn't see that..thanks Yang and Mich

posted by louisville_slugger at 08:24 PM on January 01, 2008

Second Annual NFL Playoff Pick 'em - Wild Card Round Edition

If it's receiving, I'll takle Burress for 108 yards. If it's YAC as Apoch said, I'll still takle LT with 65.

posted by louisville_slugger at 06:27 PM on January 01, 2008

Second Annual NFL Playoff Pick 'em - Wild Card Round Edition

I'm lost Is it YAC or receiving yards?

posted by louisville_slugger at 05:02 PM on January 01, 2008

Second Annual NFL Playoff Pick 'em - Wild Card Round Edition

Seahawks by 7 Bucs by 3 Steelers by 5 Chargers by 13 YAC Tomlinson with 65

posted by louisville_slugger at 05:03 PM on December 31, 2007

More Trouble For Vick

I remember hearing him say " I found God" when he had the press conference at the time he pleaded guilty. I guess God told him to fire one up and relax.

posted by louisville_slugger at 06:13 PM on September 26, 2007

Mussina or Kennedy?

Moose has been killing me on my fantasy team all season. I've been a fan of his since the baltimore days and can't bring myself to let him go. I guess thats why I suck at it. Everytime I see what looks like a sure fire win,(i've given up on expecting k's), he'll toss me up a nifty little 10.5 ERA and a loss.

posted by louisville_slugger at 03:15 PM on August 29, 2007

He's back.

Sports Illustrated has been doing an Ankiel Watch for the last year or two. It's been fun to watch. It takes a hell of an athlete to do what he's done. Good for him.

posted by louisville_slugger at 03:04 PM on August 10, 2007

What the World Needs Now, is Football, Sweet Football

the Plowboys are ready to turn up some dirt in the H2H

posted by louisville_slugger at 05:11 PM on July 04, 2007

Amber Willits,

tommy beat ya by 3 minutes

posted by louisville_slugger at 09:47 AM on July 01, 2007

Howard fastest in history to 100 homers

Does he know that Gary runs this site? And40 years ago, he'd still be 48. My money's on Gary.

posted by louisville_slugger at 05:47 PM on June 29, 2007

Record 7 40-year-old pitchers to start on Wednesday.

The Angel's game was in the bottom of the sixth and they were down a run when you posted....looks like you're gonna be late!

posted by louisville_slugger at 04:53 PM on June 27, 2007

Record 7 40-year-old pitchers to start on Wednesday.

I don't remember anyone even counting the number of pitches a pitcher had to make until the 60's That's because they stayed jacked up on monkey testosterone back then.

posted by louisville_slugger at 04:28 PM on June 27, 2007

So Long, Shooter

That's a great story yerfatma.

posted by louisville_slugger at 05:09 PM on June 24, 2007

John Smoltz makes history

when the porn thing ran him out of Detroit. The media never really grabbed hold of any individual event -- even the deal with Ripken's wife at the All-Star Game What am I missing here? Neither is ringing a bell.

posted by louisville_slugger at 10:42 AM on May 25, 2007

Spofi Fantasy Nascar

I'm saving Stewart for the last few races so I can put TBH and Apoch into the wall.

posted by louisville_slugger at 10:45 AM on May 19, 2007

The real Nuke LaLoosh.

Just don't take your wife or girlfriend. Looked like he had a woody in the picture.

posted by louisville_slugger at 03:46 PM on May 04, 2007

The New Color Line in American Baseball is Green

I'm probably in the minority on this, but I don't think the playing field is all that unlevel. I've always thought that baseball was the 1 sport that if you had talent, they would find you. We had a high school kid that threw in the 90's last year and there were scouts lined up at every start he made. He never played anything other than high school and legion ball. I know there are a lot of advantages for the kids that can afford the special camps and lessons offered today, but don't think it goes that far as to helping kids turn into MLB talent. It may help a kid be better than average as far as little league and high school goes, but being a really good high school player is a far stretch from professional ability. To me, that skill level is something you have or you don't...not something you can buy at a camp. As I mentioned in another post on the same subject, I've seen my son's friends dropping baseball like crazy between tee ball and now going into Babe Ruth this year. We had to drop another team because of lack of players and let a neighboring county bring their only team to play in our league. Most kids, all races, are losing interest in baseball long before money becomes much of a factor.

posted by louisville_slugger at 11:54 AM on April 25, 2007

Gordon Takes Phoenix for the First Time, Ties "The Intimidator" for Career Victories.

The links don't work.

posted by louisville_slugger at 11:45 AM on April 24, 2007

:07 Seconds or Less

This review was an 8th grader book report. Not much substance in the post at all. I have a son in the 8th grade and I think he would be insulted with the comparison.

posted by louisville_slugger at 09:58 AM on April 24, 2007

Bulls Win!

I appreciate your passion for your favorite sport. However, a generic AP column is something you can catch on any news channel's sports coverage several times a day. If we are going to have to weed through posts of every playoff game It's gonna be a long couple of months.

posted by louisville_slugger at 09:10 PM on April 21, 2007

Billy Donovan staying at the University of Florida; Brewer, Noah, Horford, and Green are not.

I really wanted Pitino or Donovan, but I didn't really think either would come. Of all the other candidates they had mentioned, I was really hoping for Gilispie, so I'm satisfied. I was impressed with his press conference this afternoon. A reporter mentioned that he wasn't UK's first choice, and he looked at th A.D. and said, I wasn't? Glad to see he has a since of humor. He's going to need it here.

posted by louisville_slugger at 04:26 PM on April 06, 2007

Billy Donovan staying at the University of Florida; Brewer, Noah, Horford, and Green are not.

I'm glad Donovan stayed, only because I saw so many Kentucky folks saying things like "Enjoy your title Florida, we will have your coach soon MUAAHAHAHAHA". Yea that was me. If you were offended Venice, please except my apoligies. I think TBH makes some of the coolest comments and posts here. It was only meant as a little good natured smack talk towards him. TBH, if you need an apology too, you got it, but you seemed cool enough to me to get what I was doing. Here's exactly what I was trying to draw out of you: NYAH NYAH NYAH KENTUCKY FANS, SUCK ON THAT, WHY DON'TCHA!!!!!LOLOLOLOL!!!!!

posted by louisville_slugger at 12:07 PM on April 06, 2007

Florida 84, Ohio State 75

Adolph Rupp had 4 championships before Wooden ever started. I think you could say he laid a little foundation as to how college basketball would be played. Sure Wooden added to the game. So did Smith, Knight, coach K, even Pitino. Give any of those coaches Kareem and Walton back to back and see how many titles they would have. I think Wooden was ONE of the best coaches ever, but to say he is the end all of college basketball is absurd. College basketball is much bigger than any one coach. The game has and will continue to evlove.

posted by louisville_slugger at 03:26 PM on April 04, 2007

Chicago Cubs for sale.

Bunnies selling beer and hot dogs would be nice.

posted by louisville_slugger at 11:55 AM on April 03, 2007

Florida 84, Ohio State 75

We're keeping our fingers crossed in Kentucky.

posted by louisville_slugger at 08:41 AM on April 03, 2007

Chicago Cubs for sale.

Mark Cuban will lead an investment group. That's my guess.

posted by louisville_slugger at 07:29 AM on April 03, 2007

Greg Maddux in standoff with San Diego Police.

I'll bet that really freaked a few people out. Priceless.

posted by louisville_slugger at 10:44 AM on April 01, 2007

Ricky Williams wants back in...

Yea, I got a kick out of that too.

posted by louisville_slugger at 10:41 AM on April 01, 2007

Yankees' chain of command in question

Anything's possible in the National League. The Reds led either the division or the wildcard for three quarters of last season. OK, I'm a homer.

posted by louisville_slugger at 08:11 PM on March 30, 2007

Incident With Daughter Could Get Ukranian Swim Coach Lifetime Ban:

Good follow-ups TBH....about what I expected. I'm sure there's a little "saving face" in the story they are giving.

posted by louisville_slugger at 07:11 AM on March 29, 2007

A Mixed Martial Arts Super Bowl?

i have to disagree with louisville_slugger. pride definitely does NOT have more talent. just look at wanderlei silva. he got his ass beat down in UFC and recently has been dominating in PRIDE. although it will be pretty sweet to see ufc vs. pride 1 That's cool, It's what I like about the future fights. We'll see. Wanderlei has been in Pride for a long time and I think through training, fighters evolve and can't be compared to what they were 6-7 yrs ago. Look at Anderson Silva, he routinely got the shit kicked out of him in PRIDE, now he's the crowned prince in UFC. Henderson lost in UFC, now he holds 2 belts in PRIDE. You could go back and forth with examples here all day. The only downside I see is to my wallet...every PPV is gonna be a can't miss.

posted by louisville_slugger at 07:53 PM on March 28, 2007

Incident With Daughter Could Get Ukranian Swim Coach Lifetime Ban:

I'd really like to see a follow up link here. I'm sure they'll be coming soon with the attention this is getting. Personally, I watched it 3 times and don't see any slap by the father. Not saying there is not more to the story than i know about, but i can't hang the dad from what this shows. If it is nothing more than a teen on a hissy fit, I can only imagine how embarrassed they both are by now. I'd love to see her interviewed.

posted by louisville_slugger at 07:28 PM on March 28, 2007

A Mixed Martial Arts Super Bowl?

I can't wait to see some of these fights now. I prefer the UFC, but I've always thought as a whole, Pride has a lot more talent.

posted by louisville_slugger at 07:10 AM on March 28, 2007

Tubby Fills A Gopher Hole...

U.K. fans deserve whatever they get, as long as it's bad. Enjoy those Florida teams for a couple of more years because it wont belong till Ky dominates the sec again. We just may do it with your coach!

posted by louisville_slugger at 12:14 PM on March 23, 2007

O.J. Mayo: Don't call him, he'll call you

Dude - you're name appears beneath your post. No need to 'sign off' with it. Huge Cock That's priceless, you the man.

posted by louisville_slugger at 06:07 PM on March 22, 2007

C.C. Sabathia looks around Cleveland's clubhouse and sees something missing

Cool story Folkways. I have an eigth grader that just finished his little league carreer and I can tell you, baseball is a dying sport among ALL youth today, whites included. We live in a small town where everyone knows everyone. Kids that were playing with him in tee-ball have been dropping baseball every year for summer basketball and soccer leagues. In our last 2 yrs of little league, there were no black kids left playing and even a larger number of white kids that had quit. Two teams had to be dropped from the league. My son will be starting on the Freshman baseball team this year. I'd love to tell you that it's because he is an elite baseball all-star...but I can't. He'll contribute and be a solid player. But the reason he's playing high school ball while in middle school is because we have only 3 true freshman on the team. This is out of a class of probably well over 100. Kids that were all-stars in little league and babe ruth have passed over baseball for track and tennis. Nothing against track or tennis....but this is BASEBALL for christ's sake! Our kids are not growing up with the passion that we had for baseball, and for me...that just really sucks.

posted by louisville_slugger at 04:15 PM on March 16, 2007

Gary Sheffield seeks The Calmness

Ya know, I'm sure i'm missing some, but I've thought for at least 10 minutes, and I can't come up with even 1 team that has a white guy as the ''face'' of their team. Atlanta maybe, chipper Jones....and that's a stretch

posted by louisville_slugger at 03:48 PM on March 16, 2007

March Madness Bracket Challenge

I'm a little confused. I filled out round that as far as we can go now?

posted by louisville_slugger at 08:35 PM on March 11, 2007

2007 is the 50th anniversary of the Golden Glove award.

I don't go back very far, but it would be hard for me to imagine many outfielders better than Andrew Jones and Griffey Jr in his prime. Ozzie, Pudge, and Maddux would seem to be locks in my opinion. I'd like to see you guys lists for first base. A few come to mind for me, but I doubt any of them would get many votes....Andres Gallaraga, Mark Grace

posted by louisville_slugger at 08:05 AM on March 07, 2007

Yahoo! Head to Head Fantasy Baseball.

I'm in. If you cant get another you can cut me.

posted by louisville_slugger at 04:50 PM on March 04, 2007

Unknown Dodgers Pitcher Could Be Rock Star

I'll be digging in the back yard this evening.

posted by louisville_slugger at 01:01 PM on March 01, 2007

"The worst thing that's happened to college basketball since I've been coaching"

I'd like to know the college he attended so I can make sure my money is not wasted when my sons make their college choice.

posted by louisville_slugger at 09:45 AM on February 26, 2007

Broncos Lose Another Player

What a sad story. I can't even imagine what his parents have gone through. One son has a heart transplant, and the other dies.

posted by louisville_slugger at 07:20 AM on February 25, 2007

"He was a guy that was going to hit .300, hit 30 homers a year, run. And he had maybe the best left-handed arm I've ever seen. He had everything you wanted."

Fraze, you just haven't been the same since the wrestling dad thingy.

posted by louisville_slugger at 01:43 PM on February 23, 2007

Fuzzy Zoeller Sues Over Libelous Wikipedia Page

I don't think Fuzzy's nemesis will be hard to find, given the other edits he made on Wikipedia. How many hair metal fans could there be at one company? Should I be embarassed to say that I'm going to a Vince Neil and Quiet Riot show next month?

posted by louisville_slugger at 06:57 PM on February 22, 2007

Dad intervenes during his son's wrestling match.

It was not my intention to play "word lawyer". I'm not a wrestling expert. You said it was not hand to hand combat by any reasonable definition. Although I actually agreed with what you were saying, (believe it or not), I wondered how it would be defined. While it was a little ironic to see the hand to hand,I think the second part of that sentence totally supports what you were saying. with the style, rules, and regulations differing widely in amateur and professional matches. Compare catch-as-catch-can (def. 3), Greco-Roman (def. 3). I think that totally supports your statement...It's a sporting contest, and therefore, there are reasonable expectations of limits....which I happen to agree with. Lbb, please don't take offense...while I did find it a bit ironic, I posted defending your position...I can see how it could be seen as something different, and maybe I should have stated my position in the same post. Yay Yo, Im glad you liked the post, but I don't come here to get in any pissing contests.

posted by louisville_slugger at 03:54 PM on February 20, 2007

Dad intervenes during his son's wrestling match. Unabridged (v 1.1) - Cite This Source wres·tling /?r?sl??/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[res-ling] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation –noun 1. a sport in which two opponents struggle hand to hand in order to pin or press each other's shoulders to the mat or ground, with the style, rules, and regulations differing widely in amateur and professional matches. Compare catch-as-catch-can (def. 3), Greco-Roman (def. 3). 2. the act of a person who wrestles.

posted by louisville_slugger at 01:32 PM on February 20, 2007

Dad intervenes during his son's wrestling match.

You guys turnd a very seious subject into another joke? does this happen on all of the threads on this site? If so I will take it off my list. You don't get to keep the jersey. With your 11 posts on the Daytona thread, they may retire your number though.

posted by louisville_slugger at 10:09 AM on February 20, 2007

Martin finds himself odd man out ... again

The race was 4 hrs. Pre and post shows might have made it seem a lot longer.

posted by louisville_slugger at 09:32 AM on February 20, 2007

"Go play intramurals, brother!"

Nice link SE.

posted by louisville_slugger at 09:12 PM on February 19, 2007

"Go play intramurals, brother!"

Secondly, I'm not sure that the argument that these guys are rewarded with a free college education carries as much weight when the coach makes $850,000 a year guaranteed (according to an article from CU's athletic homepage ) which is probably far more than anyone at the University does. I'm sure the coach went to college, so why does his salary have anything to do with it? I'm not denying that there are a lot of issues out there when it comes to college athlectics and how the big money is allocated, but I'm not gonna throw that on this guys shoulders when all he is trying to do is turn a football team around. It sounds like they need all the practice and conditioning they can get. With the salary you mentioned, he could lie on a beach in the bahammas that extra week. Instead, he's committed his time as well as the team's time to build what he hopes will be a winning team.

posted by louisville_slugger at 03:23 PM on February 16, 2007