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rumple has posted 116 links and 787 comments to SportsFilter and 0 links and 103 comments to the Locker Room.

Recent Links

Roy Halladay performed stunts and was on drugs before fatal plane crash: Halladay had amphetamine levels about 10 times therapeutic levels in his blood along with a high level of morphine and an anti-depressant that can impair judgement as he performed high-pitch climbs and steep turns, sometimes within five feet of the water, the report says.

posted by rumple to baseball at 11:58 AM on April 16, 2020 - 2 comments

Harlem Globetrotters' legend Curly Neal dies at age 77: After a 6,000 game (!) career. A great collection of his finest moments can be seen in videos tagged with his name at the Globetrotters youtube channel.

posted by rumple to basketball at 09:22 PM on March 26, 2020 - 6 comments

A very analog hobby finds a way to thrive in the digital age: How Baseball Cards Got Weird : The Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani appeared on at least 2,700 distinct rookie cards manufactured by just two companies, Topps and Panini. That might not sound much like scarcity, but nearly all of the variants were produced in limited runs—the more limited, the more valuable the card. The rarest, most coveted Ohtani sold for $184,056 last September, before his rookie season was over.

posted by rumple to baseball at 12:45 PM on October 12, 2019 - 1 comment

BIRGing and CORFing: The Unique Neurology of the Sports Fan’s Brain or, why we get off on the game—and are better off for it.

posted by rumple to general at 03:06 PM on June 30, 2019 - 5 comments

7ft 6in Tacko Fall has scorched college basketball – but is he too tall for NBA?: At 538, they say he is breaking basketball. But there is much more to this Computer Science major, who aspires to become an Engineer and help make lives better in his native Senegal.

posted by rumple to basketball at 02:34 PM on March 18, 2019 - 3 comments

Recent Comments

NFL Pickem Week 3: Pay Dak Prescott Edition

rcade, could you check my locked scores for last week? I am credited with 5 points each but I think it should be more. Could be related to when I look at this weeks pick, locks are showing as -10 points before games are played?

posted by rumple at 07:39 PM on September 24, 2020

NFL Pickem Week 3: Pay Dak Prescott Edition

My picks:

Jaguars by 3
Falcons by 10
Bills by 7
Browns by 3
Vikings by 14
Patriots by 14 (lock)
49ers by 10
Eagles by 13 (lock)
Steelers by 10 (lock)
Colts by 13 (lock)
Chargers by 17 (lock)
Broncos by 7
Cardinals by 3
Seahawks by 13 (lock)
Saints by 7
Ravens by 3

posted by rumple at 07:37 PM on September 24, 2020

NHL Playoff Pickem: Stanley Cup Finals

My picks:

Lightning in 5
Top goals: Point
Top goalie (save %): Andrei Vasilevskiy
Team winning game 1: Lightning
Team giving up 0 goals: Lightning
Top assists: Hedman
Conn Smythe: Point
Tiebreaker: 24

posted by rumple at 03:51 PM on September 19, 2020

NFL Pickem Week 2: Chiefs Are Still Good Edition

Revised picks:

Bears by 9 (not locked)
Cowboys by 7 (not locked)
Packers by 13 (lock)
Jaguars by 3 (not locked)
Vikings by 10 (not locked)
Bills by 13 (not locked)
49ers by 17 (lock)
Eagles by 7 (not locked)
Steelers by 7 (not locked)
Buccaneers by 3 (not locked)
Cardinals by 9 (not locked)
Chiefs by 14 (lock)
Texans by 4 (not locked)
Seahawks by 14 (lock)
Saints by 7 (not locked)

posted by rumple at 09:26 PM on September 18, 2020

NFL Pickem Week 2: Chiefs Are Still Good Edition

My picks:

Browns by 3

posted by rumple at 10:36 AM on September 18, 2020

NFL Pickem Week 2: Chiefs Are Still Good Edition

My picks:

Browns by 3

posted by rumple at 07:41 PM on September 17, 2020

NFL Pickem Week 2: Chiefs Are Still Good Edition

My picks:

Browns by 3

posted by rumple at 07:41 PM on September 17, 2020

NBA Playoff Pickem: Make Your Conference Finals Picks

My picks:

Celtics in 7
Top scoring team: Lakers
Team scoring 130: Lakers


posted by rumple at 11:36 PM on September 14, 2020

Enter SportsFilter's NFL Pickem

My picks:

Chiefs by 13 (lock)
Seahawks by 7
Bills by 17 (lock)
Bears by 3
Vikings by 3
Dolphins by 6
Eagles by 7
Panthers by 7
Jaguars by 3
Ravens by 14 (lock)
Bengals by 5
Buccaneers by 7
Cardinals by 6
Cowboys by 6
Steelers by 7
Titans by 9

posted by rumple at 03:06 PM on September 10, 2020

NBA Playoff Pick 'Em Round 1 Leaders: Cixelsyd and Howard_T

Revised picks:

Rockets in 7

posted by rumple at 02:57 PM on September 03, 2020

NBA Playoff Pick 'Em Round 1 Leaders: Cixelsyd and Howard_T

Revised picks:

Clippers in 6
Top point scorer: Leonard
Top rebounder: Gobert
Top scoring team: Clippers
Team scoring 130: Clippers

posted by rumple at 09:56 PM on September 02, 2020

NBA Playoff Pick 'Em Round 1 Leaders: Cixelsyd and Howard_T

Revised picks:

Bucks in 6

posted by rumple at 06:06 PM on August 30, 2020

NBA Playoff Pick 'Em Round 1 Leaders: Cixelsyd and Howard_T

My picks:

Raptors in 5

posted by rumple at 11:55 PM on August 29, 2020

NBA Playoff Pick 'Em Round 1 Leaders: Cixelsyd and Howard_T

Deleted pick used form instead

posted by rumple at 11:54 PM on August 29, 2020

NHL Playoff Pick 'Em Round 2

My picks:

Avalanche in 7
Islanders in 5
Lightning in 6
Canucks in 6
Top goals: JT Miller
Top goalie (save %): Jacob Markstrom
Team scoring most goals: Avalanche
Team giving up 0 goals: Canucks


posted by rumple at 04:07 PM on August 22, 2020