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jjzucal
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Name: J.J. Zucal
Location: Richland, NJ
ZIP: 08350
Member since: April 28, 2005
Last visit: April 15, 2022

jjzucal has posted 84 links and 1,027 comments to SportsFilter and 0 links and 2 comments to the Locker Room.

Sports Bio

Memorable: at age 7, booing Henry Aaron in Connie Mack Stadium (I must have been a young commie back then).

College: Rider '86.

Occupation: Former sports writer, now a news editor.

Hobbies: Fantasy soccer and hockey; soccer simulation game called Trophy Manager.

Fan: Philadelphia professional teams plus the English Southern League club Slough Town through membership in the My Football Club organization (former majority owners of Ebbsfleet United in England).

Recent Links

Jack Grealish to Man City for £100m: Manchester City found enough coins under the sofa cushions to get Jack Grealish from Aston Villa for a British record £100m ($139m US) transfer fee.

posted by jjzucal to soccer at 10:03 PM on August 05, 2021 - 3 comments

"Missed call" lawsuit against NFL proceeds in Louisiana: A Louisiana state judge ruled a damage lawsuit against the NFL over a controversial "no call" late in the NFC Championship Game can proceed.

posted by jjzucal to football at 09:33 PM on July 18, 2019 - 8 comments

NFL finally going to Tottenham: Not White Hart Lane 2 (also known as Tottenham Hotspurs' new stadium) and Wembley will host two NFL games during the 2019-20 season, NFL officials announced Wednesday. Mexico City will receive the other game on its international schedule.

posted by jjzucal to football at 01:22 PM on April 17, 2019 - 1 comment

Vince McMahon plans to resurrect XFL: WWE founder and chairman Vince McMahon announced Thursday he plans to bring back the XFL in 2020 ... though it won't be like the wild and crazy 2001 season.

posted by jjzucal to football at 04:01 PM on January 25, 2018 - 3 comments

Supreme Court to hear N.J. sports betting arguments Monday: New Jersey's law to permit betting on sporting events, passed by voters in 2011, will get its hour before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.

posted by jjzucal to other at 07:20 PM on December 01, 2017 - 5 comments

Recent Comments

Enter the SportsFilter NBA Playoff Pickem

My picks:

Jazz in 6
Grizzlies in 5
76ers in 7
Warriors in 6
Heat in 5
Nets in 6
Bucks in 6
Suns in 5
Top point scorer: Young
Top rebounder: Giannis
Top scoring team: Nets
Team scoring 130: Grizzlies

Am I confident my Sixers can win the series? Well, Kawhi's no longer in Toronto to crush us again!

posted by jjzucal at 02:58 PM on April 15, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 25: All the Marbles Edition

My picks:

Bucks by 9 (slam dunk)
Knicks by 2
Clippers by 3
Bucks by 10 (slam dunk)
Warriors by 5
Grizzlies by 10

Guess I should take a bow for finishing last ... at least there's no relegation to picking G-League games!

posted by jjzucal at 08:34 PM on April 04, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 24: Embiid for MVP Edition

My picks:

Heat by 6
Warriors by 2
Nets by 4
Jazz by 22 (slam dunk)
Suns by 3 (slam dunk)
Lakers by 7
Bucks by 8 (slam dunk)
Nuggets by 10 (slam dunk)

posted by jjzucal at 09:46 PM on March 29, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 23: NBA Inside Stuff Edition

My picks:

Hawks by 5
76ers by 6

posted by jjzucal at 04:24 AM on March 24, 2022

Woman Files Suit Claiming Jerry Jones is Her Father

Works for U.S. Rep. Ronny Jackson ...

Not for long once Jerry finishes his phone call to Ronny.

posted by jjzucal at 08:53 PM on March 15, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 22: Lime Green Timberwolves Edition

My picks:

Nets by 15 (slam dunk)
Warriors by 4

posted by jjzucal at 08:47 PM on March 15, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 21: Respect Rudy Gobert Edition

My picks:

Pelicans by 5
Warriors by 14 (slam dunk)
Heat by 6 (slam dunk)
Jazz by 12 (slam dunk)
76ers by 10 (slam dunk)
Warriors by 8
Warriors by 2
Nets by 7
Celtics by 9 (slam dunk)
Suns by 5 (slam dunk)
76ers by 11 (slam dunk)
Jazz by 4

Welcome to Tank Season!

posted by jjzucal at 08:13 AM on March 08, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 20: 13 Games in 5 Days Edition

My picks:

Celtics by 10 (slam dunk)
Mavericks by 3
76ers by 6 (slam dunk)
Suns by 8 (slam dunk)
Celtics by 11 (slam dunk)
Clippers by 5
Bucks by 6 (slam dunk)
Knicks by 4
Lakers by 2
Celtics by 12 (slam dunk)
Bucks by 5
Cavaliers by 3
Knicks by 3

posted by jjzucal at 11:14 AM on March 01, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 17: Crooked Rim Edition

My picks:

Celtics by 5
Bucks by 11 (slam dunk)
Hornets by 3
Jazz by 7
Nets by 12 (slam dunk)
Suns by 4
Warriors by 10 (slam dunk)
Celtics by 12 (slam dunk)

posted by jjzucal at 01:47 PM on February 07, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 16: Steph's Gonna Steph Edition

My picks:

Bucks by 12 (slam dunk)
Suns by 4
Knicks by 8 (slam dunk)
Nuggets by 5
Hawks by 9
Clippers by 2
76ers by 13 (slam dunk)
Lakers by 5
Mavericks by 5

posted by jjzucal at 11:49 AM on February 01, 2022

Tom Brady Retires

The cold day in Hell finally arrived.

Love him or hate him, Brady has to be a first-ballot HOF inductee.

posted by jjzucal at 11:47 AM on February 01, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 15: Kobe and Gianna Edition

My picks:

76ers by 2
Warriors by 13 (slam dunk)
Lakers by 4
Bucks by 10 (slam dunk)
Warriors by 7 (slam dunk)

posted by jjzucal at 11:21 AM on January 27, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 14: Mona Mondieu Edition

My picks:

Celtics by 8 (slam dunk)
Nuggets by 4
Suns by 3
Warriors by 10 (slam dunk)
Bucks by 8 (slam dunk)

posted by jjzucal at 06:59 PM on January 19, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 13: MLK Day Edition

My picks:

Knicks by 8
Nets by 4
Bucks by 3
Trail Blazers by 11
Warriors by 5
Grizzlies by 12 (slam dunk)
Grizzlies by 4
Bucks by 8

posted by jjzucal at 01:46 PM on January 12, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 18: All the Marbles Edition

My picks:

Chiefs by 12 (lock)
Eagles by 2
Bengals by 6
Packers by 16 (lock)
Vikings by 7 (lock)
Washington by 13 (lock)
Jaguars by 3
Ravens by 2
Titans by 15 (lock)
Falcons by 4
Bills by 14 (lock)
Rams by 3
Dolphins by 3
Cardinals by 5
Buccaneers by 13 (lock)
Raiders by 6

posted by jjzucal at 10:24 AM on January 08, 2022