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The_Black_Hand
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Location: Way the hell out in Michigan
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Member since: June 20, 2005
Last visit: June 29, 2022

The_Black_Hand has posted 146 links and 2,661 comments to SportsFilter and 20 links and 732 comments to the Locker Room and 1 column.

Sports Bio

President, CEO, and Dictator-for-Life, JerseyGirl Memorial Clam Shot Celebrity Co-Ed Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament.

Recent Links

Cleveland Browns Sell Their Soul for DeShawn Watson: After a grand jury decided not to charge Deshaun Watson, the embattled quarterback auditioned new teams to see who could sink lower in their pursuit of him. The Cleveland Browns won. Or lost, depending on how you look at it.

posted by The_Black_Hand to football at 12:12 PM on March 19, 2022 - 8 comments

Ricky Williams is on a Different Plane: As in, the astral one.

posted by The_Black_Hand to culture at 07:25 PM on January 28, 2022 - 3 comments

Steph Curry Breaks NBA 3-Pointer Record at MSG: Golden State's Steph Curry passed Ray Allen for first on the NBA's career three-point shooting list during the first quarter of Tuesday's 105-96 victory over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Curry also holds the NBA record for three-pointers in a season with 402 (he's set the single-season record three times). At an average distance of 25.6 feet traveled, Curry's 2,978 three-pointers have traveled approximately 14.5 miles.

posted by The_Black_Hand to basketball at 10:57 PM on December 14, 2021 - 4 comments

NFL Covid Numbers Skyrocket: After several LA Rams players went into Covid protocols shortly before the team's MNF contest against the Arizona Cardinals, the number of players testing positive league-wide rose to 75 over the last two days. The Rams and Browns have been hit particularly hard, while the Dolphins now have only one available running back left on their 53-man roster. Stay safe, friends

posted by The_Black_Hand to football at 10:39 PM on December 14, 2021 - 6 comments

Denver Broncos Great Demaryius Thomas Dies: Demaryius Thomas, a standout wide receiver for the Denver Broncos who was on the team's Super Bowl 0x32 winning squad, has died from medical complications following a car accident. He was 33. A former first round draft pick, Thomas had 9,055 receiving yards and 60 touchdown catches for Denver and made five consecutive Pro Bowls. When Demaryius was 11, police raided his home and arrested his mother and grandmother for crack distribution, giving both long prison sentences.

posted by The_Black_Hand to football at 12:09 AM on December 10, 2021 - 10 comments

Recent Comments

CFL Pickem Week 4: Canada Day Edition

My picks:

Lions by 6 (lock)
Tiger-Cats by 10 (lock)
Roughriders by 6 (lock)
Blue Bombers by 6 (lock)

posted by The_Black_Hand at 11:30 PM on June 29, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 3: Dunnigan's Beard Edition

My picks:

Roughriders by 5 (lock)
Blue Bombers by 3 (lock)
Stampeders by 12 (lock)
Argonauts by 2 (lock)

posted by The_Black_Hand at 10:35 AM on June 22, 2022

SportsFilter: The Tuesday Huddle

Anybody want to do a SpoFi Fantasy Football League this year? I'm up to create one if we've got interest.

posted by The_Black_Hand at 07:16 PM on June 21, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 2: Nathan Rourke is Rolling Edition

My picks:

Argonauts by 5 (lock)
Blue Bombers by 6 (lock)
Tiger-Cats by 3 (lock)
Roughriders by 18 (lock)

posted by The_Black_Hand at 06:24 PM on June 16, 2022

Commanders Fine Jack Del Rio $100,000 for Calling January 6 a 'Dust-Up'

In a league of horrible organizations, Washington is still head and shoulders below the rest. The Commanders are doomed to carry the stench of Danny Snyder for a generation.

posted by The_Black_Hand at 11:55 AM on June 11, 2022

Enter the SportsFilter CFL Pickem

My picks:

Stampeders by 5 (lock)
Blue Bombers by 15 (lock)
Tiger-Cats by 3 (lock)
Lions by 6 (lock)

posted by The_Black_Hand at 09:32 PM on June 08, 2022

The 17th Annual chicobangs Memorial CFL Pick ‘Em

Even when life called me away from SpoFi, the cbMCFLPE was never far from my heart. I might even have a Costanza somewhere from those heady days.

Many thanks, Dr. John!

posted by The_Black_Hand at 09:28 PM on June 08, 2022

NBA Playoff Pickem: Finals Round

Boston in 7 Klay Thompson (pts) Al Horford (reb) Warriors (most pts) Jaylen Brown (MVP) Wiggins (most personals) Steph (most 3s) Celtics, 116

If you can't accept them because the series started already, I understand. My bad.

posted by The_Black_Hand at 01:23 PM on June 05, 2022

NBA Playoff Pickem: Finals Round

Crap. I missed game one.

posted by The_Black_Hand at 01:18 PM on June 05, 2022

NBA Playoff Pickem: Finals Round

We have until tomorrow night, right?

posted by The_Black_Hand at 08:43 PM on June 01, 2022

What if the Warriors Had to Beat the Celtics in the Finals?

"A bit of a homer?"

Homer J. Simpson is less of a Homer. The guy who wrote The Iliad is less of a Homer.

I'm a Celtics fan, but I really hope he stretched before that reach.

posted by The_Black_Hand at 08:51 PM on May 30, 2022

NBA Playoff Pickem: Conference Finals Edition

My picks:

Celtics in 7
Warriors in 6
Top point scorer: Luka
Top rebounder: Bam
Top scoring team: Warriors
Team scoring 130: Mavericks

posted by The_Black_Hand at 07:10 PM on May 16, 2022

NBA Playoff Pickem: Conference Semifinals Edition

Nevermind, I guess.

posted by The_Black_Hand at 02:37 PM on May 01, 2022

NBA Playoff Pickem: Conference Semifinals Edition

My picks:

Heat in 5
Suns in 5
Celtics in 7
Warriors in 7
Top point scorer: Giannis Ant
Top rebounder: Bam Adebayo
Top scoring team: Suns
Team scoring 130: Heat

posted by The_Black_Hand at 02:37 PM on May 01, 2022

NBA Playoff Pickem: Conference Semifinals Edition

My picks won't post, can I email you screenshots? Also, Celts-Bucks started today.

posted by The_Black_Hand at 02:36 PM on May 01, 2022