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Name: David Wertheimer
Member since: May 29, 2002
Last visit: May 06, 2024

werty has posted 18 links and 158 comments to SportsFilter and 0 links and 0 comments to the Locker Room.

Recent Links

Domingo German pitches a perfect game: It's only the fourth perfect game in New York Yankees history; German improbably joins David Cone, David Wells and Don Larsen in immortality. It's the first perfect game in MLB since 2012.

posted by werty to baseball at 12:18 AM on June 29, 2023 - 1 comment

Roger Federer is retiring: Fresh off Serena Williams's departure from tennis, her peer on the men's tour is retiring. Federer leaves with 20 majors--now good for second on the all-time list--and a legacy as a beloved and graceful star, both on and off the court.

posted by werty to tennis at 11:15 AM on September 15, 2022 - 6 comments

MLB settles minor-league class action lawsuit: Major League Baseball has agreed to a settlement over unpaid wages with its minor-league players.

posted by werty to baseball at 10:15 PM on July 15, 2022 - 1 comment

Brooklyn Nets land James Harden: In a trade that's huge in both impact and scale—four teams! Seven draft picks!--the Nets have acquired James Harden from the Houston Rockets. Also on the move are Victor Oladipo (to Houston from Indianapolis) and Jarrett Alen (to Cleveland from Brooklyn) and several other players.

posted by werty to basketball at 05:13 PM on January 13, 2021 - 3 comments

Texas Rangers' bankruptcy affects players most of all: The top six unsecured creditors in the Texas Rangers' bankruptcy filing are players, including Alex Rodriguez, current Rangers 3B Michael Young and, um, Mickey Tettleton.

posted by werty to baseball at 10:57 AM on May 25, 2010 - 7 comments

Recent Comments

Enter the NBA Playoff Pickem

My picks:

Cavaliers in 6
Timberwolves in 5
Knicks in 5
Nuggets in 5
Mavericks in 5
Bucks in 6
Celtics in 6
Thunder in 5
Top point scorer: Jayson Tatum
Top rebounder: Rudy Gobert
Most points per game: Celtics
Team scoring 130: Nuggets

posted by werty at 10:19 AM on April 20, 2024

Marathon World Record Holder Dies

Just awful. 24 years old.

posted by werty at 11:59 PM on February 12, 2024

NFL Playoff Pickem: Super Bowl 0x3A

My picks:

49ers by 5 (lock)
Passer: Patrick Mahomes
Rusher: McCaffrey
Receiver: Deebo Samuel
Player with interception: Charvarius Ward
Player with sack: Nick Bosa
Player with first turnover: Patrick Mahomes
Super Bowl MVP: McCaffrey
Tiebreaker: January 3, 2025

posted by werty at 10:52 AM on February 11, 2024

NFL Playoff Pickem: Conference Championship Round

I give everyone chutzpah points for locking both games! I guess it's all or nothing at this point. But I'm playing it safe.

posted by werty at 05:16 PM on January 27, 2024

NFL Playoff Pickem: Conference Championship Round

My picks:

Ravens by 4
49ers by 8
Passer: Jared Goff
Rusher: McCaffrey
Receiver: amon-ra st brown
Player with interception: geno stone

My heart is with Detroit, but there's no spread, so we're playing the favorites. Hard to lock either game.

posted by werty at 05:15 PM on January 27, 2024

NBA Pickem Week 13: Saturday Tripleheader Edition

My picks:

Celtics by 5 (slam dunk)
Warriors by 8
Knicks by 11 (slam dunk)
76ers by 9
Warriors by 7

posted by werty at 09:58 PM on January 24, 2024

NFL Playoff Pickem: Divisional Round

My picks:

Ravens by 9
Packers by 0
Lions by 9 (lock)
Bills by 4
Passer: Lamar Jackson
Rusher: McCaffrey
Receiver: St. Brown
Player with interception: Aidan Hutchinson

posted by werty at 02:21 PM on January 20, 2024

NBA Pickem Week 12: Jimmy Buckets Edition

Revised picks:

Thunder by 5 (slam dunk)

posted by werty at 07:28 PM on January 16, 2024

NBA Pickem Week 12: Jimmy Buckets Edition

My picks:

76ers by 3
Clippers by 5 (slam dunk)
Bucks by 12 (slam dunk)
Mavericks by 9 (slam dunk)
Bulls by 6
Timberwolves by 11 (slam dunk)
Celtics by 2
Warriors by 0

posted by werty at 07:26 PM on January 16, 2024

Enter the SportsFilter NFL Playoff Pickem

My picks:

Texans by 4
Chiefs by 4
Bills by 11 (lock)
Packers by 2
Lions by 7 (lock)
Eagles by 2
Passer: Josh Allen
Rusher: mostert
Receiver: amon-ra st brown
Player with interception: bland

posted by werty at 02:39 PM on January 13, 2024

SportsFilter NFL Pickem Champion: Truthhurts


posted by werty at 06:35 PM on January 12, 2024

Enter the SportsFilter NFL Playoff Pickem

Is there a final tally on the regular season pickem?

posted by werty at 12:32 PM on January 12, 2024

NBA Pickem Week 11: MLK Day Edition

My picks:

Warriors by 2
Nuggets by 8 (slam dunk)
Bucks by 6
Suns by 5
76ers by 12 (slam dunk)
Nuggets by 6 (slam dunk)
Hawks by 9
Warriors by 3 (slam dunk)

posted by werty at 08:07 PM on January 09, 2024

NFL Pickem Week 18: All the Marbles Edition

My picks:

Bengals by 2
Vikings by 3
Packers by 5 (lock)
Jaguars by 7 (lock)
Texans by 5
Raiders by 9
Bills by 3
Jets by 4
Falcons by 6
Eagles by 9
Seahawks by 8 (lock)
Chargers by 7
49ers by 8 (lock)
Cowboys by 8 (lock)
Buccaneers by 9 (lock)
Steelers by 5

posted by werty at 04:17 PM on January 06, 2024

NBA Pickem Week 10: American Broadcasting Corporation Edition

My son (who is making all our picks) is wondering whether rcade buys himself the prize if he wins the league.

posted by werty at 06:42 PM on January 03, 2024