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Member since: January 29, 2006
Last visit: December 19, 2006

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KG gets ejected for tossed ball: KG has been known to toss balls at the bottom of the basket when he gets called for a foul. No big deal. I hope the league doesn't suspend him. Not because I'm a huge KG and T'Wolves fan, but because it would be ridiculous.

posted by zachaweenus to basketball at 01:19 PM on February 27, 2006 - 8 comments

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AI to Denver

If I was KG, I would be ticked off. The one chance for the T'wolves to bring in a player that can make a big enough impact to possibly make a huge playoff/championship run, and Kevin McHale fails, YET AGAIN. I see why they weren't able to get him, seeing all that Denver gave up (especially the draft picks, which we did not have), but Kevin still should have done something to get the deal done. KG deserves it, and AI would have a superstar who actually doesn't mind giving up the ball to someone else

posted by zachaweenus at 09:21 PM on December 19, 2006

49ers ready to leave heart stadium in San Francisco

They will most likely move to Santa Clara, which isn't that big of a deal, because their practice facilities are there anyways. The aren't changing the name to Santa Clara 49ers, either, they're just moving the stadium. I think York would rather not change stadiums than change the name of the San Francisco 49ers. The city of San Fran is shooting themselves in the foot: They were asking for way too much secondary money to be paid to the town, when this stadium was San Fran's only hope of getting the Olympic Bid in 2016

posted by zachaweenus at 11:47 AM on November 09, 2006

'The Catch' May Rise Again

I'm a hard core 49ers fan, and I even think the catch is overrated, to an extent. I mean, I know Dwight Clark had to jump incredibly high, grabbed it by his fingertips in the back of the endzone with almost no time left on the clock to win the NFC Championship from the Cowboys, but if any player did that same thing in a regular game, it would just be a really fricken awesome catch. It was just the circumstances that made it so huge. Wait a sec.... after describing it, "The Catch" was AMAZING!

posted by zachaweenus at 08:40 PM on October 27, 2006

Coach Offers Kid Money to Bean Autistic Player

Youth sports at its lowest..... The only time you are supposed to let every kid play regardless of ability, and coaches are still trying to find a way to simply win.... Absolutely horrendous if you ask me

posted by zachaweenus at 09:03 PM on October 12, 2006

The Hoserís NFL Picks, Week Four

I hate to tell you dallas, but have you forgotten that San Fran actually has the 4th ranked offense in the NFL right now? They could easily be 3-0 right now, and then you wouldn't be saying that (If San Francisco didn't have that first fumble deep in their own territory against Arizona, thats 7 less points from Arizona and some more points for San Fran most likely, either 3 or 7, which would mean San Fran wins. If they didnt have the fumble returned for a touchdown last week, thats a 14 point swing, which would bring the score to 31-31, meaning OT.). So don't forget that San Fran is starting to be a better team, as long as their defense can come around.

posted by zachaweenus at 08:40 AM on September 29, 2006

Legendary baseball player admits to steroids.

gradioc, just so you know, you've gotta watch what you say. I dont personally, but people on here may have had people hurt or killed in Columbine, and speaking of it like that may offend some people. Not trying to be a spoil-sport or anything, just want you to make sure you understand who may be offended deeply by that

posted by zachaweenus at 09:31 PM on September 05, 2006

"I stood on your shoulders to reach for my dreams":

Yes, but Roger Federer has been a dominant tennis player for what, 3 or 4 years? That's like comparing Carson Palmer to Dan Marino. Yes, Carson has been a dominant QB for a few years, but Dan Marino was a legend who dominated for about 15 years. Roger Federer has to stay on top for another 7 or 8 years before he can even be mentioned as a legend of Pete Sampras or Andre Agassi caliber.

posted by zachaweenus at 08:18 PM on September 03, 2006

Should male athletes be permitted an extra year of NCAA eligibility if they take a season off for paternity leave?

I think they should. I mean, the guy didn't just up and leave on the girl like a lot of guys would have if they were in his situation. He stayed with the mother to take care of her and the kid, and now he is trying to make a life for them. LET BUTLER PLAY!

posted by zachaweenus at 11:00 AM on August 29, 2006

Rice To Retire With 49ers Next Week.

I think we all forgot one big aspect in the whole Rice/49er thing. The niners wanted to keep him, it's just that their salary cap would have made him take a pay cut when they signed him as a restricted free agent, and he wouldn't do that. They would have loved to have him on for another few years

posted by zachaweenus at 02:36 PM on August 20, 2006

How long, on average, is a baseball actually in play during a ballgame?

How can this be the ultimate test for drivers? They turn one way. I just can't see past that. Other driving sports turn way more. Actually, on certain courses (titled "road courses"), they actually do turn right. Of course, they only have these races on the average of once or twice a year, and go some years without them, but they have had them before

posted by zachaweenus at 09:30 PM on August 10, 2006

MLB puts a parental lock on your season and fav teams,

Although I have to agree with you about the Atlanta Braves being the only team handling it correctly, even they don't do a good job. TBS will broadcast 3 games in a row and then not show another Braves game the rest of the month... I know, Im an Atlanta fan in Upstate NY, and every time i go to watch the Braves take on a division rival, I just see a re-run of Friends or Everybody Loves Raymond.

posted by zachaweenus at 05:17 PM on June 20, 2006

Lion's losing ways

That is just sad... People who get paid millions of dollars a year to lift weights, run, and hit things are complaining that their job is too hard... Even the sucky guys make about 700k a year. And if your even in the sport, wouldnt you want to be worked hard so you can win? Or maybe its just another case of "I get paid regardlessly, who cares how i do". Another reason why the Lions are gonna suck yet again... Poor John Kitna, why couldnt he have gone to a team that he can at least help a little

posted by zachaweenus at 10:52 AM on May 07, 2006

Texans Pass on Bush...Settle for Williams

I think the topic of this post is totally wrong. In no way did the Texans "settle" on Mario Williams. Like the Texans said, it was like choosing between the next marshall faulk/gale sayers and the next reggie white/bruce smith. And now the draft gets interesting. Every single mock draft had the top 6 picks as Bush, Williams to New Orleans, Leinert to Tennessee, Ferguson to NY, Hawk to Green Bay, and Davis to San Fran. Now, every mock draft ever made is thrown out the window, because everything is changed. Im still pulling for my 49ers to get Vernon Davis, but now the draft will be interesting for me to watch for 8 hours today. Im still pulling for a double shocker today... Texans say they are getting williams, then flop last minute and when the name is announced, its Reggie Bush. That would make my day. But, its probably not going to happen.

posted by zachaweenus at 05:24 AM on April 29, 2006

Nash again, allegedly.

Ya know, in the past years there has always been one guy who has stood out over everyone else for a year, so predicting the MVP was like picking an apple from a bowl of oranges. This is the first year in a while that there have been four or 5 legit contenders for the honor. Steve Nash comes back to defend the honor, Lebron James leads his team to the playoffs for the first time in god knows when, Kobe has a breakout year scoring awesome amounts of points and getting the Lakers into the playoffs, and then Chauncey Billups leads the best team in the NBA. I say or 5 cuz there are 2 wild cards i think could do it. Dwayne Wade and Tony Parker have both been huge for their teams this year. But then again, look at the source. From a newspaper in Arizona. Nash plays in Arizona. Heck, the papers in Atlanta are probably saying Z. Pachulia deserves the honor of MVP.

posted by zachaweenus at 08:29 PM on April 26, 2006

So...who's for real and who's a pretender so far?

The Mets are going to fizzle out yet again towards the middle-end of the season. However, the big start might be enough to give em a wild card. Look at the teams they have faced so far in their matches: Florida, 2 series against the Nationals, and Milwaukee. A lot of teams could start off 9-2 if they had their first 4 series against those 3 teams. The braves have gotten off to a slow start. But dont they every year? And then around mid-late june, here comes Atlanta, and they knock off the rest of the NL east. The Braves-Mets series right now will be the first real test for the Mets. The Mets, in my words, is the team that all the good players go if they wanna get bad. Piazza was the best catcher in the game, til he went to NY. Tom Glavine and Kevin Millwood were 2 of the best pitchers in the game, til they went to NY. They are baseball's form of the Washington Redskins.

posted by zachaweenus at 11:30 AM on April 17, 2006