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Goyoucolts
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Name: T. Kyle-Milward
Location: Goble, Oregon
Gender: Male
Member since: February 08, 2006
Last visit: June 01, 2022

Goyoucolts has posted 12 links and 428 comments to SportsFilter and 0 links and 3 comments to the Locker Room.

Sports Bio

Favorite Teams: Premier League: Arsenal. NFL: Indianapolis Colts. NBA: Spurs. MLB: Mariners, I guess?

Recent Links

New York Giants bench Eli Manning, start Geno Smith: In a shocking move, Ben McAdoo is benching two-time Super Bowl winner Eli Manning for Geno Smith, likely ending Manning's career in New York. Manning has started 210 consecutive regular-season games for the Giants, a streak that will come to an end after he refused to be the token starter for a series in order to keep the streak going.

posted by Goyoucolts to football at 05:08 PM on November 28, 2017 - 12 comments

Manti Te'o's dead girlfriend was... fake?: Per Deadspin, the most inspiring story in college football this year was just that: a story.

posted by Goyoucolts to football at 06:41 PM on January 16, 2013 - 50 comments

Confessions of a former NFL Agent: Josh Luchs gives us a revealing look at the dark side of the agent and player business relationship.

posted by Goyoucolts to football at 12:07 AM on October 13, 2010 - 4 comments

'Horns squeeze into BSC title game with close victory over the Huskers: Hunter Lawrence punched a 46-yard field goal throught the uprights as time expired, putting the final touches to a defensive Big 12 championship game that completed the Longhorns' perfect season.

posted by Goyoucolts to football at 12:46 AM on December 06, 2009 - 14 comments

LeGarrette Blount to return to the college gridiron?: An ESPN source claims that University of Oregon RB LeGarrette Blount will be given the chance to return to the team.

posted by Goyoucolts to football at 02:40 AM on October 02, 2009 - 27 comments

Recent Comments

NBA Playoff Pickem: Finals Round

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posted by Goyoucolts at 06:23 PM on June 01, 2022

NBA Playoff Pickem: Finals Round

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posted by Goyoucolts at 06:23 PM on June 01, 2022

NBA Playoff Pickem: Finals Round

I'm unimpressed with both the Warriors' depth - sorry, Otto Porter isn't all that and a bag of chips - and silky soft path to the Finals. Boston, battle-hardened after taking out the reigning Champs, the No. 1 seed and KD & Kyrie, will expose them.

posted by Goyoucolts at 06:23 PM on June 01, 2022

NBA Playoff Pickem: Finals Round

My picks:

Celtics in 6
Top point scorer: Tatum
Top rebounder: Horford
Top scoring team: Warriors
Team scoring 130: Warriors
Series MVP: Tatum
Top fouler: Grant Williams
Three-point shooter: Thompson
Winning team points last game: 112

posted by Goyoucolts at 06:20 PM on June 01, 2022

NBA Playoff Pickem: Conference Finals Edition

My picks:

Celtics in 6
Mavericks in 6
Top point scorer: Jimmy Butler
Top rebounder: Bam A.
Top scoring team: Mavericks
Team scoring 130: Mavericks

posted by Goyoucolts at 07:35 PM on May 17, 2022

NBA Playoff Pickem: Conference Semifinals Edition

My picks:

Heat in 5
Suns in 6
Celtics in 6
Warriors in 5
Top point scorer: Steph Curry
Top rebounder: Giannis
Top scoring team: Suns
Team scoring 130: Warriors

posted by Goyoucolts at 02:58 PM on May 01, 2022

Star-Crossed Nets Bounced from Playoffs in Four Games

The "managing this franchise" line really rubbed me the wrong way. Players play the game on the court, coaches play the game on the whiteboard, executives play the game in the draft war room and trade markets. Everyone plays to their strengths. The Nets were a really fun team pre-KD and Irving, a team going in the right direction, a team building a winning culture the hard way. Now, they have two famously esoteric stars (three if you want to count Harden or Simmons) who have been calling the shots and they've achieved... what, exactly? Certainly not success. How has courting NBA headliners and kowtowing to their personnel demands (DeAndre Jordan, Harden, Blake Griffin) made this team better?

I have not enjoyed the player empowerment era.

posted by Goyoucolts at 10:13 AM on April 26, 2022

Enter the SportsFilter NBA Playoff Pickem

My picks:

Mavericks in 7
Grizzlies in 5
76ers in 6
Warriors in 5
Heat in 6
Celtics in 6
Bucks in 4
Suns in 5
Top point scorer: Donovan Mitchell
Top rebounder: Rudy Gobert
Top scoring team: Bucks
Team scoring 130: Bucks

Really looking forward to Doncic returning in Game 3 and leading Dallas on a series comeback.

posted by Goyoucolts at 03:41 PM on April 15, 2022

SportsFilter: The Tuesday Huddle

I'll sleep easier at night knowing Indy avoided The Baker Experience.

posted by Goyoucolts at 07:11 PM on March 22, 2022

Cleveland Browns Sell Their Soul for DeShawn Watson

Couple notes here that I find interesting.

*The ENTIRE contract is guaranteed. This has never happened in the NFL at this scale before. Second place on the guaranteed money list is Mahomes... $141,481,905. Watson is almost 100m clear of that number. Eye-popping stuff.

*The Browns restructured Watson's deal so that he is only making $1m in salary this year. That way, when he serves his suspension, he's only losing out on a minimal amount of money -- games missed to suspension mean that he'd be losing game checks, but those game checks are artificially small now. This was absolutely done intentionally, and is the first time I can recall a team working with a player to deliberately circumvent a fine/fiscal punishment

*I strongly suspect that this was an act of desperation by Cleveland after botching this the first time around -- once Baker demanded a trade and they denied his request, I think they realized they'd forced their own hand and went back to Watson with sacks of guaranteed dollars.

posted by Goyoucolts at 04:04 PM on March 19, 2022

New York Governor Backs New Bills Stadium

I will never understand why taxpayers foot the bill for fancy new football stadiums. Just don't get it, conceptually.

posted by Goyoucolts at 06:25 PM on March 06, 2022

Juwan Howard Takes Swing at Wisconsin Coach After Game

That's two of these sorts of interactions from Howard in the last two to three years, by my hazy count. Completely unacceptable behavior. Zero excuse, either -- I've watched the tape a dozen times and the Wisconsin coach barely touches his wrist when Howard walks by and stiffs the handshake.

And the "I felt threatened" language is laughable. You're a giant of a man, with three or four people standing in front of you who you had to stretch over to throw that punch/slap... what exactly was threatening you??

posted by Goyoucolts at 12:00 AM on February 21, 2022

Steelers Hire Brian Flores as Assistant Coach

Honestly a little shocked he got the gig, and I wonder if he is too. Figured he knew when he filed suit that he was going to get Keap'd. Good for him.

BTW, this almost assuredly means that Watson is getting traded to Pittsburgh, right? Flores and him are almost a package deal, the Steelers need a new QB, Watson remains young and very talented and, well... Let's just say Big Ben remained popular in that city.

posted by Goyoucolts at 11:17 PM on February 19, 2022

SportsFilter Playoff Pickem Champion: Ic23b

Congratulations, ic23b! Well earned.

posted by Goyoucolts at 11:11 PM on February 19, 2022

Rams Win Super Bowl 0x38

Happy for so many of the Rams players who landed a ring, but perhaps most for Eric Weddle, who came off the couch a month ago after two years of retirement to bolster the Rams defense on the way to the Super Bowl, then ruptured his pec in tonight's game and played all four quarters anyway. What a Herculean effort.

posted by Goyoucolts at 01:31 AM on February 14, 2022