Archives for January 2018

January 31, 2018

NBA Pick 'Em Week 16: Devin Booker Might Be Good Edition: There are eight NBA TV games to pick this week, beginning tonight with Knicks/Celtics. In the Pace Mannion, Ufez Jones keeps the lead at 416 with two new players in second and third: NoMich at 389 and Howard_T at 388. Howard_T wins the week with 78. Make your picks.

posted by rcade to basketball at 05:22 PM - 12 comments

January 30, 2018

Boston Sports Host Insults Brady's 5-Year-Old Kid: For years, Tom Brady has called in once a week to the sports radio station WEEI for a segment. He may not be doing that any more after a 24-year-old show host named Alex Reimer said on the air that Brady's 5-year-old daughter acted like an "annoying little pissant" in a documentary about her dad. Reimer has been suspended, though Brady says he hopes he won't be fired.

posted by rcade to football at 01:37 PM - 4 comments

January 29, 2018

Cleveland Indians Will Drop Chief Wahoo in 2019: The upcoming 2018 season will be the last that Chief Wahoo is used on uniforms by the Cleveland Indians, the New York Times reported today. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has been pressuring the team to drop the racist caricature, an effort that increased after the league awarded the 2019 All-Star Game to Cleveland. For several years Wahoo was kept off team uniforms and other gear at its spring training games in Goodyear, Arizona. There may still be Wahoo items sold at team gift shops and in Ohio.

posted by rcade to baseball at 01:28 PM - 12 comments

January 28, 2018

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January 25, 2018

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 - 3 comments

January 24, 2018

Up to 175 Years: "Once a world-renowned sports physician treating America's foremost Olympic women gymnasts, Larry Nassar now will spend the rest of his life behind bars."

posted by tahoemoj to olympics at 02:52 PM - 2 comments

January 23, 2018

NBA Pick 'Em Week 15: 40/20/10 Edition: The NBA's TV week begins a day earlier than normal with two games on Tuesday -- Cavs/Spurs and Celtics/Lakers -- followed by seven more games. In the Pace Mannion, Ufez Jones now has a 27-point lead over me. NoMich wins a tough week with 23 as three other players posted negative scores. Make your picks.

posted by rcade to basketball at 09:49 AM - 15 comments

January 22, 2018

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January 19, 2018

NFL Playoff Pick 'Em: Conference Championship Round: The NFC and AFC decide their champions on Sunday as Jacksonville visits New England and Minnesota goes to Philadelphia. The quarterbacks starting these games are Blake Bortles, Case Keenum, Nick Foles and some guy named Brady. In our NFL Pick 'Em, the top 5 are me, tahoemoj, Goyoucolts, ic23b and tron7. Make your picks on the games, spreads and five props.

posted by rcade to football at 12:18 PM - 21 comments

January 18, 2018

January 17, 2018

NBA Pick 'Em Week 14: Jo Jo Edition: There's another big week of the NBA on TV, with eight national games beginning tonight with Lakers/Thunder on ESPN. In the Pace Mannion Pick 'Em, Ufez Jones leads by 3 points over me, 364 to 361. Scooby10672 wins the week with 60 and has caught the pack after joining the contest late. Make your selections in honor of the great Joseph Henry White.

posted by rcade to basketball at 09:30 AM - 14 comments

January 16, 2018

January 15, 2018

Mike Mularkey Out as Coach of Tennessee Titans: Despite leading the Tennessee Titans to a playoff win for the first time in 14 years, head coach Mike Mularkey is departing. Did he get fired or quit? It's unclear. Owner Amy Adams Strunk says they "saw different paths to achieve greater success."

posted by rcade to football at 10:31 AM - 2 comments

January 14, 2018

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January 12, 2018

NFL Playoff Pick 'Em: Divisional Round: There was a lot of pick 'em carnage in the wild card weekend of the NFL playoffs, but Goyoucolts bucked the trend and leads with 35 points. Before games begin tomorrow, make your picks in the divisional round along with five prop bets.

posted by rcade to football at 01:12 PM - 38 comments

January 11, 2018

January 10, 2018

NBA Pick 'Em Week 13: 10 Count 'Em 10 Games Edition: There are a whopping 10 nationally televised NBA games this week, beginning tonight with the Thunder and T-Wolves on ESPN. In the Pace Mannion, Ufez Jones takes a bigger lead with 339 points ahead of me (324) and Howard_T (305). NFL Pick 'Em champ Tron7 wins the week with 57 (show off). Make your picks.

posted by rcade to basketball at 04:09 PM - 13 comments

January 09, 2018

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January 05, 2018

Play SportsFilter's NFL Playoff Pick 'Em Contest: The NFL Playoff Pick 'Em is back. Pick the four teams that will win this weekend's games along with five prop bets. The first prize this year to the winner is glorious.

posted by rcade to football at 11:37 AM - 43 comments

January 04, 2018

NFL Pick 'Em Champion: Tron7: The SportsFilter NFL Pick 'Em has been won by Tron7 with 1308 points. Truthhurts finished in second with 1267 and Howard_T third with 1244. The final week was won by Jjzucal with 138. Tron7, who took the lead in week 14 and kept it, wins an official NFL Game Football. Congratulations!

posted by rcade to football at 07:40 PM - 18 comments

January 03, 2018

January 02, 2018

NBA Pick 'Em Week 12: Auld Acquaintance Edition: Six games on the national tube to begin the New Year, beginning Wednesday night with Cleveland at Boston on ESPN. In the Pace Mannion NBA Pick 'Em, Ufez Jones retakes first at 301, followed by me at 293 and Howard_T at 253. Bender wins the week with 16. Make your picks and drink a cup of kindness yet.

posted by rcade to basketball at 01:46 PM - 10 comments

January 01, 2018

Buffalo Bills Make Playoffs: This is a headline that has never appeared on SportsFilter before. The Bills made the playoffs after an improbable last-minute comeback by the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Baltimore Ravens at home Sunday night. Here's how Bills fans and players reacted to the Bengals touchdown pass on fourth and 12 with 53 seconds remaining.

posted by rcade to football at 08:46 AM - 12 comments