Archives for September 2018

September 30, 2018

Frank Reich Hands OT Win to Houston Texans: Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich just made one of the worst NFL coaching blunders since the Miracle at the Meadowlands. Tied in overtime on fourth-and-four at the Colts' 43 with 27 seconds remaining, Reich went for it instead of punting. An incomplete Andrew Luck pass gave the Houston Texans the ball. Deshaun Watson completed a 24-yard pass to DeAndre Hopkins, they spiked the ball and Ka'imi Fairbairn kicked the game winner.

posted by rcade to football at 05:07 PM - 13 comments

Join Koharski's Donuts, SportsFilter's Fantasy Hockey League on ESPN: We're drafting tonight at 9 p.m. Eastern and could use a few more members. Use the link if you didn't already get an invitation in email yesterday.

posted by rcade to hockey at 11:53 AM - 0 comments

September 29, 2018

September 28, 2018

Jared Goff goes off as L.A. rolls in game of the season: The Rams and Vikes played the best game of the 2018 season so far, with the two teams trading scores seemingly every few plays. They combined for 1,002 yards and 69 points, with Jared Goff and Kirk Cousins slicing holes through two of the NFL's best defenses and all of the various skill-position plays on each team doing their best to make fantastic plays all over the field.

posted by BornIcon to football at 07:07 AM - 4 comments

September 27, 2018

SportsFilter NFL Pick 'Em Week 4: Buffalo Did What Edition: Week 4 begins with a doozy of a Thursday night game in Vikings/Rams. In our pick 'em contest Tron7 takes the lead with 182, Bender drops to second with 176 and I hold onto third at 175. Truthhurt wins the week with 52. Make your picks and have a good thought for Old Man Gruden.

posted by rcade to football at 05:14 PM - 27 comments

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Sixteen: Five weeks to go, and here is a list of what's up for grabs: second place in the west, first place in the east, the CFL Pick 'Em championships (both ends). Reach on in and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 12:54 PM - 11 comments

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September 20, 2018

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Fifteen: The low in Winnipeg tomorrow is 42º Fahrenheit, or as converted to Celsius: You'll Probably Want Your Fuzzy Mittens Degrees. Grab your knitting needles and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 09:28 PM - 11 comments

SportsFilter NFL Pick 'Em Week 3: FitzMagic Stay Humble Edition: Week 3 of the NFL season kicks off tonight with the New York Jets visiting the feisty but winless Cleveland Browns. In the SportsFilter NFL Pick 'Em, bender leads with 149 (after a week-high score of 87) followed by tron7 at 140 and rcade and cixelsyd at 135. Make your picks.

posted by rcade to football at 02:25 PM - 33 comments

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September 13, 2018

Senators deal their superstar: The captain’s ship has sailed. As the Ottawa Senators officially opened training camp Thursday at the Canadian Tire Centre, two-time Norris Trophy winner Erik Karlsson showed up to pack his bags after months of speculation ended when he was shown the way to San Jose.

posted by tommytrump to hockey at 07:52 PM - 4 comments

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Fourteen: The mercury is dropping, the glaciers are advancing, and we're officially into the final third of the season. Time to take bets on which Florida-raised kicker will succumb to frostbite first. Grab your bone shears and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 04:20 PM - 11 comments

September 12, 2018

SportsFilter NFL Pick 'Em Week 2: Undefeated Browns Edition: Week 2 of the NFL season begins Thursday night when the Ravens visit the Bengals. In our NFL Pick 'Em, ic23b leads with 87 points, followed by tron7 at 77 and cixelsyd at 76. Make your picks.

posted by rcade to football at 09:23 PM - 25 comments

So...About that Serena Cartoon: It sure feels like this is something that would have been discussed at length a few years back on SpoFi. What does the hive mind here think? Is it racist as hell, a cultural phenomenon, or a bit of both?

posted by tahoemoj to tennis at 05:10 PM - 9 comments

September 11, 2018

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September 06, 2018

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Thirteen: We're through Labour Day and this is when games start to get real. Unless you're a Schooners fan, in which case all your games are still imaginary. Grab an overpriced lobster roll and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 04:47 PM - 13 comments

September 05, 2018

September 04, 2018

Loser's Lunch: a story of the lengths tennis tournaments will go to keep out sports bettors for reasons that aren't particularly obvious.

posted by yerfatma to tennis at 04:57 PM - 2 comments

Play SportsFilter's NFL Pick 'Em Contest: The NFL season starts Thursday when the Falcons visit the Eagles. The SportsFilter NFL Pick 'Em returns with the same rules: Choose the winners of each game and the margin of victory. Make any game a stone cold lead pipe lock to score double points in victory or negative points in defeat. The winner will receive an official NFL game ball (details inside).

posted by rcade to football at 08:02 AM - 24 comments

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