Archives for August 2019

August 31, 2019

August 30, 2019

Angels Pitcher Tyler Skaggs' death ruled accidental overdose. : The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office stated that Skaggs died of terminal aspiration as a result of use of Fentanyl, Oxycodone, and alcohol. Skaggs' family stated that they "were shocked to learn that it may involve an employee of the Los Angeles Angels".

posted by Ufez Jones to baseball at 05:42 PM - 1 comment

August 29, 2019

August 28, 2019

CFL Pick ‘Em, Week Twelve : It’s here. It’s Labour Day weekend. The season’s finally real, so make your picks inside.

posted by Reever to fantasy at 09:51 AM - 13 comments

August 27, 2019

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Andrew Luck Retires from NFL at 29: News broke during the second half of the Indianapolis Colts game Saturday night that Andrew Luck was retiring from the NFL at age 29. Luck called the last four years an endless "injury, pain, rehab" loop he could only end if he stopped playing. The quarterback, head coach Frank Reich and general manager Chris Ballard all were crying, Indianapolis Star columnist Gregg Doyel writes. Vegas was a little slow to react to the news, giving some gamblers a chance to max-bet the under on a 9.5-win season.

posted by rcade to football at 08:37 AM - 15 comments

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August 20, 2019

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Eleven: Bet on it: Montreal's gonna shock everyone and win the whole thing. Grab your reasonable cost of living and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 10:47 PM - 15 comments

August 19, 2019

August 18, 2019

How Much Does Jack White Love Baseball?: Answer: Enough to see the first three innings of Nats/Brewers, play a concert with The Raconteurs, find out the game's still going on afterwards and be back in the seats by the 14th inning.

posted by rcade to baseball at 12:40 PM - 2 comments

August 17, 2019

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August 14, 2019

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Ten: Is it mathematically possible for five teams to go winless the rest of the season? Grab your calculators and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 10:37 PM - 13 comments

August 13, 2019

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August 09, 2019

Transfer deadline day signings take Premier League spending to £1.41bn: Overall a pretty quiet window where the biggest rumored deals failed to materialize. Pogba to Real Madrid/Juventus, Erikson to Real Madrid, Gareth Bale to ManUtd/Liverpool/China, nope nope nope. Leroy Sane to Bayern Munich? Oops. American wunderkind Christian Pulisic finally makes his debut Sunday.

posted by billsaysthis to soccer at 11:43 AM - 0 comments

August 08, 2019

August 07, 2019

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Nine: August in Canada: a chill is in the air, the leaves are starting to turn, and the Argos have won a game. Grab your union suit and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 11:13 PM - 13 comments

Join SportsFilter's Fantasy Premier League: I've renewed the SportsFilter Fantasy Premier League, which begins play on Friday. If you had a team in the past you may already be there, but if not, use the invite link and league code kar3r0. You can belong to multiple leagues (there also has been a MetaFilter league in some seasons) and there's no draft. You pick any players you want within a set budget and make roster moves throughout the season.

posted by rcade to soccer at 05:06 PM - 4 comments

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