Archives for November 2020

November 30, 2020

November 29, 2020

NFL Won't Let Broncos Play Coach at Quarterback: The Denver Broncos will be playing practice squad wide receiver Kendall Hinton at quarterback after the NFL refused the team's request to suit up assistant coach Rob Calabrese at the position. Calabrese, the offensive quality control coach, was a backup QB at UCF from 2008-12. Hinton played QB at Wake Forest before becoming a wide receiver.

posted by rcade to football at 01:03 PM - 4 comments

November 28, 2020

Matt Patricia is gone, and so is the GM who ran Jim Caldwell out of town to give Patricia the job.: Dan Quinn said Caldwell's 36-28 record (with two playoff appearances) wasn't good enough. So, he sent Caldwell packing and brought in Patricia, who went 13-29-1 in three seasons. Quinn and Patricia are now officially unemployed. Detroit OC Darrell Bevell takes over the train wreck that they left behind.

posted by The_Black_Hand to football at 03:50 PM - 17 comments

Sarah Fuller Suits Up for Vanderbilt Against Missouri: Sarah Fuller, a goalkeeper on the Vanderbilt women's soccer team, has suited up for the school's football team in today's game against Missouri. No female has ever played in a football game for a power-5 school. She has two predecessors in the FBS: Katie Hnida on New Mexico from 2002-03 and April Goss on Kent State from 2012-15. The game began at Noon Eastern on the SEC Network.

posted by rcade to football at 12:13 PM - 14 comments

November 27, 2020

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November 25, 2020

Diego Maradona has died: The Guardian's Jonathan Wilson on the man and the legends.

posted by yerfatma to soccer at 01:29 PM - 7 comments

November 24, 2020

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition: NFL week 12 begins with three games on Thanksgiving: two turkeys (Washington/Dallas and Houston/Detroit) and a nightcap sending Baltimore to 10-0 Pittsburgh. There's a new leader in our NFL Pickem, as Cixelsyd scores 65 to go seven points over Rcade. NoMich is in third down 32. Bender wins the week with 80. Make your picks.

posted by rcade to football at 09:36 PM - 24 comments

November 23, 2020

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November 18, 2020

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition: Week 11 of the imperiled NFL season begins Thursday night with the Arizona Cardinals visiting the Seattle Seahawks. Our contest is led by Rcade (who?) with 697. Cixelsyd is 10 back and NoMich 30 back. Make your picks, prognosticators.

posted by rcade to football at 08:00 PM - 23 comments

Robinson Cano Suspended for 2021 Season Over PEDs: New York Mets star Robinson Cano has been suspended by Major League Baseball for the entire 2021 season because he tested positive for the performance-enhancing drug stanozolol. This was his second positive PED test, following a 2018 test that cost him 80 games. Cano, 38, forfeits his $24 million salary. Cano's an eight-time All Star who won a World Series with the New York Yankees in 2009.

posted by rcade to baseball at 04:55 PM - 2 comments

November 17, 2020

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November 13, 2020

The Miami Marlins make history with hiring of Kim Ng as general manager: The Miami Marlins have a new general manager, and it comes with some historical precedence. The Marlins on Friday announced they hired Kim Ng to oversee baseball operations. Ng, 51, is now the highest-ranking woman in baseball operations among MLB’s 30 teams and is believed to be the first woman hired to a general manager position by any professional men’s sports team in North America.

posted by tommytrump to baseball at 12:44 PM - 8 comments

November 12, 2020

November 11, 2020

NFL Pickem Week 10: What Happened to the Bucs Edition: Week 10 of the NFL season starts Thursday night when the Colts visit the Titans. Make your picks!

posted by rcade to football at 10:15 PM - 17 comments

November 10, 2020

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November 05, 2020

NFL Pickem Week 9: Undefeated Steelers Edition: The second half of the NFL season begins tonight with the Packers at the Niners. In our contest, the top three are Cixelsyd, myself (1 back) and Jagsnumberone (24 back). Make your picks.

posted by rcade to football at 09:03 AM - 17 comments

November 04, 2020

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