Archives for September 2021

September 30, 2021

September 29, 2021

NFL Pickem Week 4: 66 Yard Edition: The Jacksonville Jaguars return to primetime Thursday night to play the Cincinnati Bengals and open the fourth week of the NFL season. Tahoemoj continues to lead in our pickem contest with Rcade 18 points back. Moder8 wins the week with 101, hitting 8-of-8 locks. Make your picks.

posted by rcade to football at 08:05 PM - 25 comments

September 28, 2021

September 27, 2021

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Nine: Red alert! We're following up last week's Wacky Wednesday with a Tantalizing Tuesday. Who even knows when the games are anymore? Grab your dice and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 12:59 PM - 12 comments

September 26, 2021

September 25, 2021

See Jordan Spieth's Moon Shot: Jordan Spieth's shot at the Ryder Cup on the Pinched Nerve at Whistling Straits was one for the ages.

posted by rcade to golf at 09:44 AM - 2 comments

September 24, 2021

September 23, 2021

September 22, 2021

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Eight: Panic is in the air as somebody in the CFL offices thought it would be a good idea to schedule a game on a Wednesday. Whoops! Check your calendars and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 12:09 PM - 13 comments

Ben Simmons Gives Philadephia All the Sads: Ben Simmons has demanded a trade and says he won't report to training camp for the Philadelphia 76ers. "I am tired of having to pretend that he is the star that will give Joel Embiid, the player who deserves an NBA Championship more than anyone else in the league, the best chance to reach that pinnacle," laments Sixers blogger Tyler Monahan.

posted by rcade to basketball at 11:41 AM - 3 comments

NFL Pickem Week 3: Cardiac Cardinals Edition: The third week of the No Taunting Football League begins Thursday when the Houston Texans host the Carolina Panthers. Tahoemoj continues to hold first place in our NFL Pickem with NoMich 20 points in arrears. Tron7 wins the week with 108, hitting locks on the Browns, Rams, 49ers and Bucs. Nobody picked the Panthers over the Saints. Make your selections.

posted by rcade to football at 10:30 AM - 28 comments

September 21, 2021

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September 16, 2021

September 15, 2021

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Seven: As we finish up the home-and-homes, will your favourite team have its Labour Day revenge or a Labour Day hangover? Grab your ibuprofen and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 07:28 PM - 10 comments

September 14, 2021

NFL Pickem Week 2: Pay Chandler Jones the Money Edition: The second week of the NFL season begins Thursday when the New York Giants visit the quarterback-cursed Washington Undetermineds (Fitzmagic was dispelled by a hip subfluxation). Tahoemoj leads our pickem contest with 87 points, hitting all games but Steelers over Bills, Cardinals over Titans, Texans over Jaguars and Broncos over Giants. Make your picks.

posted by rcade to football at 04:13 PM - 28 comments

September 13, 2021

September 12, 2021

September 11, 2021

Qualifier Emma Raducanu Wins U.S. Open: Emma Raducanu won the 2021 U.S. Open over Leylah Fernandez, becoming the first British woman to win a grand slam in 44 years and the first qualifer to even reach a slam final. Radecanu, 18, never lost a set in the entire tournament.

posted by rcade to tennis at 06:22 PM - 5 comments

September 10, 2021

September 09, 2021

Charlie Davies Remembers the Night That Ended His USMNT Career: In the pregame of US-Honduras, Charlie Davies offered a personal perspective on Weston McKennie's USMNT suspension, remembering the 2009 incident that ended his international career and nearly his life. Watch the video. "I never had the opportunity to put on the shirt again, and I would’ve killed for it," Davies said.

posted by rcade to soccer at 11:05 PM - 1 comment

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Six: Montreal scores early and often and Calgary can't catch a break in Labour Day action. Put down your hammer and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 01:55 PM - 13 comments

September 08, 2021

September 07, 2021

ESPN Simulates NFL Season 20,000 Times: The ESPN Football Power Index (not sure what that is but it sounds important) ran 20,000 simulations of the NFL season and decided to write about one in which the Jacksonville Jaguars make the playoffs, the Seattle Seahawks start 0-9, the Indianapolis Colts have the NFL's best record and the Super Bowl winner is a first timer.

posted by rcade to football at 07:40 AM - 1 comment

Play the SportsFilter NFL Pickem: The NFL returns for the 2021 season Thursday night when the Dallas Cowboys visit the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers and their Gen X quarterback Tom Brady. The SportsFilter NFL Pickem is also back: Pick the 16 game winners and the margin of victory, locking any game to raise the stakes. First prize is a Wilson official NFL football.

posted by rcade to football at 06:46 AM - 34 comments

September 06, 2021

September 05, 2021

September 04, 2021

Who Holds the College Football Belt?: The College Football Belt website disappeared a few years ago, but the Lineal National Championship tracks the same thing -- the team that is champion by beating the last champion, just like boxing. Alabama has been the champ since beating Auburn last season and puts the belt on the line this afternoon against Miami.

posted by rcade to football at 12:38 PM - 1 comment

September 03, 2021

September 02, 2021

September 01, 2021

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Five: At long last, It's the Labour Day Classic! Grab your extra U and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 01:11 PM - 15 comments