Archives for June 2022

June 30, 2022

June 29, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 4: Canada Day Edition: Week 4 of the nascent CFL season features a Thursday night opener between high-scoring British Columbia and low-scoring Ottawa. Our contest is led by me with Scooby only four singletons back. Make your picks and enjoy some beaver tails on Friday.

posted by rcade to football at 09:09 PM - 12 comments

Iroquois Nationals No More: The Iroquois Nationals Men’s Lacrosse Team, known as the Iroquois Nationals, represents the Iroquois Confederacy in international field lacrosse competition. our people have begun to revitalize our languages and culture, we felt it was time to change our name to what we collectively call ourselves: "Haudenosaunee" (ho-dee-no-show-nee) which translates to "People of the Longhouse." This name change is one of a series of actions we are taking as our people continue to regain what has been lost through colonialism.

posted by NoMich to other at 12:53 PM - 2 comments

June 28, 2022

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Basebrawl Includes Actual Punches in Mariners-Angels: There was a barn burner of a brawl today in the Mariners-Angels game. Jesse Winker of the Marines was hit by a pitch, didn't like what he was hearing from the Angels bench and dove into the team throwing punches.

posted by rcade to baseball at 08:19 PM - 10 comments

June 25, 2022

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June 22, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 3: Dunnigan's Beard Edition: Week 3 of the CFL season kicks off tomorrow night when undefeated Saskatchewan goes to winless Montreal. Our contest leader continues to be noted Canadian football expert rcade, 10 up on jjzucal. Make your picks while introspectively stroking your face foliage.

posted by rcade to football at 09:06 AM - 12 comments

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June 15, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 2: Nathan Rourke is Rolling Edition: Week 2 of the CFL begins Thursday night when the Montreal Alouettes help the Toronto Argonauts kick off their season. I am leading our pickem after one week, 5 ahead of Jjzucal because I locked the Lions. Make your picks.

posted by rcade to football at 08:49 PM - 14 comments

June 14, 2022

June 13, 2022

NHL Playoff Pickem: Stanley Cup Finals Round: The puck drops on the Stanley Cup Finals at 8 p.m. Eastern Wednesday when the Tampa Bay Lightning visit the Colorado Avalanche. Pick the series winner, the number of games, several props, and a tiebreaker. Good luck to everyone ahead of me in the standings, which is everybody.

posted by rcade to hockey at 06:39 PM - 11 comments

June 12, 2022

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Commanders Fine Jack Del Rio $100,000 for Calling January 6 a 'Dust-Up': Washington Commanders defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio has been fined $100,000 by the team for idiotic comments referring to the Jan. 6, 2021, as a minor "dustup" and saying attention should instead be focused on "riots, looting, burning" during George Floyd protests six months earlier. Head coach Ron Rivera said, "As we saw last night in the hearings, what happened on the Capitol on January 6, 2021 was an act of domestic terrorism. A group of citizens attempted to overturn the results of a free and fair election, and as a result lives were lost and the Capitol building was damaged."

posted by rcade to football at 05:34 PM - 4 comments

June 09, 2022

LeBron Wants to Own NBA Team in Vegas: The newly minted billionaire LeBron James wants his retirement from basketball to include owning an NBA team in Las Vegas. A billion won't be enough, though. The Minnesota Timberwolves sold for $1.5 billion a year ago.

posted by rcade to basketball at 05:57 PM - 0 comments

June 08, 2022

Enter the SportsFilter CFL Pickem: The Canadian Football League season begins Thursday night when Montreal travels to Calgary. Though the chicobangs Memorial has ended after 16 epic years, there will be a new contest to succeed it this season. Pick each game's winner and margin of victory, then decide whether to make each pick a lock to double your points or increase your agony of defeat. Good luck!

posted by rcade to football at 06:52 PM - 11 comments

The 17th Annual chicobangs Memorial CFL Pick ‘Em: … will not happen. After a wonderful sixteen years, I’m hanging 'em up. Gushing farewell inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 02:07 PM - 7 comments

June 07, 2022

We Were Promised Schooners: The CFL begins its 2022 season on Thursday night. Where is the Atlantic Schooners expansion team? The July 16 game between Saskatchewan and Toronto in Wolfville may be the last chance to revive the effort, writes the CFL blog 3 Down Nation.

posted by rcade to football at 11:00 AM - 1 comment

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June 01, 2022

Nadal and Djokovic Can't Keep Meeting Like This: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal met in the French Open quarterfinals last night in a four-hour four-setter that ended at 1:15 a.m. in Paris. Joe Posnanski covers the first match ever held between players with 20 grand slams, 300 grand slam matches and 1,000 matches won. "[W]henever we see Nadal and Djokovic play, we understand that there’s something personal between them, something only they fully understand, something neither one really talks about," he writes. "No two men on the ATP tour have played each other so often."

posted by rcade to tennis at 06:22 PM - 0 comments

NBA Playoff Pickem: Finals Round: The NBA Finals begin Thursday night at 9 p.m. Eastern when the Boston Celtics visit the Golden State Warriors. Pick the winner and number of games along with several prop bets and a tiebreaker. I'm leading the contest by eight over The_Black_Hand and 25 over NoMich. Good luck, ladies and germs.

posted by rcade to basketball at 04:03 PM - 28 comments