The Final Week Of The NFL Season

By Blaidd Drwg

In the game that means everything for the week, the Seahawks, who despite having a losing record and giving up at least 33 points to opponents in 6 of their last 8 games (the only 2 teams that failed to score that many are Arizona and Carolina – who currently have the […]

If I had a Vote…

By Blaidd Drwg

Who will be the next great players to enter the hallowed halls of Cooperstown?

The announcement of the 2011 Hall of Fame class is less than a month away, and it should be interesting the see who, in addition to Blyleven and Alomar, get elected. I looked at the ballot and […]

Let’s Play Spot The Hall Of Famer

By Blaidd Drwg

In the below list of 9 players, can you tell me which ones are in the Baseball Hall of Fame? The list is from baseball-reference.com and is the 162 game average for each of their careers. I will give you a hint – there are 3 guys on this list that are […]

Hall of Fame Trivia

By Blaidd Drwg

Because it came up in something that I read, here is an interesting trivia question:

Who was the last starting pitcher* to be voted into the HOF?

*By starting pitcher, I mean a guy who was elected to the Hall on the merits of his pitching as a starter and spent the […]

The Company You Keep, Part 3 (The Free Repeaters)

by A.J. Coltrane

Continued from The Company You Keep, Part 2

A list of the guys who made the bottom 10 QB list two years in a row, and how many passes they attempted in the following year (2007 to present):

Repeater Year Player Passes Thrown The Following Year 2007 Vince Young 36 (Hurt) 2007 Rex […]

Revel in Fremont

By Iron Chef Leftover

Revel is the new “Korean Street Food” joint in Fremont from the folks that brought us the wonderful Joule in Wallingford. Since I am a big fan of Joule, I had to check out the spot.

Revel is located on the corner of 36th and Phinney, just up the block from […]

The Company You Keep, Part 2

by A.J. Coltrane

Continued from The Company You Keep

What happens to the bottom 10 QB’s the following year?

2009 and 2010 both have 32 quarterbacks with enough attempts to qualify as “regular” players.  Below are the #23-#32 qb’s from 2009 — the right column shows what they’ve done in 2010.

2009 Rank Player QB Rating […]

The Company You Keep

by A.J. Coltrane

The bottom 10 in NFL Quarterback Rating:

Player Rating Carson Palmer, QB 78.7 Shaun Hill, QB 78.6 Chad Henne, QB 77.6 Donovan McNabb, QB 77.1 Sam Bradford, QB 75.9 Mark Sanchez, QB 74.6 Matt Hasselbeck, QB 73.1 Brett Favre, QB 69.9 Derek Anderson, QB 65.9 Jimmy Clausen, QB 59.1

Two thoughts:

My […]

Triple Doubles With 30+ Points

by A.J. Coltrane

LeBron James put up a 32 point, 11 rebound, 10 assist line on the Knicks a couple of nights ago.  That got me thinking – who’s had the most games with a triple-double and 30 or more points?

My initial thought was “Bird”, reasoning that Magic didn’t score enough to be #1. 

Source – TrueHoop […]

Queens Of The Stone Age

by A.J. Coltrane

The UConn women’s basketball team defeated Ohio State today, 81-50.  The win gives UConn their 88 straight win, tying them with the 1971-1974 UCLA Bruins.

Some may say women’s basketball doesn’t compare to men’s basketball.

It does — it compares to men’s basketball — of 40 years ago.

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