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73buckeye


Member since 22 November 2012 | Blog

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Voting Record: 124 / 8

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  • SPORTS MOMENT: Watching the Buckeyes win it all in 02.
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: Archie Griffin
  • NFL TEAM: Packers
  • NHL TEAM: Red Wings

Recent Activity

Comment 02 Jul 2015

Thanks for your service, sir. It's obvious to me that the people who had to leave America to fight and die to protect what they left behind understand better than anyone what makes this country the best ever.

Comment 30 Jun 2015

I was never fortunate enough to meet Woody personally, but I heard him speak several times and know several people who did meet him, and I don't believe those words ever would have come out of his mouth regarding a veteran. The only things he loved more than OSU and his players and staff were his wife and the USA and the people who fought for it. 

Comment 30 Jun 2015

It's sad how some people are treated in the name of what some others call progress. Looks like "time and change" isn't always what we bargained for.

Comment 29 Jun 2015

People are making NFL football the equivalence of splitting the atom. It's a game, played by exceptionally strong, fast, large, athletic people. Running, blocking, catching the football all seem to be skills that an athlete like TP could handle. Receiver seems to be a much simpler position to understand when compared to quarterback. Give him some time and I think he can be a good one.

Comment 23 Jun 2015

My dad took me to see Pete Rose in Cincy during his rookie year in 1961. He was then and has been my favorite baseball player ever since. If you ever saw him play, no one could ever convince you that he ever did anything but his absolute best on the field. Pete's whole life was baseball. Not being part of the game must be the closest thing to death that he can experience. He has suffered purgatory for 30 years. He made a mistake and has paid his debt to the game he loved. It's time to let him have the accolades he deserves before it's too late. He deserves to be in the HOF.

Comment 17 Jun 2015

Makes about as much sense as the sign I see in lots of bars: "Free Beer Tomorrow".

Comment 10 Jun 2015

Buckeyemark: I know exactly how you feel. I grew up watching and loving basketball, but it has changed so much in the intervening years that it really has become a completely different sport. Basketball used to be a "non contact" sport. The playoff game last night was exciting, but it is anything but non contact. Physical play is possible without grabbing and holding. Intentional fouls are now common fouls. A player get the advantage and it's ok to do anything to physically stop them. Then the player with the clear advantage should get foul shots and the team should get to keep the ball. Intentional fouls in the last two minutes of a game should be called. If the NCAA really wants to increase scoring, stop the on court muggings that pass now for defense. You do not need a shot clock or 3 point line to increase scoring. Go back to playing basketball.

Comment 09 Jun 2015

Basketball has become a 38 minute jump shooting contest, followed by a two minute foul shooting contest that actually lasts 15 minutes. Before the 3 point shot, teams worked the ball inside, big men were much more important to their team. Good quality, interesting, strategic basketball is possible without a shot clock and chucking 'em from the cheap seats. Most of you are too young to remember the way the game used to be played, but it did actually happen. Now, get off my lawn.........

Comment 03 Jun 2015

The William Tell overture was perfect for that scene. Before I saw the movie the first time, I always thought of the lone Ranger and Tonto when I heard that music. It was never the same after that.

Comment 03 Jun 2015

Helga: I'm to old to waste any time listening to crap like this. If the guy was the least bit interesting or knowledgeable at aLl it'd be a different story. If his sports talk blog is free, it's way over priced. Typical scum.

Comment 01 Jun 2015

I think 11W ought to put out a calendar for the coming year to commemorate the past 12 months and all the championships. There's plenty of great pictures to use from all the sports. Start the year in September with the start of 2015 football. I bet it'd make a few "Bucks". I'd buy one.  

Comment 21 May 2015

DJ: Don't ditz the oatmeal through the straw thing till you try it. Good food and a good workout at the same time.