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Comment 11 Feb 2016
John Starks posterizing Horace Grant (and a too late Jordan) in the final minute to ice a playoff game was a pretty memorable dunk, too.
Comment 11 Feb 2016
kemp's body of work was impressive. something about how he sauntered off after the landing or his crazy in air flight path that he could straighten once he grabbed the rim...he was a ferocious dunker
Comment 11 Feb 2016
Ricky Davis jumping over Steve Nash is etched in my mind as one of the most ridiculous in game dunks ever.
Comment 09 Feb 2016
Kelton's last name is Lindsay. Tyjon's is Lindsey Kelton tore up his knee playing basketball after his freshman season then left the team. Kelton had a cocaine possession charge (dismissed) a few years back.
Comment 08 Feb 2016
I add turmeric to about everything...chili, tomato sauce, soups, rice...it's a mild flavor that is almost unnoticeable. Cook my eggs and potatoes in coconut oil or tallow/lard. There's a reason many of our grandparents lived so long despite eating exclusively whole fat foods and cooking with animal fats.
Comment 08 Feb 2016
Thomas is taken for granted. PFF graded him out as the best OT this year, his 2nd best grade of his career. Guy quietly dominates all comers. He's the furthest thing from overrated. Plus his cap hit is very team friendly the next 3 years relative to his ability (under $10 million in '16, '17& '18) which ranks him league wide as the 12th highest paid o-lineman.
Comment 08 Feb 2016
The Cleveland Rams also won the NFL Championship in 1945 then moved to L.A. for 1946 opening the door for the formation of the Cleveland Browns who, in short order, played the L.A. Rams in 3 NFL Championships during the 50s.
Comment 08 Feb 2016

It could be argued that it was harder to win a championship in the 40's, 50's & early 60's than it is now.  The playoffs were much like the old baseball format where you had to win the division/conference in the regular season to even make the 1 game playoff/championship. No wild card slot or 4 divisions in each conference allowing 12 teams a chance. Back then it was win your 6-7 team division in the regular season or go home. The biggest obstacle though, was championship games back then weren't played on a neutral site, so if you were the underdog or road team, you really were at a much greater disadvantage than today's Super Bowl participants.

Plus there's the argument that talent is diluted with 32 teams, versus 12 - 14 teams making the old days more competitive.  

Comment 07 Feb 2016
Only bad pizza I had was this crap they used to sell at Blimpie's at Miami University about 15 years ago. Not edible even when highly inebriated. Like flat bread with ketchup and velvetta
Comment 07 Feb 2016
Lived in Minneapolis and Chicago. Siburban Minneapolis is beautiful. Like driving through a nature preserve with the lakes right off the road. The cold in MN and WI is exaggerated and it snowed far more in Cleveland. It was in the 90s in April and September when I lived in MN. Also, almost all the apts and office buildings had indoor parking so the cold was less impactful on the daily routine than here in Ohio.
Comment 06 Feb 2016
I work with a dude that had an inground pool installed. ~$25k and took over a month and a half to finish
Comment 06 Feb 2016
Aldi's has a good 16" meat lovers thin crust they sell in the deli area. I'll church it up with extra cheese, garlic powder and olive oil. Decent for $6
Comment 06 Feb 2016
T.O. not getting in would be a disgrace. 2nd most receiving yards in nfl history. Same with Harrison, Pace, Faneca and Favre. These guys all are the definition of the best of their era HOFers. No doubters, perennial all pros. These aren't Jereme Bettis types that were maybe top 10 at their position in their era but played forever so they compiled lots of stats but were never great (career 3.9 per attempt). These are all decade, best in their era players.
Comment 06 Feb 2016
the Browns drafted 13 Buckeyes between 1952 and 1964. They also coincidently, or not, won 3 championships in that span. They didn't draft another Buckeye until 1971 and only 5 between 1971 and 1994. Only one of those buckeyes was selected before round 5, a 2nd round pick used on Punter Tom Skladany who held out, was traded and never played for the Browns.
Comment 06 Feb 2016
The Browns rarely draft Buckeyes. Darnell sanders and Robiskie are the only 2 I can think of in at least 15 yrs. It's probably more to why they suck than it being they ruin buckeyes.
Comment 04 Feb 2016
My wife and her brothers went to Tech in the 80s and 90s. Never heard a good story about it, can't imagine it's gotten any better. Great to see a kid from there, staying there, doing well and setting a positive example. Markell isn't from the east side area where Tech is though. He's a west side kid that probably went there because they're the best for basketball in the city. Probably lives closer to Lincoln West or Max Hayes which have terrible basketball teams