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[TIMBONI] Friday, August 01, 2008 8:10:41 PM 
I guess I wasn't the only one sick of that B.S.   Jason's a good player and seems to do a good job "quietly" !
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[Soylentgreen4u] Friday, August 01, 2008 7:44:48 PM 
WOW!!!!!!....NICE STANDING OVATION FOR JASON BAY'S FIRST AT BAT IN FENWAY PARK....I'M SURPRISED.
[Soylentgreen4u] Friday, August 01, 2008 12:02:51 AM 
OH YEAH,I'M HAPPY MY ESKIES BEAT BRITISH COLUMBIA...35-24....
[TIMBONI] Thursday, July 31, 2008 9:20:36 PM 
I feel sorry for Freeze.  He's a Dodger fan.  As if there's not enough drama in L.A., now there's Manny.  I think without his attitude around the team can get back on track.
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[Soylentgreen4u] Thursday, July 31, 2008 4:14:27 PM 
JASON BAY (A CANUCK) TO THE RED SOX ...DOES THIS MEAN I HAVE TO SOMEWHAT ROOT FOR THE SOXXXXX,IF THEY MAKE THE PLAYOFFS???...LET'S SEE...I HATE THE BRUINS...THE 
PATRIOTS...THIS IS GONNA BE A TOUGH SELL...I KNOW...I HOPE JASON GOES IN THERE AND ABSOLUTELY KILLS THE BALL AND THE SOXXXXXX MISS THE PLAYOFFS...MAYBE HE'S JUST A RENTAL ANYWAY.......OHHHH LIGHTEN UP SOXXXXX FANS...IT'S NOT LIKE I'M A YANKEES FAN.
[Soylentgreen4u] Thursday, July 31, 2008 3:27:56 PM 
MANNY RAMIREZ TRADED TO THE DODGERS!!!!  4:20 PM EST THURSDAY.
[TIMBONI] Wednesday, July 30, 2008 10:26:38 AM 
I love him, but even I think this is a bit much :

Finals MVP Paul Pierce, who recently spent three days at a ball camp in Madrid, is making, ahem, news about what he said to a Spanish reporter. The money translation, via RedsArmy: "Q: Is Kobe really the best player in the world? Pierce: I don't think Kobe is the best player. I'm the best player. There's a line that separates having confidence and being conceited. I don't cross that line but I have a lot of confidence in myself." Surprisingly, Spurs fans seem more upset by this than actual Lakers fans. (Update: OK, Lakers Nation is pretty upset, too.)
[Jeanine] Tuesday, July 29, 2008 8:48:03 PM 

You could pronounce it Fav-re' like Ben Stiller pronounces it is "Something about Mary".  LOL!!

[Soylentgreen4u] Tuesday, July 29, 2008 2:14:05 PM 
MEEESTER FAVRE,MAKING SARCASTIC REMARKS ABOUT HIS 'LEGACY' WITH THE PACKERS ..
REGARDLESS HOW THIS FIASCO TURNS OUT NOW,GOING ON FOX (THERE'S A RESPECTABLE NETWORK ) AND ACTING LIKE HE IS IN DIVORCE COURT (IDIOT) HIS CAREER WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED NOW WITH THE ATTACHMENT OF HOW HE BEHAVED TOWARDS THE END OF IT....EXTEREMELY STOOOOOOOOPID MOVE FAVRE. ....BY THE WAY,NEVER FIGURED OUT HOW YOU GET "FARV" WHEN IT SEEMS IT SHOULD BE PRONOUNCED THE WAY IT IS SPELLED...OH WELL ANOTHER ONE OF THE GREAT MYSTERIES OF THE WORLD!...
[Jeanine] Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:00:34 PM 
I hope it is not true either.  Something has to happen soon.  I heard Tampa was interested in him but I think Gruden already has 5 QB's on his roster at the moment.
[TIMBONI] Wednesday, July 23, 2008 11:18:41 PM 
Don't get me wrong.  I completely respect the man and his abilities as an athlete.  I just don't like the behind the back tactics he seems to be using.  To the "outsider" it looks like he was trying to get out of a contract and go for the top dollar using the " I'm retiring" story.  Trouble is, he's played the " I love Green Bay " card too many times.  As it appears now, he's a two faced liar and after all these years I really hope that it's NOT true.
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[Jeanine] Wednesday, July 23, 2008 11:12:17 PM 
Well, this is what I think, it does seem like a huge soap opera which has gotten ridiculous, but, I don't completely blame Brett for it.  It is Brett and Ted Thompson.  Whatever happens to Brett I will be ok with it.   If he stays retired, so it shall be but today I did hear 8 teams may have an interest in him, Tampa in particular.  I will watch him in another uniform and I wish the Packers well with Aaron Rodgers.  If Brett stays retired, good for his family.  You can't blame a guy for trying (to come back). This would be his last chance to do so, so maybe this is his last hurrah so to speak.  I still love him.
[TIMBONI] Wednesday, July 23, 2008 12:57:53 PM 
It just keeps getting dumber :

MILWAUKEE (Ticker) - Brett Favre knows how to call an audible. A phone call could be another matter.

Favre made “repeated” calls to a pair of Minnesota Vikings coaches using a cell phone issued by the Green Bay Packers, according to a story in Tuesday’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Citing sources, the newspaper reported that the nine-time Pro Bowl quarterback made numerous calls to both Vikings coach Brad Childress and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell.

Green Bay officials learned of the phone calls by checking the phone records, according to the Journal Sentinel.

[TIMBONI] Tuesday, July 22, 2008 10:14:01 PM 
Um  .  .  .  I didn't exactly enjoy the   .  .  .  pass interference, lack of "in the grasp call", another need for a New York team to win   .  .  .  result of the Super Bowl either.  It must be odd to have a generational quarterback, but that's kind of what I'm talking about.  If the Pack doesn't think change, they are going to get left behind for another generation.  I think it's almost disgraceful that Brett would not consider staying in a backup role.  If he truly cares about the team and the city they way he claims, he should want nothing more than to advance the future of the team that gave him everything he has today.
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[Jeanine] Tuesday, July 22, 2008 10:03:35 PM 
I can understand what you are saying but really it had been the media hounding him about retirement. They always brought it up to him in interviews and I always thought it was unfair of them to do so.  I am not sure what will happen though it looks as if he will not return as the QB for Green Bay.  I will always love the guy, I mean we were one play away from the Superbowl last year.  I am just glad the team that beat us went all the way (sorry Healer!), it just made the Packers look better.  My oldest son is 16 and Brett was QB for Green Bay for 16 years.  He will just always be special to me (my son and Brett - LOL). 
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[TIMBONI] Tuesday, July 22, 2008 9:08:13 PM 
You'd probably know more about that than I would, but without having the "local info" it looks like a scam gone bad.  Not to mention that Brett has been pulling at the public's hearts for years with talk of retirement.  Management probably just got tired of playing the game and at his age they have to move on some time or it will be another 20 years before the Packers are good again.  They suffered from the 60's until the 90's.  I don't think they want another drought like that again.
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[Jeanine] Tuesday, July 22, 2008 6:30:52 PM 
I don't know Tim, I think Ted Thompson had it in for Brett since day one.  I hate that guy. 
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[Return_of_Darth_Painkiller_0870] Tuesday, July 22, 2008 4:01:53 AM 

The Hockey News names Flyers' Stevens coach of year

There was a time during the hockey season when John Stevens' ability to coach the Flyers to the playoffs was questioned. It was in the middle of a losing streak, when the Flyers fell from the top of the division and, seemingly, out of playoff contention.

But Stevens stood behind his team and his staff, and yesterday, Stevens was honored by The Hockey News, which named him coach of the year for leading the Flyers from the bottom of the league to the Eastern Conference finals in one season.

"[Stevens] is the coach that we deemed did the best job in the regular season and postseason," Hockey News editor Jason Kay said yesterday. "John did a great job in leading a great turnaround, but also the style that he employs, such a calm demeanor behind the bench, is an example of his leadership.

"The way that he carries himself showed with the product on the ice, particularly in the playoffs, the way that team stuck together and held together when a lot of people didn't anticipate they would do as well."

In his typical out-of-the-limelight style, Stevens refused to accept the award as an individual honor.

"To me, this is more of an organizational award than a coaching award," Stevens said. "I think that it's a reflection of all the good things done from [general manager Paul Holmgren] down to the players. The honor was given to me, but in my mind it should be given to the entire organization for all the work that everyone has done."

Team chairman Ed Snider and Holmgren did not agree.

"There was a lot of pressure on John and his staff coming into this season," Snider said. "It's truly remarkable what he was able to accomplish, taking us from last place a season ago into the Eastern Conference finals. Our entire organization is extremely proud of all that John and his team accomplished this year."

"John did an exceptional job in his first full season as a head coach in the NHL and of our hockey club," Holmgren added. "He is very deserving of this award." *

[TIMBONI] Monday, July 21, 2008 9:31:09 PM 
Now that things have developed, I think he tried to pull a "Junior Seau".  He had talked with the Vikings.  He "retires". Then he comes back after the Packers have moved on.  Pulls on the heart strings of the public for the Packers to release him so he can play.  One problem  .  .  .  we all know about the conversation with the Vikings and he's not at the end of his contract like Junior was.
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[Soylentgreen4u] Sunday, July 13, 2008 12:34:45 AM 

WOULD HAVE TO SOMEWHAT AGREE WITH YOUR ASSESSMENT OF THIS...I LIKE FOOTBALL,I POSITIVELY LOVE OUR C.F.L. UP HERE (A GREAT GAME CANADA'S LITTLE SECRET)....BUT YES,IT SEEMS TO ME HE'S TRYING TO EMBARRASS THE ORGANIZATION WITH THIS ATTEMPTED COMEBACK OF HIS. WE SEE AN AWFUL LOT OF THIS KIND OF CRAP IN THE N.F.L.,PLAYERS MAKING TEAMS JUMP THROUGH HOOPS FOR THEM,OR IN THIS CASE TRYING TO MAKE THEM LOOK BAD....WHAT WAS WITH ALL THE CRYING AND EVERYTHING AT HIS RETIREMENT PRESS GATHERING ....AND THEN TO COME BACK AND PULL THIS HORSESHIT?....GO AWAY!


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