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Andrew Beck

  • joined Apr 18, 2008
  • last login Aug 27, 2014
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Fulham FC, Sounders FC, Gorilla FC, American Outlaw, Bursaspor, FC St. Pauli, Seattle Mariners, Advanced Baseball Stats, Bleeding Heart Libertarian

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Seattle Mariners
  • NBA Dallas Mavericks
  • NFL Seattle Seahawks
  • NCAAF Oklahoma Sooners
  • NCAAB Oklahoma Sooners
  • EPL Fulham
  • MLS Seattle Sounders
  • FIFA USA
Recent Activity
Cardiff changed their colors to red and made their crest into a dragon.
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Goodbye Landon Donovan on Aug 27 2014, 7:10p - 1 reply
No one was willing to offer what we did, in a market he'd play in
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Goodbye Landon Donovan on Aug 27 2014, 7:10p
The study was done using multiple years worth of data in Brazil's Serie A
Commented on Sounders at Portland, player ratings on Aug 27 2014, 4:16p
I'm sure it will sell well in Asia
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Goodbye Landon Donovan on Aug 27 2014, 4:04p - 1 reply
I couldn't agree more
Commented on We aren't the only ones who see the quality of our youth: Patrick Roberts and George Williams receive call ups on Aug 27 2014, 3:57p
Or the NBA scuttling the Chris Paul to Lakers trade.
Commented on I am Bruce Arena and you are too on Aug 27 2014, 10:55a - 1 reply
You're forgetting the Donovan Friendly the same day as Vancouver
Commented on State of the MLS Run In: 9 Weeks to Go on Aug 27 2014, 10:52a - 1 reply
We aren't the only ones who see the quality of our youth: Patrick Roberts and George Williams receive call ups
Posted on Aug 27 2014, 10:29a
Highlights of Fulham 1-0 Brentford in two minutes
Posted on Aug 27 2014, 9:50a
What's up with Mitroglou?
Posted on Aug 27 2014, 9:34a
Felix Magath talks about Riise and Burn
Posted on Aug 27 2014, 9:31a
What it's like to follow a team you can't watch
Posted on Aug 26 2014, 5:49p
I thought his hold up play was amazing
Commented on Sounders at Portland, player ratings on Aug 26 2014, 5:35p - 1 reply
Ross McCormack song, now in full
Posted on Aug 26 2014, 4:54p
Ross McCormack cost more than your ground
Posted on Aug 26 2014, 4:31p
Pass completion is almost totally a function of how difficult the passes are
Commented on Sounders at Portland, player ratings on Aug 26 2014, 4:19p - 2 replies
Is Felix just trolling us with Fotheringham?
Posted on Aug 26 2014, 4:17p
He's stuck doing EPL now
Commented on Sounders crush Portland - The Hydra is back on Aug 26 2014, 3:45p - 1 reply
Well Sacha made it known that he was only going to play in LA
Commented on I am Bruce Arena and you are too on Aug 26 2014, 3:39p - 2 replies
After selling Gonzalez, they're sitting on a ton of AM
Commented on Sounders at Portland, player ratings on Aug 26 2014, 3:06p - 1 reply
They also just sold their best CB, why would they trade their other?
Commented on Sounders at Portland, player ratings on Aug 26 2014, 2:58p - 1 reply
Neagle also drew what probably should have been a penalty.
Commented on Sounders at Portland, player ratings on Aug 26 2014, 2:46p - 2 replies
All of VOX is having issues. They're working on it.
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Everyone Loves Oba on Aug 26 2014, 2:44p
Most incoming players do have that power
Commented on I am Bruce Arena and you are too on Aug 26 2014, 2:37p - 2 replies
Not legally
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Everyone Loves Oba on Aug 26 2014, 1:07p
You are correct
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Everyone Loves Oba on Aug 26 2014, 10:49a - 2 replies
Can a rivalry exist with fifteen years between matches? Three questions about Brentford FC with Beesotted
Posted on Aug 26 2014, 8:00a
I'm sure Sigi, Adrian, Clint, Geoff Cameron, Guzan, Howard, and Jurgen will all write for Yedlin
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Here Comes Jermaine Jones on Aug 25 2014, 5:30p - 2 replies
I find ESPN better than NBC
Commented on Sounders crush Portland - The Hydra is back on Aug 25 2014, 4:38p - 2 replies
If it's not us, I want it to come from the East
Commented on Sounders crush Portland - The Hydra is back on Aug 25 2014, 2:49p
I'd argue that this SJ team is more dangerous for Portland
Commented on Sounders crush Portland - The Hydra is back on Aug 25 2014, 2:42p - 1 reply
I had to look back because I couldn't remember the shot locations
Commented on Sounders crush Portland - The Hydra is back on Aug 25 2014, 2:40p
He can go over there as soon as the season is over and start training
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Here Comes Jermaine Jones on Aug 25 2014, 2:28p - 1 reply
It depends on the model
Commented on Sounders crush Portland - The Hydra is back on Aug 25 2014, 2:28p - 1 reply
I don't think most xG models care about blocked shots
Commented on Sounders crush Portland - The Hydra is back on Aug 25 2014, 2:10p - 1 reply
Has more caps, but also 3+ years older.
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Here Comes Jermaine Jones on Aug 25 2014, 1:30p - 1 reply
Stats do tend to change a bit in non even game states
Commented on Sounders crush Portland - The Hydra is back on Aug 25 2014, 1:27p - 1 reply
Vancouver is still the favorite
Commented on Sounders crush Portland - The Hydra is back on Aug 25 2014, 11:27a - 1 reply
Well, I would have picked Colorado earlier
Commented on Sounders crush Portland - The Hydra is back on Aug 25 2014, 11:18a - 1 reply
Doesn't the ice bucket challenge require ice in the bucket?
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Here Comes Jermaine Jones on Aug 25 2014, 10:23a - 1 reply
I'm not sure that CB is that dire, especially going forward
Commented on Sounders may have tried to sign ex-QPR center back on Aug 22 2014, 5:39p - 2 replies
I can't name another MLS team that has four great players on the backline, everyone has flaws somewhere.
Commented on Sounders v San Jose, player ratings on Aug 22 2014, 4:55p - 1 reply
This guy was a CB
Commented on Sounders may have tried to sign ex-QPR center back on Aug 22 2014, 4:25p
Only because they didn't have any healthy wingbacks
Commented on Lack of attacking width is becoming a serious problem for the Sounders on Aug 22 2014, 4:19p
That's also the point I'm trying to make
Commented on Sounders v San Jose, player ratings on Aug 22 2014, 4:17p
The idea behind the wisdom of crowds is that if you get enough people doing it, the median starts to become worth while
Commented on Sounders v San Jose, player ratings on Aug 22 2014, 4:16p - 1 reply
I hate bring that up, but it's results based analysis
Commented on Sounders v San Jose, player ratings on Aug 22 2014, 4:11p
To be fair, I'd rather him playoff and give up a cross than get beat off the dribble or foul
Commented on Sounders v San Jose, player ratings on Aug 22 2014, 4:09p - 1 reply
It may be something that he's coached to do
Commented on Sounders v San Jose, player ratings on Aug 22 2014, 3:56p - 1 reply
I understand marking Yedlin down
Commented on Sounders v San Jose, player ratings on Aug 22 2014, 3:55p - 1 reply
Well, that cross wasn't the most dangerous of the night
Commented on Sounders v San Jose, player ratings on Aug 22 2014, 3:44p - 1 reply
The problem is that when he cuts in, the ball is going to be on his left foot, his much weaker foot
Commented on Lack of attacking width is becoming a serious problem for the Sounders on Aug 22 2014, 2:40p - 1 reply
Sure you may have thought it was bad at the time, but if the ball doesn't go in, you most likely forget it
Commented on Sounders v San Jose, player ratings on Aug 22 2014, 2:40p - 1 reply
You've seen a team go 90 minutes without getting a cross off?
Commented on Sounders v San Jose, player ratings on Aug 22 2014, 2:38p - 2 replies
You can't keep a team from playing any dangerous balls over 90 minutes
Commented on Sounders v San Jose, player ratings on Aug 22 2014, 12:28p - 2 replies
And if Rose clears the cross, Frei stops the shot, or Wondo shoots like he's playing Brazil, you never remember that play happened with Yedlin
Commented on Sounders v San Jose, player ratings on Aug 22 2014, 12:14p - 2 replies
If Kempin is better KC is a poor judge of talent since he's third on the depth chart
Commented on Sounders vs. Earthquakes: Disappointing draw leaves Seattle in tie for first on Aug 22 2014, 12:07p - 1 reply
I'm not sure he is
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Say it ain't so, Mauro! on Aug 22 2014, 11:04a
If that happens, expect a shitstorm
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Say it ain't so, Mauro! on Aug 22 2014, 11:03a - 1 reply
Previewing Fulham at Derby County: three questions with Rams Corner
Posted on Aug 22 2014, 9:01a
KC has a better goal keeper?
Commented on Sounders vs. Earthquakes: Disappointing draw leaves Seattle in tie for first on Aug 21 2014, 5:41p - 1 reply
I'm a Mariners fan, but not really a Hawks fan
Commented on Adrian Hanauer 'frustrated and angered' by state of CenturyLink pitch on Aug 20 2014, 6:43p - 1 reply
How soon you forget
Commented on San Jose Scouting Report: So Much For Heritage on Aug 20 2014, 5:08p - 2 replies
Safeco isn't set up as well for that
Commented on Adrian Hanauer 'frustrated and angered' by state of CenturyLink pitch on Aug 20 2014, 9:39a
Then you just have to take it to a coinstar to get an Amazon gift card
Commented on Adrian Hanauer 'frustrated and angered' by state of CenturyLink pitch on Aug 20 2014, 9:38a
It's a double edged sword. Even just 10 years ago having the ability to watch a game just 24 hours later would be amazing
Commented on Fulham come up short; lose 1-0 to Millwall on Aug 19 2014, 8:10p - 1 reply
Uni is something you only want to eat at the freshest of places
Commented on Sounders include CONCACAF Champions League matches in season-ticket package on Aug 19 2014, 7:56p
He doesn't want to play in MLS
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Cameron Wants to Leave Stoke on Aug 19 2014, 7:16p
I'd much rather have my money until they need it
Commented on Sounders include CONCACAF Champions League matches in season-ticket package on Aug 19 2014, 5:28p - 1 reply
I don't think he'd be worth it
Commented on Major Link Soccer: Cameron Wants to Leave Stoke on Aug 19 2014, 5:02p - 1 reply
But that's irrelevant in terms of the value of my ticket
Commented on Sounders include CONCACAF Champions League matches in season-ticket package on Aug 19 2014, 4:55p
With the limited supply, there's always demand for my tickets
Commented on Sounders include CONCACAF Champions League matches in season-ticket package on Aug 19 2014, 4:46p - 1 reply
The main reason not to is it would devalue season tickets
Commented on Sounders include CONCACAF Champions League matches in season-ticket package on Aug 19 2014, 3:30p - 1 reply
It didn't seem like there was 20k there for the early games
Commented on Sounders include CONCACAF Champions League matches in season-ticket package on Aug 19 2014, 3:24p - 2 replies
There's not a lot to be gained from advertising for individual matches
Commented on Sounders include CONCACAF Champions League matches in season-ticket package on Aug 19 2014, 3:18p - 1 reply
Paid attendance will be closer to 40k
Commented on Sounders include CONCACAF Champions League matches in season-ticket package on Aug 19 2014, 3:16p - 3 replies
My guess is it's still closer to 20K than it is to 40K
Commented on Sounders include CONCACAF Champions League matches in season-ticket package on Aug 19 2014, 3:06p - 1 reply
I think there's too much money to be made doing that
Commented on Adrian Hanauer 'frustrated and angered' by state of CenturyLink pitch on Aug 19 2014, 2:49p - 2 replies
It certainly doesn't help
Commented on Adrian Hanauer 'frustrated and angered' by state of CenturyLink pitch on Aug 19 2014, 2:46p - 1 reply
I still contend that he took the highest reward option he had
Commented on Sounders at Salt Lake player ratings on Aug 19 2014, 2:31p
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