Homer_j

Homer J.

  • joined Dec 17, 2008
  • last login Aug 21, 2014
  • posts 91
  • comments 4309

Born and raised in the 'burgh. Lived in DC since 1978. Bleed Black and Gold.
Mike Tomlin knows much more about football than I do. But I saw the Immaculate Reception live, and he didn't.

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  • MLB Washington Nationals
  • NFL Pittsburgh Steelers
  • NCAAF Navy Midshipmen
  • NCAAB Pittsburgh Panthers
  • NHL Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Golf Tiger's wife's short iron game
  • NASCAR Ricky Bobby
  • Soccer Bayern Munich
  • General Brisbane Lions Aussie Rules
  • Fantasy The Washington Generals (they're due)
  • Winter Olympics Saudi Women's Figure Stakers
  • FIFA USA! USA! USA!
  • Wrestling The Fabuous Kangaroos!
  • Summer Olympics Reggie "Crusher" Lisowski (Homer's All-time hero)
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Greatest name in sports history is now behind bars

If you thought the Cam Newton saga was something, looky what just popped up on the crime blotter down at Auburn today. And check out the greatest name in sports.....

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PG: LeBeau to sign one year contract

Not that it comes as any surprise to anyone at BTSC....

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Off-season police blotter

  So I wake up late this morning and turn on the radio to learn that Washington Redskins nose tackle and all around good citizen Albert Haynesworth turned himself into the police today in...

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Steelers are 30 days behind in draft preparation....

That was what Mike Tomlin said so famously after beating the Cardinals in the Super Bowl, and that's the same situation now. But the past thirty days have help put the team's strengths and...

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NFL Net Report: LeBeau May Leave Steelers

Well, folks, it certainly is the Silly Season. Two weeks of air time to fill up between the conference championships and the Super Bowl. But the report that I saw and heard yesterday really took...

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22

Five observations including props for Arians

1) Some people are saying Troy played a disappointing game. Well, he whiffed at a couple of tackles, but we've seen that before. The important thing to remember is that LeBeau's defensive scheme...

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OT: Family Guy and Aussie Footy Sex Scandal

1) Was it just me, or did the Patriots' Dan Connolly remind anyone else of Peter Griffin from the Family Guy as he took that kickoff and rumbled, bumbled, and stumbled 71 yards to the four yard...

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12

Macho Harris?

I see the injury-depleted Washington Redskins just signed some guy named Macho Harris. The Steelers had Tuff Harris on their PS for part of last season. "Bomber" Harris is one of my historical...

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It feels so gooood.....the morning after.....

With an obvious tip of the hat to Robert Browning, this bit of poetry to celebrate a bright autumn morning, which sees the Black and Gold atop the division and saw the Cleve Sandlotters sucking up...

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It's Chilly Billy Day in the 'burgh (OT)

For those of you who grew up in the 'burgh and moved away, raise your glass tonight in a toast to Chilly Billy Cardille.  In the rarest of honors, the City of Pittsburgh, and his hometown of...

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22

Steelers dump Ben, Skippy, Deebo as Captains

ESPN and the wire services are making a big deal about the fact that the Steelers have chosen their captains for the coming year, and Ben is not among them. I think there's a lot more to the story...

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Tomlin names Dixon to start against Atlanta

Ed Bouchette reports in the Post-Gazette this afternoon that Dennis Dixon will be behind Maukrice Pouncey when the Steelers open against Atlanta at Heinz Field.  Bouchette's source: Coach Mike...

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Pouncey practicing with starters

Ed Bouchette in the Post-Gazette is reporting that Maukrice Pouncey practiced this afternoon at Center with the first team. He looked good on the teevee Saturday night, and I saw something this...

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Anybody wanna trade up to the Fourth Pick?

The Redskins - those geniuses who traded a second round pick for Jason Taylor (who played five games for them) - have now traded a second round pick this year and a third or fourth round pick next...

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LARRY FOOTE COMING TO PITTSBURGH MONDAY

Gary Dulac of the Post-Gazette reports Inside linebacker Larry Foote will visit the Steelers offices Monday and, if he passes a physical, Foote could reach an agreement to rejoin the Black and...

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All-name and All-nickname Football Team

Okay, gang. Let's try to put together the most fearsome and talented team ever, based on names and nicknames alone. This team would feature players whose names and/or nicknames would indicate how...

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12

Congrats to Bill Nunn

One of the builders of the original Steel Curtain receives a high honor tonight. He's a man well-known and loved in the Black community and among insiders in Steeler Nation. And he's not well known...

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120

I be lovin' me some Jets for now.....

Tell me your thoughts when you saw them go for it on fourth and one with one minute to go and the game on the line. Everybody from Coronado Island to Montauk F. Point KNEW they were going to run...

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How about a second Coach Dad?

Assuming that the rumors about Arians being shown the door are true, let's talk about an opportunity to upgrade the offensive line by bringing in the best damn offensive line coach who ever lived. ...

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5

16 inches of snow in DC. I'm starving after watching the late games...

nearly all the restaurants in my ’hood are closed. When I take the dog out for a quick wiz, I notice the Kosher place is open. So I take Katie back inside, and go over to the restaurant for some...

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Why Ziggy Hood is Pledge Class President

Ziggy Hood's comments after the game, as quoted in the Post-Gazette this morning speak volumes about him, about the Steeler team, about the Steeler organization, and about Steeler Nation. Z...

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11

Denver game: Rookie-palooza

Now that Kirschke is out for the Denver game, it looks like the Steelers are down to their third-string defensive end, and it also means we're going to see a lot of two rookie defensive ends. Not...

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Anthony Madison???

The biggest regression this season has been kickoff coverage, and Stefan Logan hasn't exactly been the best gunner we've ever seen. The Cleveland Browns have just waived Anthony Madison, who was a...

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8

Redzone, the Channel....

Blitz mentioned that the Redzone Channel is sponsoring BTSC for the rest of the season. This past Sunday, with the Steelers on the night game, I had a chance to watch a free sample of Redzone.

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Polamalu: Not just good news....GREAT news

Polamalu just told the Pittsburgh media – within the hour – that he will NOT need surgery, and will be back in three to six weeks. That all he needs for now is rest. He said that for an injury like...

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Ziggy for Pledge Class President?

  Most NFL franchises are businesses, some are teams. But the Steelers, at least this year, seem more like a fraternity. Those who were drafted - or signed as UDFA's (or FA's) - have been...

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Breaking News: Ambassador Dan Rooney

It is St Patrick's Day, and - at this hour - President O'bama, wearing a green tie, is meeting at the White House with Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen. It is the traditional holiday meeting...

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Dixon sounds like a 'burgh guy

This was on the Steelers' website....and, as the brother of a man with Downs Syndrome...I am impressed that Dennis Dixon would do such a thing. I remember the day Franco and Rocky visted St...

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Why NOT to panic....

  So everybody had their breath taken away by Redskins owner Danny Snyder's hundred million dollar contract to Albert (Twelve games a year) Haynesworth.  OOOH! Well, now the Boy Billionaire (as...

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Hometown Discount?

 Free agents get to choose where they play. The Steelers are the Champs. They are a model franchise. They have the most respected ownership in the league, maybe in all of sports. They have a...

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