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Jettero2112

  • joined Mar 16, 2008
  • last login Jul 23, 2014
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Die hard sports fan since 1964

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Best, Worst gqames of '08

Here's an article from Jason Cole at Yahoo Sports picking the best and worst games of the '08 season.  Guess what.  Lions are listed as 3 of the worst games.  Here they are:Week 1 against Atlanta ...

Thunder Over Louisville fireworks display. What a friggin' show! This is from down the strret from our house. We walked down for the fireworks, which lasted about 30 minutes. Largest fireworks display in the world and it happens every year here as the

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Thunder Over Louisville fireworks display. What a friggin' show! This is from down the strret from our house. We walked down for the fireworks, which lasted about 30 minutes. Largest fireworks display in the world and it happens every year here as the kick-off for the Kentucky Derby Festival. if you've never been, highly recommended.

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Verducci picks Tigers over Cubs in World Series

Verducci just came out with his season forecast and is picking Detroit to win over the Cubs in the WS. We also goes on to say that a couple GM's don't think the (hated) Yankees will even make the...

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Cubs Calculus

So, just how much are our beloved Cubs worth? Here's an interesting article from Portfolio.com. A back-of-the-napkin analysis of how much investors might be willing to pay for Chicago's beloved...

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Marinelli must Buc this trend

Here's a nice article from Rob Parker of The Detroit News. The Lions are falling into a pattern of reaching into Marinelli's past and getting former Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here is the link to the...

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FINALLY got my new plate

Just thought I would share on a slow day.  I just got the new plate for my car.  I've been trying to get this one since I moved from Michigan and had to get rid of my Cubs plate from there.  Took...

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Lions Team Report

When the Lions introduced Jim Colletto as their new offensive coordinator, it quickly became clear that they were distancing themselves from Mike Martz and his methods. Colletto said things like...

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Cedeno contributes to VWL title

Ronny Cedeno, playing for the Aragua Tigres, helped them to capture their second straight Venezuelan Winter League championship and is playing next in the Caribbean World Series. Cedeno and Braves...

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New Lions offensive coordinator preaches balanced attack

Lions coach Rod Marinelli introduced two newly promoted assistants -- offensive coordinator Jim Colletto and assistant head coach/passing game coordinator Kippy Brown -- and the trio made it clear...

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First spring training trip

A friend and I are looking to make our first trip to spring training this year.  It's going to be a weekend trip, most likely 3/20-3/23.  As we've never been, I have some questions I had hoped some...

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For those with kids in the Chicago area

High school baseball players who want to polish their hitting and fielding skills can pick up a few pointers from Cubs shortstop Ryan Theriot in January.Here's the link.They should have one for us...

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Josh Hamilton?

Jerry Crasnick mentioned in the live blog on ESPN that the Reds are looking for pitching but doubted that Sean Marshall would be enough to get Hamilton and that other options for the Reds with...

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Boston Globe: A would-be reliever in Wood

The Boston Globe is reporting that if the Cubs can't work out a deal with Kerry Wood, Boston might be interested.The blurb from the Globe is here.I certainly hope the Cubs are able to sign him, and...

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Joe Nuxhall, Reds broadcaster and baseball's youngest player, dies

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer November 16, 2007CINCINNATI (AP) -- Joe Nuxhall, who was the youngest player in major league history and the beloved "old left-hander" on Cincinnati Reds radio...

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San Diego Padres ace Jake Peavy wins NL Cy Young Award in unanimous vote

By MIKE FITZPATRICK, AP Baseball Writer November 15, 2007NEW YORK (AP) -- Jake Peavy was a unanimous winner of the NL Cy Young Award on Thursday after leading the league in wins, ERA and strikeouts...

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A little light reading from SB Nation site 'Bucs Dugout'

They're also rumormongering about the possibility of the Cubs signing Kaz Mastui to a three year deal, about possibly acquiring Fukudome and Carl Crawford and the possibility of the Cubs making a...

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Lou wants athletic outfield

Here is another rumor from Fan Nation.  Sounds like Soriano in left field, Pie in center field and whomever they get (Fukudome) in right field.  Lou seems to really like Pie anyway as he is a very...

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Lions bear down

By Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports November 8, 2007ALLEN PARK, Mich. - It was a sure-fire way to draw a crowd because, really, who doesn't want to see some fool mauled by a bear?It was the cheesiest of...

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OTD: How to get my sports scores

Weird, weird Sunday for me.  So, I'm sitting at home watching my Lions take it to Da Bears (for the 2nd time this season).  Great game!  As it's finishing up, I'm walking to my kitchen.  The next...

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From the late, great Johnny Hart

My Dad (unfortunately a Red's fan) sent me this comic strip from the late, great Johnny Hart a long time ago.  I've had it hanging on my office wall ever since.  I root, root, root for my Cubbies...

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Meet and greet in Cincy

Is anyone who will be at the Sunday game interested in hooking up for a BCB meet?  Unfortunately, that'll be the only game of the three I'll be able to attend so i thought I'd mention that date...

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Lion's courage

By Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports September 20, 2007ALLEN PARK, Mich. - The quarterback was once 12th string in college. Yes, 12th. And it wasn't like Jon Kitna went to Southern California. Try Central...

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Pennant race still fires up mellower Piniella

By Jerry Crasnick ESPN.comLou Piniella keeps track of his sleep habits when he's not monitoring the National League Central standings, and he can attest that he's woken up at 4 a.m. this season...

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A conversation with Roy Williams

Tuesday conversation: Roy Williams By Charles Robinson, Yahoo! Sports September 18, 2007One season removed from his first Pro Bowl appearance, Detroit Lions wide receiver Roy Williams has firmly...

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Cubs option Cedeno, designate Hill

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs optioned infielder Ronny Cedeno to Triple-A Iowa and designated catcher Koyie Hill for assignment after Monday's 6-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.The Cubs are...

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Lions DT Shaun Rogers set to practice for 1st time in camp

By LARRY LAGE, AP Sports Writer August 20, 2007DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Lions activated Shaun Rogers from the physically unable-to-perform list Monday, making one of their best players eligible...

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Lions' Martz: Kevin Jones will be ready for opener

Mike O'Hara / The Detroit NewsALLEN PARK -- Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Mike Martz is expecting injured tailback Kevin Jones to return by the start of the regular season.The prognosis for...

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Picard to IR, sign Knorr

August 15, 2007ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions placed backup fullback Alan Picard on injured reserve and signed punter Micah Knorr.Picard signed with the Lions as a free agent July 30....

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Is This a Great Game, or What?

For those who enjoy a good read, I just finished Tim Kurkjian's new book, Is This A Great Game, or What? : From A-Rod's Heart to Zim's Head--My 25 Years in Baseball.

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Cubs Interested In Gerald Laird?

According to Will Carroll of Baseball Prospectus, the Cubs have asked for their scouts' evaluation of Texas catcher Gerald Laird.  Laird, 27, has been a disappointment at the plate this year...

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