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by SGreenwell
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Projo Fairness
Replies: 78
Views: 1830

Re: Projo Fairness

Like it or not, part of Koch's job is to be a mouth piece/cheerleader for the program and to do his best to show it in a good light. He instead chooses to be a condescending, pompous prick and harp on non stories to bash our fan base. You really cant see how that is holding back any efforts to grow...
by SGreenwell
1 week ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Local Microbreweries
Replies: 140
Views: 7062

Re: Local Microbreweries

anyone tried Shaidzon yet? We were hoping to go Saturday - heading down south for a holiday party - but it's looking unlikely now with the weather. I did go to the new Proclamation space, and they've scaled up quite a bit. They need some more furniture, but because it's only about a mile from my pl...
by SGreenwell
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 271
Views: 12150

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Those Davis trade rumors just seem like the usual sports radio insanity to fill up airtime. The Pelicans are currently fifth in the west, 8-6. They're not trading Davis unless they start losing a shitload of games. I think the Celtics are probably playing a bit over their heads right now, but hey, a...
by SGreenwell
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 271
Views: 12150

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Another really good win. Stevens wrings the most out of various players pretty impressively.
by SGreenwell
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/10 | UNC Asheville Bulldogs | 7:30PM (NIT Season Tip-Off)
Replies: 243
Views: 6527

Re: 11/10 | UNC Asheville Bulldogs | 7:30PM (NIT Season Tip-Off)

To me Layssard looked like he belonged on the court. He only played 5 minutes but he hustled up the court, grabbed an impressive 4 rebounds in his short time, hit his FG attempt and went 1-2 on FTs for 3 points. In a 40 minute game that equates to 24 points and 32 rebounds :lol: :lol: Unfortunately...
by SGreenwell
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: NY Giants
Replies: 111
Views: 4351

Re: NY Giants

I'm surprised they're still employing McAdoo, since the team hasn't shown much of a pulse. Without OBJ to bail them out by turning 7-yard slants into 77-yard touchdowns, the offense looks pretty, pretty, pretty bad, and I think it's hard for any defense to stay motivated if they know they essentiall...
by SGreenwell
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 271
Views: 12150

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Did anyone know Kyrie Irving had defensive skills before coming to Boston? Top of the league for steals right now He's played pretty decent defense in the finals and playoffs, so I had always assumed it was an effort / coasting thing, like the Cavs typically do in the regular season. Their swoon th...
by SGreenwell
2 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 22796

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

To piggyback on RJ's point - I think the Sox have won or tied most of these trades so far that DD have done, even though I think they overpaid for most of the guys they acquired. Eventually though, they're probably going to see their 'luck' reverse.
by SGreenwell
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 900
Views: 45112

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

rambone 78 wrote:
TruePoint wrote:
Billyboy78 wrote:Is work an excuse?


What about a newborn? Looks like I'll be missing my first home opener since I was in high school this year because TPIII is going to be arriving around that time.


Busy, busy......

Doing his best to contribute to Rhody's starting five in 2035.
by SGreenwell
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 21249

Re: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved

I'm guessing they settle this somehow before any trial. I've been the court reporter in Newport for more than a year now, and I think they've probably had less than 10 actual criminal trials in that time frame. So, that's a safe assumption. Usually for something like this, unless someone has a bunc...
by SGreenwell
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges
Replies: 166
Views: 5113

Re: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges

FWIW, Kate Howard - formerly of The Newport Daily News and now of the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting - has been on a team looking into Louisville for years now. Perhaps not surprisingly, the whole school seemingly has some issues, not just the basketball team. One of her more recent pie...
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: The Patriot Way
Replies: 435
Views: 22725

Re: The Patriot Way

Both interceptions were on penalty plays. Fortunately, Brady knows the rules better than the refs. I think every game is going to be a struggle. It seems like half of the team showed up for training camp on the IR. Injuries are going to hurt this team this year. How many games willl they get from G...
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: The Patriot Way
Replies: 435
Views: 22725

Re: The Patriot Way

rambone 78 wrote:Brady threw 2 picks that were nullified by penalties.....

To be fair to him, it seemed like he knew the penalties were on the Saints both plays, and tried to force a big play on a "free" play. At least, that's how it seemed from the radio broadcast.
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 138
Views: 8830

Re: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (Offer)

Surfri72 wrote:He committed today

Yeah but how did his visit go??? :)
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League
Replies: 76
Views: 2331

Re: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League

Thanks for 1 fucking point today, Andy Dalton. Yikes.
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League
Replies: 76
Views: 2331

Re: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League

I need keepers from the following 4 people before the draft: ATPTourFan SGreenwell Rhody Guy Running Ram please PM me your keeper so I can put it in, if anyone else would like to change their keeper you can PM me that as well Shoot, forgot to set it! I'll take Davante Adams, 16th round, as my keeper.
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: WBRU to be sold
Replies: 23
Views: 1234

Re: WBRU to be sold

I also read about Brown offering that loan, which was probably low or no interest. Interesting, but I wonder how deep in the red WBRU was already; I haven't seen that listed anywhere. Presumably, the university probably recognized (correctly) that the station had a lot of value to them, and it was b...
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League
Replies: 76
Views: 2331

Re: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League

60 to 90 seconds works for me. I had a draft last night with 2 minute intervals, and yeah, it feels like forever. 12 team, started at 8:30, over around 10.
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League
Replies: 76
Views: 2331

Re: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League

UCH21377 wrote:Preferably 8 but can do 9 also

Same here.
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Mayweather-Mcgregor
Replies: 19
Views: 535

Re: Mayweather-Mcgregor

With all the hand-wringing about concussions in sports these days you have to wonder about boxing and MMA sports. Looking at it as a non-fan of the genre....I think it should not be a sport....I know I am a voice in the sports-fan wilderness on this... IIRC, and oddly, I think boxers have less dama...
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Mayweather-Mcgregor
Replies: 19
Views: 535

Re: Mayweather-Mcgregor

Agreed, Rod. Can't wait for GGG-Canelo. Canelo is my guy so I am hoping he can get it done. That'll be a war. I actually think this McGregor-Mayweather fight was horrible for boxing. It made it look like some dude who has never boxed in his life could get in the ring and last 10 rounds with a guy w...
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 22796

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

re: Stanton, I just kind of assume that the trades talks are all speculative, like the lazy ones last year that ESPN hyped incessantly for Trout. The Marlins have new owners, and they're no longer run by that ass clown Loria. I doubt Stanton is available unless the situation has deteriorated so much...
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 198
Views: 9568

Re: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris (Offer)

Not sure what to say about this one. He is not rated by any sites. Remember, he will be the replacement for EC, Jared and Stan who were all 4* recruits. It doesn't add up for me. Those three have pretty different skillsets though. You don't want three ECs, or three Jareds, or three Stans, probably....
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 198
Views: 9568

Re: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris (Offer)

Not sure what to say about this one. He is not rated by any sites. Remember, he will be the replacement for EC, Jared and Stan who were all 4* recruits. It doesn't add up for me. Those three have pretty different skillsets though. You don't want three ECs, or three Jareds, or three Stans, probably....
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League
Replies: 76
Views: 2331

Re: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League

Monday works good for me. Sunday I have another draft, and Saturday, I have an event that night with my girlfriend, so I'd probably be autodrafting those nights. So, Friday would be my second choice.
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 271
Views: 12150

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Big and huge. Hate giving up BK pick but we are better today than we were yesterday. Is it weird that that part made me the most nervous too? haha. Thomas' hip injury scares the hell out of me, so I'm happy dealing him while he's still at peak value, and before the Celtics had to make a decision ab...
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Pawsox Sold, Potentially Moving
Replies: 308
Views: 20183

Re: Pawsox Sold, Potentially Moving

I see the issues with the funding aspects, although they have been transparent and created some interesting diagrams showing who pays what, and about the possible return on investment. Everything in life is a risk, but it just seems like a good enough deal to me. I just wish people would stop seein...
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Pawsox Sold, Potentially Moving
Replies: 308
Views: 20183

Re: Pawsox Sold, Potentially Moving

I am so sick and tired of "what do we need that for" every time there potential development or change in this state, completely insane. While Massachusetts continues to suck us dry. Take the p Bruins while you're at it. Then the dunk would close. I'm sick and tired of billionaire sports t...
by SGreenwell
4 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League
Replies: 76
Views: 2331

Re: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League

in the past we've done it around labor day weekend right before the season starts. Do you prefer: Friday night (9/1) Saturday Night (9/2) Sunday Night (9/3) Monday Night (9/4) of that weekend Realize I didn't respond to this before - I have a strong preference for the 1st, 2nd or 4th. The 3rd is th...
by SGreenwell
4 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League
Replies: 76
Views: 2331

Re: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League

steveystuds06 wrote:I will do it if no one else does.

A ringing endorsement! :D But I know what you mean. I'm in three leagues, but usually get asked to join anywhere between one and five each new season.
by SGreenwell
4 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2887
Views: 185203

Re: 18 MD G Matt Balanc

Just saying I would hate to see us try and make a deep tournament run with just 2* and 3* recruits. Ultimately though, I think the staff's evaluation of players, and how they fit together, matters more than what outside recruiting services are grading recruits. We can only judge them based on the r...
by SGreenwell
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Adidas Nations Event
Replies: 19
Views: 1810

Re: Adidas Nations Event

An even better day today. I'm guessing he's turning some heads. I see a huge senior year for him. Bill Koch‏ @BillKoch25 · 22m22 minutes ago Another strong day for #URI guard Jared Terrell in lone #AdidasNations game -- 21 minutes, 17 points, 7-11 FG, 3-6 3FG. #Rams If he can keep shooting the 3 li...
by SGreenwell
4 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2887
Views: 185203

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

Anybody else worried that we have all this playing time open for guards next year and we aren't involved with any top 100-125 prospects? You asked roughly the same thing yesterday, so, I'm guessing the answer is no. Given Hurley's track record with guards so far - Munford, Matthews, Terrell, Garret...
by SGreenwell
4 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Crimetown
Replies: 6
Views: 251

Re: Crimetown

I went to the Crimetown Live event at Columbus theater in Providence. Saw Bobby Walason, Jerry Tillinghast, Gloria Kennedy, Mike Stanton. The podcast is fantastic and would recommend it to anyone. Ha, I was at the same show! My friends apparently parked in a lot belonging to a friend of Walason. Th...
by SGreenwell
4 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Pawsox Sold, Potentially Moving
Replies: 308
Views: 20183

Re: Pawsox Sold, Potentially Moving

I'm firmly in the camp that any threat to move to Worcester is just the Sox trying to leverage more out of Rhode Island - kind of the reverse of what happened with the Patriots and Providence. I think Worcester would have to blow away the Sox with money to the tune of 2x or 3x what Rhode Island offe...
by SGreenwell
4 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League
Replies: 76
Views: 2331

Re: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League

Confirming that I'll be back.
by SGreenwell
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1417
Views: 106448

Re: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News

Rhody74 wrote:He can do well in Japan .... plus he's exposed to a whole new culture.

Makes me think of my favorite group, Spinal Tap. They were big in Japan.
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion
Replies: 674
Views: 35930

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)

I dont understand what Bona's doesnt understand about strengthening their schedule. Luckily with the new rule change making road games more important certainly will help them out with 4 true road games on the schedule. They're probably in the same situation URI and some other mid-majors are with sc...
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 271
Views: 12150

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

I think Morris is a great fit to fill Amir's spot in the starting lineup. Amir was a better rebounder, but not significantly so. I believe Morris is a 36% 3 pointer shooter for his career, which should be a nice upgrade for a Steven's offense. Should get plenty of open looks with IT and now Hayward...
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: NBA Draft....Hassan
Replies: 75
Views: 4845

Re: NBA Draft....Hassan

Crowder hits 3s. Hassan's lack of an outside shot will keep him out of the NBA. sure, now he does. but he didnt early in his career, he was a certified brick layer. first 3 years shooting: y1: 38.4 fg%, 32.8 3pt% (0.8 3pt baskets per game) y2: 43.9 fg%, 33.1 3pt% (0.6 3pt baskets per game) y3: 42.0...
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 271
Views: 12150

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

ramster wrote:Just now at 8pm at the start of the Red Sox - Rangers Game on ESPN it was announced on the Players Tribune that Hayward will be going to Boston for 4 years, $128 million. So maybe now it's done

The Players' Tribune is athlete-penned editorials and articles, so yeah, it's done.
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 271
Views: 12150

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Imagine JJ Riddick getting 23 million for one season! Something's very wrong in the NBA. It's a big surcharge because it's a one-year deal, though. I'm sure other teams would have given him $30M for two, or like $60M for four, if he wanted that instead. He's a good 3-point shooter who's not worthle...
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 271
Views: 12150

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

I actually think Oladipo and Sabonis are pretty good players...thinking the Pacers got the better of that deal. Seems like a lot to give up for a guy for one year.... Oladipo's value is tempered somewhat by his contract. I believe he's owed three or four years, at $21M per year. He didn't develop m...
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 271
Views: 12150

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

The Pacers definitely got screwed by George's public desire to go play in LA --- it's not that he owed Pritchard or Indiana anything, but you have to acknowledge it's very hard to swing a trade to another team for max assets when the other team is thinks there is minimal chance of retaining him. Hi...
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 271
Views: 12150

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

NBA is a joke. Pacers got screwed by George then pacers screw themselves. Griffin sines a huge deal in a wasteland. Screwed by George? He gave them plenty of years to figure things out and surround him with talent, and also gave them a "heads up!" that he wouldn't be re-signing. He's not ...
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 271
Views: 12150

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

ESPN and other outlets are reporting that the Clippers traded Chris Paul to the Rockets for a first round pick, Sam Dekker, Lou Williams, Patrick Beverley and some non-guaranteed contracts. If Paul told the Clippers he wasn't going to re-sign, then it's a decent return, but yikes, it seems like the ...
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: NBA Draft....Hassan
Replies: 75
Views: 4845

Re: NBA Draft....Hassan

Once you hit the mid to late second round, teams basically just pick whoever they like, since the concept of value and big boards don't really apply that much. That being said, he's only been invited in for a handful of workouts and there's pretty much zero draft buzz on him, so it seems more likel...
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: NBA Draft....Hassan
Replies: 75
Views: 4845

Re: NBA Draft....Hassan

Once you hit the mid to late second round, teams basically just pick whoever they like, since the concept of value and big boards don't really apply that much. That being said, he's only been invited in for a handful of workouts and there's pretty much zero draft buzz on him, so it seems more likely...
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 271
Views: 12150

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Hayward is 27 years old, and you expect him to 'add muscle"??? Griffin's career stats in every category are far superior to Haywards, and gives an interior presence Hayward never could. Oh, and Griffin is 28 years old. One year difference. I understand the injury concerns, but IF he could stay...
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 271
Views: 12150

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

I want no part of Griffin because of his injury history, unless it's some ridiculous deal that he won't sign. Like, one or two years. Some team is going to give him a max deal though, whether its the Clippers or someone else. If Butler really is available for just the #3, I'd do it, but I'd also pro...

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