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by SGreenwell
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 Bracketology
Replies: 727
Views: 29768

Re: 2017-18 Bracketology

If they don't win tonight, their only other chance at a marquee conference win will be in the A10T Final, assuming they play URI. If for some reason URI got upset, they would have to win the tournament. I feel like you're essentially saying that if they don't win tonight, they have to win the A10 t...
by SGreenwell
4 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Local Microbreweries
Replies: 158
Views: 8304

Re: Local Microbreweries

spookydog wrote:Another new brewery opening up, this time in Warwick. Beautiful Disaster. They apparently already have the license which is a big hurdle. So we shall see what comes of it.

Nice! Any idea on an opening time frame or location?
by SGreenwell
1 week ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Local Microbreweries
Replies: 158
Views: 8304

Re: Local Microbreweries

Went to the Guild in Pawtucket for the first time tonight - Cool space, lots of open room to move around. Wash Ashore was doing a tap takeover, so we tried three of their beers - Buddha, Love and Mona. The first kind of tastes like a light beer (Keystone Light, Narragansett) with a hops finish to me...
by SGreenwell
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 3X3U National Championship - A10 Picks?
Replies: 15
Views: 533

Re: 3X3U National Championship - A10 Picks?

PeterRamTime wrote:This is such an awesome idea!

This idea is so good I kinda can't believe they're doing this.

haha, I had the same thought.
by SGreenwell
2 weeks ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: The Patriot Way
Replies: 491
Views: 24739

Re: The Patriot Way

No need to worry if your a Pats fan. It'snot like you're playing the Giants. Speaking of Pats/Giants...the Two Bills 30 for 30 is pretty interesting... Got it TiVo'd... Speaking of TiVo - is there a way to get things on my tivo to my pc through my network? Do I need special equipment? You might be ...
by SGreenwell
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Ryan Preston
Replies: 19
Views: 798

Re: Ryan Preston

I would worry more about Preston not getting consistent minutes if Hurley wasn't consistent with this. From the past few years, if you don't put forth the effort he wants on defense, or if you're not as good as someone ahead of you on the depth chart, you don't play. Like, he doesn't do the Baron th...
by SGreenwell
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: What URI NBA Jam (or 3 on 3) Roster Wins? (Update, 2 Harrick Teams)
Replies: 16
Views: 453

Re: What URI NBA Jam (or 3 on 3) Roster Wins? (Update, 2 Harrick Teams)

If the question is solely, "Who makes for the best NBA Jam team?", then the answer is Team Baron because of how the game mechanics work. There is a big benefit to being able to shoot 3s, and unless I'm mistaken, the combination of Jimmy Baron and Will Daniels probably had the best 3-point...
by SGreenwell
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Living Social / Groupon deal for Richmond game
Replies: 1
Views: 223

Re: Living Social deal for Richmond game

This was in my Groupon morning email today - they're owned by the same company nowadays.
by SGreenwell
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: What URI NBA Jam (or 3 on 3) Roster Wins? (Update, 2 Harrick Teams)
Replies: 16
Views: 453

Re: What URI NBA Jam (or 3 on 3) Roster Wins? (Update, 2 Harrick Teams)

If the question is solely, "Who makes for the best NBA Jam team?", then the answer is Team Baron because of how the game mechanics work. There is a big benefit to being able to shoot 3s, and unless I'm mistaken, the combination of Jimmy Baron and Will Daniels probably had the best 3-point ...
by SGreenwell
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1450
Views: 111648

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

I think I heard today that Melo and Gelo combined for 80 Melo 43 and Gelo 37 ?? That's pretty impressive if true ?? I saw ATP's message, but to clarify one thing quickly - The Ball brothers are playing two series of games. One is the Big Baller Brand exhibition series, which is against 19 and under...
by SGreenwell
3 weeks ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '19 NY SF - Ismael Massoud (Offer)
Replies: 9
Views: 1521

Re: '19 NY SF - Ismael Massoud (Offer)

Not much meat on that frame and doesn't have the kind of body that weight can be added to it easily. I'm trying to think of guys that skinny at that size who were pretty successful. It's a pretty short list. Tayshaun Prince Who else? Just running a quick search on NBA.com, Brandon Ingram is 6'9&quo...
by SGreenwell
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel
Replies: 1707
Views: 62972

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Iggy1979 wrote:I think Ollie and Mullen get another year.

That would be my assumption as well, based on the money they're making. You can squint and maybe argue that they deserve one more year to really prove if they can sink or swim.
by SGreenwell
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Keaney Blue
Replies: 51
Views: 1685

Re: Keaney Blue

In the past few hours, 6 KeaneyBlue members have donated $285. I am ever so grateful and always happily reminded how generous our little Rhody Hoops community can be. The best part about KeaneyBlue is its openness and lack of "premium" rooms/content or distracting/annoying advertisements....
by SGreenwell
3 weeks ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Local Microbreweries
Replies: 158
Views: 8304

Re: Local Microbreweries

Wow - Bucket closing because of lack of business, or closing to upgrade its space? I actually like their beer best of anywhere in Rhode Island, and the few times we've been there for events, the place has been packed. I believe closing because lack of business and the owner doesn't want to do it an...
by SGreenwell
4 weeks ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Local Microbreweries
Replies: 158
Views: 8304

Re: Local Microbreweries

Also - Girlfriend and I went to Buttonwoods Brewery the other week, really tasty. Plus, they have a dog that wanders around and lets you pet it, which is always a plus.
by SGreenwell
4 weeks ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Local Microbreweries
Replies: 158
Views: 8304

Re: Local Microbreweries

Some RI beer news I've heard... Newport Storm possibly closing. Didn't meet benchmark for investors of new space. So maybe still brewing but in a much smaller spot Bucket brewery closing in the next few months. Ex Patriot Dan Koppen opening a new brewery in SK The brewery in Newport Vineyards shoul...
by SGreenwell
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Terrell versus Mobley
Replies: 7
Views: 525

Re: Terrell versus Mobley

Similar stats, but Mobley was quite a bit better because the A-10 was much stronger his senior year. URI was 12-4, and Mobley's advanced stats are incredible. I also just think they play pretty different from one another, even if some of the stats match.
by SGreenwell
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 1/20 | Dayton Flyers | 1:00PM (CBSSN)
Replies: 214
Views: 4706

TruePoint wrote:I know we gave some back at the end there (it happens), but going on a 14-0 run and wiping out a 5 point deficit with no Stan, Cyril or Berry is hugely impressive.

Still so nice and so odd to see a team with depth, heh.
by SGreenwell
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Keaney Blue Forum Traffic crashing system
Replies: 49
Views: 1730

Re: Keaney Blue Forum Traffic crashing system

If y'all could screen shot these issues, that would probably be helpful for ATP as well! Hit "printscreen" on your keyboard, and then copy-paste into an empty Paint or Photoshop or IrfanView file. (Or whatever the kids use to create JPGs nowadays.)
by SGreenwell
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody
Replies: 86
Views: 2638

Re: Kevin MacNamara’s justification for not voting for Rhody

I think we can all agree KMAC's logical foundation is at best pretty suspect. What really surprises me is people are using Kenpom as a metric to determine a teams rankings. IMO, people misuse these advance Metrics. Kenpom can be great and IMO, he helped me win my tourney pool about 5 years ago. For...
by SGreenwell
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season
Replies: 43
Views: 2512

Re: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season

Ramster, I don't disagree with your sentiments there, but I'm also not sure what evidence there is that La-Force can nurture that talent. As you mentioned, Wilson has regressed as a player. Is that because defenses are focused on her because of the overall talent is down? (And if the overall talent ...
by SGreenwell
1 month ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season
Replies: 43
Views: 2512

Re: 2017 - 2018 Women's Basketball season

Wow...another 20 + loss season coming.....my guess is she's got one more year after this one unless there is a big turnaround. Her 4th year....time flies.... No kidding. I also didn't realize she had one winning season in eight while at Northeastern. It's somewhat surprising to me how much our wome...
by SGreenwell
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18
Replies: 631
Views: 27640

Re: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2017-18

Also remember that when it comes to the Top 25, a big part of it is how the teams in the rankings perform. If you're in the 20 to 25 range, you basically can't lose to anyone except maybe a top five team and expect to stay in there. If Rhody keeps winning, they'll just keep acquiring support without...
by SGreenwell
2 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Projo Fairness
Replies: 178
Views: 5843

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
2 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Local Microbreweries
Replies: 158
Views: 8304

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
3 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 282
Views: 14259

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
3 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 282
Views: 14259

Re: CELTICS and the NBA

Another really good win. Stevens wrings the most out of various players pretty impressively.
by SGreenwell
3 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 11/10 | UNC Asheville Bulldogs | 7:30PM (NIT Season Tip-Off)
Replies: 243
Views: 7042

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
3 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: NY Giants
Replies: 111
Views: 4996

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
3 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 282
Views: 14259

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
4 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 25043

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
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 900
Views: 48286

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
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: WPRI-Ty Boswell arrested-Player also involved
Replies: 447
Views: 22321

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
4 months ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges
Replies: 166
Views: 5371

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
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: The Patriot Way
Replies: 491
Views: 24739

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
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: The Patriot Way
Replies: 491
Views: 24739

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
5 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (URI Signed LOI)
Replies: 187
Views: 12706

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

Surfri72 wrote:He committed today

Yeah but how did his visit go??? :)
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League
Replies: 80
Views: 2927

Re: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League

Thanks for 1 fucking point today, Andy Dalton. Yikes.
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League
Replies: 80
Views: 2927

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
5 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: WBRU to be sold
Replies: 23
Views: 1440

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
5 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League
Replies: 80
Views: 2927

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
5 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League
Replies: 80
Views: 2927

Re: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League

UCH21377 wrote:Preferably 8 but can do 9 also

Same here.
by SGreenwell
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Mayweather-Mcgregor
Replies: 19
Views: 714

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
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Mayweather-Mcgregor
Replies: 19
Views: 714

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
5 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 740
Views: 25043

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
5 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 219
Views: 11639

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
5 months ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 219
Views: 11639

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
6 months ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Keaney Blue Fantasy Football League
Replies: 80
Views: 2927

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
6 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: CELTICS and the NBA
Replies: 282
Views: 14259

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
6 months ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Pawsox Sold, Potentially Moving
Replies: 308
Views: 21394

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...

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