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by rodfromcranston
14 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody Madness 2017
Replies: 54
Views: 2681

Re: Rhody Madness 2017

It's amazing that people in the newer generation,
can't express themselves without vulgarity.
Rude, crude and lewd.
by rodfromcranston
1 day ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

Bobby Dalbec was considered by many, to be the top power hitting prospect in the Sox system. 6'4" 225lbs. bats right handed.22 years old. From Arizona State, where he played 3rd base, 1st base, and relief pitcher. Had a great season in 2016. Hit .386 with a 1.101 OPS. Unfortunately, a significa...
by rodfromcranston
1 day ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 NY SF Frankie Policelli
Replies: 13
Views: 1547

Re: '18 NY SF Frankie Policelli

6'8" 155lbs.?????
Is that a misprint?
One of my dogs weighs more than that.
by rodfromcranston
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Where Are They Now? Former Player Results and News
Replies: 1385
Views: 101486

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

Remember Mr. Clutch? He's in Johnston, now.
by rodfromcranston
4 days ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

So, tonight, the great Max Scherzer gets batted around on in relief. There aren't many Madison Bumgarners, who become Supermen in the clutch. So many big time pitchers getting rocked in these playoffs. Clayton Kershaw is widely regarded as the best pitcher in baseball, hyped as being better than San...
by rodfromcranston
4 days ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

So, tell us where Manuel Margot was going to play on the Red Sox? Again for those who don't get trading prospects for proven talent: Cliff Lee was traded for 13 "prospects" during his career. Most were the trading team's top or near the top prospects. Not ONE of those highly touted prospec...
by rodfromcranston
4 days ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

How can anyone try to blame the Sox problems on Dave Dombrowski? He inherited a shit show from Cherington-Lucciano. Sandoval,Ramirez,Pedroia and Porcello, all with ridiculous contracts. A manager who wasn't fired, because he had cancer. What he did was trade for a top reliever, and two starting pitc...
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

Dustin Pedroia has become a real problem. He's breaking down and he has FIVE more years on his contract. Plus, a big ego. How will he adjust to less playing time? His playoff performance was putrid, and Farrell batting him in leadoff was equally bad. Lots of bad contracts, stifling revamping a roste...
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

Did anyone see, where media darling Aaron Judge struck out a record 16 times in the Cleveland series, hitting .059? That's more than Tony Gwynn K'd in an entire season! Maybe Judge can loan himself to a wind farm, with all his gigantic swing and misses? If he gets MVP over Altuve, Bob Mueller should...
by rodfromcranston
5 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 193
Views: 8076

Re: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris

Disagree PRT.
Tyrese is a knock down shooter who can make them with people
in his face.
Something we haven't had in the Hurley era.
Kid's going to be a star.
by rodfromcranston
6 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 193
Views: 8076

Re: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris

Not a big deal.
Harris probably read the tea leaves, when
Adams signed.
Good luck to him, but if we had to lose any of the
five verbals, it was him.
Staff can go to "best player available" or sit and wait for the
torrent of transfers to come very soon.
by rodfromcranston
6 days ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

Dave Dombrowski was told by John Henry
not to go over the luxury tax threshhold.
That is pretty widely known.
I for one am glad Lucciano and Cherinton are gone.
by rodfromcranston
6 days ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

It's always a great trade if you get what you need.
by rodfromcranston
6 days ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

So what? The core didn't win. In a year of mad homers all over MLB, the Sox were dead last in HRs. I've never heard a peep about Stanton being a problem. As for injuries, he got hit in the face with a fastball, causing his longest time on the DL. I doubt it was a fault of his body failing him. It re...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

So, how many great years did Detroit get from Cabrera, Kinsler, both Martinez,
Verlander, Sherzer et al?
What kind of shitpile would Detroit have been over those years, without those players?
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

So, what do you suggest?
Shoot the pitching staff?
There are two Cy Young winners, a king of strikeouts,
supposedly the best closer in the game on staff.
Yet, you go on about a guy who may never pitch in MLB.
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

Martinez is three years older than Stanton. NESN's ratings are way down. Stanton puts eyes on NESN. Stanton's WAR is 7.1, to Martinez 4.1. He is the premier home run hitter in the game, while playing in a big ballpark, and not in a great lineup. Martinez benefited from playing where the ball flies o...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

Trading prospects for proven talent, like Sale and Kimbrell, is a no brainer. In his career, Cliff Lee was traded for a total of 13 prospects, most highly rated. Not ONE of those prospects ever made any impact in MLB. Prospects are suspects until proven otherwise. The list of highly rated busts are ...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

I wonder it Devers winds up at 1st base? He's a butcher at 3rd. So, is anyone really an"untouchable"? Dave Dombrowki inherited some really bad contracts from Cherington. Hanley, Sandoval, Porcello, and Pedroia. That's 68 million for under performers. Add Price to the list, and it's 98 mill...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: Best Recruiting Class in History ?
Replies: 92
Views: 2750

Re: Best Recruiting Class in History ?

SPG, I'm not getting your post at all. Like any one of us wouldn't give anything to be Gonzaga? So, they play in Spokane. It's as big as Providence. We play in Kingston. A tiny town. So, what? Archie Miller just got the Indy job. so he's not successful before one minute is played? Don't understand w...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Commit)
Replies: 434
Views: 21605

Re: '18 MD PG - Brendan Adams (URI Commit)

Ha!
Love it!
A complete team recruited by early October!
Now that is unheard of in Kingston.
Adams is supposed to be quite a talent.
Welcome to the Rhody Rams!
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: Best Recruiting Class in History ?
Replies: 92
Views: 2750

Re: Best Recruiting Class in History ?

Silk Owens came in with Garrick. Kenny Green and John Evans came the following season. 1962 saw Steve Chubin, Denny McGovern and Frank Nightingale. Two career 20 points a game scorers and a 3 year starting center. As BAR said, the class size makes this cycle potentially the best in modern times. How...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

The Red Sox are being exposed in the Astros series. The vaunted starting pitching,look like batting machines. The lineup is weak. The Astros have a solid-great lineup, top- to bottom, with tons of power. The Sox have an injured Mookie Betts, and a bunch of streaky singles hitters. Last in AL in home...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)
Replies: 964
Views: 44536

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)

"Even my old buddy (you know who) is happy with this development........"

If pus troll bothered to read, (maybe he can't comprehend?)
I've been very happy with every recruit who verbaled so far.
Guess it doesn't fit in his mini mind.
Get a life.
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley is a Pretty Decent Basketball Coach
Replies: 51
Views: 1680

Re: DAN HURLEY IS YOUR GOD. VERBALLY FELLATE HIM

Agree Blueram.
Nobody is God, but God.
Some of us had doubts about Dan's ability to adapt
outside his bailiwick.
He has answered that positively.
Now this obscenely titled thread needs to disappear.
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 732
Views: 35986

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Again, research. This kid does very well vs. good competition. He dominated Kentucky's frontline last year. Think any A-10 frontcourts can play with Kentucky's? A-10 isn't exactly loaded with demon rebounders. Ramster knows more about basketball than you'll ever know, and he agrees with me. Yet your...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 732
Views: 35986

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

Do some research. Gustys has performed very well vs. good competition, like KENTUICKY. He was the leading rebounder in the country last year, until he got hurt. Super rebounder, good around the basket, and outstanding defensively. So, he sucks at free throws. So did Shaq. In the big picture, it mean...
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)
Replies: 964
Views: 44536

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

YES!
BIG moment for URI, Dan, and Cox!
Super job! Congratulations!!!!!!
Has that other guy stopped talking yet????
by rodfromcranston
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)
Replies: 964
Views: 44536

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Look, even if it's X, we came down to the final 2.
If you never go after this level of player, you
are admitting you aren't worthy of attracting
top talent.
Win or lose, I applaud Dan and Cox for the effort here.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)
Replies: 964
Views: 44536

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Funny, but Luke Murray did very little in his time here.
When he went to Xavier, he became a demon recruiter.
by rodfromcranston
2 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges
Replies: 158
Views: 4175

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

Try to keep in mind that this is not the NCAA doing this. It's the FBI. I have a feeling they're just scratching the surface. Sneaker companies have far too much influence on college basketball. Ever wonder why, after 3 straight NCAAs and an Elite 8, there were so few candidates for the URI job in 1...
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges
Replies: 158
Views: 4175

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

Not surprised.
Notice it wasn't the NCAA's action, but FBI's.
Still waiting for the eternal NCAA investigation into UNC's
scandal to see the light of day.
This is why mid majors can;t compete.
Big money waved under the noses of 18 year olds,
must be hard to resisit.
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: No signs this season
Replies: 59
Views: 1899

Re: No signs this season

Wow! This sounds like some petty person decided she didn't like you and decided to give you a hard time. Most fans always looked forward to your great signs, which provided some real laughs over the years. They will be missed, by many more than some holier than thou administrative types. Why URI tre...
by rodfromcranston
3 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1579
Views: 48326

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Speaking of U.Maine,
I saw a billboard here, that said,
"Attend U Maine for URI in-state costs".
Interesting.
by rodfromcranston
4 weeks ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jarvis' Summer
Replies: 8
Views: 501

Re: Jarvis' Summer

Love this kid!
Just gritty and gutty, 100% all the time.
by rodfromcranston
4 weeks ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)
Replies: 964
Views: 44536

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

Add Biggie Minis to the list of guys who left.
Oneykaba, too.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PG - Amir Harris
Replies: 193
Views: 8076

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

Plenty of room in Tootell for a retrofit.
I like that idea better than a stand alone building.
Makes more sense from a cost factor.
Just land a big man, and off we go!
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Mayweather-Mcgregor
Replies: 19
Views: 406

Re: Mayweather-Mcgregor

Boxing is a sham. GGG won the fight. Alvarez backed up all night long. As Atlas said, it was the ocean vs. a log. Coupled with the atrocious decision, the HBO crew were slanting everything towards Alvarez, all night, especially the obnoxious gasbag, Max Kellerman. As Atlas said post fight, "fol...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (URI Commit)
Replies: 114
Views: 5901

Re: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (URI Commit)

I watched a bunch of Martin's stuff on You Tube last night. I think he could be a real steal. Nice shot, that he get off quickly. One play he went baseline by 3 guys and scored. Can't wait to see him play in Kingston. His coach compares him to Josh Hart, in his playing style. If he's half that good,...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)
Replies: 964
Views: 44536

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

So, you have set yourself up as the ultimate arbiter in what is right and wrong? Wow! I think I have a bigger social media footprint than anyone here. so I think I have a grasp of it. You think only people under 40 have a brain or humor? Politics? Guess you don't see Twitter's content, unless it's a...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (URI Commit)
Replies: 964
Views: 44536

Re: '18 MD PF Jermaine Harris (Offer)

If someone's "sadness in their soul" is caused by a game, then that person needs to get a life. There's more to life than sports. We saw some of your negative comments on Facebook after losses, but you keep those away from this board. You even got blasted by Andrea Hurley on one of those r...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (URI Commit)
Replies: 114
Views: 5901

Re: '18 PA SG - Tyrese Martin (URI Commit)

Love it!
Pure shooter, who can also put it on the floor.
Big step forward for 2018 class.
Now, get the big guy who can actually be a difference
maker, and the future is very bright for Rhody basketball!
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: US News & World Report-URI #156
Replies: 12
Views: 270

Re: US News & World Report-URI #156

Holy Cross rated #33. $64,000 tuition and board per year!!!
Wow!
URI tied with UMass-Lowell??????? Seriously?
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Transfer Eligibility Changing ?
Replies: 36
Views: 810

Re: Transfer Eligibility Changing ?

Wow! Everybody and his mother will be transferring!
The only deterrent was sitting out a year.
Now comes chaos.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1579
Views: 48326

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Sorry guys.
Someday the internet will come out with a sarcasm font
and a joking font.
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1579
Views: 48326

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Are you guys on serious? You think a guy run out of town for lying to Thorr, is going to somehow deliver the number on player to URI? Same guy who couldn't even get a juco target to visit? Just preposterous. Also, how many players did Bob Sr. send to URI from St. Anthony's? ZERO. So, he somehow goin...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1579
Views: 48326

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Can't find any real info on this University School.
Is it a high school?
Long way from A-10, in any case
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2826
Views: 176031

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

I think Hassan was the only four year impact player who was a front court recruit. Iverson was a transfer, which puts him in a different category. Langevin looks like he's the real deal, so that's TWO four year big guys in five seasons. Compare that to the harvest of quality guards brought in over t...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball
Replies: 709
Views: 20016

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball

They all stink. Eck critiquing every single pitch. I remember Jason Bay hit a meatball a mile, and Eck was angry at the opposing pitcher! That told me everything. Gomes, Timlin and Salty, all need to learn that they don;t need to talk every minute of the broadcast. I felt Wade Boggs was easily the m...
by rodfromcranston
1 month ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Mayweather-Mcgregor
Replies: 19
Views: 406

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...

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