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by NYGFan_Section208
25 minutes ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Charlestown Policeman
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: Charlestown Policeman

But - surprise! - Mr. Speck'suniondoesn't see it that way. It's backing his claim: "Our position is we believe he has suffered a stress-related injury on the job," union president Lt. Patrick McMahon said.
by NYGFan_Section208
1 hour ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Providence - Firefighters Overtime Pay$$$
Replies: 5
Views: 60

Re: Providence - Firefighters Overtime Pay$$$

I would think the Dems and the left would absolutely LOVE this...yay for union power. A base salary of under $80K doesn't seem out of line for a fire captain - in fact that seems lower than it should be - and you don't get rich with that kinda salary. That the salary was more than tripled through ot...
by NYGFan_Section208
23 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #11 - Games of Interest
Replies: 65
Views: 1128

Re: Week #11 - Games of Interest

Fordham up 12 at the half vs VCU....just when you think VCU is the team to beat in A10 Interesting....Game now going to Over-Time 58-58. Javontae Hawkins 6'5" Senior Guard leading the way for Fordham with 16 points. He played 2 years at South Florida then last year at Eastern Kentucky, now 5th...
by NYGFan_Section208
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 777
Views: 33779

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show TONIGHT 6pm @ TwoTen Oyster Bar, Wakefield

ramster wrote:Tuesday January 17 Show
- Guest Stanford Robinson
- Review LaSalle and UMASS games
- Injury updates
- Update on Daron Russell
- Preview of Duquesne

http://920whjj.iheart.com/media/play/27615970/


Good time, cool (little) place.
by NYGFan_Section208
2 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5
Replies: 28
Views: 302

Re: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5

208, there seems to be a growing divide on this board....it's getting nasty and covers more than just URI BB......just like the country as a whole..... It's bad and getting worse. There seems to be a growing divide because there seems to be a growing amount of dumb things said on this board. Really...
by NYGFan_Section208
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 777
Views: 33779

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

ATPTourFan wrote:I am hopeful cleared to go tonight.


Awesome, will see you there (with family in tow). Looking forward to it!
by NYGFan_Section208
2 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5
Replies: 28
Views: 302

Re: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5

When one category of people wields the most power, it is absolutely ok to judge how they've used or abused such power. Edited to add, that considering how older people are so quick to judge younger generations, I'm ok with younger generations throwing it back and saying look in the mirror. Wow...'w...
by NYGFan_Section208
2 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5
Replies: 28
Views: 302

Re: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5

UCH21377 wrote:Making stereotypical generational generalizations is a bad idea, would you all make the same generalizations about race or religion? Sexual orientation?


"My only regret (besides the fact that millenials may not get the reference) is that I have but one like to give for this post."
by NYGFan_Section208
2 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5
Replies: 28
Views: 302

Re: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5

Now talking about first two years of college for free in RI What an awesome ideer...I'm sure the colleges will have no problem getting concessions on all of their costs...Just get all those cost-control groups together - teacher's unions, gas and electric companies, builders, security, building mai...
by NYGFan_Section208
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Has anyone ever seen this?
Replies: 31
Views: 976

Re: Has anyone ever seen this?

k...was just kidding....he's Kara's dad ;)
by NYGFan_Section208
2 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 777
Views: 33779

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

Would like to know what he thinks has been his best/most successful coaching move so far this year...
by NYGFan_Section208
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 777
Views: 33779

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

Please get to a show or two if you can. Other than those folks that have to be there the turnout lately has been pretty weak. I can't make it this week as I'm traveling for work. That's actually kinda funny...one of the reasons I haven't gone before is because I figured it would be crowded and I'm ...
by NYGFan_Section208
3 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5
Replies: 28
Views: 302

Re: URI report on Channel 12 tonight at 5

Now talking about first two years of college for free in RI What an awesome ideer...I'm sure the colleges will have no problem getting concessions on all of their costs...Just get all those cost-control groups together - teacher's unions, gas and electric companies, builders, security, building mai...
by NYGFan_Section208
3 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016
Replies: 1098
Views: 20808

Re: Let's Talk Politics - Election 2016

omigosh...the very first concert I ever went to...Frank Zappa...at what used to be called the Cumberland County Civic Center, in Portland, ME..... great times.....
by NYGFan_Section208
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley Coach's Show
Replies: 777
Views: 33779

Re: Dan Hurley Coach's Show

...and depending on the weather...will likely see you at one of those places...
by NYGFan_Section208
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2016-17 Bracketology
Replies: 144
Views: 5093

Re: 2016-17 Bracketology

reef wrote:Keep the hope alive boys and girls we still only have 2 conf lossses


I'm with you...will be at all the home games, plus some roadies and the A10T and hopefully beyond...
by NYGFan_Section208
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Should Rhody find a new announcer to replace Dan Yorke?
Replies: 19
Views: 542

Re: Should Rhody find a new announcer to replace Dan York?

Billyboy78 wrote:I would like to see Blue Man do the PA. That would be awesome.


Good idea.
Better idea: Rambone and BM doing play by play together.
by NYGFan_Section208
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Signs - 2016-17
Replies: 79
Views: 2759

Re: Signs - 2016-17

URIGONZO wrote:Their fans are complete assholes, Massholes! Social undesireables. I wrote more about this in the game thread! It's amazing that adults can act the way act!


Deplorables? :lol:
by NYGFan_Section208
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 18: @ Duquesne - Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 39
Views: 1005

Re: Game 18: Duquesne, Away, Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN

BM, hey I have a job which unfortunately keeps me away from most games....I follow whenever possible with TV and online with videos and replays....I admit I don't go nearly as often as back in the Penders/Skinner/Harrick days but that's life...... And sometimes I do rely on others' observations.......
by NYGFan_Section208
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 18: @ Duquesne - Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 39
Views: 1005

Re: Game 18: Duquesne, Away, Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN

I don't think RB's posts make this unreadable...in fact, I look forward to them... part of the huge spectrum of views. Meet people in person instead of just internet sparring and it makes all the difference in the world... Having said that, I much prefer the expression "go sh*t in your hat"...
by NYGFan_Section208
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan and 4 Guard Offense
Replies: 73
Views: 1093

Re: Dan and 4 Guard Offense

There are big guys and yeah, some have to be developed. Holloway would look great on this team...last year, the only thing that stood out was that he was huge. He's still huge, but now he has some game. Anyone know how heavily recruited he was?
by NYGFan_Section208
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Has anyone ever seen this?
Replies: 31
Views: 976

Re: Has anyone ever seen this?

Two comments....
Verbally fellate....good one.
Who's Bruce Sunlund?
by NYGFan_Section208
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Should Rhody find a new announcer to replace Dan Yorke?
Replies: 19
Views: 542

Re: Should Rhody find a new announcer to replace Dan York?

Not a big deal...keep the guy. He seems to be less 'death-sentence'-ish on FT's than last year, which is good. Otherwise, the role just calls for someone loud (check) a little obnoxious (check) and human, i.e., makes some mistakes (check). And, it is kinda funny sometimes to hear him announce someon...
by NYGFan_Section208
3 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 18: @ Duquesne - Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 39
Views: 1005

Re: Game 18: Duquesne, Away, Saturday Jan 21, 2:30pm NBCSN

I hate these schedule gaps. Hopefully they move this momentum to the next game. Think it could be good for Martin/Thompson? Then the freshman getting better Cyril/Dowtin? Beat Umass was great because they stormed back and we held the lead. Not to mention Rhody came back from a big deficit. Got the ...
by NYGFan_Section208
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: How should Hurley handle Holloway?
Replies: 11
Views: 291

Re: How should Hurley handle Holloway?

We had multiple outstanding sequences of help defense by Akele and Iverson that resulted in turnovers or offensive fouls. He had 20 not 30 and fouled out. We handled him fine. I love his routine at the foul line, a little goofy but repeats it and shoots with good form, touch and spin. Impressive po...
by NYGFan_Section208
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

Missed DH talking about JG...what did he say?
by NYGFan_Section208
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

2 interesting mentions by Hurls in pg show... 1. He called their start "like LaSalle 2.0" 2. Said they were up near the end, but wanted to improve their record in one possession games...am sure it was in jest, but makes you wonder. Observation...compare Holoway last year to Holoway this y...
by NYGFan_Section208
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

Martin laid it all out there this afternoon and JD was terrific. Iverson is the best high post passer in the league on display, a weapon Hurley has recognized and is using frequently. . Been saying something like that since last year...could not agree more...for this team to be really good...he nee...
by NYGFan_Section208
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

2 interesting mentions by Hurls in pg show... 1. He called their start "like LaSalle 2.0" 2. Said they were up near the end, but wanted to improve their record in one possession games...am sure it was in jest, but makes you wonder. Observation...compare Holoway last year to Holoway this ye...
by NYGFan_Section208
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Has anyone ever seen this?
Replies: 31
Views: 976

Re: Has anyone ever seen this?

Well...hopefully, they can hit the brakes, double clutch and jam it into "DRIVE" today. Am going with a pre-game sour from Whalers for good luck and then the usual pocket pubbery.... Suggestion: Why not meet up at Proclamation before the St. B game? 4pm game...I think the Proc opens at noo...
by NYGFan_Section208
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

I am hoping for a little better crowd. Its a weekend mini plan game against UMass, we can hope. Would be nice to hear a little human noise in there and a little less of that way too loud, head-splitting, conversation-preventing other stuff they pipe into the place. To play whatever it is they're pl...
by NYGFan_Section208
4 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan and 4 Guard Offense
Replies: 73
Views: 1093

Re: Dan and 4 Guard Offense

The only time I can defend Dan for playing the 4 guards at a time, is because we were basically out of bigs...either they are hurt [Hass] or in big time foul trouble....and we have a lot of guards, so there you go..... However that does not get DH off the hook entirely....it's that unbalanced roste...
by NYGFan_Section208
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Week #10 - Games of Interest
Replies: 93
Views: 1301

Re: Week #10 - Games of Interest

giovanni wrote:I love the A 10 and enjoy watching them but its like watching JV compared to Varsity when watching Power 5 or BE even.


Agree...it seems like the ACC has multiple great games almost every day...
by NYGFan_Section208
5 days ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball - 2016
Replies: 491
Views: 10914

Re: Red Sox and other Major League Baseball - 2016

Whoa!!! A Farrell decision I can agree with! A couple more like this and could I become a Farrell supporter? http://www.providencejournal.com/sports/20170112/andrew-benintendi-could-hit-in-no-2-hole-for-red-sox Guy's an awesome hitter...could slot him pretty much anywhere...2 sounds good (more AB's)
by NYGFan_Section208
5 days ago
Forum: URI Athletics
Topic: Hockey enthusiast letter to Projo-Scrap Football at URI
Replies: 87
Views: 3387

Re: Hockey enthusiast letter to Projo-Scrap Football at URI

For sure URI football is its own kind of sad. Calling Rhody football "sad" might be an insult to things that really are sad. Interesting to see hockey called dumb and boring...whether you follow teams or not, as a sport, it's about 18,000 times more interesting than...well....you know.....
by NYGFan_Section208
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Has anyone ever seen this?
Replies: 31
Views: 976

Re: Has anyone ever seen this?

Disagree with the first part of your tagline, spg....we saw against LaSalle that they couldn't play defense...but, what is it about a team playing 6 guards at a time that en 'looks like' a defensive team? not seeing it.....just because your guards give their guards the hairy eyeball when they bring ...
by NYGFan_Section208
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

So much talk about playing time for 23 guards...that seems like a big problem root right there...

Would love to see some stretches of just 2 guards at once...I know, I know...that's crazy talk....
by NYGFan_Section208
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

Hopefully tomorrow isn't a continuation of "all guards all the time" - it's getting kinda sickening because they get taken advantage of on D almost every trip. Their best offensive set starts with KI getting the ball at the foul line, with (an effective) HM low. Maybe get all kinds of free...
by NYGFan_Section208
5 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: I'm Back! Sort Of.
Replies: 38
Views: 644

Re: I'm Back! Sort Of.

Glad you're back, Rod. Take care.
by NYGFan_Section208
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rod is in the hospital
Replies: 141
Views: 4298

Re: Rod is in the hospital

That is awesome/terrific news. Glad to hear that.
Keep up the fight, Rod!
by NYGFan_Section208
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN
Replies: 253
Views: 4139

Re: Game 17: Massachusetts, Sunday Jan 15, 2:30pm NBCSN

I'd really like to see a change in the starting lineup on Sunday. I'm curious as to what others think but in my opinion our starting lineup is not getting it done. The +/- thread that was posted showed our starting lineup was the worst unit over the course of the Duke, Cincy, Houston, Valpo and PC ...
by NYGFan_Section208
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network
Replies: 309
Views: 3578

Re: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network

I don't know what to say after watching that game. Total disaster. I suppose if you want to write it off, like TP, you can, but what would make anyone think we are getting better? What makes anyone think we are going to go on some 10 game winning streak? Why? How? Are we going to suddenly play good...
by NYGFan_Section208
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network
Replies: 309
Views: 3578

Re: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network

At one point we had four players averaging double figures. Before Hassan was hurt he averaged 16 a game with no three point shots attempted. There's talent, it just dissolves and I don't know why. Averaging double figures does not equal talent. Cmon on now lol, we have two former first and second t...
by NYGFan_Section208
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network
Replies: 309
Views: 3578

Re: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network

Are we actually talented? Like are the players we have actually good compared to what everyone keeps saying? Iverson sucks, Hassan really doesn't have a post up / back to the basket game, EC isn't athletic anymore and just chucks up 3s, Jarvis just doesn't do anything anymore. I just don't like we ...
by NYGFan_Section208
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network
Replies: 309
Views: 3578

Re: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network

Rhodymob05 wrote:I admit I commented out of emotion, there's a lot of basketball left and we can still make the tourney no matter how bad tonight was. I'm not kidding and I'm not delusional either.


I believe you aren't kidding....but that's all :lol:
by NYGFan_Section208
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network
Replies: 309
Views: 3578

Re: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network

This team has more talented players available than last year...but...is the basketball team really any better?
by NYGFan_Section208
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network
Replies: 309
Views: 3578

Re: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network

Not that this would turn things around, but would it hurt to try to play Hassan and Cyril together at some point in game? Try to play 3 forwards with Iverson, perhaps attempt a zone? As much as I would desire to see those changes, I just do not see it happening as we will probably expect the same s...
by NYGFan_Section208
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Jim Baron 2.0
Replies: 775
Views: 13719

Re: Jim Baron 2.0

Here's just another thing that sucks (because they're so hard to find tonight), but....they go into the locker room down 20 at half. You'd think...maybe...the coach would get the group glued together, so that they at least 'look like' they're still interested to start the 2nd half. Obviously, we hav...
by NYGFan_Section208
6 days ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network
Replies: 309
Views: 3578

Re: Game 16: LaSalle Thursday Jan 12 @ 7pm CBS Sports Network

Team that was sposed to be Top 25...lost to a bad team on their home floor. How does that even happen? Question on B 2.0....

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