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  1. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    Fournier to Celtics for 2 second round picks

    Hardly fortuitous. Fournier is from the Val de Marne suburb of Paris. It's commonly known (in France, that is) as the "94", the two first digits of its zip code.
  2. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    Thank You, Jackie Bradley Jr.

    Besides the catches and the hot streaks, those walks against CC are among my best memories of JBJ. Count full, some of those pitches were soooo crazily close, to this day I'm shocked he didn't offer. At his best, the kid had a serious batting eye. Godspeed indeed.
  3. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    Liverpool 2020-2021: John Henry Walks Alone

    Matip reminds me of Arsenal's Abou Diaby. Would spend more time at the infirmary than playing - and would play just enough to tease you before getting injured again. Infuriating - though for the player too, I'm sure.
  4. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    Might as well start talking about 2021

    Sounds like the theme of the off-season. I understand fans must be patient, but coming after last year's abomination, the drip-drip of incoming mediocrity has been tough.
  5. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    NBC Sports Network shutting down, sports content headed to USA Network

    I only watched it for Soccer and F1. Every other time, it seemed like they only had some vintage car auction on. With Soccer shifting to Peacock, there didn't seem to be much left there.
  6. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    The Last Dance

    This. I love Pippen and I also thought he was actually portrayed fairly well. Early in the series, Jordan himself says you can't say Jordan without saying Pippen. I mean, if this isn't the highest praise, I don't know what is. The documentary even suggested that the triangle offense worked...
  7. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    The Last Dance

    Yeah, I can attest to this. I spent part of my childhood somewhere in the African countryside. Virtually everybody knew Michael Jackson. Nobody knew Jordan (and I'm a big Jordan fan).
  8. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    Reserving Judgment... But What Did the Sox Do and How Bad Will They Get Hit?

    The entire thing is a little strange. And what to make of MLB selectively ruling some people out? Like (as has been suggested) telling the Sox that it was ok to proceed with Roenicke, or telling the Dodgers that there was nothing to worry about Mookie? How do you (apparently) absolve some...
  9. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    Greened Illusion: Lebron to the Celtics

    You want another "(THE) Decision"?
  10. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    Holley and Keefe with Dale

    Agreed. I was surprised he was that emotional. Can't imagine it's been easy for the guys on this show in particular to be associated with WEEI over the past year. It's like working at a porn shop. With all due respect to porn shops..
  11. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    2/10 Weekend Gamethread

    Boy, the end of this game is excellent.
  12. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    2/10 Weekend Gamethread

    Not a MU fan, but I'm pretty annoyed at how Mourinho is using Pogba. You can't get a player like that and ask him to sit back.
  13. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    MLB 2017 Offseason signings news/rumors

    Yeah, I don't get that criticism. Mike Hill is over there. Buster Olney has had some kind of weird bias against Jeter-the-owner recently, after years of ball-washing Jeter-the-shortstop-who-could-do-no-wrong.
  14. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    Giancarlo Stanton Traded To Yankees

    I keep seeing this, and I don't quite get the reasoning. I mean, none of us has seen the books here. Loria gave a contract + No trade to Stanton that is near universally understood to be terrible for a team in a market of that size, let alone the implications for building a team that is...
  15. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    2017 Summer Transfers Rumors and Confirmations

    To which the Emir of Qatar says - "What, that's it? No problem".
  16. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    ESPN Is Pathetic

    Boy, this is so true. Just about the only time I look for FS1 is when they have a Champions league game on. I get irritated fiddling with the remote like "where the hell is that channel again.."
  17. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    ESPN Is Pathetic

    This is a popular take, but I don't know about that. It does take a little bit of skill, I think, to spout ridiculous takes in an effective, somewhat entertaining way. SAS, love him or hate him, seems to be pretty good at it. I mean Shannon Sharpe and Skip are trying hard, but they can't even...
  18. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    ESPN Is Pathetic

    This is where you wish Cafardo worked for ESPN.
  19. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    ESPN Is Pathetic

    I'm actually surprised this type of implosion hasn't happened with more frequency. The whole subscriber fees---> ad revenue-->crazy sport rights fees---->huge player contracts model has been pretty wobbly for a while. With viewing habits changing, it's just falling apart. You look at what...
  20. Snoop Soxy Dogg

    Chris Sale to Boston for Moncada, Kopech, & 2 Prospects

    Come on. Those quotes are entertaining, but most were by the same poster.