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Old 10-29-2018, 06:40 PM
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Sports in general.
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Old 10-30-2018, 07:49 AM
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Leaderboards in the four major sports by metro since 2000:

1. Boston, 11 (5 Patriots, 4 Red Sox, 1 Celtics, 1 Bruins)
2. Los Angeles, 9 (5 Lakers, 2 Kings, 1 Angels, 1 Ducks)
3(t). San Francisco, 6 (3 Giants, 3 Warriors)
3(t). New York, 6 (2 Yankees, 2 Giants, 2 Devils)
5(t). Chicago, 5 (3 Blackhawks, 1 White Sox, 1 Cubs)
5(t). Pittsburgh, 5 (3 Penguins, 2 Steelers)

Boston is the only one with a title in all four sports.
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Old 11-14-2018, 05:25 PM
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So it turns out the Mariners' FO is toxic as fuck to women and minorities.

I'm glad we've been missing the playoffs because that's one less roadblock to ownership (hopefully) cleaning house.
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Old 11-20-2018, 06:29 AM
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Here's a follow-up to that story: https://www.thenewstribune.com/sport...221871775.html
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Old 12-03-2018, 09:36 PM
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Yep to this article.

A rebuild like this is probably the only option they have to ever be competitive, but damn if it doesn't hurt anyway. This team spent the last several years constantly trading away their future just to slightly increase their chances of a WC2 and got nothing to show for it, and now we have to deal with a team that's gonna be terrible for several years at least.
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Old 12-03-2018, 11:23 PM
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Call me spoiled but it's really hard watching all the success the Seahawks, Sounders, Storm and Huskies (football and men and women's basketball) have had over the last ten years and then look at the 2019 Mariners and convince myself I'm excited for some baseball.
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Old 12-04-2018, 06:27 AM
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My recommendation is to find another team, preferably NL, to root for in the meantime.
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Old 12-04-2018, 07:41 AM
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No playoffs in seven winning seasons is a rough draw.
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Old 12-06-2018, 06:30 AM
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There seems to be a lot of support going around for banning the shift, or as I like to call it, "banning intelligent defense".
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Old 12-21-2018, 04:05 PM
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So it turns out the Mariners' FO is toxic as fuck to women and minorities.

I'm glad we've been missing the playoffs because that's one less roadblock to ownership (hopefully) cleaning house.
Update to this, and it sounds really bad.
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Its been 2 years since Yordano Ventura died. He was the most exciting young pitcher I've ever seen on the Royals. He was a big part of their 2015 and 2016 World Series teams. I don't know if he was ever going to completely figure it out and be the ace that the team wanted him to be, but it sucks that we never got to see.
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The BBWAA announced their Hall of Fame selections: Mariano Rivera, Mike Mussina, Edgar Martinez and Roy Halladay. A great class. Rivera is also the first unanimous election.
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Old 01-22-2019, 04:42 PM
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Fucking finally on Edgar. There was never a doubt he deserved it.
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Old 01-22-2019, 04:55 PM
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Fucking finally on Edgar. There was never a doubt he deserved it.
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Old 01-23-2019, 07:31 AM
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Now is the time for Mariano to reveal he took HGH and destroy the BBWAA's most annoying yearly argument forever
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