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  1. NBA 2017: The Kings of Comedy

    Definitely. It was also ballsy to do what he did after drafting Brand, Artest, and Crawford (and also had Brad Miller), he traded them all and drafted Eddy Curry and Tyson Chandler. He felt the former team could be good but never a championship team and the Baby Twin Towers could be. That failed because Curry turned out to be incredibly lazy and Chandler had injury problems early on. Plus his hand-picked coach, Tim Floyd, was a bad choice, Krause admitted as much a couple of years ago. All that said, I can now appreciate that Krause was willing to go for it. This current Bulls regime is completely spineless and willing to be average (or below average) as long as they turn a profit.
  2. NBA 2017: The Kings of Comedy

    Krause was cast as the villain of the 90's Bulls because of his rifts with Jordan and Jackson, but he was the architect of the 90's Bulls. Yes he inherited Michael Jordan but he traded Olden Polynice for Scottie Pippen in the '87 draft and then drafted Horace Grant. He hired Phil Jackson, Tex Winters, and Johnny Bach. He retooled the Bulls after the first three-peat with guys like Kerr, Kukoc, Longley, Wennington, and Ron Harper to help fuel the second three-peat. And in perhaps his greatest coup, he traded Will Perdue straight-up for Dennis Rodman. Things didn't workout in his attempt to re-build after the Jordan years but he did draft some good players like Elton Brand, Ron Artest, and Jamal Crawford. RIP, Jerry.
  3. NFL Offseason: Trail of Tears or My Cousin Kirky

    Daniel Snyder is out to prove he's the original thin-skinned Washington bossman. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/03/15/criticism-from-ricky-jean-francois-may-have-contributed-to-his-release/
  4. Logan-First R Rated Wolverine Movie?

    Finally saw it and it hit me much harder than I thought it would. They finally made a great X-Men movie and it's the swan song of the old X-Men movies. They included much that made me very happy: Woverines' brutality, Donald Pierce and The Reavers who were a part of my some of my favorite X-Men comics*, and The New Mutants. I had been so disappointed by the past X-Men movies that I hadn't really read up much on this. But I got really excited hen I saw the Reaver with the mohawk (that's beheaded by Laura) and while he's not named I instantly knew him as Bonecrusher. Also when Rictor was introduced and later Logan said "There are no more new mutants!" I about had a nerdgasm. Ultimately, the ending REALLY got to me. I had tears in my eyes and I looked over and my daughter did, too. It took them to the end, but they finally got the X-Men right. I do hope they make New Mutants movies and have Laura as the new lead. She was fantastic. *The Reavers were a gang of cyborgs who had taken over an Aussie Outback town and had a mutant Aborigine teleport them around the world for scores. That was until the X-Men showed up and beat the crap of them. They later returned with Donald Pierce and it was them that forced Havoc, Dazzler, Colossus and Psylocke to escape into a magical devise called the Siege Perilous. That was how Psylocke went from British telepath to Asian Ninja telepath. Later the Reaver captured Wolverine and crucified him to a wooden x. He was able to ecape thanks to Jubilee. Later the Reavers attacked Muir Island trying to kill mutants and were fought off by Mystique's Freedom Force but at heavy loss. Those were great comics.
  5. NFL Offseason: Trail of Tears or My Cousin Kirky

    I'm a bit surprised as well. Though a few weeks back Bill Parcells was on ESPN radio and he said that if it was decision he would not release Romo if there was a chance he could get something in a trade. Stephen Jones very well may have convinced Jerry to try and get compensation. Another voice is Will McClay who runs their scouting department and has been said to have risen in status in the organization. There's also been a TON of misinformation being spread by Dallas and the likely suitors. Denver and Houston have both leaked they would not trade for him and today Denver has said there is no guarantee they would sign Romo even if he was released. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/03/11/no-guarantee-broncos-will-pursue-tony-romo-if-released/ Romo's agent has gotten into the act as well with word that FOX Sports is offering Romo a contract to join as an analyst. http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2697371-tony-romo-reportedly-receiving-interest-as-analyst-for-fox-sports I'm kind of leaning now towards compensation. It's apparent they will not be big spenders in free agency. They've lost a bunch of players but will be getting a bunch of compensatory picks next season. The biggest contract they've signed is bringing back Terrence Williams to a VERY reasonable 4 year, $17 million dollar contract. They also signed CB Nolan Carroll and DT Stephen Paea to fairly cheap contracts. They are setting up to be able to draft player available and that's worked well the past few seasons. They've gotten A LOT better in the draft.
  6. Riverdale -- Archie, only with more murder

    This show has gone from guilty pleasure to just plain pleasure! I started watching it because as a kid I used to read my dad's old Archie comics so I knew the characters very well so I was curious. That they have maintained some nostalgia while modernizing and even subverting them has really worked for me. I was a bit turned off at first by the Grundy storyline, but I came to like it for the simple reason that they made it plain that she was a predator and Archie was a victim. I agree with you guys that he's kind of been the weakest link in the show but I do like the actor. Everyone else has been great and actually like that they have replaced Reggie as a main character with Kevin. I think I've been most impressed with the clever writing and the cold opens. As an old comic reader, I especially loved this weeks' open with Jughead dream as he and the characters dressed up as they were in the comic. I got my daughter to watch it and she in turn got her mom and her friends hooked on it. They all are totally on the good ship "Bughead".
  7. NFL Offseason: Trail of Tears or My Cousin Kirky

    I know Brady keep saying that he wants to play for several more years but I really wonder if B&B are looking at a 1 or 2 year window to win another and so that means the Pats are going all in? It would make sense also to not trade Garappolo since he will get the starting job soon and the huge contract once Brady retires. Regardless, that's a great pickup for the Pats and I have to wonder why in the Hell the Panthers did it? Is it another example of Jerry Richardson being a cheapskate?
  8. Cousins will not sign a long term deal as long as Bruce Allen is the team president. My reaction
  9. And they finally fired the GM. http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/18867665/scot-mccloughan-washington-redskins-fired-general-manager
  10. Romo waiting for the word while "Times are a changin" plays in the background. I'm gonna miss that dude.
  11. I got no dog in this fight, I just don't think it's trainwreck people are making it into. *shrug*
  12. I don't think this trade is as bad for the Browns as people are reacting to. They get picks to take the contract but according to Adam Schefter they aren't committed to him. Guys on Chicago radio just mentioned this, too. They didnt think so.
  13. Maybe a 4th or 5th this year and a conditional pick next season depending on how far Houston goes this year?
  14. I didn't believe it either but it's getting traction; That PFT article touched on my biggest issue: a trade puts them more on the hook for dead money. So it would have to be better than a late round pick to justify it. Would either team be willing to give up say a 4th? Or even a 3rd? I'd lean more towards the Cowboys putting this out and trying to get a team to bite than it being legit. I've been wrong before, though. eta: HOLY SHIT...NOW I'm starting to believe it.