Matt's Denver Broncos Scrapbook (NFL)
#41 Fan Denver Broncos
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What a week #1 of the NFL.
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BRONCOS WIN! Neckbeard to Marshall but tipped...
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It is GAME DAY! To the Broncos, please prove...
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
John Elway, Tom Jackson, Terrell Davis, Simon Fletcher, Steve Atwater, Craig Morton, Rod Smith, Ed McCaffery, Shannon Sharpe, Al Wilson, Tyrone Braxton, Ray Crockett, Steve Smith, Steve Wilhite, Sammy Winder, Jay Cutler, John Mobley, Randy Gradishar, Gary Zimmerman, Stinky, Tom Nalen, Elvis Dumerville, Karl Mecklenberg
Why I am a fan:
Ever since that November day in 1977, I caught Broncomania.
Favorite Moments:
Tie 11/24/77 The day I became a Bronco fan. When Tom Jackson took back a Bert Jones pass 73 yards. After watching all the orange frenzy brake out. I was hooked. Jan 1998 - John Mobley knocking down a Farve 4th down pass to ensure a Bronco Super Bowl
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Matt's Chicago White Sox Scrapbook (MLB)
#45 Fan Chicago White Sox
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Is it 2010 yet?
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Well last night's loss was a nice little gut...
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Sox are beginning to circle the drain.
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Harold Baines, Frank Thomas, Jack McDowell, Paul Konerko, Ozzie Guillen, Jermaine Dye, Bobby Jenks, Mark Buehrle, Robin Ventura, Joe Crede, Carlton Fisk, Bo Jackson, Lance Johnson, Alex Fernandez, Wilson Alverez, Jason Bere, Greg Luzinksi, Greg Walker, Julio Cruz, Ron LeFlore, Chet Lemon, Joey Cora, Jose Valentine and his power stache', Ron Karkovice, Carlos Lee, The Pope Don Pall, Scott Radinsky, Bobby Thigpen, Scott Fletcher, Tim Raines
Why I am a fan:
Funny story, but it all started because of their hats and I wanted to be different.
Favorite Moments:
The only thing that tops the White Sox World Series win is witnessing the Sox winning 3 in a row in Anaheim to win the ALCS.
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Matt's Los Angeles Lakers Scrapbook (NBA)
#223 Fan Los Angeles Lakers
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Still has Randy Newman's "I Love L.A.!" running through my head.
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Game 5 gentlemen, show up. Sure it is 3-1, but...
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D-FISH you magficant bastard!
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Magic Johnson, The Captian, Big Game James Worthy, Kobe, Shaq, Kurt Rambis, Coop, Byron Scott , The Wreck Mike Smrek, AC, Rick Fox, Lamar Odom, Jamal Wilkes, Nicky Van Quicky, Robert Horry, Pau Gasol, D-Fish, Mychal Thompson
Why I am a fan:
Showtime, Magic, Chick, the Skyhook and the baby hook at the Garden.
Favorite Moments:
15 point comeback in game 7 of the 2000 Western Conference Finals.
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Matt's Los Angeles Kings Scrapbook (NHL)
#35 Fan Los Angeles Kings
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Congrats to Luc Robitaille on making the Hall of Fame!
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Time to crawl out of the basement and into the...
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
#99, Lucky, Ziggy Plaffy, Marcel Dionie, Jimmy Carson, Anze Kopitar, Dave Taylor, Rob Blake, Dustin Brown, Bernie Nichols, Kelly Hrudey, Charlie Simmer, Dave Taylor, Rogie Vachon, Foxy, Wayne Simmonds, Jack Johnson, Tony Granato, Tomas Sandstrom, Blue Stauber, Fisset, Daryl Evans
Why I am a fan:
Someone has to love them.
Favorite Moments:
The 1993 playoff run which was ruined by a crooked stick & the 2001 playoffs beating the Red Wings.
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Matt's UCLA Bruins Scrapbook (NCAAF)
#15 Fan UCLA Bruins
6 Takes
More football please!
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Rick, it is time to pull Craft. He's not...
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Look if the Bruins don't show up Saturday the...
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Cade Mc Nown, J.J. Stokes, Skip Hicks, Sean La Chapplle, Tommy Maddox, Danny Farmer, Matt Darby, Matt Barnes, Bruce Davis, Brendon Ayanbadejo, John Lee, Troy Aikman, Karl Dorrell, Paco Craig, Gaston Green, Kenny Easley, Roman Pfiffer, Jonathan Odgen, Wayne Cook, Maurice Drew, Lance Zeno
Why I am a fan:
Always wanted to go there, also I could never root for USC.
Favorite Moments:
UCLA's 17 point comeback versus USC in 1996. I sat at the Rose Bowl and felt it was all over when SC went back up 17, but the Bruins got up off the floor and made life miserable for USC, that and the miracle of 2006 beating USC and ruining their shot at BCS Championship game appearance.
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Matt's Bio
Well finally I have finished my 2010...
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Duck Hunt! Duck Hunt! KINGS WIN,...
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Has really enjoyed watching the Kings...
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13  |  21  |  3/4/10
 (The author is hoping that this article is like Log, that it is better than bad, it’s good.) Well it is that time again boys and girls. Football is in the rear window, the NHL and NBA a...  Read More »
Sport: MLB
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Friends, Q’ers, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury the 2009 Broncos, not to praise them. Okay, I am being a wee bit too dramatic and overly pessimistic, but upon review of my ...  Read More »
Sport: NFL
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Friends, Q’ers, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury the 2009 Broncos, not to praise them. Okay, I am being a wee bit too dramatic and overly pessimistic, but upon review of my com...  Read More »
Sport: NFL
27  |  10  |  3/17/09
Hello Q’ers it is that time of the year again. No, it’s not time to argue over NIT brackets, it is time for baseball. So now you are asking what does a yahoo born and raised in Southern Ca...  Read More »
Sport: MLB
About Me
 
 
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Is just a simple man in a complex world. A Bronocos, White Sox, Lakers, Bruins, Kings, Man Utd., CSF Fullerton fan from Orange County who still mistakenly thinks that one day either Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland will get back to a world cup. I am sports junkie, who will watch anything with a score.
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 165
Bats: R
Throws: R
Schools: El Dorado, Fullerton College, Cal State Fullerton
Relationship Status: Long Term Contract (Married)
Kids: None
Occupation: Health Care
Places I lived: Costa Mesa CA, Placentia CA.
Greatest Moment in Sports:1947 Robinson breaking the color barrier, The Miracle On Ice, Super Bowl III
Greatest Event in Sports:Any football weekend in the fall, March Maddness, the Super Bowl. Best time of year has to be October when weekends are stacked with football, hockey, and playoff baseball.
Greatest Athlete of All Time:Sure you can throw out Thorpe, Owens, Brown, but I am going out on a limb here. I am going to say if he had not gotten hurt Vincent Edward Jackson could have been.
Greatest Coach of All Time:Take your pick: Bill Walsh, Paul Brown, Vince Lombardi, Casey Stengal, John McGraw, Phil Jackson, John Wooden, Scott Bowman, Herb Brooks
Most Fanatical Moment:Snuck into game 5 of the 2005 ALCS to see the White Sox clinch the AL title.
My Sports Superstitions:That varies from team to team. Heck it varies minute to minute.
Most Disappointing Sports Moments:Tie. Super Bowl XXIV that was not a football game that was watching a snuff film being made, 1996 AFC Divison Playoffs and losing to Jacksonville, 1983 ALCS getting abused by the O's and Tito #$%&ing Landrum, after winning game 1, and the McSorley's curved stick in game 2 of the Stanley Cup.
Fantasy Sports I Play:NFL, MLB, NBA
Fantasy Skill Level:Fair to middle.
Sports I Play:Running, Weightlfting
Nickname:Boski
Current Skill Level:Very little, enough to keep from getting too humilated. My playing style is Drunken Toaster.
Highest Organized Level:Rec Leauges and High School
Athletes I've Played With/Against:Phil Nevin, Brett Tomko, Brandon Stai, Rob Johnson, Steve Stenstrom, I know I missing some others
Sports Trophies/Awards:2 "Character" Awards from football
Career Highlights:Hitting a walkoff while playing softball at Disney, sure they were shorthanded, but I am still going to take it.
Career Lowlights:I have had many, but being scrub and barely getting a sniff of playing time on the only team in my high school history that went 0-10.
Sports Injuries:Shoulder tear, groin, creaky knees
Games I Usually Attend:A couple Angel games, a Dodgers game or two, maybe one down to San Diego. Also catch a couple at the Rose Bowl. One to two NHL games, either at the Pond or Staples
Greatest Sporting Event I've Attended:2005 ALCS Games 3, 4 & 5., 2004 Rose Bowl, Game 1 2000 NBA Finals
Sports People I've Met:Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe, Leon Wood, Ozzie Guillen, Charlie Hough, Rex Hudler, Jackie Wallace, Kurt Rambis, Ken Landreaux & Lenny Randle at a Taco Bell (I know bizzare), Rollie Fingers.
Sports Figures from my Hometown:Brett Tomko, Janet Evans, Phil Nevin, Dan Petry, Shawn Ray
Most Prized Sports Possessions:The ball from Double Duty
Sports Trading Cards:I got some, but not a huge collection. Now if you are looking for Biff Pocaroba cards well I am your man.
Athlete Autographs:John Wooden, Champ Bailey, Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe, Harold Baines, John Elway, Frank Thomas, Joe Crede, Ozzie Gullien, Stu Lantz, Brandon McCarthy, Bobby Thigpen, Jim Fergosi
Favorite Sports Collectibles:Super Bowl Programs, Team Media Guides
Dream Sports Job:SInce I will never be the starting First Baseman for the White Sox or TE for the Broncos I would love to either, be a full time contributer to FanIQ, doing research work for STATS, or setting lines in Las Vegas.
Favorite Jerseys:John Elway, Terrell Davis
Favorite Sports Brands:addidas, Nike, Under Armour, Brooks
Favorite Ballgame Foods:Dodger Dog, peanuts, sun flower seeds, sweet potatoe fries
Beer of Choice:(s) Guinness (but only across the pond), Stella Atrois, Spaten, Amstel Light, Hoegaarden, Smithwicks, Sierra Nevada, Chimay, Sam Adams, Delirium and so on. . .
Ugliest Athletes:Otis Nixon, Popeye Jones, Sam Cassell, Don Mossi, Paul Mokeski, Gheorge Muersan, Greg Ostertag, Larry Bird, Dennis Rodman
Favorite Sports Announcers:Bob Miller, Vin Scully, Chick Hearn, Jack Buck, Dick Enberg, Curt Gowdy, Charlie Jones, Bob Trumpy, Hank Stram, Al Michaels, Al McGuire, Petros Papadakis, Matt Smith, Pat Summerall, Harry Kalas, Scott Van Pelt, Kenny Mayne, Tom Jackson and let us not forget the voice that will most likely be the one I hear when going through the pearly gate, Jon Fucenda
Least Favorite Sports Announcers:Joe Buck, Bryant Gumbel, Joe Buck, Tommy Heinshon, Joe Buck, Tim McCarber, the current USC football crew.
Favorite Sports "Experts":Petros and Money Show, Will Leitch, David Halberstam, Frank Deford, Michael Silver, Jeremy Green, The War Room, Scouts Inc. Football Outsiders, Baseball Prospectus, many of the contributors to the Q.
Least Favorite Sports "Experts":Jay "the joke" Marriotti, Stu Scott, Mike Lupica, Bob Ryan, Dick Vitale, Chris Berman
Favorite Sports Movies:Any Given Sunday, The Natural, Slap Shot, Mr. Baseball, The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh, Longest Yard, Major League, Eight Men Out
Favorite Sports Books:October '64, America's Game, Breaks of the Game, March to Maddness, Bronx Zoo, Ball Four
Favorite Sports Websites:Deadspin, Sports Rubbish, Football Outsiders, Baseball Prospectus, Sporting News, ESPN, Fox Sports, What If Sports, Mile High Report, ProFootball Weekly, ProFootball Talk, NFL.com
Sports Video Games I Play:EA Madden Series, EA College Football Series, NCAAF 2K Series, NBA 2K Series, EA NHL Series
Video Game Skill Level/ Playing Style:I have not picked up a paddle in years so I think my level is hovering around "sucks"
Favorite Sports Video Games:Madden, NHL 93, Double Dribble.
Non-Sports Hobbies and Interests:Trivia, history, reading, and looking for ways to spread all the useless bits of info that crowd my little brain.
Movies:Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Tombstone, The Manchurian Candidate (Orginal), Better Off Dead, Anchorman, Patton, Braveheart, Animal House, Clerks, Any Given Sunday, Mallrats, Dogma, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, Trainspotting, Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom, Hollywood Shuffle, Fletch, Amadeus,
TV:Breaking Bad, The "IT" Crowd, Family Guy, Jimmy Kimmel, The Wire, The Mighty Boosh, The Colbert Report, The Simpsons, Pros Vs. Joes, CSI, Adult Swim, No Reservations, Sports Center, Entourage, Big Love, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Music:U2, The Police, Midnight Oil, The Clash, Beck, Soul Coughing, Radiohead, Henry Rollins, Beastie Boys, Zero 7, Massive Attack, Rage Against the Machine, Killing Joke, Frank Sinatra, Sex Pistols, Filter, The Jam, Pixies, The Cure, The Smiths, NIN, The Streets, Depeche Mode, Arcade Fire, The Crystal Method, Johnny Cash, Peter Gabriel, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, The Pouges, Prodigy, Public Ememy, The Ramones, Soundgarden, The Specials, XTC, Tears for Fears, Tool, The Verve, The Clancy Brothers, Irish Rovers, Ice Cube, The Hives, Happy Mondays, Stone Roses, Fat Boy Slim, Everclear, Elvis Costello, Tribe Called Quest, Fugazi,
Video Games:Is Missile Command still popular?
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Teams Matt Hates
Oakland Raiders
Why I Hate Them: Kim Jung Al
Players I Hate: Jeff Hostetler, Tim Brown, Kenny Stabler, Greg Townsend, Napoleon Kaufman, Fred Belickenkof
Anaheim Ducks
Why I Hate Them: I am Kings fan living under Ducks occupation.
Players I Hate: Pronger, Neidermeyer DEAD!, Karia, Jiggy, Pronger
Minnesota Twins
Why I Hate Them: Forever a pain in my side!
Players I Hate: None added yet...
Boston Celtics
Why I Hate Them: As a Laker Fan it is my job to hate the Celtics.
Players I Hate: Bird, McHale, DJ, Ainge, Pierce, KG, Parrish, Walton, Jesus Shuttlesworth
USC Trojans
Why I Hate Them: Where do I start
Players I Hate: Bush, Leinart, Seau, Allen, White, Lott, Malaluga