Curtis Johnson

A die-hard, broken hearted Chicago Homer, I root for all and against the Sox. A casual fan, will enter into throwdowns on opinion-oriented questions. Faves include Basketball, football, and baseball.

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  • 01:02 AM ET  03.11
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In Yahoo Public League 205859, Dwayne Wade was my premier player.  My team, the Kickers, had an inauspicious beginning, going 1-1-2 in the first four weeks.  Then Dwayne wade got hot.  I only know this because until a couple of weeks ago, I was anxiously awaiting his 22 points and 6 assists.  The Kickers started winning the weekly matchups, and slowly climbed from ninth place to third.  I was ready for the playoffs... haven't been replacing players, just using what I had.Now I have a few decisions to make.  If they can score, the have a sub-.400 FG%and or a…
  • 02:03 AM ET  03.10
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    Ron Turner said "We Got two guys that can get the ball to our receivers."  Brandon LLoyd bought it, and became the second free agent to sign with the Bears.  Now we just have to figure out just who Turner is talking about.     Rex Grossman?  Truly a talent.  Can throw the ball 60 yards on the fly, developing into a deepstrike master.  Unfortunately, the game calls for much shorter passes most of the time, and Rex just can't seem to see those pesky linebackers/defensive backs/corners/safeties/blitzers.  And one good…
  • 05:13 PM ET  03.07
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The lies, the arrests, the court appearances... Everyone one insists that professional sport players, are treated as prima donnas and are coddled too much. Well, here is another prima donna asking for his turn. With baseball's steroid thing, basketball's thug mentality, and the NFL's Bengal franchise, (need I say more?) Goodell has a Primo opportunity to say Enough is Enough. While, I believe he can Rule Jones ineligible from league participation, It would mean more, and stick better in the heads of the players if the individual teams just refuse to sign him. Teams and coaches…

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