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LamarCheeks

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LamarCheeks last won the day on May 29 2018

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About LamarCheeks

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  1. LamarCheeks

    UFC/Boxing Fans

    RIP to Pernell "Sweetpea" Whitaker, who won an Olympic gold medal, at one time was the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world and might be the greatest defensive fighter of all time. He's from Norfolk but was hit by a car and died in Virginia Beach, where I live. He never forgot about his roots, getting a few championship fights in the area -- and that's when a championship fight meant something. https://pilotonline.com/sports/other/boxing/article_f4e8d6de-a6fd-11e9-ac4a-db3b99f41acb.html
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    #USWNT - 2019 World Cup CHAMPS!

    What is Heath waiting for??? Put the ball on goal!!!
  3. LamarCheeks

    #USWNT - 2019 World Cup CHAMPS!

    Should be up 4-0 now. Too much dribbling from Heath and Morgan. Shoot the dadgum ball!
  4. LamarCheeks

    IU Trustee Election

    I voted! Do I get one of those stickers to wear -- like when my dog or I vote in a primary or general election?
  5. I am completely flabbergasted that Michigan has a four-run lead on Texas Tech and is very, very, very close to reaching the CWS final ... I didn't see that coming.
  6. LamarCheeks

    2018-19 NBA Thread

    You've got a wide-open 3 from the corner to win the NBA championship -- and you hit the backboard? ... Really?
  7. Michigan not only went all the way to Oregon to win a regional, but just took two of three from allegedly the best team in the country to reach the CWS. And it could've easily swept UCLA. ... And we won two of three in Ann Arbor. Makes you wonder what we could've accomplished had we actually shown up this postseason.
  8. LamarCheeks

    Kyle Schwarber - Chicago Cubs

    I thought he'd be about a .275-.285 hitter in the bigs, so I'm bummed he's only hitting .222 this year (and .227 for his career). But when he gets hold of one, it goes ...
  9. LamarCheeks

    College Bball Thread

    Pretty interesting read on Mike Davis and his son. ... I always liked Davis, but I thought it was a mistake to hand him the keys to the IU empire after he really hadn't accomplished anything. After that interim season, the administration should've simply said: "We really appreciate you stepping in and getting us through a difficult situation, but we're going in a different direction." ... Initially, the optics wouldn't have been good, but if you bring in the right person, that is soon forgotten. (How many people remember that the Cubs fired Ricky Renteria as manager just because Joe Maddon became available? It was harsh and looked awful, but after four straight playoff appearances, including a World Series title, nobody even remembers that). ... Anyway, here's the Mike and Antoine Davis piece ... https://www.si.com/college-basketball/2019/06/03/antoine-davis-detroit-mercy-mike-davis-nba?xid=socialflow_twitter_si&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=sinow&fbclid=IwAR2RS0KqWbbJCLl_0VPIKcnf1iSFNqxeUo8DA4yY8HXPbOLoRylZtsotuIQ
  10. Bases loaded. No outs. We don't score. Not good. We definitely needed to get on the board after allowing that 4-spot.
  11. Did this team just pack it in after the regular season? ... We need to wake the eff up!
  12. LamarCheeks

    2019 Off-Season IU Roster News and Moves

    What Archie said about Jerome: "Jerome is in Bloomington. He's continuing with his rehabilitation. He's been elevated in terms of his activity level. He's doing a lot more individual stuff. But he's far, far away from having any indication or final decision on where he goes from here. We're probably looking towards July and August to see what he's capable of doing as we continue to progress ... We're excited to get him back on the floor. He's doing a lot more individual work, a lot more weight training and conditioning, so it's good to have him back and being active." What many IU fans seemingly heard: "Jerome has developed gangrene in both of his legs. They will have to be amputated and he will never play basketball again. Because of this, we are likely to finish about 10-22 next season, with no better than a 5-15 Big Ten record."
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    2019 Off-Season IU Roster News and Moves

    I don't regret that Romeo played his one season at IU. I'm just disappointed he got hurt and didn't have more of an impact season -- although 16.5 points a game ain't all that bad. But I have a feeling (call me crazy if you will -- many people have), that the team's chemistry will be better without him. I think there's something to what Seth Greenberg was saying about having one one-and-done. I think having Romeo -- while on the surface, should've been a big bonus -- was a huge detriment to chemistry. Even before the rumors about him and other players' girlfriends, I think some of the older dudes really resented him and the attention he got. That's their problem -- not his -- but regardless, it was there. I don't know that we'll be any better on the court, but I have a feeling the chemistry will improve.
  14. LamarCheeks

    2019 Off-Season IU Roster News and Moves

    I would suspect it's about 99 percent certain that Smith, Green and Durham are returning to school, but I haven't seen anything regarding their decisions. I believe the deadline to withdraw your name from the draft and still be able to retain college eligibility is tomorrow, so I guess we'll find out soon.
  15. LamarCheeks

    IndyCar thread

    Maybe the timing wasn't the best on that, but the Stanley Cup actually is the best trophy in sports. ... And I was born and raised in Indiana, graduated from IU and have watched the Indy 500 for 45-plus years.
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