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2014 Fantasy Hockey Season!!! Tags: Fantasy Hockey league

For those of you that played fantasy hockey last year check your emails for the invite to this year's league! 

If you do not want to play let me know in the comment section below and I'll remove you from the league invites and add someone else who wants to play. The draft is set for Sunday September 29th at 7:30 pm EST. It's a live snake draft and the order will be determined by the computer just prior to draft time. 

FYI...I've already informed Jeff that this season he gets no tips from me, so if he asks for any advise do so at your own peril. 

If his Name Wasn't Petty.... Tags: Kyle Petty Danica Patrick NASCAR

He'd be just another average driver, not really that relevant. He obviously rode the coat tails of his famous father and judging from his stats he was only able to hang on to sponsorship due to the Petty brand, if he was anyone else those last 13 years of being winless he'd be washing windshields in the pit not sitting behind the wheel of a race car. Since he chose to call out Danica Patrick I decided to look up his stats since I'm only a novice race fan, but I know enough that he was never any standout driver like Earnhardt or Bill Elliott. Let's take a look at some of the statistics that standout most from this driver who made no bones about calling out Danica Patrick. First, she's done something he never did, ran Indy Series, she is not a prodigy but he is. 
Here's what I got from his stats that made me wonder why he felt the need to point out how she qualifies, he must have a very short memory, or inhaled way too much carbon monoxide. 
Petty raced for 30 seasons, but didn't get his first win until his 8th year. His last 13 years of racing he had no wins at all. He had only 8 wins overall during his spectacular 30 year career. 
In 30 years he raced 829 times yet he won only 8 poles.
His average start? 23rd
His average finish? 21st
In a total of 232,922 laps he led only 3,909.
He had 28 DNQ's.
And had 52 top 5 finishes in 30 years. 
Now to the diehard fan these stats might mean something, but for me they say Kyle Petty is the last person in the world who should be questioning Danica Patrick's ability. Maybe Danica doesn't qualify that well, but Mr Petty, it was hardly anything you mastered in 30 years of racing…from the stats I'm seeing, you sir, sucked at qualifying too, and maybe you did breathe in too many fumes…judging from your average finish you were pulling up the rear weekly!
Stats were taken from
I had to run when I posted this, and then thought it would be fair to offer some comparison from Danica's career and I'll use Indy stats first since that's where her career took off and Petty never even ventured into the high speed, open wheel racing that as far as I'm concerned takes a lot of balls to run in. 
In 7 years Patrick ran in 115 races, had 0 DNQ's, won 1 race, had 3 poles, her average start was 12th and average finish was 10th.
In NASCAR  she has started 60 races, never had a DNQ (better than Petty to date in both INDY and NASCAR), average start was 18th (better than Petty), average finish 21st (same as Petty), she's had 1 top 5 and 7 top 10 finishes in just 4 years. If anything, in Petty's first four years, and cars were nowhere near as fast as they are now, he fared the same if only a little better in top 10 finishes, he had to wait 8 years to win his first race. Again, Kyle Petty needs to shut the fuck up! And by the way, Danica looks a helluva a lot better with a ponytail than Petty does, and I'll go out on a limb and bet she looks a lot better naked too. 
The Bro Code - Volume Two Tags: Bro Code
I had been wanting to start a new Bro Code for a while, after what I saw today I felt now was as good a time as any. I've got two that are big time Bro Code violations! Since its been a while since we last did this I'm sure we can come up with some really good offenses against the Bro Code!

1) Guys who lay poolside all by themselves should never, under any circumstances use their cell phone to take pictures of themselves to post online.

2) Any guy who uses Foursquare should get his Man card revoked for using it, and needs a smack in the head when he shares what he posts on Facebook so everyone knows he just left the QuikMart with a coffee and $10 in gas. Really dude? We not only don't give a shit but now we all know you long to be mayor of the local gas and go. That's pitiful.
The YGS NCAA Bracket Challenge Tags: NCAA Bracket Challenge

It wasn't like most of us at the Gab (or anyone else on the planet) couldn't use their bracket picks to fire up the grill after the second round, one of my two were toast by then, but there was a select few who were able to move on and stay competitive. In the end only one could win, and I'm pleased to announce that Qwazier held on for the win. Congrats Qwazier....great job!

Funny thing about Qwazier, she's claims she knows squat about college basketball, but wins the challenge, and she claims not to be into hockey yet her Gab fantasy team was one of the toughest to what I believe is her first venture into fantasy hockey. Yeah, okay! I think we're dealing with the ultimate sandbagger here folks. I've got my eye on you...and no more hockey tips for you and Jeff anymore either. 

Btw...Today Is Frag's Birthday! Tags: Fragnoli's b-day

                                                                Happy birthday Kyle from the gang at the Gab!


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