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  1. ChrisLong liked MileHigh's post in the thread With a D R I V E off into the sunset!.

    That was an awesome five minutes.

    Oct 19, 2020 at 8:28 PM
  2. ChrisLong liked Flip Wilson's post in the thread I'm missing marching bands at college football games thread.

    Not college, but still.... I have two kids in high school marching band. None of the teams coming to play here are bringing their...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 6:46 PM
  3. ChrisLong replied to the thread Gannett Voluntary Buyouts.

    Our company called it a Voluntary Severance Plan. The acronym, VSP, was the same as the vision insurance plan, Vision Service Plan. Some...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 4:06 PM
  4. ChrisLong replied to the thread RIP Sid Hartman.

    I was told the list is somewhere on BBWAA.com, but you have to dig for it. I spent 10 minutes and gave up.

    Oct 19, 2020 at 4:01 PM
  5. ChrisLong replied to the thread 2020 MLB postseason thread.

    Thanks for the reminder. Local high school star. Day game in the east. PM paper. Today's news today ... in print.

    Oct 19, 2020 at 3:53 PM
  6. ChrisLong liked Songbird's post in the thread 2020 MLB postseason thread.

    39 years ago today. Hi, SJ Expos fans! [MEDIA]

    Oct 19, 2020 at 3:47 PM
  7. ChrisLong replied to the thread NFL Week 6 thread: Godspeed, Sneeze Achiu.

    Might be fourth. I looked up their roster and they had 3 guys listed. Same with the depth chart. Roster didn't included the practice...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 1:24 PM
  8. ChrisLong replied to the thread 2020 MLB postseason thread.

    I thought about the lack of fundamentals all season. Did they not have enough time in spring training and summer camp to work on them?...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 12:55 PM
  9. ChrisLong replied to the thread With a D R I V E off into the sunset!.

    The best. Wish he had come west more often.

    Oct 19, 2020 at 12:46 PM
  10. ChrisLong liked playthrough's post in the thread With a D R I V E off into the sunset!.

    The very, very best. I love this line from the Post story: “Plus, I’ve now accumulated enough frequent-flyer miles — to not go anywhere.”

    Oct 19, 2020 at 12:45 PM
  11. ChrisLong liked Liut's post in the thread With a D R I V E off into the sunset!.

    John Forslund would be a good choice, as well.

    Oct 19, 2020 at 12:44 PM
  12. ChrisLong replied to the thread RIP Sid Hartman.

    I just contacted Ross Newhan. Here is his response: "I am No 2, though I take no pleasure in becoming No. 1 under the circumstances of...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 12:17 PM
  13. ChrisLong replied to the thread RIP Sid Hartman.

    Secretary of the L.A.-Anaheim chapter told me Newhan is No. 2 and Waldner is No. 4.

    Oct 19, 2020 at 11:39 AM
  14. ChrisLong liked TigerVols's post in the thread RIP Sid Hartman.

    Not to threadjack, but if that beloved dog of yours has two digits in its age, I strongly encourage you to go ahead and adopt a little...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 11:29 AM
  15. ChrisLong replied to the thread RIP Sid Hartman.

    Ross Newhan (a Hall of Famer) and Mike Waldner in L.A. are both in the low single digits.

    Oct 18, 2020 at 10:35 PM
  16. ChrisLong liked Spartan Squad's post in the thread Week 7 College Football Thread.

    Oh good. I hope someone in the athletics department got a talking to from Lawrence Fan.

    Oct 18, 2020 at 9:57 PM
  17. ChrisLong liked gingerbread's post in the thread President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread.

    I am so ready for a world where I don't feel compelled to check political tweets daily/hourly, and where I can look at this thread maybe...

    Oct 18, 2020 at 9:48 PM
  18. ChrisLong liked Moderator1's post in the thread RIP Sid Hartman.

    I'm down to the dog. No more wife. If I do manage to live to 100, I want this dog with me the whole time. If I do live to 100, I want...

    Oct 18, 2020 at 5:43 PM
  19. ChrisLong replied to the thread RIP Sid Hartman.

    At least my wife still loves me. And the dog, sometimes.

    Oct 18, 2020 at 5:38 PM
  20. ChrisLong replied to the thread RIP Sid Hartman.

    Howie's fucking kid comes along and steals all my glory, now this dude shows up. There's also a big-time TV producer. I might as well...

    Oct 18, 2020 at 5:33 PM
  21. ChrisLong replied to the thread RIP Sid Hartman.

    RIP to a legendary sports journalist.

    Oct 18, 2020 at 3:53 PM
  22. ChrisLong replied to the thread Gannett Voluntary Buyouts.

    OCR had a no-jump policy in the late 90s-early 00s. Columns were the exception. It was ridiculous. Angels, 9-inch gamer. Super Bowl,...

    Oct 17, 2020 at 7:03 PM
  23. ChrisLong replied to the thread Gannett Voluntary Buyouts.

    A previous sports editor explained that "printing extra copies" because of a big event is a necessary Catch-22. You gotta do it. But...

    Oct 17, 2020 at 12:51 PM
  24. ChrisLong replied to the thread Obscure sports trivia.

    OK, looked up Regan. Pitching for the Dodgers in 1966, he was 14-1 with 1.62 ERA and 21 saves in 65 games. Finished 48 games. Seventh in...

    Oct 17, 2020 at 12:40 PM
  25. ChrisLong liked Splendid Splinter's post in the thread The TV thread.

    I really need to binge the West Wing. I have heard nothing but great things and it seems like the type of show I would enjoy.

    Oct 17, 2020 at 12:31 PM