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#41 Posted on 9.9.05 2246.42
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Football is the only sport I watch, but I'm a huge fan of the Steelers. Although I do cheer for the Vikings too.
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#42 Posted on 10.9.05 0635.02
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NFL: Redskins in the NFC, Raidahs in the AFC
MLB: Dodgers in the NL, Angels in the AL
NBA: Lakers
Hockey: Capitals
NCAA: Washington and Florida State; Duke in Basketball
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#43 Posted on 10.9.05 0813.46
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College football: Penn State
College basketball: Indiana Hoosiers
NFL: Green Bay Packers, NY Giants
af2: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers (not a half-bad team, but a horrible nickname. Go 'neers?)
NHL: NJ Devils
College hockey: BU Terriers (alma mater pick)
MLB: Boston Red Sox

I don't actually follow any pro sports, but I'm a big fan of teams with pirate-related names. This is simply because I think pirates are cool.

This makes me feel so much better about my own "picking teams by uniform colors" phase. That's why the only 2 NBA teams I've ever given a second thought were the Kings and Lakers - purple, plus I was thirteen. Penn State and Indiana were the only two teams that are my "womb to tomb" teams; the rest I just picked and chose along the way.
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#44 Posted on 10.9.05 0934.17
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NFL:None
MLB:Chicago White Sox
NHL:Washington Capitals
NBA:Sacramento Kings and Chicago Bulls
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#45 Posted on 10.9.05 1002.06
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Football: My beloved Seattle Seahawks

Basketball: The University of Kentucky Wildcats (Seattle Supersonics in the NBA)

Baseball: The Cincinnati Reds

Hockey: No real favourite.
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#46 Posted on 10.9.05 1350.35
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Out of the major American sports I only really enjoy watching football and baseball, so:

NFL : San Francisco 49'ers - picked them when I got interested in the sport in the mid-80's just on a whim without realising how good they were at the time.

Only gotten to seen them in the flesh once however - I thought I'd cursed them as they went 21-0 down to the Colts in the first quarter; thankfully they recovered and won the game 34-31 with a final seconds field goal!

MLB : Originally no-one, just enjoyed watching the game as long as the Yankees didn't win (never liked them). However, have now developed a bit of a soft spot for the San Diego Padres, mainly because of my dealings with their front office staff last year - if only all ball clubs could be as helpful as they were. So I thought if I was going to pledge my loyalty to anyone, it might as well be them.

As for sports over here, I support my local (soccer) football team, Aylesbury United. If you want to know how small a club that is, let me just say - average home crowd this season so far : 310.
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#47 Posted on 10.9.05 1430.54
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MLB- New York Yankees. First game I ever remember seeing on TV was when Reggie hit three homers vs the Dodgers in the World Series, been a fan ever since.

NFL- New York Giants.

NBA- Memphis, since the Knicks associated themselves with Isaah Thomas I have forsaken them.

NHL - Pittsburgh, even though I follow the Blackhawks, since I used to work where thier farm team played (NORFOLK SCOPE).

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#48 Posted on 10.9.05 2054.41
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Baseball: Hmm, this is a tough one. Might have to go with the Red Sox.

Football: Don't like the QB, don't like the coach, but still a Giants fan.

Basketball: Celtics

Hockey: Bruins despite the front office/ownership and only because the Whalers don't exist anymore. Brass Bonanza for the national anthem.

College Football: Notre Dame

College Basketball: Despite giving up my season tickets out of protest of them keeping a coach who should be chauffeured in a tiny yellow bus or just fired, Providence. Please hire Bob Huggins, please. Hell, I'll settle for Pitino's kid.
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#49 Posted on 11.9.05 0214.38
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Football: Green Bay. I also like Cincinnati (comes from drafting Chad Johnson in Fantasy Football a couple years back).

Baseball: Milwaukee, and secondly Minnesota. I don't really care much for baseball, but it's always good when a local team wins. And I have to give credit to the Twins, who keep getting it done without a huge payroll (which isn't always a good thing, because it allows Bud to claim that they don't need a salary cap). If the Brewers ever win, I hope they do it by copying Minnesota's system.

College: The state schools. Wisconsin in football. Wisconsin, Marquette, and lately UW-Green Bay in basketball.

Basketball: Back in their heyday, I was a Bulls fan. Everyone had to respect Jordan, but I think my favorite player on the court was Dennis Rodman. I like to see guys who are good passer and defenders (the hardest part of the triple double for them is the 10 points). Since I wasn't a very good shooter, I imagined that I could be like him. Of course I couldn't, because I'm not good at any sports, but it was a nice dream for a while. Lately, I haven't really cared about the NBA much.
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#50 Posted on 11.9.05 1808.35
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Rangers, Mets, Knicks, and Giants. In that order.
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#51 Posted on 12.9.05 1014.46
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NFL: Titans

MLB: Braves

NHL: Predators
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#52 Posted on 12.9.05 1914.44
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MLB: Cubs
NFL: Chiefs
NBA: Bulls
NCAA Football: Fresno State and Notre Dame
NCAA Hoops: Kansas
NCAA Baseball: Fresno State
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#53 Posted on 13.9.05 0124.45
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Baseball: Pujols is your god. Offer respek and he will spare you. Maybe.

Football: Eh. Rams by default, but any good Mound Citizen knows that the only thing more fun than rooting for the Rams is rooting against Mike Martz (first blown time out: one second into the season!) I like the Pack for my father.

Basketball: Fighting Illini, baby. No pro here.

Hockey: Double eh, with a little heart towards the Blues.

(edited by PeterStork on 13.9.05 0125)
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#54 Posted on 14.9.05 0131.22
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MLB -- Dodgers' fan since 1980

NBA -- Lakers' fan since 1980

NHL -- Kings' fan since 1982

NASCAR -- Kurt Busch fan since, well, the beginning of the 2005 season (heh)

In college sports I tend to root for UCLA since a lot of my buddies went there, but I don't pay as much attention to the NCAA as I did about 5, 10 years ago. Too many guys leaving early or not going at all, I suppose.
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#55 Posted on 14.9.05 1023.55
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NFL - Tennessee Titans. I was a fan from back when they were in Houston.
NBA - Detroit Pistons. I am not much of a fan, though. I used to really like the Celtics, back during the Larry Bird era.
MLB - Chicago Cubs. I root for the underdog.
NHL - Detroit Red Wings. Steve Yzerman takes a puck to the face. That earns MY respect.
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#56 Posted on 14.9.05 1852.56
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NFL: Bears (reason: Walter Payton)

MLB: White Sox (reason: Dick Allen/Harold Baines)

NBA: Bulls (reason: Artis Gilmore)

College Football/Basketball: University of Michigan

AFL: Essendon Bombers



(edited by NickBockwinkelFan on 14.9.05 2001)
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#57 Posted on 14.9.05 2124.50
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Basketball - The University of Dayton Flyers

Football - Seattle Seahawks

Baseball - Washington Nationals

Hockey - Vancouver Canucks

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#58 Posted on 8.10.05 0612.00
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NFL: Steelers (overall favorite).

MLB: Yankees.

NHL: Islanders.

NBA: Suns.

So, basically, heartbreak was running RAMPANT in '04....
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#59 Posted on 8.10.05 2128.29
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NFL: Steelers (overall favorite).

MLB: Pirates

NHL: Penguins

NCAA Football & Basketball: Pitt Panthers

High School Sports (especially Football): Gateway Gators, Monroeville, Pa.



Yeah, I'm a huge HOMER.


(edited by Kevintripod on 8.10.05 1934)
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#60 Posted on 8.10.05 2141.03
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    Originally posted by Kevintripod

    Yeah, I'm a huge HOMER.



Same here, hence my screenname.

My interest though in the Bruins (and the NHL in general) began to fade long before the lockout. My other favorite teams....

MLB: Minnesota Twins

NBA: Sacramento Kings

NFL: NY Giants (my dad is a Giants fan, so that rubbed off on me a bit)

AHL: Lowell Lock Monsters
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