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Greenlawler
11-26-2009, 02:45 AM
Well I have only been active in "The Locker Room" for a few months but I am enjoying the debate and conversation.

One thing I would like to suggest id for all of the regular, and not so regular contributors to this area of the sight to show you loyalties. I am very curious as to who supports who.

So I will start the progress and hopefully all of you whom I have gotten to know through this medium will respond.

Favorite Sport: Football

NFL team:
Favorites: Tennessee Titans, Green Bay Packers
Least Favorites: Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts

MLB team:
Favorites: Milwaukee Brewers, Boston Red Sox
Least Favorites: New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals

NBA team
Favorites: Milwaukee Bucks, Utah Jazz
Least Favorites: Los Angeles Lakers

NHL team
Favorites: Nashville Predators
Least Favorite: Detroit Red Wings

College Sports:
Vanderbilt in every sport

Nascar: No one active
Other rooting interest: I like the UFC, and enjoy soccer when the USA is playing

Favorit Atheletes: Paul Molitor, Jack Lambert, Reggie White, Any Titan.

So there are my favs who are yours?

WDWfanatic742
11-26-2009, 05:35 AM
Favorite Sport: Football

NFL
Favorite: Atlanta Falcons
Least Favorites: New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys, New York (Both)

MLB
Favorite: Baltimore Orioles
Least Favorites: New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox

NBA
Favorite: New Jersey Nets (Yes, I know :rolleyes:)
Least Favorites: Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics

NHL
Favorite: Anaheim Ducks
Least Favorites: Detroit Red Wings, Dallas Stars

College
Favorite: University of Florida Gators :gator:
Least Favorites: Anyone in any conference other than the SEC except Iowa

Nascar
Favorite: Jeff Gordon
Least Favorite: Kyle Busch

Other rooting interest: Getting more into UFC after every fight

Favorite Athletes: Steve Bartkowski, Cal Ripken Jr, Jason Kidd, Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Danny Wuerffel

cajundisneyfreak
11-26-2009, 09:49 AM
I root for the New Orleans Saints baby! 10-0 Who Dat!!!!!!!!!!!

gueli
11-26-2009, 10:21 AM
Favorite Sport: Football

NFL team:
Favorite: NY Jets
Who I like: NY Giants, Steelers (who are my goto team when the Jets are out of the playoffs, I also root for them throughout the year, and have been rooting for them since the 1970's)
Favorite Rival : Miami
Least Favorites: NE Patriots, Cowboys

MLB team:
Favorites: New York Yankees, NY Mets
Least Favorites: Not a big baseball fan, I root for the NY teams,( my late uncle was a huge Yankees fan)- so in his honor I root for them, but I tend not to get into debates about them

NBA team
Is it football season yet (or hockey ?)

NHL team
Favorites: NY Islanders, Penguins
Least Favorite: Flyers

College Sports:
USC football (Big Pete Carrol fan)

Nascar: not for me
Other rooting interest: I like the UFC (heck I even like Brok Lesner-hope he gets well soon)

Favorite Atheletes: I dont put athelets up on a pedistal. I like some flamboyant ones, and respect many others- it varies a lot. Michael Phellps, Shaun White, mike bossy, cutis martin, mario lemieux.

Let the fun begin
:number1:

Reedy Creek Buccaneer
11-26-2009, 10:27 AM
Favorite Sport: Football

NFL team:
Favorites: Cincinnati Bengals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Least Favorites: Dallas Cowboys

MLB team:
Favorites: Cincinnati Reds
Least Favorites: Los Angeles Dodgers

NBA team
Favorites: Boston Celtics, Indiana Pacers
Least Favorites: Los Angeles Lakers

NHL team
Favorites: Nashville Predators, Anaheim Ducks
Least Favorite: IDK

College Sports:
Kentucky

Nascar: Tony Stewart


Favorit Atheletes: Steve Largent, Larry Bird, Herschel Walker

Scar
11-26-2009, 10:38 AM
NFL
:number1: Giants (also root for Jets)
:down: Eagles

MLB
:number1: Mets
:down: Yankees

NHL
Couldn't care less - Although I like to see the Devils win

NBA
Could care even less than hockey

College
:number1: Rutgers, Princeton
:down: Boston College and any Big Ten team

NASCAR
Don't watch but I pull for Juan Pablo Montoya

Favorite Athlete: Larry Holmes. My father worked with his brother. And it was before my time but my father also worked with, and was freinds with James Braddock.

Greenlawler
11-26-2009, 05:09 PM
Scar,

Very cool about Braddock. Cinderella Man is one of my all time favorite books, the movie was great too. I watched allot of his old fights online.

Gueli,
I do not put them on a pedestal I just enjoy watching them. I used to collect autographs, and honestly I did tend to put atheletes on a pedestal years ago. After I had been in the hobby for about 4 years I learned better.

SBETigg
11-26-2009, 08:00 PM
Football is my favorite sport.

NFL team:
Favorite: New England Patriots
Least Favorites: NY Giants, Jets, Indianapolis Colts, Dallas Cowboys

MLB team:
Favorites: Boston Red Sox
Least Favorites: New York Yankees

Favorite Athelete: Tedy Bruschi (retired and I miss him!) Patriots.

diz_girl
11-27-2009, 01:08 PM
Favorite Sport: Football. Also up there is swimming and tennis.

NFL team:
Favorite: Philadelphia Eagles
Least Favorites: Dallas Cowboys and any team that beat the Eagles in a Superbowl, which means the NE Patriots (cheated) and the Oakland Raiders (played dirty).

MLB team:
Favorite: Philadelphia Phillies
Least Favorite: Don't care - it's not Football

NBA team
Favorites: Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets
Least Favorite: Don't care - it's not Football

NHL team
Favorites: Philadelphia Flyers
Least Favorite: Don't care - it's not Football

College Sports:
Rutgers, Penn State and the University of Houston

Nascar: You can't be serious? It's not a real sport and neither is golf.

Other rooting interest: The Olympics. For the summer Olympics my favorite sport is swimming and for the Winter Olympics my favorite sport is now curling, closely followed by downhill skiing.

Favorite Athlete: I'm going to expand this and give one of my favorite figures in sports, which would include announcers. I'd have to say Jim McKay. The Olympics just aren't the same without him. RIP Jim McKay.

Melanie
11-27-2009, 04:59 PM
Fun post! :thumbsup:

Favorite Sport: Football now has the edge, but it was always baseball growing up

NFL:
Favorites: Carolina Panthers
Least Favorites: New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles

MLB:
Favorites: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Rays
Least Favorites: Philadelphia Phillies

NBA:
Favorites: San Antonio Spurs
Least Favorites: don't really dislike any team

NHL:
Favorites: Tampa Bay Lightning
Least Favorite: haven't followed the sport long enough to dislike anyone yet

College:
Wake Forest University, Texas A&M

Nascar: don't really have a favorite driver, but dislike Jeffy Gordon and the Busch brothers

Favorite Athletes: have tons, but Tim Duncan and Tom Glavine are my two big ones

gueli
11-27-2009, 07:41 PM
Gueli,
I do not put them on a pedestal I just enjoy watching them. I used to collect autographs, and honestly I did tend to put atheletes on a pedestal years ago. After I had been in the hobby for about 4 years I learned better.

I was about to go- waitaminute- I wasnt saying... - But I reread your post and realized you were not being defensive- and I was going to say I did not mean to offend... But realy your reply was not going there. :thumbsup:

I do not think collecting autographs is such a bad thing, especially if you go and meet that person in person. The last autographs I went to colect was from WWII veterans at an airshow near reading, pa. Some people I look up to, especially when you hear about some of their exploits.
Well anyway,
Back to the OP...
:D

Pagan
11-27-2009, 08:20 PM
Favorite Sport: Hockey

NFL team:
Favorite: Miami Dolphins
Least Favorites: New England Patriots, NY Jets

MLB team:
Favorite: New York Yankees
Least Favorites: LA Angels, Boston Red Sox

NBA team
Can't stand basketball

NHL team
Favorite: Pittsburgh Penguins
Least Favorite: Washington Capitals, Philadelphia Flyers, New York Rangers

College Sports:
Don't follow.

Nascar: Could care less. More of an NHRA guy. In that light, John Force.

Favorit Atheletes: Dan Marino, Bobv Griese, Larry Czonka, Mario Lemiuex, Ron Francis, Evgeni Malkin, Marc Andre Fleury, Hidecki Matsui

Melanie
11-27-2009, 09:21 PM
Oh my goodness, how on earth could I forget my "least favorite" college sports team? I HATE, DESPISE, LOATHE, ETC. the UNC Tarheels. :ack::ack::ack:

RedSoxFan
11-27-2009, 10:41 PM
Favorite Sport: Baseball & Football

MLB:
Favorite: Red Sox
Least Favorite: Yankees

NFL:
Favorite: Patriots
Least Favorite: Jets, Giants, Bills & Colts

NHL:
Favorite: Bruins

NBA:
Favorite: Celtics

Don't really follow the NHL or NBA; but root for the home team.

College:
Favorite: Notre Dame, U of Kentucky, UNC
These are the teams my 3 boys like so I cheer with them.

Favorite Athlete: Tedy Bruschi, Tom Brady, Dustin Pedroia and the rest of the Red Sox!!

sportsguy2315
11-28-2009, 02:05 AM
Favorite Sport: Football and hockey

NFL
Favorite: Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Least Favorites: Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers

MLB
Favorite: Minnesota Twins, Chicago Cubs
Least Favorites: Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Yankees

NBA
Favorite: Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics (For KG)
Least Favorites: Los Angeles Lakers

NHL
Favorite: They don't exist in this form yet, but Hamilton. Here's hoping :)
Least Favorites: Detroit Red Wings, Vancouver Canucks

College
Favorite: Florida State Seminoles, Minnesota basketball
Least Favorites: That one school from Gainesville :P , USC

Nascar: Not really into it, season's a tad too long for me but I'll watch certain races (i.e. both Daytona races, Bristol)

Other rooting interest: IRL, boxing, Arena Football, CFL, golf, tennis, LA Galaxy and Everton soccer

Favorite Athletes: Michael Jordan, Mark Messier, Cris Carter, Andy Roddick, Kenny Perry (Played in a Nationwide Tour event just outside my hometown and was a really nice guy), Tiger Woods, Manny Paciaquo.

Hammer
11-29-2009, 09:49 PM
Favorite Sport: Baseball

NFL:
Favorites: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (yes, I know, but I'm a native of the Tampa area and have stood by them since 0-26 so I won't abandon them now)
Least Favorites: New England Patriots, Miami Dolphins

MLB:
Favorites: Philadelphia Phillies
Least Favorites: Braves, Yankees

NBA:
Favorites: 76ers
Least Favorites: Lakers

NHL:
Favorites: Flyers
Least Favorite: don't really have one, as this is my least favorite of the 4 major pro team sports

College:
Favorite- Boston College (where I did graduate work), South Florida (for Dad, who is an alum)
Least Favorite- Notre Dame, by a mile!

Nascar: could care less

Favorite Athletes: I don't really have any favorites. Growing up it was Dr. J, but after all that stuff came out about him in his divorce and he was less than a good husband and father, it tainted my love for athletes. Then a friend of mine went to work for the Red Sox after college as a TV producer and traveled with the team. I learned from him that 95% of the athletes he came in contact with in his job (and not just Red Sox players, either) were self-centered egotistical jerks to most people. So, I root for teams, not players.

magicofdisney
11-29-2009, 10:53 PM
Love Football. Don't care for most other sports but my oldest son went through a Nascar phase and now I'm familiar with many drivers. His favorite was Jeff Gordon.

GO GATORS!!!

And I liked the Bills of the '90's in spite of their Super Bowl losses.

2Epcot
11-30-2009, 12:37 AM
Favorite Sport: NFL Football, NBA

NFL team:
Favorites: Arizona Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys
Least Favorites: Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Redskins

MLB team:
Favorites: Arizona Dimondbacks
Least Favorites: None, not really a baseball fan

NBA team:
Favorite: Phoenix Suns
Least Favorites: Los Angeles Lakers

NHL team:
Favorites: None
Least Favorite: All

College Sports:
Favorite: Arizona State University
Least Favorite: UofA, USC

Nascar:
No favorites, though I do enjoy watching.


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sportsguy2315
11-30-2009, 12:46 AM
NBA team:
Favorite: Phoenix Suns
Least Favorites: Los Angeles Lakers
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Interesting. I lived with a Suns fan from Phoenix for a year and he always claimed San Antonio was Public Enemy #1 for Sun fans, not the Lakers.

WDWfanatic742
11-30-2009, 12:56 AM
I think everyone that doesn't like LA hates them. Just look at the dislikes in this thread and I think everyone has them :funny:

2Epcot
11-30-2009, 01:11 AM
Interesting. I lived with a Suns fan from Phoenix for a year and he always claimed San Antonio was Public Enemy #1 for Sun fans, not the Lakers.

I think San Antonio is more recent. Suns/Lakers rivalry was going on in the 80s when Magic was still playing.

indytraveler
11-30-2009, 11:57 AM
Favorite Sport(s): Baseball and Football

NFL
Favorite: Colts
Least: Patriots

MLB:
Favorite: Cubs
Least: Cardinals

NBA
Favorite: Pacers
Least: Pistons (more of a player hater, Kobe, Anthony, Iverson, Garnett)

Nascar
Favorite: Jeff Gordon
Least: Tony Stewart

College Football:
Favorite: Notre Dame
Least: Miami, USC

College Basketball:
Favorite: Indiana
Least: John Callipari, and Kelvin Sampson coached teams

NHL:
Favorite: Stanley Cup Playoffs
Least: none really

Golf:
Favorite: Majors, and Ryder and President's Cup
Least: Anything after September, Skins games

No matter which sport if its a championship caliber game I'm probably watching. Can offer an opinion on all sports if asked. :D

Ian
11-30-2009, 08:08 PM
Favorite Sport: Football

NFL Team:
Favorite: Eagles
Least Favorites: Cowboys & Giants

MLB Team:
Favorite: Phillies
Least Favorites: New York Yankees, New York Mets, Atlanta Braves

NBA Team:
Favorites: 76ers (but not much of a basketball guy)
Least Favorites: Lakers, Celtics

NHL Team:
Favorite: Flyers
Least Favorites: Red Wings, Devils, Rangers, Penguins

College Sports:
No interest, although I'll root for some of the local Philly teams during March Madness ('Nova, St. Joe's, etc.)

Nascar: :ack:

Favorite Athletes: Barry Sanders, Walter Payton, Chase Utley, Bake McBride, Mike Schmidt, Reggie White, Andre Waters, Wes Hopkins, Bobby Clarke, John LeClair, Ronnie Lott, Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Tom Brady, Mike Singletary.

Nascfan
12-01-2009, 02:50 PM
Favorite Sport: Football

NFL Team:
Favorite: Don't really have one, just enjoy watching the games
Least Favorites: San Francisco 49ers

MLB Team:
Don't watch or follow since the 'roids scandals, but the Tigers will always be my team.

NBA Team:
No rooting interests

NHL Team:
No rooting interests

College Sports:
Favorite: University of Toledo Rockets and THE Ohio State University Buckeyes
Least Favorite: That team from up north

Nascar:
Favorite: Would be easier to list the drivers I don't like, there's so few of those, but among my favorites are Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Bobby Labonte, Mark Martin
Least Favorite: Kyle Busch

Favorite Athletes: any UT grad who happens to make it to the NFL, Walter Payton, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Petty (for their enormous charity work).

Missy_Mouses_Dad
12-01-2009, 03:48 PM
Favorite NFL: Packers, and whoever is playing the Bears or Vikings
Least Favorite NFL: Bears and Vikings


Favorite MLB: Brewers
Least Favorite: Cubs

Favorite NBA: Bucks
Least Favorite NBA: Lakers

Favorite Sport: Baseball
Least Favorite: Bowling

Favorite Athlete: Bart Starr
Current Favorite Athlete: Brandon Jennings

My daughter and I met Jerry Kramer at the WI State Fair. We talked for about 1/2 hour or so and he let her try on his Super Bowl ring.

Jen0610
12-01-2009, 04:33 PM
Favorite Sport: Can't just pick one - too many thing to like about a lot of them.


NFL Team:
Favorite: Tampa Bay Bucs
Least Favorites: Cowboys and Dolts

MLB Team:
While there isn't a Favorite, we do tend to watch a lot of - Yankees, Red Sox, Indians, and Reds.

NBA Team:
This is the one major sport that we just don't get into

NHL Team:
Favorite: Ottwa Senitors

College Sports:

Football, M/W's Basketball -
Favorite: Purdue Boilers - Boiler UP!!!!!! Add UGA to the football list. Add UConn to the W's b-ball list.
Least Favorite: Indiana for all. Add Alabama and USC to the football list.

Baseball and Softball -
There are no clear cut favs - there are teams from all over the conferences that we like to watch.

Nascar:
Favorite: Tony Stewert
Least Favorite: Kyle Busch
We don't usually watch the whole race, mainly tune in for the carnage that can occur during the start and end of the races.

Indy Car:
Favorite: Danica, Franchitti, Kanaan
Least Fav: Don't really have one.

MMA:
Favorite: Gina Carano, BJ Penn, Urijah Faber
Least Favorite: Brock Lesnar

Favorite Athletes: Try and keep track of the Purdue alumni who make it to the Pro's. Drew and Kyle are make the Black and Gold fans very proud this year. Drew does wear the colors well.

Greenlawler
12-01-2009, 09:22 PM
Favorite NFL: Packers, and whoever is playing the Bears or Vikings
Least Favorite NFL: Bears and Vikings


Favorite MLB: Brewers
Least Favorite: Cubs

Favorite NBA: Bucks
Least Favorite NBA: Lakers

Favorite Sport: Baseball
Least Favorite: Bowling

Favorite Athlete: Bart Starr
Current Favorite Athlete: Brandon Jennings

My daughter and I met Jerry Kramer at the WI State Fair. We talked for about 1/2 hour or so and he let her try on his Super Bowl ring.

Very cool about Kramer. I was a huge fan of the Pack and even own stock. However when the Titans came to town my loyalty sided with my home town team. I still like the Pack, and have read Starr's autobiography. I think the two franchises are similar (not in tradition) but in the community feeling each team produces. I run into Titans players at the Mall and around town all the time. Ususally they are very freindly, with a couple of exceptions.

alphamommy
12-01-2009, 09:26 PM
Favorite Sport: Football

NFL team:
Favorites: Detroit Lions (sadly), Pittsburgh Steelers
Least Favorites: Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders

MLB team:
Favorites: Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox
Least Favorites: New York Yankees

NBA team
Favorites: Detroit Pistons, Boston Celtics
Least Favorites: Los Angeles Lakers

NHL team
Favorites: Detroit Red Wings, the Canadian teams
Least Favorite: Colorado Avalache

College Sports:
University of Michigan

Nascar: No, thank you.

Favorite Athletes: Nolan Ryan, Alan Trammel, George Brett, Terry Bradshaw, Steve Yzerman, Joe Dumars

barnaby
12-02-2009, 10:44 PM
Favorite Sport: Baseball

NFL team:
Favorite: Eagles
Least Favorite: Cowboys

MLB team:
Favorite: Red Sox
Least Favorite: Phillies, Yankees

NBA team
Favorite: Sixers
Least Favorite: Lakers

NHL team
Favorite: Flyers
Least Favorite: Devils

College Sports:
Penn State Football
Any Big 5 basketball team in the NCAA tourney

Nascar:
Favorite: Tony Stewart
Least Favorite: Jimmie Johnson

Favorite Athletes: Matthew Barnaby, Dustin Pedroia, Grady Sizemore, Peyton Manning

IloveDisney71
12-02-2009, 10:58 PM
NFL - Saints - Who dat? 11 - 0! :joy:

MLB - Braves

College - Alabama - Roll Tide!:cheer:

Genie1953
12-03-2009, 12:44 AM
College: KU (University of Kansas) Rock Chalk Jayhawk! Go KU!

2 princes and a princess
12-03-2009, 08:12 AM
Oh the weather outside if frightful, but the Saints are so delightful!!!! The Redskins should already know...............12&O 12&O 12&O WHO DAT BABY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I AM A SAINTS FAN!!!!;)

The Reservoir Dog
12-03-2009, 09:06 AM
Soccer - Tottenham Hotspur from the English Premier League

NFL- Oakland Raiders
American Football first televised in UK early eighties and chose this team

NBA - San Antonio Spurs
Only because my soccer team are called the Spurs I decided to follow this team.

NHL - New Jersey Devils - Don't really follow Hockey but used this team when playing NHL 93 on my Mega Drive.

MLB - Houston Astros. I married a Houstonian and since I had no allegence to any team and that I've visited Minute Maid Park for a few games I have been following them.

As I've also been to see the Texans & Rockets on a few occasions I have to say that I do now follow these teams though I will always be a Raider.

Greenlawler
12-04-2009, 01:08 AM
I am sure all of you guys have rooted for the Saints since the 70's ;), but where did you all come from?

Heck I can't even begrudge you guys the chance to be proud. . Seriously, good luck I hope you do win it all if my team does not.

magicofdisney
12-04-2009, 12:05 PM
...
College - Alabama - Roll Tide!:cheer:
Yeah, roll right on out to sea. Come Sunday yall gone be a distant memory...

Don't hate me 'cause you ain't me....

GO GATORS!!! :fresh::joy::gator:

Greenlawler
12-05-2009, 03:22 AM
Yeah, roll right on out to sea. Come Sunday yall gone be a distant memory...

Don't hate me 'cause you ain't me....

GO GATORS!!! :fresh::joy::gator:

As a Tennesseean we have another version...

Roll Tide Roll!
Roll down the bowl.
Flush them out and into the sewer.
Roll Tide Roll.

Alas I have little love for the Gators either, except when they play the non SEC!

Whoever wins give um heck in the National Championship.