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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby DudeMan2766 on Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:00 pm

KennyTheKangaroo wrote:for those of us not keen to twitter, can you give us a brief summary


I player from the Pittsburgh Passion tweeted him and called him a f***** (gay slur) I think over him going nuts that they should not be allowed to play at that soccer only stadium. And he wants her cut from the team, an apology and what not. I think he just wants outrage were it normally would be had anyone else other than a female from an irrelevant team said the same thing. By the by, he retweeted somethign from her and I just out her profile, she don't look too bad.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby JS© on Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:29 pm

I thought I heard that it was a little more than that, like she was using the above slur regularly and he was gonna contact some pro-gay rights group about it.

And yes, she doesn't look too bad.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby thehockeyguru on Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:41 pm

JS© wrote:And yes, she doesn't look too bad.


I need proof.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby KennyTheKangaroo on Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:02 pm

after catching up and trying to follow whats going on w twitter, it just reminded kenny the kangaroo thath MM always picks his battles wisely. these people he is agruing with are morons.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby Troy Loney on Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:03 pm

thehockeyguru wrote:
JS© wrote:And yes, she doesn't look too bad.


I need proof.


Image
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:04 pm

giannatti was really pumped today that legursky re-tweeted something he posted. then asked him if he can retweet more things he says. odd
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby thehockeyguru on Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:11 pm

Is she not on the roster anymore?
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby Stoosh on Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:19 pm

DudeMan2766 wrote:
KennyTheKangaroo wrote:for those of us not keen to twitter, can you give us a brief summary


I player from the Pittsburgh Passion tweeted him and called him a f***** (gay slur) I think over him going nuts that they should not be allowed to play at that soccer only stadium. And he wants her cut from the team, an apology and what not. I think he just wants outrage were it normally would be had anyone else other than a female from an irrelevant team said the same thing. By the by, he retweeted somethign from her and I just out her profile, she don't look too bad.


Her twitter feed was a little, um...interesting, too. A little healthy on the "n"-bombs.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby canaan on Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:27 pm

Troy Loney wrote:
thehockeyguru wrote:
JS© wrote:And yes, she doesn't look too bad.


I need proof.


Image

shes kind of hairy.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby DudeMan2766 on Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:51 pm

:pop:
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:55 am

Steelers upset at home? Call out fans.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby pittsoccer33 on Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:52 am

http://communityvoices.sites.post-gazet ... at-the-fan

Smizik says John Seibel was fired yesterday.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby viva la ben on Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:55 am

Goodbye and farewell to the Machine.

Alexander should be next.

O wait, make that Filliponi.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby Alejandro Rojas on Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:19 pm

John Seibel was on the air in Pittsburgh? I was hoping he went to Greenland after he left ESPN.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby Troy Loney on Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:44 pm

Noice. No more Seibel.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby KennyTheKangaroo on Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:26 pm

Seibel was reported to be one of the highest-paid hosts at The Fan. His style never hit it off in Pittsburgh, although it's hard to pinpoint any one reason why it did not.



its easy to pinpoint many reasons why his style never hit it off.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby Stoosh on Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:48 pm

Wasn't a fan of Seibel. Seemed like a good guy, but the "broadcast school, cookie-cutter ESPN anchor" style was all over him. It seemed forced and unnatural - someone doing a radio show like they knew they were doing a radio show as opposed to just talking. I think this is a big reason why I like guys like Savran. It's just talking, engaging a caller or guest...no forced, overdone deliveries.

That said, I feel bad that the guy lost his job, especially this close to the holidays. Then again, a couple of weeks before the holidays...a couple of weeks after...what does it matter, I guess.

Smizik hints at more changes. I'll be interested to see what happens, particularly with Vinnie & Cook, Alexander and Poni, as those four seem to draw the most vitriol out of the Fan lineup.

I do hope Mueller gets bumped up to an earlier timeslot.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby JS© on Tue Dec 18, 2012 3:40 pm

None of those moves would surprise me. I can see Alexander maybe doing more stuff with Root if he gets bumped. Cook will still have his job at the PP-G and will still be a miserable human being. Poni? The number of people who I've heard speak of Fillaponi in a positive way is a number shaped liked a bagel.

Don't ask me why, but I can see Vinnie still having a spot on the Fan even after downsizing.

And yes, Mueller deserves to be bumped up into something that isn't the late shift.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Tue Dec 18, 2012 3:55 pm

maybe he likes working the late shift?
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby newarenanow on Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:17 pm

I was never a huge fan of Siebel, but didn't hate him either. I thought he did decent.

The only guy I truly can't listen to is Filiponi.

I agree with the poster who said they like Savran, he just carries a conversation, he doesn't try to deliver entertainment (if that sounds right).
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby viva la ben on Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:22 pm

Siebel shouldn't have been the first person to get canned.
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby pensfan1989 on Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:04 am

Santa Vinnie, I'll put an XBox under your tree, or Wii.............

make it stop pleeeeassseeee
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby DudeMan2766 on Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:31 am

pensfan1989 wrote:Santa Vinnie, I'll put an XBox under your tree, or Wii.............

make it stop pleeeeassseeee



They are not doing a "Santa Baby" parody, with Vinnies name are they? I assume they are :face:
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby IanMoran on Wed Dec 19, 2012 1:03 pm

I havent listened to the fan since August. That being said, I guess its good they got rid of one of Seibel and Starkey because I could never tell difference between two, so always felt lost in conversations about him. Was he the one that had a concussion so is now the fan's concussion expert.. or was he the one that was the ACL expert? Or is that the same person?

That being said, my opinions of different guys on the fan vary, but I honestly never thought any of them are as bad as people make them out to be (outside of Poni.... I seriously don't understand how he's kept a job for so long)
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Re: The Official LGP Pittsburgh Sport Radio Thread

Postby DudeMan2766 on Wed Dec 19, 2012 4:05 pm

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