Todd Hayek

Todd Hayek

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I was a Broadcasting major in College. Becoming the next Dan Patrick didn't work for me although I seem to have some of the same sarcastic attributes to my views on sports on and off the field.
I am a little old school in that my allegiance to the sport is more important than the fantasy league stats, but I am totally addicted to fantasy football and baseball. However, if it comes down to it, I'd rather my team wins the game than their opponent's player has a good statistical game because I own them on my fantasy team... It's called fan loyalty. If my team wins and my player on the other team has a great game, that's the perfect scenario!
I grew up in Washington state before professional sports (besides the Sonics), so I adopted the Steelers and Pirates due to my dad's origins in the east, our blue collar background, and the juggernaut that was the Steelers team of the 70's. Of course, who didn't like the "We are family" Pirates? When the Seahawks and Mariners franchises were born I put them in the forefront of my sports preferences so I could support my community and my teams at the same time. Talk about fan loyalty, try being a Seahawk and Mariners fan for 30 years! No championships, no appearance in a championship game until the 21st century (alas, my Seahawks lose to... my Steelers, although some would say they lost to the refs!).
I have worked for radio stations, a newspaper, and am currently in the Healthcare industry. I guess this may be a vicarious way for me to share views with other sports fans whereas I don't have to place in jeopardy my standard of living by working in an industry that required me to move every couple years to a new market while making the equivelent of minimum wage (salary divided by 70 hours/week).
Let the Bleachers be filled with laughter, sportsmanship, respect and true sports fans with logical opinions and reasonable arguments... I'll see ya'll on the field!

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  • John Doublin posted 1533 days ago

    John Doublin

    I've read some of your stuff. I like it. You may enjoy this.
    http:/www.blogtalkradio.com/itsgametyme

    It's an internet sports talk, call in show I'll be co-hosting with B/R corespondent DawgFather. There's a phone number too, if you want to call in and ask questions or comment!

  • Jamie Bowley posted 1613 days ago

    Jamie Bowley

    The 10 Reasons arcticle was a good one Todd, keep putting them out there. Hope springs eternal. :)

  • JW Nix posted 1648 days ago

    JW Nix

    Another ALMOST All-Time Team is up.
    This time it's the Cardinals :

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/320007-the-almost-all-time-arizona-cardinals-offense

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/319338-the-almost-all-time-arizona-cardinals-defense

  • JW Nix posted 1660 days ago

    JW Nix

    you may dig this : http://bleacherreport.com/articles/314148-the-best-washington-redskins-not-in-canton

  • JW Nix posted 1662 days ago

    JW Nix

    you may like this :

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/312644-chris-henry-may-inspire-the-bengals-to-a-title

  • Keith Schlosser posted 1690 days ago

    Keith Schlosser

    Thanks to BR, I recently interviewed Knicks legend Earl Monroe. Here is what he had to say on a variety of topics, including the current state of the Knicks!

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/296154-the-pearl-still-shinning-an-interview-with-knicks-legend-earl-monroe/page/2

  • Kevin Hatfield posted 1757 days ago

    Kevin Hatfield

    check out my fantasy prediction for week 2! http://bleacherreport.com/articles/256393-fantasy-predictions-locks-sleepers-and-busts-week-2 let me know what you think.

  • David Wyatt posted 1771 days ago

    David Wyatt

    I have spent some time today going through the New York Jets and there projected 53 man roster for tomorrows cutdown. Here I present my final polished prediction for the final 53 man roster.

    Comments and feedback as always are very much appreciated.

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/248384-david-wyatts-53-man-jets-squad-prediction

    Thanks in advance

  • Lars Hanson posted 1772 days ago

    Lars Hanson

    The Seahawks make history as they win 31-21 over the Oakland Raiders in the final preseason game for 2009. Find out what and check it out.

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/248010-seahawks-thursday-rookies-backups-lead-seahawks-to-31-21-win

    BONUS: My 22 roster cut prediction after the article.

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