Joseph Akeley
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Joseph Akeley

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  • Scott Polacek posted 335 days ago

    Scott Polacek

    Thanks for the edits, Joseph. Yea, I had Steven because that's what it was on ESPN. Will use in future.

  • Scott Polacek posted 733 days ago

    Scott Polacek

    Thanks for the edits, Joseph. Always appreciated.

  • Craig Amos posted 1015 days ago

    Craig Amos

    thanks for the edit, Joseph.

  • Dave Siebert, M.D. posted 1255 days ago

    Dave Siebert, M.D.

    Thanks Joseph. I will try to add in projections (I completely agree that would be a great addition) at some point. I can't get to it at the moment though, unfortunately.

  • Joel Reuter posted 1307 days ago

    Joel Reuter

    Thanks for the edit Joseph. Have to disagree with you on the change to the Orioles slide though. Nelson Cruz is going to spend the bulk of his time at DH, so with some mix of David Lough, Delmon Young, Nolan Reimold and a few others set to compete for the left field job it's still a big question mark.

  • Dylan DeSimone posted 1371 days ago

    Dylan DeSimone

    Joey, thanks for the edits on that Candlestick piece. Everything looks great, man. Appreciate you putting the finishing touches on.


  • Roy Chen posted 1481 days ago

    Roy Chen


  • Nicholas Goss posted 1582 days ago

    Nicholas Goss

    Hi Joseph, those 2 stats you left a note about were from the Bruins PR staff. I was in the press box last night and they were included on the notes handed to reporters during intermissions.

  • Franklin Steele posted 1594 days ago

    Franklin Steele

    Thanks for the secondary edits. When I posted the story last night, Pittsburgh was being mum on the whole Vokoun thing. Since the game is actually tonight, it'd make sense that we know who the starter is now.

    As for the contradicting predictions, it's a seven-game series. There's enough time for both Lundqvist to continue his hot streak while Boston's guys pick it up at some juncture. I don't see those as mutually exclusive.

  • Scott Kacsmar posted 1697 days ago

    Scott Kacsmar

    Joseph, I'm looking at data straight from NFL Game Statistics & Information System. The 49ers (50.91%) were 21st in red zone TD percentage, and the Ravens (57.14%) were 11th this season.