Brad Masson's new earthly form is trapped atop Isengard, forced by Saruman to endure The 12 Dogs of Christmas on an infinite loop.

Or maybe he's got finals, or maybe SBN's hamsters got little bit tired last night, so I'M TAKING OVER GODDAMNIT. For now.

Week 16 (This is a fancy hidden link to the Google Sheet)

Points IKTS
Captain Kirk 3 12 1
AndrewMain 11 0
PowderedDonut 8 1
SteakBaller 8 1
hansdampf 7 1
HoodRiverDuck 7 1
jellomon 7 1
silverace99 6 0
T.Coolguy 6 0
Adnan Ilyas 4 1
Sam5001 4 0
Scrupio 4 0
sluellwitz 4 0
Astar 1 0

THE PODIUM: Everyone's a superhero. Everyone's a Captain Kirk. Hey silverace99 zig Luftballons! Yes, I know he wasn't on the podium, but I'm not sure I'll ever get the chance to make that bad a joke again. AndrewMain feasted on Steak and Donuts to round out the little stairsteppy thing where the medal winners stand.

CLEVER PICK OF THE WEEK: Really, nobody did anything clever this week. Only a couple people guessed a West Ham-Sunderland or a Hull-Stoke draw. Congrats on knowing boring soccer so well.

CRISIS PICK OF THE WEEK: Well...nobody knew how badly City was going to crush us. But none of us picking City in a reverse jinx have anything to be proud of, either.

Season Standings

Points IKTS
hansdampf 147 17
HoodRiverDuck 145 17
silverace99 141 15
Adnan Ilyas 138 16
Scrupio 137 15
sluellwitz 136 15
SteakBaller 132 14
jellomon 131 15
Captain Kirk 3 131 13
AndrewMain 117 14
T.Coolguy 113 10
Astar 113 10
Philly37 97 11
rzor 90 10
Sam5001 89 12
bmasson11 67 6
PowderedDonut 59 6
LePrince 32 4
Harold Harpoon 25 3
bearcatcardfan 16 1
DJ Holm 8 0

Omar comin', hansdampf! Omar comin'!

IKTS Cup Sponsored by TSF Industries Standings

Points IKTS
sluellwitz 12 2
HoodRiverDuck 11 3
Scrupio 10 1
PowderedDonut 9 2
silverace99 8 1
Captain Kirk 3 8 1
Philly37 7 2
SteakBaller 7 1
Adnan Ilyas 6 1
jellomon 6 1
hansdampf 6 0
T.Coolguy 5 1
AndrewMain 5 1
Sam5001 5 1
Astar 4 0
rzor 2 0
Harold Harpoon 2 0
bearcatcardfan 2 0
bmasson11 1 0
LePrince 1 0
DJ Holm 1 0

Most. Boring. Cup. Ever.

IKTS, Week 17 (All times Eastern):

Saturday, December 21:
Liverpool vs Cardiff City, 7:45am, NBC Sports Network
Fulham vs Manchester City, 10am, NBCSN & mun2
Manchester United vs West Ham United, 10am, Premier League Extra Time
Crystal Palace vs Newcastle United, 10am, Premier League Extra Time
Stoke vs Aston Villa, 10am, Premier League Extra Time
Sunderland vs Norwich, 10am, Premier League Extra Time
West Brom vs Hull, 10am, Premier League Extra Time

Sunday, December 22:
Southampton vs Tottenham, 8:30am, NBC Sports Network
Swansea City vs Everton, 11am, NBC Sports Network

Monday, December 23:
Arsenal vs Chelsea, 3pm, NBC Sports Network


Liverpool Cardiff City

Fulham Manchester City

Manchester United West Ham United

Crystal Palace Newcastle

Stoke City Aston Villa

Sunderland Norwich

West Bromwich Albion Hull City

Southampton Tottenham

Swansea City Everton

Arsenal Chelsea

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