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Forum: Announcements 02-08-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,103
Posted By robster2001
With today's announcement, it appears my answer...

With today's announcement, it appears my answer has been found.

And that answer is "it wasn't, but it soon will be".
Forum: NWSL 02-02-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By robster2001
The problem is what it always was. American...

The problem is what it always was.

American soccer fans only care about women's soccer on the international level. The fact that a solid US-based league only helps Team USA is lost on most soccer...
Forum: NASL 02-02-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,396
Posted By robster2001
The above link broke - the new one is...

The above link broke - the new one is http://www.jacksonville.com/sports/20180131/in-wake-of-nasl-turmoil-armada-to-join-npsl-for-spring-of-2018%20

As noted in the article, Miami FC is dropping to...
Forum: NASL 01-08-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,396
Posted By robster2001
Not sure I saw this mentioned - the NASL has...

Not sure I saw this mentioned - the NASL has cancelled its 2018 Spring Season.

Yes, they claim it's to change their calendar so that the 2018 Fall Season and 2019 Spring Season will combine to...
Forum: Outdoor Football 12-14-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By robster2001
Enter a new pretender - the PFL

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/newly-formed-professional-football-league-pfl-launching-spring-2018-300570500.html

Do they realize the "Professional Football League" is virtually...
Forum: General Football 11-19-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,075
Posted By robster2001
The question that "new league" supporters have a...

The question that "new league" supporters have a problem answering is this... where does it fit in a crowded sports landscape?

You want top level football? Sure, and the NFL is 365/24 entity...
Forum: MLS 10-13-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By robster2001
Gulati won't go -- much as he should -- for the...

Gulati won't go -- much as he should -- for the same reason the NFL keeps Goodell.

They make a ton of money for their respective organizations, and they don't know if they can find another useful...
Forum: General Football 10-12-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,452
Posted By robster2001
Of course, most of us don't like their chances...

Of course, most of us don't like their chances for any spring in the foreseeable future... :)
Forum: General Football 09-28-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,452
Posted By robster2001
New ownership, same bogus deal. They're...

New ownership, same bogus deal.

They're clearly not very bright, so I guess they think there are suckers as dumb as them...
Forum: Announcements 09-16-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,103
Posted By robster2001
It is working for Facebook right now.

It is working for Facebook right now.
Forum: Announcements 08-27-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,103
Posted By robster2001
Is the site OK?

Other than Dan Krieger's articles, there have been minimal updates in the last week, and no tweets of new articles in 3 weeks.

Is everything OK?
Forum: Men's Basketball 08-20-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By robster2001
Actually, the ad is perfect. It's designed...

Actually, the ad is perfect.

It's designed to weed out anyone smart enough to realize it's impossible, leaving the gullible and the stupid to be fleeced by the advertiser. :)
Forum: PCL 08-01-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By robster2001
Elmore Sports Group has already threatened to...

Elmore Sports Group has already threatened to leave San Antonio, more than 18 months before they move the Colorado Springs franchise there, if a new stadium isn't built.

This is believed to be a...
Forum: NASL 07-16-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,396
Posted By robster2001
The NASL's entire strategy is to try to screw...

The NASL's entire strategy is to try to screw with the USL. Most NASL owners have issues with the USL and are keeping the NASL alive out of spite.

It's amazing how long spite can power a...
Forum: Outdoor Football 06-21-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By robster2001
#Florida 'Nuff said. :)

#Florida

'Nuff said. :)
Forum: SPHL 05-06-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 930
Posted By robster2001
One step forward, two back. Columbus is out...

One step forward, two back.

Columbus is out for 2017-18 due to a late ownership change. Louisiana, which was scheduled to return for 2017-18, is missing and presumed folded.
Forum: Indoor/Arena Football 04-17-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By robster2001
You can call me AAL...

...call me AAL.

The first-year APF and second-year Can-Am League are merging for next season, as the American Arena League.

From the press release, it appears they'll run as separate...
Forum: Outdoor Soccer 03-12-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By robster2001
FC Minneapolis was thrown out of the American...

FC Minneapolis was thrown out of the American Premier League (an independent club soccer league in the upper Midwest) for non-payment of league fees - http://www.aplfootball.soccer/league-news/%20-%20and...
Forum: ECHL 03-12-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,421
Posted By robster2001
The Federal Hockey League's new senior men's...

The Federal Hockey League's new senior men's league, the IDHL, has already announced they're putting a team in Elmira.

Still, if the ECHL is losing money there, how do they think a team two levels...
Forum: ECHL 02-09-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,203
Posted By robster2001
Let's just hope they do the alignment first, then...

Let's just hope they do the alignment first, then the schedule, for 2017-18 -- because we saw this season what happens if you do it in reverse order... :)
Forum: General Football 01-13-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,720
Posted By robster2001
Blind faith and the ignorance of history won't...

Blind faith and the ignorance of history won't help anyone.

It has been fairly well established that there is no market for "alternative" football. We don't have football fans in America - we...
Forum: General Football 01-13-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,720
Posted By robster2001
PROrugby is about to fold. That's the cautionary...

PROrugby is about to fold. That's the cautionary tale here. :)
Forum: AFL 01-09-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,708
Posted By robster2001
Hockey (NHL/AHL) and/or basketball conflicts in...

Hockey (NHL/AHL) and/or basketball conflicts in four of the five arenas.
Forum: USL PRO 01-09-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By robster2001
US Soccer is too spineless to force the issue, so...

US Soccer is too spineless to force the issue, so this may last for years until the NASL collapses of its own weight.

But a merged NASL/USL, with the NASL label for the MLS hopefuls and...
Forum: Men's Basketball 12-30-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By robster2001
Damn. I enjoyed his posts and missed his...

Damn. I enjoyed his posts and missed his presence here. Condolences to his family.
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