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Forum: General Other Sports 05-22-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By Pounder
Major League Rugby

Observation so far...

Sample size: 1. Televised on Root Sports.

Scene: Seattle Seawolves look like they sold out Starfire (except not quite, but note all the fans standing around the pitch)....
Forum: ECHL 05-22-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By Pounder
Rumblings about franchises running short of $$$$$...

Rumblings about franchises running short of $$$$$ means schedules tighten a bit. No big surprise.

Since I don't mind having an option or two out west, the current situation is a bit concerning.
Forum: NASL 04-30-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,452
Posted By Pounder
Rocco Commisso doesnít disappoint on the...

Rocco Commisso doesnít disappoint on the entertainment end.

https://amp.theguardian.com/football/2018/apr/30/rocco-commisso-nasl-investment-mls?__twitter_impression=true
Forum: D-League 04-24-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By Pounder
Bighorns Relocate to Stockton

From 2 hours and change away to 45 minutes (in a good commute) away.

https://www.rgj.com/story/sports/2018/04/09/reno-bighorns-lose-nba-g-league-team-stockton/500947002/

The localization trend...
Forum: GWL 04-23-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By Pounder
Somehow It's Still Here

I didn't have this league lasting three years. All the ingredients were there: Chico wanting to showboat for an upgrade to whatever, ownership in Portland wanting to "fill a gap" in the city, a...
Forum: ABA 04-12-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Pounder
Why do I have "76 Trombones" stuck in my head...

Why do I have "76 Trombones" stuck in my head upon reading this? (I'll leave you to pen the adaptation)

I wonder if there's a way to publically troll Joe with "but the G-League has a SPONSOR" and...
Forum: D-League 04-10-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Pounder
Well, you just threw high school students into a...

Well, you just threw high school students into a discussion where they weren't really discussed. Something even I forgot while I'm all "I was being a bit flip, right" and wondering why the SOS from...
Forum: PFL 04-04-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,357
Posted By Pounder
Since Sam dug up another thread to, well, promote...

Since Sam dug up another thread to, well, promote the passing of this idea, a quick read-back through this thread tells me one of the several places where this might have gone wrong.

The...
Forum: D-League 04-04-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Pounder
This has received some national buzz. Also,...

This has received some national buzz.

Also, shall we reflect on the police blotter that's beginning to form around college basketball? That whole scene is helping make this possible.

But will...
Forum: General Football 03-21-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,719
Posted By Pounder
Aafl ??

http://variety.com/2018/digital/news/alliance-american-football-league-cbs-2019-charlie-ebersol-1202731190/%20

A league forming that has a network already lined up?

That, if anything, is promising...
Forum: AHL 03-05-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 36,373
Posted By Pounder
Let this be known: The Seattle NHL group...

Let this be known: The Seattle NHL group collected 33,000 deposits of $500 or $1,000 for season tickets for the yet-to-be-awarded team within about 36 hours. BTW, at most 17,000 seats will be...
Forum: AFL 02-27-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By Pounder
If you ask me... a living death.

If you ask me... a living death.
Forum: NASL 02-27-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,452
Posted By Pounder
So what's the over-under on the number of years...

So what's the over-under on the number of years the NASL exists as a shell corporation from which Rocco Commisso (and/or maybe Riccardo Silva) operates all his useless lawsuits?
Forum: NWSL 01-30-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,290
Posted By Pounder
There were rumors late last week, just after the...

There were rumors late last week, just after the story first broke, of some investors interested in rescuing the Breakers. Fizzled for now, but there's talk of a party interested in restarting the...
Forum: General Football 01-29-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,620
Posted By Pounder
Itís kind of funny that one of the more educated...

Itís kind of funny that one of the more educated sports message boards I know started dovetailing into a ďitíd be a better idea if the league took in 18-year-olds and generally went the development...
Forum: AHL 01-15-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 36,373
Posted By Pounder
Why would Northwesterners want a hockey downgrade...

Why would Northwesterners want a hockey downgrade with the Seattle upgrade?

Another point: as much as a Western USHL league might make sense, USA Hockey is so massively provincial (plus...
Forum: General Soccer 01-04-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,264
Posted By Pounder
This may be meaningless, but here goes... My...

This may be meaningless, but here goes...

My fellow fans are young and donít remember when public stadium funding was done for the benefit of the city that built it MORE than the teams playing in...
Forum: General Soccer 01-03-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 30
Posted By Pounder
Popcorn Time; USSF Election Is Way Too Entertaining

https://www.ussoccer.com/about/governance/2018-us-soccer-president-candidates

http://fiftyfive.one/2018/01/us-soccer-divided/%20

If I had a bag of popcorn for every day thereís been...
Forum: AFL 12-28-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By Pounder
And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting

...On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door;
And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming,
And the lamplight o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor; ...
Forum: General Hockey 12-25-2017, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,490
Posted By Pounder
Last month, I went nuts on a trip involving a...

Last month, I went nuts on a trip involving a couple weird bucket list items. Of course, one of those is all Canadian NHL teams, and I earned the money to amble my way in and out of Winnipeg. That...
Forum: AHL 12-25-2017, 02:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 36,373
Posted By Pounder
I'd heard a whisper... then found a Sacramento...

I'd heard a whisper... then found a Sacramento Bee article from back in May.

The article highlights the new Sacramento State AD, who came over from St. Mary's, seeking to complete the arena...
Forum: NWSL 12-03-2017, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By Pounder
Uh... Utah Royals. It's kind of funny how...

Uh... Utah Royals.

It's kind of funny how many people are, like, "why do you think Royals is a bad name... it fits with Real Salt Lake!" Which kind of forgets how tacky "Real Salt Lake" is.
...
Forum: General Soccer 12-03-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,264
Posted By Pounder
Detroit is 4th in a field of 4 for the next 2...

Detroit is 4th in a field of 4 for the next 2 franchises... essentially because the other 3 have soccer stadium plans and Ford Field doesn't have Atlanta's "wow factor."
Forum: MLS 10-11-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Pounder
Angst!

I had a feeling, and kind of an interesting think-piece exercise of sorts, about the possibility some years/decades down the road if USA failed to qualify for a World Cup.

Well, that happened...
Forum: NASL 10-09-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,452
Posted By Pounder
Home team is now decided by coin flips (the old...

Home team is now decided by coin flips (the old bidding process is supposedly gone). What I'm saying is there's a chance.

The issue with the cup is that luck-of-the-draw situation. There is...
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