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Forum: General Basketball 07-09-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By robster2001
...and his kids are victims of the man's ego and...

...and his kids are victims of the man's ego and greed.

I know it's hard to see Lonzo Ball as a victim, but you grow up with a rampaging narcissist as a parent...
Forum: NASL 05-07-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,452
Posted By robster2001
In the most karmically wonderful result in the...

In the most karmically wonderful result in the history of American soccer, the Brooklyn Italians defeated New York Cosmos B 3-2 last night to eliminate Rocco Commisso's mouth from the US Open Cup.
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Forum: General Football 05-06-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,719
Posted By robster2001
Not happening (as you implied). He's finally...

Not happening (as you implied).

He's finally making some traction in the Mets organization. His one last best chance at a big paycheck is in 2019 or 2020 with the Mets -- and to throw that away...
Forum: NASL 05-06-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,452
Posted By robster2001
The remnants of the NASL are playing - as "NPSL"...

The remnants of the NASL are playing - as "NPSL" sides - in the zero-round of the US Open Cup (the round they forced by suing US Soccer) tonight. While I'd like to believe that justice will prevail...
Forum: ECHL 05-05-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By robster2001
This isn't a surprise - the ECHL plays a...

This isn't a surprise - the ECHL plays a mostly-regional schedule, except for those teams that want to travel, and they'll book them a short swing in another area.
Forum: General Football 03-27-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,719
Posted By robster2001
And we now know how little attention I am paying...

And we now know how little attention I am paying to the series... :)
Forum: General Football 03-22-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,719
Posted By robster2001
What's going to be more fun to watch is the...

What's going to be more fun to watch is the anticipated media battle between AAF and the XFL.

AAF co-founder Charlie Ebersol is the son of XFL 1.0 co-founder Dick Ebersol, who happens to be one of...
Forum: ABA 03-18-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By robster2001
Making $25-$50/game is "professional" in the same...

Making $25-$50/game is "professional" in the same sense that someone making $25-$50 to pretend to be a wrestler in a high-school gym on the weekends is "professional".

For shame.
Forum: Announcements 02-08-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,041
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, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,290
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, 06:05 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,452
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, 06:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,452
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, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
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, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,168
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, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
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, 05:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,610
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, 05:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,610
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, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,041
Posted By robster2001
It is working for Facebook right now.

It is working for Facebook right now.
Forum: Announcements 08-27-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,041
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, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
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, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,486
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, 12:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,452
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, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By robster2001
#Florida 'Nuff said. :)

#Florida

'Nuff said. :)
Forum: SPHL 05-06-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,353
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, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
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...
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