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Forum: General Football 09-29-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,903
Posted By tops804
Gee.......Doggone it Sam.......... You...

Gee.......Doggone it Sam..........


You ruined everyone's suspense. :rolleyes:

Sans the few posters who still troll around believing this, any other "fantasy" leagues will actually reach a...
Forum: Announcements 08-31-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,796
Posted By tops804
These boards existed long before the "Facebooks",...

These boards existed long before the "Facebooks", "Twitters", and "Create your own sites and blogs" do today. Not to mention Minor League/Independent sports in general having their own websites,...
Forum: Announcements 08-30-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,796
Posted By tops804
Paul has been MIA for close to a year now. I...

Paul has been MIA for close to a year now. I think he has other business ventures keeping him occupied, but both boards and main page are certainly hurting due to those interests.

I don't know...
Forum: IPL 10-02-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,820
Posted By tops804
The MISL that we all knew, really peaked in the...

The MISL that we all knew, really peaked in the 1980's. Since then, too many ESPN type networks, NBA & NHL expansion, and MLS (Although primarily a summer league) have all taken any "Major" markets...
Forum: IPL 08-31-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,820
Posted By tops804
Adios I.P.L. -- Although we barely knew thee...

....or in other terms. "Another one bites the dust"

http://www.pennlive.com/sports/index.ssf/2016/08/the_harrisburg_heat_will_remai.html
Forum: FXFL 08-04-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,373
Posted By tops804
Terrible idea. Poorly executed, poorly run, and...

Terrible idea. Poorly executed, poorly run, and a disgrace to any business model. It only made the U.F.L. blueprint look that much more intelligent, and the New A.B.A. once look like a "good idea".
Forum: FXFL 10-19-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,216
Posted By tops804
...Which is the reason that some posters will...

...Which is the reason that some posters will repost and spam the boards with basically the same thread.

What's really sad, isn't that Gordon coached THREE FXFL teams in two partial seasons. But...
Forum: FXFL 10-17-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,918
Posted By tops804
Awful broadcast on ESPN 3 tonight. The picture...

Awful broadcast on ESPN 3 tonight. The picture is terrible and the sound keeps dropping off.

Looks like a sparse crowd unless they are out of camera view.
Forum: FXFL 10-14-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,470
Posted By tops804
My bad.... "HV Sports Report" posted the...

My bad....

"HV Sports Report" posted the tweet I was referring to. Most of the Brawlers website, was just a link from the Scrappers. It wouldn't surprise me if the "synergy factor" was supposed...
Forum: FXFL 10-14-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,470
Posted By tops804
Smile Sometimes -- but mostly not -- OSC needs a "Like...

Sometimes -- but mostly not -- OSC needs a "Like button" for posts just like this one. :p
Forum: FXFL 10-14-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,470
Posted By tops804
However, did the "FXFL pays the players" tweet...

However, did the "FXFL pays the players" tweet get taken down? I don't see it.

Either the guy who holds the keys to the media sites up and quit, or Woods broke his/her fingers. I thought they'd...
Forum: FXFL 10-13-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,984
Posted By tops804
Calling pay out as an FXFL issue may leave two...

Calling pay out as an FXFL issue may leave two forms of recourse.

1) League suspends Fort management, therefore revokes franchise, with "vow" of taking over the team as a traveling team.

2) ...
Forum: FXFL 10-01-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,040
Posted By tops804
Time to be persnickety. Is it just the...

Time to be persnickety.

Is it just the weather, or could something else happen to postpone the game.

Outdoor football is rarely called due to weather.
Forum: FXFL 10-01-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,693
Posted By tops804
Next hurdle. How does the NFL deal with a...

Next hurdle. How does the NFL deal with a "Developmental League" -- Developing players?

You certainly can't do like minor league baseball and have a farm team for each NFL team. Do teams draft...
Forum: FXFL 09-28-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,474
Posted By tops804
The move of Boston was done in Mid-July along...

The move of Boston was done in Mid-July along with the fold of Omaha.

If I recall correctly, a big part of the "Welcome to the Northeast" hype was lowering the travel costs. Although arguably...
Forum: FXFL 09-28-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,474
Posted By tops804
It's a crazy notion to think this league was ever...

It's a crazy notion to think this league was ever going to kickoff a second year.

Last season left nothing other than a shortened season and unpaid bills in which the league seemed to neatly...
Forum: FXFL 09-28-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,693
Posted By tops804
But if each player purchases an FXFL franchise...

But if each player purchases an FXFL franchise after his career in the NFL ends....The FXFL will be in the black, with 120 owners by 2030. :p
Forum: FXFL 09-28-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,693
Posted By tops804
...or we can hear the famous 1) "We've ran...

...or we can hear the famous

1) "We've ran into problems, but are going to learn from our mistakes. This will make us stronger for our triumphant 2016 return!!!"

or

2) "The FXFL is proud...
Forum: FXFL 09-28-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,563
Posted By tops804
Unhappy These are the same tryouts that were pushed up...

These are the same tryouts that were pushed up from last weekend? I guess the best FXFL status could be described as "day to day".

As a Clevelander, I won't be making the trek to Youngstown as...
Forum: FXFL 09-17-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,752
Posted By tops804
Back on topic here

Has any minor league ever christened itself as a "D League" without having that title first bestowed upon them by their Major League counterpart?

Really, if the FXFL can show where the NFL shows...
Forum: FXFL 09-11-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,234
Posted By tops804
Depends on if someone actually does the math. ...

Depends on if someone actually does the math. How many beers at $3 each compared to regular price, would two people have to buy to save over the $25 they are actually spending on the package, at...
Forum: FXFL 09-02-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,675
Posted By tops804
Easy - Brian Woods. Just like last year.

Easy - Brian Woods. Just like last year.
Forum: FXFL 09-01-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,675
Posted By tops804
1 - You are basically paying $60 for a ticking...

1 - You are basically paying $60 for a ticking time bomb.
2 - In regards to number 1. No, we don't know. Can someone really trust sinking money into something that may or may not exist by game...
Forum: FXFL 08-27-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,760
Posted By tops804
I can't help it but those standings teams remind...

I can't help it but those standings teams remind me of those old Elementary School limericks.

"Wood's BOLTS 2014's bills"
Forum: ABA 08-27-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,096
Posted By tops804
Old news....

This would remind me of one who dislikes his Ford product, because he once owned an Edsel.
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