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Post by crixus » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:03 am

Update: The Alliance has added a team in San Antonio, so they have 8 teams which was their goal. And Tim Tebow say's he wants to stay in baseball after his batting average improved in June.
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Post by Sam Hill » Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:28 pm

Update: they say their games are going to have fewer TV commercials and affordable ticket prices.

In other words, they're going to lose a ton of money.
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Post by Sam Hill » Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:18 am

Hey, I was right!

So, tell me this, 4th&Long and all the other spring sycophants: how come, no matter how many times alternative leagues fail, you all insist there's a huge market for it?

How come every time, the market proves it's not as interested as you think it is?

How come the league that had the most going for it that any alternative league since the USFL needed a $250M savior after two weeks of drawing a third of what the NFL draws?

When are you going to admit you're wrong?
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Post by Pounder » Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:04 am

[quote=""Sam Hill""]Hey, I was right!

So, tell me this, 4th&Long and all the other spring sycophants: how come, no matter how many times alternative leagues fail, you all insist there's a huge market for it?

How come every time, the market proves it's not as interested as you think it is?

How come the league that had the most going for it that any alternative league since the USFL needed a $250M savior after two weeks of drawing a third of what the NFL draws?

When are you going to admit you're wrong?[/quote]

Heh. Yours is the first post of 2019. I'll be surprised if more than two people see your post.

I'm told that most tickets in Arizona are over $50 a pop, in case you want to call that affordable. Of course, that's part of your point.
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Post by Sam Hill » Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:54 pm

[quote=""Pounder""]Heh. Yours is the first post of 2019. I'll be surprised if more than two people see your post.[/quote]

I know of one, now. :)

But, of course, you're right. The place has been allowed to get overgrown with weeds. And people like 4th&Long got tired of being wrong all the time and left for some other place.
I'm told that most tickets in Arizona are over $50 a pop, in case you want to call that affordable. Of course, that's part of your point.
Looks like they have $20 end zone seats and midfield for $65.

It also looks like, from the Ticketmaster map, they have a bunch of inventory remaining.
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Post by dmbishop » Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:48 pm

*looks around*

Hi,

I was wondering if this place was still around. I guess the answer is barely? Too bad really, I spent a lot of good time on here.

Anyway, it looks like the AAF won't finish the season (or at best won't be back next year). Payroll alone is $3,000,000 a week for the league, forget about the rest of the operating expenses. $50 tickets x 15,000 a game + TV revenue can't cover it all.

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Post by Pounder » Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:50 pm

https://www.tsn.ca/dundon-aaf-consideri ... -1.1280574

BTW... this is the guy who came in saying he had as much as $250 million to keep this league afloat after it nearly croaked in the first two weeks of operation. I think the strings attached to that statement are now made public. The NFL has another laugh... not that Tom Dundon was ever going to actually spend it.
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Post by dmbishop » Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:41 pm

AAF
Time of Death: 4:17pm EST April 2, 2019

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Post by Sam Hill » Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:56 pm

[quote=""dmbishop""]AAF
Time of Death: 4:17pm EST April 2, 2019

Dave[/quote]

Did you change your clocks a few weeks ago, Dave?

Then it's EDT, not EST.
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Post by Pounder » Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:48 pm

https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/269 ... n-football

It's interesting how much "ego" factors into all these stories.
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