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re: ESPN’s NHL layoffs show how little America cares about hockey - pvilleguru
[quote]In huge swaths of the country there's no legit interest for that.[/quote] Or at least no interest from the people with the money to build one....
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re: ESPN’s NHL layoffs show how little America cares about hockey - pvilleguru
[quote]Didn't think it translated well to TV. [/quote]:lol: That was maybe valid 10 years ago before everyone had HD TVs and you couldn't see the puck, but not now....
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re: ESPN’s NHL layoffs show how little America cares about hockey - pvilleguru
[quote]Youth hockey can be played anywhere [/quote] Only where there's a rink. I can think of only 3 places in Alabama where you can play. I'm an hour away from the nearest one....
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re: Fournette on not picking Bama: they can have all of their rings and titles - pvilleguru
[quote]Coulda used him when Bo went down for sure.[/quote] We had other capable backs....
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re: What kind of impact would a USA World Cup win have on soccer in America? - pvilleguru
[quote] I think if you have one team that spends money getting really top tier talent you'd have a Yankees effect[/quote] You won't get that team in the next 50 years without the US joining UEFA or a CONCACAF/CONMEBOL merger....
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re: Fournette on not picking Bama: they can have all of their rings and titles - pvilleguru
[quote]Tulane is a private institution[/quote] Didn't collegiate athletics start at private institutions? Yale, Princeton, etc....
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re: What kind of impact would a USA World Cup win have on soccer in America? - pvilleguru
[quote]If we want MLS to grow they will have to get more respectable play. And I think we need an equivalent to the Yankees, Patriots, or 1990's Bulls. [/quote] That's not going to happen for a very long time, if ever....
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re: Fournette on not picking Bama: they can have all of their rings and titles - pvilleguru
[quote]College sports started off as actual students playing and representing their [b]hometown[/b] schools[/quote]Not necessarily [quote][b]College sports started off as actual students playing and representing their[/b] hometown [b]schools[/b][/quote] Yes...
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re: Fournette on not picking Bama: they can have all of their rings and titles - pvilleguru
[quote] LF7 said he chose to play for his hometown school, over a place where he knew would give him a better shot to win. That is what college football is about in its purest form[/quote] No, it's not....
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re: Does ESPN not pay their African American on air talent as much as white on air talent? - pvilleguru
The only guys I really recognized were hockey or soccer writers. I can't even name a black hockey or soccer writer....
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re: *Official* Tuscaloosa things thread - pvilleguru
This isn't a Tuscaloosa thing, but I didn't want to start a new thread. The Birmingham Bulls are returning this fall....
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re: What kind of impact would a USA World Cup win have on soccer in America? - pvilleguru
Yeah, rebranding as the Boston ____ would probably be a better draw. Should have went the route of the Celtics and Bruins instead of the Patriots....
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re: What kind of impact would a USA World Cup win have on soccer in America? - pvilleguru
I think the Revs only appear on national TV twice this year. Probably the fewest in the league. That is not a marquee team....
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re: What kind of impact would a USA World Cup win have on soccer in America? - pvilleguru
[quote]Except the revs are a marquee franchise for MLS, [/quote] Are they? You could say they were, but what have they done since people started paying attention to the league? Made the finals in 2014 or so, but are back to 8th place in the East right now. If I look at the league, the Revolution...
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re: Would an auction draft for the NFL be better than the current format? - pvilleguru
Just completely get rid of all drafts....
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re: I hate most ESPN programming as much as the next guy - pvilleguru
[quote]The Yankees, Red Sox and Michigan are not "my" teams.[/quote]I was able to watch just about every Alabama basketball and football game thanks to ESPN and CBS....
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re: New To NHL17 - pvilleguru
[quote]Try/play FIFA instead.[/quote]NHL is a lot more fun to play than FIFA....
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re: New To NHL17 - pvilleguru
[quote]The rink is separated into 3rds, you can't make a forward pass from the first 3rd to the final 3rd unless you're shorthanded.[/quote]Well, you can. It's just not easy....
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re: Forbes - Best Places to Retire - pvilleguru
[quote]i saw you downvoted my pic of the lake and the blue ridge from the top of the stadium. lol[/quote] I didn't, but it's not that great of a view....
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