Things to Look Forward To During the Sports Drought (article)

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  1. Carface

    Carface What the...?

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    http://www.lsureveille.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2005/04/06/42538bf2e1399
     
  2. Mystikalilusion

    Mystikalilusion Founding Member

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    Word.

    I don't want to start up a war here with the baseball people, but neither collegiate nor pro matches up with basketball or football in terms of popularity or ratings.

    Makes me wish the XFL hadn't been such a flop, if only to delay the inevitable lack of sporting events until the NBA playoffs.
     
  3. Carface

    Carface What the...?

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    There's always the AFL.

    Sure, it's not "real football", but if you've ever been to one of the games you'd see it's nearly as fun to watch. I went to one of the Voodoo games not too long ago. It helps feed that football thirst and holds me over for a while.
     
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    I've tried watching the AFL more times than I'd like to admit, but I just thought it was so bad and unwatchable, for a split second I almost considered watching women's hoops. Luckily, I came to my senses and realized how ludicrous that would be.

    This is indeed a conflicted time. My favorite day of the year is swiftly approaching (DRAFT DAY) but after that, it's pretty tough.

    I'm actually a pretty big fan of the NBA and MLB, so I can't imagine how tough it's gotta be if you don't like either.
     
  5. Mystikalilusion

    Mystikalilusion Founding Member

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    I like some things about the AFL.

    I mean, the MVP last year had 99 tds and 5 ints. How can you not like that?

    I also wish we could implement their pre-snap formations into the collegiate game. Can you imagine if our WR corp could get a 3-5 count running start before the snap? Off to the races. . . :shock:
     
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    No doubt, it would be an interesting game if it were played on field larger than a racquetball court.
     
  7. OkieTigerTK

    OkieTigerTK Tornado Alley

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    :tigbas: Personally, I don't consider baseball season a "drought"!:tigbas:
     
  8. Mystikalilusion

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    Understandable. . . That's the writer's point however, that baseball season only gets the attention it does because nothing else of note is occuring in the sporting world. :hihi:
     
  9. BB

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    So true - had the XFL not tried so damn hard, it would have worked. I would watch Pop Warner Football if you televised it right...
     
  10. tirk

    tirk im the lyrical jessie james

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    NFL Europe is watchable since its now a pretty good farm club for the NFL. mr. #3 akili smith played against the Rhein Fire and lose of course. i guess it was the season opener.

    i was lookin for rohan or someone i knew of.
     

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