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|1 day 8 hours ago||And it's confirmed||
|3 days 3 hours ago||A number of reasons||
Detroit is the largest TV market that doesn't have an MLS franchise, so they'll want a team there for the potential television draw. DCFC has also done extraordinarily well in drawing crowds despite being only four years old. The area has done enough to prove that it can support an MLS team through that alone (and the MUFC-RM game selling out definitely helped the area's image).
Also, the Metro Detroit area is still huge (between 4-5 million depending on your source). It's not like the population has dwindled enough to make a huge difference.
|3 days 4 hours ago||The new opening was at the||
The new opening was at the Leppings Lane end--Duckenfield opened up an exit gate when the entrances became a dangerous bottleneck. As a result of not doing crowd control and failing to shut off the entrances to the pens when they were full, that exit gate led straight to the already overcrowded pens. The Hillsborough 30 for 30 does a fantastic job at explaining how Forest had several entrances available to them but Liverpool only had one (maybe two, can't quite remember).
Since the entrances were segregated by teams, only LFC fans died during this, as they were the only ones entering the stadium from that area. What's even more infurating is that the police control box is in line with the end where the crush happened. Extreme incompetence all around.
|3 days 4 hours ago||In fairness...||
Your post is worded confusingly. The first paragrah makes it sound like you're blaming Liverpool fans for Hillsborough. The fans weren't mixed in the terraces like you imply--Liverpool fans were in Leppings Lane, Forest were in the Kop. If anything, it sounds more like you're describing Heysel, where Juve and LFC fans were mixed due to UEFA's stupidity.
|3 days 5 hours ago||Wrong||
MLS has expressely stated that they want a team in Detroit. And given that the league is now expanding to 28 teams, they have the ability to put a team there. Detroit is likely the next team added after Sacramento. St. Louis and San Antonio are the other two cities to watch here.
|3 days 5 hours ago||Now in Hamtramck||
DCFC moved to Hamtramck in part because a) the lease at Cass Tech ran out and b) they needed more capacity given how successful the team has been. What's even more impressive is the amount of money they raised to renovate Keyworth Stadium. Link
|1 week 3 days ago||It's $250 million per year||
|1 week 3 days ago||Six years for potentially $250 million per year||
For only half the package available!
|2 weeks 3 days ago||This one occurred...||
...right after Nebraska joining the Big Ten was announced. http://mgoblog.com/mgoboard/ot-question-you-guys-here
|3 weeks 2 days ago||One other scenario||
If Detroit beats Boston in regulation, the Red Wings are automatically in. Boston could only tie Detroit on points and Detroit owns the head to head tiebreaker in ROW, which Boston can't catch in this scenario.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||ESPN||
ESPN has the rights to this game and it'll be on ESPN itself. The other games for the ICC will be ESPN/2/3 if I remember correctly.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||ESPN has the rights to this game||
Per their media release, the game would be at 3:00 PM. Here's hoping it actually happens.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||Train connection||
If I remember correctly, Watco owns the Ann Arbor Railroad, which operates the line that runs by the stadium. Watco is based in Kansas, which would be why he knows the owner.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Maybe||
But he did get his teammate's girlfriend pregnant at one point, so there's that. There are a number of other things people don't like about him as well.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Even Wolfsburg and Leverkusen aren't typical though||
Both of them have the financial muscle of Volkswagen and Bayer respectively backing them. It'll be the same when RB Leipzig finally make it up (and then hopefully drop with Hoffenheim).
Now if Darmstadt manage to stay up after this year, that will be incredibly impressive given their recent (last three years) history.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Thanks, knew I was messing||
Thanks, knew I was messing one of those up.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Both Bayern and Barca mix in||
Both Bayern and Barca mix in homegrown talent (Messi, Xavi, Iniesta, Lahm, Müller, Schweinsteiger) with the superstars they purchase, so that's one reason the hate isn't as strong. It's been years since Chelsea has produced a regular from its academy. Outside of Terry and Lampard, I can't remember the last homegrown player they've started recently.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||There can be a number of||
There can be a number of factors. I picked Bayern not because they're the Yankees of German soccer, but because I a) was learning German in high school and b) Munich was the first city I went to in Europe. Since it's impossible to follow 1860 Munich (likely going to be relegated to the 3rd tier this year) Bayern it was. Throw in the fact that it's a blast to watch Bayern and that any German stadium's atmosphere blows away an EPL ground's and there you go!
|21 weeks 1 day ago||I emailed the department about that a couple months ago||
The answer I received was that it's unlikely to re-open in that manner due to liability, utilities, vandalism (someone tore a chunk out of the turf in 2009), etc. Unfortunate, but not unexpected.
|23 weeks 5 days ago||'13 was 5:00 PM, '10 was 8:00||
'13 was 5:00 (ET), '10 was 8:00, '08 was 4:30, and '06 was 8:00. Quite the array of start times in recent history there. Still happy this is early.
|29 weeks 3 hours ago||Kevin Kugler, Matt Millen,||
Kevin Kugler, Matt Millen, and Lisa Byington. Same crew as last week. Link.
|34 weeks 1 day ago||So does this count for Fulmer Cup points?||
Or is this no longer considered off season?
|35 weeks 4 days ago||UCLA did make it on there though||
Which is odd, since Michigan plays them in 2022-23.
|35 weeks 4 days ago||Snopes says fake|
|36 weeks 3 days ago||.||
Needs Birmingham somewhere in the top three.
|36 weeks 5 days ago||White||
|41 weeks 2 days ago||Nain Rouge||
There might be one or two stories that pop up when the news gets slow in Detroit, but nain rouge definitely wins that comparison.
|51 weeks 3 days ago||Well crap. I can't read||
Well crap. I can't read apparently.
|51 weeks 3 days ago||I'm referring to the||
I'm referring to the misspelled version being included on the considered list and the correct spelling being put on the not considered list, but if the misspelled is included solely based on the reasoning provided then who cares.
|51 weeks 3 days ago||Then there's this||
"Abominable snowmen" is on the not considered list, but "abdominal snowmen" is on the considered list with the reasoning "because fuck it why not, it's basically the north pole there"
Solid spellchecking, NoDak.