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|2 weeks 5 days ago||Demolished||
FGIC got the rights to build something (hotel, apartments, whatever) on the land once the new arena opens up and the Joe is demolished. It was part of the bankruptcy deal.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Not sure I've ever been so thankful for a deluge||
That rain prevented an out and out disaster since the stadium had run out of (free) water if memory serves and it was the first year of the water bottle ban (thanks, Dave). That game reinforced my preference for cold/snow over heat.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Minneapolis is the other one||
Minneapolis is the other one (Target Center, Xcel Energy, US Bank, Target Field).
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Nessler moved to CBS||
And is replacing Verne Lundquist on SEC games next year. Tessitore took over Nessler's spot.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Yeah, this is a problem||
Anyone who is traveling on Sunday (like me) is in for a fun time if this holds.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Storms||
The bigger problem is that thunderstorms are likely in the afternoon--particularly during the game (as of the current forecast)--and lightning screws up everything. It's still early so maybe we'll get lucky on timing.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||21-10 M||
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Forget that||
State received votes. Who on earth ranked them?
|13 weeks 4 days ago||Kidding or not||
The answer is yes. Here.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||(No subject)|
|15 weeks 2 days ago||Not happy about Atleti||
That's the one team I wanted to avoid in the draw. PSV won't be an easy out and Rostov just finished thrashing Ajax so the group is trickier than it looks.
|18 weeks 4 days ago||They are||
And they're here for the season.
|18 weeks 5 days ago||Hockey||
Good grief. That hockey jersey is awful.
|23 weeks 3 days ago||By all accounts||
Lucic is heading to Edmonton and the Hall trade cleared the space for him.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||It's being demolished||
The Joe site was given to FGIC as part of Detroit's bankruptcy deal. Detroit will demolish the arena and a parking garage, and FGIC will build something (currently supposed to be a hotel/office/retail space) on it.
|24 weeks 5 days ago||Spielman is now at FOX||
So you'd better hope he doesn't replace Klatt as Gus Johnson's partner or you will be hearing him during The Game in the near future.
|27 weeks 4 days ago||That was the silver goal||
I'd love to see that come back (it was hardly ever used). It's a good compromise between what we have now and the golden goal.
|27 weeks 4 days ago||Found my seats as well||
Looks like we all won't have to wait until Friday to find out.
|28 weeks 4 hours ago||Ramos was offside.||
Ramos was offside.
|28 weeks 3 days ago||Also the best job as an undergrad||
Being an IM ref for broomball was fantastic. $12/hr to go ice skating at midnight!
|28 weeks 5 days ago||Not quite||
Nymeria (Arya's direwolf) is still alive (and in the books, running around with a large pack of wolves killing things). The show has just never focused on Nymeria after Arya told her to run away.
Lady (Sansa's direwolf) dies halfway through season 1 when Joffrey throws a hissy fit and Ned has to kill a wolf as punishment for what Arya did to Joffrey.
|29 weeks 3 days ago||Not Rutgers||
Rutgers is on ABC/ESPN/ESPN2 per an announcement a couple of weeks ago.
|29 weeks 4 days ago||Bond||
How on earth was his bond only set at $750?
|31 weeks 4 days ago||Check your account||
I didn't get an email saying I had gotten them, but I checked my account and clicked on season renewals. The offer was sitting there and I just paid for them, so I'd say that works.
|32 weeks 2 days ago||And it's confirmed||
|32 weeks 4 days 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.
|32 weeks 4 days 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.
|32 weeks 4 days 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.
|32 weeks 4 days 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.
|32 weeks 4 days 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