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|1 day 3 hours ago||The lack of a track is only||
The lack of a track is only going to increase the intimidation factor there. They did a good job with the renovations.
|1 day 4 hours ago||Sark's at USC||
Petersen is now the coach there.
|5 days 9 hours ago||Last year was the perfect storm||
Dortmund suffered a ton of injuries and slipped up enough to allow Bayern to win a lot earlier than everyone would have expected, even with that long unbeaten run. Given that Martinez is out with a torn ACL and there's no way BVB suffers another injury crisis like that, I expect it to be a lot closer this year.
|5 days 9 hours ago||Still waiting...||
One more week until Bundesliga starts (at least the Pokal starts this weekend), but for EPL, go Liverpool.
|1 week 23 hours ago||Found part of it||
I'm not going to track down the rest of it since it's likely the teams in question would be on this list. Obviously Akron, Kansas State, and Rugters are no longer (or shortly won't be) on this list. Link.
Edit: Cincinnati also drops off the list come 2017.
|1 week 1 day ago||You can forget about Oregon State||
They're on the schedule next year as a one off home game. But your point still stands.
|1 week 1 day ago||It's on GolTV||
Good luck finding it anywhere.
|1 week 2 days ago||Yes, it's taking a||
"Yes, it's taking a game away but you're ticket is still good. You just have to drive 3 hours."
Great! So the money that people spent on tickets just went up a lot more because now, in addition to the ticket they already paid for, they have to pay for gas, food, and quite possibly lodging, instead of having the game at Yost like everyone expected. That's a bait and switch. And that's bullshit.
|1 week 2 days ago||Wrong analogy||
Yes the Madrid-United match was a great way to expand the sport in the US but neither one of those teams gave up a home match to play over here. It was part of a pre-season tour and was solely marketing based.
This, on the other hand, would be fine if they hadn't ended season ticket renewals five days before announcing it. A bunch of other people have beaten that to death at this point, but that's the main problem. Factor in that you just removed one of the two best games on the home calendar and it's a huge slap in the face to everyone who bought season tickets.
|1 week 2 days ago||Here's a student specific one||
4 of those 15 non-exhibition games occur during a break. The Renssalaer series is during Thanksgiving break, while the Wisconsin home series is during the first weekend of spring break. That schedule is beyond pathetic.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||The attendance for that game||
The attendance for that game was slightly over 12,000. I'm not joking.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||They did this for the Winter||
They did this for the Winter Classic as well. I can't say I'm totally surprised.
|4 weeks 57 min ago||So we can't expect him to||
So we can't expect him to depcapitate a goalie? Darn.
|4 weeks 7 hours ago||Yes. FOX (the main station)||
Yes. FOX (the main station) has it.
|4 weeks 9 hours ago||There are a ton of tickets on||
There are a ton of tickets on Stubhub (there were over 4,700 last night when I checked).
In other news, Cristiano Ronaldo is now going to be at the game. Link
|4 weeks 4 days ago||What?||
Detroit already has museums, an aquarium, and transportation—granted, this is the barest transportation system possible and it sucks. The DIA is a major attraction for the art scene—hence the huge fight to keep it away from a potential sell-off. The Science Center has re-opened thanks to a massive donation and is in good health. The aquarium is running again after having been closed for a number of years.
With the exception of transportation, you're targeting the wrong areas for improvement. Look at schools and blight/crime in the neighborhoods, not museums.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||It was originally||
The original plan called for a capacity of 18,500. Now, however, it's going to have a capacity of about 20,000 seats.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Can't link via mobile||
But they (SEMCOG) have already purchased the equipment and have been refurbishing the cars for the line. Target date to start is 2016.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Let's see you invest in it,||
Let's see you invest in it then. You can do whatever you want in any number of areas.
Edit: You're not wrong, there are many more important areas that need attending to besides an arena. But there's no reason to complain about a massive development that will help spur an area that's been deslolate since at least the 1980s.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I'd post "Oh wie ist das schön" as well||
But I can't find a video of it that isn't thoroughly annoying.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Well that was enjoyable.||
Well that was enjoyable.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||You'd guess correctly. Auf||
You'd guess correctly. Auf gehts (or, to go with the dialect of my avatar, Pack ma's)!
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Cards reset after the quarterfinals||
One could be suspended for the semifinals via card accumulation (which is why Thiago Silva is out), but yellow cards are reset after the quarterfinals in order to ensure that no one is suspended for the final via card accumulation.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Fair point||
I can understand that.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I dunno||
Saying Klinsmann's style is un-American and that he should have been fired if the US had not made it out of the group stage is quite irrational. That and the fact that he's going to be doing games with Gus Johnson in 2018 is going to piss off a ton of people. Anyone who makes Gus look good on soccer broadcasts (at this point in time) should not be doing them.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||For reference||
The Dutch flat out failed to qualify in 2002. This led to a documentary from a couple of Dutch filmmakers creating a documentary about the two worst teams in the world at that point (Bhutan and Montserrat) called The Other Final. It's worth watching if you have a chance just to see what it's like at the low end of the FIFA rankings.
Argentina also didn't get out of the group stage in 2002. Germany, Brazil, and Mexico are the only ones to have done it in the modern format. Argentina (and I bet a few others) did it when there was a second round of group games awhile back.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Yes, but||
Watching Shawn Hunwick stonewall North Dakota in 2011 remains one of my favorite memories while in school. It's not like it always backfires.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Hooray! Larkin to Detroit!||
Hooray! Larkin to Detroit!
|8 weeks 8 hours ago||Yep. As for the transfer bit,||
Yep. As for the transfer bit, there's a discussion ongoing about whether that holds up (transfers are apparently covered under article 23, not 22) so that should be interesting to follow as well.
EDIT: FIFA have said that he can transfer between clubs. That answers that question.
|8 weeks 9 hours ago||The bigger question becomes||
The bigger question becomes whether or not those nine games are only for competitive matches. I would think that friendlies are included in that number, but not counting friendlies would be the harshest way to implement it (and probably the right one, too).
EDIT: Yanked from Liverpool's SB Nation site: The player Luis Suárez is to be suspended for nine (9) official matches. The first match of this suspension is to be served in the upcoming World Cup™ fixture between Colombia and Uruguay on 28 June 2014. The remaining match suspensions shall be served in Uruguay’s next World Cup match(es), as long as the team qualifies, and/or in the representative team’s subsequent official matches in accordance with art. 38 par. 2a) of the .