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  1. FCS powerhouse North Dakota State University beats Top 25 Iowa. Bison had 239 yards rushing on the Hawkeye D.
  2. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000702018/article/kevin-harlan-is-the-greatest-broadcaster-of-alltime Kevin Harlan wasn't wrong when said that was the most exciting thing to happen during the game last night. As for the fan being drunk? Who knows, maybe he was just a 49ers employee dressed as a fan trying to entertain the fans...
  3. NHL 17 unlocked last night and while there's always room for improvement, it's entertaining and fun. So far, it's more fun than frustrating, which for me is the opposite of NHL 16. Only played five games or so all offline, but after a few of arcade-like games against Pittsburgh, Toronto and Carolina I tried the FullSim Gameplay Style and it's much more competitive for me. I played as the Sharks against the Kings and lost 2-0. It was the first game on NHL 17 and first one in two months on NHL 16 that I've played and there was less that 7 combined goals. On FullSim gameplay, I found the CPU AI pressure you and don't give you a lot of time to make a decision. There are still a few instances that the CPU will go all out bananas and the puck will fly to one of the players. The Goalies seem to play a bit better and your AI teammates are not as stupid. I also checked out create a player and create a team, and yes, you can create a team and import them into just about any mode, even play now. I created the Las Vegas Renegades with a color scheme of Red Black and Silver (playing past Carolina Hurricanes dress up). Seeing the Arena you customized is pretty cool. I also created the Sharks with a bright teal, black and gray color scheme. While I couldn't get the uniforms to look exactly like the teams heritage/early 90s originals, what I came up with is close and looks awesome. I'll see if I can post some pics to show them off. Took me about an hour to create each team. Going to try and test Franchise mode here in a little bit and see how it is. If anyone has any questions, let me know.
  4. I’m reconsidering playing online in NHL 17, I’d like to but Sony/Playstation increasing the price to $60 for the year is making me think since I would only play EASHL online and the commitment to EASHL may not be for me at the moment. The only other game I own that I’d consider playing online right now is Madden 17, but it seems to be full of gamers who think it’s funny to troll or is it grief others. I’m not up on the lingo and really don’t feel like dealing with those types of gamers. Not to mention I’ve not played Madden online in years, so I would probably get whooped. During the beta the team and arena creator were enough to keep satisfied if I got bored with HUT or EASHL, etc. I’ll now have Franchise Mode, Play Now, Playoff Mode and/or World Cup Mode, so I think I’ll be fine. I found NHL 16 in the bargain bin the other night so I’ve been playing it offline to hold me over until NHL 17 (that countdown timer moves real slow ) and I’ve decided to take out my frustration on the CPU AI by upping the user hitting and then not even worrying about scoring goals, just rocketing the opposing team players. Just found out a little earlier today that NBA 2K17 The Prelude drops at midnight Eastern 9/9. Might check that out, though I keep hearing that it’s one character only, so if you screw up, you are screwed. Hopefully they mean just the Prelude, but I fear that isn’t the case...
  5. I think I suggested Lancers, don't remember though as it seems like it was at least two or three months ago. Though, it's probably way too simple and logical of a name for it to be in the NHL.
  6. With the exception of the new FG Kicker, Florida's offense took 3+ quarters to find rhythm, but they finally did. Eddie Pinero, the FG never kicked a FG in HS or Junior College and is 3/3 in game, he's even got the student section chanting his name. Only one game, but he's making something not-as-easy-as-it-looks look easy. Go Gators!! Edit: UK up 35-17 over Southern Miss at half. Golden Eagles now lead 44-35 late in the 4th. Also Jackrabbits hanging with the Battle Frogs, 45-41 TCU.
  7. I'm not sure what a logo would be for Desert Knights: An armored knight stabbing a cactus? About two weeks ago I wrote to the team and suggested Las Vegas or Vegas Renegades. You could use a Knight as a mascot for renegades, but I'd prefer a western themed package. They thanked me with what seemed like one of the auto response emails, but it was actually a positive one thanking me for the suggestion and my enthusiasm. I've not seen any signs they are considering Renegades, so that's probably not in the running. I though think it could be a perfect fit for if when the Raiders move to San Antonio is uncerimoniously blocked by the Cowboys and Texans.
  8. The Review Journal is now saying that Foley is refuting reports that the three hawk names are dead. Nighthawks still in play. Red Hawks and Desert Hawks, not so much. Foley also mentions he has those two other names and the paperwork seems to have been filed. my detective skills are hard at work (I've been playing too much Batman!!). From the article and I listened to the radio interview he did a couple days ago, I think he knows the name and is just awaiting trademark and copyright clearance. My guess is it's not going to be anything bird related unless there's a trademark issue. It might be Knights, maybe this is all smoke and mirrors and is actually working with London Knights. I think it's going to be one of two things, with the the Nighthawks as a third fall back. Either it will be something medieval themed but not Knights, such as Gladiators, Spartans, Titans, etc. Or it will have to do with the outlaw history of the state. I believe Outlaws is out due to the Arena Football League's trademark, which appears to still be live. I'm not sure I want to reveal the name here as the one I'm thinking of the domain name is still available and I've found no US trademark nor copyrights on it. As for it being okay to be cleared in Canada, I'm not sure. If Foley does chose the name I'm thinking of I think fans would be pretty happy. Foley could still do a Knight-centric logo with this name. I haven't send the team anything but maybe I should use their contact form and suggest it, then again, I would be surprised if it wasn't on that list of Foley's and maybe it didn't make the cut.
  9. Well, if a variation on hawks is the final three, then the NHL has more than likely OK'd them. While the nighthawks name and bird logo would separate them from Chicago, I'm not necessarily sure it's enough. Because (something) hawks lends itself to being shortened as 'Hawks and this could cause problems in everyday discussion, among fans, players, broadcasters, commentators, studio anchors, branding issues. Even if there is no trademark, I can see Chicago fighting back on this a bit, they could argue that the name is too confusing when abbreviated. Chicago certainly has the clout where the NHL may hear them out. The NHL doing anything about it though remains to bee seen. I know Army and a couple other teams where not okay with Knights or Black Knights, I would suspect the LA Kings were not thrilled with it either, being as the proposed color scheme would be 2/3 of LA's colors and probably a medieval knight of some sort. I was starting to like Las Vegas Owls or Night Owls. You know what just call 'em the Las Vegas Bulldogs. Sure it may not a name associated with a professional sports team, but it's so common, I don't think there would be much legal pushback.
  10. So, I was trying to come up with a logo for my personal design brand and a got a bit sidetracked by the Caped Crusader, the Sharks new logos, etc. I struggle drawing things free hand, for whatever reason. It's difficult for me to even things up. Plus, I needed to start to learn affinity designer and photo more in depth. I started out creating a spartan helmet, something relatively simple. Then I created a spear to go along with the helmet. Then i started reading about the Las Vegas' NHL franchise again. So I had to try to put together a quick logo concept and home/away jerseys. Feels generic, but at this point that might be what will happen. So here are the Las Vegas Spartans. Since Black Knights is a no-go and the OHL London Knights own Knight in Canada, and Foley has been adamant about having knight or knight/cavalry themed something somewhere, I chose Spartans. I did not look up to see if Spartans would work legally, but Las Vegas Spartans actually doesn't sound too bad. Just a primary logo right now, wasn't sure what to do for a secondary logo or tertiary logo. Might use this in NBA 2K16 and NBA 2K17. I'd use it in NHL 17, but... no logo uploads this year. P.S. If you want to use it 2K16/17 just let me know, I have a few different color combos. Can Change just about anything on it.
  11. One of the things the Sharks have not been afraid to do is adjust is the shade of teal. I just whipped up this quick graphic of the different shades of teal from the last 25 years. The Sharks seem to be heading from their blue-teal to more along the lines of their Deep Pacific Ocean Teal. The Sharks media guide still actually has the secondary color as burnt orange, with black as a third/trim color. The new logo, and the update sharks website before it show that the team seems to be returning focus to the teal and black. The newest teal from the new secondary logos pairs well with the gray, and the black can work with it, as long as the pattern is right. While I've not heard or read anything official, I'd estimate that these are definitely being tested as permanent secondary marks and will eventually be there full time. This also seems like the return of Monterey Gray and the phase of orange. Also if they were to become full time secondary logos, based on the three, there would either be a new primary logo that is not one of the three secondary or the full shark would make the jump to the primary (something that fans have wanted for a while). The partial shark is the logo on the Los Tiburones jersey, so I don't think it would make it as a full time primary. Personally, I like the new logos, and wouldn't mind something in the arena of these as the primary. The chomping the stick is an iconic staple of the Sharks, and it would be sad to see it go but I would be okay if the wanted to move on from it, since it has lent itself to increasing amount of jokes of the years past.
  12. So after hearing that bird is on the list of the final four, I went and searched list of birds of Nevada on wikipedia. if it Las Vegas Peregrines in the black, gold, gray/silver color scheme I would say may be hard to trademark, as the average consumer would probably confuse it with the Pittsburgh Penguins; especially if Pittsburgh is returning to the brighter gold they wore in the playoffs. This concept is cool, though. If they want something out there like Neon Knight, the Las Vegas Loons. From my understanding a Loon is an aquatic bird. Las Vegas could sign free agents for a line of enforcers and yes, yes they would definitely garner the nickname the Looney Goons. Um, okay maybe Loons is the best name after all... Other name ideas for kicks: Las Vegas Lumberjacks Sure, it's the desert, but oh well Lumberjacks are strong and if we end up moving to Seattle... boom no renaming required. Las Vegas Lions Yeah, the MGM is represented by a Lion, but we're in a rush, give us Lions or give us Black Knights. Las Vegas Falcons. Deal with it Atlanta. Las Vegas Eagles What's up Philadelphia? Las Vegas Outlaws Maybe the fourth/fifth time is a charm. Las Vegas Wranglers Alternate uniform: Denim jacket with Wrangler Jeans as hockey pants. Cowboy hat styled hockey helmet. Las Vegas Vaqueros Might actually this works. Seriously though, pick something Foley.
  13. Is there a specific section of the boards for getting players together for EASHL? Seemed a bit out of place for the Fantasy Sports section. Finally got around to creating a club, you know just a few days before the beta ends if it's not extended. I've yet to play EASHL on the beta, and it's been a few years since I've played it at all, but thought I'd give it a go and see how it is. Team: San Jose Teal Spartans (I wanted Teal Titans but it wouldn't let me because "Titans" is considered profanity...) Location: North America West Colors: Ocean Teal, Black, White If you want to play online vs, I'm game for that too. PS4/tealtown_mg
  14. I think the Las Vegas Knights and Los Angeles Kings could survive in the same division with similar medieval-era nicknames as long as LV's branding differentiated from LA's. If Foley can't get Black Knights or Knights, maybe Lancers would work. "Here are your Las Vegas Lancers!" Maybe the logo could be a mounted knight (with a cowboy hat :)), a shield and lance. - No Pro team of the big 4 uses Lancers - Only Six colleges has Lancers has their nickname. Not sure it would matter, but one USHL team does use Lancers (Omaha). I know Foley is pretty much set on black, gold and silver but if he is open to color scheme suggestions, I'd like to see maybe a Midnight Blue and Vegas Gold with a silver trim. Tygers09 - Las Vegas Express might work. Another name I thought was the Las Vegas Locomotives, forgetting that there was a United Football League with that name, thought they went by Locos. If they did choose Locomotives, I'd shorten it to Locs, not locos, but that's just me.
  15. Jerseys: Haven't looked through all teams, but don't see that many more than last year, holding out hope that it's just the beta. The beta has four main modes to chose from - EASHL - HUT - Online Versus - Customization Zone In EASHL you don't even get a letter on your chest, you play with a blank jersey - you have to level up to get a crest on your chest which according to the forums is a bit juvenile. At least open one of the fonts to put on the front of your jersey. You also start in a low level community rink and the more your club plays, the more stuff is unlocked. In Customization Zone everything is unlocked, and it's got some cool stuff in it - some are complaining of the EA custom logos as crappy and stuff in addition to not being able to recolor AHL or ECHL logos, but there's still a lot of detail and I've created two teams and each time it takes me a good hour or more to create them - for me it's kind of addicting. The down side is that I've yet to find a way to play with my created teams in the beta. It's like I've spent time creating this team and then there's no way to test out the team. I'm sure they don't want to give away presentation, but there are ways around it. There's no exhibition mode in the beta that I've seen, but my guess would be you can use the created teams in three modes, EASHL, Franchise and Exhibition. While I've heard, I'd guess that you could choose to relocate a team in Franchise or start Franchise Mode by subbing your team for an NHL team (Like NHL 14).