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  1. fnz

    North American Pro Soccer 2018

    Yep, that was you! Dry seats sound like a much better bet.
  2. fnz

    North American Pro Soccer 2018

    In the creepiest post of the day, I think I was sitting one row behind you and about three seats to the right.
  3. fnz

    NBA Changes 2018-19

    They also had a blue alternate (which didn't really fit the scheme at the time, but incorporated the original colors)
  4. fnz

    Congratulations, Lottery Winner!

    Maybe it's lame, but I'd buy the Florence (KY) Freedom of the Frontier League. I interned there for a summer, and then worked as the sound guy for two years, and was some of the most fun I've ever had (despite the internship being unpaid). I have no idea how much it'd cost. I feel like it's still fun enough to own a pro team, but it'd be more of a local/community thing, which I think would be more fun. Also, it being the Frontier League, I feel like you can get away with more things marketing/production/promotion wise vs. a larger league. I might pay to renovate Cincinnati's US Bank Arena, rather than a new tax, so we could have the NCAA Tournament.
  5. fnz

    Which MLB Playoff Team Has the Best Uniform?

    I don't get the hate for the Brewers current identity (the Times New Roman number look, not all the indecision about what logo to use). It's one of my favorite in the entire league.
  6. I feel less like I'm looking at a league logo page, and more like I'm just scrolling through someone's Behance page.
  7. fnz

    Uber has a new logo

    Well it looks like every other logo. I think they chose the 'capital lowercase U because the tail/line on the right of the U matches up the one on the left of the lowercase B to form double lines that you;d see on a road. (Someone works in marketing!)
  8. fnz

    Memphis Grizzlies Unveil New Logos and Uniforms

    Ohhhhh I just noticed the side panels are one-side only (home and away). I like these, a lot. As a Grizzlies fan, I'm happy.
  9. I was excited when I first saw Conrad's rendering, but these....they look cheap as hell. I'm glad the shorts have wide panels (I love wide panels on shorts, with no panels on the jerseys), but the striping makes these look like some generic shorts from KMart. The black side panel...woof.
  10. fnz

    2018 FIFA World Cup

    Ugh. Croatia was the only team of the last four I didn't want to see win. I don't know if I like anyone on the team.
  11. Group A 1) Egypt 2) Uruguay 3) Russia 4) Saudi Arabia Group B 1) Morocco 2) Spain 3) Portugal 4) Iran Group C 1) France 2) Australia 3) Denmark 4) Honduras Group D 1) Argentina 2) Nigeria 3) Iceland 4) Croatia Group E 1) Switzerland 2) Serbia 3) Costa Rica 4) Brazil Group F 1) Mexico 2) Germany 3) Sweden 4) S Korea Group G 1) Panama 2) Tunisia 3) USA 4) England Group H 1) Colombia 2) Senegal 3) Japan 4) Poland
  12. This makes sense (I kept having this false memory that Kyrie played like 8 games this season). I just think getting to Finals is a major step, and there anything can happen (Cleveland proved this in 2016), and that Brad Stevens is the type of guy who can make up for those "on paper" differences between teams.
  13. I only used regular season wins because everyone always says the Eastern conference is too easy, so I used the only comparable WC for both teams. But if we're ranking the NBA teams, it's not like the Cavs or Celtics are 25th/26th on the list, they were both top 6/7 at worst last season (but yes the jump between 1&2 to 3-7 is sizable). The Cavs could be close to championship caliber - any team that has Lebron certainly is - and we all know the reason Lebron would entertain free agency is that the Cavs have no assets to trade away, or wiggle room to make changes and improve. So many people say the Celtics are one star away from being a real Finals team. That is literally as close as you can get to being championship caliber in today's NBA. I really don't think the initial statement was that laughable. That one star could really be either of the guys coming back from injury.
  14. They were within one game of making the NBA Finals, no? They had 10 less wins than Houston, and 3 less than Golden State. They went 1-1 against both and had a higher winner percentage against the WC than Golden State. Would they have beaten either team in the Finals? We don't know that. Maybe they could have won a game or two. That's as close as you can get to being championship caliber (especially considering so much of your cap being eaten by two people not playing)