waj287

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  1. I've had this idea sitting in the back of my head for a while now, so why not do it? Like the recent thread of NCAA courts, I thought it would be interesting to create a database of not just the fields, but a diagram of the whole stadium. Here's what I started with: Thoughts? EDIT 5/23/18: Here's a key for the diagrams:
  2. I am a little nervous about this. Nike, provided that they understand how timeless and irreplaceable some jerseys are and don't slap the swoosh on the front, could do this fine, but you really never know what they will do. Right now, we might as well just wait until after 2019 and see.
  3. We resume with the Big 12 with Texas Tech! Also, I might not make one tomorrow because I have something that afternoon.
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    Football Field Template

    While no one has requested this yet, I made a template out of the field I am using for my college football stadium database. There's an AI version and a PSD version. AI PSD
  5. And at request of @TheBigBuc, here's Ben Hill Griffin Stadium!
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    The 1972 Project: Rice Owls

    Very well done! Love the hockey uniforms--especially the captaincy patch inside of the state. Reminds me of the old Cleveland Barons numbers. Also, if you are taking requests, can you do Texas next?
  7. Per request of @tjs11, I have done Mizzou! Also, @TheBigBuc, Florida will come either later today or tomorrow. One more thing: I added a key for the diagrams. It's in the first post.
  8. The colors on the seats represent the seating level. Yellow are the first deck, red-orange are the second, etc. The gray is supposed to be a concrete surface (i.e. walkways) I'll make a key when I put up the next one.
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    Houston Astros Logo Concept

    I'm with Zeus on this one. Great design.
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    Albuquerque Amigos

    While i think the logo has a nice idea, the jerseys are not that good. The font is way too fantasy-like to be a desert theme, and while I get that you are using Paint, that is no excuse to have pixelation (Download a free vector program like Inkscape to avoid this). Also, you probably shouldn't have used that logo on the cap as many MLB teams usually use something else. In addition, you should probably shift the ABQ to the left side on the home jersey and put a number on the right, and on the away, the text is way too long (it stretches onto the arm) and there should be a number under the text. Here's a mockup of something you could have done:
  11. If you're referring to the overhang, it's actually an irregular shape.
  12. Do you think I should keep going with the Big 12? If not, give me requests, please!
  13. Not a bad idea. I might just consider creating a website.
  14. I don't know if anyone cares about this, but to me, the NCAA is very screwed up to me. Well, at least what I consider the Big 4 sports (football, basketball, hockey, and baseball). With that in mind, I've decided to overhaul everything in the NCAA pertaining to these sports - regular season and playoffs. -FOOTBALL- This is probably the sport that will get the most overhaul. -REGULAR SEASON- 12-game season 8 conference games Each team rotates between teams, stadiums, and divisions over the years. For example: In 2015, Alabama would play divisional games against A&M, Auburn, LSU, Arkansas, Ole Miss, and Mississippi State. The A&M, LSU, and Ole Miss games would be at home, and the other 3 would be away. Two games would be held against opposite-division opponents: Missouri and Tennessee. The Mizzou game is at home. In 2016, the schedule would be reversed. Every game that was a home game the last year is now an away, and vice versa. In 2017, the divisional schedule would be identical to that in 2015, but the non-division opponents would be South Carolina and Kentucky. SC game is at home 2018--same thing. The Kentucky game is at home now. Throughout the next 4 years, the entire East Division is now covered, and the cycle would reset in 2022 when they play Georgia (the last team in this cycle) and Missouri (the first team in this cycle). Opposite-division cycles are decided on by the conference. 4 out-of conference games Every conference has a "priority" list - a list of conferences that will be first in line to host games against the conference. The SEC priority list: Big Ten Pac-12 Big 12 ACC American Mountain West C-USA MAC Sun Belt This means that if this started beginning in 2018, then Alabama would play more Big Ten games in the first year. 3 games against the conference at the top of the list (examples: Michigan, Nebraska, Wisconsin) 1 game against the conference next on the list (example: Stanford) Out of conference games do not require home and home series With all these rules in mind, the Alabama 2018 schedule would be: @ Texas A&M Auburn @ LSU Arkansas @ Ole Miss Mississippi State @ South Carolina Kentucky Michigan @ Nebraska @ Wisconsin Stanford Sound good? -PLAYOFFS- Okay, this is where things may get controversial. I am dramatically upscaling the importance of polls. While the AP and Coaches' polls will still remain, they will be more of a ranking system rather than a straight-up system to determine a national champion. To determine the playoff field, then a new, NCAA-owned poll will be established. I'll call it the Playoff Poll. Like the others, it will rank the top 25 teams, which determines the playoff field. Top 25 teams will be in the playoffs Bottom two teams (#24 and #25) will play a play-in game to determine the #24 seed Top 8 teams will get a first-round bye First and second rounds will be held at campus sites Elite Eight rounds are held at predetermined neutral sites Semifinals are 2/6 of the NY6 bowl games Final is held at a predetermined site Does that work? Well, this has been the longest write-up ever. I'll wait a bit to do the other three sports.
  15. -BASKETBALL- I have very little changes for this, but these are the most important: Remove the First Four from the postseason Try to lessen the amount of true at-large bids by prioritizing teams that won the regular season but not the tournament, teams in average conferences that had good records, etc. -REGULAR SEASON- 36 games total Split 50/50 between in-conference and out of conference In-conference games Like the football out-of-conference games, a priority list exists for a team to determine the teams that they will play Example list for Alabama: Auburn Georgia LSU Tennessee Mississippi State Ole Miss Texas A&M Arkansas Kentucky Missouri Vanderbilt South Carolina Florida 9 home-and home series against the top 9 teams in the list Repeat the next year Out of conference games The 32 conferences are broken into 4 "tiers" to help determine the out-of-conference game Tier I: American, ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, C-USA, Mountain West, Pac-12, SEC Tier II: MAC, Sun Belt, Big Sky, CAA, Big East, Ivy League, SoCon, Summit League Tier III: Patriot, Big South, NEC, Southland, MEAC, Ohio Valley, SWAC, Missouri Valley Tier IV: America East, A-Sun, A-10, Big West, Horizon League, MAAC, WCC, WAC 10 games against Tier I opponents (1 game per conference in addition to 3 more games against the conferences; rotates every year) 4 games against Tier II and III (1 game per conference; 4 conferences faced switch every year) 4 games against Tier IV (1 game per conference; 3 conferences faced rotate every year) -POSTSEASON- Aside from the proposed ending of the First Four, I want to put a sort of regional system currently used in the D1 baseball tournament. Instead of four geographic regions of 16 teams each, there are 16 regionals hosted at camous sites (for example, Boise State would host a regional at Taco Bell Arena). With that, the tourney becomes similar to the baseball tourney, but it is not double elimination. Thoughts?
  16. I did 25 for a few reasons: 25 is a nice, round number in the terms of polls and it seems like the further down the ranks you get, the more similar in skill you are. It'd seem strange that not every ranked team gets a playoff berth, and because the #24 and #25 teams are arguably equal in skill, it would be a nice precursor to the main postseason. The FCS playoffs already have 24 teams, so it makes sense that the FBS would be able to so the same. As for the schedule, I wanted to have every team play the same amount of games. If a team with 9 games played 4 non-conference game, they would play 13, more than the 8-game conference teams. I like the new ideas you had, though.
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    Corporate Sponsorship Examples

    Sponsored bowl games. I don't care what money says, my hometown Cotton Bowl will NOT be called the Goodyear Cotton Bowl.
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    College Hockey Teams

    Hello, everyone! Sorry about that long absence there. But anyway, I've gotten into designing a few concepts for college hockey teams, and here are some I've done: Miami (FL) Illinois Nevada Thoughts?
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    The Hockey Project

    I don't really know why I'm doing this. I have planned to create an entire hockey "association" with a North American major league, minor and junior leagues, European leagues, national teams, and an entire website on Google for the North American league. I know that this is a HUGE undertaking for just myself, but I do have plans to try and mitigate this that I will fully reveal at a later time. Here's the game plan: 36 teams in a North American league (names, logos, uniforms, and a history for the league and its teams) This league will get its own site in the near future that will receive constant updates as I complete teams 200+ teams in a minor league system (a large pool of affiliates that affiliated teams will be able to call up and send down; think the current MiLB) (names only; with a smaller history than the major league) An as-of-yet undetermined junior league with an as-of-yet unknown amount of teams (likely cities only plus a rundown of how the junior leagues work in relation to the minors and majors) 6 or 7 European leagues; with one large primary league (like the KHL) with the rest being national/regional leagues (names, logos, and jerseys) National teams; don"t quite know how many countries I will do and which of those I will pick (logos and jerseys) The first team of the major league will ideally be up tomorrow, and I hope to have the site done over the weekend. Hope you'll enjoy this massive project!
  20. Indeed. If Morocco wins, I wonder what they’ll do.
  21. I hate to admit it, but Dallas isn’t probably going to make it very far with this kind of skid they’ve had lately. And either way, they have to beat Nashville or Vegas. So yeah, no partying like it’s 1999 in Texas.
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    Championship matchups you wish we got?

    Cubs vs. Astros last season would have been fun to watch, I think.
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    Minor League Hockey Shake-up...coming

    The SPHL is like that one uncle you have at a family reunion that you never remember exists until someone points him out
  24. Texas Tech beat Florida in a super close game...so that happened. Also, my bracket’s busted because I had Tennessee going to the final and well...you know. UMBC plays again tonight, so that’s cool. Hope they keep this bracket-busting streak alive.