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The Pointless Realignment Outpost

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Plus one has to rock the vertical brown/yellow striped socks permanently.

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Someone has to say it...

cant beleive nobody thot of this but

hornets 2 charlit

jazz back too new orlins

and teh bobcats can go 2 utah it wuld work perfictly!!!!1

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Someone has to say it...

cant beleive nobody thot of this but

hornets 2 charlit

jazz back too new orlins

and teh bobcats can go 2 utah it wuld work perfictly!!!!1

ur stupit.

One of Utah's nicknames is "beehive state" (the other one being "Double Z State"), so the Hornetzz would go to Utah, and Charlotte should be the Force, or Flight, or Wind, or Air, or ...

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Someone has to say it...

cant beleive nobody thot of this but

hornets 2 charlit

jazz back too new orlins

and teh bobcats can go 2 utah it wuld work perfictly!!!!1

ur stupit.

One of Utah's nicknames is "beehive state" (the other one being "Double Z State"), so the Hornetzz would go to Utah, and Charlotte should be the Force, or Flight, or Wind, or Air, or ...

Jordan is ther ownr so, they shod call dem the "Air Jordans"

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This is the greatest thread in the history of Sports in General. Finally, the shackles of realignment have been loosed. I will subscribe to this thread & enjoy it like hell. This is almost as good as the Nutcracker thread.

12 hours in, this is very underwhelming to me. I have another opinion on the "some of you are monkeys", line, but...

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I could do a Minor League Baseball expansion/ realingment if anybody's interested.

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I could do a Minor League Baseball expansion/ realingment if anybody's interested.

By all means yes.

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Baseball needz 2 expandz noew!

Propoessed teamz:

Portland Hippies

Las Vegas Rainmakers

Sacramento Furloughs

New Orleans Flashes

Make itz happen Seleeg!

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NFL if they cared about the fanz!!!111one

AFC

North

Baltimore Colts (formally Cleveland Browns/Baltimore Ravens)

Cleveland Browns (original Cleveland Browns but not really)

Cincinatti Bengals

Dayton Triangles (xpansion 'bring 'em back!)

Pittsburgh Steelers

South

Birmingham Cannons (xpansion)

Houston Oilers (formally Houston Texans/"official" continuation of original Oilers)

Indianapolis Ravens (formally the Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts)

Kansas City Chiefs

Tennessee Titans (they can't pretend to be the Oilers anymore because Bud Adams suksorz)

East

Buffalo Bills (xpansion/officially continuation of Buffalo Bills but not really)

Miami Dolphins

Toronto Northmen (formally Buffalo Bills)

New England Patriots

New Jersey Jets (TEHY DONT PLAY IN NY!!)

West

Denver Broncos

Los Angeles Chargers

Los Vegas Aces (xpansion)

Mexico City Aztecs (make them leave the Jaguars name in JAXVILLE for teh fanz!)

Oakland Raiders

NFC

North

Canton Bulldogs (the home of teh NFL HoF should have a team!0

Chicago Bears

Detroit Lions

Green Bay Packers

Minnestoa Vikings

South

Atlanta Falcons

Carolina Panthers

New Orleans Saints (CONGRATZ GUYS!!!!11)

San Antonio Alamos (xpansion)

Tampa Bay Bucs

East

Dallas Cowboys

New Jersey Giants (TEHY DONT PLAY IN NY!!)

Philadelphia Eagles

Richmond Racers (xpansion 'cause the area can totally support three teams)

Washington Hogs ('cause Redskins is racists)

West

Los Angeles Rams (formally Chicago/St. Louis/Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals)

Phoenix Firebirds (xpansion)

San Fran 49ers

Seattle Seahawks

St. Louis Cardinals (formally Cleveland/Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams)

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NFL if they cared about the fanz!!!111one

AFC

North

Baltimore Colts (formally Cleveland Browns/Baltimore Ravens)

Cleveland Browns (original Cleveland Browns but not really)

Cincinatti Bengals

Dayton Triangles (xpansion 'bring 'em back!)

Pittsburgh Steelers

South

Birmingham Cannons (xpansion)

Houston Oilers (formally Houston Texans/"official" continuation of original Oilers)

Indianapolis Ravens (formally the Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts)

Kansas City Chiefs

Tennessee Titans (they can't pretend to be the Oilers anymore because Bud Adams suksorz)

East

Buffalo Bills (xpansion/officially continuation of Buffalo Bills but not really)

Miami Dolphins

Toronto Northmen (formally Buffalo Bills)

New England Patriots

New Jersey Jets (TEHY DONT PLAY IN NY!!)

West

Denver Broncos

Los Angeles Chargers

Los Vegas Aces (xpansion)

Mexico City Aztecs (make them leave the Jaguars name in JAXVILLE for teh fanz!)

Oakland Raiders

NFC

North

Canton Bulldogs (the home of teh NFL HoF should have a team!0

Chicago Bears

Detroit Lions

Green Bay Packers

Minnestoa Vikings

South

Atlanta Falcons

Carolina Panthers

New Orleans Saints (CONGRATZ GUYS!!!!11)

San Antonio Alamos (xpansion)

Tampa Bay Bucs

East

Dallas Cowboys

New Jersey Giants (TEHY DONT PLAY IN NY!!)

Philadelphia Eagles

Richmond Racers (xpansion 'cause the area can totally support three teams)

Washington Hogs ('cause Redskins is racists)

West

Los Angeles Rams (formally Chicago/St. Louis/Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals)

Phoenix Firebirds (xpansion)

San Fran 49ers

Seattle Seahawks

St. Louis Cardinals (formally Cleveland/Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams)

That's not as good as mine because you don't have a team in Luxembourg :D

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im suprised honestly that the seahawks havnt been moved yet because seattle is the most screwed over city in sports based on what happened with teh sonics and sb xl.

That's not as good as mine because you don't have a team in Luxembourg :D

I have to admit yours does have the awesome built in rivalries of Jerusalem vs Berlin and the Fightin' People from Luxembourg vs the Rams :D

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Here are my ideas:

NFL

NFC

North: Chicago, Green Bay, Detroit, Minnesota

South: Carolina, Tampa Bay, Atlanta, New Orleans

East: Giants, Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington

West: Seattle, San Francisco, Arizona, St. Louis

AFC

North: Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Baltimore

South: Indianapolis, Houston, Jacksonville, Tennessee

East: Jets, New England, Buffalo, Miami

West: San Diego, Kansas City, Oakland, Denver

NBA

Eastern

Atlantic: Boston, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Toronto

Central: Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indiana, Milwaukee

Southeast: Atlanta, Charlotte, Miami, Orlando, Washington

Western

Northwest: Denver, Minnesota, OKC, Portland, Utah

Pacific: Golden State, Lakers, Clippers, Phoenix, Sacramento

Southwest: Dallas, Houston, Memphis, New Orleans, San Antonio

MLB

AL

East: Baltimore, Boston, Yankees, Tampa, Toronto

Central: White Sox, Cleveland, Detroit, Kansas City, Minnesota

West: Angels, Oakland, Seattle, Texas

NL

East: Atlanta, Florida, Mets, Philadelphia, Washington

Central: Cubs, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Houston, Pittsburgh, St. Louis

West: Arizona, Colorado, Dodgers, San Diego, San Francisco

NHL

Eastern

Atlantic: New Jersey, Islanders, Rangers, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh

Northeast: Boston, Buffalo, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto

Southeast: Carolina, Tampa Bay, Atlanta, Florida, Washington

Western

Central: Chicago, Columbus, Detroit, Nashville, St. Louis

Northwest: Calgary, Colorado, Edmonton, Minnesota, Vancouver

Pacific: Anaheim, Dallas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Jose

Just some ideas.

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Here are my ideas:

NFL

NFC

North: Chicago, Green Bay, Detroit, Minnesota

South: Carolina, Tampa Bay, Atlanta, New Orleans

East: Giants, Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington

West: Seattle, San Francisco, Arizona, St. Louis

AFC

North: Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Baltimore

South: Indianapolis, Houston, Jacksonville, Tennessee

East: Jets, New England, Buffalo, Miami

West: San Diego, Kansas City, Oakland, Denver

NBA

Eastern

Atlantic: Boston, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Toronto

Central: Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indiana, Milwaukee

Southeast: Atlanta, Charlotte, Miami, Orlando, Washington

Western

Northwest: Denver, Minnesota, OKC, Portland, Utah

Pacific: Golden State, Lakers, Clippers, Phoenix, Sacramento

Southwest: Dallas, Houston, Memphis, New Orleans, San Antonio

MLB

AL

East: Baltimore, Boston, Yankees, Tampa, Toronto

Central: White Sox, Cleveland, Detroit, Kansas City, Minnesota

West: Angels, Oakland, Seattle, Texas

NL

East: Atlanta, Florida, Mets, Philadelphia, Washington

Central: Cubs, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Houston, Pittsburgh, St. Louis

West: Arizona, Colorado, Dodgers, San Diego, San Francisco

NHL

Eastern

Atlantic: New Jersey, Islanders, Rangers, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh

Northeast: Boston, Buffalo, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto

Southeast: Carolina, Tampa Bay, Atlanta, Florida, Washington

Western

Central: Chicago, Columbus, Detroit, Nashville, St. Louis

Northwest: Calgary, Colorado, Edmonton, Minnesota, Vancouver

Pacific: Anaheim, Dallas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Jose

Just some ideas.

What fantastic ideas, those are genius

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Here are my ideas:

NFL

NFC

North: Chicago, Green Bay, Detroit, Minnesota

South: Carolina, Tampa Bay, Atlanta, New Orleans

East: Giants, Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington

West: Seattle, San Francisco, Arizona, St. Louis

AFC

North: Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Baltimore

South: Indianapolis, Houston, Jacksonville, Tennessee

East: Jets, New England, Buffalo, Miami

West: San Diego, Kansas City, Oakland, Denver

NBA

Eastern

Atlantic: Boston, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Toronto

Central: Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indiana, Milwaukee

Southeast: Atlanta, Charlotte, Miami, Orlando, Washington

Western

Northwest: Denver, Minnesota, OKC, Portland, Utah

Pacific: Golden State, Lakers, Clippers, Phoenix, Sacramento

Southwest: Dallas, Houston, Memphis, New Orleans, San Antonio

MLB

AL

East: Baltimore, Boston, Yankees, Tampa, Toronto

Central: White Sox, Cleveland, Detroit, Kansas City, Minnesota

West: Angels, Oakland, Seattle, Texas

NL

East: Atlanta, Florida, Mets, Philadelphia, Washington

Central: Cubs, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Houston, Pittsburgh, St. Louis

West: Arizona, Colorado, Dodgers, San Diego, San Francisco

NHL

Eastern

Atlantic: New Jersey, Islanders, Rangers, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh

Northeast: Boston, Buffalo, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto

Southeast: Carolina, Tampa Bay, Atlanta, Florida, Washington

Western

Central: Chicago, Columbus, Detroit, Nashville, St. Louis

Northwest: Calgary, Colorado, Edmonton, Minnesota, Vancouver

Pacific: Anaheim, Dallas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Jose

Just some ideas.

How can you like the state of these leagues as they now exist?

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How can you like the state of these leagues as they now exist?

To be perfectly honest, the NFL is near perfect as-is. MLB could stand to shuffle a few teams around, but they aren't too bad.

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The NFL, NBA and NHL are fine the way they are. But the MLB hasn't yet realized that the three other major leagues have actually evened out the teams in each division by now. I mean, do they realize how ridiculous it is to have only four teams in the AL West when there are six teams in the NL Central?

Anyway, FanHouse came up with an interesting idea in this post: have the MLB work like European soccer, with an A league and a B league - contenders go in the A league, and underachievers go in the B league.

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The NFL, NBA and NHL are fine the way they are. But the MLB hasn't yet realized that the three other major leagues have actually evened out the teams in each division by now. I mean, do they realize how ridiculous it is to have only four teams in the AL West when there are six teams in the NL Central?

MLB could stand to be reworked, but what they have now is workable. Of course the first thing they need to do is balance out the number of AL and NL teams. Once they do that they can start thinking about divisional realignment.

Anyway, FanHouse came up with an interesting idea in this post: have the MLB work like European soccer, with an A league and a B league - contenders go in the A league, and underachievers go in the B league.

It's an interesting idea, but it would never work. That setup is familiar with, and thus accepted by, European sports fans. As a concept it's completley foreign to North American sports fans, and thus would never fly.

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The NFL, NBA and NHL are fine the way they are. But the MLB hasn't yet realized that the three other major leagues have actually evened out the teams in each division by now. I mean, do they realize how ridiculous it is to have only four teams in the AL West when there are six teams in the NL Central?

Anyway, FanHouse came up with an interesting idea in this post: have the MLB work like European soccer, with an A league and a B league - contenders go in the A league, and underachievers go in the B league.

The problem with "evening" out all the divisions IIRC is that there are not enough interleague games on the schedule to make having an odd number of teams in each league work without greatly increasing the number of off days or having off series.

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The NFL, NBA and NHL are fine the way they are. But the MLB hasn't yet realized that the three other major leagues have actually evened out the teams in each division by now. I mean, do they realize how ridiculous it is to have only four teams in the AL West when there are six teams in the NL Central?

Anyway, FanHouse came up with an interesting idea in this post: have the MLB work like European soccer, with an A league and a B league - contenders go in the A league, and underachievers go in the B league.

Everyone wants to think that their team has at least an outside shot of winning a championship when the season starts. There's always a few surprise teams, and even fans in Pittsburgh have to have some hope (at least on opening day) that this can be their year. Having an A and B league effectively eliminates half of the league before the season even starts, making it unlikely that people are going to turn out, even in the beginning. Why would I want to go to games for what is effectively a minor league team?

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Anyway, FanHouse came up with an interesting idea in this post: have the MLB work like European soccer, with an A league and a B league - contenders go in the A league, and underachievers go in the B league.

Good luck getting fans in Major League cities to pay Major League ticket prices for a team that for all intents and purposes is considered Minor League.

-Dan

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