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  1. Denmark's Christian Eriksen stable after collapsing, receiving CPR as Euro 2020 game with Finland suspended Scary to watch.
  2. And to add further into the "Twin Cities" analogy @B-Rich and @bosrs1 brought up, not only are San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose; Dallas and Fort Worth; Minneapolis and Saint Paul; and Tampa and St. Petersburg in different counties, they were considered different MSAs before they merged into one (DC and Baltimore are still in different MSAs despite sharing CSAs and of course have their own media markets).
  3. A certain team in Buffalo will nip that in the bud before those rumors blossom.
  4. Have I got news for you. (Patriots but nevertheless they have the same colors as the Red Sox).
  5. I found this. It was one of the concept logos https://www.icethetics.co/blog/2014/7/22/how-the-timeless-hartford-whalers-logo-came-to-be
  6. It would be a huge shock if Brooklyn do not win the NBA Finals. They are too well oiled.
  7. Finally Completed. This was a lot of work for me! Realignment Madness: A new NCAA series by TrueYankee26. In 2045, the SEC keeps capturing many football titles to the point where the rest of college football can't catch up. From 2021-2040, the SEC wins all but 7 titles, with Ohio State, Notre Dame, USC, Clemson, Texas, Oklahoma and Miami winning one each. Bama, LSU, Florida and Auburn collects more championships, with even the long suffering Georgia Bulldogs and Tennessee Volunteers winning one each. The top recruits go to the SEC schools like Bama who continues to be successful as Saban leaves Tuscaloosa at the end of the 2029 season as Alabama is hit with a harsh recruiting violation going into effect, opening the door for some more archrival Auburn and LSU titles. One year later, the Pac-12 and Big 12 announce a merger that creates a giant conference west of the Mississippi. Everybody except West Virginia Joins the PAC-12 Big-12 Alliance, the Mountaineers become members of the ACC. In 2046, the ACC and Big 10 follows suit, making a Midwest and East Coast powerhouse, and even brings Notre Dame aboard. They will not lose NBC, as the Peacock Network immediately announces a deal with the ACC Big 10 Alliance. Not to be outdone, the SEC adds Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, Liberty, Baylor, TCU and BYU as retaliation for the mega mergers of the PAC-12-Big 12, and the ACC-Big 10. The SEC drops "Southeastern Conference" and goes by SEC full time (much like CBS and ESPN corporately went by their initials) as a consequence because their members do not have to be in the Southeast to join anymore. A group of wealthy Ivy league grads convince the Ivy League to join the FBS. For the next 7 years (2046-2052), only 1 SEC title (2049 LSU) and many defeats, with Notre Dame, Miami, Florida State and Penn State of the ACC-Big 10 and Texas and Oregon of the PAC-12-Big 12 capturing the titles for the two "alliance" conferences. College fans who resented the SEC dominance cheered, but through 2069, the SEC rebounds with 7 titles in 17 years. ACC-Big 10 Alliance: Boston College, Clemson, Florida State, Louisville, NC State, Syracuse, Wake Forest, West Virginia. Duke, Georgia Tech, Miami, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Virginia, Virginia Tech. Connecticut, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Penn State, Rutgers. Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota State, Northwestern, Purdue, Wisconsin. Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance: Arizona, Arizona State, Hawaii, San Diego State, USC, UCLA, UNLV. Boise State, Colorado, Colorado State, Idaho, Utah, Utah State. California, Fresno State, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, Washington, Washington State. Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas Tech. SEC Super-Conference: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Baylor, LSU, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, TCU, Texas A&M. Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, East Carolina, Georgia State, James Madison, Liberty, Old Dominion, UCF. Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, USF, Vanderbilt. Air Force, Army, BYU, Houston, Navy, Rice, Tulane, Tulsa, UAB. American Athletic Conference (AAC) - (AAC + Patriot League + Pioneer + NEC): Albany, Fordham, Monmouth, Stony Brook, Sacred Heart, Saint Francis, Temple, Towson, Villanova, William & Mary, Wagner. Bryant, Central Connecticut, Delaware, Duquesne, LIU, Maine, Merrimack, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, UMass. Bucknell, Colgate, Davidson, Drake, Fordham, Georgetown, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Lehigh, Marist. Butler, Cincinnati, Dayton, Florida Atlantic, FIU, Jacksonville State, Marshall, Memphis, Morehead State, SMU, Stetson, Valparaiso. Black Belt Conference (BBC) - (Sun Belt-SWAC): Alabama A&M, Alabama State, Arkansas State, Georgia Southern, Louisiana, Louisiana–Monroe, Mercer, South Alabama, Troy. Alcorn State, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Grambling State, Jackson State, Mississippi Valley State, Prairie View A&M, Southern, Texas Southern, Texas State. Conference USA (C-USA) - (Big South + C-USA + Southland): Abilene Christian, Central Arkansas, Houston Baptist, Incarnate Word, Lamar, McNeese State, Nicholls, Northwestern State, Sam Houston State, Southeastern Louisiana, Stephen F. Austin. Campbell, Charleston Southern, Gardner-Webb, Hampton, Kennesaw State, Robert Morris. Charlotte, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, Presbyterian, Southern Miss, Western Kentucky. Ivy League: Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, Yale. Mid-American Conference (MAC) - (MAC + OVC + MVFC) Akron, Ball State, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Kent State, Miami (OH), Northern Illinois, Ohio, Toledo, Western Michigan. Eastern Illinois, Eastern Kentucky, Jacksonville State, Murray State, Southeast Missouri State, Tennessee State, Tennessee Tech, UT Martin. Illinois State, Indiana State, Missouri State, North Dakota, North Dakota State, Northern Iowa, South Dakota, South Dakota State, Southern Illinois, Western Illinois, Youngstown State. Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) - (MEAC + SoCon) Bethune-Cookman, Delaware State, Florida A&M, Howard, Morgan State, Norfolk State, North Carolina A&T, North Carolina Central, South Carolina State. Chattanooga, The Citadel, East Tennessee State, Furman, Mercer, Samford, VMI, Western Carolina, Wofford. Mountain West Conference (MWC) - (Big Sky Conference + MWC) Cal Poly, Eastern Washington, Hawaii, New Mexico, New Mexico State, Portland State, Sacramento State, San Jose State, UC Davis, Wyoming. Idaho State, Montana, Montana State, Northern Arizona, Northern Colorado, North Texas, Southern Utah, UTEP, UTSA, Weber State. 32-team playoffs under the CFP system: 10 conference winners + 22 at large bids). Broadcasting Rights are bundled three ways: ACC-Big 10 Alliance + American Athletic Conference (AAC) + Ivy League + Mid-American Conference (MAC). Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance + Black Belt Conference (BBC) + Conference USA (C-USA) + Mountain West Conference (MWC). SEC Super-Conference + Black Belt Conference (BBC) + Conference USA (C-USA) + Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). ABC/ESPN/ESPN+ & TNT/TBS/HBO Max broadcasts all 10 conferences. NBC/NBCSN/Peacock broadcasts ACC-Big 10 Alliance and Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance bundles. CBS/CBSSN/Paramount+ broadcasts ACC-Big 10 Alliance and SEC Super-Conference bundles. FOX/FS1/Tubi broadcasts the Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance and SEC Super-Conference bundles. Preseason Kickoff Games: Old Bay Kickoff Classic (Baltimore, Maryland): ACC-Big 10 Alliance vs Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance. Nike Kickoff Classic (Portland, Oregon): ACC-Big 10 Alliance vs Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance. Chicago Kickoff Classic (Chicago, Illinois): ACC-Big 10 Alliance vs SEC Super-Conference. Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Bowl (Atlanta, Georgia): ACC-Big 10 Alliance vs SEC Super-Conference. Emerald Kickoff Classic (Seattle, Washington): Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance vs SEC Super-Conference. Publix Pirate Kickoff Bowl (Tampa, Florida): Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance vs SEC Super-Conference. New Years Major Bowl Games: Citrus Bowl (Orlando, Florida): ACC-Big 10 Alliance vs Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance. Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, Arizona): ACC-Big 10 Alliance vs Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance. Gotham Bowl (East Rutherford, New Jersey): ACC-Big 10 Alliance vs Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance. Rose Bowl Game (Pasadena, California): ACC-Big 10 Alliance vs Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance. Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, Florida): ACC-Big 10 Alliance vs SEC Super-Conference. Fenway Bowl (Boston, Massachusetts): ACC-Big 10 Alliance vs SEC Super-Conference. Orange Bowl (Miami Gardens, Florida): ACC-Big 10 Alliance vs SEC Super-Conference. Peach Bowl (Atlanta, Georgia): ACC-Big 10 Alliance vs SEC Super-Conference. Cotton Bowl Classic (Arlington, Texas): Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance vs SEC Super-Conference. Golden Gate Bowl (Santa Clara, California): Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance vs SEC Super-Conference. Hollywood Bowl (Inglewood, California): Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance vs SEC Super-Conference. Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, Louisiana): Big 12-Pac-12 Alliance vs SEC Super-Conference.
  8. From WarnerMedia and Discovery to Warner Bros. Discovery.
  9. Well I got an empathetic side too, Yankee fans are not cold hearted robots though some of them can be straight up jerks. If it makes you feel better I am a Jets, Knicks and Rangers fan and they are hardly the Yankees of the NFL, NBA and NHL even though many many Yankee fans root for either of those three.
  10. Was this before or after San Franciscans gentrified Oakland? Seems Alameda is not so much an oasis of A's fans in a desert of Giants fans after all.
  11. NBA might have to play in a bubble again if unruly fans keep up.
  12. Blowing large playoff leads to your most hated rival. New York Yankees fans can relate, Leafs fans. We were you 199 months ago.
  13. Brentford promoted to the Premier League.
  14. Nice catch, it should be present tense not past tense
  15. And La Russa had drinking problems. Terrible optics. And there were two outs in the inning!!! I don't think I would even see this in the beer leagues!
  16. Reminds me of the NBA on TNT logo from the 90s
  17. Letters are smaller and fatter at the same time. We even got a preview of what they will look like this fall (courtesy of NewscastStudio):
  18. It utterly gobsmacked me when I saw that stat.
  19. The Mariners are hitting .198 as a TEAM!
  20. ONE. The amount of innings Kluber threw for the Texas Rangers in 2020, aaaaaaaand now the amount of no hitters he threw against them.
  21. Klubot has thrown as many no hitters against Texas as the amount of innings he has pitched for them. That's.... impressive.
  22. If I did not know better I would say they did this knowing NBC Universal would merge with WarnerMedia in the future and BOOM NBC is back broadcasting hockey without winning the NHL rights deal.
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