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by Joker
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: Steve Spurrier reveals that The AAF’s initial investor bailed on the league
Replies: 14
Views: 169

Re: Steve Spurrier reveals that The AAF’s initial investor bailed on the league

MikeMitchell wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:18 pm
As for the league’s main investor who bailed. Could that be Peter Theil?
Are you just guessing, or has this been hinted somewhere?
by Joker
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: Steve Spurrier reveals that The AAF’s initial investor bailed on the league
Replies: 14
Views: 169

Re: Steve Spurrier reveals that The AAF’s initial investor bailed on the league

Hardcore AAF fans are kind of funny about this, although it seems like a national sport to shout "fake news" at any report that disturbs you. But, thanks to Spurrier, the story is much clearer now... and the AAF is funded for the time being. I am waiting for the story about who the previous investor...
by Joker
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: Steve Spurrier reveals that The AAF’s initial investor bailed on the league
Replies: 14
Views: 169

Re: Steve Spurrier reveals that The AAF’s initial investor bailed on the league

I wonder who is this investor who "sort of" bailed on the league? Seems vague. Spurrier points out the fact they WERE having cash flow problems, something the league now refutes. Ebersol talks about a valuation of the league, and how it had a good value at this point. The only problem I see is these...
by Joker
Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: NHL Owner Rescues The AAF With Much Needed Cash
Replies: 73
Views: 695

Re: NHL Owner Rescues The AAF With Much Needed Cash

I don't understand how you can have a business plan that doesn't cover contingency for all expenses past the second week of operation? Does this have anything to do with the lack of broadcast revenue? The lack of fans in the seats? Second, 250 million is a big chunk of change. It should last a while...
by Joker
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Seattle XFL
Topic: Breaking: Sources say Jim Zorn to join XFL as Head Coach/GM
Replies: 4
Views: 44

Re: Breaking: Sources say Jim Zorn to join XFL as Head Coach/GM

Seattle is the logical place for Zorn. He even lives in Seattle.
by Joker
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Washington D.C. XFL
Topic: Pep Hamilton will become coach, G.M. of XFL’s Washington franchise
Replies: 6
Views: 72

Pep Hamilton will become coach, G.M. of XFL’s Washington franchise

Pep Hamilton resigned at Michigan on Monday to pursue other opportunities. Hamilton is expected to become coach and General Manager of the XFL’s Washington, D.C., franchise, Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports reports. He has spent 11 seasons coaching in the NFL, most recently with the Browns in 2016. He wa...
by Joker
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: An XFL Reason to root for The Patriots in The Superbowl
Replies: 7
Views: 209

Re: An XFL Reason to root for The Patriots in The Superbowl

They could do a lot worse than the Sabercats. Great name!
by Joker
Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: Why was the Super Bowl so boring
Replies: 6
Views: 100

Re: Why was the Super Bowl so boring

I forgot about the bad half-time. (easily forgettable)

Seriously, the NFL has had some exciting Super Bowls lately.... all forgotten after this debacle. :)
by Joker
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Los Angeles XFL
Topic: Mike Shanahan
Replies: 4
Views: 120

Re: Mike Shanahan

Maybe he is too old for the XFL, or maybe he is just what they need to get respect.
by Joker
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: An XFL Reason to root for The Patriots in The Superbowl
Replies: 7
Views: 209

Re: An XFL Reason to root for The Patriots in The Superbowl

I like your logic, but I hate the Patriots.

Sabrecats is a great name. Wasn't it used in Arena football?

Reddit is great for rumors, but bad for the truth. A hobby of Reddit users is to start a rumor and see how far they can get it to go.