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by Tank55
Thu Feb 11, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: XFL - One year after kick off... and waiting
Replies: 42
Views: 1786

Re: XFL - One year after kick off... and waiting

You are taking the words too literally - what ever title you ascribe to it - its the money funding the league. And the networks don't want to fund someone else's project (for someone else's benefit), they don't want to commit to that risk upfront. You're not taking them literally enough. They're no...
by Tank55
Thu Feb 11, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: XFL players signing with NFL teams tracker
Replies: 189
Views: 23950

Re: XFL players signing with NFL teams tracker

Tank55 wrote:
Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:54 pm
Is he now slated to be the highest paid XFL alum in 2021? Not counting Jeff Brohm, of course.
Turns out it's highly incentivized -- he probably won't bank $4M+ next year.

https://twitter.com/NickiJhabvala/statu ... 3444519939
by Tank55
Wed Feb 10, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: XFL - One year after kick off... and waiting
Replies: 42
Views: 1786

Re: XFL - One year after kick off... and waiting

4th&long wrote:
Wed Feb 10, 2021 4:43 pm
My point is no network is going to be the defacto - investor/risk-taker for a new Alt-FB league.
Again, they're not "investors" or "de facto investors"; they're customers.
by Tank55
Wed Feb 10, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: XFL - One year after kick off... and waiting
Replies: 42
Views: 1786

Re: XFL - One year after kick off... and waiting

The television network wouldn't be "investing" in the XFL, they'd be buying the rights to broadcast the content so that they can either sell commercials to advertisers or Peacock subscriptions or whatever to consumers. It does all hinge on broadcast revenue and it isn't materially different from its...
by Tank55
Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: Spring 2021 FCS: Scouting for the next Donald Parham
Replies: 100
Views: 12100

Re: Spring 2021 FCS: Scouting for the next Donald Parham

SWAC announces ESPN platform schedule. Most are on ESPN3, but they do have four scheduled for ESPNU: Sunday, Mar. 28 - Prairie View A&M at Jackson State – 4pm ET, ESPNU Saturday, Apr. 10 - Alabama A&M at Jackson State – 4pm EET, ESPNU Saturday, Apr. 17 - Alabama A&M vs. Alabama State – 7:30pm ET, ES...
by Tank55
Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: XFL players signing with NFL teams tracker
Replies: 189
Views: 23950

Re: XFL players signing with NFL teams tracker

Is he now slated to be the highest paid XFL alum in 2021? Not counting Jeff Brohm, of course.
by Tank55
Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: Spring 2021 FCS: Scouting for the next Donald Parham
Replies: 100
Views: 12100

Re: Spring 2021 FCS: Scouting for the next Donald Parham

Your championship betting odds: +150: North Dakota State +400: Weber State +500: South Dakota State +600: Northern Iowa +800: James Madison +800: Kennesaw State +1200: Villanova +1400: Eastern Washington +1600: Sam Houston +2000: Illinois State +2000: Nicholls +2500: Furman +2500: North Carolina A&T...
by Tank55
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: CFL 2021(?) All aboot our friends up north
Replies: 64
Views: 5648

Re: CFL 2021(?) All aboot our friends up north

I get that a paying TV deal in Mexico would be muy bueno. Does it seem like that's going to come to fruition?
by Tank55
Tue Feb 09, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: Spring 2021 FCS: Scouting for the next Donald Parham
Replies: 100
Views: 12100

Re: Spring 2021 FCS: Scouting for the next Donald Parham

Alcorn State, reigning SWAC champ, opting out:

https://www.wjtv.com/sports/alcorn-stat ... ll-season/

Huge bummer. We're so close -- fingers crossed the bleeding doesn't get out of control.
by Tank55
Tue Feb 09, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: XFL General Discussion
Topic: Spring 2021 FCS: Scouting for the next Donald Parham
Replies: 100
Views: 12100

Re: Spring 2021 FCS: Scouting for the next Donald Parham

Grambling State-Jackson State to be on an ESPN network Deion Sanders’ first game against Grambling State as Jackson State football coach will be broadcast on the ESPN family of networks. The game, which is one of the most anticipated SWAC matchups of the spring, is scheduled to kick off at noon on ...