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The NBA lockout is above! Is there any other piece of news as noteworthy as this? Um, Sure.
Hallelujah! The greatest piece of passe-temps organization news broke this previous week: soon after 5 months and $100M in revenue missing, certainly, the NBA Lockout is Around! Anyone else hear crickets? That is the audio of the 61% of Americans, and their crickets, who noted that they failed to just “care” if the NBA had a 2011-2012 season or not. Irregardless, the NBA is back again on December 25th, that is 24 much more days of pretending to treatment about hockey, and it really is back again with much more than a number of scars. People nonetheless never have entry to training services, preseason or season schedules, and only two weeks to be 100% for the 66 games left. On the other side of the spectrum, advertisers, sponsors and traders are also in frenzy, counting on groups to perform at the leading of their tier to deliver performances making sure full return on investments. MillerCoors is being careful for this actual reason. Let the games begin.
California bound? The Buffalo Bills announced Monday that they have failed to offer out their last three regular season games, forcing tv blackouts. The organization offered a twelve.5% lower price to enthusiasts buying tickets for all three games, but that nonetheless was not ample. While a very poor financial system is being blamed, the staff has nonetheless however to perform in a playoff season and has seen attendance troubles way ahead of the economic downslope. Not only will the Bills lose the last little bit of coverage ahead of heading into offseason oblivion, tv and in sport advertisers and sponsors, as nicely as neighborhood tv networks, will miss out on important face time by enthusiasts who would look at the sport on tv. At this position, it really is L.A. or bust.
Location, spot, location Tuesday, officials representing the City of Minneapolis listened to authorities proposals concerning the new spot of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. While getting better expertise of the larger Minneapolis place, and surrounding suburbs, may possibly help in next news, the most critical factors emphasis on, you guessed it: Funds. At the end of the day, the stadium is an asset to the city and state, promising billions of dollars in revenue above the fifteen+ many years of lifestyle of the stadium, 1000′s of new public jobs, tv coverage, and numerous possibilities for advertising and promotions. All of this, of training course, is fueled by attendance. If created in the proper spot, the stadium can take pleasure in virtually ambigu the attendance percentages than if it were in another, and we all know the magic a little fan TLC can do.
Leap of faith Bruton Smith, proprietor of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, is petitioning IndyCar to honor its contract to race at the facility in 2012. Considering that the dying of Dan Wheldon in a fifteen auto crash in the Vegas Indy 300, IndyCar has been cautious to permit motorists use the training course, deeming it unfit for Indy automobiles. The organization is also questioning the sport’s use of Texas Motor Speedway, the most well-known training course in the collection, for equivalent causes, arguing that the restricted corners and layout of the slim area contributes to much more accidents than any other speedways. Smith’s take? Accident’s come about. From a organization man’s point of view, while nonetheless understanding the sensitivity of driver security, Smith foresees the reduction of sponsorship contracts, attendance, merchandise and in residence revenue, and the foreseeable future of the sport in cancelling the 2012 from his track – and rightfully so. IndyCar requirements to tread very delicately in its determination to cancel the two most critical and well-known races in its season, for dread of developing an even much more colossal mess and losing millions. Could I propose a professionals and cons listing? Constantly works for me…
Bienvenidos a… Jacksonville After the firing of Jack Del Rio as head coach of the Jaguars earlier this week, the organization identified a new proprietor in Shahid Khan, who has undertaken the staff 100% with no minimal partners. A businessman initial, Khan claims to retain the staff in Jacksonville with all workers and front business office officials in their positions, in hopes of keeping a feeling of loyalty with the enthusiasts. It is too early to tell what Khan programs to do to not only retain the staff in tact, but also what he programs to do to alter the staff for the better. Correct now, the staff sits at 3-eight and $350 million in credit card debt. Go through much more on Khan’s journey to the Jaguars here (he also has a killer stache).
I’ve been waiting all year to drop a Gusgasm right into a post. The wait is over. Thanks , David Garrard.
So, let’s set the table for ya. Jax and H-Town square at 24s. Three seconds left. Jags with the ball at midfield. They can kneel and force overtime, but NO. THIS CAN BE A GUS GAME AND GJ DON’T ROLL LIKE THAT.
Cue the audio:
Ahhh … destiny: hand-delivered on an unlucky tip of a silver platter.
My life. Complete. Book ‘em, Tasker.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed a franchise tag on Pro Bowl tight end Marcedes Lewis.
The Jaguars and Lewis will continue to negotiate a long-term deal, but the non-exclusive tag essentially assures both sides at least another season together.
For now, they have until the end of the day on March 3 to agree on a contract. That’s when the current collective bargaining agreement expires, ending all negotiations.
Lewis led the Jaguars with 10 touchdowns last season and had 58 receptions for 700 yards. Lewis also tied the Chargers’ Antonio Gates for the NFL season-high among tight ends with his 10 scores.
Lewis, drafted 28th overall in the 2006 draft, became the first tight end in Jaguars history to be selected for a Pro Bowl, earning the honor last season.
The non-exclusive tag means Lewis can negotiate with other teams. But any team signing him would have to give the Jaguars two first-round draft picks as compensation if Jacksonville chose not to match the offer.
The deadline for teams to use franchise and transition tags is Thursday. The players’ union has questioned the validity of franchise and transition tags with the current collective bargaining agreement set to expire.
Maurice Christopher Jones-Drew the veteran running back of National Football League side Jacksonville Jaguars has helped the team to book a place to claim an AFC South title.
The 25 year old Jones-Drew has established himself as the NFL’s second-best rushing effort of the season with 186 yards on 31 carries, and Rashad Jennings and quarterback David Garrard each ran for a touchdown on Sunday’s 17-6 victory over the Tennessee Titans.
Moreover Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said to the reporters: “Obviously, Maurice Jones-Drew was special today, and we rode Maurice hard today.”
The New York Giants have sustained successive losses for the second time and now they move towards Brandon Jacobs to get themselves back in the winning tracks.
Jacobs will be getting the chance to first start at running back this season as the Giants will be taking on Jacksonville Jaguars at home on Sunday.
The Giants have managed turning the ball over 30 times, which is the worst in the history of NFL. That includes five lost fumbles, which was performed by Ahmad Bradshaw, the ex-starter.
It was reported that the Jacksonville Jaguars have penned offensive tackle Adam Terry and cornerback Terrence Wheatley as they waived quarterback Todd Bouman, defensive tackle Landon Cohen and offensive tackle Erik Pears.
It was also reported that the Jaguars have taken receiver John Matthews from the practice squad to the active roster.
However, Terry is a second-round pick by Baltimore during 2005 as he has played in 50 career games with 18 starts within five seasons at the right tackle position.
Don Carey the cornerback of National Football League side Jacksonville Jaguars has been charged for his helmet-to-helmet hit on the Week 8 clash.
However the 23 year old defensive back Carey was punished for his useless actions had experienced an injury on Sunday’s game alongside Dallas Cowboys.
Moreover Don had a clash with Dallas tight end Jason Witten and the official announced the penalty alongside Carey.
Jeremy Mincey the veteran defensive end of National Football League side Jacksonville Jaguars has experienced an injury on his right hand.
The 26 year old has broken his right and has booked a place on the questionable list for Week 8 clash alongside Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
On the other hand Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio has revealed that he is expecting Jeremy to play on Sunday but if he fails to feature then Derrick Harvey may fill the void.
Eben Britton the right tackle of Jacksonville Jaguars has booked a place on the season-ending injury reserve list with an injury on his shoulder.
However Eben has tore the labrum on his right shoulder on the game alongside Kansas City Chiefs and is expected to out for 16 months.
On the other hand the Jaguars have filled the void with the potential signing of offensive tackle Erik Pears on Tuesday.
David Douglas Garrard the veteran quarterback of Jacksonville Jaguars has been allowed to perform in the field after successfully passing the post-concussion test.
The 32 year old David has underwent the National Football League mandated test on Tuesday and been cleared to play in the practice session.
Moreover the news has boosted the team’s performance and Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio has exposed that David will perform on Sunday’s clash alongside Dallas Cowboys.