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Discussion in 'Sports & Recreation' started by Sheldon Scott, Jun 27, 2016.

  1. Boris Boddenov

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    Don't know who you mean, JB, re: the other female. But one thing about Michelle is that she knows how to market herself. She landed a nice modeling gig shortly after her she-nanigans became public.

    As for cheesecake, my speed these days are the crumbs. ;)
     
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    I like Baseball but nowadays it is getting a little hard to afford. First off attendance when that was possible became unaffordable
    & now they have swallowed up all of the local tv broadcasts with all of these paid for subscriptions so it is back to the radio broadcasts
    for me and the average Joe.
     
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    Minor leagues, baby.

    My brother and his wife used to go. It's as baseball used to be and should be...a very intimate [and affordable] experience.
     
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    How 'bout 50-cents for a bleacher seat if under age 12 (75-cents if older). So you sit in the bleachers for a coupla innings, scan the stands, and then move to the higher priced seats, even box seats, which your observations have confirmed to be empty. (Box seats were $2.75.)

    The ushers knew what was happening but didn't care especially if you were a kid.

    Oh, should have mentioned that this was the 1950s and the highest paid player was Ted Williams ($67K). :D:D:D

    Recall an Orioles' owner saying that he broke even if avg. attendance was 13,000. I'm not sure about TV deals in those days but suspect that the owners relied mostly on attendance.
     
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    Roping and cutting horses working, shooting
     
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    I like to watch football, basketball and track, but only if my Grandsons are in them. :)
     
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    Buckeye Football
     
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    #1 is probably sumo. Japanese. I waa disappointed with American sumo held on the west coast a couple of years ago.

    American Ninja Warrior, but can't stand the drama and overdone chatter.

    Strongman Competition. Scottish Highland Games.

    Though I tend to think of sports being more physical, I liked "Top Gun" when it was still on.

    Rodeo, preferably televied, but live breaking is my favorite.

    Sometimes Rugby.
    Aussie rules football, but I don't have a way to watch it now.
    I watched a championship Gaelic football game. A little boring (Sorry!), but I could probably get into it if it was broadcast regularly.
     
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    It all depends on where you go. I can get from New Jersey to see a Mets game using public transportation for under 10 round trip. Admission is half price for seniors for day games.
     
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    NFL Football
     
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    Musical dressage
     
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    I have often wondered why this is not followed more. College basketball and football are big, but not baseball.
     
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