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Sports Forum / Association expansion rumors
« on: Yesterday at 05:00:44 PM »
RUMOR: The NBA is expected to announce two new expansion teams, in Seattle and Las Vegas, after their media rights deal expires in 2024.

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Sports Forum / CI's economic impact on B'more...
« on: May 19, 2022, 11:40:01 PM »

During its five-day run in Baltimore, the 2022 CIAA Basketball Tournament welcomed 36,390 (over 66,000 in total) unique attendees over 22 basketball games and had a direct spending impact of $13.9 million. The CIAA Tournament generated a total economic impact of $19.6 million, which supported 1,159 part-time and full-time jobs and generated $1.9 million in state and local taxes. This financial success was made possible by the State of Maryland, Baltimore City and the Local Organizing Committee.


The iconic dance-hall painting seen in the credits of the 1970s sitcom Good Times sold at a Christie’s auction in New York City Thursday for a record-breaking $15.2 million.

As noted by The Los Angeles Times, Ernie Barnes’ adored 1976 acrylic-on-canvas piece known as The Sugar Shack appeared in the fifth and sixth seasons of the classic 1970s sitcom. Marvin Gaye also used the painting as the cover art for his classic hit album, “I Want You.

Sports Forum / Most Hated College Hoops Players of All Time
« on: May 07, 2022, 02:05:02 PM »


Sports Forum / NFL 2022 International Games
« on: May 04, 2022, 12:38:18 PM »
NFL’s full 2022 International Series:

London: Vikings-Saints (Oct. 2)
London: Giants-Packers (Oct. 9)
London: Broncos-Jaguars (Oct. 30)
Munich: Seahawks-Bucs (Nov. 13)
Mexico City: 49ers-Cardinals (Nov. 21)

Sports Forum / Derrick Henry bought a piece of local soccer club.
« on: May 03, 2022, 05:15:52 PM »
Derrick Henry becomes the 4th NFL player to be a minority owner of a soccer club.   :clap:

Sports Forum / Cincinnati, Houston & UCF may leave early...
« on: May 03, 2022, 05:10:52 PM »
Cincinnati, Houston & UCF negotiating settlement in $17-$20 million range to join Big 12 next year, sources told ⁦@actionnetworkhq⁩. Also, 6 C-USA schools receive month extension to determine departure date for AAC.


Sports Forum / The UNDERRATED Golf Tour
« on: April 22, 2022, 10:23:17 AM »
Steph Curry is launching his own golf tour, aimed at increasing opportunities for underrepresented golfers:

The UNDERRATED Golf Tour ⛳️

The top 24 boys and girls will compete for the Curry Cup on the all-expense-paid tour, promoting their talents on a national stage.

Sports Forum / The Association Playoff Picture...
« on: April 14, 2022, 12:44:37 AM »
The Playoff Picture after Night 2 of the #MetaQuestPlayIn Tournament

Friday 7:30pm/et on ESPN

Friday 10pm/et on TNT

Northern Virginia Regional Commission pushes for HBCU satellite campus

A group representing Northern Virginia municipalities wants to bring a historically Black university to the region through a satellite campus.

Representatives from the Northern Virginia Regional Commission – which includes 13 local governments such as Alexandria, Fairfax and Prince William – have met with administrators at Norfolk State University and Virginia State University who demonstrated interest in building a location in Northern Virginia, chair of the commission Cydny Neville said.

Currently, Virginia Union University is the northernmost historically Black university in the commonwealth. While the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech have satellite campuses in northern Virginia, Neville–a VSU alumna–says there is a need for a Black institution for the more than 405,000 students in the area who did not finish college or have an associate’s degree..

“It’s not even just the institution itself,” Neville said. “It’s its presence and how that uplifts the community around it, and Northern Virginia will be better off with it. Northern Virginia is great, but having an HBCU presence is something that we need.”

On the Sidelines and In The Stands / Virginia State Marching Band 1944
« on: April 02, 2022, 12:01:51 AM »

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