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lawhokie

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I think many are missing the big picture...


Football is in decline. I've posted over and over that football has had a relatively long run as the dominant american sport, but the history of american sport is that it changes. Baseball had a MUCH longer run before it showed decline.

The truth is that people just aren't as interested in football today. Go to any block party and your neighbors are talking about soccer, lacrosse, or some other formerly 'obscure sport.' Political strife, interminable ad breaks, unrealistic pricing, and public indifference are killing the NFL not so softly.

I've posted this in the past and people always respond that football is king and it always will be just because... I do not believe the college football business will do well if the NFL continues to decline at its current rate, and I hope the ACC leadership is working on Plan B.

(In response to this post by Stech)

Posted: 09/26/2017 at 08:38AM



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Some thoughts on ACC Network carriage -- CobbCountyHokie 09/25/2017 2:50PM
  Thanks! I appreciate the kind words. ** -- CobbCountyHokie 09/26/2017 2:16PM
  I think many are missing the big picture... -- lawhokie 09/26/2017 08:38AM
  If American football were to eventually fade away, then -- VTHokie2000 09/26/2017 2:18PM
  Outddor lacrosse traditionally a spring sport -- HokieDevil 09/26/2017 2:24PM
  I'm thinking long term, like decades -- mancunian 09/27/2017 11:00AM
  I recently read something speculating about where -- mancunian 09/27/2017 12:08PM
  Overall I think MLS is on par with English Championship -- VTHokie2000 09/27/2017 12:22PM
  Key is "in their prime" -- mancunian 09/27/2017 12:50PM
  I remember Klinsman specifically saying -- mancunian 09/27/2017 7:40PM
  I understand it may not be easy for MLL to do it. -- VTHokie2000 09/26/2017 3:06PM
  You make an excellent point... -- CobbCountyHokie 09/26/2017 2:05PM

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