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Packman V2 Bratwurst Since: 16.3.04 From: Albuquerque, NM Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 5 hours
Y!: # 1 Posted on 13.12.06 2353.24 | Instant Rating: 4.92 ESPNEWS is reporting that Lamar Hunt has passed away at 74 from prostate cancer. RIP to one of the great pioneers of pro football. Promote this thread!
drjayphd Scrapple Moderator Since: 22.4.02 From: Long Island Since last post: 15 days Last activity: 14 hours # 2 Posted on 14.12.06 0021.55 | Instant Rating: 6.88
You wanted the best, you got... Out of Context Quote of the Week.
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Packman V2) Not just pro football. He probably did just as much for soccer in the US. Football wouldn't be anywhere near what it is now without him.
mountinman44 Sujuk Since: 8.5.02 From: San Diego, CA Since last post: 1190 days Last activity: 1036 days
Y!: # 3 Posted on 14.12.06 2025.50 | Instant Rating: 5.79 The NFL wouldn't be what it is today without Lamar Hunt. There would be no Chiefs, Chargers, Patriots, Bills, Titans (Oilers), Broncos, Raiders, Bengals, Dolphins or Jets without his formation of the AFL. No Super Bowl. The MLS may not exist without his support. He was one of the greatest figures in sports. RIP, Lamar. "If you can't believe what you read in the comic books, what can you believe?" -- Bullwinkle I am Rob!!! (360.yahoo.com)
Leena Loukanika Since: 13.12.06 Since last post: 2806 days Last activity: 2802 days # 4 Posted on 15.12.06 0116.44 | Instant Rating: 2.16 Hunt was also a huge ambassador for tennis, as he was a major reason the men's tour (eventually the ATP) began. He was mostly a financial help... Which is why I think these comments of how he was a great man are a bit much. I could also do a lot of great things if I inherited a gazillion dollars.
Mr. Boffo Scrapple Since: 24.3.02 From: Oshkosh, WI Since last post: 390 days Last activity: 351 days # 5 Posted on 15.12.06 0132.03 | Instant Rating: 5.12
Originally posted by Leena Hunt was also a huge ambassador for tennis, as he was a major reason the men's tour (eventually the ATP) began. He was mostly a financial help... Which is why I think these comments of how he was a great man are a bit much. I could also do a lot of great things if I inherited a gazillion dollars. Well, on the other hand, there are plenty of people who inherit a bunch of money who still don't help anyone. So he's still worthy of praise in my opinion.
At least this year, no Packer games (preseason or regular) are exclusively on NFL Network. No more kvetching from folks in Madison or points west about Time Warner Cable keeping the game off their TV.
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