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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    Why would we agree to be on the Longhorn Network if they weren't paying us for it? Do they think it will drive that many Cyclones. TV subscriptions given streaming will be limited to people in Iowa?
    Perhaps there is some financial benefit other than a direct payment from UT.

    If there isn't a financial benefit, there must be some other reason to do it. If one wants to go down this path, one might ask if there is any bigger-picture longer-term benefit in building up good will or working with UT.


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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    Why would we agree to be on the Longhorn Network if they weren't paying us for it? Do they think it will drive that many Cyclones. TV subscriptions given streaming will be limited to people in Iowa?
    I guess it's not about subscriptions, it's about people watching another game on Cyclones.tv either way. Increase the brand of Cyclones.tv.

    It absolutely blows for out of state fans but I guess he wants to go hard in the state.



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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    Why would we agree to be on the Longhorn Network if they weren't paying us for it? Do they think it will drive that many Cyclones. TV subscriptions given streaming will be limited to people in Iowa?
    Possible that we owe Texas from a previous deal? So technically we're not "getting paid", but instead we're paying back. Or it could be possible that there are future considerations involved that we're not getting paid right now but there is something working for the future.


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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    Quote Originally Posted by cyhiphopp View Post
    Who the **** keeps asking about baseball?!?! Just give it up. It might be nice, but ISU will never even get close to having as much money as Texas and spending huge sums of money on baseball wont help that at all. Its not like we had some incredible baseball tradition that we lost.
    Asking that question is worthy of a nut punch.



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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonetrombone View Post
    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28062876

    Yea... I bet there was a parade to go with the... cultural and sporting events and the big concert from the Vienne Philharmonic.

    That said... lets just replace Iowa on our schedule with Minnesota... problem solved.

    OK, admittedly it wasn't the best analogy...however, the celebrations you linked were in Bosnia, who shot him and got what they wanted, not in Austria, whose leader got killed.





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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    Quote Originally Posted by CarlHungus View Post
    I really like Pollard, but the no alcohol comment really annoys me
    Agreed. And I don't buy the family friendly atmosphere argument either. I would be really PO'd if you aren't allowed out at halftime and couldn't buy beer in the stadium



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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    Quote Originally Posted by HoibergIsMyHero View Post
    Agreed. And I don't buy the family friendly atmosphere argument either. I would be really PO'd if you aren't allowed out at halftime and couldn't buy beer in the stadium
    So PO'd you'd stop buying tickets?



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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    Quote Originally Posted by HoibergIsMyHero View Post
    Agreed. And I don't buy the family friendly atmosphere argument either. I would be really PO'd if you aren't allowed out at halftime and couldn't buy beer in the stadium
    Seriously, you can't forego drinking for 3-4 hours without getting really ****** off?


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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Seriously, you can't forego drinking for 3-4 hours without getting really ****** off?

    For most fans, football is an excuse to drink. With that in mind, probably not.


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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    For alcoholics and girls, football is an excuse to drink. With that in mind, probably not.
    FIFY. But seriously, I was a fan of football WAY longer before I could drink, and I feel like that is probably the case with most guys.



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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    I don't care either way on the booze thing, I can see both sides of it.

    I think the current re-entry deal is a joke. I am assuming it stems from back when we were god-awful and no one would even go in the stadium if they couldn't re-enter. We are better than that now and the 3rd quarter atmosphere suffers from the rule.



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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    Two points:
    1. I would expect that in the end there will be 2-3 means of going over or under University. This was mentioned by a poster last winter and I can verify the post.

    2. Pollard has hung tough on the alcohol sales. This statement is no different that one he has made many times.



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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    My online KXNO wouldn't work - do we need to register or something now?

    Dumb comment on alcohol sales. If 9 other Big 12 schools do it you know he'll do it, too. Never say never.
    No alcohol in stadium just means the tailgaters drink more before going to the stadium and then finish up after the game.


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    Being seen in a texas market is worth something.


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    Re: Pollard on KXNO

    Did he apologize for hiring mcdoormat?


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