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Selig given extension through 2012

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by mike311gd, Jan 17, 2008.

  1. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    I get it. He brings in a lot of money, but he still sucks. ...

    That's music to a baseball fan's ears if I've ever heard it. ...


    http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_ylt=AlI93clejF5rdmNs_enLoAsRvLYF?slug=ap-seligextension&prov=ap&type=lgns
     
  2. HandsomeHarley

    HandsomeHarley Well-Known Member

    This week's sign that the apocalypse is upon us.

    What a fucking joke. The man and the news.
     
  3. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Since the owners are the ones voting, it's no surprise he was extended.

    Vote was probably 30-0 (with the Brewers' voter — his daughter — NOT abstaining.)
     
  4. markvid

    markvid Guest

    His daughter isn't involved in the team anymore.
     
  5. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    I'd be surprised if Steinbrenner didn't vote against him. I'm pretty sure Steinbrenner and Selig are not fond of each other.
     
  6. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    He may be a joke, HH, but F_B called it: all of this shit is clearly on the fucking owners. They would rather have status quo and no changes to be made, than to sit and have to deal with a new sheriff.
     
  7. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    It's about the money the game makes, not its quality.
     
  8. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    The days of an independent commissioner are long gone and will be for another three years.
     
  9. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    I always laugh when people place irrational blame on the players for the strike, or for their outrageous salaries, etc. The truth is, the owners are too stupid to save baseball from themselves.
     
  10. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    I'm waiting for the day when Selig is named Czar For Life.
     
  11. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    Ain't just baseball, my man. It's every team sport. Owners want salary caps so they are protected from their own fiscal stupidity.
     
  12. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    I'm surprised Brad Renfro perished before baseball will.
     
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