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Soccer coming to WMYD 20

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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by lovinlife101 » Thu Feb 06, 2020 7:58 pm

Who doesn’t like tight shorts and tie games?



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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by windsor » Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:36 pm

They already show the Oakland U games why not??? Some local sports is better than some of the crap they have on anyway.

A Tigers or Wings game of the week on free tv would also be welcome.


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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by proxima3 » Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:36 pm

Anything that increases the trend to more OTA programming is a good thing!



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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by fuzzpower » Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:19 am

When are the contracts up for the major sports teams? I agree- it would be terrific if 20 steps up and grabs even a handful of games. Soccer will only draw about twelve viewers, but at least it’s local. I am guessing they are paying for airtime?



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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by DAC » Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:19 pm

windsor wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:36 pm
They already show the Oakland U games why not??? Some local sports is better than some of the crap they have on anyway.

A Tigers or Wings game of the week on free tv would also be welcome.
Only if there was a state-wide network of channels.



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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by fuzzpower » Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:41 pm

They could syndicate the games like 50 did years ago. I’m sure WXSP, 46 in Flint, and one of the Lansing subchannels would go for it, possibly throw in a Toledo subchannel. Not sure what stations are up north these days.



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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by MWmetalhead » Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:29 pm

When are the contracts up for the major sports teams? I agree- it would be terrific if 20 steps up and grabs even a handful of games.
Keep dreaming!!!


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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by Editorcj » Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:58 pm

When are the contracts up for the major sports teams? I agree- it would be terrific if 20 steps up and grabs even a handful of games.
Only way that happens is if the teams produce the game broadcast, sell the adds and then buy the time on 20. That would depend on how hardball Sinclair tries to negotiate with the teams. Sinclair has told the people at FSD any changes will come at the end of baseball season this year. 20 and Scripps have no infrastructure in place to try and produce a game broadcast, the investment in doing so would be cost prohibitive.



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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by MasterB » Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:54 pm

Someone said WXSP since Sinclair owns FSD and the rights to Tigers, Redwings & Pistons those games on the weekends would only go on CW7 which Sinclair owns. So no rebrand of Fox Sports RSN's until the end of baseball season I thought rebrand would happen before the start of baseball season?


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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by Tackleberry » Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:46 pm

DCFC soccer is averaging close to 8k at their home games in Hamtramck - easily breaking attendance at Comerica on a weeknight. Team is the fastest growing sports organization in the country right now and going professional this year. Should be fun to see quality sports on TV again in Detroit.



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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by windsor » Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:32 pm

It was nice to see the Wings on the NBC Game of the Week.First Wings telecast Ive saw in 2 yrs. Which is sad for those of us that don't have or cant get FSD.


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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by EdWalker » Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:03 pm

I may be wrong, but I wouldn't be surprised if the team was paying for the airtime. I have the impression they might have money to burn.



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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by DAC » Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:27 pm

If memory serves, I think that the Tigers and Red Wings signed a 9 year extension with FSD around 2016, so it's going to be a while.



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Re: Soccer coming to WMYD 20

Post by windsor » Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:18 pm

DAC wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:27 pm
If memory serves, I think that the Tigers and Red Wings signed a 9 year extension with FSD around 2016, so it's going to be a while.
If the Illitch"s were smart they would let Fox2 simulcast a game like opening day with FSD on one of their subchannels and let more viewers see the product on ice and field.At least once a month would be nice.Cant see them doing any more than that.Even if its one of the crappy teams in the league.

Maybe the Illitch's don't realize a lot of cord cutting has been going on since 2016.


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