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  1. NCAA dropped EA Sports to evade litigation, says lawyer

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    NCAA dropped EA Sports to evade litigation, says lawyer The NCAA’s decision not to renew EA Sports’ football license is related to an ongoing suit over the alleged misuse of player likenesses, according to the attorney leading the litigation. Steve Berman, managing...
  2. Projectors good for watching sports?

    Home Theater Projectors
    First I should tell you that I know nothing about projectors and screens, so please be patient with the remedial questions. I'm helping a friend with his basement home theater. There is no drywall yet, so cable runs are no problem at this point. My neighbor will predominantly use his home...
  3. New member needs help, quick!

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I've been lurking here for years, but have finally gotten involved in a project that I need help on. In the past, I could find answers just by searching. My neighbor is currently finishing his basement which will include 2 media rooms, a main HT and a simpler hang out room for his kids. Lets...
  4. The NHL lockout and other professional sports

    Chat Box SWAMP
    Seriously, with the worlds economy the way it is, people starving, kids right in our schools who dont even get a lunch because their parents are so broke and people like myself who work a good job who are just able to pay the bills, put food on our plates and a roof over our head. The entire...
  5. Wii Console w/ Wii Sports & Wii Remote Controller - Only $99.99 - Save 33%

    Great Deals and Specials
    Only $99.99 33% OFF | MSRP: $149.99 300 Available | 0 Sold as of 07/04/12 2:10pm CDT Free Shipping
  6. Nintendo Wii Console w/ Wii Sports Bundle & Wii Remote Controller & Nunchuk! - Only $99.99 - Save 50%

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    Only $99.99 50% OFF | MSRP: $199.99 1329 Available | 171 Sold as of 06/05/12 12:30am CDT Free Shipping
  7. Dual Screens - Sports TV / Cinema

    DIY Screens
    I have been floating the idea around in my head of the following setup: My theater will have full control of ambient light, black drop ceiling tile ceiling, either dark red/burgandy or gray walls, dark carpet. Epson 8350. Can mount projector anywhere from 12ft to 20ft, would like 120-135"...
  8. Fox, Dish Network deal means no network TV blackout, FX & sports networks back on

    Just that fast, it's like it all never happened. Fox and Dish Network have cut a deal to restore programming from the giant's channels including 19 regional sports networks, FX and National Geographic Channel. No word yet on the terms of the deal, but the key is it arrived in time to avoid a...
  9. Fox, Dish play the blame game over disappearing FX, sports networks

    The latest carriage dispute is already a few days old and shows no signs of breaking yet, as Fox and Dish Network square off. Naturally both have issued the usual press releases and promotional websites blaming the other but at the moment, the only thing to know is for Dish customers, Fox...
  10. Best Projector for sports bar

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I'm looking for some info on projectors. Best Buy says Vivitek H1080
  11. Poll: Is it live or is it HDTV, how do you want to watch sports this season?

    We heard you loud and clear, last time we asked, most preferred the comfort of their custom home theater setup to a day at the ballpark, and teams must have too, as they have have responded accordingly. A New York Times story about the new Meadowlands notes new stadiums have made massive high...
  12. Sky Sports News HD launches in August, Sky Sports HD available on Virgin

    Even though the Open Championship is over, UK viewers can expect quite a bit more HD sports coming their way. On Virgin, the Sky Sports HD1 and Sky sports HD2 channels will be available starting August 2, at an extra cost of £7 a month over the standard def sports package (Sky 1 HD and Sky Arts...
  13. AT&T, DirecTV, Verizon push Comcast & Cablevision for access to HD regional sports networks

    After the FCC closed the terrestrial loophole we knew it wouldn't be long until satellite and IPTV providers started moving on the cable companies regarding access to high definition versions of their regional sports networks and now they have. Multichannel News reports AT&T has put in its...
  14. FS: Wii with sports bundle and L.E. Beatles RB

    Classifieds - Video Components
    I have the Wii with the sports bundle,extra controller, and the limited edition Beatles Rock band with drums,guitar.mic and stand for sale. $450 plus s/h. pm me if interested.
  15. Projector for Sports Bar.

    Home Theater Projectors
    Looking to pull the trigger on a purchase ASAP. Moderately lit sports bar. Roughly 8x18 Screen. Ceiling mount roughly 19ft from screen. Screen Brightness and covering screen real estate along with quality are top priorities. Budget is between 650 and 1,000. On the fence between going...
  16. HD Projector for Sports Bar

    Home Theater Projectors
    Good Afternoon HTS, First time poster. I work at a sports bar in downtown San Francisco and have been asked to purchase a new projector for the main wall. They are currently using a SD projector, the screen it is shown on is roughly 20 feet from the mount and the screen size is roughtly 9ft x...
  17. Paints Sports Room

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Video: Panasonic AX200U (Love it! Highly recommend it). Screen: THE Black Widow (Love it! Wish I could paint better. Soon to replace wall painted version with Black Widow sprayed on mdf board). Source video: Toshiba A2 (Guessed wrong on the format war. But this thing does wonders to...
  18. Paints Sports Room

    Home Theater Room Photos (Finished Rooms Only)
    Sorry for the poor quality. I just remembered my video camera can take pictures.
  19. The MountainWest Sports Network coming to DirecTV

    Filed under: Industry, Satellite, Listings, Sports Yeah, the Mountain West Conference probably doesn't get the attention it deserves nationally, but fans of BYU, UNLV, New Mexico, Utah, TCU, Colorado State and the rest can turn their eyes to DirecTV if they're hungry for more. Just recently...
  20. Best projector for Sports Bars?

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi Guys. I'm not a HT expert by any means, I know if I wanted a projector for my home theatre I'd go with the Epson 1080p, but that's dark, ideal conditions.. So here's the question. I own a Sports Bar in Houston, and I want to be known as a "high tech" sports bar. One of the keys is servin'...