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First the ground rules

 

  1. These topics are here for the ENITRE tourney- so if any are not taken they are fair game- If I mark them TAKEN do not use them.
  2. Ok people, I know vote swapping goes on- and people do cheat here- I am ASKING you all to NOT do this for the tourney- If you can win this LEGIT- then you are the (wo)man - if you win by cheating, you are simply sad.
  3. The top seed picks THREE topics and puts them below- I would PREFER you place sports that BOTH of you chose- but failing that- then place 2 of any sport you choose and 1 either in the sport of your opponent or the general sport topics

 For example, If I faced Stowe- and I was the top seed- no WAY would I place a baseball topic there- but Stowe also lists NFL as his second choice - so I'd place all 3 of my topics as NFL- BUT if Stowe was the top seed- he could place 2 MLB topics and ONE NFL topic - but such is the advantage of a higher seed.

Now Say GOAT faces Stowe- GOAT has NBA and NCAA - so If GOAT has the top seed- he could list 2 NBA topics and 1 General Sport topic Stowe on the other Hand could list 2 MLB and 1 General.

Since 27 of the 32 players have NFL on the List and 18 have MLB - hopefully we won't run into too many issues.

4. I will send out the list of COMPLETED TDs EACH and EVERY Day - To the FNC and the Elite TD group - they will be identical

I will post Topics this weekend- More topics will be coming out during the weekend

 

 

MLB TOPICS

For ALL Best of (decade) Teams - ONLY the stats for that decade count- and must play 7 years of the decade
Best pitcher in _________ (insert decade, like '50s, or '60s)
Best division in baseball right now.
Worst division in baseball right now.
Who is better....Lou Gehrig or Babe Ruth or Barry Bonds?
Best MLB HOF Ballot ever
Best World Series team (Pre 1962)
Best World Series team (1962-1980)
Best World Series team (1980-present)
Worst World Series team ever (same eras)
Best MLB Player before 1900
Top 20 MLB Players of All-Time (in order)
Worst decision by MLB (rules, changes to the game etc)
Top 5 MLB Pitchers All-Time (must be retired)
Top 5 MLB Infielders All-Time (must be retired)
Top 5 MLB Outfielders All-Time (must be retired)
Name 1 thing you would change about the MLB Hall of Fame
More exciting, a 1-0 pitching battle or a 10-11 hitting massacre?
who should be the #1 projected pitcher for next year.
Best infield in baseball
All 5 years in the Majors and under team
NL All Star team in 2012 (no teams 10 players)
AL All Star team in 2013 (no teams 10 players)
All non All-Star team
World Series prediction
Wild Card predictions
Best Cy Young Award winner
best team that didn't win the world Series (post- 1980)
best team that didn't win the world Series (1962-1980)
Most dominant Pitcher Pedro or Randy Johnson
Best Defensive Catcher in the League (Career)
Best Defensive 1st Baseman in the League (Career)
Best Defensive 2nd Baseman in the League (Career)
Best Defensive 3rd Baseman in the League (Career)
Best Defensive Short Stop in the League (Career)
Best Defensive Outfielder in the League (Career)
Which division is the weakest in Baseball?
Which division is the strongest in Baseball?
Top 3 Most Influential People in MLB history (can be anyone associated with MLB)

 

NFL TOPICS

Best Super Bowl team ever
Will there ever be a 19-0 NFL team?
Best NFL HOF Ballot ever?
Best decision by NFL
NFL - Would you rather have a scrambling QB or a pocket passer?
More Fun Football game to Watch, Snowy or Rainy
Harder place to win a Football game, Stadium or Dome? 
Which NFL Team made the Biggest Drafting mistake in Round 2?
Which undrafted player will make the biggest impact on his team?
Make an All-Time NFL Offense using players with the last name starting with ONLY Vowels
Make an All-Time NFL Team using players that went undrafted
Make an All-Time NFL Team using players that were All-Pro only ONCE.
Make an All-Time NFL Team using players that never won an AFC or NFC Championship
NEXT 3 Coaches Fired in the NFL

Best year for a SINGLE Div QBs (such as AFC South last year- 2008Manning,2008Schaub,etc)

Madden Rating for Jim Brown vs LDT - who would be higher?

Best year for a SINGLE Div WR

Best year for a SINGLE Div RB

Best player from the 2008 HOF Class

 

 

 

NHL Topics

 

Best Stanley Cup team ever (pre 60s, 60-85, post 85)
Worst Stanley Cup player ever (pre 60s, 60-85, post 85)
Fix the NHL better idea wins
Contraction in the NHL?
Is it possible that Crosby COULD be better than Wayne?
Take out the Red line
Which NHL Team is in the most need of a Goalie?
Which NHL Team is in the most need of a Defensman?
Besides Bobby Orr, who was the best Defensman ever?
Create an All-Time NHL team that did not win a Stanley Cup.
Create an NHL Team that won 3 or More Stanley Cups.
Create a Current NHL Team using players under the age of 22.
Create a Current NHL Team using players over the age of 32.

 

NBA TOPICS

 


Who is the best NBA Player in the Game today, besides K. Bryant, L. James, and C. Paul?
The Miami Heat will Have a Winning Season Next Season, Yes or No?
Tim Duncan is the best PF to play the game, Yes or No?
Which Division has the worst amount of talent in the NBA?
Which division has the most amount of talent in the NBA, Besides the Southwest?
Should Manu Ginobili start in games for the Spurs?
Pick 10 current players for the HOF
The Worst Starting Center in the NBA who played over 45 games this season is...
What is more fun to watch, a defensive game, or a game with a lot of scoring?
Do the Nuggest make the East finals last year?
Better Player Duncan or Bird
Best NBA Finals team ever (post 85)
Worst NBA Finals team ever (post 85)
All-time Celtics - PLUS the Knicks AND Cavs team vs. all-time Lakers team: Who wins a seven-game series in a neutral court? ( or Sixers )
The 2-3-2 format in the NBA Finals is fine as it is.
Create an NBA Team using players of 25 or under.
Create an NBA Team using players that went undrafted.

 

GENERAL

 

Worst Sports Cities in the US

If there were 1 City You could Add to the NBA, Which City would it be, and Why?
If there were 1 City You could Add to the MLB, Which City would it be, and Why?
If there were 1 City You could Add to the NHL, Which City would it be, and Why?
If you were a City- and had the choice for a NFL,MLB or NBA - what would you take?

 

Soccer

All-European Lineup (4-4-2)
All-South American Lineup (4-4-2)
All- World Lineup (except S.A. and Europe)
Best soccer coach since 2000
Best American Lineup (4-4-2) Ever
Most dissapointing soccer club since 2000
Most surprising soccer club since 2000
Most dissapointing nation since 2000
Most surprising nation since 2000
Best South American club since 2000
Best European club since 2000
What % would you give the US that their spot in WC10 is secure?

 

MMA

Next UFC Champion to Fall
First TUF Winner to take a Title
TUF winner or Non-TUF Winner who takes belt first?

 

 

NCAA

 

 Top 5 college rivalries
Should the clock stop after every first down?
What is the best non-BCS Conference?
Should the Rose Bowl continue to be the Big 10 vs. Pac 10 matchup, even if there's a matchup like last year's?
What college football team has the best potential to be 2008's KU? (pretty much the biggest surprise)
The Michigan Wolverines will make a Bowl Game, Buy Or Sell?
The Georgia Bulldogs will win the SEC, Yes Or No?
The #1 ranked team at the Beginning of the Season will be?
Who was the greatest QB to play in College?
The Next Big-Ten Coach to get fired in the NCAAF is...
The Next Big-12 Coach to get fired in the NCAAF is...
The Next Big East Coach to get fired in the NCAAF is...
The Next SEC Coach to get fired in the NCAAF is...
The Next Pac-10 Coach to get fired in the NCAAF is...
USC will remain a Power-House in the NCAAF for the next 5 years, Yes or No?
If players take Steroids in College, Should they get a more Harsh Penalty, than Players in the NFL?
This Coming Year, is Nick Saban on the Hot-Seat?
How much longer will Les Miles coach at LSU?
The West Virginia Mountaineers will Do How Well Without Slaton, and Rodriguez?
Would you rather run a Spread offense, or a Veer Offense in College?
Who is the biggest Dark-Horse for the Heisman Trophy?
Who is the best Pro-Style QB in the NCAAF?
Who is the Best Overall QB in the NCAAF?
Who will be the First Senior Player drafted into the NFL?
Who will be the First Big-12 Player Drafted in the 2009 NFL Draft?
Who will be the First Big-Ten Player Drafted in the 2009 NFL Draft?
Who will be the First Pac-10 Player Drafted in the 2009 NFL Draft?
Who will be the First WAC Player Drafted in the 2009 NFL Draft?
Who will have a better Record, Duke or Temple?
Which team is going to be the biggest problem for Ohio State for the Championship? (Must choose a team)

 

Cycling

 

Is Julien Absalon's dominance of men's mountain biking good for the sport?
What is more valuable to win: the points jersey in a grand tour or a victory in a one-day classic?
Who should control which teams start races -- the UCI or race organizers?
Does two-way radio communication take control of who wins races away from cyclists?

 

Tennis

 

Who will win Wimbledon?
With the new crop of stars coming up, will Federer surpass Sampras' Grand Slam record?
Will Federer be the world number one at the end of the season?
Does Hawkeye technology make tennis more entertaining?
Should more tournaments go to natural surfaces (clay/grass)?
Where does Nadal place among the all-time greats on clay?
Where does Federer place among the all-time greats on grass?
Should Justine Henin have retired in her prime?
Is the lack of a strong American presence in the men's game hurting American tennis viewership?

 

MULTI

 

Best MVP Award winner (4 different topics, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL)
Best ROY Award winner (3 different topics, MLB, NBA, NFL)
Best free agent year ever (can be three different TDs, NFL/MLB/NBA)

The Brackets

The Winners Bracket

GHost Hunter vs Porkins

The Bigalke Bracket (one Loss)

10 0x NBA/NFL Champion
30 SS

14 Hemo
26 Ram

16 nickb23
25 GOAT

17 A throwdowner named NCshvDavid
21 rstowe - Dark Lord of NMI

 

Higher Seeds pick topics by WEND

you have until NEXT MONDAY to have this Complete- I will not wait two weeks for this, E-mail me if you have Issues

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