verbal_jizm: Not to say that it has the drama to draw a lot of viewers but badminton is a seriously aerobic sport. It ain't easy.
FriarReb98: Sounds like corporations bought tickets and no one at said corporations took them up on it. Also known as, how the Red Sox keep the streak alive.\well, that and a shiatload of pinkhats and drunk frat boys who are in the bars on Lansdowne by the fifth inning
Vodka Zombie: I have to admit, I actually kind of get a kick out of those "lesser" sports like badminton and table tennis. This is pretty much all they have.
UNC_Samurai: Yesterday we had fencing and archery. Why were those not prime-time sports? Do that many Americans really want to see underage people leap about for a score?Well, maybe in central PA...
Palmer Eldritch: THIS IS NOW A USA BASKETBALL THREAD
Anderson's Pooper: THIS IS NOW A USA BASKETBALL THREADPredetermined thugball, or is that just the NBA?
Palmer Eldritch: I feel so dirty celebrating when Kobe makes a three.
Lost Thought 00: Olympic seat fillers? Inflatable audiences?
The Bestest: "take the pee out of the official's whistle"?
Palmer Eldritch: From Wikipedia: A whistle may also contain a small light ball, usually called the pea, which rattles around inside, creating a chaotic vibrato effect that intensifies the sound.
consider this: Does NBC have a farking clue what they're doing?
consider this: Does NBC have a farking clue what they're doing? They have women's cycling on NBC right now and USA basketball on NBC Sports. I don't think there's any doubt as to which one is going to bring in the better ratings. The only thing that would make sense is if they planned on showing the game on NBC during prime time.
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