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    2018 Democrats thread

    I highly doubt Hillary will run again. Biden might and would probably win the nomination but his age will definitely be an issue. Those other names mentioned will run but I think a democratic governor like John Hickenlooper of Colorado, Terry McAuliffe of Virginia, Steve Bullock of Montana, or Andre Cuomo of New York would have the best chance again Trump. Now if Oprah runs then all bets are off. Remember how ludicrous it was to think of Trump becoming president. Same goes for Oprah. People tend to trust celebrities for some reason and she is, by far, the biggest celeb available to democrats. The reason I think she won't run is because she would not want to give up her leisurely lifestyle for four years of being president. We will also probably see some of these democrats start campaigning for the 2020 presidential election as soon as early 2019.
  2. Is this game going to be played? Forecast is calling for rain starting around 7pm. Going to tailgate but don't have tickets yet and debating whether or not to pick up some cheapies on stubhub or just play it by ear.
  3. QUOTE (IowaSoxFan @ Aug 16, 2016 -> 12:30 PM) I believe so, I think that the TV money they can get in those markets that have zero summer live sports inventory is going to dwarf what they would get as the second team in Chicago, especially if CSN goes in all 162 Cubs games and relegates the SOX to CSN+ or local TV. JR owns 40% of CSN so that is not happening. If anything the Cubs will sell their share in CSN (maybe to Blackhawks?) and create a completely new channel especially if they win a WS between now and 2019. Providers will be cautious due to issues with LA Dodgers but the Cubs will still make a ton of money. It could just be me but it seems that a lot of the people who are proponents of the Sox moving do not live in Chicago and/or do not go to any games. I don't know anyone local who would even consider the Sox moving any sort of a good thing except of course the fans in the far west and north burbs who would love a close ballpark which is never going to happen.
  4. QUOTE (Dick Allen @ Aug 12, 2016 -> 03:01 PM) There is zero chance they would get away with building a new stadium in the loop. It's all BS. Agreed. The bargain priced stadium deal is part of the overall value of the team. What is conceivable is the next owner pushing for a new semi-publicly funded stadium in the current location when the current lease is up but more than likely they will just want similar terms and some other types of upgrades. The State has very little leverage when it comes to the stadium. What else are they going to do with it if the Sox leave?
  5. If the team is sold then Andrew Berlin is the most likely local buyer of the team. He already owns a piece of the team (and the Cubs). He is friends with JR who held a private 50th birthday party for him at US Cellular field. He also has turned around the South Bend minor league team which are now affiliated with the Cubs. Unless there is a bidding war with some out of town or even in town investment firm (Chicago based Guggenheim Partners owns the LA Dodgers) Berlin will probably be the next owner of the White Sox which is a good thing since he seems to know what he is doing, has more money than he will ever need so he won't be in it purely for profit, and most importantly of all he is a White Sox fan. http://sportsmockery.com/2016/01/what-beco...einsdorf-66911/ http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/glen...0407-story.html