Welcome, Guest
You have to register before you can post on our site.

Username
  

Password
  





Search Forums

(Advanced Search)

Forum Statistics
» Members: 3,810
» Latest member: shazkhan
» Forum threads: 189
» Forum posts: 348

Full Statistics

Online Users
There are currently 49 online users.
» 0 Member(s) | 49 Guest(s)

Latest Threads
Hello..
Forum: General
Last Post: liscessSess
Yesterday, 12:26 AM
» Replies: 5
» Views: 1,977
How do you remove malware...
Forum: General
Last Post: kindwonet
02-02-2020, 06:51 PM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 2,274
SDK Update and Support IS...
Forum: News
Last Post: smithclarkson02
01-31-2020, 10:28 AM
» Replies: 3
» Views: 29,534
Excel your exam preparati...
Forum: Projects, Ideas and Tutorials
Last Post: kyegrey
01-28-2020, 05:12 AM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 526
How to fix ‘Unable to log...
Forum: General
Last Post: jackmartin
01-27-2020, 09:43 AM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 1,096
How to Activate McAfee An...
Forum: General
Last Post: WilburnCrono
01-25-2020, 10:06 PM
» Replies: 1
» Views: 945
question about sample_cve...
Forum: General Discussion on Lindenis V5
Last Post: lucifer1413
01-24-2020, 08:25 AM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 1,271
Golden Globes 2020: Major...
Forum: General
Last Post: paclulype
01-24-2020, 07:58 AM
» Replies: 6
» Views: 2,019
Hampton Bay Ceiling Fans ...
Forum: General Discussion on Lindenis V5
Last Post: jadenmikey
01-21-2020, 12:08 PM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 441
How to Finish Your Academ...
Forum: General
Last Post: gracieanderson
01-21-2020, 09:06 AM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 1,146

 
  How do you remove malware using Norton antivirus?
Posted by: nortonsupportnumber - 01-31-2020, 07:04 AM - Forum: General - Replies (2)

If you feel that your computer is running slowly because of a virus you will need to run a scan to fix the issue. You can refer to the steps below to remove malware using your Norton antivirus software:
• Step 1: Click ‘Run Live Update’ to download the latest virus definitions.
• Step 2: Go to ‘Options’ select ‘Manual Scan’ from the left side menu.
• Step 3: Press the ‘Automatically Repair Infected File’ option.
• Step 4: Select ‘Scan for Viruses’ and then double-click ‘Scan My Computer.’

After Norton Antivirus scans your computer it will automatically remove any malware. In case you encounter an error while running the scan you can call the norton customer support number and ask for technical assistance.

Read More:- norton helpline numbernorton customer support

Print this item

  Excel your exam preparation via online assignment help
Posted by: kyegrey - 01-28-2020, 05:12 AM - Forum: Projects, Ideas and Tutorials - No Replies

You need to pass every exam to maintain good performance during your study tenure. You have to be focused and active for your assignments. For on-time project submission, use Assignment Help services and finish your assignment without any stress. For good exam preparation, you require to manage your time and prepare your subject accordingly. If you have issues for writing your assignments or having fear of missing due dates, you can adopt online assignment writing services. Academic writers are always ready to offer their knowledge and assistance to all students so that they can complete their work without any stress. While writing your assignments, you need to consider all significant things for better or enhanced marks. If assignment writing seems tough to you, contact our team of online tutors and save for your time for exam preparation. Thus, make your project submission easy using our reliable online academic writing services.

Print this item

  How to fix ‘Unable to login AOL email in the browser’ issue?
Posted by: jackmartin - 01-27-2020, 09:43 AM - Forum: General - No Replies

If you want to fix the login error that you encounter while accessing the AOL email in the browser, you can go through the steps mentioned below to get over this issue:

ü Step 1: Enable JavaScript Applet Scripting
ü Step 2: Log into the AOL email account once again
ü Step 3: Delete all the unnecessary files from your system
ü Step 4: Restore your general web settings
ü Step 5: Use some other web browser

If these steps are not helping you with the login problem, you can get in touch with AOL customer service and take help from professionals who are available round the clock to serve you with the best possible solution.

Read more - AOL technical support

Print this item

  How to Activate McAfee Antivirus?
Posted by: noramiller - 01-24-2020, 09:12 AM - Forum: General - Replies (1)

mcafee antivirus code

After installing McAfee Antivirus on your system, you need to activate it to receive notification of the updates and products of this antivirus software. You can find McAfee antivirus key, on the back cover of the CD, or in your email, which is registered with this software. Follow the steps given below to activate the product:



       You need to download the McAfee antivirus on your system through the official website. 
       Save the .exe file somewhere safe and then double click on the setup file to ‘Run it as an Administrator.’
       Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation process.
       You will be asked to enter the McAfee activation key and then enter the correct one.
       Once the process is complete, you will see the prompt of login where to enter your email address and password.

If you found it challenging to follow the steps as given below, then call McAfee Antivirus Service Number that stays accessible. 24*7.
 
Read more - mcafee activation support

Print this item

  Hampton Bay Ceiling Fans - Rock Bottom Prices
Posted by: jadenmikey - 01-21-2020, 12:08 PM - Forum: General Discussion on Lindenis V5 - No Replies

If you are looking for a new ceiling fan for your home, look no further than a Hampton Bay ceiling fan. Hampton Bay is the store brand of Home Depot and can only be found there. You will find some of the trendiest ceiling fans at prices that can beat any lighting showroom in town.
 
You are sure to find a Hampton Bay ceiling fan that is perfect for your needs as they are offered in so many designs and colors to complement any décor. You can choose finishes like pewter and brushed nickel, bronze or antique copper. A ceiling fan from Hampton Bay fills a few technological slots in the market too. Hampton Bay was the first to suggest the Quick Connect installation system. This allows the consumer to assemble and install a Hampton Bay ceiling fan with a couple of screws in just minutes.
 
The Gossamer Wind high efficiency blade design was first marketed by hampton bay as well. This blade is sculpted from molded plastic and moves the air more efficiently for maximum benefits. You can also buy accessories for your Hampton Bay ceiling fan like uplights and thermostatic remotes.
 
When you purchase your Hampton Bay ceiling fan at your local Home Depot store, you can be assured of a huge selection at rock bottom prices. All Hampton Bay ceiling fans come with a lifetime warranty. This makes it quick and convenient to return for a full replacement should anything go wrong. You can easily find replacement parts for your Hampton Bay ceiling fan too. Home Depot will honor all guarantees from Hampton Bay, so you should find anything you need with little or no hassle.
 
Adding a ceiling fan to one or more rooms of your home is a smart and beautiful way to save money on your energy costs. You can use your fan year round to not only cool your home, but help distribute heat in your home in the cold, winter months. You can cut your energy costs by more than ¼ when you utilize a Hampton Bay Bay ceiling fan in your home.

Print this item

  https://healthcircle365.com/keto-forcera/
Posted by: tpfywffa - 01-18-2020, 09:19 AM - Forum: General Discussion on Lindenis V5 - No Replies

Keto Forcera In general, if we want to maintain good health, we should never eliminate anything 100% from our daily menu so as not to punish the body. As I said before, carbohydrates will give us the energy we need. Low carbohydrate diets are diets that are designed to lose weight quickly, but they are not diets to do for a long time since these have their risks as I mentioned earlier. There are some foods that are allowed although they contain carbohydrates. Foods that contain white flour Keto Forcera sugar are not allowed on the low carbohydrate diet. On the other hand, most fruits are restricted but there are some that are allowed. The number of grams of carbohydrates allowed varies by person. Some may take 20 grams of carbohydrates, while other people may take 50 to 60 grams per day, that has to be valued by a doctor or specialist. Whenever it is not advised by a doctor, we will take 2 slices of whole wheat bread for breakfast, since in the morning it is when we need to have more energy Keto Forcera the only way is with certain carbohydrates. We must include in our breakfast a good contribution of protein, which we must take all day, but especially it is good to take them in the morning since as we have all day to burn their calories, we will lose weight faster. We must include fruits Keto Forcera vegetables in our diet. These are going to give us vitamins, minerals, Keto Forcera fibers, in addition to being low in calories, which will not make us fat.

https://healthcircle365.com/keto-forcera/

Print this item

  nike air huarache mens
Posted by: Jacqueline Jordan - 01-18-2020, 02:02 AM - Forum: General Discussion on Lindenis V5 - No Replies

The suede upper looks like a nike air huarache womens standard Roshe Run NM upon first glance, but take a closer look and you ll find that the shoe features a unique woven toe piece. contrasting the simple all-black upper is a multi-colored fade on the midsole to add plenty of summertime-appropriate vibrancy. Expect the Nike Roshe Run NM Woven in stores in the coming months.The NFL combine is where all the major brands bring their latest training footwear products as a means to lure the nation s top-level talent to sign endorsement deals. Nike, adidas, and Under Armour are are players in that game, with the Swoosh brand holding onto that pole position as we gear up for a new season later this year. 

Nike s Back II The Future celebration kicked off not with the Nike Mag, but with the other Marty McFly sneaker, the Nike Bruin . While Tinker and co. promised that the functional power lace-wielding Mags would be arriving to benefit charities in the not-so-distant future, the Nike SB Bruin Premium SE has seen a boost in notoriety since the OG nike air jordan uk colorway arrived. Now Nike Skateboarding is back with the low-profile silhouette featuring revamped Zoom cushioning, a full-grain leather upper, and simple yet sleek new colorway. A White base is accented by a unique University Red/Blue Spark Swoosh branding while a bold lining is hidden within. What do you think of this pair? Know that it is available today via for nike air max 1 flyknit $90. 

Just in time for LeBron s epic, carry-his-whole-team NBA finals performance comes another new option for the LeBron 12 on Nike iD. Added today is the new graphic you see here, featuring an eye-catching triangular-shaped stripe motif available in a wide variety of color combinations of both metallic and matte hues. Maybe we ll see LeBron break the pattern out for Game 5 Sunday? Check out a few examples here, and get started on your own pair now at Nike iD.If you love both the Nike Air Max 95 and the popular  Oreo color scheme, then get excited, because the two combine for the first time ever on this new edition of the Air Max 95 Ultra Jacquard nike air max 1 ultra flyknit

Get an exclusive look below and we ll bring you more updates as they develop, and stay tuned for an exclusive look at Nike s cleats at the NFL Combine later today.Nothing piques Flyknit fans interest more than the word  multi-color , so this next release of the Nike Flyknit Lunar 3 is definitely one to pay attention to. This new take on the mixture of colors within the Flyknit weave features Radiant Emerald, Black, and Hyper Punch along with neon green Flywire accents for a tropical look (don t say  South Beach ) that s perfect for summer. Expect to see the Nike Flyknit Lunar 3 soon at select Nike Running retailers. 

Over thirty years as one of the most popular sneakers of all time, the Nike Air Force 1 has seen countless reinterpretations throughout its legacy. Add one more to the list: the Air Force 1 CMFT Lux. As you may be able to guess by its name, comfort is the name of the game for this new edition of the shoe, featuring an Hyperfuse upper with a drop-in hybrid Lunarlon/Air insole that s visible behind the full-length translucent sole unit. Check out this early look at the latest Air Force 1, and stay tuned to Sneaker News for further release details.Remember when Kobe Bryant was being courted by Nike, Jordan Brand, and Reebok and he wore a collection of awesome PEs for the entire season? 

Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder start off the season against a familiar foe: the San Antonio Spurs, nike air max 1 ultra moire but there first road game will be in Orlando on October 30th. It s fitting then that Nike would break out a release for the  KD 8  Road Game on the same day, as Durant s eighth signature model gets a matching aesthetic to the Thunder s road uniforms. The Flyweave upper sees an array of Blue Lagoon and Tide Pool Blue serve as a base while Bright Citrus accents linger on the KD branding and Swoosh. With a make-or-break attitude going into this season, you can expect [Image: nike-723hlr.jpg] big things from Durant and the KD 8 .

Print this item

  lacoste schoenen
Posted by: Jacqueline Jordan - 01-18-2020, 02:00 AM - Forum: General Discussion on Lindenis V5 - No Replies

Grafieken geven alleen aanbevelingen en u moet de adidas schoenen lengte van de vleermuis kiezen die het beste bij uw persoonlijke swing en timing op de plaat past. Als u echter de snelheid van de vleermuis hebt om een langere vleermuis te gebruiken, zijn er veel voordelen te wensen over. Omdat de vleermuis meer reist tijdens de swing, verzamelt hij meer kracht; kracht die verder wordt verhoogd door het natuurlijk grotere gewicht dat wordt geleverd met een langere vleermuis. Grotere vleermuizen betekenen een beter vermogen, hetzij vanwege het gewicht of de lengte. Wat meer is, langere vleermuizen bieden ook het extra voordeel van een betere dekking van de plaat. Je kunt met je swing buiten gebieden van de slagzone reiken die je anders niet zou kunnen. 

Het verhoogt ook je vermogen om goed buiten die velden te raken, omdat je er met een normale swing naar toe kunt gaan in plaats van je uit te reiken en een off-balance swing te nemen, wat natuurlijk heel weinig kracht en waarschijnlijk slecht contact zou betekenen. daarvan is echter alleen van toepassing als je de nike schoenen kracht, vleermuissnelheid en vleermuisbesturing hebt om de bal in te halen wanneer deze zich aan de buitenkant van de plaat bevindt. Als je de vleermuis niet goed kunt besturen of snel genoeg kunt slingeren om de bal in te halen, wil je waarschijnlijk overschakelen naar een kleinere vleermuis. Er is een oude cliche die "slaan draait alles om timing", en sneakers het is waar! 

Daarom moet het kiezen van je vleermuis een proces zijn dat is afgestemd op je timing op de plaat. Kies een te zware vleermuis en je komt te laat met je timing. Kies een te lichte vleermuis en je zult vroeg zijn met je timing en zo ver voor het veld staan dat je misschien een betere kans hebt om de bal te raken met je back-swing! Het basisidee van het kiezen van een vleermuis is om te maximaliseren je timing en vermogen om contact te maken met de bal. Van het grootste belang voor het honkbalspel is wat de coaches meenemen naar het spel. Verschillende coaches zijn verantwoordelijk voor het beheren en coördineren van de wandelschoenen spelen, zoals coaches raken, bullpen coaches en natuurlijk coaches van het eerste en derde honk. 

Dit is waarschijnlijk de beste manier om Spring Joy veilig te stellen; desalniettemin blijf ik experimenteren met alternatieve methoden waarvan ik hoop dat deze uiteindelijk van jaar tot jaar herbruikbaar, effectief en veel goedkoper zijn dan het in krimpfolie verpakte proces. Ik ben tot deze conclusie gekomen uit persoonlijke observatie en ervaring, heb talloze manieren geprobeerd om uitrusting van zeeschepen te bedekken en die beschermhoezen te ondersteunen door de winters van Michigan, die dichtbij en ver rijden en reageren op plotselinge buien terwijl afgemeerd aan het dok. Ik heb ook gekeken naar het werk van anderen die ongeveer dezelfde taken hebben uitgevoerd en soortgelijke successen en mislukkingen hebben ervaren. 

Er is een echte opwinding verbonden aan het terugkeren naar het huisje in het voorjaar om alle bootdeksels te vinden die nog steeds de elementen afwerpen, hun palen intact en in positie !? Er is echte frustratie verbonden aan het omgekeerde: de komst van de lente om covers te vinden die zijn samengevouwen met hopen van sneeuw die grote blokken ijs bedekken die de holtes vullen die zijn gevormd door ingestort canvas gedrapeerd over de voorruit, stoelen, boeg- en achterstevenputten - zelfs met de toegevoegde belediging van bits van gebroken steunpalen die door scheuren in de stof steken !? Het is tijd om verdere ontwerpontwikkeling voor de winteropslag van volgend jaar te overwegen met voldoende tijd om dit te doen in afwachting van dat ijs voldoende smelt om de afdekking te kunnen verwijderen - waarschijnlijk een week tot lacoste schoenen een maand vrij. 

Als men een spant-achtige constructie, compleet met geïntegreerde nokpaal, op een pontonboot bouwt om een speciale winterzeildekking te vormen en te ondersteunen, maar PVC-buis met onvoldoende diameter (of schema of beide) gebruikt, vindt men een verwarde sculptuur in de sneeuw en het ijs dat overblijft na de vroege lentedooi. Het beeld kan al dan niet gesplitste connectoren bevatten, willekeurig geventileerde afdekking met uitstekende PVC-speren of grote blokken sneeuwijs die allemaal samen zijn vergrendeld. Tussendoor onthullend de hierboven beschreven resultaten (soms veelvouden in hetzelfde jaar dat ik [Image: lacoste schoenen-782vwh.jpg] meerdere boten bezit) heb ik de diensten van krimpverpakkingsbedrijven gebruikt.

Print this item

  nike running shoes womens
Posted by: Jacqueline Jordan - 01-18-2020, 01:59 AM - Forum: General Discussion on Lindenis V5 - No Replies

ÿþSure, there s a bit of the Sock Racer and custom nike Air Flow in there, but the Presto took the sock-like idea to a bold and innovative new level.Since it launched in mid-November of 2008, we ve seen some awesome concepts that were only the stuff of dreams come into fruition, and we ve listed here some of the standouts that display these color/material/detail options proudly. Refresh your memory on these unforgettable creations below.Continue reading to see the best graphics and colorways to ever hit the famous Air Presto.Just how does Nike Basketball measure your mind-blowing eight-inch vertical? 

Designed by Tinker Hatfield s brother Tobie (also the brains behind Free technology), the Air Presto was marketed as a  t-shirts for your foot . And that s basically what they were, right down to the XXS-XL unisex sizing system. Also just like t-shirts, the mesh upper lended itself to a plethora of colors and prints, becoming one of the first shoes to pioneer the now very common myer nike graphic-printed trend. Since Y2K, the sleek, simplistic, and ultra-comfortable design has become nothing short of a bona-fide sneaker classic. With the shoe returning yet again this summer, we thought we d take a look back at some of its greatest releases ever. 

Nike celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the Air Max 90 with several different nike auburn varieties of the silhouette anchored by the iconic  Infrared theme. It appears that the same will apply for the Air Max 95  Neon , because after getting a first look at the  Safari pair yesterday, it appears that the traditional colorway is getting a fully reflective upper. This new take on the 95 is a tribute to the reflective panels on the heel spine as well as the tongue  wishbone , which originally featured the bright reflective detailing for twenty years. These are slated to release in August, so stay tuned for an official release date. 

While the brand wars have been well documented in the nike myer NFL and NBA, Major League Baseball is a bit of a mixed affair and the competition between the labels is fairly even across the board. Nike is going to make a big push to stand out on this Sunday s Mother s Day holiday with these Player Exclusive colorways of the Lunar Vapor Trout, Air Max MVP Elite, and Air MVP Pro draped in a lush pink and a light film of floral detailing. Unfortunately none of the three PEs will be available for purchase, but you ll get to feast your eyes on these during the games this Sunday. Get a detailed look below. 

Kyrie Irving is unfortunately out for the remainder of the Cavs season, but that doesn t mean the young ballers can t continue to emulate his style with the help of this upcoming kids-only edition of the Nike Kyrie 1 . The new look for Kyrie s first signature shoe features a Hyper Grape mesh upper with Lemon Frost, University Blue, and bright red accents throughout for a bold and colorful look to ensure youthful appeal. One last touch is a yellow-to-blue faded treatment for each Swoosh. This kids Kyrie 1 launches at select Nike retailers beginning this Saturday, June 13th. 

The slimmed-down and hole-filled Nike Air Max 1 Ultra Moire is back with some new looks for fall. With no signs of the tonal colorways nike sliders womens trend ending anytime soon, this new edition of the modified Air Max 1 opts for an all Midnight Navy look from the top of the tongue to the bottom of the sole. Oh wait, there is some black, which is applied minimally to the tongue and heel Nike branding. Fans of the late night shade of blue can pick these up at select Nike Sportswear retailers soon.The upper has switched between performance Megafuse and suede in the past, and here this new Black/Chrome aesthetic manages to make a black suede [Image: nike sliders womens-274emg.jpg] feel right at home next to the Posite overlay.

Print this item

  To be fair, players show up in athletic shape
Posted by: zhangzk - 01-17-2020, 03:53 AM - Forum: General Discussion on Lindenis V5 - No Replies

Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard keeps collecting draft chips.He figures it gives him better odds to hit it big.One year after moving back three spots in the first round and making four second-round selections Dwayne Haskins Jersey White , Ballard did it again Thursday by sending the No. 26 overall pick to the Washington Redskins for two second-round picks. Indy will now select at No. 34, courtesy of last year's deal with the New York Jets, at No. 46, thanks to the Redskins, and at No. 59, their own pick on Friday, plus they've added the Redskins' second-round pick in 2020."It was just a chance to pick up a 2020 second-round pick, we thought the value was good and we thought there was still good enough value to be there in the second round to move back," Ballard said. "We think the ability of having three seconds, we thought that was the strength of how we had it lined up."It's all part of a plan.Ballard knew it would be difficult to replicate last year's successes. He had five picks in the first two rounds, found starters with each of his first three choices and Indy's first two selections — left guard Quenton Nelson and linebacker Darius Leonard — became the first rookie teammates to become first-team All-Pros since Gale Sayers and Dick Butkus with the Chicago Bears in 1965.At Monday's pre-draft news conference, Ballard told reporters that the Colts had eight players targeted in the first round. And though he acknowledged some were still available when Indy went on the clock, he still opted for Plan B: Moving out of the first round for better value in the second.In fact, he hinted at the prospect of a trade when he joked with reporters that he might not speak again until Friday."I kind of had a feeling (Monday), I don't know why," he said. "Sometimes you just have a feeling. I had a feeling we would have a chance to get out and it would be the best thing for us long term."He may not be finished dealing, either. In three seasons with the Colts, he has now made eight trades involving trade picks though he knew this one might not be well-received."We've got a room full of people, we've got you all sitting here, I get it, everyone wants you to pick a player," he said. "But I'm pretty patient. I don't panic, we don't panic, we stay true to what we're looking at on the board."The Colts now have 10 picks this weekend including their own third-rounder, No. 89 overall, on Friday.__ Washington Redskins training camp opens this week on Thursday, giving fans some—almost—actual football to follow." />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesHogs Haven homepageHorizontal - WhiteHogs Havena Washington Redskins communityFollow Hogs Haven online:Follow Hogs Haven on TwitterFollow Hogs Haven on FacebookLog in or sign upLog InSign UpSite searchSearchSearchHogs Haven main menuFanpostsFanshotsSectionsRedskinsMastheadOddsShopCommunity GuidelinesStubHubMoreAll 321 blogs on Horizontal - WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections Looks Like Someone Has A Sixpack Of The MondaysDaily SlopRedskins RecapsEDTI am not sure about everyone else here, but I was not a big “camp” guy when I was a kid. I grew up in the sticks down in southern Maryland, where every day in the summer was camp. The woods, a creek and open fields were the backdrop of pretty much every summer day I can recall, and when we left the house in the morning to meet up with the other kids in the neighborhood (a loose term given there were three houses on my street surrounded by fields of tobacco Wes Martin Jersey , corn and soy beans), we wouldn’t return home until dark (lunch was not something you stopped a game of capture the flag deep in the woods to have). I would say I was probably just not in a place where camps were a big thing, because when I got to college, everyone talked about summer camps they had gone to since they were young. My family also didn’t do any tent-camping, either. Like I said, we kind of already lived in an extremely rural area where we could look out of our window and see huge groups of deer running through, or we could listen out of our windows and hear just about every form of animal call/scream you can imagine. (As a grown man, I now know that those animal yelps were really one of two things: animals getting eaten, or animals getting it on...but I digress.)Being a Redskins fan was something I don’t remember being “taught,” meaning as long as I can remember, I was just always in love with football and the burgundy and gold. “Camp” to me meant only ONE thing in life: football players were reporting to get the season started. In fact, some of you remember that there was a time when camp meant watching the Washington Redskins and Pittsburgh Steelers bang up against each other on standard definition television sets, while the likes of Glenn Brenner and George Michael narrated the many battles that ensued. Bright gold jerseys, chippy one-on-one drills and a lot of Mark Rypien’s name being pronounced pretty much every way you can imagine...that’s camp to me. I always wonder if football players reporting to camp have that same dread that so many kids claim to have had ahead of their own camp experiences. The training room tables full of McDonald’s burgers in the days of The Hogs probably represented a far better culinary experience than what most camp food offered kids, but having your head beat in by fellow monster athletes in the hot August sun on a football field would have to take a strong second-place to craft time at Camp Whatevermazoo. The other major sports don’t have anything that matches up to the NFL’s training camp...at least in my humble opinion. Spring training in the MLB is sexy, in that it generally takes place in sunny Florida beach towns, or other resort destinations, but how many baseball fans are watching as much spring training as football fans watch training camp? I feel like I watch way more video of training camp practice than I do of Nationals spring training games (and I love the Nats as much as anything). Almost nobody even knows when the NHL begins their training, and since it is on ice, it just looks like regular practice anyway. The NBA is so littered with summer leagues and exhibition leagues that compete with the same at the high school and college levels, there is no real buildup to when a team actually gets going in earnest to prepare for the beginning of the season. In fact, most sports fans can really only name when football and baseball season actually start. Think about it—unless you are a hardwood or ice rink fanatic, you might actually miss the first game or two of those regular seasons because a) those games are barely better/different than the preseason games and b) FOOTBALL IS ON!!!! (I say this as a MONSTER Caps and Wiz fan that is amazed every year when my friends have no idea that these seasons are underway.)Sure, the NFL is so popular that we know way too much about way too much, but that is how we like it, and that is the world we have made for ourselves. Training camp is a part of the summer experience for every football fan, and it is ON THE CALENDAR. Just the act of reporting—or not reporting—is the kind of news that we hang on, and folds neatly into the age of the salary cap/mega-contracts/superstar divas that colors the manner in which we view our teams and their chances for the upcoming season. In addition to seeing who shows up, training camp allows a lot of fanbases to once again focus only on their team. Think about it—sure, every team has beat reporters putting out stories all year long, but the NFL news of the day throughout most of the offseason is hyper-focused on superstars and the perennial winners. Whether we like it or not Womens Bryce Love Jersey , we have to wade through Tom Brady, Jerry Jones, Rob Gronkowski and Todd Gurley headlines most of the offseason (we all watch, of course). When players and coaches report, the focus in every NFL city is back to being on its own team. In what other sport are postseason hopes greater—across the board— than in the NFL? I mean, fanbases of every kind are known to be insufferably optimistic, but I have always thought that there are more NFL fans who have no business dreaming of watching their teams in the playoffs doing so than in the other majors. One reason why I believe this? I’m a Redskins fan.There was a time when training camp was designed to get players physically ready for the season. These guys had other jobs the rest of the year. They literally needed the month or so to get back into shape, gutting their way through two-a-days (in pads!!) with coaches who showed no mercy throughout the process. There would be congressional hearings if NFL teams tried to conduct those same training camps today that were the rule back then. You can argue that today’s athletes are bigger and stronger than they were 25 years ago, but football players today couldn’t carry the jocks of the actual men from yesteryear who had the balls to knock each other’s brains in by day, while chain-drinking cold cans of cheap beer by night. Don’t get me started on the equipment and facilities they used to use versus what players use now, either. I mean, can we all just take a second to tip our hat to the poor bastards who used to lace up some Chuck Taylor cleats (yeah, they existed) and take bone-crunching hit after bone-crunching hit all day long in the August sun in between 100-yd gassers and Oklahoma drills? Today we have players who would call their agent and lawyer if a coach asked them to do half of that before the season started.  (for the most part). Their million-dollar salaries afford them the ability to train at state-of-the-art facilities year-round, or at their university’s facilities for the lesser-paid guys (you won’t find many hanging out at Planet Fitness is my point). The complexity of modern offensive schemes has coaches utilizing way more film and meeting room time these days, which is fine so long as guys are ready for September. It makes for a different kind of camp news cycle than it used to be, but none of us is really complaining. We still get to see some guys whizzing the ball through the air, and we get to see speed and athleticism on the news each night. Further, it ain’t a MINIcamp, which means that we wake up tomorrow and get to see more all the way until the season starts.All of this is to WELCOME the official start to football. Training camp is not the offseason, is it? We are underway when players report, right? And what are we paying the MOST attention to at this point? INJURIES, of course. All we want in life is to see our guys make it to September in one piece, able to stick it to our opponents on Sundays. I know injuries have always been—and always will be—part of the sport of football, but today’s training camp feels more like an exercise in holding our breath than actually watching guys get ready to play. Again, not a complaint as much as an observation. I don’t know if it’s better or not, because I am too busy wondering who is beating who in one-on-one drills and how tight a spiral Dwayne Haskins is throwing when he launches one 60 yards down the field. Folks...here you go...here it comes...I do this ONCE a year: We made it!!! We lived on offseason crumbs, free agency morsels and the feast that is the draft, knowing that we would need to conserve our energy for a very long June and part of July. The next time we meet here for a Sixpack, we will have news from the field to discuss. We will see how things are shaping up in the camps of our rivals and we will be able to begin charting our course for the playoffs! Because we are totally going to the playoffs...

Print this item