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Get Your Sports Fix with Some Free Content

March 25th, 2020

Feeling the effect of no sports right now? Well, the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL want to help you with that! Right now, all four major sports leagues are offering FREE content to help fill that void! Here’s the info: NFL– NFL Game Pass is now free until May 22. Visit https://nflcommunications.com/Pages/NFL-OFFERS-FANS-FREE-ACCESS-TO-NFL-GAME-PASS-.aspx for more information. NBA– Offering FREE NBA League Pass through Apr 22. Visit https://www.nba.com/nba-fan-letter-league-pass-free-preview for more information. MLB– Offering FREE classic games on YouTube. Visit https://www.mlb.com/news/watch-classic-mlb-games-for-free... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of March 22nd: Free Stuff, Movie Releases, Bedtime Stories and More!

March 22nd, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents the fourth installment of our new feature, FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. Due to the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities – with more coming in every hour... Read More

Primer on TV Entertainment and Streaming

March 15th, 2020

This week has brought an unprecedented number of cancellations for sporting events, concerts, conferences and a growing list of other forms of entertainment and gatherings. Employees are being sent home to work remotely, schools are being closed to students, more are staying home to watch kids and others are self-quarantining to avoid or recover from Coronavirus (COVID-19). With so many forced to stay home for these reasons, or just to avoid contagion, it seemed time to start a new column on Home Entertainment Trends. Most people are familiar with standard TV programming broadcast over the airwaves... Read More

Play Ball! River Bandits 2020 Season Is On, But Future Remains Uncertain

November 19th, 2019

The Quad City River Bandits will play their full 2020 schedule, despite an uncertain future after Major League Baseball announced its plans to potentially sever ties over 40 minor league teams, including the River Bandits. The MLB and Minor League Baseball’s Professional Baseball Agreement is set to expire after the 2020 season, ergo this season will remain unhindered by the new plan. According to an article published Saturday in the New York Times, a Major League Baseball proposal has been forwarded that would cut ties between 42 minor league teams and their major league partners. The Quad City... Read More

River Bandits Release Cryptic Tweet, Remain Silent On Fate Of Team

November 19th, 2019

With the dark cloud of potentially having their major league affiliation to the Houston Astros cut, leaving them with an uncertain fate, the Quad City River Bandits officials remained mum on Monday, releasing only a cryptic post on Twitter. The GIF, captioned “Monday mood,” featured a little girl from a Disney film with an exasperated expression on her face. According to an article published Saturday in the New York Times, a Major League Baseball proposal has been forwarded that would cut ties between 42 minor league teams and their major league partners. The Quad City River Bandits, a minor... Read More

Could The River Bandits Be Sinking? Or Changing Ships?

November 18th, 2019

The Quad City River Bandits could be sinking, or changing ships, losing their affiliate as an official minor league team to Major League Baseball in 2020. According to an article published Saturday in the New York Times, a Major League Baseball proposal has been forwarded that would cut ties between 42 minor league teams and their major league partners.  The Quad City River Bandits, a minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros, are on that list. Many of the teams have been lower division bastions for decades, with one, the Chattanooga Lookouts, having been a minor league affiliate since 1885.... Read More

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