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  1. The Perfect Season Collaboration (NFL Timeline)

    I was going to make an alternate NFL Timeline that has Patriots over Giants in 2007 Super Bowl (so the Pats get a complete perfect season). Would large amounts of the team retire wholesale, having reached the top of perfection peak and having nowhere to go but down? Anyone willing to help with...
  2. The Gentleman's Game: An alternate History of Rugby Football

    THE HISTORY OF PROFESSIONALISM IN RUGBY Part 1: The only sane choice... At the end of the 19th century, the sport of rugby was on the brink of a civil war. https://rainbowdesign.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/RFU-logo.png Founded by 22 influential clubs from Southern England on 26 January...
  3. Turing-Nash Power Hour Redux: A Collaborative Timeline

    Welcome Back to the Arcade, ladies and gentlemen! I'm your host, Awesome Sauce and this is a reboot of the Turing-Nash TL. This time around, it isn't just pop culture, now everything is allowed (as along as it is not ASB or violate the rules of this site) on this thread (of course with my...
  4. Sports what ifs: Pre-1900

    Since sports have been around for millennia, I thought we could use a pre-1900 equivalent of this other thread.
  5. alternate sports what if: American football banned in 1903

    hey there sports fans! so many timelines involving the USA being more interested in sports like soccer and rugby have almost the same POD: American football being banned by teddy Roosevelt in 1903. while it's all fun and dandy, not to mention very cliche...this time, let's ask ourselves the...
  6. Calcaterra

    WI: Sports Hooliganism In The US?

    Most people have at least some knowledge about the large problem of "hooliganism", the practice of much crime, looting, and fighting in association football worldwide, with well-publicized incidents dating back nearly a century. What surprises me most is that, with some notable exceptions...
  7. AntoniousTheBro

    Ahc: keeping combat sports and martial competition popular

    so, the goal is pretty much the title. That is at least in Europe try and keep that popularity of combat sports and figting tourneys popular e.g. jousting and pugilism. While it doesn’t have to be these things any real form of combat sport is counted such as boxing. Making it the most popular...
  8. ThatImpGuy

    What if: Sports Alt History

    Hey guys, Imp here! So as a guy interested in both sports and Alternate history, I decided to do a What if. I know, seems common, right? But I do have some What if questions that I'm interested in asking. 1. What if the Brooklyn Dodgers/NY Giants stayed in New York and the Dome was constructed...
  9. DBWI: What if the Detroit Pistons drafted Darko Milicic in 2003?

    The 2003 NBA Draft is arguably the greatest draft class of all time, and we of course know that the Detroit Pistons managed to get the second pick, and Joe Dumars decided at the last minute to draft Carmelo Anthony instead of the European Darko Milicic. Dumars simply stated that come draft day...
  10. Calcaterra

    Under Center: The NFL In The New Millennium
    Threadmarks: Chapter One: 2000

    15-16 April 2000: With the #1 pick in the NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns take DE Shaun Ellis of Tennessee, a pick regarded by many as a reach. With the #5 overall pick, the Baltimore Ravens trade with the New York Giants to select LB Brian Urlacher of New Mexico. With the #180 overall pick, the...
  11. List of Alternate NWA/WCW Champions

    Inspired by this thread: https://www.alternatehistory.com/forum/threads/list-of-alternate-wwf-wwe-champions-now-with-more-gimmicks.422878/ Challenge: Make a list of WCW Champions from Starccade in 1983 to the Present Day without using wrestlers who have won the WCW Championship, NWA...
  12. Calcaterra

    DBWI: Ryan Leaf Never Changes His Attitude

    The often parroted story of Ryan Leaf having a bad first practice and changing his outlook is probably one of the turning points in the post-1998 NFL. What if Leaf didn't change his attitude? Would he still succeed and end up changing modern NFL free agency or would he just be a bust? Would my...
  13. Calcaterra

    Sports DBWI: What If The Mets Didn't Draft Bryce Harper?

    As a Mets fan, I found it incredibly interesting when I read an article in SI reflected back on his career up to this point after he re-signed with us, but what really caught my attention was the section about how the Nationals nearly tanked their way to the first overall pick in 2010, and thus...
  14. Xibalba

    Alternate History Sports Logos & Graphics Thread

    I've been going trough past posts and noticed a thread I made some time ago, while the concept was cool maybe it was a bit niche, so why not make a similar thread but for any kind of sports team. So if you have some cool logo's, uniforms or wikiboxes feel free to share. To kick things off here...
  15. WI Team wipeout

    Basically this https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lokomotiv_Yaroslavl_plane_crash happens to any major sports team on their run to the championship. What happens?
  16. Calcaterra

    WI: John Elway Won All of His Super Bowls?

    As many know, John Elway was known as the player that couldn't win "the Big One" for much of his career, thanks to three Super Bowl losses, before winning back-to-back Super Bowls to end his career. My question is simple: what if John Elway and the Denver Broncos won all of the Super Bowls they...
  17. WI: George W. Bush is Selected as MLB Commissioner in 1992

    In 1992, three years after buying the Texas Rangers, George W. Bush set his sights on becoming Commissioner of Major League Baseball. Bush discussed the job with outgoing Commissioner Fay Vincent, a friend of the Bush's, and he almost got the position. However, he was passed over in favor of Bud...
  18. Sports: Different Semi-Finals winners

    What would the finals be like in a given sport and year if the winners in the semi-finals were both different First off Major League Basbell 1985 The Toronto Blue Jays beat the Royals The LA Dodgers beat the Cardinals It's Toronto's first time in the World Series and the first Canadian team...
  19. The Formula for Winning: A Formula One TL

    THE FORMULA FOR WINNING Chapter 1: 1980 FIA Formula One World Championship (or, Ferrari's Fall) 1979 was a huge season for Ferrari. South African Jody Scheckter and Canadian Gilles Villeneuve won 3 races each, with Scheckter taking home the World Championship ahead of Villeneuve, and the...
  20. ThunderWolf53

    The Indianapolis Choke: An IndyCar WI
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    This What-If project is concerning the 2011 Indianapolis 500. IRL, JR Hildebrand was leading the race on the final lap and looking to produce one of if not the biggest upset in Indy 500 history. However, a lapped car got in the way on the inside of turn 4, and Hildebrand got possibly too...
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