Unpopular Sport Forms "Strategic Promotional Alliance" With Band That…

Big announcement today from the NHL. So big it merited a press release that maunders on for nearly 1,000 words. You're not going to bother reading it, but here's the gist: The NHL has an awards show on June 20 in Las Vegas. It has hired Nickelback to be the headlining band. It's hailing the move as a "strategic… » 4/20/12 4:25pm 4/20/12 4:25pm

Atlanta Braves Reliever Burns Nickelback On Twitter And Nickelback…

Peter Moylan is a reliever for the Atlanta Braves, apparently. I follow the greatest franchise in the history of sports, so you know, he's not really on my radar. Anyway, this Moylan guy must have gotten back from a Foo Fighters concert and decided Nickelback needed a kick in the ass. The tweet reads "Note to… » 12/04/11 6:01pm 12/04/11 6:01pm

Detroit Lions Fans Are Next To Spearhead An Anti-Nickelback Campaign

It is nearly a proven fact by now that sports fans do not appreciate Nickelback disgracing their teams' venues with their loud, raspy wailing. The NHL made the mistake of announcing that the group would headline the Winnipeg Jets' home opener back in September, but organizers scrapped the plan—possibly thanks, at… » 11/03/11 12:40pm 11/03/11 12:40pm

There's A Campaign To Keep Nickelback From Performing At The Winnipeg…

No one knows why, but far too many dim marketing morons get paid ungodly amounts of money to "entertain" us at sporting events by hiring your mom's idea of a rockin' band. And just when you thought it couldn't get any worse than the NFL's decision to have Kid Rock, Lady Antebellum, and Maroon 5 ring in 2011 next week… » 9/01/11 4:50pm 9/01/11 4:50pm