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I like many other sad college students don't get HBO. If someone can help me out so I can see it, I would be grateful

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I wont be ordering HBO until the show starts.

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I like many other sad college students don't get HBO. If someone can help me out so I can see it, I would be grateful

Drop out of school.

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I like many other sad college students don't get HBO. If someone can help me out so I can see it, I would be grateful

Hard Knocks on Casttv.com

This website has every show the day after it airs. And if it doesn't it normally links to a place where you can watch it.

Another option would be to use torrents, but I'm not sure how many people would torrent Hard Knocks. There's always a chance though. Most stuff is put online so I assume this would be put up as well.

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My cable bill is already retarded high, I wont be ordering HBO.

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My cable bill is already retarded high, I wont be ordering HBO.

It would end up being $10.00 for the month, you can handle it.

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This article is from Wednesday. With the site being down, I don't think it was posted. It's fluff, but it's not bad. Plus, I want to practice my posting skills in the new format. B)

Jets debut on 'Hard Knocks' generating 'Super' buzz

Jenny Vrentas/The Star-Ledger

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In his decade as president of HBO Sports, Ross Greenburg has learned a thing or two about closing a deal. So in March, he took Jets owner Woody Johnson and general manager Mike Tannenbaum with him to Arlington, Texas.

The trio of executives watched Manny Pacquiao defend his world welterweight crown. And there in Cowboys Stadium — future host of Super Bowl XLV, where the Jets vow to be in February — they toasted to the sixth season of “Hard Knocks.”

“Everything seems to be fitting,” Greenburg said last week.

The Jets’ quest for the Super Bowl will no doubt fuel their season of the quick-turnaround reality series, which premieres Aug. 11 on HBO. Last season, which featured the Bengals, averaged 3.4 million viewers per week.

The attention for the Jets has so far exceeded any of the prior seasons, Greenburg said, which is why the network put together a 12-minute preview for the first time, airing tonight at 11.

The Jets didn’t want to sign on last year, with a rookie head coach and rookie quarterback. But Greenburg — who was a 13-year-old Jets fan at Super Bowl III — got the ball rolling for 2010 at a December breakfast meeting with Johnson and Tannenbaum at the Regency Hotel in New York.

“And then, when the (postseason) run happened,” Greenburg said, ‘it was, ‘Rex wants to show the world who these Jets are.’ ”

There will be plenty to show when players — and the 24-person NFL Films crew — report to training camp in Cortland, N.Y., Sunday. Last week in Mt. Laurel, Greenburg and his cohorts at NFL Films did a position-by-position, player-by-player breakdown to plot out story lines.

Possibilities include the fullback position, where 38-year-old Tony Richardson will bring along rookie John Conner, and the battle at left guard. Also on the show’s radar: the assimilation of former AFC East rival Jason Taylor into the team and fan base; veteran running back LaDainian Tomlinson trying to prove he still has it; and the interactions between Ryan and the throng of New York-area media.

And, of course, there’s the contract impasse between the team and Darrelle Revis. If the All-Pro cornerback decides to hold out, NFL Films has arranged for a crew to be with him, as was done with Bengals first-round pick Andre Smith last season.

By now the show has a good feel for what footage from negotiations can be used and what can’t, Greenburg said. In 2007, they cut sensitive parts of the contract talks between the Chiefs and running back Larry Johnson that had the potential to jeopardize the deal.

Producers are also careful with scenes involving injuries to players, because of potential grievances. Teams do have veto power, but Greenburg says he can count on one hand the number of times it has been used in the previous five seasons.

No matter what happens with Revis, that story line won’t take over the show.

“A holdout isn’t at the core of what Hard Knocks is about,” Greenburg said. “It’s boring actually, a bunch of talking heads on the phone. It’s not Rex shouting out obscenities on the practice field — which, thank goodness, it’s HBO.”

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This article is from Wednesday. With the site being down, I don't think it was posted. It's fluff, but it's not bad. Plus, I want to practice my posting skills in the new format. B)

Jets debut on 'Hard Knocks' generating 'Super' buzz

Jenny Vrentas/The Star-Ledger

ryanandjetsjpg-6b7eb6ba376139ee_large.jpg

In his decade as president of HBO Sports, Ross Greenburg has learned a thing or two about closing a deal. So in March, he took Jets owner Woody Johnson and general manager Mike Tannenbaum with him to Arlington, Texas.

The trio of executives watched Manny Pacquiao defend his world welterweight crown. And there in Cowboys Stadium — future host of Super Bowl XLV, where the Jets vow to be in February — they toasted to the sixth season of “Hard Knocks.”

“Everything seems to be fitting,” Greenburg said last week.

The Jets’ quest for the Super Bowl will no doubt fuel their season of the quick-turnaround reality series, which premieres Aug. 11 on HBO. Last season, which featured the Bengals, averaged 3.4 million viewers per week.

The attention for the Jets has so far exceeded any of the prior seasons, Greenburg said, which is why the network put together a 12-minute preview for the first time, airing tonight at 11.

The Jets didn’t want to sign on last year, with a rookie head coach and rookie quarterback. But Greenburg — who was a 13-year-old Jets fan at Super Bowl III — got the ball rolling for 2010 at a December breakfast meeting with Johnson and Tannenbaum at the Regency Hotel in New York.

“And then, when the (postseason) run happened,” Greenburg said, ‘it was, ‘Rex wants to show the world who these Jets are.’ ”

There will be plenty to show when players — and the 24-person NFL Films crew — report to training camp in Cortland, N.Y., Sunday. Last week in Mt. Laurel, Greenburg and his cohorts at NFL Films did a position-by-position, player-by-player breakdown to plot out story lines.

Possibilities include the fullback position, where 38-year-old Tony Richardson will bring along rookie John Conner, and the battle at left guard. Also on the show’s radar: the assimilation of former AFC East rival Jason Taylor into the team and fan base; veteran running back LaDainian Tomlinson trying to prove he still has it; and the interactions between Ryan and the throng of New York-area media.

And, of course, there’s the contract impasse between the team and Darrelle Revis. If the All-Pro cornerback decides to hold out, NFL Films has arranged for a crew to be with him, as was done with Bengals first-round pick Andre Smith last season.

By now the show has a good feel for what footage from negotiations can be used and what can’t, Greenburg said. In 2007, they cut sensitive parts of the contract talks between the Chiefs and running back Larry Johnson that had the potential to jeopardize the deal.

Producers are also careful with scenes involving injuries to players, because of potential grievances. Teams do have veto power, but Greenburg says he can count on one hand the number of times it has been used in the previous five seasons.

No matter what happens with Revis, that story line won’t take over the show.

“A holdout isn’t at the core of what Hard Knocks is about,” Greenburg said. “It’s boring actually, a bunch of talking heads on the phone. It’s not Rex shouting out obscenities on the practice field — which, thank goodness, it’s HBO.”

That was a good read Slats. Thanks for posting it!

I agree that the Taylor story will be a big one for HBO, playing the fan angle. Also Vlad at guard, they need to first year guy.

They (HBO) really have so much to work with. They could show two episodes per week. LT, Scott, Jenkins, Sanchez...I bet they end up putting unseen footage on DVD (not sure if they can or have done that in the past).

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Anyone have a link? I really didnt want to put anymore money in the Cable companys pockets.

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I don't have HBO anymore. Is there a website where I can watch this? HELP!

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You are the man! You think they'll put it on tonight?

I highly doubt it will be live.

Best bet is to scour to scour JTV/ustream.

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You are the man! You think they'll put it on tonight?

If not then check tomorrow, if you want it live try the sites that stream the games.

http://www.justin.tv/

or

http://www.myp2p.eu/

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If not then check tomorrow, if you want it live try the sites that stream the games.

http://www.justin.tv/

or

http://www.myp2p.eu/

What about HULU Think they might have it tomorrow. I don't have to watch it as it happens

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What about HULU Think they might have it tomorrow. I don't have to watch it as it happens

Never heard of it, please post the link.

Thanks!

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Never heard of it, please post the link.

Thanks!

http://www.hulu.com/search?query=Hard+Knocks&st=0

looks like they showed past seasons -- and the picture quality is excellent.

I will probably find out tomorrow.

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I just had HBO turned on. $14.95 a month. Only keeping it until Hard Knocks is over. IM READY!!!!!!!!!

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http://atdhe.net/

That site has the most sports related stuff. Some people say it puts viruses on your computer, I'm on a mac and don't have to worry about that so I don't know.

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http://atdhe.net/

That site has the most sports related stuff. Some people say it puts viruses on your computer, I'm on a mac and don't have to worry about that so I don't know.

Thanks, guys!

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*bump* for tonight....as if everyone here needed the reminder...tonight at 10pm Eastern on HBO!

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I can not wait for this friggin show. The Jets are in the National spotlight. Amazing.

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http://atdhe.net/

That site has the most sports related stuff. Some people say it puts viruses on your computer, I'm on a mac and don't have to worry about that so I don't know.

I use that at work (shhhhhhhhhhhhh) no problems at all ---

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