Sometimes I hate social media, and its abuse by clueless morans. I just read an account of an absolute idiot. A Michigan fan who doesn't care for ANYTHING in Ohio didn't like the fact that DPJ is rooting for the Cavs to win over the Warriors. So he ended up getting in a twitter fight with a teenager. A prospect. This never ends well.
Moral of the story: never, ever, ever, under any circumstances, contact a recruit. Don't tell a recruit what to do. I hate this so much, I'd like for the mods here to out Wayne Bateman, and ban him from mgoblog, or send him deep, deep into Bolivia. Personally, I don't use twitter, and can't imagine trying to find a recruit with other forms of social media. Just horrible, irritating, wrong. Don't be that guy.
Edit: Here is a pic of Wayne Bateman before he took his twitter account down.
Edit 2: I believe his real name is Chris Grant, and he is from Lima, Ohio, or thereabouts.
I apologize for the source but Michael Rosenberg is out looking for malfeasance again. Hopefully this time he didn't just make shit up, but he (allegedly) tracked the number of arrests by NFL team. There were, at least to me, some surprises (Broncos, Colts on the high side, Patriots and Dolphins on the low side).
Edit: the author is actually not that Mike Rosenberg (NTMR)
PLAYER ARRESTS OVER PAST 5 YEARS
1. Vikings 18 arrests 2. Broncos 16 3. Colts 13 3. Buccs 13 5. 49ers 12 6. Bears 11 6. Lions 11 6. Jets 11 6. Titans 11 10. Ravens 10 10. Bengals 10 12. Raiders 9 12. Seahawks 9 14. Browns 8 14. Packers 8 16. Falcons 7 16. Cowboys 7 16. Eagles 7 16. Wash. 7 20. Cardinals 6 20. Jaguars 6 20. Steelers 6 23. Bills 5 23. Chiefs 5 23. Patriots 5 23. Rams 5 27. Dolphins 4 27. Saints 4 29. Panthers 3 29. Giants 3 29. Chargers 3 32. Texans 1
To take a break from the Sparty Hate threads and over-analysis of our defense, I figured I would share something about the new policing of party attempts by Madison. I hope Ann Arbor doesn't adopt a strict policy like this. I feel sorry for our BigTen brothers.
Madison's city attorney's office has slapped three University of Wisconsin-Madison students with fines totaling more than $86,000 — that's about $28,000 apiece — for hosting a house party last month that led to more than 130 citations, Madison police said Tuesday.
First off, this probably only applies to people who live in the Grand Rapids area, or somewhere where Free Beer & Hot Wings radio show is syndicated. But I digress...
Just before I got into work, FB&HW brought up the NCAA findings. Hot Wings, the absolute pinnacle of sports knowledge (SARCASM), reads off a headline and brief synopsis that sounds like it was written by Drew Sharp himself, at which point Eric Zane, always one to speak about 47 sentences before even considering using his brain, jumps right in and says that Rich Rodriguez is a "stupid hick" and basically insinuated that he should be fired. Free Beer, who actually knows quite a bit about sports and is usually the voice of reason, continues the bashfest which is then summed up by Zane telling RR to "go back to your ugly wife."
I don't really know why I am telling you all this. What I do is that it pissed me right the fuck off and frankly I didn't think I would hear that on FB&HW. For a comparison, Bakita & Grey, the guys who do the morning show on 107.3 The Ball, actually had intelligent things to say. Even Brett Bakita, a known Spartan homer, kept things in perspective.
So, once again, most of you might not care. Hell, none of you may care. But for some reason this really steamed me on a day when I was already late for work because of traffic. Either way, I will never listen to the Free Beer & Hot Wings morning show ever again. Fuck those assholes.
2:24 PM EDIT: Title edited because, yeah, I'm not actually going to stop listening. But what a bunch of bush league crap.
That I should hope Rodriguez gets fired so Michigan can hire "the coach from Scranton."
I want this team to get better so my Saturdays suck less, but I hope they improve so various idiots in my life who can name two starters on the team stop telling me what is best for Michigan.
I figure that instead of starting a new thread every time some douchebag, POS excuse for a journalist jumps on the anti-Rich Rodriguez bashing bandwagon without actually thinking logically, we can just post here about who has dealt the most recent blow to journalistic integrity. In other words, if a sports reporter or writer has just said something that is off the wall, post about it here! When this whole thing ends and Michigan is fully exonerated and Michael Rosenfuck, Mark Snyder, and their editor find themselves unemployed, we'll have a list of which journalists officially suck.
King of the anti-Michigan propagandist assholes is Michael Rosenberg, of course. I just heard Woody Paige raving like a lunatic about how RR is a cheater. Congratulations, degenerate! You just made the list!
Also, in the preview for Sports Center, the reporter mentioned Herbie calling the whole thing a witch hunt. In Herbie we trust.