further adventures in Jed York being unsuited for his position
According to The Business Journals statistical survey, delivering "an Ivy League collegiate experience at a public school price" and "the prototype Public Ivy."
Other B1G schools: 8 - Maryland, 10 - Wisconsin, 11 - Illinois, 15 - OSU, 17 - Minnesota,
22 - Indiana, 26 - Penn State, 28 - Purdue and 30 - Rutgers.
I don't want to prolong the Hail and Unite silliness longer than necessary but you can voice your dissatisfaction here:
For a change of pace from Michigan fight songs, here's a piece of news that is hot in Chicago.
The local Jackie Robinson West Little League team has been stripped of it's title from last year for cheating. Apparently, they greatly fudged on residency stuff, and had players from a much wider geographic area than allowed.
From what I can tell, the evidence was irrefutable and undeniable, and finally, they had to do this. Everyone feels bad for the kids, but I have to agree that this was the right thing to do, hard as it is.
What a disaster at South Carolina State.
To outline some of the problems, here's a quote from another article-
The Orangeburg school has a $10 million deficit owed to food and maintenance vendors. Its enrollment also has dropped by more than a third since 2007 years and just 14 percent of its students graduate within four years.
Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2015/02/10/3980563/house-panel-votes-to-close-sc.html#storylink=cpy
The Higher Education Subcommittee's plan would shut down the university on July 1, 2015 for fiscal year 2015-2016 and reopen in 2017. That plan would suspend all athletics programs, fire President Thomas Elzey, dismiss faculty and state employees, terminate the Board of Trustees.
South Carolina State is a member of the MEAC, a Division I conference comprised of HBCUs.
Michigan played the SC State Bulldogs last season in a November basketball game.
Their football program has been somewhat decent, winning the MEAC championship recently and making the NCAA FCS Playoffs.
According to the article, South Carolina State will close for two years. That will essentially level their entire athletic department and all athletes that can transfer out will.
Finally making it back to Ann Arbor during the time Hopslam is out and was just wondering if anyone knew of any bars that more then likely will have it on tap this week? I have always wanted to try Hopslam on tap (gone in like 20 minutes in NC) as it is like gold down here.
Sunday night TV is back as of tonight.
At 7:30, HBO is airing it's 30-minute "Day in life of making GoT"
At 9pm we get the (mid)-season premier of The Walking Dead.
At 10pm we get the series premier of Better Call Saul.
And in 8 weeks, right after TWD wraps up, we get the start of the final episodes of Mad Men as well as the start of Game of Thrones season 5.
My sunday nights just got a lot better.
Anyone expecting much from Better Call Saul? I'm cautiously optimistic.