there would have to be some to wash away
Recruits support athletes' stipends
Dumbest poll ever, however, the real reason I am sharing is because there are some interesting comments on an early signing period which is much more interesting than ESPN asking 17-year olds if they'd want a check for playing football.
2014 Recruiting Survey
ESPN.com conducted a survey with the top 300 2015 football recruits. Here's a sample of some of their thoughts on many issues facing recruits and college athletes.
|Should players be allowed to unionize?||60%||40%|
|Should players receive a stipend?||86.4%||13.6%|
|For an early signing period?||58%||42%|
|Should scholarship offers have expiration dates?||8.7%||91.3%|
|Should there be noncommittable offers?||11.7%||88.3%|
|Is student body diversity a factor in decisions?||28.4%||71.6%|
|Would you play with a concussion?||61%||39%|
|Does social media affect decisions?||18.8%||81.3%|
Within the next six months or so, two bar/restaurants with plenty of craft beer options are opening in Ann Arbor. The Beer Grotto, which will specialize in craft beer and local wine is set to open in the fall, and Grand Rapids based HopCat is planning to open in January.
UGA Wide Receiver Chris Conley is apparently an admitted Star Wars nerd and wrote/directed a 26 minute film, complete with cameos by Mark Richt and other UGA players and students. Pretty darn sweet.
You can see the video and story if you click the link above, but someone feel free to embed below.
Pretty interesting (and long) article on Zingerman's, and their unique business model. I had no idea about most of this.
"And they started rolling out new businesses: A bakery that had been started to make bread for the deli became Zingerman’s Bakehouse. A training and consulting business, ZingTrain, would share Zingerman’s strategies and philosophies, especially its emphasis on customer service and staff training.
One of the few occassions I will proudly wear red! (others during Olympics and World Jr. tournament)
Happy Canada Day to all the Michigan fans up north, enjoy the holiday!