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|1 day 6 hours ago||21-14 Michigan||
|1 day 21 hours ago||Was the woman photographed||
Was the woman photographed wearing the Peterson jersey and proudly holding a tree branch one of those decent people of the gopher state?
|1 day 21 hours ago||Congratulations||
A diagnosis and prognosis from one news article.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Well worth waiting for; the||
Well worth waiting for; the post and the baby.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Never underestimate the power||
Never underestimate the power of good barbecue.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Announcer says he had been||
Announcer says he had been nicknamed "The Cannibal". Good grief.
|13 weeks 3 hours ago||One week closer to August 30.||
One week closer to August 30. WooHoo!
|15 weeks 1 hour ago||My dream||
I awake and it is August 30, sunny and uncharacteristically cool at 70 degress. The Goodyear Blimp glides over my house flashing the message "The long wait is over".
|15 weeks 2 hours ago||Too many moving parts||
Bacon's article moves quickly from the subject of low student attendance to (paraphrasing) 'everything I don't like about Brandon and UM football but 'it's not because I lost my press credentials". Since Bacon's article is all over the place, so are the comments. Some complain justifiably about the prices for everything, some cannot reconcile the current experience with their traditional view of a MIchigan football experience (Beyonce, etc.). Some point to the shitty home schedule and the recent records. Tossed aside by Bacon is the availablability of HD television. There are many moving parts in this problem, whether you define it as student attendance or attendance. The change away from the seniority student model didn't just come out of Brandon's ass, it was an attempt to address the problem of students showing up late, which many here bitched about. It, obvioiusly, spectacularly failed (like the sky writing over Lansing). I don't even know what goals Brandon is trying to meet or who set them. From far outside, it looks like maximizing short term revenue it the primary goal. I guess the idea is that we want to win, so we need a lot of money to attract coaches, athletes, etc. That is not the same as a goal of meeting the wants and needs of students, or alumni or television networks or televison viewers. I don't know who makes the decisions about what Brandon is ultimately supposed to be accomplishing, but it appears to be short term revenue maximization. He is satisfying that goal. I think it is the wrong goal and long-term loyalty is far more important. The students rated seating as their most important issue. That is the place to start, but it is only a small part of the problem. As others noted, many good programs (not to mention the NFL) are experiencing declining attendance. I agree that the outside-in approach is best (I forget what they called it when I took marketing classes in 1974, but it certainly existed and was promoted by professors). It might be easier to focus on these problems with a few less variables (after the sucky schedule and sucky recent record). Ultimately, however, I don't know what Brandon's goal is, satisfying students or alumni or TV audiances or just throwing anything against the wall and hoping it makes everybody happy or pisses everybody off, but gains revenue.
|18 weeks 18 hours ago||Is it true that poop on the||
Is it true that poop on the Great Wall can be seen from outer space?
|19 weeks 21 hours ago||Read the complaint||
If you know the details of this case then I am surprised you are so unfamiliar with the claims the plaintiff actually made. This is not about a war on men or the Obama administration. I have read the complaint and the gist of it is that UM failed to follow its own rules, namely it gave the plaintiff no notice of the alleged violation, considered no evidence (merely summaries of allegedly coercive interviews by the investigator/prosecutor/victim counselor), refused to consider affidavits and information provided by the plaintiff, refused to identify witnesses and offered no meaningful right to a hearing or appeal (among other things). There is a place for a university-based discipline process that addresses sexual misconduct issues. There must, however, be fair rules that afford the accused due process while treating accusers with respect and fairness, and without the conflicts of interest that appear glaring in this case. At the very least, universities need to follow their own rules. Finally, as a white male, the assertion that we are being victimized by a war on men (on campus or otherwise) is as irrational and immature as the ubuquitous whining about political correctness.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||The article was based upon||
The article was based upon the complaint filed in court and an interview with the plaintiff's attorney. UM refused to comment in any meaningful way. The author has no obligation to make up a defense for UM.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Yeah, but Hodor botched his||
Yeah, but Hodor botched his lines as usual.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Talk about taking a flying||
Talk about taking a flying shit.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||"a time generally reserved||
"a time generally reserved for Michigan versus Five Guys We Found On A Farm"
I love their burgers.
|21 weeks 17 hours ago||Kronwell should have the puck||
Kronwell should have the puck bronzed.
|21 weeks 17 hours ago||Kronwall||
|21 weeks 17 hours ago||I couldn't resist. Sweet.||
I couldn't resist. Sweet.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||Terrific video. I love it.||
Terrific video. I love it. Thanks for the time and the work.
|23 weeks 5 days ago||SEC TV||
|23 weeks 5 days ago||Thanks for the explanation. I||
Thanks for the explanation. I was watching TNT and the announcers were awful.
|23 weeks 5 days ago||They're giving a nearly live||
They're giving a nearly live experience of watching a practice. Watch here, watch there, check out the cheerleader, eat a hot dog, go to the rest room, text a friend, log on mgoblog.
|23 weeks 5 days ago||He must have meant middle.||
He must have meant middle.
|24 weeks 3 days ago||Only four months ago||
It was only four months ago when some of us, myself included, wondered just how much of a rebuilding year this was going to be after the loss of Trey and THJ. The first few outings were not encouraging and McGary looked rusty after back problems. Then there was the travesty against Charlotte and McGary's surgery. I was almost dreading the Big Ten season and a very tough schedule. Somehow, right around Christmas things started turning around a bit. Then the New Year and an incredible 8-0 start in the Big Ten. Stauskis peformed magic on some nights with stunning confidence. When defenses keyed on him, he and JB found a way to adjust. LaVert became stronger and stronger with incredible moments, good and bad at times. Ever so slowly, GRIII became more and more assertive. At the end of the Big Ten Season, Michigan was the champion. That alone made for an incredible season. The NCAA tournement and the Elite Eight was a tremendous accomplishment for this team. None of those young players looked very young. Jorden the Elder was stunning. I have never seen a team grow more, work harder, be less selfish and have more heart. This was a very special team and JB is a very special coach.
|24 weeks 6 days ago||Even if you crawl across the||
Even if you crawl across the finish line, you still crossed. Elite 8! Go Blue.
|24 weeks 6 days ago||Breathe||
|24 weeks 6 days ago||All season it seemed we||
All season it seemed we started slow and dig ourselves out of a hole. Quite the opposite in the tourney. I love the aggression.
|24 weeks 6 days ago||Walton noooooo! Yeahhhh!||
Walton noooooo! Yeahhhh!
|25 weeks 5 days ago||This is not the rebuilding||
This is not the rebuilding year I thought it would be. Great coaching and unselfish play by a very talented team; they deserve to be in the sweet sixteen.
|25 weeks 5 days ago||Quite a few people were||
Quite a few people were worried about Texas, but JB was ready for everything they threw at us. I have faith in him and this team. Between the two , I hope we face Mercer.