this week in unintentionally grim-sounding recruiting headlines
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|15 hours 28 min ago||No, just awesome tasting.||
No, just awesome tasting. Went during my honeymoon. We'll probably never go back, but it was a cool experience. They're actually the most approachable haute restaurant I've heard about.
|19 hours 38 min ago||The brioche at The French||
The brioche at The French Laundry. Just amazing.
|3 days 22 hours ago||I'm not sure I get it. Can||
I'm not sure I get it. Can you be clearer?
|1 week 14 hours ago||Don't eat any raw chicken.||
Don't eat any raw chicken.
|1 week 1 day ago||So we're assuming they're as||
So we're assuming they're as good today as they were then?
I would have happily taken Drew Henson for $1 and added Bo. Most teams were so bad when Yost was coaching that it wasn't really a fair fight.
The alternative is Brady, Wheatley, Edwards, Woodson, and Harbaugh.
Really poor job allocating dollars, Freep.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Maize and no alternates.||
Maize and no alternates.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Disagree. The 76ers have a||
Disagree. The 76ers have a smart plan if the goal is to win big. The 49ers and the Raiders are possibly 1 and 2 in the awful franchise department.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||For me, Vinology is the best||
For me, Vinology is the best meal in the city. I always found Chop House overrated. Fleming's serves a significantly better steak.
|6 weeks 13 hours ago||Hard to argue with excellence||
Hard to argue with excellence unless you make a grammar mistake in the press release...
During the 2014-15 academic year, Michigan was the only school to achieve exemplary Academic Progress Rate (APR) marks from the NCAA in football (above 990), men's basketball (995 and above) and women's basketball (995 and above). Additionally, all 14 U-M men's varsity athletic teams recorded perfect scores while 10 of the 15 women's varsity teams also earned perfect scores.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Well, not quite like||
Well, not quite like Stanford. That was more akin to Purdue beating this year's OSU team by 3 touchdowns. Stanford was damn awful.
My guess is we struggle early, but finish a lot like Arkansas did last year--a seriously terrifying team that's more or less figured it out. 8-4 sounds about right, it's a question of how we get there.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Woody Hayes famously had a||
Woody Hayes famously had a listed phone number for his whole career.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||The deviations are the only||
The deviations are the only way to keep the show going without spoiling the eventual books. Remember that.
HBO can't wait another 7 years for Martin to finish the books. The alternative is to modify the plot. Get over it.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||We're going to need to find a||
We're going to need to find a quarterback to hit 10 wins. We could easily be 2-2 coming into Big 10 play.
8 wins is pretty realistic is Rudock learns the offense. 10 would probably require the light to come on for Morris sometime this offseason. We've got a nice defense and should be fine in the running game. That's not going to beat MSU or OSU though. Add in some early season struggles and 10 gets hard to reach very quickly.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Cardale Jones may have a fall||
Cardale Jones may have a fall from grace this year. He's not very accurate and not very fast. Sure, he's a tank, but so are all the NFL defenders.
If Braxton Miller and JT Barrett are healthy, Jones is probably the third best quarterback on that roster.
|15 weeks 4 days ago||Without due process for the||
Without due process for the accused, universities are essentially presuming guilt. Having a standard based on preponderance of evidence doesn't matter in a kangaroo court.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Schools don't need to act as||
Schools don't need to act as a judicial system. They could maybe try to reduce some of the contributing factors, like alcohol abuse.
There's definitely responsibility for the university, just not afterwards. They need to focus on prevention,counseling, and encouraging reporting. Lawyers and police should focus on investigation.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||It's not that simple. The guy||
It's not that simple. The guy here had a high-end job offer that he won't get now. He probably can't get a degree anywhere without openly discussing why he was expelled, which means he won't be admitted anywhere.
Basically, it's ruining this kid's life without any type of due process and what is essentially a presumption of guilt.. That's not okay.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||There aren't 10 linemen or 6||
There aren't 10 linemen or 6 receivers on this team who are ready to play. The top 5 linemen are going to be fine.
If anything, Morris looked better than I thought he would.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||Countess almost killed him.||
Countess almost killed him.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||Biggest takeaway is Michigan||
Biggest takeaway is Michigan doesn't have 10 linemen or 6 receivers who are ready to play. Depth is still pretty thin over there. If the line stays healthy and Ruddock or Morris can play, we'll be good. Otherwise, it's going to be a lot of hoping for the ball to bounce our way in low-scoring games.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||I am more concerned with not||
I am more concerned with not sucking at football.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||Really? He's the honest one.||
Really? He's the honest one. He does more or less exactly what he tells recruits.
They are sharing playing time among 9-10 enormously talented players. He could have screwed the bottom 3-4 and left them riding the bench after promising them the world.
I have zero problem with what he is doing at Kentucky. Everyone else talks publicly about fighting for dear alma mater, but privately tells recruits he'll get them to the NBA. Caliperi is honest and everyone hates him for it.
|17 weeks 5 days ago||Private websites cannot, by||
Private websites cannot, by definition, censor.
Only governments can do that.
|17 weeks 5 days ago||Totally agree. I lived just||
Totally agree. I lived just off Stadium near the middle school for a couple years. Easy 15-20 minute walk. There won't be anywhere near the same level of traffic either
|18 weeks 4 days ago||Cutting the cord discussions||
Cutting the cord discussions here always involve figuring out how to get someone else to pay for content, not actually cutting the cord.
If you want ESPN, BTN, and HBO you'll probably end up paying more than you are for cable, but at least there are real options now.
My real issue is I have only one option for Internet. If I could get Fios, I would cut the cord and save $40+ per month. Since I have to pay Comcast for Internet, cutting the TV cord isn't really valuable.
|18 weeks 4 days ago||Oberon is nostalgia. Pure and||
Oberon is nostalgia. Pure and simple.
|18 weeks 5 days ago||College Writing in 12th grade||
College Writing in 12th grade was the most important class I ever took.
That, and a case-based course on how to not be an idiot could change the world.
|18 weeks 5 days ago||It went wrong the first time||
It went wrong the first time someone saw 9 guys on a punt return.
|18 weeks 5 days ago||The difference in mathematics||
The difference in mathematics is there is ultimately an answer, whereas there is usually only theory in the humanities. If you prove Fermat's last theorem in a novel way, it isn't real disputable. I can dispute the theory of any eminent researcher all day.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Well, MBAs would assume BBAs||
Well, MBAs would assume BBAs exist to take up MBA meeting rooms.
Just be honest about your goals. Someone else mentioned you probably can't write anything actually unique. The readers are looking for clarity of purpose and prose. Can you clearly state an idea and back it up?