|2 days 11 hours ago||I've always found mgoblog odd||
I've always found mgoblog odd in that it's the only blog or community I'm aware of that frequently asks its participants to contribute less. Serious question- why not have a separate off-topic board? More discussion, more page clicks, more $$$.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||How dare he have an opinion||
How dare he have an opinion on something that is entirely subjective!
|18 weeks 2 days ago||HINDER Lock the thread.||
Lock the thread.
|23 weeks 5 days ago||You could have stopped at "A||
You could have stopped at "A few years ago we decided to do a mini vacation in Gatlinburg" and won the award for worst (best?) vacation horror story.
|31 weeks 6 days ago||Love laughing at hockey||
Love laughing at hockey players always shoving and punching between whistles, kind of a cross between little kids throwing tantrums and so-called "thugs".
|32 weeks 6 days ago||Yep, their failure had more||
Yep, their failure had more to do with personnel than anything. You can have the greatest OL coach on the planet, but if the players are physically and mentally not up to D-1 standards, your line will still suck.
|33 weeks 2 hours ago||"Huron River Message Board"||
That's two more QBs than Michigan has playing in the two playoffs.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||Besides the program being in||
Besides the program being in a rough patch- hopefully ending- conference titles are more difficult to win now due to (1) 14 teams in conference instead of 10 or 11 and (2) no more co-champs.
Whatever numbers they used to put up aren't realistic going forward, largely due to #2.
|38 weeks 3 days ago||Their football team won a||
Their football team won a conference championship and is about to win a second in an era when co-champions are no longer a possibility, meaning you have a 1/14 shot at it instead of about 2/10 like it used to be. And their basketball team has been even better under Izzo.
|39 weeks 1 hour ago||He's retiring from basketball||
He's retiring from basketball because he's washed up and now gets to go enjoy his millions full time. He's not dying and he didn't just get a cancer diagnosis.
|41 weeks 4 days ago||2012, Disney World. I was||
2012, Disney World. I was wearing a Michigan t-shirt. Someone walking in the opposite direction yelled "Appalachian State!" at me.
In 2012 .
|1 year 15 weeks ago||Davis Square, Somerville,||
Davis Square, Somerville, MA
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Tough to bet against||
Tough to bet against Michigan's rich tradition of winning football games out west.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||'twas a joke, a callback to||
'twas a joke, a callback to the days of "the spread won't work"
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Pistol won't work in the Big||
Pistol won't work in the Big Ten.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Double post||
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Michael Jordan misses the||
Michael Jordan misses the game winner against Utah in the '98 Finals.
Jazz win the Finals. Jordan publicly blames Scottie Pippen. Pippen retires immediately and takes a job as an assistant at Cleveland State, then moves on to be an assistant at USC. While at USC, Pippen becomes involved in a minor scandal, which ends up affecting the entire athletic department. Reggie Bush and Matt Leinart decide to instead attend Purdue, leading them to consecutive Rose Bowl losses. Joe Tiller retires when both players declare for the draft in 2006. Rich Rodriguez, not Danny Hope, is hired to replace Tiller. Lloyd Carr is then in turn replaced by Jim Grobe upon retirement in 2007. Grobe lasts three seasons with records of 4-8, 5-7, and 7-6 before being fired and replaced by Brady Hoke. Roy Roundtree has a moderately successful college career at Purdue, becoming an undrafted free agent who appears in 9 games over two seasons with the Titans and Panthers.
|1 year 23 weeks ago||My rule of thumb is to never||
My rule of thumb is to never wear the jersey of someone younger than me.
Don't care what anyone else does.
|1 year 23 weeks ago||Research is pointless beyond||
Research is pointless beyond looking at which top seeds are dealing with significant injuries and eliminating those teams from consideration, and MAYBE also eliminating the handful of teams that you can seemingly count on pooping out early in the tournament annually. The tournament as a whole is a crapshoot, the round of 64 games always include several unpredictable results, and no amount of research would ever give you UConn over UK last year, or Wichita State, Michigan, and Syracuse in the FF the year before, etc.
Edit: Upon further consideration, it's probably also worthwhile to look at which teams are drastically underseeded or overseeded based on metrics.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Go back to Canada, Chad||
Go back to Canada, Chad
|1 year 26 weeks ago||I think these might look||
I think these might look decent on an actual basketball player
|1 year 26 weeks ago||Everybody knows Brad Johnson||
Everybody knows Brad Johnson was better than Dan Marino.
|1 year 27 weeks ago||Nobody will ever see this,||
Nobody will ever see this, but I'd like to pat myself on the back. Nailed it!
|1 year 30 weeks ago||Because his body is breaking||
Because his body is breaking down and thus he's constantly injured? Because he's rusty after yet another long layoff due to injury? Because he won't stop screwing with his swing, he can't hit driver anymore, and for whatever reason his putting has also fallen off?
Take your pick
|1 year 30 weeks ago||I recall there being talk of||
I recall there being talk of Michigan and Minnesota doing something similar when Michigan was trying to find a "special" opponent for the home opener to celebrate the completed stadium renovations in 2010. I don't know if those rumors came from the AD or from the fans, though.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Ohio State fans||
Ohio State fans
|1 year 32 weeks ago||And, based on my experience||
And, based on my experience as a Mathcounts judge, I'm not so sure about the academics part either.
But, hey, I guess I can't argue against #3.
|1 year 33 weeks ago||Clearly doesn't understand||
Clearly doesn't understand the rivalry.
|1 year 33 weeks ago||Way ahead of you.||
Way ahead of you.
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Oregon's defensive yardage||
Oregon's defensive yardage stats are always screwed up because (1) the ridiculous pace the offense plays at causes the defense to face more possessions and (2) the big leads they hold from about the second quarter on pretty much every game leads to opponents flinging the ball around in comeback mode.
If you use advanced stats, FEI has Oregon's defense at #18 and S&P has them #12.
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Playing the "I think State||
Playing the "I think State will take a step back next year" game is always a bad idea. They'll be right there with 10+ wins again next year.
|1 year 38 weeks ago||The problem was that Texas||
The problem was that Texas Tech was also a one loss team. TT beat Texas who beat Oklahoma who beat TT. I think Oklahoma was the right choice since their win over TT was the most impressive of the three.
|1 year 40 weeks ago||I'd argue that OSU played one||
I'd argue that OSU played one non-conference game against a team with a pulse and, in that game, lost at home to .500 ACC team. Their best wins are Michigan State and... Minnesota? Who TCU also beat, and by a considerably larger margin. If you look at the other top teams in the Big Ten, they all have non-conference schedules littered with losses to literally every other power 5 team any of them faced. The Big Ten, based on non-conference results, is effectively a mid-major this year.
I guess my point is that there is a large gulf between the top three conferences and the Big Ten/ACC. I feel the playoff needs to have two representatives from the SEC, but I'd also accept two from the Big 12. I'd leave Jimbo Fisher and his band of enabled criminals home just out of my own distaste for them.
Give me Alabama, Mississippi State, Oregon, and TCU.
|1 year 40 weeks ago||Those SEC West teams you||
Those SEC West teams you listed have 3 and 4 losses because they have to play a full slate of SEC West games. They'd all be 0- or 1-loss teams in the sad sack Big Ten.
Here is a complete list of losses by SEC West teams to other teams outside that division: Georgia over Arkansas, Georgia over Auburn, Missouri over Texas A&M. Yes- the seven teams collectively have three losses to teams outside their division.
A prerequisite for the Big Ten getting a playoff spot needs to be the entire conference not getting embarrassed in non-conference play. What is the best non-conference win by the Big Ten? Indiana over Missouri? Northwestern over a reeling Notre Dame? Any other wins over teams that are anywhere near the top 25? By my estimation, the third best non-con win is MSU's moral victory in a 20-point loss to Oregon.
Also, a win over LSU is still more impressive than a win over Wisconsin when you consider the fact that LSU beat Wisconsin earlier this season.
|1 year 40 weeks ago||I can't tell if he's claiming||
I can't tell if he's claiming that women abuse men more often than men abuse women (which seems dubious), or if he's going all the way and making the "she probably deserved it" claim.
|1 year 41 weeks ago||As someone born and raised in||
As someone born and raised in Metro Detroit but who has also lived in other cities, I've never seen anything quite like the thin skin Metro Detroiters have when any outsider dares insult what is, realistically, a pretty crappy city.
|1 year 43 weeks ago||November is Lung Cancer||
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, but I guess nobody cares about lung cancer.
|1 year 43 weeks ago||You use the same unusual||
You use the same unusual ellipsis syntax as Mr. Brandon- four dots followed by no space. Uh, is that you, Dave?
|1 year 44 weeks ago||Much better than never||
Much better than never beating said rival.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Oh, definitely. The Big Ten||
Oh, definitely. The Big Ten administration is CLEARLY trying to run Michigan out of the conference at the wishes of more profitable athletic squads from places like Rutgers, Purdue, and Northwestern.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||I win.||
|1 year 48 weeks ago||Minnesota wins 16-6||
Minnesota wins 16-6
|1 year 50 weeks ago||I care if the Big Ten sucks||
I care if the Big Ten sucks because my cable provider gives me the Big Ten Network, not the PAC 12 or SEC networks. So if the Big Ten stinks, then I'm stuck watching this garbage for the next two months.
Or, more likely, I'll go outside and do something more enjoyable with my time.
|1 year 50 weeks ago||Oh man, if the twentieth||
Oh man, if the twentieth century ever comes knocking, we'll be good to go!
|2 years 1 week ago||You got it, Coach. I set my||
You got it, Coach. I set my alarm and I'll be up at 4:30 a.m. doing sprints to help my team win some games.
|2 years 1 week ago||The new guy will be even||
The new guy will be even better, as usual, and Ohio State will dominate, as usual.
I'm more concerned about the quarterback situations at Indiana, Rutgers, etc.
|2 years 17 weeks ago||The real headline here should||
The real headline here should be "Angelique Chengelis Awakes From Ten-Year Coma"
|2 years 19 weeks ago||The hope that maybe OSU has||
The hope that maybe OSU has regressed enough to finally give Michigan a chance?
|2 years 20 weeks ago||WHAT ABOUT THE SHOWERS?!?!?!||
WHAT ABOUT THE SHOWERS?!?!?!
|2 years 20 weeks ago||To force the Big Ten Network||
To force the Big Ten Network into basic cable packages in the NYC media market.
|2 years 21 weeks ago||Your analogy works only if||
Your analogy works only if Brady Hoke has a known learning disability or predilection for coloring books
|2 years 21 weeks ago||A successfully executed run||
A successfully executed run block
|2 years 21 weeks ago||Yes, Michigan didn't have the||
Yes, Michigan didn't have the size to hang with Wisconsin, in spite of beating Wisconsin in Madison a couple months ago.
And they have no chance at a Championship with this sort of lineup, as long as you ignore the fact that they had a second-half lead in the championship game one year ago with a similar sort of undersized lineup (freshman GRIII playing the 4...). Okay, fine, McGary is taller than Morgan.
Nice #hottake you have there
|2 years 21 weeks ago||Time to shutter the Palace.||
Time to shutter the Palace. It was fun while it lasted.
|2 years 22 weeks ago||Put in a less trolling tone,||
Put in a less trolling tone, I've also wondered why immediately prior to some sporting events is the correct time to express a few minutes of patriotism. For example, why is the national anthem performed before a college basketball game or a professional football game, but never some other public event such as a movie, concert, musical, etc., at least that I am aware of?
I'm not saying we shouldn't occassionally take a few minutes to be grateful for what we have in this country and to thank those who have sacrificied for it, nor do I think we should do away with the national anthem at sporting events... but what exactly makes the beginning of a game the ideal time for patriotism?
|2 years 22 weeks ago||Given that the 19-yard extra||
Given that the 19-yard extra point is just a formality, this system is essentially what is already in place.
|2 years 22 weeks ago||Joe Buck is presumably||
Joe Buck is presumably thrilled now (just not expressing it)
|2 years 22 weeks ago||Utter a "fuck" and nobody||
Utter a "fuck" and nobody cares; show your middle finger and everybody flips the fuck out, double pun intended.
I think the ability to fly the two birds a la Marcus Hall is a positive character trait
|2 years 22 weeks ago||It's a nice shot, for sure,||
It's a nice shot, for sure, but I'd be wary of using the word "clutch" when describing anything that occurs in a March game between two .300 teams.
|2 years 23 weeks ago||To be fair, Indiana also lost||
To be fair, Indiana also lost Hulls and Watford. Not superstars, but still valuable veterans.
|2 years 24 weeks ago||But, maybe it is||
But, maybe it is Earth-shattering. Have you seen Armageddon?
|2 years 25 weeks ago||Blake McLimans||
|2 years 25 weeks ago||But how many NFL coaches care||
But how many NFL coaches care about cost-benefit analysis of fourth down strategy? Or even understand basic statistics?
I'm not sure that changing the values of touchdows by +/- 1 point will have much impact on fourth down strategy since that strategy is already overwhelmingly dictated by playing conservatively and following standard protocol rather than by any sort of EV calculations.
|2 years 25 weeks ago||I think Harris and Marble||
I think Harris and Marble will be challengers for POTY. I think a pretty equal case can be made for any of these three.
Harris has mostly single-handedly carried that heap of a team to a 2nd or 3rd place finish. Despite Izzo's annoying complaints about his team's injuries, they actually have had a lot of injuries and they've really had to lean on Harris.
And Marble has obviously been outstanding.
|2 years 28 weeks ago||Fire Beilein||
|2 years 30 weeks ago||*figuratively||
|2 years 30 weeks ago||Uh No shit||
|2 years 31 weeks ago||@MichiganManBo97TheTeam dont||
|2 years 32 weeks ago||Ew (comment directed toward||
(comment directed toward Olive Garden, not public masturbation)
|2 years 32 weeks ago||SOMEBODY TAKE LO$EWAND'S||
SOMEBODY TAKE LO$EWAND'S MICHIGAN MAN CARD FROM HIM RIGHT NOW
|2 years 32 weeks ago||Did Dave Brandon tag along||
Did Dave Brandon tag along too?
|2 years 35 weeks ago||Absolutely no superstitions,||
Absolutely no superstitions, but if I could affect sporting events occurring miles away, I would definitely use my godlike powers for my own profit.
|2 years 36 weeks ago||Bravo! Be honored- you have||
Be honored- you have received the elusive Anonymosity Upvote.
|2 years 37 weeks ago||Aww man, sweet avatar. I||
Aww man, sweet avatar.
I think you're cool cuz you have a hot chick avatar.
|2 years 37 weeks ago||We're MICHIGAN. Anything less||
We're MICHIGAN. Anything less than 14-0 is unacceptable!
|2 years 39 weeks ago||Hit the gym, boys; it's ab||
Hit the gym, boys; it's ab day.
(it's always ab day for this guy)
|2 years 40 weeks ago||My morbid curiosity got the||
My morbid curiosity got the best of me and I browsed this thread. Oops.
Yeah, Michigan fans!!
|2 years 42 weeks ago||OH MAN YOU SHOULD START A||
YOU SHOULD START A WEBSITE
|2 years 43 weeks ago||We must play like men on||
Damn right. I can't wait to lay out Calhoun.
|2 years 43 weeks ago||lol yah its sad. keep the||
lol yah its sad. keep the teachin in the schools bunch of nerd loosers!! their probly vergins to!!! keep strong man an dont litsten to these loosers talk about there readabality or what ever bullshit they r obssessed with!!!! wat stupid looser pholks!!!!
|2 years 46 weeks ago||Einhorn is Finkle. Finkle is||
Einhorn is Finkle. Finkle is Einhorn.
|2 years 46 weeks ago||UM 10, PSU 27||
UM 10, PSU 27
|2 years 46 weeks ago||What's going on with the gray||
What's going on with the gray thing on the white uniform's crotch? Armored codpiece?
|2 years 47 weeks ago||Big news||
Congratulations on your success through week 4 of fantasy football season!!!
|2 years 48 weeks ago||Would "Dummy" be short for||
Would "Dummy" be short for "Dumbtonio?"
That'll show those dirty $parties
|2 years 48 weeks ago||NO RELIGION||
|2 years 48 weeks ago||Upvote if you think my avatar||
Upvote if you think my avatar is hot
|2 years 48 weeks ago||Learn to read||
|2 years 48 weeks ago||latson3146, grand arbiter of||
latson3146, grand arbiter of what is and is not "Michigan"
|2 years 49 weeks ago||An athlete who transferred||
An athlete who transferred out of a program subsequently has negative things to say about that program's coach?! I'm SHOCKED!!
|2 years 49 weeks ago||Was Devin seen in Birmingham||
Was Devin seen in Birmingham driving Johnny Football's agent's Ferrari yet?
|2 years 49 weeks ago||Ud write ud, too, if you were||
Ud write ud, too, if you were too lazy to do anything about it.
|2 years 49 weeks ago||Big Ten in horrible. PAC-12||
Big Ten in horrible. PAC-12 is better, but definitely not SEC-good. The PAC-12 has, what, two very good teams and then a bunch of mediocrity?
My hypothesis is that every SEC team besides UK and UT would be in the mix for the B1G championship. Well, a few teams would be more than in the mix; they'd be stone cold locks to win it. But we'll never get to test that theory because the B1G collectively has a pathetic non-conference schedule.
|2 years 49 weeks ago||Didn't watch the game today,||
Didn't watch the game today, so I have one question-
Did they leave a thick, dark brown log at midfield?
Or was it more of a runny, tan splattered mess?
|2 years 50 weeks ago||I have it on good authority||
I have it on good authority that Goodell (more like Greenbaydelldouche, am I right?!) is in favor of contraction for the Lions. Expect the league to be reduced to 31 teams within the next four weeks, with Calvin being sent to the Packers. They're just working out the logistics for scheduling. Probably giving the Pack 12 bye weeks and a bye to the Super Bowl. Take it to the bank.
|2 years 51 weeks ago||PHORK YOU ARE TERRIFIED OF||
PHORK YOU ARE TERRIFIED OF MICHIGAN OTHERWISE NOTRE LAME WOULD OF JOINED THE BIG TEN YOUR CHICKEN DUMMY
|2 years 51 weeks ago||Exactly. Fans get butthurt||
Exactly. Fans get butthurt about losing and then project that onto the players, as if the players go back into the locker room and cry after losing by 50.
|2 years 51 weeks ago||Free points. If you can get 2||
Free points. If you can get 2 instead of 1 every time, why not do it? It's the other team's fault if they can't stop it.
|2 years 52 weeks ago||Doesn't matter how bad||
Doesn't matter how bad State's offense is if their D keeps scoring like this...
|2 years 52 weeks ago||You're crazy. Michigan still||
You're crazy. Michigan still isn't in the SEC.
|3 years 46 min ago||Losing to a D1-AA team is a||
Losing to a D1-AA team is a good start, but they'll need to pad their record with a few losses to the MAC before they'll qualify.
|3 years 2 weeks ago||Summary: Michigan is awesome||
Summary: Michigan is awesome at every position and will win the next five NCs.
|3 years 3 weeks ago||I believe "abstinence" is a||
I believe "abstinence" is a big one there, too
|3 years 5 weeks ago||Haloscan, McFarlin, and Naked||
Haloscan, McFarlin, and Naked Man
|3 years 12 weeks ago||Hair Club for Men||
Hair Club for Men
|3 years 17 weeks ago||I recite my posts to my||
I recite my posts to my secretary and she types them.
|3 years 20 weeks ago||Yet another member of the||
Yet another member of the media biased against Michigan. Disgusting.
I for one can't wait until Michigan shocks the world and this so-called writer. Nobody is giving them a chance, but I think they can do it.
Louisville by four.
|3 years 21 weeks ago||Good decision. Lions suck.||
Good decision. Lions suck.
|3 years 22 weeks ago||Five words: We must protect||
We must protect this house
|3 years 22 weeks ago||Mostly because of the abs.||
Mostly because of the abs.
|3 years 22 weeks ago||NO SPOILERS!||
|3 years 22 weeks ago||The Internet.||
|3 years 22 weeks ago||Politics, religion,||
Politics, religion, pornography, and/or excessive disrespect towards college athletes can [rightfully] earn one the banhammer...
But spam is A-OK
|3 years 26 weeks ago||Sports talk radio is almost||
|3 years 27 weeks ago||I think you got lost. Let me||
I think you got lost. Let me help: mlive.com
|3 years 29 weeks ago||I hope Mrs. Blockham has||
I hope Mrs. Blockham has divorce papers in her right hand.
|3 years 29 weeks ago||Adidas is planning to make a||
Adidas is planning to make a minor change, though- the jerseys will instead be white with white numbers and white letters.
|3 years 29 weeks ago||I'm assuming next time the||
I'm assuming next time the athletic department is going to kill several student athletes to teach them the dangers of being murdered.
|3 years 31 weeks ago||It all depends on whether an||
It all depends on whether an NBA job is above or below the Beilein Ceiling.
|3 years 32 weeks ago||The only thing that's strange||
I think you're missing a negative and a "her," unless you actually believe Teo's grandmother is alive, involved with gambling, and a man.
|3 years 32 weeks ago||Just an observation: The||
Just an observation:
The amount of attention being given to this whole situation, which has little to nothing to do with actual play on the field and ultimately boils down to nothing more than "did some guy lie about having a girlfriend that died?", is further confirmation of my opinion that most sports fans are really just soap opera fans. The only difference is that this soap opera is about a large man in tight pants rather than a stereotypical fictional handsome two-timing doctor.
See also: Tim Tebow, Tiger Woods, and pretty much anything discussed on ESPN's assortment of terrible programming.
|3 years 33 weeks ago||A future bust.||
A future bust.
|3 years 33 weeks ago||Or DB will say something||
Or DB will say something about needing to "step up the wow factor" and you will begin to see the team in even more unusual uniforms, alternate helmets, different color schemes, etc.
|3 years 34 weeks ago||Based on what I saw of them||
Based on what I saw of them this past season, Iowa has no need for a receivers coach, so this is a logical move. Maybe they can bring in a second running back coach- one for pounding the ball hopelessly into the battered line and one to coach catching the 15 or 20 well-covered slow-developing passes into the flat per game.
|3 years 35 weeks ago||I'm sure my fantasy team||
I'm sure my fantasy team would have been sweet, but I moved out of my parents' house years ago so I was ineligible.
|3 years 35 weeks ago||Yeah, the Big Ten stack would||
Yeah, the Big Ten stack would look quite different as Kent State, NIU, Cincinatti, and maybe a couple other teams would be in the first tier, while, at the very least, Indiana, Purdue, and Minnesota would be second-tier and Illinois would be quickly heading toward tier three.
I'm not sure people would be okay with conference games against Kent State or NIU. Jim Delaney sure wouldn't be.
|3 years 36 weeks ago||The winged helmet is iconic,||
I wouldn't count on that. All other uniform-related evidence indicates that we WILL see an "alternate" helmet at some point before DB retires, beyond just adding numbers or messing with the finish. My money is on one of these final two Notre Dame games or Michigan's next Rose Bowl appearance.
|3 years 37 weeks ago||If I wasn't a Michigan fan,||
If I wasn't a Michigan fan, I'd be willing to pay extra to my provider to NOT carry BTN and keep this conference's garbage football off my television.
|3 years 38 weeks ago||Not that I think Chryst has||
Not that I think Chryst has any reason to go back to Wisconsin, but I'll play:
Kevin Wilson. He picks up a couple 8-win seasons in the pathetic LITERS division and then bails on the MAC-with-its-own-cable-channel conference to go coach in a conference with some actual decent football teams, the ACC.
|3 years 39 weeks ago||Can't blame him||
He's taking initiative here- you have to do what you can to get out of that hopeless organization.
|3 years 39 weeks ago||STOP BELIEVING SPORTS BY||
STOP BELIEVING SPORTS BY BROOKS
EVERYTHING "REPORTED" BY THAT SITE IS FICTION
IT IS SLIGHTLY LESS RELIABLE AS A SOURCE THAN THE ONION
NOTICE NEWS SOURCES ARE ALSO SAYIN SBB IS THEIR SOURCE
|3 years 40 weeks ago||I think I played with a few||
I think I played with a few Jack Taylor clones in my work basketball league.
Unfortunately, they fell juuuust a couple dozen percent shy of that 48% shooting.
|3 years 40 weeks ago||All things considered...||
All things considered... although this is a big change for the B1G as a whole, this doesn't affect Michigan THAT much. We are still guaranteed to play 6 of the other 9 traditional B1G teams annually. We've replaced the others with an annual game against Nebraska, which might be an improvement. We'll still play one of the other traditional B1G teams or PSU almost annually.
The big overhaul is going to come when Central Florida or Rice or Portland State is added to get up to 16 in a couple more years. I'm assuming they're just waiting to inevitably reach 16 teams before bothering to rework the divisions. My other assumption is that when they do rework the divisions, the result will be even more nonsensical with respect to geography and tradition.
|3 years 40 weeks ago||The bad part of this is that||
The bad part of this is that now they need to come up with new hyphenated names for some of the individual awards to recognize the greats of Maryland and Rutgers football.
Maybe they'll make some of the names double-hyphenated.
|3 years 40 weeks ago||Q: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE||
Q: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A STUDENT AT THE UNIVERISTY OF MICHIGAN AND ANOTHER STUDENT AT THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY?
A: THE STUDENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, BESIDES BEING IN THE PROCESS OF RECEIVING A SUPERIOR EDUCATION ACCORDING TO VARIOUS SOURCES RESPONSIBLE FOR DEVISING RANKINGS FOR AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES, HAS NEVER HAD SEXUAL RELATIONS WITH A BLOOD RELATIVE. THIS PUNCHLINE, OF COURSE, IMPLIES THAT AN OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENT CHOSEN AT RANDOM HAS A HIGH LIKELIHOOD OF BEING INCESTUOUS.
|3 years 40 weeks ago||Michigan's outside shot at an||
Michigan's outside shot at an at-large bid just went up in smoke with the Stanford and Oklahoma wins. The only reasonable chance was for everyone in the PAC-12 besides Oregon to lose four or more games and the Big 12 besides KSU to lose three or more and drop behind Michigan in the rankings. Now the at large bids will be Notre Dame, Clemson, SEC #2, and Oregon/Stanford/Oklahoma/Texas/KSU.
Bid for New Year's Day game in to-be-named dumpy Florida city against random SEC powerhouse is locked in.
|3 years 41 weeks ago||We aren't. But that's mostly||
But that's mostly just because we're too busy talking about State.
|3 years 41 weeks ago||The stadium was mostly empty||
The stadium was mostly empty by the end of the fourth quarter for that game. I think it was a combination of the 17-point deficit and a sharp drop in temperature when the sun went down.
I'm glad I never left a game early, especially that one.
|3 years 41 weeks ago||No. Minnesota and Iowa are||
No. Minnesota and Iowa are garbage.
|3 years 41 weeks ago||#32||
And they changed his nameplate to read "WALK-ON"
|3 years 41 weeks ago||+1 for a good, descriptive||
+1 for a good, descriptive thread title.
|3 years 42 weeks ago||She plays great... ... but||
She plays great...
... but I'm about 95% sure we're going to find out this is another Javier Jones situation. Sad.
|3 years 42 weeks ago||NU 24, UM 17||
Northwestern 24, Michigan 17
|3 years 42 weeks ago||How about Bellomy at QB,||
How about Bellomy at QB, Gardner at WR, and Denard at RB???
TRIPLE QB OPTION!!!!!!!11
|3 years 42 weeks ago||Three reasons: 1. Big Ten is||
1. Big Ten is ass.
2. Michigan's two best wins are losses to Alabama and Notre Dame.
3. The only difference between the Big Ten and the MAC is the Big Ten has its own cable channel to show round-the-clock bad football.
|3 years 43 weeks ago||Minnesota 14, Michigan 9||
Minnesota wins 14-9
453 total yards
|3 years 44 weeks ago||Nebraska wins, 31-17||
rushing yards = 116
|3 years 44 weeks ago||I don't generally have the||
I don't generally have the opportunity to watch weeknight games (which I consider to be sort of a good thing...), but I don't recall ever seeing Desmond call a game. Is this a new thing?
|3 years 44 weeks ago||Based on this cornerback||
Based on this cornerback play, I just checked to see if Tony Gibson is coaching at WVU again. I was moderately surprised to discover he's not responsible for this.
|3 years 44 weeks ago||That fumble turned out to be||
That fumble turned out to be critical in holding Wisconsin under 50 points.
|3 years 45 weeks ago||Europeans can relate to||
Europeans can relate to napping, and what is there that induces daytime sleeping better than watching baseball? Nothing! So tell him attending a baseball game isn't just any old nap; it's a very special power nap with tens of thousands of your power napping best friends.
Also, if the Tigers play San Francisco, go to the games in SF instead. 1000x better than spending time in North America's version of Afghanistan.
|3 years 46 weeks ago||Braxton Miller has good||
Braxton Miller has good football speed, but it's nothing compared to Tate Forcier's legendary football speed.
|3 years 47 weeks ago||Purdue's regular season||
Purdue's regular season basically hinges on their game against Wisconsin, which is a home game for them. They have gimmes against Indiana and Illinois, and then, if they beat Wisconsin, they just need to pick up one win amongst the rest of their soft schedule (PSU, @Iowa, and @Minnesota are most winnable) to get to the magic 4-4 conference record. With that Wisconsin tiebreaker in hand, this will put them in the B1GCG as Wisconsin isn't winning more than 4 conference games- even after conceding Indiana and Illinois, they would need three wins from OSU, MSU, Minnesota, and @PSU.
So I'd say Purdue is the absolute safest bet of anyone to make the B1GCG at the moment. And none of the teams in the Ledge-Ends division appear to be much better than them.
|3 years 47 weeks ago||GUH POLL GUH GUH GUH.||
|3 years 49 weeks ago||The block Ms inside the||
The block Ms inside the numbers are a good start, but what those jerseys really need are block Ms inside the block Ms.
|4 years 1 week ago||Strange, the reason you||
Strange, the reason you dislike golf is exactly the same reason I like golf. I'll assume the inverse is true for demolition derbies or grit eating contests or whatever it is the peons beneath me consider entertainment these days.
|4 years 2 weeks ago||Sure, Denard is fast, but||
Sure, Denard is fast, but didn't we all come to the conclusion a few years back that Tate Forcier has better "football speed"? Maybe we should have Tate and Usain race in full pads within a football game?
We do know that Bolt would destroy Sam McGuffie in a race though- Sam just doesn't have that top-end speed.
|4 years 2 weeks ago||Toussaint should be allowed||
Toussaint should be allowed to play in the Alabama game... but only under the condition that his BAC during the game match what it was when he was pulled over.
|4 years 3 weeks ago||If Campbell has even half the||
If Campbell has even half the lateral movement that his left eye does in that picture, he'll be good to go.
|4 years 14 weeks ago||The bigger issue here is that||
The bigger issue here is that there are degenerates who will bet on Maldives-Turkemenistan soccer games.
|4 years 16 weeks ago||They need to invent some kind||
Overall, it seems like a reasonable idea, but I don't know how much of a difference it would make- the game is played by slower, smaller players at the high school level but my understanding is that head injuries are pretty common even at that level.
|4 years 17 weeks ago||Brian, exactly how many||
Brian, exactly how many bottles of pain meds did they give you after your surgery?
|4 years 17 weeks ago||This never would have||
This never would have happened if they had a strong leader in the clubhouse like a Brandon Inge.
The team will soon go to shambles. They need a leader. You know, a Brandon-Inge-type.
Without a clubhouse leader, a real team guy, like an Inge, I predict 35 wins this year.
Who on this team will provide the leadership, the grit, the hustle, the leadership, and the hustle you need to win? I don't see any Brandon Inges on the roster. 35 wins.
|4 years 17 weeks ago||IME the Desmond Howard patch,||
IME the Desmond Howard patch, and whatever patches they add in the future for other jersey numbers, looks dumb in the first place. Just retire the damn jersey number. Or put names and numbers around the stadium somewhere.
What if there end up being multiple superstars with the same number? Will we eventually see jerseys with three or four patches on them? (Granted, this would occur some distant time in the future when everything will be different anyhow)
To me, the conference logo is quite innocuous in comparison. They should also make sure to leave space for an Arby's logo in the future.
|4 years 18 weeks ago||Sure did! But nobody in my||
Sure did! But nobody in my family, including myself, has ever exhibited much interest in baseball, so the few games I saw there had no sentimental value to me. More importantly, I was still a pre-teen the last time I was there and I distinctly remember being frightened by the trough urinals. So there's that.
Thus, my cold-hearted and barely-informed opinion that Tiger Stadium was a dump.
EDIT: I'd like to add that I'm shocked that my original comment still has positive points. I thought my trolling was blatant, but maybe I should've added a trollface.jpg to really drive the point home?
|4 years 18 weeks ago||Yes, you can ask! (no FOIA||
Yes, you can ask! (no FOIA request necessary, either!)
Okay, I'm done being a smartass for a moment. I'm late 20's, going on 14. I dislike those new sterile stadiums as much as the next person, but regardless of how cookie-cutter and dull Comerica Park may be (never been there), that doesn't change the fact that Tiger Stadium was a dump. A dump with a lot of memories for a lot of people, but still a dump.
|4 years 18 weeks ago||Tiger Stadium was a dump and||
Tiger Stadium was a dump and its neighborhood looks like something out of Uzbekistan, but not the nicer parts of Uzbekistan of course.
Here's to progress!
|4 years 18 weeks ago||This guy's so good, he's||
This guy's so good, he's "taking a day off," and yet he still posts!
THE MICHIGAN DIFFERENCE
|4 years 19 weeks ago||Curses aren't real.||
Curses aren't real.
|4 years 19 weeks ago||The knee surgery is just a||
The knee surgery is just a cover for the truth: Brian forgot to take out the trash two weeks in a row so Mom disconnected the cable internet for a month.
|4 years 19 weeks ago||Sourcing SbB should be||
Sourcing SbB should be grounds for a ban. If you believe anything anything from him/them, then you've probably also wired money to a man in Nigeria so you can receive your multi-million dollar inheritance. Good luck on getting that inheritance, OP.
|4 years 19 weeks ago||You're right, don't use||
You're right, don't use Twitter to contact a recruit. That's tacky. Instead, find his address and pay him a visit! The Michigan Difference (TM)!
|4 years 19 weeks ago||I believe you are correct.||
I believe you are correct. If this wasn't the case, we'd often see a hacker hit a slice that kept curving until it came back towards him. I've never seen anyone boomerang a ball. No matter how much sidespin you put on the ball, it eventually stops curving.
|4 years 20 weeks ago||Based on his/their track||
Based on his/their track record, it's safe to conclude that if Sports By Brooks wrote the "Circle of Trust" existed, then that is incontrovertible evidence that said Circle of Trust never existed.
|4 years 20 weeks ago||POUND GOB LUE! POUND GOB||
POUND GOB LUE!
POUND GOB LUE!
POUND GOB LUE!
|4 years 20 weeks ago||Shouldn't the replacement for||
Shouldn't the replacement for his job be the pin cushion's [ex?]-fiance? It would be just.
|4 years 20 weeks ago||Petrino is of the ilk||
|4 years 20 weeks ago||Fire Crotch. I guess it will||
Fire Crotch. I guess it will be an all-ginger team.
|4 years 20 weeks ago||When did Michigan hire Danny||
When did Michigan hire Danny Devito??
|4 years 23 weeks ago||Those are no doubt the same||
Those are no doubt the same people who relentlessly mock nerds who show up to Comic Con in full costume.
|4 years 23 weeks ago||Lehigh lost. Now my bracket||
Lehigh lost. Now my bracket is FUCKED.
|4 years 23 weeks ago||If "no college basketball||
If "no college basketball teams from Ohio lost NCAA Tournament games this weekend" is the direct cause for "one of the worst weekends of [your] life," then you've either had one hell of an amazing life or you are nine years old.
|4 years 23 weeks ago||I'm sorry for your loss. Do||
I'm sorry for your loss. Do you have an address I can send a sympathy card and flowers to?
|4 years 23 weeks ago||296||
triple OT special
|4 years 23 weeks ago||POLL||
Dullest thing to hear other people talk about:
a) their dreams (sleepy-time dreams, not goals-and-aspirations dreams)
b) their children / grandchildren
c) their fantasy teams
d) their brackets
And of, course, the correct answer:
e) all of the above are equally likely to induce severe zoning out
|4 years 24 weeks ago||I think by "top 50" you mean||
I think by "top 50" you mean "top 150"
|4 years 24 weeks ago||Raw eggs?||
Taybor "Salmonella" Pepper
|4 years 24 weeks ago||I believe the message board||
I believe the message board you were looking for can be found at mlive.com
|4 years 24 weeks ago||Lose today: 7 seed Win today||
Lose today: 7 seed
|4 years 24 weeks ago||You should send Mr. Novak an||
You should send Mr. Novak an email and warn him that if the team advances too far in the B1G Tournament, he might be fatigued for the NCAA Tournament. You will be doing an enormous service for us all.
|4 years 25 weeks ago||Rumor has it that her team||
Rumor has it that her team lost to a team of 9th grade AAU all stars. Can you confirm?
|4 years 25 weeks ago||Go Buckeyes!||
|4 years 26 weeks ago||Will we only be able to vote||
Will we only be able to vote for people, or can we vote for inanimate objects that have been important to Michigan athletics? For example, I'm thinking Tommy Amaker's tutleneck, Rich Rodriguez's red arm band, Lloyd Carr's alleged transfer papers, and Marlin Jackson's bottle.
Thanks, I'll hang up and listen.
|4 years 26 weeks ago||There should be a Hall of||
There should be a Hall of Fame, and said Hall of Fame should be left permanently empty just to prove a point about what it means to be Michigan Men (TM).
|4 years 26 weeks ago||I accept your offer.||
I accept your offer. However, I do not possess a PS3 or an NCAA foot-ball video game. I will instead mail you my play selections and you will perform the simulation. Also, I shall manage Rhein Fire rather than Indiana Hoosiers.
|4 years 29 weeks ago||Well... you don't have to say||
Well... you don't have to say it every fucking game.
|4 years 29 weeks ago||I'm petitioning BRAIN to||
I'm petitioning BRAIN to change the name of the board to "MGoTalkAboutStateBoard"
|4 years 29 weeks ago||Amputee Superman???||
|4 years 30 weeks ago||Wait, did the Steelers trade||
Wait, did the Steelers trade him or is he a free agent?
|4 years 30 weeks ago||McGary dropped to||
McGary dropped to #20??
GRAYSHIRT HIS ASS