Mount St. Mary's hired a private equity CEO to be their president. You'll never guess what happened next.
|13 hours 46 min ago||I think Reed's wife carried||
I think Reed's wife carried the full-size bag, it was funny because it looked almost as big as her.
|13 hours 50 min ago||Purdue being down there is||
Purdue being down there is nuts considering their front line is made of Ents.
|14 hours 50 min ago||Patrick Reed actually had his||
Patrick Reed actually had his wife on the bag for a few years until she got pregnant with their first kid. She was on the bag for his first Tour win.
|1 day 8 hours ago||The important thing is that||
The important thing is that crew is all on Pebble on Saturday. This is by design since the TV coverage is basically limited to Pebble, and this way they have all the celebs on the CBS broadcast on Saturday.
|1 day 8 hours ago||There are a fair number of||
There are a fair number of celebs in the field who are there to play specifically with a buddy on the Tour. Or the Tour guy committed to the event right after their buddy committed to the event. Jake Owen is with Speith for that reason, Josh Donaldson with Dufner, Toby Keith and Stricker, Bubba and Mark Wahlberg, obviously Gretzky plays with his son-in-law, etc.
Some of the others they'll assign with tie-ins. Jerry Kelly's a Wisconsin native and he's paired with Aaron Rodgers, for example. And Bill Murray used to be paired with various guys (and they checked with the pro beforehand because not all of them could deal with his antics) but he won the Pro-Am with DA Points (who's an Illinois guy) and Points won the pro title, and they've played together ever since.
So no, not random. I think some of them do get assigned somewhat randomly, but there's a decent chunk of the business guys that are there that get paired with a pro who their company sponsors, for instance.
|1 day 9 hours ago||I'd like to see Caris play a||
I'd like to see Caris play a couple of short stints tonight. Don't overextend him, just get him out there for a 3 minute stint in each half maybe to let him get a little full-speed action, and give someone a short rest. Don't want to overextend him obviously, but a small amount tonight, and then a more substantial bench role in the next game or two building up his minutes seems like a good way to go about it.
I mean, even that little bit of relief would probably be helpful to the team right now.
|2 days 12 hours ago||Or if the organizers are||
Or if the organizers are being dicks, they'll put Harbaugh in a group with Alex Smith.
|3 days 10 hours ago||Don't know if it'd be all 3,||
Don't know if it'd be all 3, but if season ended now Connor and Motte would almost have to be there, one leading the nation in points and the other leading in goals.
Also, LOL Motte being property of the Hawks from a 4th round pick, because of course the rich get richer
|1 week 11 hours ago||You'll have to submit that to||
You'll have to submit that to the Department of Redundancy Department
|1 week 11 hours ago||And let's not forget about||
And let's not forget about Ol' Skillet Hands.
|1 week 3 days ago||At this point I wouldn't read||
At this point I wouldn't read anything into anything. They all know people are watching every little detail and it's fun to mess with people when it requires like 2 seconds of your own effort to make a bunch of people freak out. I know I would have at that age.
|1 week 3 days ago||Glad to have him, but can't||
Glad to have him, but can't help but feel it's a missed opportunity for Wisconsin to not have offered a guy named Cheeseman.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||The plan was for them to||
The plan was for them to fight probably in September after taking a fight before that. More build-up time.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||He might have been getting||
He might have been getting the picture from non-communication though. The staff needs to be more blunt. Considering Harbaugh is usually pretty blunt with where guys stand on the team, it wouldn't be that much of a change to also be blunt with guys who you might not be able to take earlier than mid-January.
Be clearer before the dead period and this isn't a story at all.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||naw dude it's "The Victors" a||
naw dude it's "The Victors" a tribute song for favorite alums Victor Borge and Viktor Vaughn the Venomous Villain
|2 weeks 5 days ago||They may as well. They||
They may as well. They magically find grant money for athletes they want, and there's also the "anyone whose family makes less than Xbox has free tuition" thing that probably covers a fair number of players.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Wisconsin is 1.5 hours closer||
Wisconsin is 1.5 hours closer to him.
Source: my high school was in that conference and I've made the drives to both Madison and Ann Arbor from home.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Food Lab guy actually tested||
Food Lab guy actually tested that and found it didn't realy make a difference
|2 weeks 6 days ago||There was a Cottage Inn||
There was a Cottage Inn carryout on my walk home from bars and I'd sometimes call an order when I was getting ready to leave and it would be ready when I stopped by on my way home
|3 weeks 14 hours ago||"This is absolutely crazy,||
"This is absolutely crazy, especially when you consider the B1G made $157M."
The B1G made a hell of a lot more than that, they distributed 32 million a team in 2015, and expected to be 35-ish this year, so their rev numbers are probably pretty similar to the SEC.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Multiple outlets singled him||
Multiple outlets singled him out as a top performer so far so it's not just one or two guys with that opinion.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Looks like Tarzan, plays||
Looks like Tarzan, plays like, uh, someone who is on IR all the time.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||If he were visiting on a||
If he were visiting on a weekend with nothing going on (or worse, a Rutgers game) I'd be a lot more worried but they host Maryland this weekend, and who wouldn't take a free great seat to a top 25 matchup like that?
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Which is why he said 3-4 end.||
Which is why he said 3-4 end. Not all 3-tech DTs could plausibly be a 3-4 end, but Henry's big enough to handle that.
If he tests well at the combine (and I suspect he will) I think he'll go in the 2nd round, maybe even 1st. A guy with his combo of size and quickness can be used in just about any defensive system.
|4 weeks 13 hours ago||And I was looking forward to||
And I was looking forward to buying the name rights to MSU's basketball arena so they'd play in the Dickbutt Center
|4 weeks 1 day ago||When it comes to three point||
When it comes to three point shooting, it is Robinson & Co., which is what he meant I assume
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Not to mention being able to||
Not to mention being able to work at someone else's camp is a benefit to both the players at the camp and the coaches who work the camp - the coaches get to evaluate a bunch of players basically for free (because their school isn't spending the money to organize it) and the players get exposure to more schools all in one place to increase the likelihood someone offers them a scholarship without having to go to more camps.
If Michigan wants to invite other coaches, including FBS coaches, to its camp and some of those coaches want to do it, I don't see why it's any of the SEC's business. Harbaugh thought it beneficial to make the offer and to let others in, and Fitz thought it beneficial for him and his program to take Harbaugh up on the offer. Why does anyone else get a say in that?
|4 weeks 6 days ago||" WHAT'S THE FACT THAT I||
WHAT'S THE FACT THAT I WATCHED THE LAST EPISODE OF TRUE DETECTIVE FIRST BECAUSE HBO GO IS DESIGNED BY MORONS
Or you could have said "What's True Detective Season 2" - confusing and not particularly good
|5 weeks 12 hours ago||Butler pinned a couple quick||
Butler pinned a couple quick fouls on Haas which I think helped. Purdue turned it over a bunch in that one (Swanigan had 7 himself) and Butler didn't, so while Butler didn't actually shoot well and Dunham was mired in his horrendous slump, they built out a lead in the 2nd half and held on. The former NC State Hobbit actually had a really good game for them.
|5 weeks 14 hours ago||So you're saying Speedy||
So you're saying Speedy Eaglet wants to be Speedy Duckling instead?
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Whoever starts at QB will||
Whoever starts at QB will have a nice cushy intro, unlike Rudock. Our OOC schedule suuuuuucks. The first two were bottom 10 in S&P+. Colorado's the best of the bunch and they just barely avoided being in the triple digits in S&P+.
And while the first two conference opponents are solid teams they both come to Ann Arbor. The first road game is the only roadie of the bunch against a team that was not a really good team in 2015, and it's not an intimidating setting. And then a bye and home against Illinois. By that time, if kinks in the offense need to be worked out with the new QB, they ought to be largely fixed when we hit the three nasty road trips in the last 5 games.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||MSU has at least as many as||
MSU has at least as many as Wisconsin and they managed to pay the Nard Dog 900K+ to keep him from leaving for a different coordinator job, and they pay a lot more for Dantonio than Wisconsin is paying for Chryst. Barry's full of shit.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Didn't realize Ole Miss was||
Didn't realize Ole Miss was in the game
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Oh, Manningham was great at||
Oh, Manningham was great at Michigan, and Chesson certainly doesn't have his production yet, but if the late-season was the light going on, his measureables are more in the Braylon/Terrell type than Manningham type. He could be an absolute monster.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Given Chesson is 3 inches||
Given Chesson is 3 inches taller and also faster than Manningham, the 2.0 version appears to have significant upgrades. Which is pretty great.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||At least next year's schedule||
At least next year's schedule allows O'Korn or whoever wins the job some time to get his feet under him. First 5 are at home, and none of the first 3 are against teams likely to be even mediocre (best of the bunch finished #98 in S&P+ this year and we don't see that team - Colorado - until game 3). So he'll have 3 to get acclimated, then face some real defenses at home in PSU and Wisconsin.
But man, the second half of the schedule, with the three road games being @MSU, @Iowa, @OSU, whoever's starting better be good by then.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||A friend and I led tours when||
A friend and I led tours when at MLaw. We are not women, let alone attractive women. Tour guides were volunteers who were personable and could answer questions. Some women, some men.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Ah yes, Tupper. Reminds me of||
Ah yes, Tupper. Reminds me of this (the Butler Blue III/Tupper mascot summit):
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Seems like instead of||
Seems like instead of PROFILES IN HEROISM or the Hoke 2007 PROFILES IN CRONYISM the Cubit hire should get PROFILES IN NEPOTISM
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Rob Ryan's defenses have also||
Rob Ryan's defenses have also usually ranged from bad to outright terrible.
It's almost certainly Leavitt that Fishaw is referring to. His defenses at USF were generally good to excellent. A little worried about why he was fired from there though.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Norseman means man from the||
Norseman means man from the North, and they're Northern Kentucky
|8 weeks 3 days ago||I'm guessing they used to be||
I'm guessing they used to be the Norsemen and deleted the "men" part.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||You could have figured that||
You could have figured that out by him not being a captain as a 3rd year starter at QB.
|9 weeks 16 hours ago||There's a limited number of||
There's a limited number of slots available based on the 85 limit, and they were promised elsewhere from what I understand, as well as promises to certain targets, and they couldn't guarantee one for Reese as a result. Kid wants EE, other solid programs are willing to give him that, so he takes the sure thing. Can't blame him, most of us would do the same.
Given how he's handled the situation, he's a good add to whoever he chooses, at the very least you know you're getting someone with a good head on his shoulders. Good luck to him!
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Rodger's article on the||
Rodger's article on the Bahamas Bowl last year was pretty excellent:
|9 weeks 3 days ago||With that last name I really||
With that last name I really wish he was Sylvester McMonkey McDoom
|9 weeks 3 days ago||you jokers and your Butt||
you jokers and your Butt cracks. everyones a comedian
|9 weeks 3 days ago||It's not like we haven't||
It's not like we haven't benefitted recently from being the P5 to offer a guy at QB who basically everyone else wanted to play at a different position, and turns out the kid was right to want to take his shot at QB. Hard to blame a kid for chasing what he really wants in football, particularly when it's at a school that is 1) a great school and 2) a lot closer to home (presuming Cal will give him a shot at QB first).
|10 weeks 14 hours ago||To get a full explanation of||
To get a full explanation of that you'd need the coaches and others who were there to talk. For obvious reasons, that was probably going to be hard if not impossible.
|10 weeks 15 hours ago||He's being upgraded from the||
He's being upgraded from the pear tree to a nice tall Eastern White Pine
|10 weeks 15 hours ago||Fangio finally figured out||
Fangio finally figured out how to make Shea McClellin useful for something other than injuring Aaron Rodgers that one time, which is nice.
And yes he's not coming to college from the Bears job.
|10 weeks 16 hours ago||Just make the eagle blue & background the maize|
|10 weeks 16 hours ago||18 year old McGary was 2||
18 year old McGary was 2 years out from being on our roster (he turned 20 in the summer of 2012, before he got to Michigan), so yeah.
|10 weeks 16 hours ago||Rob Ryan's defenses also have||
Rob Ryan's defenses also have been largely terrible in the NFL, which is more of a disqualifying factor.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||He was HORRIBLE as the Bears||
He was HORRIBLE as the Bears DC. The D the last two years sent all sorts of the bad kind of franchise records.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Still think Ride of the||
Still think Ride of the Valkyries needs to play when Wagner enters the game.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||He's not leaving. The Bears||
He's not leaving. The Bears just cleaned house in the front office and coaching staff, that staff is getting minimum 3 years (unless someone leaves to take a better job, Gase could absolutely move on to HC in the near future), and he's probably getting paid pretty well since the Bears didn't go cheapo on the head coach this time around. Considering it's a new system and they don't have the right guys to run the defense they look surprisingly not completely incompetent at this point.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||We got new information later,||
We got new information later, via Bacon's book among other places.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Response to negative||
Response to negative recruiting of top WR recruits: "We just put a WR and a TE on the All-conference first team in our first year here"
|10 weeks 1 day ago||I'd let him decide, but yeah,||
I'd let him decide, but yeah, he's pretty much everything you'd want in a guy wearing the #1, willing blocker (also good at it), game-breaking speed, good guy, and his production the last month of the season once everything seemed to click probably warrants it.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Cole only played early and||
Cole only played early and then sat with an injury, so it's highly likely he'll be granted a med redshirt for this year.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||what, no haloscan?||
what, no haloscan?
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Indeed they were. This really||
Indeed they were.
This really should have been Butt and Henry and then everyone else.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||The truly funny part though||
The truly funny part though is that University of South Florida is north of University of Central Florida. Guessing that Florida Man assigned the names.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Part of it was "they played||
Part of it was "they played in the wind/rain so OSU didn't even pretend to have a passing threat" which allowed MSU to play the run even more aggressively. One of the only times OSU tried to take a shot, Miller was wide open for a TD and Barrett missed him by a mile.
MSU also had better linebackers than we did, with a very good defensive line.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||I did like seeing the coaches||
I did like seeing the coaches going for it on 4th down with it 35-13 even with Speight in and the defense showing some pride and stopping OSU from scoring on that drive OSU started goal to go after Bosa's pick. No quit by anyone, battle to the final whistle.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||I don't know if it's that||
I don't know if it's that surprising that Sabonis had pretty advanced skills considering his dad was one of the most skilled centers the NBA has ever had even though he came to the NBA with already-destroyed knees and other problems - great passer, shot 37% from 3 his first two years in the league, etc. You have that kind of skill around as the guy you're learning the game from and you're bound to develop your skills earlier, right?
|11 weeks 3 days ago||"When he isn't doing that||
"When he isn't doing that he's urging Penn State to spread the field and "run downhill" one week after Indiana had success doing anything but that."
If only he had seen the game against Indiana, perhaps from the broadcast booth...
|11 weeks 6 days ago||I want to invent a new||
I want to invent a new category for this throw. (DO+, 3, protection ½, Chesson route +)
How about DO∞
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Last time I had to be in Ohio||
Last time I had to be in Ohio for that weekend, on the night before we were out at a bar with one of those internet-connected jukeboxes and I played The Victors multiple times
|12 weeks 9 hours ago||So will Lewis be on PSU's top||
So will Lewis be on PSU's top receiver, a defensive strategy we can call the Godwin Law?
|12 weeks 10 hours ago||They're pretty cheap, but||
They're pretty cheap, but pretty decent quality for mass-produced denim
|12 weeks 12 hours ago||I have no idea why they||
I have no idea why they thought a Taco/Godin/Strobel/Ross at BUCK was a good idea for even a single snap. And when IU got Godin/Strobel on together they did a lot of tempo it looked to me to make sure they stayed on the field.
Chalk it up to lesson learned, I hope. OSU will step on their throats like that if they try to pull that kind of thing against them.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Nope. Iowa just played one on||
Nope. Iowa just played one on Saturday.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||And here I thought there was||
And here I thought there was only underaged drinking at Rick's Cafe
|12 weeks 6 days ago||I don't get the impression||
I don't get the impression that IU fans want him fired either. This would probably be the case in a typical offseason but ESPECIALLY in this offseason. There's no way they'd end up with an upgrade with so many better (read: every Power 5 job available, plus some of the others that could be stepping stones to a big job) options out there.
|12 weeks 6 days ago||Saban's time as an assistant||
Saban's time as an assistant with MSU overlapped with Rison's time there in part, and Bama did apparently offer.
|12 weeks 6 days ago||so in the words of a famous||
so in the words of a famous former IU coach CLOSER THAN THE EXPERTS THINK
|12 weeks 6 days ago||That looks like a British||
That looks like a British Open. The bumpy terrain, the brownish grass, and several of the rota courses are on the sea
|13 weeks 14 hours ago||It's the Bryan Bickell||
It's the Bryan Bickell contract except 3 years longer, and 250K more cap hit. That seems... unlikely to work long term. Hell, the Hawks already have basically dumped Bicks to the minors only a couple years into the deal.
|13 weeks 17 hours ago||Yep, not just for grilling||
Yep, not just for grilling either. For checking your thanksgiving turkey, for steaks or chops you cook slow in the oven and do the reverse sear to finish, for pretty much any meat cooking really, it allows you replicable, dead-on results every time.
Heck, if you do coffee in an aeropress or french press, you can check your water temp to make sure it's where you want it too.
|13 weeks 17 hours ago||Well, they're green, so I'd||
Well, they're green, so I'd go with
|13 weeks 3 days ago||The Pepp-O-Meter really||
The Pepp-O-Meter really should be called the Scoville Scale but perhaps that's too obscure for the average football viewer?
|13 weeks 6 days ago||The great hope is that we||
The great hope is that we have like 6 guys competing for the job. Someone out of O'Korn, Speight, Morris, Gentry, Malzone and Peters is going to win the job. With that many guys competing, and with all but Peters being here for at least a year absorbing the system, and with Peters planning to enroll early IIRC, the end result is probably at least going to be decent.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||Skyrim? Just as long as Drake||
Just as long as Drake doesn't take another arrow to the knee...
|14 weeks 15 hours ago||The funny thing is with as||
The funny thing is with as many bad football ones as they've done too, I thought the whites with the stripes on the leg and armband looked really sharp on Saturday.
They have a hilarious record with basketball though, between last year's Fanny Pack/Cummerbund shorts, the infamous Zubaz shorts with sleeves on the jersey, this road tread belt crap, all look awful.
|14 weeks 15 hours ago||Been there, done that.||
Been there, done that.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||1. Fieri Sunset 2.||
1. Fieri Sunset
3. Crying Jordan
4. Flaming Dumpster
|14 weeks 2 days ago||ESPN at least claimed that||
ESPN at least claimed that the sports people would still be doing their sports stuff on the ESPN site through their contracts' end, so I'm guessing Hinton, Lowe, etc may still be there, although I don't know when their respective contracts finish up so who knows.
Or they may just pay them to do nothing, because ESPN.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||Clay Travis wouldn't know||
Clay Travis wouldn't know interesting writing if it took the form of Whitlock and sat on him. Good for him for making money being yet another professional troll, but no one's ever going to him for good writing or anything legitimately interesting. The guy shares the "money is everything" philosophy with Rovell. You don't want to share ANY philosophy with Rovell.
I wouldn't be surprised if he wanted to get in to Grantland 3-4 years ago and they had no interest. But he used to be a lawyer and his wife was a cheerleader, in case you haven't heard.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||Yeah, I concur, the first one||
Yeah, I concur, the first one hitting him right in the chin with the helmet after Rudock throws a pass is targeting, but the one he got hurt on, I don't know how you could call that one targeting. The guy is lining up the tackle to hit Rudock in the midsection, and then Rudock starts sliding and drops down, I don't know how you can call that on someone. He's not going to be able to react that quickly. The result sucked for us, but it shouldn't be a targeting call.
From AFCA: Target—to take aim at an opponent for purposes of attacking with an apparent intent that goes beyond making a legal tackle or a legal block or playing the ball.
And in the hints for players, "Lower your target--don’t go for the head or neck area with anything" - that seems to be exactly what the tackler was doing on the second one, going for the body, not the head/neck, and then Rudock changed his level by initiating the slide. And was hit with the guy's chest, not shoulder/forearm/helmet/elbow. Rudock is also not considered a defenseless player on the second one, whereas on the first one he likely is.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||Given the replay officials||
Given the replay officials seem to be 50% less competent than the actual game officials, I'm pretty glad the officials aren't being overinclusive because the replay officials evidently can't be trusted to properly sort it out
|14 weeks 6 days ago||I'm sure based on tape and||
I'm sure based on tape and scouting, and his school plays in the small school division (lowest enrollments of the four classes) so there's probably some competition issues at play in the stats.
|15 weeks 13 hours ago||"MSU is an interesting||
"MSU is an interesting combination of very good players and very bad ones."
Ah yes, the ol' "Stars and Scrubs", often seen in fantasy baseball auction league rosters.
|15 weeks 17 hours ago||Now the comments are just as||
Now the comments are just as bad, but with Facebook accounts attached instead.
The Big Ten Blog comments were actually some of the better ones on the site, there did seem to be a group of people who regularly hung out there posting.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||If they finish the year well||
If they finish the year well they may just keep the staff intact and take the interim tag off of Claeys. Most of those guys have been together (under Kill) for 10, 15 years and followed him up the ladder. This might be a situation where promoting from within is a better idea than jumping into the coaching carousel particularly with as many jobs as are open this time around with the usual limited pool of attractive candidates.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||I think LJ Scott is going to||
I think LJ Scott is going to turn out to be a good running back, but it may not matter all that much if the defensive line returns everyone but RJS (there is the possibility someone could leave for the draft). State's offensive line certainly isn't going to be better next year losing Conklin and Allen.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||Oh, it was incompetence. And||
Oh, it was incompetence. And no surprise the replay guy was a moron, this is the same conference that employed a replay official that a few years back overturned a correct incomplete pass ruling and apparently thought that no feet down, one foot in the air hitting the pylon was sufficient for a touchdown.
Just our bad luck that the flagrant incompetence heavily slanted against our guys this time. Usually when refs blow that many calls they sort of even out, but the calls missed both went substantially against Michigan and some of them were enormous calls (wiping out the interception, the TD where there was holding that could have only been more obvious if he'd have actually ripped RJS's jersey, etc)
|15 weeks 2 days ago||Differences are 1) whoever||
Differences are 1) whoever wins the job next year will have spent at least a year learning the system, and 2) said winner will have won a competition between multiple guys. I have a lot more confidence that whoever wins the job next year will turn out to be pretty good than this year, where it was pretty much "help us Jake Rudock you're our only hope" and he didn't even have spring practice with the team to help in learning system, getting reps with his receivers, etc.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||Clemson is where it is pretty||
Clemson is where it is pretty much due to poll inertia. They were below all the teams in front of them in the preseason polling except LSU, who was 1 behind them and since they're in the SEC, they get a jump.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||He worked extremely hard at||
He worked extremely hard at it and just, ‘Please, will you run faster, AJ?’ That has seemed to help.
Now that's the kind of coaching that is: The Michigan Difference.
No, seriously, apparently it's a huge difference from the last guys.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Wait there's a hopcat in ann||
Wait there's a hopcat in ann arbor now? how many locations are they up to now? The locations seem to be sprouting up like weeds now (I did appreciate they opened one in Detroit in the long-shutttered Agave space)
|16 weeks 1 day ago||I think punting efficiency||
I think punting efficiency numbers include the team's success in downing tons of punts inside the 10. The component pieces aren't up yet but they are #1 overall.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||Yeah, the moment I saw that||
Yeah, the moment I saw that first replay sitting at the bar I said "Wow, great catch." If you don't overturn that one there would barely be any plays ever where you'd overturn it.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||Just reupholster some couches||
Just reupholster some couches with the apparel and Spartans will do the fires for you.
|16 weeks 3 days ago||Yeah, I remember a horrendous||
Yeah, I remember a horrendous replay review going our way 5+ years ago in this game (remember the TD where no feet were inbounds, one foot touched the pylon in the air, and they called it a catch and a TD?). It shouldn't be that hard to have replay officials who know what they're watching and know the rules. I mean, we had OSU's running back and a former MSU starting quarterback both chiming in on this one.
|17 weeks 17 hours ago||Bolden has the measureables||
Bolden has the measureables and athleticism. I wouldn't be THAT surprised. Draftniks love those guys.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||Better A. Chair than A. Couch||
Better A. Chair than A. Couch for MSU, that guy gets burned repeatedly
|17 weeks 1 day ago||We're not going to find out||
We're not going to find out before the game. And if they play and Michigan's DL obliterates them and MSU loses, then after the game we'll probably hear about how hurt they were.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||Batted 1.000 on the kickoff||
Batted 1.000 on the kickoff returns last week, I'll take that average.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||You must be too young to||
You must be too young to remember Madden when he was legitimately great.
|17 weeks 3 days ago||Obviously the refusal to call||
Obviously the refusal to call Michigan State a more important game is a sign of disrespect to Mike Dantoni
|17 weeks 3 days ago||Regarding FEI, it still has||
Regarding FEI, it still has some of the preseason projections as input, which is why you see weird stuff like Michigan having a better Game Efficiency (which is unadjusted for schedule) and clearly tougher Strength of Schedule than both Ohio State and Michigan State, but still being behind OSU and just barely in front of MSU. Those preseason projections are why FEI is more skeptical.
|18 weeks 18 hours ago||Wisconsin probably was||
Wisconsin probably was looking at highlights of their tournament run to the title game, said "goddammit it looks like our players are wearing fanny packs" and that was that.
|18 weeks 1 day ago||"This is the play that||
"This is the play that Ojemudia is hurt on, which is crazy: this is basically a non-contact injury."
Which is how you knew it was very bad.
|18 weeks 1 day ago||He obviously either was||
He obviously either was showing it around on his phone, or sent it to others. Otherwise, there's no way anyone even knows about it to result in charges.
|18 weeks 1 day ago||David is Adam! Adam is David!||
David is Adam! Adam is David!
|18 weeks 2 days ago||I was partial to The||
I was partial to The Toasters, Hepcat, and The Scofflaws.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||See also:||
Moe Ways getting more snaps because of his blocking.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||I don't blame him much for||
I don't blame him much for the roughing call. Needs to take a better angle to avoid blasting the punter, but I don't know how he didn't get a hand on that given where he was.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||The cap is 85 at all times.||
The cap is 85 at all times. Harbaugh can't stop someone from enrolling early, but they might not have a scholarship available to give for the winter/spring. Paying their own way, especially for out-of-state recruits, isn't a viable option oftentimes.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||I didn't mind it, and an||
I didn't mind it, and an onside that goes farther than a typical one is a good option there. You don't put them practically in field goal range already. And I think it was calculated that either MIchigan would recover, or it would goad Maryland into passing the ball instead of just kneeling on it (which they likely would have done if the kick had gone deep). But if Maryland throws the ball, with that turnover machine at QB, you have a shot at getting the ball in great field position that way too even if you don't recover the onside kick. And then you potentially get another shot on the punt to either try to block it or a Peppers return.
Didn't end up working out, but didn't hurt them either. Kind of thing you can do when your defense is eating the other team for lunch and you have a returner who you think can break one.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||Their defense has been very||
Their defense has been very good. The stats and the eye test agree on that one.
Their running back is decent but their offense is not good overall.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||OREGONDEFENSE has||
OREGONDEFENSE has cholera.
OREGONDEFENSE has died of cholera
|18 weeks 3 days ago||Blows, if it had to happen a||
Blows, if it had to happen a shame it didn't happen a game or two earlier to give him a shot at a med redshirt if he wanted it. Dude was playing great this year too.
Injuries: you get the death stare.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||If you were a Michigan fan||
If you were a Michigan fan pre-Rich Rod you absolutely can believe a team going into a shell and letting the other team back in it.
Hell, Tennessee has blown 3 double digit leads this year, something that wasn't uncommon 'round these parts when DeBord ran our offense as he does there. Remember that old crazy stat how we were more likely to win if we were down a TD entering the 4th rather than up a TD?
|18 weeks 6 days ago||I'm sure they're worried||
I'm sure they're worried about STAEE yutzes painting the cars, I mean town, all day
|18 weeks 6 days ago||For any "buy at the game"||
For any "buy at the game" there's also ones to wait or to watch for certain prices, i.e., keep going to the site and looking. So, they get extra clicks for whatever ad money they get on their site, and the feature drives traffic there to buy as well, so they get whatever commission they get from your purchase.
If anything, this feature is a way better piece of advertising for them than any actual advertising they can do on the site, and since the feature tells you when not to use said sponsor's services in some cases, it's not the pure "sponsored content" garbage that is infesting publications all over. Provides useful, truthful information and recommendations, but still directs traffic to the site in a way a banner ad, or even simple mentions in content, never could/would.
|19 weeks 12 hours ago||They were both actually||
They were both actually already good last year. More coaching, another year of training, and they're even better.
Too bad the younger brother isn't another Glasgow beef machine, instead he's a 6'1" 200 lb. guy currently listed as a safety on the roster. Wonder if he'll make the 3rd Glasgow walkon to end up contributing eventually.
Also, thank god Tressel lost his job when he did, because Graham was originally going to walk on at Ohio State and not Michigan. If he had gone there, Ryan may have followed.
|19 weeks 15 hours ago||The picture I've been getting||
The picture I've been getting from Maryland boards is we were going to have more fans there than they did this Saturday, so the night game atmosphere probably wouldn't have been a big deal
|19 weeks 18 hours ago||It certainly helps our||
It certainly helps our chances when you've got mom on the visit and really pushing the academics angle. Anytime we can see that I'll take it as a positive for our chances vs. the Bama/Auburn/LSUs of the world
(less so when we're up against Georgia or Florida)
|19 weeks 18 hours ago||Unless you're on one of the||
Unless you're on one of the weird cable companies that doesn't have the overflows (the dish companies both have them), it doesn't really make a difference. The overflows are HD also.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||No one had ever effectively||
No one had ever effectively sold off hosting a conference home game to a "neutral" site (that was really heavily tilted toward the scheduled road team) until Indiana did it.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Manballing with a||
Manballing with a not-incompetent offensive line.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||Well you're in luck||
|19 weeks 2 days ago||The edge of the probability||
The edge of the probability cone still comes very close to that area, so I wouldn't bank on that just yet. If the storm center gets that close, conditions will be horrendous.
I don't know how far in advance they want to make the decision on whether to move the game time. Obviously, if they can wait another couple of days the predictions will be a lot better. They'll probably want to plan such that people will have time to get home before anything hits if it's going to affect the area at all.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||I mean, if in the next month||
I mean, if in the next month they announce that a contract is signed to resume the Michigan/Notre Dame series, it might be the greatest 1st year of an athletic director since ever.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||LSU has a QB they barely||
LSU has a QB they barely allow to throw. He averages about 6.5 yards per attempt and has a grand total of just over 300 yards passing in 3 games. Thing is, few teams can stand up to that offensive line and their bevy of talented RBs (it's not just Fournette). And the QB can run too.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||That BYU highlight video is||
That BYU highlight video is hilarious. Well done to Mr. Edmonds.
|20 weeks 12 hours ago||So... you're saying we could||
So... you're saying we could have pass catchers named MAC HIPPENHAMMER and JIMMY JAGGERS in the same class?
|20 weeks 2 days ago||Very good to get him in for a||
Very good to get him in for a game day. And he didn't have a lot of those available, so him using one on us is probably a good sign.
|20 weeks 2 days ago||They should do it for Corso.||
They should do it for Corso. They'd probably throw a parade for him. There's lots of time to go to various great matchups, they've gone to D-III games before even, make it a Lee Corso Day, and if IU is 4-0, all the better.
|20 weeks 3 days ago||The redshirt is certainly||
The redshirt is certainly better for both Shane and the program overall. Guarantees the winner of next year's QB competition has no fewer than 2 years of eligibility left. Increases Shane's options via grad transfer should he not win the job.
|20 weeks 6 days ago||With apologies to MF DOOM,||
With apologies to MF DOOM, I'm already thinking it's Victor Viramontes: Venomous Villain
|20 weeks 6 days ago||I assume he's being recruited||
I assume he's being recruited for the Buck spot, which is one of the higher profile spots in Durkin's defense when it's fully implemented.
|20 weeks 6 days ago||This was the obvious result||
This was the obvious result the moment we yanked his offer. Two presumed leaders, one drops out, gee wonder where he'll go.
I know Bridges has talked about going to the same place but there's probably a reason most of the commentators think he's going to Kentucky.
|20 weeks 6 days ago||What is often called "torn||
What is often called "torn biceps" that requires surgery is a torn bicep tendon; a torn calf is a muscle issue rather than a tendon issue typically - pretty sure the tendon most likely to be involved with the calf is the Achilles which of course gets referred to as its own injury.
|20 weeks 6 days ago||That'd be one hell of a calf||
That'd be one hell of a calf strain/tear to require surgery. I don't think they'd have waited this long if it were that severe to have the surgery. This might be something else.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||Much more worrisome is if||
Much more worrisome is if skycam destroys a player. It tried to kill Marvin McNutt a few years back, camera almost hit him and then it tried to choke him out with the wire.
|21 weeks 5 days ago||It's a great move. Shane||
It's a great move. Shane plays if he they need him to play. But if they don't need him, he only gains by getting a redshirt. Two more years instead of one, better opportunity for a grad transfer if he doesn't win the job for next year, there's zero downside for him. He will play if there's a situation where Rudock is out and he gets legit time, but not wasting eligibility on garbage time. Hail Harbaugh.
|21 weeks 6 days ago||They should run the Air Raid||
They should run the Air Raid or the old Mouse Davis offense because really I just want to be able to call their offense the Run And Deschutes
|21 weeks 6 days ago||As long as Peko doesn't||
As long as Peko doesn't return a not-fumble for a touchdown.
|22 weeks 14 hours ago||Those don't get announced, or||
Those don't get announced, or at least I wouldn't expect them to unless they stuck. Sorta like Lloyd throwing transfer papers at players.
It seems almost guaranteed that there's a legal issue we'll be hearing about soon.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||Bacari is already headed to||
Bacari is already headed to visit Lucas, per Twitter reports.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||Rivals also lists Illinois||
Rivals also lists Illinois and Purdue offers. And a Memphis offer is actually a good one, they pull several top 100s a year.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||Robinson wasn't lower level.||
Robinson wasn't lower level. Beilein offered and got a commit from him before his rankings blew up - guy was in the top 25 vicinity by the time the process was over.
|22 weeks 2 days ago||One of the biggest problems||
One of the biggest problems with Brandon approaching the whole thing like he would a business is a college AD requiring a different way of thinking about the enterprise. College football in particular rides on tradition and nostalgia and such. Without those sorts of things unrelated to the game on the field, and the fan's connection to the team, you are left with minor league football. You don't sell 100,000 tickets to minor league football. In such an enterprise where tradition and nostalgia matter so much, "if it ain't broke don't fix it" is the right mindset. Tickets were sold out, there was a substantial waiting list, etc. There were things that could be done on the margins but the basics of it were humming along very well.
In the business world though, the general thinking is you need to continue to improve things, to innovate, to grow. "If it ain't broke, break it" is a mindset for that kind of enterprise. So we got an AD who did all sorts of things that aggravated the paying customers likely in the name of innovation and the like. But we don't WANT innovation in the athletic department, or a so-called "wow" experience. Our "wow" experience is walking into Michigan Stadium and seeing 110,000 people in the stands, the band playing, and the connection with past favorite teams and (for many) our college or grad school years. And obviously, we want the onfield product to be good. Brandon took shots at the tradition and nostalgia that brings people back, so when the team's results were ugly, people had much less reason to go, and attendance collapsed.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Also, I love this: Tanner||
Also, I love this: Tanner Mangum is a freshman who was the Elite 11 co MVP... with Jameis Winston.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||The BYU winning pass is more||
The BYU winning pass is more properly a Hail Joseph
|22 weeks 6 days ago||Attacked the Game With||
Attacked the Game With Enthusiasm Unknown to Mankind award
|22 weeks 6 days ago||Rudock/Ruddock||
Probably due to former heavyweight champ Razor Ruddock?
|23 weeks 3 days ago||When Beilein got it then it||
When Beilein got it then it was a sleeper award but it's blowing up now.
|23 weeks 6 days ago||Norfleet didn't transfer,||
Norfleet didn't transfer, Wheatley Bunting and Furbush ate him.
|24 weeks 11 hours ago||At least he didn't skywrite||
At least he didn't skywrite it
|24 weeks 2 days ago||Coachspeak. Everyone's||
Coachspeak. Everyone's competing, everything's up for grabs, everyone's doing great, etc.
|24 weeks 2 days ago||Hopefully on Sunday, that way||
Hopefully on Sunday, that way they forfeit.
|24 weeks 6 days ago||Well yeah, just look at the||
Well yeah, just look at the unis from the era, sure wasn't maize
|25 weeks 1 day ago||Poor damn Toussaint||
Poor damn Toussaint Charbonneau
|25 weeks 2 days ago||DS; DR||
|25 weeks 3 days ago||I hope it was called "Rudie||
I hope it was called "Rudie Was Offsides"
|26 weeks 1 day ago||It's pretty unlikely, but a||
It's pretty unlikely, but a friend of mine had it happen to him playing soccer, so... weird things happen sometimes.
|26 weeks 1 day ago||Next time try a password||
Next time try a password other than "12345"
Do something really secure, like "password" or "admin"
|26 weeks 2 days ago||At least where I am at,||
At least where I am at, DirecTV's customer service is outstanding. Looking into bundling with AT&T's internet, which we already have, and as I was just robbed I need a new cell phone and neither my wife or I are on a contract so I might also look into bundling with wireless, although that's dicey.
When I moved into this place, Comcast didn't have HD wired up and AT&T Uverse wasn't available yet either, DirecTV was the only realistic option, but I've liked them. They are indeed pricey, although if you call and complain you can often get reductions and free stuff.
If you have to have Comcast for internet though I suspect your best deal is going to be with Comcast's cable service.
|26 weeks 2 days ago||"Perry is a couple inches||
"Perry is a couple inches taller than Dileo; otherwise this looks like a pretty tight fit, even down to the fact that I might complain he is underutilized what with all the tight ends."
And also even down to the fact that he's wearing the same number
|26 weeks 6 days ago||If there’s 11 guys on that||
If there’s 11 guys on that defense then you can count on that defense being a fantastic defense.
As we learned last year, it is fairly important to have 11 guys on the field ARRRRGGGGGHHHHH
|27 weeks 6 days ago||looks like a good candidate||
looks like a good candidate for the next edition of Crap Taxidermy
|28 weeks 12 hours ago||All the circular multiuse||
All the circular multiuse stadiums from the 70s or so were terrible. Veterans, Three Rivers, Riverfront, et al., they were all lousy.
|28 weeks 1 day ago||Well, you're hitting my||
Well, you're hitting my favorite of the brewpubs as far as atmosphere if you're going to Dark Horse. Since you're already going to Marshall you may as well swing through Kzoo to Bell's - they sometimes have stuff at their "General Store" next to the pub that they either don't sell elsewhere or only sell in Michigan. A couple blocks from Bell's is a beer bar called Kalamazoo Beer Exchange, which is unique with their dynamic pricing. Every 15 minutes the prices change based on who's buying what. A few times they have a market crash where for 15 minutes everything is its lowest possible price. Quite a few of their taps are locals typically. At the very least it's an amusing concept, and a place to try some other Michigan beers.
In GR, Vivant and Founders are the heavy hitters. I liked Hideout, it's definitely in an odd spot. Hopcat is an excellent beer bar with good food.
Since you're driving up from NW Indiana (as you're going by Munster) Greenbush is less than a mile off the highway well before you'd turn off to go up to GR. If I remember correctly The Livery is also before that too, farther off the highway, but good beers.
I know much less about newer ones as it's been a while since I rolled around the state visiting places (live in Chicago).
|28 weeks 2 days ago||Dat hair! Been great reports||
Been great reports on him in the summer circuit so expect his rankings to go up considerably as the services update.
|28 weeks 6 days ago||Given their defense's||
Given their defense's performance in some big games in recent years it's pretty appropriate that Nebraska's unis look like a truck ran over them.
|29 weeks 1 day ago||Over 10 years ago I paid $600||
Over 10 years ago I paid $600 a month ($1200 total, a 2 BR shared with a friend) that was furnished, a few blocks away from the old Blimpy Burger. But that was over 10 years ago, and these new digs are much nicer.
|29 weeks 1 day ago||I'm sure the notiion of "it||
I'm sure the notiion of "it must be the cell service" came from some high-priced consultant who got paid a pile of money to come up with ideas to increase attendance.
My summary of that article was "WSJ shocked to find out that most important thing to college football fans who attend games is the college football game they are attending"
|30 weeks 3 days ago||I think if you see what Tyus||
I think if you see what Tyus himself was saying, and then what happened, there's a pretty strong inference that Tyus wanted to go to Michigan and his parents basically made him go to Syracuse. Now why that is, we won't know unless someone spills the beans at some point, but Syracuse hasn't exactly been on the up-and-up (see, e.g., their current sanctions) so wondering what exactly transpired there isn't unreasonable.
And I get the feeling that whatever was going on, Tyus had nothing to do with it himself. I think if it were solely up to him, he never even would have decommitted.
|31 weeks 1 day ago||That's only a problem if you||
That's only a problem if you eat flour tortillas. If you only eat tacos, or buy them for home use, you just get the corn ones, which don't have that problem and are healthier in pretty much all respects than flour as well as much tastier. No one's making tortilla chips out of flour tortillas for good reason.
|31 weeks 1 day ago||Man, it must suck to have||
Man, it must suck to have your tortilla options be Mission or Azteca. El Milagro, Atotonilco, Nuevo Leon, we have an embarassment of tortilla riches in Chicago.
|31 weeks 3 days ago||Tons of schools have Nike,||
Tons of schools have Nike, but Michigan will be only the 5th in basketball to be Jordan Brand - others are UNC (obviously), Georgetown, Marquette, and bane of recruiting this most recent cycle, Cal.
|32 weeks 16 hours ago||The Kings GM (well, VP of||
The Kings GM (well, VP of basketball ops, they currently don't have a GM) is Vlade Divac, who is not Joe Dumars, but might as well be.
|32 weeks 3 days ago||Hell, FIGJAM's money games in||
Hell, FIGJAM's money games in practice rounds still go on and aren't exactly a secret. One reason he and Keegan Bradley wanted to play Ryder Cup together (and did) was they regularly played together in those practice rounds.
And in the old days of the tour hustling on the side with money games was really common, since they didn't exactly make massive amounts of money the way the top guys do now.
|32 weeks 3 days ago||My main problem with Adidas||
My main problem with Adidas was the piss-poor quality of some of the unis they provided. Unless the "tearaway basketball jersey" was intentional.
|33 weeks 5 days ago||Rough course too||
There's hardly any flat spots on the course (I played a few years back), the dizziness is bad enough for a sport where balance is fairly important, but walking that course cannot be helping.
Also, it's a fun course even for not good golfers like myself. Unfortunately they've raised the the price quite a bit from when I took my dad out there and to Bandon.
|33 weeks 5 days ago||It's illegal||
It's a violation of copyright. Source: I am an IP attorney.
Rationalize it however you want, it's still pretty much the same as stealing physical property. If you like it, pay the 1 dollar and own it.
|34 weeks 2 days ago||He was the owner and he||
He was the owner and he didn't give a shit what any of us thought or did. This is an owner that actually said that Stanley Cups were too expensive. Literally the only things we could do is stop showing up and hope eventually he'd start actually losing enough money to give a shit, and pray for his death. Wirtz died just before the '07-'08 season. Attendance increased by 4000 a game that season, and then up to averaging a sellout the following year.
You Lions fans have had it GREAT with the Fords compared to the Hawks under Bill Wirtz. Imagine that now that the Lions make the playoffs and the best players are expensive, the owner mandates that they trade or let go of Megatron, Stafford, and anyone else expensive, including trading a fan-favorite star who grew up in the Detroit area to the Bears or Packers. Because that's what Wirtz did in the 90s. Out went a 25 year old Roenick, out went an in-his-prime Belfour, and then out went Chelios, the fan favorite, born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, to the Red Wings. That's when attendance started to drop from consistent sellouts/near-sellouts they'd had the previous 15-ish years.
|34 weeks 2 days ago||Name reminds me of MF DOOM's||
Name reminds me of MF DOOM's alter ego Victor Vaughn. So this dude is ready made to be referred to as Victor Viramontes: Venomous Villain
|35 weeks 6 days ago||Maybe their staff has a bunch||
Maybe their staff has a bunch of Bears fans on it.
|36 weeks 14 hours ago||At that height and size with||
At that height and size with sprinter speed, he's not going to be a 3 star for long, that's for sure
|36 weeks 1 day ago||Free trips. Uh, why not go?||
Free trips. Uh, why not go? Pretty sure I'd take free trips right now, let alone when I was in high school.
|36 weeks 2 days ago||Literally a big get||
Quick feet at that size is a great sign, when he's in college S/C shape that's a great kit for a beast
|37 weeks 10 hours ago||Bail money.||
|37 weeks 13 hours ago||Louisville's pitcher who is a||
Louisville's pitcher who is a first rounder might not be a first rounder anymore. Most recent Keith Law mock doesn't have him in the first round, and his mock is based off what he hears from industry people and scouts, not his own opinion. Funkhouser (great name, insert your Curb gifs now) has had a severe velo drop (like 5 or 6mph off his fastball) of late and having other command problems.
Unfortunately for us, they'll probably start him against Morehead, which means if we win, we get the guy that Baumann called the best pitcher in the regional.
|37 weeks 1 day ago||I almost wonder if the||
I almost wonder if the coaches had bitched at him about going deep with those lower percentage throws that he was missing, so then when there was a higher percentage one with the guy wide open on the safety biting on play action, he hesitated and checked down.