"Northwestern fans can be both heartened and disheartened by the loss to Minnesota just like how nineteenth-century resurrectionists were heartened when they pried a heart from a freshly-buried corpse and then disheartened it when they sold it to a disreputable anatomist."
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|3 min 29 sec ago||We were still passing the||
We were still passing the ball well into the 4th quarter. I mean, after a while, we couldn't help but score, but Lloyd didn't exactly hold it back. Having seen Lloyd hold it back many times, this wasn't one of those times.
|53 min 21 sec ago||Are you new to sports?||
Are you new to sports?
|1 hour 7 min ago||One-time bad calls versus||
One-time bad calls versus hating a kid for talking and producing... Not the same thing.
|1 hour 8 min ago||Little secret: Michigan sold||
Little secret: Michigan sold like 5 tickets to the BW3 Bowl last year. This is like that student boycott last week--it's not really an act of protest to just do something you already do.
|1 hour 9 min ago||Are you new to the internet?||
Are you new to the internet?
|1 hour 11 min ago||As far as I'm concerned, Mike||
As far as I'm concerned, Mike Hart can say anything he wants about Michigan State. Kid went 4-0, and these stat lines, man.
2004: 33 rushes, 224 yards, TD
2005: 36 rushes, 218 yards, TD
2006: 22 rushes, 122 yards
2007: 15 rushes, 110 yards
Now, should the "Little Brother" thing have lived beyond Mike Hart on the Michigan side of the ball? Probably not. Should Mark Dantonio have engaged back with a college student in the press about this stuff? Probably not. Does Brian freaking Hoyer have a word to say about it? Nope. Did we get too heady about this stuff? Yep, but who saw the unprecedented collapse of our program coming in 2007?
I just find it hilarious that ten years after the kid first played against MSU, Sparty fans are still bent out of shape about the guy. To which I say
|1 hour 23 min ago||I'm with Erik. I'm in for||
I'm with Erik. I'm in for both this week.
|4 hours 44 min ago||Went in 2003, 2005, 2007, and||
Went in 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2009. Think I'm good on East Lansing for a long time. The visitors' section at the top of the upper deck is just about the worst imagineable place to watch a football game.
That being said, I kind of like their tailgating arrangement where everything is just spread across campus. The last time, we ended up at a friend's parents' tailgate inside a university parking garage, and it was still a blast because their band went by, the entire thing was a party.
|4 hours 50 min ago||With Chad Henne, Mike Hart,||
With Chad Henne, Mike Hart, Jake Long, Mario Manningham, Jason Avant... I could go on.
This is not that team.
|5 hours 43 min ago||If this season unfolds the||
If this season unfolds the way it appears to unfold, with crushing losses to OSU and MSU and perhaps a loss or two in addition, I don't see how there can be any justification for bringing Hoke back. I just don't see it. The fact Dave Brandon is still around at this juncture is strange in itself, so who knows, but... I can't fathom a scenario where it isn't fundamentally clear there needs to be a change.
|20 hours 17 min ago||The first time I watched it,||
The first time I watched it, I'll admit I didn't see it.
Then I watched it again, and it's blatant. There's running routes, and there's blocking. Even if you're God's Team.
|20 hours 19 min ago||Totally OT, too, because of a||
Totally non-OT, too, because of a certain campus in Ann Arbor that housed the Dharma Initiative.
|20 hours 26 min ago||4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42||
4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42
|23 hours 16 min ago||Row Blue is actually a thing?||
Row Blue is actually a thing? That's awesome.
|1 day 9 hours ago||How do schools like||
How do schools like Northwestern manage to field 85 football scholarships with just about the most minimal slate of non-revenue sports? You don't have to field 50 varsity sports to have a successful athletic department. Title IX is a red herring here.
|1 day 9 hours ago||Who's attacking non-revenue||
Who's attacking non-revenue sports? They're great, but I think there needs to be moderation in how many programs Michigan operates if it means more aggressive tapping if donors and higher ticket prices for revenue sports. I'm also quite skeptical about the sustainability of the building boom for practice and game facilities for sports that will never be able to pay for them. But that doesn't constitute an "attack," but rather a pragmatic approach to paring curbing the growth of what is becoming a bloated Athletic Department.
|2 days 1 hour ago||Northwestern is trying so||
Northwestern is trying so hard to make this game a thing. The Little Engine That Could of the B1G.
|2 days 1 hour ago||Little secret: That's true of||
Little secret: That's true of most trophies. You think Minnesota or Wisconsin ever used the Battle Ax?
|2 days 1 hour ago||Once again, I managed to talk||
Once again, I managed to talk them into handing me the universe. Best part was when the woman noticed they weren't charging me for my Comcast modem, sort of laughed, and (I'm pretty sure) continued not to charge me for it.
I anticipate having to do this again in two months when they manage to change my bill again.
|2 days 1 hour ago||The Bobby Knight Amendment.||
The Bobby Knight Amendment.
|2 days 1 hour ago||...which they've been playing||
...which they've been playing for since 1950. At least it's not the Land Grant Trophy, which looks like something the Big 10 worked up in the back room of a local trophy shop after a trip to the MSU and PSU campus bookstores.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Wait, Indiana has another QB||
Wait, Indiana has another QB on the roster? I thought this kid was it.
|2 days 2 hours ago||And a competent AD who only||
Ding Ding Ding. Amazing what a great coach can do. And an AD who had actually served in athletics administration.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Hey, it's Jerry's||
Hey, it's Jerry's girlfriend!
Shit just blows my mind.
|2 days 3 hours ago||Sparty coming out of the half||
Sparty coming out of the half going full-on Same Old Sparty. Caught a huge break on no late hit there. Should have been targeting, too, kid was a good two yards OOB.
|2 days 3 hours ago||Whoa Nelly that effort to get||
Whoa Nelly that effort to get to the pylon.
|2 days 3 hours ago||So this is when Sparty either||
So this is when Sparty either does what Sparty does, or has their Holy Buckeye moment.
|2 days 4 hours ago||Exactly.||
|2 days 4 hours ago||The OP posted an article from||
The OP posted an article from 2012.
|2 days 4 hours ago||Call me crazy, but State's||
Call me crazy, but State's looking somewhat beatable if you've got a competent team.