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|3 days 7 hours ago||I'm not sure that's the||
I'm not sure that's the analogy you want to use after Borges was just quoted above as saying he didn't want to get into a game of chess.
|3 days 7 hours ago||The worst thing about Borges,||
The worst thing about Borges, especially with the tackle over stuff, was when his logic would be so transparent that there would be no question why he was doing something. It was only then that you could under no uncertain terms tell that his decision making did not go more than one level deep.
"What if we put our least effective linemen on one side of the field and run to the other so that they can't hurt the play?"
"What if we draw a big arrow on the field like John Madden, indicating exactly where the play is going?"
Even in tic tac toe, there is the concept of a counter move, but not in Al Borges' version.
|1 week 5 days ago||To piggyback on this, most||
To piggyback on this, most think the DL is better this year than last year and the OL certainly didn't play any worse than last year's scrimmage, faint praise that may be. Can/should this information lead one to conclude the OL is in fact incrementally better than last year?
|1 week 6 days ago||I would love to see this site||
I would love to see this site move to Drupal 7, as the interface has kind of run its course. Or, it would be really neat to see Brian leverage his stature in the blogging scene to start an open source sports blog project based on Reddit's open source codebase or something. I mention it in part because he once singled that out as a commenting system he likes. I imagine that a lot of coders that wouldn't necessarily donate their money would donate their time to making this the best sports site on the Internet if this site went open source.
On the other hand, this is already a great site, so rocking the boat is a gamble.
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|3 weeks 6 hours ago||A school with 85 Falcons is||
A school with 85 Falcons is less likely to recruit a Falcon than a school whose Falcon supplies are low.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Tom Brady played baseball and||
Tom Brady played baseball and was even drafted. Drew Henson played baseball.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||.||
|16 weeks 4 days ago||he's||
He's someone I will follow wherever he goes.
Then it's a good thing you didn't play cornerback at Notre Dame
|18 weeks 8 hours ago||I've seen this show||
I've seen this show before.
Cullen Christian : Tony Gibson :: Cory Mathews : Mr. Feeny
|18 weeks 3 days ago||Next year I expect explosions||
Next year I expect explosions and velociraptor attacks in your offseason "worst case scenario" prediction. The worst you could come up with this year with was clearly not pessimistic or imaginative enough.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||If there's one empirical||
If there's one empirical counterpoint to the conclusion here, it's the fact that Kentucky chucked a terrible 3 that by all rights they should have missed. Everything that Beilein could have wanted to happen happened, except for the 35 ft contested shot going in.
|22 weeks 2 days ago||Elite Eight. Woo!||
Elite Eight. Woo!
|24 weeks 3 hours ago||Now I want to see the||
Now I want to see the opposite of this.
|30 weeks 6 days ago||This is a very, very weak||
This is a very, very weak argument. Schools like Michigan (and its fans) that don't like oversigning would love to have unlimited scholarships because it would eliminate the oversigning quandary. Schools like Indiana State (and its fan) that can't afford unlimited scholarships love oversigning because it brings in transfers. It also allows them to take more flyers so they can find diamonds in the rough. One of the biggest oversigners a few years ago was Troy, which was a successful team at the time, by the way.
The person he's arguing against doesn't exist.
|34 weeks 3 days ago||Yep, they were||
Yep, they were
|41 weeks 5 hours ago||I 'm also wondering what||
I 'm also wondering what would happen if they had called offsetting penalties. I can't remember and can't check this right now, but I thought NW was offsides. I assume one untimed play?
|42 weeks 4 days ago||He wrote a lot, sure, but I||
He wrote a lot, sure, but I don't think he did enough to correlate any of these teams with Michigan. He didn't even say which of those teams we're most like, because if we're like none of them then there's no conclusion to be made. I actually think we're closer to that Ohio State team than he'd like to admit.
Also, I'm confused why it's a foregone conclusion to him that Texas should have been more successful without Kevin Effing Durant. So...Texas should have benched him that year? The Thunder should get rid of him now? Was I supposed to agree with that? Because I didn't.
And he didn't even look at why teams like Utah and Oklahoma were so much worse the next year (here's a clue: they didn't have future NBA players on their roster).
He's usually a good writer, but the Michigan part flat out didn't make sense to me.
|42 weeks 4 days ago||His survey of teams that lost||
His survey of teams that lost the previous year's POY is the definition of turning correlation into causation. I bet that most of those teams won precisely as many games as they were supposed to, as tends to happen (except of course Kentucky).
|42 weeks 4 days ago||"Early on, the refs will be||
|44 weeks 3 days ago||Interesting question. I'm||
Interesting question. I'm guessing the other team gets an identical advantage push when they receive the kickoff in the 2nd half. In that case it wouldn't matter. But, this is assuming your odds of scoring on the first possession of the game and the first possession of the second half are the same. Perhaps they're different.
|44 weeks 3 days ago||I think I can answer||
I think I can answer this.
Simply possessing the ball provides an immediate, slight advantage at kickoff.
|44 weeks 6 days ago||http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why||
|46 weeks 3 days ago||I have to assume last week||
I have to assume last week got the first -1 Winning is not fun.
|47 weeks 4 days ago||Arizona boards got their||
Arizona boards got their panties in a bunch because of one irresponsible tweet from their own moderator. This postmortem UMHoops article shows how off he was.
|47 weeks 5 days ago||Miller||
Well, what are Miller's prospects as a blocking TE?
And Funchess as a WR?
And while we're at it, lets position switch Will Campbell one last time from NFL guard to college guard, for old time's sake.
|49 weeks 3 days ago||Put another way: "I just||
Put another way: "I just realized I was using the Bad Play Playbook. This week I'm using the Good Play Playbook."
|49 weeks 4 days ago||52-9 because I'll actually be||
52-9 because I'll actually be watching this week
|51 weeks 5 days ago||27-23 good guys||
27-23 good guys
|1 year 3 days ago||34-9, good guys||
34-9, good guys