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|2 days 20 hours ago||I hate this kind of game: on||
I hate this kind of game: on the road after two straight demoralizing home losses, playing a bad but improving opponent where a win means nothing and a loss effectively ends the season.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||US soccer has done exactly||
US soccer has done exactly that for kids under 11.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Wasn't the Citrus the only||
Wasn't the Citrus the only game on broadcast?
Also, down almost 50% from the same matchup in the same bowl in 2008. Yikes.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Mea culpa, 8-4 is probably||
Mea culpa, 8-4 is probably what this team should have been. Still, we lost to both major rivals at home and demonstrated that we're still several years from competing for Big 10 titles.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||And OSU, obviously.||
And OSU, obviously.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||I think it's safe to say||
I think it's safe to say Michigan outperformed in the MSU game. Every game after that except Rutgers was close. This is a 7-5 squad that caught some breaks.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||You think getting wrecked by||
You think getting wrecked by a good UConn team wasn't revealing?
|13 weeks 3 days ago||It's Minnesota. Anything||
It's Minnesota. Anything they do has a small chance of working out.
|14 weeks 22 hours ago||Tony Dungy is 60 years old,||
Tony Dungy is 60 years old, hasn't coached for six years, has never coached college football, and has some non-football "opinions" that would make him unpopular on campus before he ever coached a down. He would be an incredibly stupid hire even if he were willing, which based on the post-Brewster events, he is not.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah, that should be Glen||
Yeah, that should be Glen Mason.
|14 weeks 5 days ago||That's backwards. The Vikings||
That's backwards. The Vikings are playing in the Gopher's stadium.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||I haven't, but these are||
I haven't, but these are basically t-shits and pants, which without pads or helmets as the picture indicates can't take that long to change out of.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||That's... not bad? Are||
That's... not bad? Are warm-up uniforms offensive?
|17 weeks 1 day ago||Also the miracle comeback||
Also the miracle comeback against Notre Dame in UTL 1, barely holding on against the worst OSU team in 20 years, and overcoming near zero offensive output in the Sugar Bowl. Not to mention uncompetitive road losses to Iowa and MSU. 2011 should have been an 8 win team with a mostly garbage Big 10 schedule.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Just a heads up about that||
Just a heads up about that Minnesota game: the $40 GA tickets on Stubhub are in the student section, which you'll need a Minnesota student ID to use. General public seating is starting at $60 plus fees.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||Tyrann Mathieu||
Seems to be doing pretty well.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Never||
|22 weeks 3 days ago||In increasing order of||
In increasing order of improbability based on his time in Minnesota: Liriano is still in the league, is pitching for a playoff contender, and is pitching well.
|23 weeks 1 day ago||Just last year they lost to||
Just last year they lost to Tim Beckman's Illinois, needed a 52-yard field goal to beat Purdue, and got pantsed by Missouri in the Citrus Bowl. Gopher-derp has a long and well-documented history.
|23 weeks 2 days ago||I just don't get the||
I just don't get the Minnesota hype. Pencil in losses to OSU and TCU. Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Nebraska are tossups at best. Colorado State on the road will be another tough non-conference game.
Assume they win half the tossups, beat CSU, and win/lose all the rest of the games as expected and the absolute ceiling is 8-4. Toss in some of the usual Gopher-derp and 6-6 seems like the most likely outcome.
With Wisconsin playing none of the Big 10 East powers, Minnesota isn't likely to finish within two games of West champion.
|24 weeks 1 day ago||Minnesota's Big 10 East draw||
Minnesota's Big 10 East draw is way too tough for them to win the division. Wisconsin wins easy, Nebraska second, even if both lose to the Gophers.
|24 weeks 1 day ago||Wisconsin has an absolute||
Wisconsin has an absolute dream Big 10 schedule. No Michigan, MSU, PSU, or OSU. Minnesota and Nebraska on the road will be their toughest games.
|24 weeks 3 days ago||That was the Big 10 opener.||
That was the Big 10 opener. The season was far from lost at that point.
|26 weeks 3 days ago||Minnesota has sold beer and||
Minnesota has sold beer and wine at TCF Bank stadium for the last two years. Alcohol-related incidents have actually dropped since the stadium was dry. However in pure Gopher fashion they managed to be perhaps the first organization in history to lose money selling $8 beers.
|34 weeks 19 hours ago||I'm in Madrid. I'm going to||
I'm in Madrid. I'm going to bed.
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Would you hire a coach with a||
Would you hire a coach with a heart condition?
|1 year 19 weeks ago||RR is going to be an||
RR is going to be an attractive candidate for another big job this off-season. Florida?
|1 year 19 weeks ago||"A true fan is someone who||
"A true fan is someone who wants the team to win. If we extend the definition any further, it's just alienating more people from a dwindling base."
This, so hard.
Your attendance at every game since 1955, your collection of signed helmets, your picture with Bo, and your second morgatage to pay for season tickets does not make you anything more than a fan. There are those who root for Michigan, and those who do not. The goal should be to maximize the former.
|1 year 39 weeks ago||The more details emerge, the||
The more details emerge, the more everyone involved looks like a dick, especially Nelson.
|1 year 40 weeks ago||Minnesota fans have never had||
Minnesota fans have never had a reason to attend a Big Ten basketball tournament, regardless of location.