Big Brown Jug
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|11 weeks 2 days ago||Sling works fine, but it has||
Sling works fine, but it has some issues. It started out with a nice clean, simple interface for about 20 or so popular channels. However in the last year they've added a ton of crap channels, on-demand content, and other garbage that makes navigation just as bloated and frustrating as your standard cable menu.
I'd give the Playstation thing a try, supposedly their sports options are better.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||The players' post-hoc||
The players' post-hoc explanations for the boycott have been all over the map. That Pi Press interview is the first time I've heard the racial disparity component come up.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||RE: The Minnesota thing||
I do not for the life of me understand why a bunch of uninvolved football players thought they were entitled to a super special explanation of a sexual assualt investigation.
|15 weeks 4 days ago||Is Minnesota really a top 25||
Is Minnesota really a top 25 team? It's hard to argue with the record, but that Rutgers loss is less than a calendar year old.
|48 weeks 3 days ago||In my experience of nearly10||
In my experience of nearly 10 years in Minnesota Broomball leagues, the world's best Broomball players are basically the on-ice equivalent of the best softball players. He's ex-hockey, about 40 years old, 20 pounds overweight, always in perfect position, and can crush the everliving shit out of a tiny soccer ball with a stick. His name is Boom-Boom or similar.
|1 year 8 weeks ago||Sid Hartman is 96 years old||
Sid Hartman is 96 years old and has been trolling Minnesota sports literally since the 1950s. I wouldn't take anything he says seriously.
|1 year 11 weeks 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.
|1 year 13 weeks ago||US soccer has done exactly||
US soccer has done exactly that for kids under 11.
|1 year 16 weeks 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.
|1 year 21 weeks 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.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||And OSU, obviously.||
And OSU, obviously.
|1 year 21 weeks 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.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||You think getting wrecked by||
You think getting wrecked by a good UConn team wasn't revealing?
|1 year 24 weeks ago||It's Minnesota. Anything||
It's Minnesota. Anything they do has a small chance of working out.
|1 year 25 weeks 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.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Yeah, that should be Glen||
Yeah, that should be Glen Mason.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||That's backwards. The Vikings||
That's backwards. The Vikings are playing in the Gopher's stadium.
|1 year 26 weeks 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.
|1 year 26 weeks ago||That's... not bad? Are||
That's... not bad? Are warm-up uniforms offensive?
|1 year 28 weeks 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.
|1 year 30 weeks 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.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||Tyrann Mathieu||
Seems to be doing pretty well.
|1 year 33 weeks ago||Never||
|1 year 33 weeks 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.
|1 year 34 weeks 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.
|1 year 34 weeks 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.
|1 year 35 weeks 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.
|1 year 35 weeks 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.
|1 year 35 weeks ago||That was the Big 10 opener.||
That was the Big 10 opener. The season was far from lost at that point.
|1 year 37 weeks 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.