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|10 hours 48 min ago||I'll give him credit for not making too many||
I'll give him credit for not making too many excuses for failing as a college football coach, but his bitterness towards a school that have him millions of unearned dollars kinda balances that out. He's still an ass.
|2 days 17 hours ago||Peppers should be a top 15||
Peppers should be a top 15 pick based on his elite athleticism and football IQ alone. He'll be a pro bowler at some position in the NFL.
|4 days 9 hours ago||Yup. By his own argument, it's Phelps that gains a||
Yup. By his own argument, it's Phelps that gains a huge advantage by competing in a sport that few top athletes compete in, even in America. Loads of to athletes still compete in track and field.
Totally antidotal, but none of the top athletes from my school swam competitively, whereas many of them ran track. That might be atypical, but I suspect it's fairly close to the norm.
|1 week 22 hours ago||This may not be their||
This may not be their intention, but the Rio police are certainly going to make any victims of crime think twice before reporting them for the remaining couple days of these games. "Oh, you got robbed? Just hand us your passport please and we'll let you return to your home in a couple of weeks....assuming your account of events checks out."
I think Lochte's account is at least partially fabricated, but the Rio authorities are turning this into a bigger, and nastier, story than it needs to be.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Not a fan of the stuff with||
Not a fan of the stuff with the logos so prominent, but I guess they're catering to the Nike fanboys.
Hopefully they reserve the jumpman to basketball apparel only in a few years. Just looks odd on most of the shirts.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||The crowd was pretty good.||
The crowd was pretty good. They could've gotten the crowd into the game a bit more at the beginning with better intros, but after a couple scoring opportunities, the crowd was fairly loud...considering this was just an exposition with most star players sitting out.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||That's a really impressive||
That's a really impressive highlight tape for a sophomore. One of his coach's talks about him as a point guard, which doesn't seen that far fetched. Game looks way more well rounded than Duncan's, and he looks at least as athletic as our latest commit (name slips my mind). One to watch, for sure.
|5 weeks 12 hours ago||I don't have a strong opinion on the NC law, but||
I don't have a strong opinion on the NC law, but comparing it to the Jim Crow laws is laughable.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I'm not quite as down on them||
I'm not quite as down on them as you are, but I think the jumpman looks weird on Michigan's apparel, and the rest of it looks like the same stuff I've seen in the M-Den for the past zillion years, but with a swoosh.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||We should give them Nebraska back, give RU and||
We should give them Nebraska back, give RU and Maryland a nice severance, and tell PSU to GTFO. Expansion was a massive mistake.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Ash seems like a decent||
Ash seems like a decent recruiter - he's actually landing a few of the top NJ recruits, unlike previous coaches. I'm glad Rutgers fans are getting excited about their football program, but they have such a long way to go before they have a true powerhouse football program, and many headwinds to get there. Pure fantasy.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||I'll endorse Marco Polo too.||
I'll endorse Marco Polo too. Same style of show as Game of Thrones - lots of blood, sex and violence, with a kung fu element added as well.
|7 weeks 19 hours ago||Maybe they're changing the||
Maybe they're changing the MSU or OSU game to a home game in even years starting in 2018? If not, then yeah, terrible.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||I would argue that the||
I would argue that the Pistons have won 3 titles in the last 30 years without a true superstar. However, they are kinda the exception to the rule, and I don't see them becoming anything more than a good to very good team in the next few years.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||He didn't give lions fans the middle finger, he||
He didn't give lions fans the middle finger, he gave it to the lions franchise. Which is completely understandable to lions fans.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||I thought a lot of the "stab in the back" mindset||
I thought a lot of the "stab in the back" mindset was based on munitions workers strikes and antiwar revolutionaries, and not just the armistice.
If the German army collapses in 1919 and the allies march on Berlin, I'm not sure if that mythology goes away. The Hitler's of the world would still blame it on the jews and commies, undoubtedly.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||The allies could've carved Germany up if they||
The allies could've carved Germany up if they wanted to. They had armies on the east bank of the Rhine as conditions of the armistice - Germany was defenseless. They chose not to.
Again, completely defeating the French in 1871, and handing them a treaty on par with Versailles, did not soften French attitudes a bit. I'm not sure why the Germans would be different.
If your position is that Versailles was to soft, then that's another matter.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||The Germans also likely would not have shot their||
The Germans also likely would not have shot their wad in the spring offensive (1918) if they didn't have to contend with an endless supply of American soldiers.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||I dunno. The French were suffering mass mutinies||
I dunno. The French were suffering mass mutinies after the Neville offensive in 1917 and order was only brought when Petain promised no major offensives until the Americans arrived. Could the British have won the war by themselves?
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Machine gunner.. wow. Must've been tough living||
Machine gunner.. wow. Must've been tough living with those memories.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||The French being completely defeated in the Franco||
The French being completely defeated in the Franco Prussian war did nothing keep them from aching for revenge for the next forty-five years.
Carrying the war to Berlin would have done nothing except wasting more lives. The Allies essentially took everything they wanted from Germany at Versailles. Sure, the next 20 years might have unfolded differently, but it would have been just as unstable. Maybe the communists would've taken over Germany, then the west would have to contend with Stalin controlling most of Europe. Who knows?
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Wood, Jones and Bedoya would||
Wood, Jones and Bedoya would have helped. May have even gotten a couple shots on goal, but Argentina is so much more skilled and talented than the US, I'm not sure the final score would've been any different.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Cameron (shakes head)||
Cameron (shakes head).
Edit: My apologies to Cameron. Not him.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Dempsey can continue watching||
Dempsey can continue watching the game on the sidelines...
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Take the fucking shot.||
Take the fucking shot.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||In fairness the the Ghana||
In fairness the the Ghana players, iirc, they were not getting paid what their confederation promised.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||True, but Argentina is head||
True, but Argentina is head and shoulders better than every other side in this tournament. They should beat Columbia, and especially Peru, by a couple goals as well.
The US still has a long ways to go, but Bobby Wood and John Brooks have been revelations this tournament. US fans should be excited about those players. They're not going to make us competitive with the Argentina's and Germany's of the world, but they give us a reason to watch...which we didn't have prior to Copa.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Is Fox Sports Go totally||
Is Fox Sports Go totally awful for everyone else using it tonight? I'm used to it freezing on my a couple times a game, but it's like every minute tonight. Way inferior to WatchESPN, at least in my experience.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Can we put in a forward that||
Can we put in a forward that will play some defense?
|9 weeks 2 days ago||God dammit Bradley!!! WTF?||
God dammit Bradley!!! WTF?