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|5 days 2 hours ago||But then it's already over.||
But then it's already over. These classes were roughly 50% athletes and 50% non-athletes. I can guarantee that the UNC student body is not 50/50 for athletes and non-athletes.
And I pretty much despise the NCAA but if they are going to justify their existence at all, it seems like academic integrity is a good place to start. Otherwise, just make classes optional if the athletes want to attend and have colleges serve as a minor league farm system.
|5 days 3 hours ago||Or Oregon.||
|5 days 3 hours ago||Let me take a stab at a||
Let me take a stab at a completely wild hypothetical. What if the sham courses were created for the purpose of benefitting athletes and keeping them eligible. Other students ended up getting in on the fun but the purpose was to benefit athletes and skirt the NCAA's eligibility requirements. And a very disproportionate number of athletes (compared to student body at large) ended up in these classes for decades. Would you still think that the NCAA should not have the power to penalize for that?
|6 days 7 hours ago||Block M. More of a||
Block M. More of a "customized" look.
|1 week 1 day ago||Wait, would that not||
Wait, would that not encourage coaches to encourage their non-producing players to transfer? I thought that is what we are trying to avoid?
|1 week 1 day ago||Then you have to hope that||
Then you have to hope that the medical staff is not asleep on the job. Or if a player is hurt and the coach threatens to pull the scholly (which they would have less motivation to do), then give the player an option of getting an outside medical opinion before the player's scholly can be yanked.
|1 week 1 day ago||Good luck and best wishes||
Good luck and best wishes from all of us here.
|1 week 6 days ago||So then will he be the third||
So then will he be the third or fourth highest paid member of the team behind Ulis, Lee and Johnson?
|1 week 6 days ago||Well then where do I get my||
Well then where do I get my Final Four tickets?
|2 weeks 31 min ago||Do we turn this into a||
Do we turn this into a Triangle Posbang thread?
|2 weeks 2 hours ago||+1. Live here also and||
+1. Live here also and looking forward to it.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Well for the marginal "less||
Well for the marginal "less exposure" you would get at Michigan, you are flat out going to get better coaching and development.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||But the other string of 5||
But the other string of 5 stars that didn't make it might agree. UK gets a bunch of kids to the pros but they also get plenty of McDonald's AAs that do not make it. Player development isn't really UK's thing - they are most of just a talent pool.
|4 weeks 34 min ago||Thank you for stating this.||
Thank you for stating this. You can't just ignore all of this other questionable things and then suspend Detroit's #1 Dman for the pivotal game 7. Well, I guess you can but if you do, you should be criticized heavily.
|4 weeks 36 min ago||Well he didn't leave the ice||
Well he didn't leave the ice until at impact. There definitely was impact to the head but it was from the front side with the skater having his head down. That typically has not been a suspendable offense (the big no-no have been the blind-side targeting of the head).
Did you see the Palat hit on Glendening? If so watch that and tell me who deserves to be suspended?
|4 weeks 40 min ago||That's just unbelievable.||
That's just unbelievable. Even before game 6, I thought the Wings were getting the short end of the officiating stick. Now you add a suspension to the #1 D-man in a game 7, it's just unbelievable.
Then you add in that Buff was not suspended for that post-goal assault on Perry (and yes, I hate Perry), and the whole Subban play and this is just outrageous. I wish Babcock would have just taken the fine and completely gone off on the officiating.
|4 weeks 44 min ago||Normally the #19 jersey would||
Normally the #19 jersey would be fine but tonight I would suggest wearing another number if possible. I pulling out the #13 jersey tonight.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Wow, remind me again of the||
Wow, remind me again of the incentive for not breaking the rules? Seems like you can pay a recruit's father, oversign and cut kids, provide very sketchy recruiting "perks" or report hundreds of "minor" violations per year and get basically nothing but stretching too long gets you in a bit of trouble. I mean I want UM to do things right but it's turning into a pretty decent competitive disadvantage to, ya know, actually comply with all of the NCAA rules.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I did not partipate or||
I did not partipate or closely monitor the Hello post so I will not get into that but I did want to state that Mr. Dunaway handled that response in the best and most appropriate manner. Bravo, way to go and congratulations to him, Jack, Carter and the rest of the family. Now that's a true Michigan Man!
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Tesla P85D. Elite sports car||
Tesla P85D. Elite sports car performance in a smooth sports sedan that seats five. Oh, and no gas stations!
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Except Izzo? You mean the||
Except Izzo? You mean the guy that got 4 years out of 5-star Branden Dawson? Izzo may not get a ton of blue-chips but he usually has a more talented (and older) roster than does Coach B.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||2013 was absolutely a less||
2013 was absolutely a less talented team than the Fab5 team. Apart from recruiting rankings, Rose, Webber, and Howard all had lengthy NBA careers (borderline all-stars). King and Jackson, while not as successful, were borderline NBA players and very talented. And I think they were just as good as freshman as was Stauskus. King was just as good (and athlete) as GRIII. Plus that team had solid upperclassmen on the roster (including an NBA player like Eric Riley).
|6 weeks 1 day ago||+1 for the Tesla. I am||
+1 for the Tesla. I am hoping to get a 70D in the next year or so but obviously the P85D would be the choice if I could justify the increased cost.
Then I would probably want some type of SUV for the crappy weather days and hauling purposes.
Sure I would also take an attention-grabbing exotic car and a really nice convertible if I had two more choices but the first two would cover 99% of my auto wants and needs.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Howard is not dominant but I||
Howard is not dominant but I think he is fine. No way you can say he will never win a Cup. I bet you thought Ozzie would win one, right? There are a number of good teams but no East team is dominant. It's unlikely but Detroit (like every East team) has a chance to make the finals.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||I know he probably only has a||
I know he probably only has a year or two to work with them but I just don't see that much "player development" from Calipari. Yes, he gets guys to the NBA but most of the guys were NBA locks to begin and often they seem to drop spots (maybe because of all the competition). Plus he never really seems like a good X and O guy to me. It seems like he can motivate guys to play defense and play hard but that's really about it.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I think there is a world of||
I think there is a world of difference between this situation and the practices of Saban and others. I hope you can see that difference.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Why in the H%## would||
Why in the H%## would Michigan take less than FSU? Michigan should be way north of FSU.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||And it clearly hurts Alabama||
And it clearly hurts Alabama having boring, bland uniforms, right?
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Disagree. Maybe in terms of||
Disagree. Maybe in terms of results but in the recruiting and prestige world, MSU is not on the same level with UNC and Kansas and probably not Arizona either. Of course, I tend to think of the truly elite schools as Duke, Kentucky, UNC, Kansas, maybe Arizona and maybe UCLA (they were there but have fallen off). To me, MSU is clearly a notch below and Michigan is another notch below. Michigan can get to MSU's level but not sure we will ever be in that truly elite group.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Let's hope so but remember||
Let's hope so but remember that Donnal was supposedly better than Morgan in the previous year and look how that turned out.