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|4 days 5 hours ago||You guys didn't even run the||
You guys didn't even run the Wing-T correctly. (In the sense that you ran it differently than O-E..not in the sense that it didn't work, since you usually beat us by about 50.)
|1 week 15 hours ago||As of a couple of years ago,||
As of a couple of years ago, the company that embellished the jerseys for the hockey team was Exclusive Pro Sports (http://exclusivepro.com/). I don't know if they are still the vendor of choice, but I assume they could match the lettering and numbering from the Hagelin era pretty closely.
|1 week 5 days ago||The Jordan River has a nice||
The Jordan River has a nice two day hike (near East Jordan).
The Porkies and Isle Royale would both be tough in 2-3 days, but are both well worth a weeklong trip.
If I were only doing 2-3 days in the Pictured Rocks, I'd take two cars and leave one in Munising and then put in somewhere around Beaver Lake. That might be aggresive for 3 days, depending on your experience level. Instead of Munising, you could leave your 2nd car in the Chapel Falls area. That middle chunk was my favorite part of the trip.
I haven't been, but North Manitou Island might fit your needs. I've hiked South Manitou and it's probably not enough of a challenge to fill more than an overnight.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||I went to grad school with a||
I went to grad school with a guy from Alaska. His father was a bush pilot and his mother taught grade school. Now that their kids are grown, they travel the world, picking a new place every couple of years (Dubai, Hong Kong, etc.). His dad gets a job as a flight instructor and his mom finds an international school to teach at. Seems like a heckuva good life.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||I know of what I what I||
I know of what I what I speak. I grew up in the teeming metropolis of Ovid. Actually, that's a lie, I grew up in the Colony, where nothing has happened, ever. But I identify more with Ovid than Elsie since I went to North and Leonard.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||That's got to be the most||
That's got to be the most interesting thing to happen to Elsie since, well, ever.
|20 weeks 4 days ago||The 2002 NCAA College Hockey||
The 2002 NCAA College Hockey Western Regional. In two days, Yost saw the Molly incident, a fight between half the M team and an opposing mascot, the final college games for Ron Mason and Ryan Miller and one of the finest regional finals ever (M/Denver). It was so crazy that the NCAA hasn't awarded Michigan a regional since (2003 was already on the schedule).
|22 weeks 2 hours ago||Although, oddly, A&M closes||
Although, oddly, A&M closes much more often for winter weather than M does.
|22 weeks 2 days ago||A&M sources were really high||
A&M sources were really high on Boyd yesterday (and thought Hill would come with him) but walked back on that this morning. It looks like you're correct on Boyd and Hill. I still don't buy Mack or Lodge in Austin without Murray.
|22 weeks 2 days ago||Mack will be A&M or TCU,||
Mack will be A&M or TCU, Lodge is heading to Ole Miss, and Hill/Boyd are looking like A&M.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||Jolly Roger affixed to the||
Jolly Roger affixed to the roof of MoJo. Somehow they never came to suspect the hall with "Pirates" hung above the door. After that they did a better job of locking the roof access, though.
|25 weeks 1 day ago||Babcock is not signed past||
Babcock is not signed past this season. This has been a major subplot as Toronto tries to position themselves to sign him (at least according to the Canadian media). Pittsburgh too.
|25 weeks 2 days ago||Jersey #4. Coincidence?||
Jersey #4. Coincidence?
|26 weeks 6 days ago||The Aggie jokes write||
The Aggie jokes write themselves sometimes.
Richardson was a four-star type that got hurt very early in his career and ended up on a medical scholarship. His pursuit of a career in coaching was something of a feel-good story. Amazing how quickly something like that can get thrown away.
|27 weeks 1 day ago||Closest comparison is Red||
Closest comparison is Red Berenson. That turned out ok.
Dave Wannstedt went back to Pitt after time in the NFL. That didn't go as well.
|31 weeks 11 hours ago||Latest buzz from various A&M||
Latest buzz from various A&M media that I trust:
-Muschamp is the dream candidate, but it's unclear whether or not he'd be interested in A&M. He may hold out and see if a DC position opens at Alabama/Auburn/LSU. A lower tier head coaching gig may also be an option.
-Venables at Clemson has deep ties to Sumlin (through OU), but Clemson pays their assistants extremely well so it may not be possible to outbid them.
-Last time around, A&M made a big offer to Narduzzi, but MSU matched and he stayed put. It sounds like they'll revisit that to see what he's thinking these days, but nobody really expects him to accept an A&M offer.
I would be a little bit surprised if they get any of those three and the second tier of candidates hasn't really emerged yet. It's a good job, but not an elite job. A&M has recruited fairly well on defense the last couple of years so there is some talent to work with (e.g. Myles Garrett). They've also had a tendency to recruit talented headcases (e.g. Dorian Claiborne and friends) so there is a lack of upperclassmen after numerous guys were booted for various shenanigans last year.
|32 weeks 3 days ago||Obviously you feel badly for||
Obviously you feel badly for Johnson here. I suspect that his parents were trying to reinvest the borrowed money in some schemes of dubious quality. It would take some terrible people to just out and out steal from their kid, especially at these levels.
The bigger issue here, in my opinion, is why, in 2005, Maurice Taylor was in contact with current student athletes. What is it exactly that all those AD employees do? He seems like a fairly obvious person to warn athletes to not trust/have contact with/etc. It seems like the AD should be providing some guidance to revenue sports athletes on this, especially (especially!) those that have already been drafted and have million dollar contracts on the table.
|34 weeks 5 days ago||This is a very cool||
This is a very cool feature.
One note, I think that your Eric Nystrom picture might be Taylor Beck.
|35 weeks 2 days ago||Well, shucks. Thanks for the||
Well, shucks. Thanks for the update.
|35 weeks 2 days ago||Does anybody have good source||
Does anybody have good source for scores? I haven't been able to find anything on Ovid-Elsie vs. Frankenmuth. Go Marauders!
|49 weeks 4 days ago||Hey, getting relegated isn't||
Hey, getting relegated isn't going to be so bad, right? Guys? Anybody? Uh oh.
|50 weeks 5 days ago||Thanks, Seth.||
This is really powerful and speaks tremendously of your father. I unexpectedly lost my Dad last year and volunteered to speak at his memorial service. The process of remembering my favorite times with him, picking a few and building a narrative around his life was significant in my grieving process.
I hope that writing this has brought you some of that peace and helped begin the journey. You don't ever stop missing your loved one, but you do gain some perspective as the shock becomes less acute. One way or another we are reflections of those who raised us. They live on as long as we continue to live out the lessons they imparted.
|1 year 16 weeks ago||I'd be interested.||
I'd be interested.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Steve Holcomb had two||
Steve Holcomb had two bronzes, no?
|1 year 19 weeks ago||Well yeah, of course. I'm||
Well yeah, of course. I'm just pointing out that sometimes we forget how small Canada is. In that light, 5 CA/FL teams vs. 7 in Canada isn't so shocking. Plus, Canada really has more like 8 when you factor in the fractional following that Detroit/Buffalo get in southern Ontario. Looking at demographics, by far the best location for expansion is somewhere around Hamilton, but I suspect that Toronto/Buffalo/Detroit are likely to continue to strongly oppose that.
|1 year 19 weeks ago||Population of||
Population of Florida/California: ~57.8 million
|1 year 20 weeks ago||I still don't understand how||
I still don't understand how Ryan Duncan won a Hobey Baker
|1 year 22 weeks ago||What follows is conjecture.||
What follows is conjecture. Neg as you will.
I think that many of you are overthinking the cover-up angle and the amount of time that passed between incident and expulsion. Per the police report that was leaked this fall, an accusation was made and investigated. For whatever reason, the fellow student elected not to pursue the matter further. The police allowed the case to close without further action. To my knowledge, there was no OSCR action at this time. This makes sense as, per the article that Don linked above, prior to 2011 the OSCR process was complainant driven. If the woman was unwilling to pursue a criminal charge then I strongly suspect that she was unwilling to pursue an OSCR complaint.
The story gets renewed attention this fall when the police report is leaked. I suspect that someone within the University (OSCR, AD, administration) in an attempt to avoid a scandal, asks what action was taken in 2009 (and perhaps why no OSCR action was taken). Discovering that the process has now changed and having some reason to suspect that Gibbons may have assaulted another student, the case is sent to OSCR for adjudication. This process takes most of the semester and Gibbons is expelled in December.
This, of course, doesn't excuse Hoke from answering some hard questions about his comments regarding Gibbons (injury/familty matters). But, lacking further evidence, pardon me if I don't jump the conclusion that Michigan was engaged in a 4 year coverup/obfuscation/nefariousness.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||Read the article that Don||
Read the article that Don linked. The whole point is that after 2011, the accuser no longer had to file a complaint with OSCR. If any University employees are aware (except a few special departments like CAPS) they are required to report and initiate the OSCR process.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||I think that it's more likely||
I think that it's more likely that when the story resurfaced earlier this year, somebody within the OSCR or the AD asked some questions about why the case wasn't adjucated in 2009. Discovering a change in policy, they may have read the title IX rules carefully and decided that the OSCR process was warranted per the current regulations. In fact, as Gibbons was still a student, it was probably required.