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|4 days 5 hours ago||I didn't realize he was a||
I didn't realize he was a baseball player. If he's good enough to play at TCU, it seems strange to me that baseball wasn't his first choice.
|1 week 6 days ago||He didn't just step out. He||
He didn't just step out. He ran a good couple yards out without even realizing it. But yeah, that was him.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Bingo. The no kids approach||
Bingo. The no kids approach comes in handy when you're still no where near paying off your own education from a decade ago.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||And this remote control...||
And this remote control...
|4 weeks 8 hours ago||There was definitely a lot of||
There was definitely a lot of contact at the top of that route. But keep in mind that in college contact (as long as it's not holding) is legal as long as the ball isn't in the air yet.
|4 weeks 8 hours ago||Then add Gary and cackle some||
Then add Gary and cackle some more.
|16 weeks 23 hours ago||Into the Woods. By a||
Into the Woods. By a longshot. Had a bunch of time to kill before a flight home from somewhere and the wife wanted to see it. Big mistake.
|43 weeks 3 days ago||Completely agree with the||
Completely agree with the "weird vibe" and ST3 above saying something just felt not right. I have had a hard time artculating what my feelings were right before *that* happened. It wasn't like I sensed the impending disaster, but I know that I didn't feel good either. But I think this solves it for me. It was some sort of feeling of "despite all of that, here we are..." But the "all of that" was enough to give me some underlying uneasiness.
|44 weeks 6 hours ago||That's sort of a straw man,||
That's sort of a straw man, though, isn't it? No one is saying (at least not in this thread) that Rudock should be benched. He's just addressing one specific, and very real, deficiency in his game to this point in the season. I think your points about Rudock's good qualities are true. But that doesn't mean he's without flaws. And it's bye week so why not discuss them?
I agree with the OP that aversion to turnovers has played some role in Rudock missing guys deep. But then he also missed two of those throws way short against MSU, which is the opposite of what you'd expect from someone trying to put it where it was a completion or nothing. So, was he just overcorrecting? Between that and how open some of the guys he's missed have been, it seems like there's more to it.
|45 weeks 23 hours ago||I'll be back this weekend for||
I'll be back this weekend for my second round of MGoTailgate!
|46 weeks 1 day ago||I'm guessing that stat refers||
I'm guessing that stat refers to NU's offense, since they scored a defensive TD against Minn.
|46 weeks 1 day ago||I was there with my wife and||
I was there with my wife and a few friends from Chicago for BYU. We'll be back for msu next weekend!
|2 years 29 weeks ago||I have a bit of a issue with||
I have a bit of a issue with that part as well. The first part makes sense. Getting drunk does not forfeit your right to make decisions. But the next sentence must not have come out as intended. Just because you regret a drunk decision once you sober up DOES NOT mean you did something against your will. Now, if you were too drunk to make the decision at all, that's another story. And that's what I thought the first sentence was getting at. But a drunk decision is still a decision. I think the buying a shirt/making a blog post analogy is a sound one.
|2 years 46 weeks ago||I think you're missing the||
I think you're missing the point(s)...
1) No one is saying other conferences don't have bottom feeders, too. In fact, quite the opposite. The point is that the SEC has bottom feeders just like the rest of the conferences. They are currently the best, but not by the gaping margin that some want to believe.
2) Cool, the middle of the conference is good, for the middle of a conference. What is that worth? That doesn't give the middle of the conference the national bragging rights they seem to feel entitled to.
|3 years 5 days ago||two different things||
There are two distinct issues being muddled together, here. There is the significance of a player's contribution to the team, and then there is the ability displayed by a player (in whatever capacity that may be, limited or not). Thomas Rawls struggling as a freshman is not the same thing as Kenjon Barner being stuck behind a stud, but showing flashes of brilliance in limited duty.
My point is, lack of contribution, in itself, may not be cause for concern. But all lack of contribution is not created equal, and lack of effectiveness still could very well be cause for concern. I'm guessing this is similar to what stephenrjking was getting at.
|3 years 16 weeks ago||But, like many others have||
But, like many others have said above, the school/coach does get to just say, "whoopsie, changed my mind" without any consequences. You can say it shouldn't be that way, or that you'd say the same about a coach even though he's technically allowed to do it. But as long as this is a one-way street, I have a hard time dicussing "accountability" and "integrity" in these LOI situations.
|3 years 19 weeks ago||To me, it's not so much about||
To me, it's not so much about affiliation as it is having seen one team so many times before. As someone mentioned briefly already, it seemed like they made a lot of anticipation calls that ended up being wrong.
Deng is a shotblocker, and because they've seen him do it so many times, they assume a clean block when he goes up and miss a goaltend.
Louisville forces a lot of mistakes with their pressure. When they see that pressure applied to non-handlers like McGary, they're used to those guys making mistakes. They're looking for the mistake (a travel) rather than the hack-a-thon happening first.
But, obviously affiliation might do something too...
|3 years 22 weeks ago||I sort of agree. I don't||
I sort of agree. I don't think an offensive player needs to be out of control to necessitate an offensive foul. I guess that depends on what we're defining as "out of control." If a defensive player is in position, and the offensive player tries to go through him, that's an offensive foul. But that doesn't necessarily mean the offensive player was out of control, the way I would define it. But yeah, it's the late slide that really needs to be fixed. And the rules are already written for that to be a block. It's just missed a lot.
|3 years 22 weeks ago||This is what so many people||
This is what so many people miss when they complain about "flopping." It has become necessary to fall down in order to get the call. If you have position and absorb the contact without going down - no call.
Also, many people above are complaining about help defenders taking charges like that shouldn't be allowed. I don't get this. So, once you beat the on ball defender, you just put your head down and go to the basket, and the defense can't do anything to stop it?
I agree that there is a problem with letting defenders slide in too late to take charges, but on the whole, I think the block/charge call is missed pretty equally both ways. The real fix is 1) call it the right way (don't let someone slide in too late), and 2) don't require the defender to go down to get the call.
|3 years 27 weeks ago||Webber went to Country Day.||
Webber went to Country Day.
On second thought, you're probably just saying you saw DCD play at Saginaw Nouvel, since Macon also didn't plat "at Heritage." In that case, nothing to see here...
|3 years 38 weeks ago||Kind of...||
We're eligible over Northwestern, but because we're not eligible over Nebraska and Northwestern is, that makes Northwestern eligible for a game that we are not eligible for.
|3 years 42 weeks ago||I've actually had the surgery||
I've actually had the surgery in both my elbows. Mine was more of a structural issue (cubital tunnel syndrome) than injury related, although tendonitis in my left elbow from pitching did make it even worse. Based on my understanding, it makes sense that Denard would not have surgery. With cubital tunnel syndrome and tendonitis, the ulnar nerve is constantly under pressure from the tendon and the bone and the only way to stop it and give the nerve a break is to move the nerve. If it's a one-time injury, the nerve doesn't necessarily have to be moved to heal. It's more protected in the bone groove of the elbow than it is on the inside of the elbow where they move it to, anyway, so that's a better place for it to heal. I think this is why they transportation is more for cronic issues and severe compressions that can't stay in the bone groove.
Just my guess. I'm not a doctor, just a guy with two bad ulnar nerves.
|4 years 11 weeks ago||But if a case by case||
But if a case by case analysis of the facts is needed (not necessarily in this suit, but in the case of suing specific doctors, as mentioned above), you can't sustain a class action.
|4 years 11 weeks ago||Maybe, but these sort of||
Maybe, but these sort of differing facts would make the class action approach pointless.
|4 years 28 weeks ago||Yes, but...||
With 11 teams, there were 5 byes last year. With the addition of Nebraska, only the top 4 get a bye.
|4 years 28 weeks ago||You're assuming that the||
You're assuming that the current ticket price matches "the hype" that exists now. If no one buys tickets for $400, the ticket prices will come down, even as people get more excited.
|4 years 29 weeks ago||This depends 100% on the||
This depends 100% on the player and his mentality/personality. A good coach knows that you can't handle every player the same way. For some guys, a quick hooks sends the message and the problem is solved. For others, this may just cause more frustration. Maybe this is part of it with THJ, maybe it isn't. Just saying it's probabaly more complicated than "if Beilein didn't like it, we'd see him pull THJ."
|4 years 29 weeks ago||Haha. Will, I think you'd||
Haha. Will, I think you'd need a little more time in the weight room to get up to 230!
|4 years 32 weeks ago||Not anymore, but it certainly||
Not anymore, but it certainly was one of the most talent-rich states for the majority of Izzo's tenure. I think that was the point.
|4 years 32 weeks ago||If you think Youngstown State||
If you think Youngstown State and SDSU are "interchangeable creampuffs", I think you have that delusional finger pointed in the wrong direction.