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|2 days 2 hours ago||That big thing you have just||
That big thing you have just laying out there is huge. Really impressive.
Where did that point total come from?
|2 days 11 hours ago||FAKE TITLE!!!!||
|3 days 8 hours ago||"This is just cliche sports||
"This is just cliche sports talk that doesn't actually mean anything."
And we all appreciate the grounded, quantitative, concrete analyses that you have brought to the discussion. Pot, meet kettle.
|3 days 11 hours ago||You continue to strive to be||
You continue to strive to be better. That's it. I dont care if you have Alabama or Kentucky-level success. The one characteristic of top-level championship programs is you are never satisfied, and you certainly dont see some "realistic ceiling." That's a loser's mentality.
|3 days 12 hours ago||Where is the overreaction?||
Where is the overreaction? Where are the people who want to keep Beilein? I am guessing you are not so unique. I think most of us feel hopefully apathetic about this year, and think the program needs to move on afterward.
|3 days 13 hours ago||Someone who has more||
Someone who has more experinece tell me - is Irvin's lack of development normal, common, or even heard of? Does this happen - that a senior has such a weird shot and questionable ball handling skills? Those are mechanics that can be taught. I just dont get it.
|1 week 8 hours ago||Mud clear is this.||
Mud clear is this.
|1 week 9 hours ago||From my viewing of Michigan||
From my viewing of Michigan basketball over the past several years, this just means that Trice will come out and score near 30. These seemingly good things seem to just create a window for some player to play the game of his college career against UM. Fingers crossed I'm wrong.
|1 week 1 day ago||It's obvious which way you||
It's obvious which way you lean from your choice to contract "What does" instead of spelling out the phrase.
|1 week 2 days ago||Sorry, but this really,||
Sorry, but this really, really bothers me. It's offensive and wrong. I suggest that you, and especially your wife, stop perpetuating this false and potentially damaging narrative. Yes, there is a link between being a victim and becoming a perpetrator, but that is very different from it being "very common" that victoms become perpetrators. It may be very common that perpetrators have been victims, but that is a different narrative. Your narrative casts victims under a cloud of suspicion and would call for a higher level of scrutiny. Statistically speaking, if it were "very common" for victims to become perpetrators, it would only take several generations before a very large portion of the population was perpetrators. That's just not the case. While perpetrators are probably likely to have been victims, it doesnt mean victims are "very likely" to become perpetrators.
For more info, here is the conclusion to a study of the victim-perpetrator link (found here:http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/179/6/482)
"This analysis of data deriving from a male cohort attending a forensic psychotherapy clinic for antisocial and sexually deviant subjects gives rise to some comments and conclusions. It would seem that there are at least two subgroups of adult perpetrators of child sexual abuse — a smaller one which had previous (self-reported) childhood victim experiences (n=79) and a larger one which did not (n=146) — it is only for the smaller group that the notion of a cycle of sexual abuse can be considered. In this high-risk cohort, derived from a forensic psychotherapy out-patient population, the risk of being a perpetrator is enhanced by prior victim experiences, doubled for incest, more so for paedophilia, and even higher for those exposed to both paedophilia and incest. This suggests that, in this selected sample, the experience of being a victim of paedophilia may have a more powerful causative influence in giving rise to the subject becoming a perpetrator than does incest, and the joint experience of being exposed to both paedophilia and incest has the most powerful effect. However, when seeking causal links, the focus should be on multifactorial origins, but with the expectation that some factors will be more powerful than others. Although the data do not provide strong support for a cycle of sexual abuse encompassing a substantial proportion of male perpetrators, prior victimisation may have some effect in a minority of perpetrators, and can be viewed as one mediating factor which enhances the probability of subsequent perpetrator behaviour."
|1 week 3 days ago||Sure, make a big change in||
Sure, make a big change in the line-up for a huge game. Seems like a good fan-based approach.
|1 week 3 days ago||Maybe to strike the right||
Maybe to strike the right mood, UM should wear their 'moody blues' against Wisconsin this weekend.
|1 week 6 days ago||Taylor and his meathead||
Taylor and his meathead compatriots should spend all their time fighting. That way they can leave the breeding to smarter folks.
|2 weeks 7 hours ago||What does this even mean? We||
What does this even mean? We lost 3 of our last 4 games in efficient manner? I think this ranking had some meaning during the season, in that perhaps it gave us reason to think we could win the next game. After the season its pretty meaningless.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Took me about 30 seconds, but||
Took me about 30 seconds, but I finally got it, nice!
|2 weeks 2 days ago||A yuge study, the best study,||
A yuge study, the best study, everybody says so, found that the % of package deals that exist a year before signing day that remain on signing day = 0.00000000034345%
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Your son's last name is||
Your son's last name is 'Rising,' and all you can come up with is "Cameron"? What about 'Phoenix'? 'Ira B.' (= I.B.Rising)? 'Akeno' (Japanse for sun)? 'Richard' (= Dick Rising) Or, of course, 'Mojo'?
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Are you being sarcastic?||
Are you being sarcastic?
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Yeah, I am guessing he can't||
Yeah, I am guessing he can't wait to come be a low-level assitant coach and toil away for 16hrs a day. Sure, why not.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Fair enough, my bad.||
Fair enough, my bad.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Peer outside of your group of||
Peer outside of your group of friends some time, who knows what you will find.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Yep. Numbers are abstractions||
Yep. Numbers are abstractions from the real events. Stats are just super-duper selective abstractions. And from my watching of Beilein's team, it looks worse in real life than the stats show.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Well, practice sarcasm more,||
Well, practice sarcasm more, have some great sarcasm practices.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I dont understand - THJ||
I dont understand - THJ almost beat the Rockets by himself, or he beat the Rockets and only used one hand most of the time? Or maybe both?
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I didnt have a clue either,||
I didnt have a clue either, though I assumed that was on me and not them. Seems like I have a new podcast to subsdcibe to, which is great!
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Am i the only one who doesnt||
Am i the only one who doesnt check the front page that often? Am I the only one who doesnt really view the front page as a place for discussion (as compared to here)?
|4 weeks 4 days ago||I am guessing that||
I am guessing that competition is going to bring out the best in him (athletically speaking) whereever he goes.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Very narrow-minded view. It||
Very narrow-minded view. It might be lame to you, but its an awesome event for current and future recruits.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||The refs? Really? From the||
The refs? Really? From the viewpoint of Michigan fans, the refs screw us in every game. It may have been a bad night, but maybe, just maybe, a team that hasnt played much defense so far this season, who just decided to start playing defense this game, doenst know now to work the refs on defense.
Good defensive teams know how to work the refs. Michigan doesnt. But yeah, its the refs fault. Wow.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Fair points. My quibble was||
Fair points. My quibble was with the assumption that there has been a change with Mattison's recruiting based on Gary's recruitment. I dont think we know either way.