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|7 hours 38 min ago||Comrade, the East Lansing||
Comrade, the East Lansing gulag is a fitting place for fascists who would destroy our revolution and its Heroes.
Moreover the Michigan legislature belongs in that gulag, even though it would be a short walk barefoot in the snow to get them there and they deserve worse.
|8 hours 56 min ago||Wrong, sir. We will then||
Wrong, sir. We will then gloat over our new coach being such a relative bargain!
|9 hours 2 min ago||I think Michigan just chills||
I think Michigan just chills at this point.
If there's a deadline, then it'll be favorable to JH. You don't make an offer like that and then put pressure on the guy to decide. You make the offer and come to a mutual agreement as to what is a reasonable time.
Frankly, Michigan threw down. That's a gigantic offer, and Michigan just showed the power of its resources.
With that number out there, a lot of coaches will think Michigan might just be a fantastic destination, I don't think we worry about Plan B. There are a lot of good coaches who'd say yes to half that.
|13 hours 26 min ago||It's not speculation, it's||
It's not speculation, it's absolutely true. Harbaugh will coach Michigan and the Raiders at the same time.
Firesign Theater once asked, "How can you be two places at once when you're not anywhere at all?"
Well, Jim will be in two places at once thanks to the help of our friend and his, Quantum Mechanics.
|13 hours 32 min ago||I had the very same dream,||
I had the very same dream, but it featured Hanukah Harry and the Ghost of Michigan Past, played by Brian Griese.
|14 hours 18 min ago||Screw everybody's wives and||
Screw everybody's wives and then you make millions is Lousiana?
|20 hours 36 min ago||Yes.||
|20 hours 41 min ago||Michigan won plenty of games||
Michigan won plenty of games for many years without "filtered in noise." It's not needed, it's not important, and it hasn't won us any football games.
So quit complaining about older fans who were around for many years to see winning football, and who understand what that actually means.
|22 hours 37 min ago||It's possible that DB was the||
It's possible that DB was the author of those ideas. But either way, I think he was the wrong fit for Michigan, and frankly, it puzzled me why DB believed that a marketing guy was even remotely necessary at Michigan.
|22 hours 44 min ago||Back in the day? Which||
Back in the day? Which day?
My first year of Michigan fandom was 1958. The team didn't do so well, 2-6-1. I remember my father talking about the old days of NCs and such when we sat in the stands. The 50s weren't stellar years for M football. The stadium was often comparatively empty, even when OSU rolled in. You modern guys have never sat in such a quiet Michigan stadium during a game.
Also, men sat in the stands in sports coats and ties, women wore dresses and high heels. Weird to think of that now.
I was a sophomore when Bo was hired. We had been good, but not great in 1968. I remember a lot of students saying that Michigan wasn't a "football school" like MSU and OSU around that time. Most didn't think that was a bad thing; there was a lot of emphasis on academics and late 60s politics. The era of 100,000 at every game hadn't started.
One of my best friends was freshman tight end for Bump, and when Bo was hired, he thought Bo was a maniac and left the team to become a regular student. In fact, student transfers to other football teams were unusual.
I was at the game when Bo upset Woody. We weren't spoiled. We were ecstatic. The energy that had built up in the stadium over the hype surrounding the Woody team was palpable. It was the most exciting football game I've ever attended, and I remember feeling shocked that I felt so elated over a football game!
Ten Year War games were exciting. OSU had a knack for winning at the very end when they did win. Michigan seemed to have a knack for grinding OSU down and building a win more gradually, and then making key interceptions to prevent OSU comebacks. At least that's how I remember the games of that era. It may be just my faulty memory.
|23 hours 2 min ago||I once told that to an||
I once told that to an employee, and the guy made no attempt to find other work or leave. I finally had to fire him.
Sometimes it's better to just let a person go the old fashioned way.
|1 day 13 hours ago||I don't know why you're all||
I don't know why you're all so stressed. Harbaugh kommt.
|1 day 14 hours ago||Here's what happened:||
Here's what happened: Nebraska won the Stuck In 1997 Time Warp Trophy over us.
|1 day 14 hours ago||I think Pelini is a very good||
I think Pelini is a very good coach. Hoke, good somewhere other than Michigan.
|1 day 14 hours ago||I'm not a labor lawyer, but||
I'm not a labor lawyer, but wouldn't this be pre-empted by federal labor laws?
|2 days 8 hours ago||If this was true, which I||
If this was true, which I doubt at this point, it's funny that the blog that was so dismissive of the Michigan Man meme is now so happy about a fantasy staff loaded with Michigan Men.
|2 days 11 hours ago||Don't worry about it.||
Don't worry about it. Harbaugh's going to be Michigan's coach next year and that's all there is to it.
|2 days 11 hours ago||I'm pretty happy as-is. A||
I'm pretty happy as-is.
A Michigan Football win doesn't make me happy; it merely reinforces my existing state of equilibrium by meeting my expectations of victory. I'm in a jovial mood when these expectations are met.
On the other hand, a Michigan Football loss creates a disturbance in the Happiness Force. I'm in a sour mood for the rest of the weekend because my expectations have not been met.
The hiring of Harbaugh will therefore not make me happy in and of itself. What it will do is meet my expectations for the greatest university in the world, and, I hope, prevent those dismal Saturdays when expectations are not met.
|3 days 11 hours ago||"Hello, Mr. Harbaugh's||
"Hello, Mr. Harbaugh's office."
"Uh..I have to check and see if he's in. Who may I say is calling?"
"Just tell him it's a Michigan alum. He'll take the call."
"Oh, a Michigan alum! Well of course, I'll connect you immediately!"
"Hello, it's Jim."
"Jimmy baby, Michigan alum here. Team sucks. Need you to come and save the ol' alma mater."
"Yeah. Uh...what'd you say your name was?"
"Doesn't matter. Michigan alum here."
"I kind of have my hands full. I mean, I'm tickled that you asked, but...you know, hands kind of full right now."
"Jimbo. No playoffs for you. The old team beckons. I'll personally give you $100 to come back.That's on top of what the school pays. Winged helmets. Whaddaya say?"
"Make it $200 and you have a deal."
"Attaboy, Jim. Jimster!"
|4 days 20 hours ago||You really did a good job||
You really did a good job with the lyrics and meter, I must say.
|5 days 13 hours ago||These Brandon-appointed guys||
These Brandon-appointed guys just can't stop stepping on their own dicks, can they?
Why aren't these Brandudes GONE??
Who the fuck does this guy think he is?
|5 days 14 hours ago||It's a two-way street between||
It's a two-way street between the University and its traditions, and the coaches/athletes. Everyone benefits.
Hunter Lochman, shame on you for not recognizing that.
I'd say that's cause for him to join Dave Brandon in his new work, whatever that is.
|6 days 20 hours ago||Come on. That's just crazy||
Come on. That's just crazy talk.
Losing to OSU didn't cost Brady or Rich their jobs, losing to everyone else did.
|1 week 22 hours ago||The school issued a press||
The school issued a press release denying it.
|1 week 22 hours ago||Agreed, for the most part; my||
Agreed, for the most part; my only quibble is that the Pac 12 with Cal Berkeley, UCLA, USC and Stanford have one heck of a strong academic backbone.
|1 week 22 hours ago||Really? CBS Sports last night||
Really? CBS Sports last night was reporting the Youngstown State thing for Pelini based in that web report that was posted here, and that Les Miles was contacted, and said it was based on internet reports, etc. No independent reporting whatsoever.
|1 week 22 hours ago||That's my name, too! Whenever||
That's my name, too!
Whenever I go out
The people always shout
There goes Jerome Horowitz Jinkleheimer Smith
|1 week 1 day ago||Maybe it's true that he||
Maybe it's true that he wasn't interested. So what?
|1 week 1 day ago||I stuck my finger into the||
I stuck my finger into the liver of a sacrificial goat and divinied that Harbaugh will coach Michigan next year.
Hell yes I'm desperate - I'm too old to wait another decade!
|1 week 1 day ago||Given the fact that both men||
Given the fact that both men are among the most successful coaches in the country, I doubt that should be an issue at ALL.