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|10 hours 7 min ago||It's a load of crap, but it's||
It's a load of crap, but it's still a fun read.
|10 hours 18 min ago||If I was Franklin I'd change||
If I was Franklin I'd change my first name to Benjamin.
Firing Ben Franklin would be downright un-American.
|1 day 14 hours ago||It all started in 1971 with||
It all started in 1971 with Apollo 15, the mission to the moon manned by three Michigan alumni. As we all know, this moon landing was faked by Bo Schembechler and filmed in Crisler Arena, and its sole purpose was to prevent a Penn State alum from landing on the moon. A group of aliens known as "the Greys and Scarlets," who were actually OSU officials in disguise, conspired with UM on this, and as we all know, Schembechler had once been an OSU assistant coach.
Thereafter, OSU and Michigan conspired to have PSU admiited to the Big Ten only 19 years later, for the sole purpose of dismantling their program and taking over their pipeline to New Jersey. In the process, they slipped Jerry Sandsusky a psychedelic drug that destroyed his mind and made him attracted to little boys, to guarantee the eventual destruction of the sainted PSU football program.
Being the trusting souls that the noble PSU people were, they were misled by these nefarious powers and innocently joined the Big Ten, not realizing that it was out to get them. All they really wanted was to stay independent, or join the ACC.
The only way of righting this unrightable wrong, to love, pure and chaste from afar, is to strive with their last ounce of courage to reacah the unreachable star. This is their quest; to follow that star; no matter how hopeless, no matter how far.
To get out of Dodge,
to make a hodgepodge,
of conspiracy theories, is the best they can do;
to conquer their fears,
and hold back their tears, no matter the years.....
and grasp at the straws, screw the laws, and the world's righteous scorn!
This is Penn State
The victims of hate
Thus their pride is reboooooorrrrrnnnn!
|2 days 8 hours ago||I realize that we as fans||
I realize that we as fans love to analyze prior opponents, and statistics, and strength of schedule, and ll the things that lead us to one conclusion or the other about what may happen in the next game. To a degree, I think we do it to calm our worries, or resign ourselves to an imagined fate.
And of course, the statistics do help us to evaluate trends, and set the odds. But there are enough chaotic elements in a football game for each one to be just a little different, and to some degree, luck plays a role.
Napoleon asked, "I know he's a good general, but is he lucky?" The same could be said of a coach or a football team. I think Harbaugh's a lucky coach, and Michigan's a lucky team to have him. And for me, that's an intangible that makes for good outcomes in games.
|2 days 10 hours ago||I wish him the very best.||
I wish him the very best. He's a terrific player, seems like a great guy.
|4 days 8 hours ago||What do we expect from 4||
What do we expect from 4 homers whose livelihoods are bound up with Penn State?
In Happy Valley, any criticism of their football deity du jour is a sin.
Screwing little boys, on the other hand? Not so very sinful at all, apparently.
|4 days 16 hours ago||Princeton went back to the||
Princeton went back to the winged helmet several years ago at least.
|4 days 17 hours ago||They should get over||
They should get over themselves. Sadly, they will never get over themselves.
|5 days 18 hours ago||Something about the idea||
Something about the idea seems counterintuitive to me: "Let's turn our backs for a few seconds, get that disapproval thing going, and then let's have fun and watch some football."
Yes, it's a statement. But it doesn't really accomplish much.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||You have to root for OSU to||
You have to root for OSU to make your accomplished Buckeye wife happy...
Consider the possibility that you are already dead and went to hell.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I get where you're going with||
I get where you're going with this, but in the six months between June and December, 1944, at least 100,000 American troops were killed, and the Canadians and British took nearly as many casualties. At the end of 1944, the war was still a close-run thing in places.
Frost said what he said after the "war" was over, and lost, making his comments even more foolish.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||That would be "suitor" but I||
That would be "suitor" but I still think it's hilarious.
|3 weeks 11 hours ago||Clearly Harbaugh needs||
Clearly Harbaugh needs opinions from whiny fans about what should motivate his team.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||I never mind seeing ND lose.||
I never tire of seeing ND lose.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I hate hearing that. Always||
I hate hearing that. Always want to see guys stay healthy in this sport.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||This is a major fail on PSU's||
This is a major fail on PSU's part.
And the things the NCAA chose to forget about was a major fail. The things that the Big Ten might have done, but never did about it, was an even more major fail, in my opinion.
But like all Big Ten members, our university didn't protest this at the B1G level, nor has it taken a principled stand about being in a conference with PSU; instead, the university has left it up to the conference to deal with the issue and played along.
Our university won't rock the boat, and that's because the staggering amount of money the B1G affiliation brings in is a major influence. So maybe we shouldn't point fingers.
As much as we love Michigan - and I certainly do, and will support her until I die - we have to be honest and say that the motivating factor here for the NCAA, the conference, and for our university, is the money.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||I'd pay an extra $300 not to||
I'd pay an extra $300 not to have to do the painting and sticker attaching to the cheap fridge.
I'm lazy, of course. And painting is messy as hell.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Isn't this why they invented||
Isn't this why they invented the playoff and bowl games?
Play the games, find out if this theoretical stuff is nonsense or not.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Upvoted because you used the||
Upvoted because you used the word, 'malarky'. Haven't heard that one in a while.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||That they are the gods of||
That they are the gods of football.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||It's going to be exciting.||
It's going to be exciting. While I am a little worried about those rival road games, I take solace in the fact that Harbaugh isn't Brady Hoke, whose teams were miserable on the road for the most part.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||When you have nothing to say,||
When you have nothing to say, say it with quotes from people who are supposed to know stuff.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||OK, the NCAA might simply||
OK, the NCAA might simply argue this:
If the classes are a sham, then the institution is also a sham. Therefore, the athletes aren't student-athletes, they're just semi-professional athletes given free room and board and a training table.
Since the NCAA doesn't permit its members to be professional athletes in the sport they're competing in, UNC violated NCAA rules.
I say Death Penalty.
Not gonna happen, of course.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||I wish him the very best at||
I wish him the very best at TCU!
|17 weeks 1 day ago||Precisely this. The author of||
The author of that article appears to be more concerned with the appearance of propriety than with the actual practice of it.
There's a palpable difference.
|18 weeks 1 day ago||Forgive my asking, but didn't||
Forgive my asking, but didn't Rutgers' "not Big 10 football" team beat Michigan 26-24 in 2014, or were we not part of the Big Ten that year?
|19 weeks 2 days ago||If our guys plays to their||
If our guys plays to their potential the way they did against Florida, it'll be hard to beat Michigan.
But we're on the road against a team that has proven itself to be well-coached year after frickin' year, in spite of the hubris and trash-talk.
It's no gimme.
But I think we'll come out with a win in a close game.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||He's just trying to fire up||
He's just trying to fire up his guys. No big deal.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||Forgive the second post, but||
Forgive the second post, but OP, you wanted to know when we'll be the BIG 16.
We already are at 16 schools. We're just waiting for Johns Hopkins and Notre Dame to field competitive football teams.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||The best. Thank you.||
The best. Thank you.