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|2 days 19 hours ago||Timeouts not going||
Timeouts not going away.
Everyone knows that the end of a basketball game is when everyone tunes in and that's when the commercials are loaded up.
|6 days 22 hours ago||Michigan had $137.5 million||
Michigan had $137.5 million fiscal 2013-14 athletics budget.
We have about 700 student athletes.
Assuming a $3000 stipend, a $1000 plane voucher, $3000 in health care coverage, that is $7000x700 = $4.9million.
That's a 3.6% budget increase.
|1 week 6 days ago||your avatar and name is the||
your avatar and name is the best yet
|1 week 6 days ago||(No subject)||
|1 week 6 days ago||Deal me in a Wings wildcard!||
Deal me in a Wings wildcard!
|2 weeks 3 days ago||check||
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I know, I know, does this||
I know, I know, does this mean we have to start talking about the football team now?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I'm going to commit arson||
I'm going to commit arson with my bacon-mushroom-swiss burgers on the grill to-night!
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Did you think this||
Did you think this through?
What about people that work at UofM? Live in Ann Arbor? Faculty that got their degrees somewhere else? Coaches and trainers that got their degree somewhere else?
A kid with cancer in the hospital that the players visit - not a true Wolverine, I guess.
The wolverine is the state animal so anybody from the State of Michigan call call themselves a wolverine.
Someone who attends is a Univeristy of Michigan Student.
Someone who graduates is a Univeristy of Michigan Alumni.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||No one expects us to win - so||
No one expects us to win - so win we shall!
|3 weeks 1 day ago||This is what will happen.||
This is what will happen. You'll receive a negotiated stipend and then your on your own. Just like kids that do work study.
A lot of the perks will disappear - tutors, free food and weight rooms etc.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||I think ticket / activity||
I think ticket / activity fees are already maxed, so when labor cost go up and you cannot raise prices - you cut costs.
This means elimination of scholarships.
Teams will become "amateur clubs" like they were 60 years ago. Everyone is a walk-on.
Which means only students that can afford college can go.
Poor kids will be relegated to the semi-pros, semi-pro football will become a reality.
Is this any different than hockey? Kids that want to go to college play college hockey. Those that don't play in the minors at 18.
This is probably how it should work, getting rid of all the phoney classes and cheating for kids that don't belong in college anyway.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Law of supply and demand.||
Law of supply and demand. Demand (popularity) of football increases, they can charge more. Then the market makes cheaper substitutes, then the original product crashes in price.
I believe as the baby boomers retire (people that are conditioned to sit in small stadium seats and pay high prices) they will cut back and the millennials will NOT pick up the slack. This is why student sections are half empty. They were rasied in a world where everything is televised, streamed, DVR'ed - there is no special need to see it live.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Thanks for another website||
Thanks for another website link to consume my time...
|3 weeks 4 days ago||I thought we were going to||
I thought we were going to witness the first on-court death in a NCAA tournament. Ridley looked seriously winded and ready to pass out.
|4 weeks 17 hours ago||Who cares, we're a basketball||
Who cares, we're a basketball school anyway...
|4 weeks 17 hours ago||Had this "upset" in my||
Had this "upset" in my bracket!
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Agree, most of the "experts"||
Agree, most of the "experts" are writing us off already.
I like the underdog role.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||These lawsuits go head to||
These lawsuits go head to head against Title IX.
If they try to pay big men's sport players, they will have to equal pay for the womens sports.
The costs will be too prohibitive and 75% of the sports will be cut and become "amateur clubs" with no school support.
I think the lawyers will argue that they cannot pay mens players what they are worth in a competitive market because the women would be worth less and that goes directly against Title IX. Title IX will win out in the courts over anti-trust.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Looking forward to the||
Duke and Louisville rematches to get us to the final 4.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||You sir are fast with the gif||
You sir are fast with the gif tools
|4 weeks 5 days ago||The game slipped away from||
The game slipped away from ohio in a butterfingerly delightful fashion.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||I love you, man!||
I love you, man!
|14 weeks 6 days ago||New Kate Upton||
New Kate Upton movie:
Use HD for full effect.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah! Friday!||
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Wrong this team has already||
Wrong this team has already gave up. I can see it in their play.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||This the worst team ever||
and i've been watching 40 years
|18 weeks 5 days ago||MSU kicked our butt this||
MSU kicked our butt this year, they proved OSU was overrated. They are clearly the best big ten team congrats to them.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||^^^ this ^^^||
|20 weeks 5 days ago||well, we would never have a||
well, we would never have a hope and a prayer of beating Oregon.