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|4 weeks 12 hours ago||Where to I sign to support the GA for students?||
Where to I sign to support the GA for students?
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Staying makes sense to me||
I think staying would enable him to improve his stock. Work more on his handle, be the primary scorer next year, get stronger. I think he gets better and has better stats if he stays. I don't see how his stock goes down if he stays next year but could see it going up.
I have not see enough our of GRIII to think he will be a great NBA player, too many holes in his game right now. McGary is the most NBA ready from an athletic standpoint but I think he really needs at least another year to work on skills.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Bimbo's, Pretzel Bell,||
Bimbo's, Pretzel Bell, Village Bell...
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Shields!||
I worked in Southfield for years and Shields was more convienent than the Buddy's in Farmington Hills. I like Cottage Inn but Shields is better. I've never tried Jets as their crappy commercials made me think they sucked.
I'm on a diet so no Pizza for me for awhile.
I worked at Domino's HQ in Ann Arbor in the late 90's and they would deliver a hot pie to your desk. You could not just get a slice, contributing to my current weight siuation years later. For some reason a Domino's Pizza at HQ was pretty good. Plus you could volunteer to "help out" in the test kitchen by trying new pies, dough etc
|7 weeks 3 days ago||I often think of dropping off||
I often think of dropping off couches, lighter fluid and matches on game day in East Lansing to just make sure they have enough material to get the party started!
|7 weeks 4 days ago||That looks like||
That looks like the water cascading down the stairwell after an early 80"s water fight in West Quad. The football players broke out the fire hoses. As remember we got fined for that. Thankfully we were not on the ground floor.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Missing my season ticket points||
All looks to be good except I am missing my Season Ticket points. They have combined my alumni status with my wife for 40 points which is nice.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||As much as I dislike the "States", I hate Wisconsin more in BB||
As much as I dislike the "States", I hate Wisconsin more in BB. I hate Bo Ryan, I hate his style, I hate the "we're unathletic so we will mug our way to wins". Glad to see them gone.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Free throws!||
Purdue was 11th in the Big Ten in Free Throw %. They hit nearly 85% last night I think. If they had shot their average from the line it would have been less of a game. Our rebounding does blow however and I saw laziness in getting back on the break. Hopefully they can cure that.
There were a few times on the Purdue break I was yelling "stop the ball!". Also a lack of charges taken was surprising, must have been poor defensive rotation.
|13 weeks 3 days ago||Basketball 1977||
1977 Michigan beats # 1 Marquette 69-68 at Crisler. Crisler was rocking and our point guard Ricky Green was limping around with a leg injury. That Marquette team went on to win the National Title.
1969 Michigan beats OSU in Bo's first year
2nd Braylon Fest
|13 weeks 6 days ago||A new George Woodard?||
He was only 280lbs. Texas A&M ran him into the Michigan line 40+ times in a lopsided loss to Michigan in the 1970's.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||MSU is not the only alternative||
Neither of my kids would even apply to MSU as a backup plan, both chose GVSU as a backup - which is nipping at MSU's heals academically speaking. One of my kids is at Michigan after a year at GVSU and the other will be at either Michigan or GVSU this fall. So feel free to bash away!
I tell everyone considering MSU to look at GVSU instead.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||Even as a kid I thought||
Even as a kid I thought getting someone's autograph was weird. I don't think memories require a signature but that is just me.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||If they can||
If they can only get Jeff Defran off permanently that would be great. Has to be the least informed and most ignorant guy on that station.
|19 weeks 18 hours ago||Close only counts in||
Close only counts in horseshoes, hand grenades and DRIVE IN MOVIES.
|21 weeks 5 days ago||Have you ever held a job?||
Have you ever held a job? You don't burn bridges because someday you might want to be a coach and need an endorsement, or need a letter of recommendation. You might need a job and a well connected Dave Brandon might be able to help. If the players are smart they want to leave on good standing with a powerful man who can help in the future.
|21 weeks 5 days ago||A decent schedule that does||
A decent schedule that does not involve sending games to Jerryworld. No more games with Div II teams like App State. I think he has done well which makes his minor mistakes more obvious.
|21 weeks 5 days ago||I disagree, both Canhan and||
I disagree, both Canhan and Martin were self made entrepreneurial millionaires. Brandon has risen up the corporate ranks and has done extremely well. I'll take a successful entrepreneur over a corporate manager many times
|21 weeks 5 days ago||Excellent. I think that is||
Excellent. I think that is part of the DB problem. It's sometime less his message than how he delivers it. "condescension and dismissiveness toward those who view things differently" is spot on.
I think if he did not sometimes appear to be a dick his message would be better received. He strikes me as CEO who sometimes does not give a damm about his minions.
|21 weeks 5 days ago||I think he has done a decent||
I think he has done a decent job. I don't mind the money grab, but sometimes he seems like a sanctimonious prick. He makes lots of decisions with little input from the football stakeholders (from my perspective). Crappy scheduling, move of the home game to Dallas, odd uniforms, screaming promotional efforts are on the downside. Reworking facilites, hires have been good.
I would give him B so far.
|21 weeks 5 days ago||You are a dumbass if you||
You are a dumbass if you think a player leaving has nothing to lose by burning the Brandon bridge. Brandon is wealthy, powerful and has contacts throught the business and sports world. Your best interest would be to make no waves.
Maybe the players do like them but there is nothing to be gained and something to lose by saying they are crap.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||2010 - My son was deferred =>||
2010 - My son was deferred => then waitlisted => then rejected. He transferred into Michigan LS&A after 1 year at another school. He was a 3.6 and 31 ACT.
2012 - My daughter was just deferred with 3.75 and 29 ACT and had applied to COE. She is not happy either
My wife and I are Alumni as was my father. As noted above her brother is a current student. I got a note from the Ross bschool asking for money today, not good timing.
With my son we worked the Alumni thing and admissions to no avail.
Getting into Michigan is far from scientific but a deferral is not a rejection so tell her to hang in their while working on a backup plan.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||What was even worse what his||
What was even worse what his radio show "Parker and the Man" with some complete asshole Sparty. Worst. Radio. Ever. I though his career would be circling the toilet by now.
|22 weeks 5 days ago||Not if the outcome||
Not if the outcome meant you had to spend time in the Ohio prison system...
|22 weeks 5 days ago||Fishing||
Here he is going fishing. The sad thing is the NCAA will go all Honey Badger on this and not give a shit.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||Quality and price||
Yup commented on both quality and price. Also commented on getting students to show up. No show = no tickets the following year.
|25 weeks 4 days ago||Just like everywhere else.||
"Just like everywhere else." No, not really. There is a reason every visting team thinks a visit to Columbus is the worst. How do you like being the most hated location by every other Big Ten team's visiting fans due to your unruly behavior? That the vote would ber unanimous? You problably like the expansion so that to can create a wider swath of people in the US that hate visting your stadium for a game.
Obviously not every OSU fan is an asshole, but the propensity for them is miuch higher than anywhere else in the Big Ten.
|26 weeks 1 day ago||Hockey School||
When I was in school they sucked at both basketball and football. They were a hockey school! The post Fab 5 era allow them a window into basketball success.
|26 weeks 1 day ago||And they both have Jersey boy||
And they both have Jersey boy Mike Valenti in common!
|26 weeks 4 days ago||I agree||
No grousing, just went to work. Much better at handling the transition than the early Carr/RRod group.