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|9 weeks 2 days ago||So put yourself in their||
So put yourself in their shoes. You have been playing football for your whole life. You have the opportunity to win one more game of the sport you love-- would you really turn it down or just quit and be done playing competitive football forever?
|9 weeks 2 days ago||I admit I was coming here to||
I admit I was coming here to be a jerk and mention how its been posted already. But I hadn't seen that each position group is wearing a different design. Thats pretty cool. Has any other team had different helmets in use at the same game?
|9 weeks 5 days ago||I wasn't blaming the AD over||
I wasn't blaming the AD over the University, they are both to blame in most cases. ADs are spending too much money and the Universities are generally supportive of this. I don't see it changing anytime soon, but it still grinds my gears a bit.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||My problem isn't with||
My problem isn't with subsidizing. Obviously, a University should be able to provide services to students outside the classroom. My issue is with with what I perceive to be an arms race between the Athletic Departments across America. If you are Michigan, OSU, etc. go ahead and spend the cash, you have it. But if you dont, FreddieMercuryHayes put it best " If it can't self support, then maybe time to downsize and not have Cadillac facilities."
|9 weeks 6 days ago||AYYYYYYYYY||
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Modern day athletic||
Modern day athletic departments shouldn't be financed off the back of students. If everyone was running athletics like they were 50 years ago -- less extravagant facilities/smaller coaches salaries -- I wouldn't see a problem student fees. However with the current cost of tuition I don't think it is fair to tack on money to run the athletic department. Make it opt-in and don't force people to take out student loans to fund the AD if they don't care to go to games. Although it is almost heretical to say on this board...athletics is not part of the core mission of the university and shouldn't be a mandatory fee.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||I'll cosign here as well.||
I'll cosign here as well. Don't feel bad in the slightest. When applying for medical school I applied to Michigan State and even Ohio State. Luckily, I didn't end up at either of those places. However, if I did I would still be happy to be improving myself professionally. Football loyalties be damned, this is about Monday-Friday, not Saturday. I don't think any sane person should fault you at all for your decision.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||I voted. But I still feel||
I voted. But I still feel kinda dirty. I'm not sure why but online polls just kind of bother me.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Grantland coining new phrases||
Grantland coining new phrases from the grave!
|10 weeks 20 hours ago||I mean I understand||
I mean I understand, they finished 0-12 this year. UCF is still a step up the coaching ladder and you are kind of coming across like this...
|11 weeks 4 days ago||I may be way behind the||
I may be way behind the times, but are the big donors still threatening the university if they change the name, or have they pretty much accepted it?
|11 weeks 6 days ago||I also thought the big 10 has||
I also thought the big 10 has rules forbidding night games in November?
|12 weeks 1 day ago||I would try to see if you can||
I would try to see if you can go elsewhere. Even if your grandfather is in the 99% percentile for people his age--I don't know of many 89 year olds who would be comfortable standing on a bleacher for a couple of hours.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Definitely try to get seats||
Definitely try to get seats within a few rows of the section entrance. My grandparents came for graduation they definitely appreciated having an easier time getting to their seats!
|17 weeks 2 days ago||Trauma shears are||
Trauma shears are surprisingly not stabby
|36 weeks 5 days ago||Since 2000 they have been||
Since 2000 they have been completely separate. However, there is a lot of alumni support for the college side. If you are interested in the history http://www.mrugby.com/history/
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Look...I don't think Hoke was||
Look...I don't think Hoke was in the right by any means. However, I think you need to put your pitchforks away. The University of Michigan is MUCH more than the University of Michigan Football team and this issue is not an institution wide issue. It is an issue for the University of Michigan Athletic department. This issue is only as big as it is because of the insane echoing effect of the 24 hour news cycle where things are a big deal because we say it is.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Thanks for that! Obviously||
Thanks for that! Obviously Matt Hinton sucks at writing and we should ignore his opinion cuz...Bill Simmons man.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Oops||
|2 years 37 weeks ago||Lawl. Lets be honest every||
Lawl. Lets be honest every single fanbase thinks the league hates them.
|2 years 45 weeks ago||And right on cue...Good to||
And right on cue...Good to see him finally playing. Lets see if we can ramp up that D
|2 years 45 weeks ago||Sorry if already covered but||
Sorry if already covered but does anyone know why Morgan isn't playing or is it still an enigma?
|2 years 45 weeks ago||This. Changing your opinion||
This. Changing your opinion on something in response to a different data set is not flip-flopping. If the flip-flop is a result of analyzing a different data set and coming up with a different conclusion, shouldn't this be a good thing? If not, what's the point in having rankings? Pre-season #1 is post-season #1 -- no flip-flopping on ballot rankings allowed.
|2 years 45 weeks ago||The transitive property||
The transitive property never fails! As a proof of concept, see how EMU's football team was better than Alabama last year!
|2 years 45 weeks ago||Well for Bell's you can head||
Well for Bell's you can head to Arizona. Unfortunately for FFF the closest place is probably Munster, IN.
|2 years 45 weeks ago||I know there are tons of||
I know there are tons of upsets every year, but does it seem like there was a disproportionate amount of bad seeding this year? Of note you have 3 12's winning, a 15 making the sweet 16 for the first time ever and a victory for a 13 and 14 seed in the first round. Also, St. Louis, a 4 seed thought to be a team that would give Louisville fits, bowed out to a 12 seed. Is this just March Madness living up to its name, a case of very poor seeding or just a demonstration of how much pariety college basketball has this year?
|2 years 46 weeks ago||I know this isn't unique to||
I know this isn't unique to me, but it feels like my bracket has been crushed in most close games. Marquette alone has busted me twice!
|2 years 46 weeks ago||Me too!! Too bad it was||
Me too!! Too bad it was supposed to be against Pitt. Woo March Madness!
|2 years 46 weeks ago||Which one? Obviously the||
Which one? Obviously the second one was worse, but the first air ball 3 was HORRIBLE
|2 years 46 weeks ago||And yet they have another||
And yet they have another shot at life!