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|1 day 2 hours ago||Borda method||
The Borda method of voting (used by this and pretty much all college sports polls) can have all sorts of counter-intuitive results where, for example, none of the voters ranked Michigan and Ferris State any differently relative to each other after last weekend, but changes in how other teams are ranked can flip them in the overall ranking.
|6 days 1 hour ago||One of my son's high school||
One of my son's high school classmates died last weekend (only 15) from cancer.
Best wishes to you and your wife, and keep fighting.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||Jock-a-matics||
is what we called them when I was an RA at South Quad in the early 90s. Two athletes moved into my hall at the semester break, and I was told that part of the reason was to get away from some of the jock-a-matics. The first day the new telephone directories (hooray 90s!) were published for the semester, I counted no fewer than 8 young women on my hall with the directory in hand, checking where the guys lived.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||Uh oh||
Cal Tech better duck and cover.
|15 weeks 4 days ago||^^This||
I've been a grad student and/or employee at Notre Dame for the last 10+ years, and this is definitely true for the people around campus. You'll see far more Muck Fichigan shirts than shirts for any other rival (with BC - Backup College running a distant second).
|29 weeks 8 hours ago||I wouldn't describe lawsuits||
I wouldn't describe lawsuits that went to trial "unsubstantiated."
The question isn't whether she pissed somebody off - anybody who gets to where she is has almost certainly pissed several sombodies off. The question is whether Rutgers has the first clue of how to do an A.D. search properly, especially given the circumstances under which the search was necessary.
Either they didn't know about these issues, or thought they wouldn't be a potential problem that needed to be anticipated. Both of these possibilities reflect an absurd degree of irresponsibility on the part of those who made this hiring decision and have handled the ensuing controversy.
As for Hermann, Rutgers can have her - maybe she'll do a good job, maybe she won't. My concern lies well above the A.D. position. If I'm the B1G (and as an alum of a B1G school), I'm wondering just who the hell I've gotten into bed with.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||Dammit||
From the Department of Redundancy Department.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||Fencing and Men's volleyball||
My daughter is a fencer, so I've got a bit more interest than many, I'll admit.
|33 weeks 6 days ago||Congrats!||
Like everybody else already said. congratulations. That's a hell of an achievement.
This is relatively minor, but I managed to pass my comps exams for my PhD program today. Maybe I had some good MGoMojo.
By the way, my background is education, and my PhD will be education-related. Can you tell me what your field and project are?
|34 weeks 1 day ago||College Football Playoff||
Maybe the name of the playoffs is intended to indicate that this is the Platonic ideal of the college footbal playoff. Hence the capital letters.
|35 weeks 22 hours ago||Because light sabers are far||
Because light sabers are far more elegant. If you think blasters are clumsy and random, force lightning is even worse.
|35 weeks 22 hours ago||Ugh||
I believe you are correct. A little bit of nostalgia think ing about CRISP, but, wow, did CRISP suck. Standing in a line that stretched halfway down the basement hall in Angell, waiting to get to sit down in a chair while the person on the computer punched in your classes and told you that these three courses are full, so please try again.
Missed the phone system by two years.
|35 weeks 6 days ago||David Harlock||
If I remember right, David Harlock wore the C as a sophomore in 1990-91. He was elected a co-captain with Don Stone.
Not trying to diminish Copp's accomplishment, just pimping the older guys who played when I was there.
|36 weeks 3 days ago||...No escape from reality.||
[Edit]: dammit, beaten
|36 weeks 4 days ago||Dammit||
|37 weeks 1 day ago||DOH!!!||
Reminds me of Milt Wilcox getting the first 26 out against the ChiSox when I was 11. Back then, without umpteen games on every night, getting a chance to watch a perfect game on TV was really rare. Still remember the hit, my brief disappointment, and Wilcox just sort of shrugging with a half-smile on his face, not unlike Darvish's.
|37 weeks 3 days ago||I'm sure I'm not the first to point this out...||
But to a parent of three, your handle is both hilarious and terrifying at the same time.
|37 weeks 3 days ago||I'm at work right now, so||
I'm at work right now, so mgoblog is okay.
When the books come out, mgoblog pretty much disappears. Plus, mgoblog never gets my blood pressure, rage, elation, etc. up the way live Michigan sports do. It's the exhaustion of the event that makes it bad for studying.
|37 weeks 3 days ago||.||
Said "holy s#!t" then turned off the television.
I'm less than two weeks from my PhD comps exams (five fields), and Michigan basketball is too emotionally involving and draining right now. That sequence from the missed free throw to Burke's shot is the only Michigan tourney basketball I've seen live this year.
I better pass these #*($! exams.
|37 weeks 3 days ago||Yes||
I was at Yost that night, and I still remember people in the press box jumping up and down and making Heisman poses - the place went absolutely bonkers. Those that hadn't seen the people in the press box figured out pretty quick what had happened in New York.
|37 weeks 4 days ago||I know who you're talking about||
but I'm not Eric. Didn't swim in high school.
|37 weeks 4 days ago||From 2007||
At that time, Miami had won two CCHA season titles, no CCHA tournament titles, and made no frozen fours in five appearances.
|37 weeks 4 days ago||Wow||
That kid from USC is f'ing fast. Just swam the fast 100 yard relay split ever.
|37 weeks 4 days ago||I almost posted a picture of||
I almost posted a picture of an alot. You'd think "figgered" would have been a big enough clue.
|37 weeks 4 days ago||Yep||
|37 weeks 4 days ago||Platform divers are insane.||
That is all.
|37 weeks 4 days ago||Yes - change the thread title||
Cal can get no more than 9 points in the last swimming event, and I don't think they have anybody in the platform diving finals.
|37 weeks 4 days ago||More results...||
Not that it matters a whole lot for the team title, but in the 200 fly:
Michigan goes 3-8-11
Kid from California ties Michael Phelps American record.
Current score: Michigan 446, California 388.5
400 free relay all that's left for M.
|37 weeks 4 days ago||GO BLUE!!!!!||
|37 weeks 4 days ago||Heh.||
Heh. Ann Arbor Huron '89, Michigan '93.
I had a few HS friends who were in band at EMU who were PISSED about the switch to Eagles.