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|1 week 1 day ago||Who was it that he called out||
Who was it that he called out on the board a while back?
|1 week 1 day ago||According to Phork, yes.||
According to Phork, yes.
|1 week 2 days ago||This is correct.||
RR rejected overtures from Alabama the year before he took the Michigan job.
|1 week 2 days ago||Mglobules has his facts||
Mglobules has his facts wrong. The National Labor Relations Act defines employers and employees to exclude state employees.
Michigan has enacted a state law that allows collective bargaining for state employees. The bill being discussed here defines employees under the state collective bargaining law to exclude college athletes from coverage of the state law.
There is no federal pre-emption and there is no serious equal protection argument that would lead to the law being struck down by a court.
|1 week 2 days ago||It clarifies that they aren't||
It clarifies that they aren't public employees.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Ty Isaac has a record from USC||
40 carries for 236 yards and 2 TDs. 4 catches for 57 yards.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||He played against Wisconsin||
along with everyone else on the team, gaining 47 yards.
Earlier he played against Kent State, Cincinnatti and MD, gaining 9, 6, and 1 yards respectively.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Why it's open to debate:||
"(so long as he tries and works, of course)."
There is little question Funchess has more talent, but DG has more discipline and a better attitude, along with some talent.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Of course, Beyer and||
Of course, Beyer and Burzynski (maybe Kerridge) are RR recruits (actually, Burzynski and Kerridge were walk-ons FWIW). Presumably some of the guys credited to RR are LC recruits - unless you adjusted for that.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||That's true.||
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Anthony Carter?||
I must have missed something. It seems like Hoke or Braylon would be the guys authorizing the wearing of that jersey.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Brian explained it:||
"a guy whose only crime is he likes Michigan apparel." Some people are just dicks - but WD isn't one of them.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Ghost-of-Toast||
If you click on the "voting details" tab above the OP you can see who voted on that post.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Courtney Avery, Taylor Lewan, Cam Gordon, and Jake Ryan||
Courtney Avery, Taylor Lewan, Cam Gordon, and Jake Ryan
|2 weeks 2 days ago||It wasn't the margin, it was||
It wasn't the margin, it was the trend. Plus, the continued failure to pay attention to details like having 11 players on the field.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||RR had 3 years at UM to||
RR had 3 years at UM to rebuild the disaster he inherited. In 2011 he would have had a second year starter at QB for the first time and finally had some quality experience on the OL. Michigan was poised to rack up yardage and points against anyone.
Arizona wasn't a smoking crater when RR got there but it wasn't a powerhouse either. RR has built it up to a point where he can start to expect consistent excellence as his RS Freshman QB and true Freshman RB gain experience.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Making the B1G look good by||
Making the B1G look good by not losing.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I didn't read a single one of||
I didn't read a single one of the 5,000 threads over there.
I read this one.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I can go along with the "good||
I can go along with the "good for him if he succeeds," but how can you possibly believe he would "flourish" at OSU when he was a complete failure at UM? Do you really think it's easier to win in the Pac-12 than the LOL? He inherited a solid team from RR and ran it into the ground. He and Brandon have literally turned Michigan into a national laughingstock, earning an appearance in the Onion and driving fans away so effectively that DB came up with "spend $3 on Coke products and we'll give you 2 tickets to a football game."
|2 weeks 3 days ago||If he "would have no problem||
If he "would have no problem finding a great staff" why were Funk and Ferrigno with him at UM?
|3 weeks 8 hours ago||That could explain his||
That could explain his success.
|3 weeks 11 hours ago||He was inconsistent because||
He was inconsistent because he had checked out after deciding he was going to turn pro.
|3 weeks 11 hours ago||Mullen came up with Urban Meyer.||
So, you're saying Mullen is to Meyer as Bo is to Woody? Sounds good.
|3 weeks 12 hours ago||And, yes Rob, it's standard.||
And, yes Rob, it's standard. The payout on separation is to compensate for lost income. If you're getting paid you haven't lost that income.
|3 weeks 12 hours ago||Before your post, I was||
Before your post, I was thinking my sarcasm detector must be busted.
|3 weeks 12 hours ago||Good post. The key point is||
Good post. The key point is that the collective bargaining laws define employers and employees, not work.
The NLRA defines employer to "include any person acting as an agent of an employer, directly or indirectly, but shall not include the United States or any wholly owned Government corporation, or any Federal Reserve Bank, or any State or political subdivision thereof, or any person subject to the Railway Labor Act [45 U.S.C. § 151 et seq.], as amended from time to time, or any labor organization (other than when acting as an employer), or anyone acting in the capacity of officer or agent of such labor organization.
"The term 'employee' shall include any employee, and shall not be limited to the employees of a particular employer, unless the Act explicitly states otherwise, and shall include any individual whose work has ceased as a consequence of, or in connection with, any current labor dispute or because of any unfair labor practice, and who has not obtained any other regular and substantially equivalent employment, but shall not include any individual employed as an agricultural laborer, or in the domestic service of any family or person at his home, or any individual employed by his parent or spouse, or any individual having the status of an independent contractor, or any individual employed as a supervisor, or any individual employed by an employer subject to the Railway Labor Act . . . ."
With these provisions, Congress allows states to legislate in the uncovered areas (there is no pre-emption). Michigan did so when it enacted PERA. The proposed amendment emphasizes that college athletes will not be included under the coverage of PERA. (I don't know whether a statutory change is necessary or not).
It should also be noted that anyone can join any union that will accept them as members. The laws address whether an employer is required to negotiate with a representative. Athletes could join together in a group and enter into discussions with an administration without any coverage under a collective bargaining statute.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Cole and Kinnel||
I'm not as confident as you are. Current commits are looking around.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||They could structure it so||
They could structure it so that he did. Brandon was allowed to "resign" and still get his payoff. It depends on what you put in the departure agreement, which serves as a new contract between the parties, setting out their rights and obligations.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Pac 12||
You left off some impressive hires:
Washington State hired Mike Leach, who had impressive results at Texas Tech
Oregon State hired a guy who was an assistant HC at USC after serving as their OC
Cal brought in the head coach from La Tech
Also, it's too late to edit now, your ASU and Arizona descriptions should be reversed.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Not true.||
LC always gets credit for Molk, RVB and Woolfolk.