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|1 day 10 hours ago||Betancourt's was a regular||
Betancourt was a regular on the PGA tour from 2009-12, but has played on the tour only sporadically the past couple of years. He has one career win and six top 10 finishes. He's from the Bay area, so it's possible he and Harbaugh know each other from his time at Stanford and with the 49ers.
|1 day 11 hours ago||Actually, you're a couple of||
Actually, you're a couple of months late. The Maryland Regents voted to change the name in December: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2015/12/11/u-md-board-of-regents-votes-to-rename-byrd-stadium/
|3 days 6 hours ago||Without getting into the||
Without getting into the bigger debate -- as someone noted, Beilein's not going anywhere any time soon so debating the issue is at best an academic exercise -- I do want to address the fandom's reaction to the early Johnny Orr's years. As someone who pleads guilty to chanting "No More Orr", I want to note his record at the time that the quoted Daily story was written:
And he was building off Dave Strack's multiple final four appearances (although to be fair, Strack's last couple of years were not very good.)
Right after that article was written, Orr's teams went on a very nice upward trajectory (before declining just before he took the ISU job). So perhaps the watch word here is patience.
|6 days 6 hours ago||And, does anyone care that||
And, does anyone care that it's for this year, not next? Seems like the current players don't get a chance to either play -- or get out of dodge. If they did it for next year, then current players could transfer and current recruits could go elsewhere. (I get that some of the current players might not be total innocents, but unless we know which ones . . .)
|1 week 6 hours ago||27 for 27. Nuff said.||
27 for 27. Nuff said.
|1 week 1 day ago||This may be the best thing||
This may be the best thing Neuheisel has ever done.
|2 weeks 12 hours ago||James (Earl) Jones||
James (Earl) Jones
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Here's what Baseball||
Here's what Baseball America's College Baseball writer Teddy Cahill said in response to my question:
Michigan, last year's Big Ten Tournament champion, checks in at No. 15. Is it aggressive? Yeah, you could probably say that. But I really believe in the Wolverines potential this season. There's a lot coming back from last year's team, especially on the pitching side where they'll have Nutof and Adcock at the front of the rotation. And Carmen Benendetti is one of the best two-way players in the country. He'll be good for them in the bullpen and in the lineup. Infielder Jake Bivens, the Big Ten freshman of the year, is back and outfielder Jonathan Engelmann could give the Wolverines back-to-back freshman of the year award winners. And the experience that the team got by winning the Big Ten Tournament and then playing well in the NCAA Tournament will be big. They've got some things to figure out still, but I think coach Erik Bakich has the program moving in the right direction and that they're ready to take this step forward this spring.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Baseball America is having an||
Baseball America is having an online chat at 2 this afternoon about the rankings. I posted a question about the Michigan ranking. I'll let folks know if they respond and, if so, what they said.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||One thing that doesn't get||
One thing that doesn't get mentioned enough is the following: does Swenson really want to go to a program where your coaches don't think you'll play? Would Swenson really want to show up in Ann Arbor and then never see the field, except perhaps in garbage time? Swenson is apparently landing at a good program where he can get a good education and where he's wanted by the coaches. If you agree with the proceeding, Michigan may have done him a favor, a big favor.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I've read in a couple of||
I've read in a couple of places that Swenson and the coaches basically were given the heads up back in October/November, but Swenson essentially played ostrich and ignored the heads ups.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||For the record, there are||
For the record, there are still a lot of ifs to the forecast. If it goes North and East, then more sleet in DC, more snow in NYC and Boston. If it goes South, DC gets all snow, but less of it. I just checked the following sources and they're all over the place: -- Capital Weather Gang -- at least 8 inches, maybe twice that. -- Accuweather - 12-16 inches -- Wunderground -- at least 12, maybe twice that. -- weather.com -- 6-9 I'm rooting for weather.com, especially since I have to fly to Chicago for a funeral Sunday night or Monday and I never get plowed until just about everyone else has been plowed.
Capital Weather Gang has updated projections and now they and most others are predicting one to two feet maybe more. Here's a link that lists some of the latest predicitons: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2016/01/20/how-much-snow-are-local-forecasters-and-computer-models-predicting/
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Great work, but I think you||
Great work, but I think you meant first regular season B1G title since 2008. Let's not forget who won the B1G tourney last season.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Texas beat ISU so that also||
Texas beat ISU so that also helps the resume.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Yeah, I wanted to know which||
Yeah, I wanted to know which team and which position!
|4 weeks 4 days ago||I'm pretty sure I read that||
I'm pretty sure I read that there were some new Crystal Ballz for Allen to Michigan.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||What's with Billy Powers||
What's with Billy Powers wearing all that green?
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Remember Chris Peterson. He's||
Remember Chris Peterson. He's now UW's coach.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||One for the good guys!||
One for the good guys!
|4 weeks 6 days ago||One of the newest articles is||
One of the newest articles is by Card catcher Brayan Pena and details his defection from -- and recent return to -- Cuba. Well, worth a read.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||While Brian's post was||
While Brian's post was amusing, I think it was intended as a zinger against the B1G refs in the Rutgers' game.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||It would be neat if Harbaugh||
It would be neat if Harbaugh called a TO and sent Speight in for him.
|6 weeks 3 hours ago||Sam Walker is the global||
Sam Walker is the global sports editor for the WSJ. He's a Michigan grad and, I believe, his father is/was a faculty member at Michigan.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||According to||
According to Baseballamerica.com, Murray will transfer to Oklahoma. It's not clear at this time whether he will play both football and baseball or just football.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||If Hoke goes back to Ball||
If Hoke goes back to Ball State, will he wear red this time around?
|8 weeks 10 hours ago||Even the 3:30 games give you||
Even the 3:30 games give you the opportunity to golf 18 after the game ends.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Legend, and perhaps fact, has||
Legend, and perhaps fact, has it that Wilpon was better than Koufax in high school. Some evidence of that is that Wilpon got the scholarship to Mchigan while Koufax settled for one at the University of Cincinnati.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||That was the cause, but||
That was the cause, but Landis also barred him, based on info provided by Herrmann (the Reds owner) and Fisher never appealed. That's why Kuhn later "cleared" him.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||Navy's coach is going to BYU.||
Navy's coach is going to BYU. Book it.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||Bush says he's made up his||
Bush says he's made up his mind and will announce this week. FSU coaches are making a home visit today. Am I too optimistic if I say that this is a last gasp effort by FSU to change his mind?