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|5 days 1 hour ago||Agree. Or sleeve numbers.||
Agree. Or sleeve numbers. I've always been partial to those.
+ a blue collar would be nice, and also have a symbolic meaning to it.
|6 days 1 hour ago||Agreed, little block M's||
Agreed, little block M's would be cool.
Kind of like how Sparty does it, theirs don't look horrible.
|6 days 1 hour ago||FWIW, I know someone who ran||
FWIW, I know someone who ran track at ND and graduated last year, she says that ever since the UA contract went into effect, the track team won't train in UA footwear. They all go out and buy their own adidas or Asics.
|6 days 1 hour ago||Where are you hearing this?||
Where are you hearing this? One of the big reasons ND went with UA was that they wanted to have the largest contract in the NCAA, but adidas refused to make their deal worth more than Michigan's, whether through loyalty or contractual obligation.
Also, when asked about the potential of more team/player sponsorships, UA's CEO said "we're not going to compete with our dumbest competitor." I think this kind of shows that company's direction, and I highly doubt more high profile college sponsorships are in their future.
LINK to that story.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Lmao tech on Beilein. You||
Lmao tech on Beilein. You know it's bad when that happens.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I hate that I agree with you,||
I hate that I agree with you, because I want to believe that true competition still exists anymore, but this is spot on.
Wisconsin is the B1G's only chance to bring exposure to the conference"brand" this March, so they need to advance and get a high tourney seed, simple as that.
I'm staying positive because we played pretty well, but the odds are against us
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Doesn't look great right now,||
Doesn't look great right now, but if a couple calls went our way it would be a 10+ point Michigan lead right now. We're not out of it at all.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Need a GIF of that||
Need a GIF of that immediately!
|2 weeks 3 days ago||NIke is better based on||
NIke is better based on what?
I keep seeing the argument "Nike is clearly better" but have not seen any concrete reasons why other than "kids like it."
You say that adidas sucks, but also say you only have ever bought one piece of apparel? I'm not saying everything they make is amazing but it's impossible to judge based on one item.
And when we first signed the adidas contract, I would have agreed that Nike does make a superior product. adidas was crap up until about 2 1/2 years ago. But now, adidas has the top performance footwear on the market, hands down.
And like it or not, tournament unis bring exposure to the brand. You're talking about it, and that was the goal. Remember when Nike had all of their schools wearing gray a couple years ago? People on here would have had a meltdown if that happened to us.
There's also something to be said for being a company's flagship school. Given our recent success we'd be a middle tier Nike school at best. I mean look at Miami (YTM). They were the original sponsored school, but they've been down for a few years, Nike treats them like crap and they end up leaving for adidas.
|20 weeks 16 hours ago||Wellllll that wasn't pretty.||
Wellllll that wasn't pretty. But at least I don't have to defend my alma mater TOO much next week...
|22 weeks 2 days ago||Been a looooong week let's do||
Been a looooong week let's do the unthinkable and take it to em tomorrow!
|24 weeks 3 days ago||This captures my thoughts on||
This captures my thoughts on the issue perfectly.
However, I'd be utterly shocked if he does even ONE of the things on this list.
I don't feel like I matter to the AD, and that's a problem. He takes this "this is big business, you wouldn't understand" attitude to things and it's very off-putting.
I've never felt so disconnected from the program
|37 weeks 1 day ago||Grabbed a sixer of Gulo Gulo||
Grabbed a sixer of Gulo Gulo tonight. Never had it, heard it was good though so I'm giving it a try
|1 year 2 weeks ago||They still had a chance to||
They still had a chance to win. OSU made what 2 of 8 ft's on their final 4 posessions? State only had to make one basket but instead kept turning it over.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||For me? Yes I think that's||
For me? Yes I think that's awesome that I can be a part of something so cool and historic. But for the average student who doesn't post on football message boards, the at home experience of a game against some tiny directional school seems just as good as being there.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||Why? He is basically saying||
Why? He is basically saying that the University has stripped everything away from games that made them fun and unique. If i want obnoxiously loud piped in music and advertisements at every stoppage of play, I can get that in the comfort of my own home by turning on the tv and cranking up the surround sound.
The only difference is that I saved hundreds of dollars on parking, tickets, and absurdly overpriced food, and hours of time spent waiting in lines.
The one thing I would miss out on by not going to the games now is the halftime show. And since they decided to turn that into an advertisement as well, i'm ok with missing it.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||No kidding. Excellent blitz||
No kidding. Excellent blitz read and toss to funchess
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Morris looks more comfortable||
Morris looks more comfortable in the pocket than Gardner. Like the arm strength too
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Morris is rockin some pretty||
Morris is rockin some pretty sweet kicks, so we got that going for us
|1 year 12 weeks ago||About damn time they called a||
About damn time they called a hold
|1 year 14 weeks ago||The problem is there wasn't||
The problem is there wasn't enough time to keep competing. If it had happened with like 60 seconds left, fine, man up and finish the game. But that call essentially turned it into a free throw shooting contest with Arizona being spotted one point.
I do agree about the mental composure though, there were times when our guys tried to do a little too much. But the only way to get better at that is to live through it, and in the past year and a half nobody on this team really did because, as you alluded to, the ball would be in Burke's hands.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Burned by a questionable call||
Burned by a questionable call at the end. Honestly this was the best looking game from this team this year. Zona made some adjustments and came out strong in the second half, as you would expect them to. If that foul doesn't get called, or Caris grabs that board, Michigan wins.
This one was tough, but if you look at the losses so far there isn't one to be ashamed of. Iowa St. on the road (undefeated), Duke on the road (nobody is allowed to win there), a loss on the third day of a tournament that took place outside of this country, on a buzzer beater, and a home loss to the number one and undefeated Wildcats. As long as we keep improving we'll be fine.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||I wouldn't be the least bit||
I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if they went full blackout tomorrow. Tbh I was expecting a lot worse.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||Man Nebraska sure does look||
Man Nebraska sure does look flat today.
|1 year 29 weeks ago||Yea less rowdy for sure. Part||
Yea less rowdy for sure. Part of the problem was that there were so many freshmen in the closer rows that had no clue what to do. They didn't know chants, or when to get loud, etc. I swear there was a 3rd down when we were on defense and everyone around me was sitting down.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||These are real classy. How an||
These are real classy. How an alternate uni should be if you ask me.
|1 year 44 weeks ago||I'm a uniform nerd so this||
I'm a uniform nerd so this was really cool. But I have to say, even though I hated them at first, the UTL jerseys were very well done. Classy, not over the top, and as a previous poster said, it brings back the emotion of that game just from seeing them.
|2 years 8 weeks ago||Free throws will be huge in||
Free throws will be huge in this game, especially down the stretch
|2 years 9 weeks ago||85-59 M wins.||
|2 years 14 weeks ago||I'm ok with it BECAUSE it||
I'm ok with it BECAUSE it isn't a huge game for us. The players get to have fun for a week in Florida, celebrate their season of hard work done in the classroom and on the field, and play an exhibition game, which at the end of the day doesn't mean much.
If it was the Rose Bowl or National Championship I'd want to remember Michigan wearing something more traditional. This isn't, so I'm cool with whatever, as long as the players enjoy it.