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|13 hours 51 min ago||My friend actually mentioned||
My friend actually mentioned the two-games thing, but from my reading about it after that discussion, I think that was because they had started the College Football Association to act independently of the NCAA. They set it up to allow additional games to be broadcast, the NCAA didn't like that and threatened to penalize the schools who participated, which was what precipitated the lawsuit. That said, this is all happening prior to my emergence as a corporeal being circa 1983, so I don't really know.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||(No subject)||
|5 weeks 1 day ago||The researchers collected||
The researchers collected their data within the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), which is a long-term UM project, so this was done with original data. The National Institute on Aging supported the research along with UM.
"Ad revenue" doesn't guide decisions on research topics, since academics would never see any of it. The reason why there is a lot of work done with secondary data is because there's lots of it out there, and there are sufficient econometric and computing tools to explore it and deal with potential issues of causality.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Though they don't investigate||
Though they don't investigate that exact question, one thing they do find is that concordance in non-drinking doesn't have a positive effect on marriage quality, so I don't think the effect is quite so simple as just behaving similarly. But they do acknowledge that this contributes to the broader compatibility theories of marriage quality.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Hard to pick anyone but||
Hard to pick anyone but Nyquist, given his Red Wings/Michigan connections and the engineering angle too.
|16 weeks 1 day ago||Unfortunately, there has||
Looking at the FBI's Crime in the United States reports over the last 10 years, I don't think its the case that the rate of unrelated murders has increased, at least not according to the FBI's data. If anything, it looks like its decreasing.
|17 weeks 20 hours ago||I am too, but there's a gulf||
I am too, but there's a gulf between saying "I don't find tattoos on women attractive" and saying something like "Why mess with perfection?" The latter implies that you feel you know better than someone else how they ought to manage their own bodies - basically the same as this:
|17 weeks 20 hours ago||Because they don't care what||
Because they don't care what you think?
|17 weeks 6 days ago||I cannot believe that the||
I cannot believe that the same label that had Sepultura, Glassjaw, Slipknot, Soulfly, and Mastodon is responsible for Nickelback.
|25 weeks 2 days ago||If you aren't reading Ramzy||
If you aren't reading Ramzy Nasrallah at least once in a while, you're missing out. There's a reason why Brian cites him all the time.
|28 weeks 6 days ago||Grunge came about in the||
Grunge came about in the early 90s, when the US was in recession where there was a fairly high level of unemployment, particularly for young people.
|29 weeks 5 hours ago||WHO?||
|29 weeks 6 days ago||He did get blasted pretty||
He did get blasted pretty hard for it by a lot of folks, but in the Q&A he did here, he spoke about how those came to be and how they're being addressed in subsequent printings.
|30 weeks 1 day ago||I had thought that the law||
I had thought that the law had changed the way it was included, but was still part of the "points," but could not be the deciding factor - or something like that. I'm pretty removed from that part now so you may be correct.
I mean, you're right, of course, but those are 65 pretty powerful positions, as we, Texas and Rutgers have gotten a lot of very public experience with lately.
|30 weeks 1 day ago||We consider it as part of our||
We consider it as part of our criteria for admission to the University, so I think its relevant when considering who we hire to lead it, as well.
|30 weeks 1 day ago||I linked to the report that I||
I linked to the report that I drew the NCAA stats from, but the links are a bad color in the table. They provided some additional breakdown in the report:
That report includes a lot of other stuff about ethnicity in college athletics, as well as within the NCAA itself.
|30 weeks 1 day ago||Ugh, forgot about him.||
Ugh, forgot about him. Thanks, updated.
|30 weeks 6 days ago||He even gets the shimmy in||
He even gets the shimmy in afterwards. Amazing.
|31 weeks 13 hours ago||If by "profit" you mean they||
If by "profit" you mean they get a little walking around money to pay parking tickets and stuff, then yeah, they do alright.
|31 weeks 2 days ago||It also hasn't helped that||
It also hasn't helped that there are 18 different boxing weight classes, which means unless you're a serious boxing junkie, it can be difficult to keep track of where everyone stands and who the current champ is.
|32 weeks 2 days ago||I get the reaction against||
I get the reaction against the perceived hypocrisy, but to say that if you don't like what the organization you work for does, your obligation is to quit before you can criticize it is a pretty strong position. Especially given that its the thing they've been training to do all their lives, they perceive they aren't especialy qualified to do anything else, and they only have a brief period in which they can make any money doing it.
|36 weeks 1 day ago||The uh...best...damn pet shop||
The uh...best...damn pet shop in town!
|37 weeks 4 days ago||The opposing defense will||
The opposing defense will play very differently in the closing two minutes of a close game, ceding yards to avoid giving up a big play.
|37 weeks 6 days ago||Are Axl and Slash back on||
Are Axl and Slash back on speaking terms?
|38 weeks 1 day ago||Under typical university||
Under typical university endowment assumptions, the principal needs to be at least 20 times the annual draw, so to cover just Edsall's $2.1 million salary would require a $40+ million endowment. UA's doing good, but I doubt they have that kind of cash laying around to invest in UMD football.
|38 weeks 3 days ago||$44 for twin beds? That's $11||
$44 for twin beds? That's $11 per athlete per night. I think we've found the way to make bowl trips profitable!
|39 weeks 3 days ago||At which point, he stared||
At which point, he stared blankly for a few moments before saying, "What's nadir mean?"
|41 weeks 14 hours ago||I think Cardale and JT are||
I think Cardale and JT are roommates.
|44 weeks 3 days ago||for you||
|49 weeks 2 days ago||lolrutgers indeed||