"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
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|1 hour 19 min ago||I think||
A better post would be about the insanity of firing winning coaches. The mentality you ascribe to the SEC I believe is correct - win at all costs, even if you have to fire a guy who is a winner (but isn't getting you to the national championship game); look at what happened to Miles (almost) and Richt.
However, the reality is that firing a winner is almost certainly going to get you someone worse. The itchy-trigger-fingered money-bagmen of the SEC are an impatient lot, and my guess is that over the long haul, that makes them have worse coaches and outcomes than those with a little patience.
As for the Big Ten, it is kind of an amazing place right now: Urban, Mork, and Harbs alone make it an elite conference. Throw in the renaissance with Ferentz and you have a pretty terrific group, one that is hard to match.
|11 hours 54 min ago||you forgot||
you forgot J. Elliott
|13 hours 50 min ago||Big Nut||
Big Nut theory: Maybe he had testicular cancer - hence, he is not Big Nuts.
And a Dead Poets reference! What a great movie, taught me all I needed to know about poetry. I liked some of the Whitman in it particularly. Here, the last part of "O Me! O Life!" which discusses what life is about. The answer:
"That you are here—that life exists and identity,
|21 hours 20 sec ago||well done||
good writeups all season long, and power to you for finishing one this week, when it was mostly WORST and just tiny bits of BEST.
hopefully the upward trajectory for the team continues and thus inspires you to continue in your efforts!
|1 day 45 min ago||well||
then he forgets how to coach.
|1 day 51 min ago||well||
your worries were well founded it seems.
|1 day 15 hours ago||yes thanks||
he was ok, then good, then really really good.
i enjoyed it and it made for a pretty darn good year.
|1 day 16 hours ago||unfortunately||
you are right.
unless you want a venti.
|1 day 16 hours ago||oh shut up already||
oh shut up already
|1 day 16 hours ago||i am opposed||
to getting our asses kicked in the last game of the year.
if this helps with that, then i am for it.
|1 day 16 hours ago||ugh||
unfortunately spot on.
hard to see us winning this game for a while, unfortunately.
why couldn't they shit the bed this week instead of last????
|1 day 17 hours ago||i think i know what to look for alas||
|2 days 18 hours ago||Harbaugh||
Harbaugh of Michigan - I like it.
|5 days 11 hours ago||nope||
they just reviewed psu on film
|5 days 11 hours ago||my 13-year old self||
my 13-year old self saw this in person and i must say, one of my favorite moments in the big house.
and same about kolesar: STAY INBOUNDS!
|5 days 15 hours ago||really enjoyed this||
thanks - and now to see how OSU gameplans...
|6 days 10 hours ago||former player here||
and what it was like was amazing, but also humbling, and then, in only the slightest way, regurgitating, if you know what i mean.
mostly we ate ham sandwiches during the week.
but ah, the game.
don't let 'em tell you different: we put on our shorts the same way they do - backwards and one leg at a time, or was it frontwards? I forget.
then we sometimes measured the heights of the field goal posts, and coach was like "it's the darned same as every other darned field you evah played on!" and we were like "huh?"
most important thing to remember was the pre-game speech. I remember it like it was 1955 (which is odd because it was 1974). Coach walked in and said "it's simple boys, WIN. THE. GAME." and we all agreed, except Jed, who wasn't the quickest let me tell you.
but otherwise it's all the same, except in the early days we only played in black and white so honestly you couldn't even tell which team was which unless you had x-ray vision or something.
|6 days 12 hours ago||oh||
i hate how all the damn record books on the internets have been changed thanks to "vacated" wins...
that said, I am still amazed that we lose twice for every one we win against 'em.
|6 days 12 hours ago||so much gold||
"I’ve capitulated on trying to gain clarity"
was my fave.
|6 days 12 hours ago||dude||
hate Crean all you want, but Indiana is an historic BB program.
we are 53-98 against them all time.
indeed, they may be the ones laughing if we claim it's a rivalry (alas).
|1 week 15 hours ago||well||
when you say that the problem would be solved by purchasing
"more bandwidth from the web hosting company"
you are most likely wrong - otherwise they would have just done that.
I bet it's more drupal/database issues which are much harder to fix. to support the load this site gets, I bet he'd have to change a lot of things ... (including much of the software stack)
|1 week 15 hours ago||another pic||
close up of what's on back of head:
|1 week 15 hours ago||hmm||
Thanks for the report.
"Without a doubt, this is the most scenic locale of any Big Ten school/..."
Madison is pretty nice too:
|1 week 20 hours ago||close||
it's actually called a "four pod"
|1 week 20 hours ago||you||
you have to get your nutsack stapled too, thems the rules
|1 week 23 hours ago||strange argument||
"If you need two paragraphs to If you need two paragraphs to explain why that wasn't a catch, you've lost the argument."
This is the strangest argument I have ever seen. What if he needed 1 1/2 paragraphs? Where is the cut off for arguments that are automatically wrong?
Also, let me try a shorter form:
That was not a catch, because he actually bobbles it twice. On a different replay, when he first "catches" it, the ball is actually being bobbled; then, as he regains control and is falling, he bobbles it while hitting the ground. Thus he never had firm possession."
Boom - ONE PARAGRAPH!
|1 week 3 days ago||depends||
but often, I will not watch any sports for a while so as to avoid highlights. esp. after some ridiculous thing, e.g., sparty game this year.
|1 week 3 days ago||I WANT||
THE MICHIGAN OSU GAME TO BE RED VS BLUE REGARDLESS OF WHO IS HOME TEAM
|1 week 3 days ago||answer||
"How do I +1 this comment?"
You hit the little green arrow / half triangle thing.
|1 week 3 days ago||somehow||
i read that as you accidentally "sexted" him which is ok by me but you know keep it private buddy.
but then i read it again