FWIW. Michigan doesn't seem inclined to get re-involved.
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|21 weeks 14 hours ago||As long as we're being technical||
You're actually technically incorrect (the best kind of incorrect!). If beating a specific team has a negative value, it could absolutely be the case that Beat Crean > Beat Everyone.
For example -- imagine that your second favorite B1G team is Norwestern (as it probably should be). In that case, beating everyone would include beating Michigan. That clearly has a negative value from the point of view of a Michigan fan. In that case, I think it would be safe to say that (Northwestern) beating Crean > (Northwestern) beating everyone.
|26 weeks 3 days ago||Larry||
Larry's not white. He's clear.
|26 weeks 6 days ago||missed opportunity||
Your title should have been "Will Hagerup Return?"
|32 weeks 5 days ago||Dick Katcher award||
|35 weeks 1 day ago||RR||
At least Rich Rod's record improved from year to year instead of the opposite.
|35 weeks 1 day ago||hmm||
|37 weeks 5 days ago||signed ones||
Seth, does this just mean that the signed ones aren't out yet?
|38 weeks 1 day ago||catch them off guard||
Punt. They'll never expect it, and we can begin the field position game
|39 weeks 6 days ago||hmm||
Fire ACL tears?
|40 weeks 3 days ago||Cubs fan||
Cubs fan here (I saw the call in the northwestern part). My assessment as a Cubs fan:
There's always next year.
|40 weeks 6 days ago||Running the ball||
30 runningback carries for 28 yards. That's either conservative, or moronic.
8 of those carries were in the overtime periods. That's conservative.
Banking on your kicker to hit a clutch field goal (even if you expect him to) rather than trying to score a touchdown is conservative.
"Centering" the ball on a third down for a 40 yard field is conservative.
Let's break it down by OT:
1st OT: RB run for 1 yard, RB run for 1 yard, QB centers the ball. FG blocked.
2nd OT: RB run for 3 yards, pass for 9 yards, QB run for -3 yards, incomplete pass, QB run for 8 yards, FG
3rd OT: RB run for 0 yards, pass for 9 yards, RB run for 0 yards, FG missed.
4th OT: Pass incomplete, pass incomplete, delay of game, QB run for 7 yards, FG.
So a total of 5 RB runs for 5 yards, 4 QB runs for 12 yards, 5 passes for 18 yards.
So either conservative, or moronic.
|40 weeks 6 days ago||Maybe not the coaches, but the players||
Whenever they say "we just need to execute better" that is (intentionally or not) throwing the players under the bus. At some point the coaching staff has to realize that maybe they're asking the kids to do something that they can't consistently do, and then that's entirely on the coaching staff for consistently putting the kids not in a position to succeed.
Also, on Inside Michigan Football, Hoke defended 8 runs to 6 passes in the overtime periods as not being conservative.
|43 weeks 5 days ago||no||
This is not an "agree to disagree" scenario. The user Butterfield is about as close to objectively wrong as you can get.
|44 weeks 2 days ago||loans||
26 million? That's gotta be almost enough to pay off his student loans...
|45 weeks 6 hours ago||Same here!||
Although the Bears went winless my senior year...
|45 weeks 3 days ago||hmm||
A lacroppe circle?
|45 weeks 4 days ago||Similar question||
Similar question, but for the Wile shank vs an average distance punt
|46 weeks 17 hours ago||From my vantage point||
From my vantage point -- which had a fantastic view of it -- I would have bet a lot of money that it hit the ground.
|47 weeks 1 day ago||from a quick look...||
Craig Roh, Roy Roundtree, Elliot Mealer, David Molk, Patrick Omameh all cut for teams to get down to 53
|47 weeks 4 days ago||Capacity?||
How many people can this location accommodate/how many do you expect to turn out? Not sure if I should come if it'll just be frat-party packed.
|48 weeks 3 days ago||Intro ad||
The ad that played before the CTK on mgoblue was for a movie. I didn't notice what movie it was, but I did notice that they were prominently playing A Better Son/Daughter by Rilo Kiley, and thought that it was very appropriate.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Could be worse...||
The QB for the Bears that holds the career passing yards record as well as the highest single season Quarterback rating is a man who retired from professional football in 1950.
Also, one of the QBs on your list for Detroit holds two single season records for the Bears: most passing yards and most passing touchdowns (Erik Kramer)
|1 year 5 weeks ago||Yes but.....||
Yeah, but the original Superman killing in the comic was after a whole lot of set up of his morality and how he saw killing as completely wrong, and it was huge thing for him to kill. In this movie, it was not setup pretty much at all, and it was never established that he had issues with killing. Not only that, but a lot of his attacks on Zod likely killed many people too (hitting him into a gas station and causing it to explode, for example).
Regarding the scene being a paradigm changer for the genre... really? Plenty of other superheroes kill. Wolverine. Cyclops. Wonder Woman. The Flash. Mr Fantastic. Captain America. Green Arrow. Spider-Man. Iron Man. Green Lantern. Thor. The list goes on.
Beyond that - superheroes being immune from killing belongs in another time? Because we live in a world where good people kill, but that wasn't the case in the past somehow?
The choice to have Batman and Superman not kill is not something that was just flippantly made. There's a reason it's part of their characters. You should read "What's So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way" (or, barring that, watch Superman vs The Elite).
Other than that, there were some other kind of dumb changes/plot points in the movie. Jor-El is a peaceful scientist, yet is able to beat General Zod in a fight despite Zod being raised solely to be a warrior? The entire character of Jonathan (Superman's earth dad) was just dumb.
Wired wrote up a good article about the movie, much better phrased than I could ever be (and harsher than I'd be): http://www.wired.com/underwire/2013/06/man-of-steel-movie-review/
Basically, the movie was decent as a NON-Superman movie, but as a movie using the Superman character it fell short in a number of areas. Redefining small parts of a character willy-nilly is fine. Redefining major aspects of a character without providing a solid reason for it... not so much.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||Not really||
MAYBE best live action, but the DC Animated Universe Superman was excellent.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||I made my own banner||
|1 year 15 weeks ago||UFR!||
Brian should UFR the spring game (at LEAST first unit, if not also second unit), to fill up some dead time in the summer.
|1 year 16 weeks ago||How'd it even happen?||
I'm confused as to why his leg actually broke - it didn't look like that awkward of a landing to me. Like maybe a roll-your-ankle kind of landing -- did I miss something about it where it was more awkward to cause such a drastic injury? Or did he just straight up have terrible luck despite not that awkward of a landing?
|1 year 18 weeks ago||MITCH||
Someone needs to record a Mitch McGary cover of this:
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Yeah, no||
Their bosses clearly don't. There is consistently AWFUL reffing in the Big Ten, at the refs never seem to get in any trouble.
|1 year 23 weeks ago||False DMCA claims||
Here's a little background on false DMCA claims:
That said, false DMCA claims really need to be punished much, much, much more harshly to prevent corporations from just sending out DMCA claims en masse. But you do have options.