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|1 week 6 days ago||FWIW||
FWIW, its my understanding that he did not miss his calling to politics. I heard that he seriously considered and wanted to run for Governor but was convinced not to do so because of certain skeletons in his closet. I'm not sure what they are, but they are serious enough to convince one of the most self-absorbed and self-important people I've ever encountered to not run for office. But you're exactly right - his personality is perfect for politics.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||I tweeted a Brian during the||
I tweeted a Brian during the game about the same thing that Carr spoke to the team about: passion breeds passion. If one guy is passionate about something then its hard not to feel at least a little more interested about it yourself. Seeing Smith out there running inspired no doubt inspired his teammates, as did seeing Harbaugh freaking out on the sideline. THIS is what has been missing from the team in the past 4 years. Harbaugh is the anti-Hoke, the opposite of a down-home good-old boy and is exactly what was needed. IMO, there is nothing worse in sports than watching unispired play and this is the first time I've seen some true passion out of a Michigan team. GG!
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Interview with Desmond Howard...||
Brought to you by Goodyear blimp? LOL why was he talking about the blimp?
|12 weeks 6 days ago||Thats a great game too! I've||
Thats a great game too! I've just never played so I can't really lead a KSP club myself, which is what I'm doing for this Minecraft club. If a parent at the school wanted to do KSP instead I'd support the heck out of it. Anything that gets the kids to focus on something enriching and not standardized test related even if just for an hour every other week is good IMO.
|12 weeks 6 days ago||Plus ZOMBIES! :-)||
Plus ZOMBIES! :-)
|12 weeks 6 days ago||Thank you very much! I'm not||
Thank you very much! I'm not a League man myself but I know people who love it.
Its a different world from when we were kids - There are Youtubers that make MILLIONS from recording and uploading videos of them playing video games (PewDiePie made over $7 million last year!). Its insanity but its the world we live in. And Minecraft is actually constructive compared to other games I play so I'm all for my kids playing it as long as they do just like you mention.
|13 weeks 23 min ago||Thanks for sharing it with||
Thanks for sharing it with your colleagues, Doc!
|13 weeks 37 min ago||These will blow your minds!|
|13 weeks 40 min ago||I'm 40 and play the hell out||
I'm 40 and play the hell out of the game with a bunch of other old guys on Teamspeak but I get your point. :-)
|13 weeks 41 min ago||Thanks a million! Very cool||
Thanks a million! Very cool of you. Very cool indeed!
|13 weeks 54 min ago||LOL yeah that same one. But||
LOL yeah that same one. But this time it will actually be in a controlled environment with an eye towards educating, which you might appreciate as a teacher... I'm going to have the kids do research projects on architecture around the world, for example. It could be really enriching - the potential is there.
|13 weeks 56 min ago||Yeah, its really sad. And||
Yeah, its really sad. And this school is one of the more worse off in that respect. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are and have been in bad shape for years.
|13 weeks 59 min ago||Good points||
Minecraft is one of the best-selling video games in history with over 70 million copies sold. Its an open-world game where players can design, create, build, farm, collaborate, explore, etc. Its actually a pretty amazing thing and, as a parent, I've watched my kids do some really cool things with the game. Many magnet schools use it as a teaching tool and that's what we're trying to do here (see http://minecraftedu.com/). But, like you mention, its really a motivator for the bigger task of replacing the computers.
|13 weeks 1 hour ago||LOL - Its part of a new||
LOL - Its part of a new in-school enrichment program. Lest you worry, there is still recess and gym time. But feel free to shake those fists to your hearts desire!
|13 weeks 1 hour ago||Here's the embed if interested:|
|37 weeks 5 days ago||For those of you smarter than||
For those of you smarter than me out there: Has there ever been a more impressive staff assembled than this one at least as far as previous coaching experience? Have any new head coaches hired in the last few years brought in such talent?
Also, any idea what kind of money these guys are making? It'll be interesting to see the AD spend on coaches this year compared to last....
|41 weeks 5 days ago||Other than money - which I've||
Other than money - which I've read might not even reach the Michigan amount offered - I can't for the life of me figure out why he'd want to coach the Raiders. That team is absolute garbage and the owner is a nutjob. What's the appeal??
|41 weeks 5 days ago||Thats strange because I heard||
Thats strange because I heard from a very reliable source that it was Thornton that Michigan offered the $48 million cash to at signing....
|41 weeks 6 days ago||OR he could be an assistant||
OR he could be an assistant to the agent gone rogue ... I've been following him and he seems as credible as anyone else, which is not saving much granted.
|41 weeks 6 days ago||The handler probably should||
The handler probably should have fed the dog before the competition though.... LOL
|41 weeks 6 days ago||I love it that people don't||
I love it that people don't know who ZoneLeft is. Noobs.
|41 weeks 6 days ago||Awwwww. U mad bro?||
Awwwww. U mad bro?
|41 weeks 6 days ago||I can only assume that there||
I can only assume that there are confidentialily provisions that go along with these kinds of offers, in which case it would be a breach of confidentiality on the agent's part if he did it without Harbaugh's permission. But maybe the agent-client relationship is different from the attorney-client relationship....
|41 weeks 6 days ago||I agree that college football||
I agree that college football is like the minor leagues. No question. But who in the world hasn't wished at some point in their careers that they could go back to college? Hell I wish that every damn day!
The fact of the matter is he may make less money at Michigan but he'll be the king of the program (and probably campus too). At an NFL team there's at least 2-3 players that get more publicity and hold more import in a franchise. He'll encounter the same resistance from some players that don't like his approach (all NFL teams have those prima donnas) that he allegedly gets in San Franciso. And depending on the franchise a head coach has at least 2 senior managers (owner(s) and GM).
At the end of the day, this will be a change-of-lifestyle decision. I may be ignorant of the world but I made this same kind of choice and it was the best decision of my life. Maybe he'll be smart enough to do the same....
EDIT: This was meant as a reply to Brodie
|41 weeks 6 days ago||Thanks for posting. I say||
Thanks for posting.
I say leverage away, NFL! Bring it, and if you win, good for you. Michigan throws out its best offer and says top it. And if someone does and Harbaugh wants the money more than going back home to Ann Arbor and saving his alma mater, go for it. But this'll be the last chance he gets to come back I suspect and hope.
Set the table. You don't like the food, get the fuck out of the house.
|41 weeks 6 days ago||No no no. Its neither.||
No no no. Its neither. Hackett offered him access to the M solar-powered car. They heard from third-party sources that he really wanted to travel across the country in that bad boy.
|41 weeks 6 days ago||No Cowherd is wrong. JUCOs||
No Cowherd is wrong. JUCOs are not going to be part of this arrangement. I heard through respected channels that all academic restrictions are going to be removed as far as football recruiting is concerned. There'll be no reason to recruit JUCOs because Harbaugh will be able to get these kids right out of high school.
Do people really think an initial offer would include something like the ability to recruit JUCOs? It MIGHT include reference to the private jet but I highly doubt its even that specific. These reporters are so fucking stupid.
|47 weeks 3 days ago||Negged for making jokes at a||
Negged for making jokes at a time like this.
|47 weeks 3 days ago||I would give our head coach||
I would give our head coach to be them....
(see what I did there? Best trade ever!)
|47 weeks 3 days ago||Negged because "Peggy" sounds||
Negged because "Peggy" sounds like "Piggy" and I wish I had watched Peppa Pig with my kids instead of parts of that game.