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|4 days 1 hour ago||In years past||
Season tickets were mailed out on a rolling basis from Aug. 1-15. I typically got mine in Ohio around the start of the second week of August.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Since when do people let the facts||
get in the way of a good rant?
|2 weeks 4 days ago||The Fact Sheet UM put out last week||
says financial details will be released "the week of July 13."
Not "on July 13."
|3 weeks 1 day ago||The biggest modern problem with the wishbone||
Is that it takes enough time and focus in practice to avoid 8 fumbles a game that there isn't enough time left to develop a good passing game.
Plus a good wishbone QB is going to be more effective in some form of a spread offense.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||very similar call||
the following year when Jamie Morris sort of caught a TD pass in South Bend.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Jerome Brown||
almost single-handedly put the wishbone on the dust heap of history.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||It is a given that UM gets a royalty on Michigan stuff||
That's been the case for as long as there has been Michigan stuff. Standard royalty is 10 percent. The adidas contract guaranteed that they would pay a minimum of $600k a year for royalties, even if merch sales came in under that.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||The $10 million figure||
Was made up by the Freep "based upon the market" (i.e., they assumed that UM wouldn't sign for less than it was getting from adidas) and has since been removed from their article on their web site.
The claim that the "most-favored nation" clause in the adidas deal pushed the value of the Michigan deal higher is false. The amount UM received from adidas increased from year one because of a CPI index that was built into the contract.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||If Nike wanted||
they could start selling UM apparel right away. Adidas' license for things like t-shirts, sweatshirts and the like is not exclusive and there is stuff from a variety of manufacturers on sale at the Mden right now. The exclusive license is for team apparel/uniforms and for replica competition gear (jerseys and other "gameday" apparel).
Who knows whether they would start right away or not.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Pretty simple||
Anytime you say anything under oath or under penalty of perjury, if you are later found to have been lying, you can be prosecuted for perjury. That's true whether you say it in court, in an arbitration, in a deposition, in a tax return, in an insurance claim, a loan application, or anything else.
The fact is that perjury is a very rarely prosecuted crime, but that doesn't mean that it is never prosecuted.
|10 weeks 23 min ago||academic fraud by athletes is a violation in itself||
regardless of whether other students benefitted or not. This is not an extra benefit violation. The mere fact that a school has a problem that touches on athletics but also goes beyond athletics is hardly a reason for the entity supervising collegiate athletics to wash its hands of the issue.
|10 weeks 19 hours ago||The concepts had been approved||
Today was approval of the actual plans.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Those facilities are being paid for by donors||
so if they were willing to make the donations to pay for them, I'm not going to complain.
Season ticket prices and PSDs go to fund the operating budget from which scholarships and coach salaries are paid.
Facility donations go to fund the capital budget from which things like building projects are funded.
These new facilities did nothing to drive up season ticket costs.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Before 1991||
there was almost no drop from the field to the first row of stands. The field was lowered almost 10 feet in 1991. Field rushes were a lot more common prior to 1991 because it was so much easier and safer to get from the stands onto the field.
|12 weeks 3 days ago||Formerly known as the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl and||
the Emerald Bowl.
|13 weeks 3 days ago||The handoff to Will Carr||
Occurred the following year at Purdue -a 9-3 loss.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||The contracts for a 4-team playoff are all pretty much set||
for the next 11 years. Sure someone could come along with a new proposal, but it would take the agreement of a lot of conferences, schools, and bowls, any one of whom could see a strong incentive to hold out.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||UCLA||
Played in the Pac12 title game a couple years back at 6-6 because USC was ineligible, but got beaten like a drum by Oregon.
UCLA did make it to the Rose Bowl in 1982 with a 6-4-1 record - and beat the living daylights out of a 10-1 Illinois team.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||Also in case the kid from Germany||
runs into any snags getting NCAA approval or admitted to UM.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||ticket revenues||
Go into the operating budget.
Funding for this stuff comes from the capital budget.
The two never meet except when an operating surplus is put into the capital budget for future projects.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||the students and the taxpayers||
are not paying for any of it.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||Many of the projects are being funded||
by donor contributions through the Victors for Michigan campaign.
First and foremost there was the substantial donation Stephen Ross made last fall, which is why the entire Athletic Campus is known as the Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus. Ross gave $200 million to UM in 2013, half of which went to the Athletic Department.
This was all approved by the Regents last spring.
I do believe that some of it is being funded as you suggest.
|17 weeks 22 hours ago||It was the home opener||
and considering that UM was the 2-time defending B10 champs, it was amazing as Crisler was only about half full.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||pretty sure||
he had a 2 year deal and is still getting paid by UM.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||Makes 1989 all the more remarkable||
It was pushing 80 on April 1 that year.
Very memorable day - 10,000 people at the Hash Bash (many advance Deadheads showed up as the Dead were playing Crisler later in the week), really warm weather...and oh yeah, the basketball team won some semifinal game in Seattle.
|18 weeks 5 hours ago||Most of ESPN's agenda||
is putting content on its TV programs and web site. Accuracy is secondary.
|18 weeks 23 hours ago||But mostly because||
Bill Martin decided that when you're spending $250 million of other people's money, that you probably need to secure what it is that you're spending the money on. Though they do forget to lock it up sometimes. I know of folks who have just walked up at odd times during the offseason and found it open, and walked in.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||#1||
the first guy Bo gave it to was a backup kicker.
|19 weeks 5 hours ago||Highlights||
are up at mgbolue.com.
|19 weeks 5 hours ago||Highlights||
are up at mgbolue.com.