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|16 hours 53 min ago||Bucket, you say?|
|18 hours 46 min ago||I don't think she even noticed||
Our previous dog was a chocolate lab, and I'm only now realizing how amazing he was—not only did thunderstorms not bother him at all, but he actually liked to be outside with us on the lawn watching the fireworks across the street. He wasn't deaf, but I guess he was just so laid back that it didn't faze him. I think our current dog's reaction is far more typical.
|21 hours 54 min ago||My dog is already so flipped out by fireworks in the distance||
that the poor guy was shivering and panting in terror inside the house last night. There's an annual impromptu unofficial fireworks display in the small neighborhood park across the street from our house, and there's no escaping the noise. I'm putting him in the car and taking him someplace as far away from the noise as I can tonight. Which means no booze for me today. My liver will thank me, and so will my dog.
|22 hours 50 sec ago||OSU is supposedly Butler's "dream offer"||
and Scout is quoting him as saying "Arizona State is my number one school right now," but the always infallible Crystal's Balls are saying Michigan?
That's what I'd expect from Crystal.
|1 day 14 hours ago||Minnesota managed to have the lowest amount of arrests at 1||
That's why the term "Minnesota Nice" exists, I guess.
|1 day 14 hours ago||From the Department of Redundancy Department||
"consistently dominating on the field is something he needs to show more consistently."
|1 day 19 hours ago||Meat is murder||
Tasty, tasty murder.
|1 day 19 hours ago||he could appoint Drevno or Durkin to the HC position||
If Harbaugh is as successful as we all hope, plenty of Michigan fans will feel jilted as hell if he leaves after four years for the NFL. I think the vast majority of Wolverine fans expect he's here for the long haul.
|1 day 20 hours ago||"it is not designed for use beyond four years."||
That won't go over well here if that remains true.*
*Unless the unthinkable has happened and he's not successful.
|1 day 20 hours ago||The Big Ten connection to Charlie Sanders|
|2 days 17 hours ago||Feuerstein's role is a departure from a concierge doctor||
Nice coup to get him.
|2 days 17 hours ago||MGoMoobs||
|2 days 17 hours ago||"That culture doesn’t exist in Akron. I don’t know why.”||
Just guessing, but it might have to do with the fact that Akron is 495-518-36 since its start in 1891, with exactly one conference championship to its credit.
It also doesn't help that its new stadium—InfoCision—sounds like a school where you learn how to conduct a bris.
|3 days 15 hours ago||I just went to the football games as a social event||
The first question was "where did you go to high school."
|3 days 15 hours ago||Kevin Love?||
He played bass in the Beach Boys, right? Or was it drums?
|3 days 16 hours ago||"When are you a cupcake?"||
My wife would want to poke out the eyes of anyone stupid enough to ask her that.
|3 days 17 hours ago||Grosse Pointe South (grad '71)||
We were members of the old Border Cities League at the time (w/ Monroe, Lincoln Park, Royal Oak Dondero, Highland Park, Wyandotte Roosevelt, and Dearborn Fordson)
I didn't play varsity, but I think Royal Oak and Fordson were the strongest teams back then. We weren't the worst, but middle of the pack, I think. We would have been better if the district hadn't been split into GP South and North in 1970; combined we might have had a strong team.
Needless to say, Grosse Pointe has never been a hotbed for football anyhow. However, if underage drinking had been a varsity sport, South would have been a state power.
|3 days 17 hours ago||so I don't even know the answer to the question.||
So you don't know what high school you went to?
Or you didn't even attend high school?
|3 days 19 hours ago||this is a different time and era regarding media||
Which is why I've always believed that Bo was fortunate to have coached before the advent of the internet and social media. If he'd had to deal with Facebook rumors and players tweeting their dissatisfactions with the coaching staff and endless MGoBlog posts analyzing and criticizing his third-down strategies and punting decisions, his bad ticker would have exploded by 1975.
I'm not endorsing Bo's attitude toward the press, nor Harbaugh's apparent disdain for Cowherd (haven't watched it and don't plan to); in general, I don't believe it benefits any coach to have acrimonious relations with the media. The old-school expression is "don't ever pick fights with somebody who buys printing ink by the barrel" and I believe it's true with respect to modern digital media.
However, like Bo, Harbaugh simply doesn't give a shit what people think of him, whether they're in the media or not. He's going to do what he wants, and other people have to deal with it. Unsuccessful coaches can't get away with that attitude, but winners always have and always will. Victories buy you a lot of leeway.
|3 days 19 hours ago||Harbaugh had an important mentor in dealing w/ the press||
From Sports Illustrated, September 14, 1981
"O.K., from a distance Bo comes on like a yahoo. And that's Bo's public image. He has had horrible problems with the press, which has this nasty habit of wanting to talk to him when he loses, his mother's advice notwithstanding. But even if the media's timing were better, it probably wouldn't make much difference, because Bo hates the press. Not just a little. A lot. The Voice of Michigan Football, Bob Ufer, says he has tried to get Schembechler to be nicer to the media. "But he told me," says Ufer, " 'Bob, if I win, I don't need the press, and if I lose, they can't help me.' " Ufer defends Schembechler, whose record at Michigan over 12 years is 114-21-3; Bo's teams have won the Big Ten title twice and tied for it seven times.
Says Ufer, "Bo has two categories of things in his life: what matters and what doesn't matter. What matters is football. What doesn't matter is everything else. Bo is the kind of guy who is so dedicated that he doesn't realize how he's coming off." So while some coaches like to go out and drink with sportswriters, Bo would prefer to break out in warts.
Until a couple of years ago, he would routinely storm out of press conferences, kick reporters out of the sessions ("Don't be offended," says one of Bo's friends. "He'd kick Millie out, too"), make himself unavailable and order his players not to talk. Talking very softly once at a press conference, he was asked to speak up. "I'm speaking as loudly as I can," said Bo softly and arrogantly. And in a memorable set-to on Oct. 1, 1979, Schembechler gave an absolutely unnecessary push to a publicity-seeking college newspaper reporter.
Yet too much is read into all this. As Don Canham, athletic director at Michigan, says, "Bo is oblivious to life."
|3 days 21 hours ago||the stuff that make people wanna rethink where they go smh||
I don't savvy twitterese, especially when spoken by kids... can you translate exactly what Falcon means?
|4 days 9 hours ago||Anybody who thinks these look good||
Has no business dressing themselves in the morning.
|4 days 14 hours ago||"the Crystal Ball is an M blowout"||
"The check is in the mail."
"I'll work on it over the weekend."
"I'll respect you in the morning."
|4 days 20 hours ago||They weren't playing just chess, they played Harbaugh Chess||
If you lose a pawn, you have to do ten pushups. Lose a rook, bishop, or knight, you do fifty pushups and 100 situps. Lose your queen and Jim gets to take a shot at your solar plexus while your mouth is full of milk. Lose any milk and he gets another swing.
|4 days 21 hours ago||This is an ostrich pillow||
|4 days 21 hours ago||Mo, you can get a bit of home here||
or here: http://www.germanpark.org/
|5 days 14 hours ago||"Hi, I'm Phil Mickelson and I Have Psoriatic Arthritis.||
I'll bet you $1000 that Enbrel will help your symptoms too. If I win and you refuse to pay up, my buddies Vito and Rocky will pay you a friendly visit."
|5 days 14 hours ago||My source is the same||
If your source actually exists, he's a blabbermouth who should be fired.
|5 days 14 hours ago||If it ain't broke, don't fix it||
Jim Hackett ain't broke.
|5 days 16 hours ago||Return to Rigel to inform the bug people of our weaknesses.||