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|4 hours 11 min ago||26-23 Michigan||
Humane Society of Huron Valley
|2 days 1 hour ago||Now here's a stache||
Dave Gallagher, DT; All-America 1973; team co-captain 1973; was in Inteflex program for UM pre-med students; returned to Michigan during pro career to finish med school; is now a surgeon in Indiana
|2 days 23 hours ago||Normally cement shoes are found||
on decomposing corpses floating in the Hudson off Manhattan.
|3 days 3 hours ago||"Will beats skill."||
I think that's overly simplistic.
I can buy "Will without skill beats skill without will" some of the time.
However, when it's "Will without skill playing superior skill with plenty of will," the former generally gets its ass kicked by the latter.
|3 days 4 hours ago||Some historical info||
Going back to the very beginning of the U-M/MSU rivalry, there's only one other season when we've played a Spartan team that had five losses by the time we played: 1954. We won 33-7.
Yes, to a significant extent that's a function of normally playing them too early in the year for Sparty to have racked up five losses, but this year is a historical anomaly nonetheless.
For those old enough to remember the losses to them going back to Bo's era and ending with Lloyd's, one fact stands out: in all but one of those losses, we lost to a Spartan team that didn't finish any worse than .500 for their regular season. The only exception is 1969, when we got beat 23-12 up in EL in Bo's first year by a MSU team that finished 4-6.
And, going all the way back to 1950, only two Spartan teams that finished the season with losing records beat Michigan: that 1969 team, and the '67 Spartan team. The latter finished a miserable 3-7, but they were defending two-time national champions so there was undoubtedly still talent on the team. And Michigan was only 4-6 in '67.
No, history isn't absolutely predictive, but the likelihood of what looks like a very bad Spartan team beating what looks like a very, very good Michigan team is not high. To me, the only remotely worrisome thing is that it's up in EL—some crazy shit has happened in games up there. I think that's the only chance Sparty has: something as improbable as last year's horror.
|3 days 9 hours ago||Racism is everywhere, but it's a matter of degree||
The chances of seeing this kind of thing in Lansing or Schenectady or Iowa City are pretty remote:
In Columbia, South Carolina, it's not very surprising.
These nice neo-Nazis with their Nazi leg tattoos and swastika flags tearing apart the Israeli flag is especially endearing.
|3 days 9 hours ago||Stop. Burke can say whatever the hell he wants||
Many thousands of people in Wayne and Washtenaw Counties of all racial and ethnic backgrounds suffer from serious food insecurity on a daily basis, and would be ecstatic to have even one of Trey Burke's "jail food" meals in a week.
Yes, Burke can say whatever the hell he wants, regardless of how obnoxiously stupid and entitled it is. And Michigan grads like me who ate far less appetizing fare in campus dorms back in the early '70s can point it out.
|3 days 20 hours ago||We know one thing for certain||
Regardless how his football career turns out, Kwity Paye will never whine, pout, and moan about "jail food" at U-M.
|4 days 36 min ago||So basically it's all John Beilein's fault||
that his shooting percentage in the league isn't all that good. Oh, and the food too, it's the food's fault that his three isn't falling.
What a load of crap. He's lucky he didn't eat in the Markley cafeteria in 1971-73.
|4 days 19 hours ago||Hope we always make the playoff or "big bowl"||
cause if we don't it'll be an insult to waste his tremendous big-time skills here.
|4 days 23 hours ago||With their sieve of an oline I think that is probable.||
I've heard that about 8 years in a row about MSU. Maybe it'll finally be true this year.
|4 days 23 hours ago||Last I looked, the ypsi was still there||
just east of A2.
|5 days 16 hours ago||That whooshing sound you hear||
isn't the Nike logo.
|5 days 18 hours ago||They make him look much more like his dad||
much more than John does
|6 days 9 hours ago||Helfrich was an idiot to offer the job to Hoke||
and Hoke was dumb taking it.
Oregon's defense was horrible last year, and anybody with a lick of sense knew that Helfrich was on the hot seat and had to win NOW to keep his job. Their defensive problems weren't solvable in one season, and for the life of me I can't figure out why Hoke thought it was good for his career to step into that no-win situation. If he honestly thought he could fix their defensive problems in his first season ever as a DC, that's Dunning Kruger right there.
Brady fundamentally a really good guy, but courtesy of David Brandon he's far wealthier than all but a tiny percentage of Americans and didn't need to step into this Oregon clusterfuck.
|6 days 9 hours ago||LOL Legg blowing kisses||
Should be ESPN's highlight of the night
|1 week 6 hours ago||41-10 Michigan||
Humane Society of Huron Valley
|1 week 23 hours ago||Fuck the Dodgers||
and all the other teams in California while we're at it.
|1 week 2 days ago||My prediction:||
|1 week 4 days ago||The notion that Miles would go to Purdue is idiotic||
Anybody who thinks a guy who coached and won a NC at one of the premiere programs in the conference that millions of college football fans think—rightly or wrongly—is the best in country would take the humiliating step of coaching at a doorstop program in the frozen north needs to have their head examined. At Okie St, Miles had access to players in Texas, and at LSU he had access to the incredible talent in Louisiana and across the deep south. At Purdue, he'd be taking the kids that OSU, Michigan, and ND didn't want.
It's especially ridiculous considering that Miles is 62, and is a multimillionaire several times over. He doesn't need the money, and he's already coached at the mountain top. It's more likely he'll end up on Michigan's staff, and that's not very likely as it is.
|1 week 5 days ago||This shouldn't be surprising to anybody||
The coach's poll is dumb, and one reason is that coaches (or whoever actually casts the vote) give the benefit of the doubt to teams who have been very strong the previous season. Since Clemson is 20-1 going back to the beginning of last season—with the only blemish a close loss to Alabama in the NC game last January—and since they still have a Heisman front-runner at QB, coaches are going to figure that Clemson is still a tremendous team. Sure, it's stupid to us, but it's been that way forever, going back to the polls-n-bowls era.
|1 week 5 days ago||Nope, it was MGoBrewMom||
which is puzzling. Mom, care to comment?
|1 week 5 days ago||Wisconsin sat back and only rushed 3||
C'mon, that strategy worked wonders for us at the end of the game against Colorado in '94.
|1 week 5 days ago||DJP has spent a great deal of time on UM's medical campus||
Nothing surprises me in recruiting—DJP could pull a Myron Rolle—but given his stated interest in a medical career aside from football, we're in as good a position as you can ask for.
|1 week 5 days ago||all but openly cheering for wisconsin||
Whether or not Brian's a good analyst is a matter of opinion, but if you think that Brian Griese is actually rooting against the program he took to the national championship, you're a fucking idiot.
|1 week 6 days ago||Who says a south end zone expansion is likely?||
And has the athletic dept even gotten around to producing conceptual drawings on such an expansion yet?
|1 week 6 days ago||if roof above the deck screw a heavy eyelet into a beam.||
OK, now we're getting into legal territory. No beam is going to be right at the outside surface of a roof; it's going to be below the roof decking, which in turn will have sequential layers of some sort of waterproofing material above it. If you start drilling holes through that waterproofing to anchor to a beam, you're now opening up the roof—and everything below it—to water. Water is not your friend once it penetrates the membrane, whatever its construction.
Sure, you can caulk the hell out of the holes once you're done, but if the owners ever found out you'd been drilling through their roof and then water damage occurred, you'd be in an interesting legal situation.
I'd recommend moving out. Find yourself a place with a sane access plan. I suspect your building was built 30-40 years ago when appliances and furniture for students were smaller.
|1 week 6 days ago||He does lemons racing.||
There's no worries then.
One question though: you're proposing to put 900 lbs+ on the roof to stabilize the crane. Are you sure the roof can support that load in a concentrated area?
|1 week 6 days ago||Why do you need an electric wench for a 100lb load?||
Avoid electric wenches. The steam-powered ones are horrible enough, and the electric ones can scream at you indefinitely as long as the DTE bill is current.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||This UM database says we have 128|