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|2 hours 35 min ago||Very pet friendly||
and our starting SAM in 2056:
|10 hours 40 min ago||Aren't the mods the only people||
who can post META stuff?
|13 hours 19 min ago||The most critical part of MSU's luck?||
Michigan sending gunners after a non-existent MSU return guy when it was beyond obvious that MSU was going to go all-out for a punt block. Even if O'Neill hadn't bobbled the snap he still had three MSU guys bearing down unblocked on him from the left.
|13 hours 29 min ago||Give the OP a break||
He's Mr. Ed—horses are a bit slow on this internet meme thing.
|1 day 8 hours ago||Some context||
"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....As Don Canham, athletic director at Michigan, says, "Bo is oblivious to life."
When Schembechler got here in '69, the campus was in a continual state of agitation over the war in Vietnam, and the Black Action Movement (BAM) initiated major protests in 1970 and '75 over issues involving minority representation and treatment on campus. It was well-known at the time that Bo was a pretty conservative Republican, and a small portion of the University community disliked him intensely because of that. Regardless, Schembechler's views never had any impact on his coaching decisions; as the above quote indicates, he was single-mindedly focused on one thing and one thing only: winning football games.
I came to A2 as a freshman in '71, and I don't recall Bo ever being asked a question about Vietnam or civil rights protests in any press conference or media interview. I suspect that simply represented the prevailing journalistic practice at the time, but I also would guess that any reporters covering him would know that such questions would piss him off in a major way since they were diversions from what he saw as his only job: coaching Michigan. To his credit, Schembechler never tried to bring his own politics into any public discussion, either. At the time I was similar to a large portion of UM student football fans—I knew that Bo's opinions and mine could hardly be more different, but I didn't give a shit; he was there to coach football, not make public policy or offer pronouncements on same.
I'm a bit skeptical that Harbaugh's initial statement didn't accurately reflect his own inclinations on the issue that Kaepernick raises, but whether or not his initial statement was a misstatement, he recognized that it was problematic and he acted quickly to prevent it from being a bigger distraction than it already was. As with Schembechler, I don't really give a shit, either—Jim Harbaugh is here for one reason, and that doesn't include what he believes about politics or religion. He's very similar to Schembechler in some ways, but he's far more likely to opine on things other than football in a manner that Bo never was. That may cause him problems depending on the situation, but one thing we can count on is this: like Bo, Harbaugh will never let his own views affect how he coaches the Michigan football team, and that's as it should be.
|1 day 12 hours ago||If we're going to have another content-free cheerleading thread||
at least tell us what quirky artisanal microbrew you're drinking.
|2 days 4 hours ago||What happened in Dallas was an atrocity||
and I'm glad the asshole killer died, along with anybody else who engages in that kind of action towards LEOs who put their lives on the line every day.
That doesn't change the fact that there is a huge disparity in the way deadly force is administered to different populations by LEOs across the country.
It's not every cop and not every department, but if you're saying that there are no disparities that result in some people—including children—being shot on sight and others being talked down without shots being fired even though they're waving weapons around, you're misinformed.
|3 days 1 hour ago||The earth is not flat you loon||
it's shaped like a roulette wheel.
|3 days 12 hours ago||Who knew||
that MGoBlog had a cheerleading squad.
|3 days 22 hours ago||The real action will be up in the stands||
|4 days 8 hours ago||who care about hype videos||
|4 days 8 hours ago||As of 11:14 a.m. he has racked up 704 downvotes||
My tally was an hour earlier, when it appeared as though he'd moved away from his computer. I guess even if he did the negs kept piling up as people visited the thread.
I seriously doubt whether he gives a shit about points or negs, but I was puzzled by the need to keep arguing the point, which was about the packaging of the OP's message as much as it was about the content of that message.
People are funny on the internet.
|4 days 15 hours ago||514 downvotes for one poster in one thread||
I wonder where that stands in the MGoBlog Pantheon of Negbangs.
|4 days 16 hours ago||"earth-like planet" is used very broadly here||
Highly unlikely that it's remotely habitable to us without pressure suits and/or oxygen supplies.
|4 days 16 hours ago||He blew up his defensive staff after last season||
If he manages to ever get a truly solid defense it will be the first one in a long, long time. If ever.
|4 days 16 hours ago||Have you driven the back country road to Ouray?||
I drove part of it coming from Ouray a bunch of years ago but my wife got so wigged out about the dropoffs that she made me turn around before we got very far.
Spent an afternoon in Telluride and there were a ton of dogs running around loose, and everybody seemed pretty fine with it. Very relaxed atmosphere.
|4 days 17 hours ago||I have no idea what I'm probably talking about.||
At least you're being honest. A few other people around here could benefit from admitting that.
|5 days 8 hours ago||16-year Lagavulin would be great||
Two bottles if you're flush at the moment so I can give one to Ron Swanson. Thanks.
|5 days 19 hours ago||I don't get all the praise for this||
It's a sign of how far down we've been when an alleged hype video spends the first several minutes showing our opponents celebrating a win over us.
On top of that, the lion stuff was stupid. Don't we already have a well-known predatory mammal to refer to?
|6 days 9 hours ago||In practice, it has increased the polarized insularity||
I totally agree with everything you say, with one small caveat:
Everybody who disagrees with me is wrong.
|1 week 4 hours ago||The only "next Beckmann" I care about||
is a suitable replacement for Frank. Brandstatter is a wonderful color guy, but a play-by-play guy he ain't.
|1 week 10 hours ago||Unfortunate||
When you have a full athletic scholarship that pays the vast majority of your costs to attend one of the best public universities in the world on top of playing football for one of the very best coaches in the game for one of the most prestigious blueblood programs, you've got prosperity.
Some people just can't stand prosperity.
|1 week 10 hours ago||Speaking of marsupials|
|1 week 16 hours ago||And he's not even a Michigan fan.||
That's just flat out wrong and stupid. He's as big a Michigan fan as you'll ever be and ten times as knowledgeable about Michigan sports, and anybody who spent more than fifteen minutes listening to the morning show would understand that. He attended UM but graduated from Maryland, has other family connections to Maryland, on top of the fact that he grew up in that state, but he does not root for Maryland over Michigan.
|1 week 17 hours ago||I've heard actual real analysis about football once from him||
I'm a regular listener to the morning show on WTKA, and he frequently breaks down the game in far more technical terms than I can understand. A lot of the other stuff he says is standard radio bombast, hot takes and hot air, but his knowledge is pretty evident when he gets to it.
|1 week 1 day ago||And yet very serious people keep telling us||
that instituting an early commitment period will solve recruiting problems.
|1 week 1 day ago||"Chill out bud. The best in the business make mistakes."||
What do you think Harbaugh's reaction would be if Kalis whiffs on a block and then says that to him on the sidelines?
|1 week 2 days ago||Valgus Humeral Malunion||
You're mixed up—that's the name of Tyrion Lannister's weapons and armor assistant in Season 3.
|1 week 3 days ago||Just so happy and joyful.||
That's MGoBlog for you—careening wildly from completely irrational optimistic lunacy to dark depressive unjustified pessimism and all points in between and back again, ad infinitum.
|1 week 3 days ago||That Rose Bowl left deep scars man.||
While it was certainly painful, the scars weren't any worse for me than those after the other eleven Rose Bowl losses in '70, '72, '77, '78, '79, '83, '87, '90, '92, '04, and '07.