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|6 hours 17 min ago||Bill Mallory is also the only IU coach||
with a victory over Michigan —1987—in the last 48 years.
|6 hours 21 min ago||or come to some strange milestone of age||
What's really unsettling is when you realize you're now older than virtually all of the people you thought were "old" when you were a kid. Like teachers, neighbors, relatives... it was a shock to realize this year that I'm now older than Bob Ufer was when he passed away.
It goes by really quickly. Make your time count, kids.
|17 hours 35 min ago||That article title is 100% complete and utter bullshit||
It directly implies that Harbaugh stated "I have no interest in being Michigan's savior" when there isn't a single fucking statement anywhere close to that anywhere in the article.
In fact, the only instance of the word "savior" comes in this graf:
"Asked about the expectations around Michigan with his arrival as some kind of savior and the pressure that comes with it, Harbaugh said he doesn't know when it hasn't existed. "I can't even think of professions where you don't have the pressure to perform and do a good job," he said before a long pause."
So, in the only instance in the article where he is apparently asked about being a savior, he sidesteps it entirely, and instead responds to the question about pressure.
Feldman's a hack throwing out clickbait, just like the vast majority of sports "journalists."
|1 day 14 hours ago||Mt. Rushbaugh||
|1 day 21 hours ago||HE NEVER MISSES A SHOT IN PRACTICE OR GAMES.||
Y'know, when I watched Sam McGuffie's mixtape it was the same sort of thing—every time he touched the ball he was hurdling guys on his way to 70-yd touchdown runs. I couldn't believe it when he didn't do the same thing here.
|1 day 22 hours ago||The Bowl sounds worse because of the sponsor...||
No shit... if we end up in the Foster Salmonella Bowl people will be shattering their femurs jumping off the Harbaugh bandwagon.
|1 day 22 hours ago||in 2017 he should be vastly improved by then||
It's hard to get very excited about a player who won't see the court for over two more years. Is it a given that he'll RS in 2016? For that matter, is it really a slam-dunk that Spike will be able to return to the court with no issues after having surgery to both hips?
|2 days 2 hours ago||I'd rather go to the Foster Brooks Bowl||
Sponsored by Lagavulin, Absolut, and Sam Adams
|2 days 2 hours ago||some Segar, some Springstein||
Segar & Springstein is a law firm in the Detroit area specializing in slip and fall, worker's comp asbestos, etc.
|2 days 7 hours ago||Basic journalism fail by most everybody||
Just heard this morning on the radio a basic piece of easily obtainable background information that would have made Brown's selection of California far less mystifying than it initially seemed. I don't recall seeing it anywhere on MGoBlog, either in any of Brian's articles or on the board. It's not in this thread.
One of Brown's teammates on his Wheeler team is Bilal Abdur-Rahim, who is the very much younger brother of Wheeler alum Sharif Abdul-Rahim. Until Brown came along, Sharif was the most notable Wheeler alum, with a 12-year NBA career. The connection to Brown's choice of Cal is that Abdul-Rahim also attended Cal for one year, and recently completed his Berkeley degree after his NBA career ended. There's no confirmation out of the Brown family about the extent of any relationship with Abdul-Rahim, but it's ridiculously unlikely to me that there weren't meaningful conversations between the Brown family and Sharif Abdul-Rahim about attending Cal.
*Edit: Ira on WTKA just confirmed that this was addressed by Sam Webb last week, and apparently Sharif Abdul-Rahim is one of the main advisors to the Brown family. Given this relationship, the crystal balls shouldn't have been pointed to Kansas or Kentucky or even Michigan—they should have been at least equally pointed to Berkeley.
|3 days 5 hours ago||Maybe it's because the OP has 0 words in it.||
Just for argument's sake, if a post with no words bothers you so much, wouldn't it make more sense to let the OP know your opinion, so perhaps he could do things differently the next time?
|3 days 5 hours ago||Why do you still care about this shit?||
I know you have absolutely no curiosity why somebody would go out of their way to neg an innocuous post about a Michigan athletic victory on a blog that only exists to cover Michigan sports, because that's your aggressively dismissive I'm-a-worldly-wise-cynic-but-everybody-else-is-a-silly-douchebag persona here. Me, I'm curious.
|3 days 5 hours ago||What a zinger from Don. Thanks for coming out.||
OK then, why did you neg the OP about a Michigan baseball win but not have the balls to make any comment until I mentioned it?
What exactly is it about a Michigan baseball victory that you dislike?
|3 days 5 hours ago||one of the worst players I've ever seen in a Michigan uniform||
For a twelve-year old, that's really saying something.
|3 days 5 hours ago||Maybe Furman will be another Ian Gold for Denver||
Gold was drafted In 2000 by the Broncos.... didn't have the size of many NFL LBs but had excellent speed and quickness.
|3 days 6 hours ago||25/25 on the football||
Didn't even try the basketball; no clue about most of them.
|3 days 7 hours ago||Michigan has an outside shot at an NCAA at-large bid.||
I was at the game on Friday. It's the first Michigan baseball game I've been to in years so obviously it's a tiny sample size but the Wolverines did not look good at all to me. A number of defensive lapses in the field, lots of ineffectual infield toppers with men on base, and the Hawkeyes hit the crap out of the ball. Good to know they could turn the tables. Too bad I missed Harbaugh.
|3 days 7 hours ago||rob f and William B. Ogden||
must be Iowa fans.
|4 days 7 hours ago||social media is completely stupid.||
I'm not sure I'm buying the BA tweet theory as a reason for Brown's decision, but that doesn't change the fact that you're right about social media. For whatever reason, it seems to bring out the stupid in people, including those who should know better, like everybody over the age of 22
|4 days 7 hours ago||"The overly pessimistic posters on here are so weak-minded."||
|4 days 8 hours ago||I'm surprised Funchess went this early||
considering his record of biffing the single most important thing his job entails.
|4 days 8 hours ago||I don't see how "insiders" actually make a living.||
They make a living off those people who feel it's so necessary to have "insider access" that they're willing to pay for it on a monthly basis.
If all those paying customers woke up one morning and said to themselves, "fuck it, I'm using my money on something else" and canceled their subscriptions to Rivals or 247 or Scout, the recruiting-industrial complex would shrink dramatically.
|4 days 8 hours ago||Why does anybody believe these crystal ball things?||
That's what I'd like to know. Crystal's balls have as much insider knowledge as all these idiots.
Anybody who was following Brown's decision process would have known that he and his inner circle were extremely tight-lipped about their thinking, and the people making confident predictions about this school or that school based on "trends" were just pulling it out of their asses.
|5 days 1 hour ago||They are saying it's all about mo' money||
"It's not all about the money" = "Academics are really important to me" = "Looks aren't everything" = "I'll respect you in the morning"
|5 days 2 hours ago||Brown was headed to Kentucky.||
If this comes to pass, it really shouldn't surprise anybody. Once I read his words about "it's not all about the money" my innate skepticism that he was coming here doubled.
|5 days 6 hours ago||Outstanding way to show a commitment to education.||
So there's some knob out there who hates the idea of Harbaugh talking about education in Detroit, but is too much of a fucking coward to actually post a comment explaining why. Drive-by anonymous neggers are pussies.
|5 days 6 hours ago||I would have picked Mayweather five years ago||
and not changing now.
When's the last time an elite black fighter lost to an Asian fighter in a major championship bout? I'm sure it's happened, but I can't think of one.
But I'm rooting for Manny anyhow.
|5 days 22 hours ago||Best advice I ever got that I was too young and stupid to follow||
I worked in a shoe store during senior year of HS in 1970-71, and one of the long-time employees was a kindly older gentlemen named Art. My last day of work there was in the spring of '71, and Art took me down to the local Sander's to buy me a sundae and give me some advice. I figured that he was gonna poke me in the ribs and tell me to always wear a rubber and never let the hooker pour your drink, but instead he starts telling me about how the price of gold was soon going to be allowed to float from the $35/oz it had been for years, and that he would advise any young man in my situation to buy as much gold as I possibly could while it was still $35 because before long it was going to go all the way to $200/oz.
I listened to his spiel and nodded politely at all the right moments, and shook his hand as he wished me good luck at U-M. I didn't have any extra money lying around to buy gold, and even if I did that sort of financial speculation was just something alien to my family.
Art was right; a decade later it was $590/oz, and today it's over $1000. That would have been a nice little investment.
|5 days 22 hours ago||The combo of WTKA in the morning and MGoBlog the rest of the day||
is all the insider info I'll ever need.
|6 days 17 sec ago||some apparently are rubbed the wrong way by him.||
There are also people rubbed the wrong way by cold beer, good scotch, juicy steak, a hilarious joke, great legs, and Jim Harbaugh. In a population as large as the MGoBlogosphere, you're statistically guaranteed to have a number of dickweeds and dillholes.