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|6 days 23 hours ago||As a member of the media, let||
As a member of the media, let me say that being "short-sighted" is what we do best.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Not at all||
Look at Harbaugh. He always sticks his belly out. Is that disrepsectful? Seems to me that it's just the way the guy stands.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||He sounds like a||
He sounds like a coach.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I know who Lloyd Carr is. I||
I know who Lloyd Carr is. I was a student when he was DC. Met him. Great guy!
My post is referencing Harbaugh.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Bando's absolutely correct.||
Bando's absolutely correct. While a student in 1990 and later, several people told me the basketball players on Frieder's teams were "hooked up" with cars. It wasn't much of a secret on campus.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Bo was right.||
The shady stuff probably didn't start when Steve Fisher became coach. Nothing was proven, but as a student at the time, I heard quite a few people talking about possible improper benefits for players. This was before the Fab Five came to campus.
To contrast, I never heard anything like that about the football program or any other athletic program at Michigan (aside from the baseball program selling scandal).
|2 weeks 3 days ago||It's too bad.||
Not a huge deal, but a bit disappointing. We could have used the extra games to get more experience for the young guys.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||For long-term investing,||
For long-term investing, index funds are the bomb-diggity. That's where I keep 99% of my retirement savings. Look for low fees from places like Fidelity or Vanguard.
For savings, there's nothing wrong with "higher interest" savings accounts via Ally Bank, Barclays or others. Best rates right now are only 1% which suck, but you have easy access to your money. Interest rates at most brick and mortar banks are terrible. I wouldn't bother with them at all.
You can get a slightly higher return on CDs than on traditional savings, but your money's locked in them for six months, a year or longer.
As Bluebyyou says, be skeptical of specific advice because most brokers are using you to make their living. They're more interested in helping themselves make money than in helping you make money. And, of course, a lot of stock advice is just people trying to boost the price what they already own.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||This is awesome. And Brady||
This is awesome.
And Brady Hoke apologized for it. <sigh>
|5 weeks 6 days ago||There is only one valid||
There is only one valid question:
There are two acceptable answers:
|6 weeks 5 days ago||It's not dead.||
It's not dead.
Here's an idea for a pump up song: let the marching band play.
And it won't cost the student government nearly $3,000 in seed money.
The disc-jockey/piped in music at Michigan football games is horrible. It needs to either go away or be significantly minimized. It's generic and does nothing to improve the "event experience". Spending thousands of dollars of student organization money and enlisting celebrities won't make it better.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||I'm guessing you were red as||
I'm guessing you were as red as a beet.
|7 weeks 19 hours ago||Hyperbolic chamber? Of||
Of course. Because where else would Jim Harbaugh come up with his wild tweets?
I love it!
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I'd like to see the NLI||
I'd like to see the NLI revised so it isn't so unfair to recruits. Schools need a way to plan for incoming recruits and the recruits need some guarantees from schools.
Just thinking about it makes me realize how bad the current recruiting/scholarship system is. The NCAA needs to trash it all and start over. Get rid of oversigning, mandate four-year scholarships (with exceptions for criminal behavior, academic failures, etc) and, basically, give student athletes more control over their lives.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||It's been done before by NCAA||
It's been done before by NCAA basketball players. The AJC article above lists two: Brendan Knight at Kentucky and Stephon Marbury at GA Tech. Both became official recruits when they enrolled in classes. There may be others.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Summary: The team with the||
|7 weeks 6 days ago||The right way is to treat the||
The right way is to treat the players as college students. To treat them with respect and as people, not property.
They're part of the Michigan family and it's wrong to throw away members of your family because you've found someone who can run faster or block better than they can.
Winning is important, but it's more important that Michigan doesn't sell its soul to win football games.
|8 weeks 17 hours ago||Buckle status check.||
Buckle status check.
|8 weeks 22 hours ago||Shock the world!||
Shock the world!
|8 weeks 23 hours ago||Hating Blimby's and Mr.||
Hating Blimpy's and Mr. Spots? That's unpossible!
|8 weeks 23 hours ago||You get an upvote for your||
You get an upvote for your first post. Welcome aboard.
|8 weeks 23 hours ago||He's all about that basis,||
He's all about that basis, 'bout that basis.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||The goal is to win while||
The goal is to win while doing things the right way. That's the Michigan way.
I refer you to Hackett's comments about this very thing during the coaching search.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||"Atard"? Really? Chill. I||
"Atard"? Really? Chill.
I edited the post seconds after submitting it and realizing he wasn't the guy the show teased as being next.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Chris Williamson says he's||
Chris Williamson says he's going to Florida.
Williamson says he likes Michigan's "prolific staff". He said positive things also about Florida and North Carolina.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||EDIT: Different recruit announced commitment||
Thought it was Williamson, but looks like it was a different player who just announced.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||Now that's a jam. Those are||
Now that's a jam. Those are some Ohio Players I can support.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Doesn't matter. Every time||
Doesn't matter. Every time his name appears, it should have the endowment title. In fact, we should all be using here at MGoBlog.
Every. Single. Time.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||This is a nice-looking jacket||
I prefer my Michigan wear to be Maize and Blue.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Coach can wear whatever he||
Coach can wear whatever he likes, but, man, that's ugly.