I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
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|18 hours 14 sec ago||As an Eagles fan, I have been||
As an Eagles fan, I have been pleasantly surprised with how quickly Chip Kelly's ideas have translated to the NFL. Before I came to Michigan, Michigan football was all about the RichRod spread and the Eagles were Andy Reid West Coast. It has completely switched....I tend to like watching the spread more. #FireBorges
|1 day 13 hours ago||Watching Burke (I bought||
Watching Burke (I bought League Pass), I'm reminded of why the Pistons SHOULD HAVE drafted him. While he will never be an elite defender, he is a fantastic passer, has ice in his veins when it comes to making the clutch shot, and has been holding his own on defense. He still has a lot of work to do, but he is looking like the same guy who led us to the NC.
You can talk about "fitting pieces together," but this year of Michigan basketball shows just how much Trey's leadership brings to the table. Now THAT'S something that doesn't show up on the score sheet.
|1 day 15 hours ago||Simple explanation - Bama is||
Simple explanation - Bama is now copying are jersey number tradition.
McCarron will be wearing #98 next week.
|1 day 19 hours ago||Now it's time to get YOUR||
Now it's time to get YOUR facts straight. I have worked hard on my girlfriend, and have managed to turn her from an Unrated non-recruit who doesn't even WATCH sports to a Michigan girlfriend who has a mini-Final Four banner hanging in her room.
It's true that she STILL doesn't enjoy sports, but she now has multiple Michigan t-shirts, a Michigan pillow, a Michigan hat, and she pays attention to game scores.
If my fan development skills translated into player development skills, Freddy Canteen would already have broken Gallon's single game receiving record.
|1 day 21 hours ago||Touche on all points. I made||
Touche on all points.
I made my post without the research and reflection that usually accompanies my posts. In fact, I was on the phone with my girlfriend AND taking a practice quiz for exams (in a separate tab) while writing it, so I probably shouldn't have clicked "submit" in the first place without checking my opinion against the facts.
I'm still bitter about Hand, but obviously that isn't a basis for saying that the class is mediocre.
|1 day 22 hours ago||If Brady's classes start to||
If Brady's classes start to look mediocre, that will be a big strike against him. One of the things that has been very exciting about Hoke is his ability to recruit. If he can't sell Michigan to recruits, we may start to see the beginning of the end.
Not saying that McDowell would make or break the class, but if he goes elsewhere, it's another datapoint with a 2014 class that is suddenly looking underwhelming.
|2 days 5 hours ago||Gonna go with meteor.||
Gonna go with meteor.
|5 days 28 min ago||If Borges goes, I'm excited||
If Borges goes, I'm excited about the weapons we have to compete. If he sticks around, my expectations are for mediocrity.
Regardless of our performance against Ohio, Borges has proven himself to be incapable of putting together a coherent game plan week-in and week-out.
|6 days 14 hours ago||Clearly she was raised right.||
Clearly she was raised right.
|1 week 1 day ago||Well done sir.||
Well done sir.
|1 week 1 day ago||As somebody who had no||
As somebody who had no affinity to either state or school growing up, here are my 2 cents...
First, Ohio IS NOT the same as Michigan. I took a roadtrip to Ohio for community service reasons in high school. Went in with no preconceptions about the state because, frankly, nobody on the East Coast gives a damn about the Midwest. My only knowledge of the two schools was a video that they played endlessly at my job (Best Buy) of the App. St. upset. I did not care at all and thought it was funny.
Travelling throughout the state of Ohio, I can safely say that I HATED it. It was all flat, the people there were OK, but bleh, and Cleveland was empty. I was completely underwhelmed by everything I encountered. The only redeeming feature I found was the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Even Cedar Point (which the article takes time to focus on) was kinda shitty. There are a lot of roller coasters, but nothing else. The roller coasters were OK, but I'll take Dorney Park or Six Flags over Cedar Point any day. Cedar Point is iconic, but not that great of a park.
Michigan, on the other hand, has blown me away. I had no desire to go to the Midwest for law school and had decided on Early Decision to George Washington (I got in regular) or Georgetown. Those were my two schools and I visited other schools just because they paid for my trips (UCLA, Boston U, Alabama, etc.). Michigan didn't pay for my trip, but because they were the highest ranked school to accept me, I decided to check it out....knowing that I had already told Georgetown that I would attend if admitted.
Needless to say, Michigan DID blow me away. We talk about how we have a chance with football recruits if we get them on campus....I say that confidently because that is EXACTLY what happened with me. Michigan is an elite institution that is confident about what it brings to the table, but isn't filled with snobs (at least by East Coast standards). We are populated by people who are incredibly intelligent, know that they are intelligent, and still act like (relatively) normal humans.
Ann Arbor, meanwhile, has seduced every member of my family who has visited. When I moved in, my Mom flew in ahead of my Father and I (we were responsible for bringing my "stuff"). My Dad and I got stuck in traffic and called my Mom to let her know. Her reaction was, "don't worry about it. I'm fine here. In fact, you two stay in Pennsylvania, I'll just live here." Same reaction from all of my friends (including my best friend from NYC, who is the ULTIMATE New York snob, but yet still was OK with Ann Arbor....possibly the biggest compliment of all).
Then you have the fact that Michigan is competitive in a multitude of sports (nearly challenging Stanford for the Director's Cup), has elite graduate institutions in nearly every area of study, and continuously graduates leaders who go on to kick ass in all parts of the country, and to compare the two is just....silly.
|1 week 4 days ago||The non-idiots here have your||
The non-idiots here have your back. As somebody who is constantly starving for information, I'd rather have more than less.
If you were to violate this kid's wishes today, it's less likely that you would get the next scoop, so keep doing what you're doing.
|1 week 4 days ago||And for the triple post. The||
And for the triple post. The edit button, it is your friend.
|1 week 5 days ago||Post of the century. All the||
Post of the century. All the wins.
|1 week 5 days ago||Peanut butter Jelly time!||
Peanut butter Jelly time!
|1 week 5 days ago||I laughed when Gardner||
I laughed when Gardner fumbled the ball. I have NEVER laughed at my own team's misfortunes in my entire life...and I'm a Philly sports fan (where incompetence is a tradition)!
I am trying to find a reason to go to the Ohio game during the lead up to finals, and I'm struggling. Do I really want to watch Ohio players have fun sh*tting all over our team?
|1 week 5 days ago||Spelling and grammar. You||
Spelling and grammar. You aren't good at it.
|1 week 5 days ago||I have words. It was bad.||
I have words. It was bad. Borges is not competent. He should be fired.
Even when he "gives in" and introduces spread elements (bubble screens, options, etc.), the offense looks entirely uncomfortable with the plays.
|1 week 6 days ago||This team seems to be finding||
This team seems to be finding its identity as a drive-to-the-basket offense. GR III, Stauskas, LeVert, Albrecht, and Walton all seem to be comfortable taking it to the hole. With McGary setting the high screen, I think we might have a recipe for success.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||As a Sixers fan, I assume||
As a Sixers fan, I assume that we want to bring in young talent at actual positions of need who we can develop for cheap. While Morris is young, we have two PGs already (MCW and Wroten). Kwame is old, so it doesn't make sense to waste a roster spot on him regardless. He was brought in by the old regime.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Are Upton photos an||
Are Upton photos an appropriate way to celebrate if her daughter comes?
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Maybe at times, but even the||
Maybe at times, but even the commentators pointed out that they were doing the "overrated" chant. Dick Vitale was very quick to say it was silly (in so many words).
|2 weeks 4 days ago||And Funk. Walton had no time||
And Funk. Walton had no time to pass. He was constantly pressured by ISU's defensive line.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||But it was such a big||
But it was such a big upset....
...oh wait, no it wasn't.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||I find it laughable that the||
I find it laughable that the crowd was chanting "overrated". It's early in the season, we have a freshman PG, and the bookmakers had the line as even or favoring ISU.
It sucks that we lost, but we knew this was going to be a tough game.
EDIT: Didn't realize that they stormed the court afterwards. That's hilarious.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||How do you pronounce Borges?||
How do you pronounce Borges? I cannot think of a plausible pronunciation that makes it 1 syllable.
Phonetic (in my mind):
Bore - Jis
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Glenn can create shots. Mitch||
Glenn can create shots.
Mitch may have a healthy back.
Hail Beilein and subs.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||As long as Ohio isn't in line||
As long as Ohio isn't in line to play for the National Championship, I'm cool with whatever.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Definitely more fascinating||
Definitely more fascinating than whatever is going on during a Jazz game.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Fuck.||