here's one vote for "John Beilein's head in a Futurama jar"
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- $5 - Pinky Finger
- $4 - Eczema
- $2 - Belly button piercing with Block M charm
- $3 - No more Michigan National Championships in your lifetime
- $1 - Food you prepared makes 14 football starters violently ill the day of the App State rematch, resulting in a Michigan loss
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Is it Timberwolf or||
Is it Timberwolf or Timberwolve? Honest question.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||He gets an opportunity, and||
He gets an opportunity, and that's what matters.
JMo has always made the most of his opportunities. This MAY be a bridge too far, but if any undersized, less athletic center is capable of making the leap, then JMo is.
Worse comes to worse, he could probably play overseas. A high school classmate of mine who has a similar build as JMo (but likely with a lower basketball IQ) is currently playing pro overseas. Their standards are notably lower.
Either that, or JMo could use his Michigan engineering degree and make more money than most of the second rounders will make!
|2 weeks 2 days ago||He will do well in OKC. They||
He will do well in OKC. They love running the floor and creating fast-paced offense, and that is exactly McGary's game. He will start off as a spark off the bench, but could easily become a starter with time.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||This is the best (presumably)||
This is the best (presumably) accurate portrayal of Washington ever.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Was anybody else watching||
Was anybody else watching Ghana-Portugal almost exclusively by the end?
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Halftime and we are 0-0 with||
Halftime and we are 0-0 with Portugal ahead by 1. This is not a bad situation at all.
This wet grass seems to be helping a lot. Let it rain!!!!
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Here ya go... A draw with||
Here ya go...
A draw with Germany guarantees we are in.
A loss with a Portugal-Ghana draw, and we are in.
A loss with a Portugal win, and we are probably in.
A loss with a Ghana win, and things are a bit hairy, but we may still be in.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||I love that Hatch is part of||
I love that Hatch is part of this group. He is going to be a great addition to the team, even if he never plays. He has overcome so much in life, and you can't help but be inspired by his story.
When the team is facing adversity, you just KNOW that Hatch will have something to say to get his teammates going.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||MOAR TIGHT ENDS!!!! Between||
MOAR TIGHT ENDS!!!!
Between Clark, Ty Isaac, and having our QB of 2016, I must say that I am feeling....what's the word.....I had it at the Sugar Bowl....it's so rare nowadays.....oh right, POSITIVE about Michigan football!!!
|3 weeks 5 days ago||None of these kids were even||
None of these kids were even born in 1994...
...also, I'm old.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||None of these kids were even||
EDIT: Double post.
|5 weeks 2 hours ago||...and Beilein's MO of||
...and Beilein's MO of talking to different members of a student's community, including lesser appreciated workers like janitors and cafeteria workers.
That was how Bacari Alexander found out that McGary was a genuinely nice guy. Bacari talked to a groundskeeper at his school and got a story about a freshman bawling when the kid's mom dropped him off. McGary saw the kid, consoled him, and brought him into the school with McGary's friends. One of my favorite Michigan stories. (ESPN Insider - $)
|5 weeks 3 hours ago||I thought we were no longer||
I thought we were no longer pursuing him?
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Bread-based puns make me||
Bread-based puns make me proud to be a Michigan Wolverine.
/the opposite of sarcasm
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Are they really an SEC blog?||
Are they really an SEC blog? I thought they made fun of everyone.
My favorite bit they've done is YOUR BCS TEAM AS A DRUG.
Also, I thought the YouTube video was hilarious. Yes, it makes him look bad, but it's a friggin joke.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||You have very forgiving||
You have very forgiving friends.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||$5 - Pinky Finger $4 -||
That was harder than I anticipated. I DO NOT want to do huge damage to my body or have an affliction that doesn't allow me to enjoy life.
The belly button piercing probably should cost more, because it can easily be covered and certainly doesn't compare to losing both legs.
As for the App State loss....if it's possible to lose that game and STILL win the Championship, I will happily take it.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Have the schools released any||
Have the schools released any statements about why they are doing this? Or is it just a matter of avoiding liability?
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Thirty minutes, morning||
Thirty minutes, morning person, hot shower, keeps it light, shaves.
Disclaimer: I know nothing about his routine, but I am trying desperately to avoid studying for the bar.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Whoever negbanged you should||
Whoever negbanged you should be tarred and feathered. That is a friggin cute dog.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||If it is found that the||
If it is found that the university's policy provides grounds to sue the university, then you will probably see every university changing its policies to eliminate due process guarantees.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||That was a public high||
That was a public high school.
Just to repeat, private actors (which include universities) ARE NOT bound by the Bill of Rights.
Scenario #1: You are a government worker and your boss wants to fire you because you're ugly. You are ENTITLED to due process because your job counts as a property interest.
Scenario #2: You are a worker for any non-government employer and your boss wants to fire you because you're ugly. TOO BAD. You are NOT ENTITLED to due process.
Just to repeat, private actors are not obligated to give due process rights. Period.
Public actors are obligated to give due process rights.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||They separated the football||
They separated the football preview from the basketball/hockey preview. Last year you could pay $30 to buy both. This year you can't.
Also probably some fatigue from the football team sucking balls, but the separation (which was done to cover costs) definitely slowed things down.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Just three more backers!||
Just three more backers!
EDIT: Just two more!
EDIT: It's ovah!
|5 weeks 5 days ago||I'm not talking about||
I'm not talking about incarceration. Liberty is a fundamental right and is protected by the whole "beyond a reasonable doubt" standard.
What we are talking about, though is not criminal. And it's a HUGE difference. We let O.J. Simpson off the hook under the "beyond a reasonable doubt" standard (I know it's a loaded example, but bear with me), but he didn't get off scot-free. He was later found guilty in civil court.
We should absolutely conform to the highest standard possible before taking away a person's freedom, but there's no reason that a person should be legally immune from all consequences for his/her actions just because you can't prove they did it with 100% certainty.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||That likely wouldn't happen,||
That likely wouldn't happen, though, because the negative publicity from taking such action would be incredible.
And what do you mean by "straying" from the legal system? I'm asking sincerely.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Are you OK with letting||
Are you OK with letting people get off scot-free who did do it?
Obviously the answer to both questions is "no" and misses the point.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||It's funny you say that,||
It's funny you say that, because an "unreasonable invasion of privacy" is dependent on having a "reasonable expectation of privacy." With a private school (like Duke), there's essentially no such thing, since they aren't subject to the constitution. But with a public school like Michigan, any court will tell you that you have little to no expectation of privacy when using THEIR lockers (which is what students at Michigan do).
All of this is missing the real issue, though, that sexual assault cases are routinely mishandled and swept under the rug by universities in an attempt to keep their statistics down. And now a judge is preventing a university from taking action when it actually chooses to do something about the problem. Perhaps this individual kid was not guilty, but the instances of unpunished rapists far outnumber the instances of falsely accused innocents.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||I actually think universities||
I actually think universities are way too lax in their handling of sexual assault cases. The universities don't want to investigate sexual assault cases because it adds to their statistics. And in fact, the DOJ is currently investigating 55 different colleges for mishandling sexual assault cases:
Additionally, there's the Brendan Gibbons situation. What I think many don't realize, though, is that the Central Student Government's report wasn't limited to Gibbons, but to widespread issues involving sexual assault reports by Michigan students:
I have a friend who helped in the investigation (they were interviewed by DOJ officials) after the school tried to sweep their case under the rug.
The idea that a judge would block an expulsion after the school determined that there was reason to believe that a student committed sexual misconduct is baffling to me. Unless Duke affords its students substantial contractual rights (usually such rights are non-binding on the school to the best of my knowledge), this seems like a bad ruling.
Also, this IS NOT a criminal investigation and students do not have a right to attend a specific school, so saying that the school shouldn't be qualified to conduct sexual assault investigations seems misguided to me.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Anything that means less NCAA||
Anything that means less NCAA power is automatically worthy of consideration.