landing spot. will be interesting to see how he does.
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|45 weeks 4 days ago||Not Quite in Limbo||
Nor in the Dream Country. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is signed on to produce: it's in active development at New Line.
In a Reddit AMA, J G-L said,
"I think a big screen adaptation is a better idea and here's why. If you did the episodic version, I think it could very well end up as a not-as-good-version of what is already brilliant in the comics. But by reworking the material into a big movie, Gaiman's brilliant characters and ideas get to take shape in a way they never have before.
Also, I think Sandman deserves to look absolutely mind-blowingly awesome, just on a visual level, and as cinematic as some TV shows are becoming these days, they still can't compete with big movies visually, just because they can't afford to."
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Now Nik knows how that feels||
Now Nik knows how that feels
|1 year 17 weeks ago||I Take Your Point...||
...But I think you mean a "very likely 8-9 wins." It will not be easy for these kids to play under Jim Harbaugh, just like it wasn't easy to play under Bo.
|2 years 12 weeks ago||I should of seen this coming.||
I should of seen this coming.
|2 years 14 weeks ago||New FCC Chair||
The newly-installed chair of the FCC is, believe it or not, a "former" lobbyist for the cable industry.
|2 years 33 weeks ago||I Can Sound Like Eeyore Reciting My Litany of Games...*||
That was my first UM/UM game, too, as a senior also in the student section, watching Foggie waterbug around on that 31 yard gain at the end. Can't complain much about that year overall, though.
*I'd go to about one game a year for some years after I graduated, and somehow managed to be at Kordell's Hail Mary, Desmond being tackled in the endzone by MSU, and the 22-22 tie with Illinois the year after we socked them 20-0 in Champaign.
|2 years 39 weeks ago||Establishing Tendencies||
The 2nd down struggles remind me of the 2nd half flailings in the Ohio game, in which Borges apparently ran some plays in order to set up other plays which he never got the chance to run because the Buckeys were stymying M. The problems with 2nd down plays in the red zone may be related to attempts to display tendencies that, perhaps, cause defenses to make errors on subsequent downs.
|3 years 19 weeks ago||The Rutgers Terrapins Factor||
It's hard to know what our schedule will look like by the time Rutgers and Maryland arrive in 2014. I expect the home/away year-to-year "swing" will be revised, certainly.
|3 years 21 weeks ago||Outrebounded||
N.C. State got more boards than Michigan on 11-27: 22-18 defensive, 9-7 offensive (31-25 overall).
|3 years 25 weeks ago||Who's your six?||
I'm thinking there'a at least 7: Burke, THJ, GRIII, Stauskas, McGary, Morgan and Albrecht. But maybe your standards are higher than mine. (I thought Bielfeldt and Horford have shown more than flashes, too, when they get minutes.)
|3 years 27 weeks ago||Re: 70% of giving||
There's a spike in charitable giving overall in Nov and Dec, because people want the tax advantage before year-end. I'm sure DB includes that period in his numbers, even though the causation is likely not mostly due to football.
|3 years 28 weeks ago||Hey, everybody||
I could use a few posbangs.
|3 years 28 weeks ago||Hammer & Rails Is Eating Sour Grapes||
"This year's MAC is probably tougher than this year's Big Ten," he says in passing.
Really? FEI has six Big Ten teams rated higher than the MAC's highest rated team (NIU). And only Illinois is ranked worse than #92; six MAC teams are lower than that. Purdue is better than half their conference at #92. Average Big Ten rating: 42. Average MAC rating = 82.
I'm not going to look at any other rating systems for further substantiation. The Big Ten is down this year. But it's easily better than the MAC.
|3 years 38 weeks ago||Gordie...||
You just keep being you, bless your heart.
|3 years 39 weeks ago||I'm skeptical about Will and the D-line||
But I'm crossing my fingers. Campbell might still surprise. He never had to play much until now, with Martin tearing up the middle. And these coaches are as good as it gets. If Michigan wins Saturday, a big reason will be the Interior D-line was competent. And if Campbell plays 80% as sell as MM did last year, he'll be a 1st rounder, because he's a prototypical lineman, body-wise.
|3 years 39 weeks ago||If||
If BWC plays to the expectations of the position, he'll go in the first round.
|3 years 40 weeks ago||Indeed||
No one rocked the flow back in the days of Bo.
|3 years 41 weeks ago||Maybe...||
Maybe in the 20 yard dash...?
|3 years 41 weeks ago||Leverage||
It's great to hear about BWC's leadership and how he's coaching up the freshmen. But I sure hope he's not part of the problem in getting leverage at the line of scrimmage. Man, I really want to hear Hoke or GM say that Will, specifically, is keeping his pad level low.
I'll bet Brandon's ears perked up when he heard Hoke has seen a "marketable (sic) improvement" in Denard.
|3 years 44 weeks ago||Scholarship Limits||
It seems odd to me that the NCAA would reduce the number of schollies in 2013-14 because a student transfers to that school in 2012-13. I can understand holding the overall limit to 85. In fact, the NCAA hasn't yet sorted out how they're going to address this issue.
It seems unfair to Michigan and to those PSU players who would like to transfer to Ann Arbor that there is virtually no room because they're being counted against the 2013 incoming class.
Maybe this was Indiana's master plan all along...
|3 years 45 weeks ago||Re: The Players||
All the players should be allowed to leave the school and enroll elsewhere without sitting out a year. Unfortunately, most schools' rosters/scholarships are full at this point (I'm guessing). So this policy should remain in place after the 2012 season, as well, to give players time to reach such an important decision.
|3 years 47 weeks ago||Maybe||
Maybe we should change the words to our fight song to, "Legends and best."
|3 years 47 weeks ago||I was behind the endzone...||
...for both the Hail Mary and the assault on Desmond Howard. Both losses with no time left.
|3 years 47 weeks ago||I was always certain that "Over" was correct.||
Until I got cat.
|3 years 48 weeks ago||There are actually four volumes...||
...of this dreck. And not one of them has gotten a single customer review on Amazon. Presumably, the hordes of Buckeyes that ran out and bought them remembered what their mamas said about what to do if you can't think of anything nice to say.
|3 years 49 weeks ago||Also,||
Nebraska players get to kick the ball to themselves in the endzone.
|3 years 49 weeks ago||The Foxes & The Henhouse||
It's interesting (to me) that the most respected sites for rating longsnappers just so happen to be run by the same businesses that train longsnappers. Conflict of interest, anyone?
Methinks there should be an entirely impartial site devoted to longsnapper recruiting rankings, much like ESPN, that can dispassionately rank longnappers based on whether or not they're going to an SEC school.
And this Gabriel Miller is ranked #3 by both websites linked above, while Snappy Snapniewski is # 2 according to rubiolongsnapping.com and #14 according to the other one. (And Rubio's #1 guy, Cole Mazza, who's 'Bama-bound, was not even ranked on the OP's link.) Did Miller attend both organizations' camps equally, while Snappy ("The Snapper") Snapniewski completely ignored Kphl's Kicking?
I submit that ol' Snap is actually the #1 longsnapper in the nation; that's why Hoke offered him before the other schools started scrambling like dominoes. He (Snap) just didn't attend Rubio's camp as often as 'Bama's guy.
As always, follow the longsnapping money.
[Side-note: I just saw that there's a longsnapper named Robert Longwell. Someone needs to snap him up, quick.
|3 years 49 weeks ago||We can still downvote...||
....the Mgouser who starts a thread, I believe.
I think I'll write a diary titled, "RR SUX Compared to Hoke," and, in the body, write, "I've calculated that, statistically, RR sux 11.4 times more than Ellerbee sucked. And Hoke's Michigan Man-o-meter is already equal to Lloyd Carr's, and rising."
Then I'll sit back and see what happens.
|3 years 49 weeks ago||Mike,||
Greinke is going to be a free agent; and you want to trade away Castellanos to rent him for a few months? The Brewers would definitely make that trade straight up. I wouldn't.
|3 years 49 weeks ago||If it happens...||
You have to believe that Ford's family is very much on board with the idea, and believe that he would be, also. It's possible that an impetus for the Legends patches was that this game against Air Force was on the schedule and Ford had served as a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy (and, for one year, was in Preflight School). You can't retire a jersey twice; so this will (hopefully) be an impressive way to remember and honor the President.
You may be fuming about this. But I am certain that the Ford family considers it to be a fitting tribute to their patriarch. And I'm guessing that Academic All-Big Ten senior Jordan Kovacs will be the individual to wear it proudly.