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|1 hour 27 min ago||I have a very strong opinion about this||
I don't know what it is, but it's very strong.
|1 hour 31 min ago||Putting aside NW...||
...I wonder if Iowa is the most winnable game. They're a lot better than Wisconsin and OSU, but I'm not optimistic at all about either of those games given that they're on the road. And @Maryland seems like a lost cause.
I'll be happy with 2-3. 3-2 would be fantastic. 1-4 looks most likely.
I think it's important to at least be close in the losses. It can't be good in the committee's eyes to be run out of the building over and over.
|1 day 22 min ago||I don't want to start a fight, but both of you guys...||
...seem like typical Commie-Nazis.
|1 day 34 min ago||I believe LBJ nominated two would-be justices during...||
...his last year and that neither was confirmed.
|1 day 48 min ago||I won't weigh in on whether this is good or bad...||
...but there's a huge showdown on the horizon now.
|1 day 54 min ago||Huzzah!||
I didn't think they had it in them. I'm glad to be wrong!
|1 day 4 hours ago||It is a worthwhile discussion||
The post just above this makes some very good points.
I'll add that we often know that - in the aggregate - a certain amount of crimes will happen when people are walking home from work, going to school, in dorm rooms, etc. And some situations are more dangerous than others. But we tend - rightly, I think - not to exclude people (adults at least) from situations because a given percentage of them will over time be victims of crimes.
A woman has to decide whether she wants to take the risk of being a trainer for male athletes or, to use another example, a member of the armed forces. And she'll expose herself to a greater risk of sexual assault if she chooses either path. But that doesn't mean someone is legally or morally to blame for allowing her to make that choice.
The law is built in part on the fiction that people can always control themselves. They can't, of course, but to start making concessions to bad behavior runs the risk in this instance of elevating the propensity of X% of athletes to be boorish over the freedom of employment of would-be female trainers.
|1 day 4 hours ago||The overall document is slanted, but...||
...it contains a refutation of Manning's story from a neutral witness who was a fellow UT athlete. And what Manning later said about the trainer doesn't seem to be disputed, though I might be missing something there.
I don't mean to suggest this is the end of the world. But it looks pretty bad.
|1 day 5 hours ago||The letter from Malcom Saxon on pg. 24...||
...of the plaintiff's filing is pretty damning.
|2 days 2 hours ago||I assume that number doesn't fully account...||
...for the loss of LeVert, i.e., that it's partially based on games in which he played, but I don't know.
|2 days 3 hours ago||no worries re: your post||
It's a worthy message, no doubt.
|2 days 4 hours ago||This is terribly immature||
And hilarious too.
|2 days 4 hours ago||It shows up on some platforms and not others?||
The very first thing under the tweet is topless women when I click on it.
|2 days 4 hours ago||I'm torn here||
People obviously shouldn't be disrespectful of the young man or of Coach Beilein. But should we fans never remark on the fact that recruiting has been disappointing and never point out potential weaknesses in a recruit's game? I'm honestly not sure where I think the line should be drawn.
I'll add that I would be very happy for Mr. Davis to prove that my doubts about him are ill-founded. And I wouldn't trade Coach Beilein for anyone.
|2 days 4 hours ago||Woah||
Be VERY CAREFUL clicking on that link if you are at work.
|2 days 4 hours ago||Not that this means much, but...||
...I've always been confused by this addition. His strength seems to be as a true post scorer, but is Michigan going to use him that way? They don't use anyone that way very often. And I think you have to wonder about his athleticism and whether his level of competition really shows him to be Big Ten ready.
John Beilein's socks are better talent evaluators than I am, so I'll defer to him. But I am confused.
|2 days 7 hours ago||A certain someone may have ignored the budget...||
...so he could bolster his presidential campaign by being able to say he slashed and never raised taxes. But I won't say who, because no politics.
|3 days 2 hours ago||I wish there was a less negative way to put this...||
It says a lot that one of Michigan's crucial players down the stretch is a guard who's averaging 6.8 points and 1.4 assists per game. I like Rahk. I appreciate Rahk. But you've just got to have more production at some point from your key guys.
|3 days 17 hours ago||He's a hard one to figure out||
You see his shooting ability and vertical and momentarily imagine him as a major contributor. But he often seems like he just doesn't see the game. Did he not play a lot of basketball growing up? I know who his dad is, but that doesn't necessarily mean he was shooting at a Nerf basket when he was three.
|3 days 18 hours ago||Is Coach Beilein sick with the flu?||
The poor guy looked haggard tonight. Maybe it was exasperation.
|3 days 21 hours ago||Donald Trump...Donald Trump...||
Nope, can't place the name.
|4 days 1 hour ago||I think they forgot who they are...||
...just like when they fired Glen Mason. Tubby Smith is a pretty damn good coach to have if you're the Gophers.
|4 days 3 hours ago||I'm not proud to say this, but...||
...it's the same for me. My ability to endure basketball anguish is used up right now.
|4 days 5 hours ago||Harbaugh and dodgeball||
I relate to that story. I was dubbed problematically competitive at about that age too. But what's the point of being a kid if you can't play tackle basketball or throw balls at each other's heads? My friends and I were having a great time.
|4 days 21 hours ago||Earlier reports said they mostly involve the previous staff||
Whether that's true and whether that matters as far as punishment is another story.
|4 days 22 hours ago||Drew Brees got smashed diving for a fumble too||
A play involving a fumble is probably the most dangerous non-special teams play in the game. Anything goes.
|4 days 22 hours ago||It's his leg!||
He could presumably feel it. Remember that he did go after the ball on the play a moment later. And he is hardly shy about exposing himself to hits most of the time. He runs more designed running plays than any other QB in the NFL as far as I know. He deserves more of the benefit of the doubt than many are giving him.
|4 days 22 hours ago||QBs slide and go out of bounds rather than...||
...getting the most yards. It's an extension of that thinking.
I'd want him to dive for the ball if I'm a Panther fan. I'm just saying it's not crazy.
He could dive for the ball and not get it and get hurt, dive and get it and get hurt, dive and get it and not get hurt, and dive and not get it and not get hurt. He only helps the Panthers win if he gets it and doesn't get hurt - that offense goes nowhere without him.
The chances of those four outcomes aren't equal, but they're all very real possibilities. The Broncos said they were ready to drill him, and he said his leg was at an awkward angle.
|4 days 23 hours ago||Makes some sense||
The Panthers aren't winning that game if he gets knocked out. I very much understand why people hold it against him for not diving for the ball, but that's not a crazy way of looking at things.
|4 days 23 hours ago||I hope we can all agree that we won't get to the...||
...bottom of this here.
I'm kidding. We won't agree to that. Everyone man your preconceived notions! There's an ill-informed argument to be won!