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|3 days 5 hours ago||Single biggest complaint||
My single biggest complaint is that every piece of footage crammed into that piece was selected to fit HBO's narrative: "Jim Harbaugh is (too) competitive and wears out his welcome everywhere."
Competitive, yes, but as Gumbel pointed out in the post-story conversation, so is every other coach. Wants to win too much? Yep, like every other coach.
They mentioned that at each of his last three stops, he "wore out his welcome." Really? That certainly could be argued for the Niners job, but it is a ridiculous statement for San Diego and Stanford jobs in which case he simply left for better opportunies. That's called career advancement, not wearing out your welcome.
Even the Alex Boone footage seemed edited carefully to be provocative. I suspect there was a lot more stuff that we will never see because it didn't neatly fit into the selected and tidy narrative.
Irresponsible journalism? Maybe, but I think it's more just lazy.
1 out of 5 stars with the 1 being for the "huddle the fuck up" clip. Honestly I enjoyed the other video that came out yesterday showing Jim interviewing Jameis Winston much more.
|3 days 17 hours ago||GOOOOAAAAAALLLLL!!!! That was text book PP.||
GOOOOAAAAAALLLLL!!!! That was text book PP.
|3 days 19 hours ago||Only one problem with that...||
Denver Pyle, Uncle Jesse on Dukes of Hazzard, died in 1997. RIP. And recently James Best, aka Rosco P Coltrane, died. Boss Hogg, Sorrell Booke, also deceased.
|5 days 4 hours ago||Classic cognitive dissonance||
Classic cognitive dissonance. I think he probably did like Harbaugh in spite of being a Buckeye. But now he's still stuck on a sinking ship while Harbaugh is off to glory at Michigan. So Boone feels a little better rationalizing this as Harbaugh's fault while he and the rest of the team are about to be immolated in the tire fire that is the 49ers organization.
|1 week 1 day ago||Friday, the other great F word||
|1 week 1 day ago||Did this happen because Ace is on vacation?||
Did this happen because Ace is on vacation?
|1 week 3 days ago||Interesting conclusion||
I'm curious about your statement "this blog's more conservative bias." Are you talking about Brian and co. or the posters on the site? In either case, it seems like a real reach to characterize either in a place where the rules specifically forbid overtly political discussions.
IMO, it's best to avoid political discussions as it almost never ends well, and worse, you often end up learning something about someone's beliefs that negatively influence your opinion of them.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Check 2:20 - 2:30||
Watch the body language of the players as they observe Harbaugh talking to his brother John, hanging on every word. They love their coach and it already shows. Can't wait to see how that manifests itself on the field. Something tells me we're going to see different play from many of the same players. #EUTM
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Nothing wrong with optimism||
Nothing wrong with optimism, but...
|4 weeks 21 hours ago||Let's hope Rashan has same reaction to Ohio State as Hand||
Let's hope Rashan has same reaction to Ohio State as Hand.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||(No subject)||
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Oh, and one more thing...||
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Damn, brings back memories||
Bought a Bo hat as an undergrad. It was a fitted cap, sat perfect like a bespoke suit. Wore it often for more than 10 years. It finally got so worn out and filthy that I had to retire it. Never been able to find the same one. I wonder if Bo left a cache somewhere hidden in a vault under the Big House, waiting for the Chosen One to arrive.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Suck it Kenpom!||
Need to tweak the formula for Spike Albrecht.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Toppling Goliath Zeelander||
Last night, got to try fresh Alpine Hoppy Birthday, Nelson, and Duet on draft which made its debut here in the DC area.
Tonight I'm drinking some Toppling Goliath Brewing Zeelander that a friend just sent.
Next Friday, heading up to Vermont to pick up fresh Heady, visit Hill Farmstead, etc.
My (beer) life is pretty good.
|10 weeks 6 hours ago||We need a Brian Cook coaching||
We need a Brian Cook coaching tree diagram. Is he the Jim Harbaugh of the blogosphere?
|10 weeks 22 hours ago||Unless we're talking playoffs||
Unless we're talking playoffs, I generally don't enjoy pro sports anymore. I'd take watching a good college game 10 times outta 10. Now maybe that's not an unpopular opinion around these parts.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Hopslam deserves its place in history||
Hopslam deserves its place in history, but since its introduction there have been many significant improvements made overall in brewing and a lot of exciting, new players have entered the game.
As others have also mentioned it is essential, especially for IPAs to drink it fresh. So I would encourage you all to drink local whenever possible. Look around, there is probably more out there than you can image. If you happen to be lucky and live close to great brewers, even better.
For me I'd take most Vermont IPAs, anything by Toppling Goliath, Pipeworks, Trillium, Alpine, NEBCO, Boneyard, Societe, Russian River, Three Floyds, Surly, Maine Beer Co, and many others over Hopslam. The problem is that most of those beers don't see much distribution, so again, unless you are trading for out of market beers, find out what's locally available as a fresher beer will always be better.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||So yeah, Welker comes across||
So yeah, Welker comes across as a really high IQ type. Belichick's contempt for his attitude was palpable after that weak response.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Hey-oooooh!!||
|12 weeks 6 days ago||It's Happening!||
|13 weeks 1 day ago||Not a matter of if, but when||
Not a matter of if, but when we start getting new commits. Feels like "It's Happening!" all over again.
|16 weeks 1 day ago||New day, new year||
Change is coming soon. A change for the better. Much better. Go Blue!
|16 weeks 3 days ago||Belgian brews, ?||
A gueuze, a lambic so far. Next? Maybe a a White Rajah, damned fine IPA I picked up over the weekend at The Brew Kettle.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||I'll be 100% certain||
I'll be 100% certain when I see Jim Harbaugh standing at a podium with a block M hat on and eviscerating Drew Sharp after the obligatory "Is winning a national championship your goal?"
|18 weeks 42 min ago||What's YOUR deal?||
What's YOUR deal?
|18 weeks 1 day ago||Happy Friday All!||
goo goo goo joob
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Whoa it's Friday already?!||
|19 weeks 6 days ago||And who is this Rapoport person?||
Checked this guy out and this was my favorite moment (around the :12 mark). Always consider the source.
|20 weeks 18 hours ago||Fuzzy Baby Ducks, BCBS||
Fuzzy Baby Ducks, BCBS Vanilla Rye and Coffee, Crooked Stave Surette, HF Clara,