The nutty Michigan coverage isn't so much about Harbaugh as it is a signal to the Big Ten that Fox wants to party.
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|2 weeks 5 days ago||you are very funny||
lots of laughs asshole.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||ignore||
|8 weeks 13 hours ago||Anywhere you find a person with "power" over another....||
How widespread is this? Anywhere you find people.
This is not limited to FSU football players, football players in general, men, women, etc.
These are all the same power / control / entitlement issues that surface in physical assaults, rapes, online trolling, etc. due to the way we socialize people and the history of our society.
People in this thread will be happy to mention that "men should never hit a woman" but they'll accept a man attacking another man.
In my head, even the acceptance of man on man violence, is only going to teach the men who attack that physical violence is how you assert your power / control, etc. and asking them to show restrain against women is unlikely to yield in any meaningful behavior changes.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Get a life||
Get a life. At least WD is out there living his life and not just sitting on a forum shitting on others'.
|12 weeks 18 hours ago||Internet porn||
My first reaction is surprise that an 8th grader may have never seen porn before in this day in age.
Is the problem that some 8th grade girl has seen girl on girl porn? That this girl is bisexual?
It's not clear to me where the crisis is.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||To be fair...||
To be fair, DISCUSS Man is a second rate poster and has been a joke of a poster for likely their entire existence on this blog.
So that may help explain the difference in tone between Narduzzi, Franklin, and the OP.
|33 weeks 6 days ago||I wish||
I wish you wouldn't post negative things about UM players, especially underclassmen on public forums.
|38 weeks 1 day ago||Pelini's rise to HC at NU||
Has anyone ever looked at Pelini's career on wikipedia?
His entire career has been spent working for about 8 different accomplished successful coaches. Even when he was on a high school staff it's for one of those known program sorts.
His pedegree is much more impressive than I would have guessed.
|40 weeks 6 days ago||I use VLC Player||
I use VLC Player: http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html
Then Media -> Open Network Stream and paste in the URL I originally posted
|40 weeks 6 days ago||this is better||
|42 weeks 13 hours ago||makes sense||
It makes sense that a 2011 hype video would use highlights from 2010.
|49 weeks 4 days ago||not the nfl||
this isn't the nfl. nor alabama.
there are other standards at michigan. i believe they contained within the "fergodsakes".
|49 weeks 6 days ago||Thanks for speaking up||
Glad to hear there's atleast a handful of fans who feel the way I do.
Keep the faith.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||my guess||
trey : spike :: stauskas : robinson
the complicating factor is the whole vague references to d1 offers he turned down.
i wish they would have named names.
i dont know how meaningful it is, we talking the likes of portland state and iupui or what?
|1 year 11 weeks ago||My guess....||
My guess is that 90 pct of Mgoblog users want to read or write about michigan football.
did you expect the team to receive a win for you visiting the site?
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Cannibalization is killing HTTV||
For me, I'm not purchasing HTTV this year because I think the blog has cannibalized the content that HTTV would normally contain.
With each year, the amount of new content on this blog has increased (as has my year round viewership of it) and by the time HTTV rolls around, I feel like it's predominately a printed (and repurposed) export of the blog with just a sprinkling of brand new ideas / pieces.
I should clarify that last year was the first time I had this feeling and this year will be the first time I'm not purchasing HTTV (won't stop me from dropping some coins into beveled guilt).
My father, who does not read MGOblog (or the internet in general) would be thrilled with HTTV as it truly does destory all other "preview" publications and he has no access to the content otherwise.
Just my thoughts. Niether team performance nor alleged bullying from Brian (or whatever the claims) play into my decision at all.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||quick||
quick, go tell mom!
|1 year 28 weeks ago||My take||
I think the greater point being communicated by Colter and his specific movement is that, these kids are being recruited to attend an institution of higher learning and then are locked into strict contracts of their coaches exacting standards, which leaves them no choice but to compromise the very education they came for, lest they get their scholarship pulled. And they have absolutely no seat at the table or member representation with the NCAA or the schools themselves.
They seek to be represented.
Even above and beyond that is the millions of dollars everyone in charge of "looking out for the kids" is making in this rigged game. The kids should be able to organize and represent themselves.
Where do I draw the line? Today? Men's Football and Men's Basketball. Women's Basbetball might not be there yet and honestly, I don't know enough about other sports
|1 year 33 weeks ago||I look forward....||
I look forward to future pictures of you running shirtless on the front page of MgoBlog!
|1 year 33 weeks ago||heel striker!||
And he's heel striking!!!!!
|1 year 39 weeks ago||I'm less worried about BBrown....||
I'm a whole lot less worried about a recruit reading BBrown's analysis of their interaction than I am a recruit reading the thousands of comments throwing our players, coaches, and administration under the bus, talking about pulling all support of the program, and the regular demands that we "fire e'rybody".
But that's just me, guy who thought we all learned something about public perception and showing a unified front of support for the program after the RR debacle..........
|1 year 51 weeks ago||I agree there is an issue and thought about this yesterday.....||
I agree that there is a bit of an issue with the quantity of content and how to best manage it all.
My thought is for some sort of personalization (dashboard?) that would show a listing of "unread" things, things that you've commented on that have replies, etc.
|2 years 18 weeks ago||This is gonna be a big hit......||
This is gonna be a big hit with the tO$U, scUM, pedoState crowds...........
|2 years 18 weeks ago||Thank You!||
I couldn't believe I made it so far down this thread without anyone pointing out how insane that clip is. The timing on him popping up is better than anything that could even be scripted.
This clip is going to get chopped up and will be everywhere within a few days. Denard is making his rounds on the viral circuit lately.
Also yes, I now cheer for the Jaguars?
|2 years 22 weeks ago||la salle fall down||
did anyone else just watch the guy from la salle fall over after a cross over from the wichita state pg? that was fantastic!
|2 years 26 weeks ago||I agree but that's not the point.....||
I agree that saying "don't rock the boat" is condoning bigotry but that was not the point of my post at all and if your Rosa Parks joke is at my expense then you missed my entire point.
There is a difference between making commentary on the current state of affairs and endorsing the status quo. My post makes no reference to reinforcing the current culture of bigotry in the NFL.
What my post is saying, is that because there is a culture of bigotry it would make sense that when gay players do start coming out, team chemistry may take a hit as the lockerrom could be split.
Personally, I welcome the day where people don't have to put up a front because a portion of our population can't identify or understand their experience and has to resort to fear and hatred.
|2 years 26 weeks ago||BiSB you are correct but so is ijohnb||
BiSB, your points are absolutely correct but I think you are misinterpreting ijohnb's point.
I think the statement is "I am not conding bigotry, I am merely acknowledging its existence and the reality that it would impact the dynamic of the team. It would likely cause a rift amongst the homophobics and the non-homophobics (which is exactly what happened with racist whites and non-racist whites during integration in baseball and the movie Remember the Titans starring Denzel Washington). This statement should not be interpreted as my opinion on whether gays should be in the NFL or out while in the NFL or anything of the like."
ijohnb even mentions that he is talking about reality, not necessarily the way things are:
"I am not talking what should be. I am talking what is."
Just to put it out there, no, I have no dog in this fight (zing, but that's because niether one of you are making negative statements, unless I totally invented my own interpretation of ijohnb).
|2 years 28 weeks ago||In case you didn't notice....||
In case you didn't notice, Herm violates that policy most every time.
He's kind of like the reactionary grandfather figure of mgoblog.
|2 years 29 weeks ago||Crashes instantly for me too||
It crashes immediately when I try to open any post either on main page or on the board.
I have a Droid X running 2.3.4.
|2 years 29 weeks ago||The more you know....||
Despite being on the ballot, Oregon did not legalize marijuana in 2012.
Colorado and Washington did but Oregon voted it down by like 4%.
I know, it doesn't make sense to me either.