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|1 week 3 days ago||Stupid autocorrect..."not coincidentally" that should read...||
Stupid autocorrect..."not coincidentally" that should read...
|1 week 3 days ago||May be a mix, but the Bell||
May be a mix, but the Bell angle is pretty easy to spot. Not sure if you are aware of that story, but it's absolutely nuts--and not coincidence rally, Vinci is located pretty much where Bell is in he Southland.
|1 week 3 days ago||Will also add that I like the||
Will also add that I like the Bell, CA angle (Vinci is a thinly-veiled fictionalization of Bell). If you don't know it, look it up--insane corruption scandal a few years ago. Also reminded me of RI, where I grew up, and where this kind of stuff is the norm (albeit usually on a smaller scale).
|1 week 3 days ago||Nicely summarized. I'd add||
Nicely summarized. I'd add that I didn't like them making the New Age guru McAdams' dad.
|1 week 3 days ago||The first season was pretty||
The first season was pretty much my favorite single season of television ever, so this one was always bound to disappoint. And the first episode is definitely a step down. On the other hand, I thought it was solid, gritty HBO fare. Just not superlative HBO fare...
|1 week 6 days ago||I'm sorry! (Sorry...couldn't||
I'm sorry! (Sorry...couldn't help myself. In all seriousness, good luck with the move.)
|4 weeks 6 days ago||CEO of Domino's Pizza.||
CEO of Domino's Pizza.
|6 weeks 8 hours ago||Quit drinking and go to bed.||
Quit drinking and go to bed.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I know you put a lot of work||
I know you put a lot of work into this, but what does it tell us that we don't already know? Our offense in 2013 was schizophrenic--explosive at times and immobile at others. Our offense in 2014 was just bad. We know this.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Nick Saban???||
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Their track record||
Recent Athlon predictions:
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Makes sense--good fit,||
Makes sense--good fit, skills-wise and he's familiar with the staff. Best of luck to Blake!
|7 weeks 4 days ago||The NFL gets more idiotic with every passing year.||
The NFL gets more idiotic with every passing year.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||I fail to see what's so bad about Dantonio's statement||
He's a dick and says a lot of dickish things, but this doesn't rank up there.
FACT: MSU has recently won a lot of games (they've won 10+ in 4/5 season).
FACT: We have not.
So, when Harbaugh and his staff sell Michigan to recruits, it's on the promise that we will be great (and I'm sure we will), not on the last few years of win-loss records at Michigan.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Good point, though of course||
Good point, though of course he'd have to be enrolled at ND to play this year, no? And perhaps there's an academic issue related to entering a graduate program?
|8 weeks 1 day ago||I suspect (though of course||
I suspect (though of course don't know) that the reason is academic, as he's already been in trouble there once, and ND is a pretty tough school. If he were in any sort of danger of becoming academically ineligible, then that would be a reason for transferring. If true, however, that would rule Michigan out.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Wish him the best, and a||
Wish him the best, and a speedy recovery.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Amen, brother. <br><br>The NFL is a joke.||
|8 weeks 3 days ago||There was a study in the||
There was a study in the American Sociological Review a few years ago testing links between participation in different high school sports and rates of off-the-field violence. It did find a positive correlation between playing football and rates of off-the-field violence (and a negative correlation for some other sports). (When controlling for other variables, of course.)
|8 weeks 4 days ago||They're rebuilding the brand.||
They're rebuilding the brand. The Foster Farms section at my local Ralph's (ie Kroger) is one third the size it was pre-salmonella.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||There was a best player on||
There was a best player on offense? Must have missed that one.
|9 weeks 11 hours ago||If Pacquiao KOs Mayweather...||
...I may never stop watching the highlights.
|9 weeks 18 hours ago||Yes, he is an awful person,||
Yes, he is an awful person, and I expect him to win. But I don't think it will be easy, as he's never fought a lefty with Pacquiao's blend of speed and power. Fight goes the distance and is fairy close, IMO. Pacquiao has a chance, but in the end I expect Mayweather is just too quick getting back in defense and too technical.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||This is a joke, right?||
Five Guys is to In-N-Out as East Lansing is to Ann Arbor.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||TurbofolkLOL ever heard it||
|10 weeks 6 hours ago||What...the...****||
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Political threads||
I know moderating/administering a community of this size and diversity is a difficult and often thankless task, so take this as a friendly query:
Is it perhaps time to reassert the prohibition on political threads?
I know there are a ton of political issues centered on the University of Michigan, some of which intersect with the football program or its personnel. But I feel like there are more and more of these threads every week, and a binary us/them culture wars dynamic is asserting itself on this board. With no offense intended to the OP, I see this as part of the problem:
It's political, it's divisive, and it's only linked to Michigan sports in the most tangential way possible. I mean, if we are going to argue to the death, it should at least be over something meaningful, like what run blocking scheme our offense employs, right?
Speaking generally, one of the things I value about this site is that it's one of the few corners of the internet left that hasn't been infected by the culture wars, and I hope it stays that way.
That said, I also trust you to make the best decision for the site and community. Just wanted to let you know how I felt (and I assume I'm not alone in this).
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Many of us like this blog, in||
Many of us like this blog, in part, because it's one of the few corners of the internet that hasn't yet been ruined by "culture wars" BS.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||The Mets have got to be one||
The Mets have got to be one of the worst. Huge payroll, few wins.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||FYI||
This comment in that thread is messed up: http://mgoblog.com/mgoboard/harbaugh-american-sniper#comment-3122628