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|10 hours 56 min ago||Don't even have to drive that||
Don't even have to drive that far, can just go downtown to a garage and park for the day for like $6. Then when you go out to dinner after the game your car is right there. Kills me when I see how cheap the parking structures are there living in NYC.
|2 days 5 hours ago||I kinda hope it does. If the||
I kinda hope it does. If the international teams can pay more than the boosters and handlers in college it may clean up the college game better than the NCAA ever could. Would get rid of the 1 and done if you can make a million dollars instead of going to classes you don't care about for 1 semester.
|3 days 10 min ago||Nice to see Hardaway being||
Nice to see Hardaway being agressive and showing well in his second year. And Mitch looked solid, clearly spent a lot of his injury time working on his FTs and shooting.
|3 days 5 hours ago||With Beilfeldt being listed||
With Beilfeldt being listed as a senior I'd figure the coaches have to take at least 2 players in the class of 2015 with LeVert leaving as well. In 2016 you probably lose Walton and Irving and 1 of the SGs from 2014 probably won't be around as well, so you'd still have 2 spots for 2016. Additionally, a player like Chatman could be a 2 year player as well opening up a 3rd spot for 2016.
With the number of players the last 4 years under Beilein who leave early, I don't think it ever makes sense not to use up all your scholarships every year.
|3 days 6 hours ago||If you think cake sucks||
If you think cake sucks without icing, then you've never had good cake. Good cake doesn't need icing, frosting, or anything to be good.
|5 days 7 hours ago||Fage||
Fage is superior. Especially because they sell whole milk yogurt in the single serving cups. Much healthier than the flavored fat free yogurts with extra sugar.
|6 days 20 hours ago||I'd say the throwing your||
I'd say the throwing your body around isn't that tough for a trained gymnast as they've been practicing that for years. I'd say a gymnastics background is the perfect training for this type of event because it's all about muscle endurance and body control. And the anouncers were idiots constantly mentioning her weight like it was a disadvantage. The height was a disadvantage but weighing only 100 lbs was a big advantage.
|1 week 2 hours ago||I'd generally take a coaches||
I'd generally take a coaches opinion over that of the ranking services because one has been around football for 40 years and gets paid millions of dollars and the other has a journalism degree and makes 80k and has been doing this for maybe 10 years. However, on the whole the ranking services are pretty accurate and a decent measure of the likelyhood of player success.
|1 week 23 hours ago||Tom Brady couldn't have gone||
Tom Brady couldn't have gone 13-0 behind that OL with no running game. Gardner did extremely well considering the constantly changing offensive scheme and lack of a running game. Look at his stats vs the best seasons of the last 2 good starting QBs at MIchigan:
2013 Devin Gardner: 2960 yds, 60.2% comp%, 21 TD, 11 INT, and 8.58 ypa
2010 Denard Robinson: 2570 yds, 62.5% comp%, 18 TD, 11 INT, and 8.8 ypa
2006 Chad Henne: 2508 yards, 61.9% comp%, 22 TD, 8 INT, and 7.6 ypa
That is Gardners first year as a starter and he had very comparable stats to the best seasons of the previous 2 Michigan QBs. Nothing to be an apologist about, Gardner is good.
|1 week 1 day ago||Considering he has 3 kids||
Considering he has 3 kids ranked that highly it would indicate that he's pretty good at developing players. Sure genetics play a role, and AAU coaches and such, but he was clearly doing something right when they were little kids/middle school level.
|1 week 1 day ago||How dare you question the||
How dare you question the godfather of recruiting!
|1 week 3 days ago||I like that everything we||
I like that everything we hear from the basketball team indicates that Donnal could have played last year and has held up well against the starters in practice. With McGary, Morgan and Horford going into last season there was no reason to burn his redshirt considering that Beilein doesn't play 2 bigs very often.
Donnal seems like the type who could be a 4 year player so why waste a year as a guy who gets 5 mins a game when you can give those minutes to Bielfeldt. Hoping he can do well as a starter this season and we can get decent play out of Doyle as a back up.
|1 week 4 days ago||Here are the highlights from||
Here are the highlights from Friday nights game. I know very little about basketball, only really started watching it the last few seasons, but Stauskas looks to be getting beaten pretty bad on a few of the Spurs plays.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||The ref from the||
The ref from the Brazil/Colombia game better be out of the country already because there are going to be some really pissed off Brazilians after this.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Eh, top 300 kids have gone to||
Eh, top 300 kids have gone to non BCS schools in the past. I believe Iowa State took a top 10 WR last year when everyone thought he'd flip to a top tier school.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Here's a Youtube clip of his||
Here's a Youtube clip of his full highlights from the game.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Nik was hyped as a 4 year||
Nik was hyped as a 4 year sharp shooter who didn't have much of a shot at the pros but could thrive knocking down threes in college. No one really believed 2 years ago that he would be a top 10 draft pick.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||If you don't like soccer can||
If you don't like soccer can you at least like a sport that doesn't suck? I mean, a game that takes over 3 hours, with at least 16 3 minute commercial breaks, most of the time when the 'game' is on is watching a dude standing there holding a ball getting ready to throw it, the most unathletic players in any sport, and so many games that none of them really mean anything. I mean, baseball is as much of a sport as golf and about as interesting to watch.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||And if GR3 came back and||
And if GR3 came back and didn't make the jump the writer expects then he wouldn't have been drafted at all. He could do very well being able to focus full time on basketball, improving his shooting, handle, and agressiveness. He has the size and athleticism to succeed and seems to still be adjusting to his size.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Trouble||
But they aren't trying to get someone in trouble. They are trying to gain a competitive advantage. Just like the charge Morgan took against Tenn, if you want to get the call you need to sell it. I just wish the obvious fakes were called more to discourage the complete dives.
|4 weeks 7 hours ago||Surprised we didn't hear much||
Surprised we didn't hear much about other schools pursuing the Michigan assistant coaches for head coaching jobs. Have we escaped for another year with this staff intact?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Your so called simple||
Your so called simple economics are dead wrong. Those channels would make those shows to entice people to subscribe. Channels that put out quality content like FX, AMC, and HBO would do just fine under the a la carte pricing model, it's the channels that don't have great programing that would suffer. You'd lose channels like Lifetime or Hallmark which don't produce enough value to justify the costs but survive because everyone who has cable pays them $.25.
Yes you'd have less choice, but quality would go up as competition increases. I bet you'd even get some channels that try to stay free and make money via advertising instead of fees.
Sports would definitely suffer as channels like ESPN are already expensive and they have huge contracts with major sports for broadcasting rights. If ESPN suddenly couldn't get $7 from every household with cable and 80% of current cable customers aren't interested in sports, they would have to charge $35 a month. You might get an influx of people who cut cable because they didn't want to pay $100 but would pay $35 just for sports but you'd also lose some casual sports fans who think $35 is too much for watching a couple games a month.
The real losers in a la carte would be large families with diverse interests because they would still want most of the channels but per channel cost could go up 5 fold. I could see a hybrid model where you can get everything for a discount or pay a lot more for just the select few channels you want.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||I think Olaniyan and Zettel||
I think Olaniyan and Zettel in the following class were cases of kids who would probably commit to Michigan if not for all the negativity surrounding the program while Rodriguez was coach. If you look over the 2009, 2010, and 2011 classes you can see a big dip in the number of Michigan HS players who ended up at Michigan.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Is there any actual||
Is there any actual difference between 1 year and 4 year scholarships? Coaches rarely if ever just cut a player, instead they convince them to quit or transfer. Coaches are extremely persuasive, they need to be in order to recruit, so they shouldn't have a hard time convincing a player that they'd be better off elsewhere or to take a medical redshirt. The 4 year scholarship just seems like fluff for a problem that never really existed. But hey, it sounds good to recruits so why not offer it.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Seems to be OSU at this||
Seems to be OSU at this point, maybe ND. Michigan is very unlikely.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Why are they still given||
Why are they still given access to freshmen football players?
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Love the Hypocrisy||
OSU fans had their panties in a bunch over the Malzone tweet a week ago, now they think this is awesome. Meanwhile Michigan fans have no issue with either and think it adds to the rivalry.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||A Brazil loss could mean||
A Brazil loss could mean rioting across Brazil. Not sure that's something I want to see.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||But if Germany beats Ghana||
But if Germany beats Ghana soundly as they should, they would have 6 points and a big lead in goal advantage. Then, the only way that Germany would be at risk of not winning the group would be if the US lost to Portugal by a lot of goals and at that point we need to actually beat Germany to have any shot, so they would be happy with a tie. Even a loss by 1 goal would still mean they likely win the group.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Could have been one of those||
Could have been one of those instances where they just stop calling and don't show any interest. Honor his commitment if he wants to come, but make it clear he's free to go somewhere else if he likes. I believe Michigan did that with a recruit a couple of years ago.