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|3 days 15 hours ago||He owes something||
He may not owe fans full disclosure on injury information, but he certainly owes, not just the fans, but everyone, not outright lying on players' absences (e.g. "family issue")
To be clear, i don't have any issue with him not disclosing exactly how long Funchess is out, or to disclose that Wilson won't play, or stuff like that. But to say Peppers is "fine" after Week 1...there's an expectation not to lie, a line which he blurs sometimes. No obligation to tell the whole truth and disclose everything, but certainly an expectation not to lie.
|3 days 15 hours ago||Braylon||
I think he'd do best in a studio show, where his face was on TV. My wife: "who is that? That's Braylon Edwards? That was the dude who would show up at Rick's in sunglasses and be a cocky asshole?....He's really handsome."
I'M SITTING RIGHT HERE!!
|6 days 6 hours ago||It's real hard to know||
what's what at this point. MSU just came out to Oregon and won an invitational but Oregon didn't run their two best runners, and a handful of others, and won't run another competitive meet for several weeks.
|1 week 3 days ago||Venting thread?||
What the fuck are the 27 other threads tonight?
|1 week 3 days ago||Wait||
At first glance I was sure this was sarcasm given all the other stuff going on, but... this is serious? You're seriously not happy with Funchess?? Funchess is like, I don't know, somewhere between last and fourth to last on problematic things/people/issues with the MICH football program right now.
EDIT: upon further review, i'm the sucker, mlive troll joins today. i bit. i blame alcohol.
|1 week 3 days ago||Well||
They did come within a Gary Danielson of playing for the national title in that time.
|1 week 3 days ago||Really nothing more to say.||
You could write 100 page dissertation on Michigan football and it wouldn't be as complete a thought.
Far more apropos for MICH than Walter White.
|1 week 3 days ago||This has to happen||
The B1G really needs to bottom out. It wasn't that long ago the Pac 10 was a joke. You've got to get these B1G schools to learn to take a chance on innovative coaches to modernize football in the conference. But the ADs will never take the risk until their teams are so bad that the risk is quite low.
OR, alternatively, the B1G will never be good again because the base of recruits has shifted into every other conference and you just can't get SoCal kids to come to Iowa.
I don't know which, i'm hopeful it's the former.
|1 week 4 days ago||I am the last person||
who is an Oregon fan, but they became an elite program because they found a once in a generation coach. No amount of money can guarantee you year-in, year-out top 5 caliber teams.
And when they ride out the leftover Chip Kelly string, they'll go back to being good-not-great, and eventually back to mediocre.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Errr?||
Um, yes, nearly everyone (not you apparently) cares about the academic reputation of their school because it attaches to them through almost every job interview, social interaction, small talk conversation for the rest of their lives.
If you want to pretend that the world as a whole sees no difference between MICH and MSU just because Dan Gilbert made a billion dollars effing over naive homeowners on their mortgages, then go ahead. But it's simply not true.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I have to believe||
That regardless of whether or not Hotspot Shield is legal, that it's a violation of the terms of service for BTN2go international to actually be located in a geographic area offering BTN on cable.
I'm not saying I care whether it's all technically legal or if Comcast gets screwed, I'm just saying the ethical rationalization is probably not actually accurate.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Cowherd||
I don't understand, Colin Cowherd actually sounds fairly reasoned and measured.
What's going on?
|10 weeks 6 days ago||People are who they are||
whether it's for the one month during the WC, or the other 37-40 months of the 4 years in between that they're playing for their club. Arjen Robben may be continuing his flopping into the WC but the reputation was built on a decade of club flopping. Dempsey's been doing it since Fulham.
Anyway, the point wasn't really to start bashing Deuce or a flopping debate. It's just a funny thing to point out about Dempsey, when it's one of the few things that you actually could criticize him for, and there are a million other unique memorable characteristics about him that are actually true (the technical panache, step-overs, ridiculous juggling skills, Ghana goal, rapping skillz, Dempsey-face, etc.)
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Flopping Dempsey||
I don't understand the comment about Dempsey and euro-flopping. He's by far, without a doubt, the biggest flopper on the team, and one of the worst in MLS, certainly the worst American (maybe Lenhart).
He's a great player, I'm happy to support him, I own an actual Deuce jersey (when he was #2 for the USMNT for like 2 games in the mid 2000s) but he is most definitely a flopper.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||Why||
I don't know if that's a shitty attempt at humor, but why would you post a comment like that?
|14 weeks 2 days ago||The irony for this stupid owner||
He's mad because his horse got denied the first triple crown in 30 some years (and the money along with that notoriety), because the other horses were fresh.
The irony is that if the rule actually required every horse to participate in all three races, it would be so much easier to win the triple crown, there would probably have been like 8-12 triple crown winners since 1978, and no one would care at all about California Chrome's attempt nor would it be particularly lucrative.
|18 weeks 16 hours ago||I think||
you've got Michael Sam on the brain, and totally screwed that one.
|23 weeks 4 days ago||Forget Woodson||
He may not have been alive for when Hit Me Baby One More Time came out!?
|23 weeks 6 days ago||Both coasts?!?||
Is that a joke? You know these types of teams play many summer crap-roster friendly games all over the country every year, right? Very few people are flying at all, let alone across the country, to see Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo play for 30 minutes at 70% effort.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||Grad school transfer exception||
Does anyone know if a person graduated from the first school with two years eligibility left (say a redshirt who graduates in three years), if they would be able to play two years without sitting at the new school? Or is it a maximum of 1 year?
|24 weeks 4 days ago||For fuck's sake||
If you're gonna throw around trite internet buzzwords for no real apparent reason, at least spell it right, it's:
|24 weeks 4 days ago||Jim Nantz||
is really terrible. I thought he was sort of anti-Michigan but watching this UK-L'ville game, he's just really bad. It's sort of unusual, he might've just crossed over to Verne Lundquist/Phil Simms territory of not totally gone, but no longer an asset.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||Well||
|24 weeks 4 days ago||I'm sorry||
You're really suggesting we believe that autocorrect chose to make your word "Staiskas"?
I mean, I know "staiskas" is a perfectly cromulent word and all, but...
|25 weeks 17 hours ago||I'd say golf||
I'd say golf is the perfect HD sport. Obviously going to watch live golf is not that enticing (more fun than you think if you've never been, but not really useful if you're actually interested in the tournament as a whole), but in HD its gorgeous, beautifully clear grass and trees, amazing slow motion replays of swings and sand flying out of traps, and actually being able to follow the ball.
Add to the visuals a great roster of announcers and I think the huge rise in golf has been aided immensely by the TV experience
|25 weeks 5 days ago||Seriously Texas looked pretty mid-tier||
Just because they have big guys doesn't mean it's a bad matchup. Amir Williams did absolutely nothing against us. AJ Hammons did basically nothing. Size just for size's sake isn't that much of a concern, especially when we will have a decisive coaching advantage.
|27 weeks 6 days ago||I know||
that a lot of research went into seeing which team is what seed, but....
doesn't this all boil down to "hope a team higher than MICH on the seed lines loses"?
Does this really require a lot of analysis?
|31 weeks 23 hours ago||Or maybe||
Haslam is the only stooge, dumping who he can to redirect blame and fan ire. Aka the Pistons way.
|31 weeks 2 days ago||It's about time?||
It's about time someone addressed the o-line coaching?
Been avoiding Michigan fan sites since late September, I see.
|34 weeks 5 days ago||The most visited||
sports entertainment blog in the country, Deadspin is one place to find it.
(and just to be clear, that's just pointing out it's been bouncing around a lot of major outlets today, and not an endorsement of Deadspin, which is mildly funny TMZ sports trash 80% of the time; really interesting, valuable investigative journalism 10% of the time, and the most disingenuous, hypocritical, muckraking, misogynistic, unsourced rumormongering, yellow journalism 10% of the time.)