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|22 hours 4 min ago||Super Bowl ads were good when||
Super Bowl ads were good when it was unexpected. Now people anticipate greatness and unfortunately most good creative ideas are watered down by clients and legal teams and personal preference.
|22 hours 7 min ago||Kia isn't competing against||
Kia isn't competing against those...that model is competing against the beige socks of Honda and Toyota and ford
|2 days 17 hours ago||GR3 under the radar when he committed though||
He blew up later.
|2 days 17 hours ago||White is immaterial||
That's what makes it racist.
The fact that they are white has nothing to do with their athleticism.
Jordan Morgan - unathletic black guy
Mitch McGary - very ahtletic white guy
|2 days 17 hours ago||Troy Williams was/is still a bust||
|2 days 17 hours ago||This is what opposing coaches say...||
Beilein gets negative recruited on this very fact.
McGary was told the same and FLOURISHED. He swung it into a top pick in NBA.
Beilein's offense works BEST with a quality big man. The myth of Pittsnoggle has haunted him. He was a once in a generation 5 in Beilein's system. He's NEVER had that kind of big here.
|2 days 18 hours ago||NO WAY||
...and if you are in that camp, look at this roster...
1. Too many kids left early. And shouldn't have given their lack of production in the NBA.
2. We joke about Izzo not sending kids to NBA early but his teams benefit from seniors...we have had like 5 seniors total in past 5 years.
3. Struck out on some key recruits. Izzo did the same and had some rough teams for a few years...and some years he lucked into kids like Valentine and Forbes, neither of whom were top recruits (and had limited options due to grades).
4. Levert's constant injuries are tough.
5. Beilein has a roster that should be 12-12 right now. That we are about to be 17-7 is saying something.
|2 days 18 hours ago||This is the right answer...||
...plus the lack of defensive players. It does appear to be a lack of effort today.
|5 days 19 hours ago||Vlad a graduate of Toledo||
Though it's telling they prefer to use his 2 years at M as his football credentials instead.
|1 week 4 days ago||We agreed on a name before||
We agreed on a name before going to the hospital. Then while waiting for induction to take, I suggested a new name we hadn't discussed yet but that I preferred. She agreed and we have not regretted it. I did lose my battle to babe my son Victor Valiant (LN) though.
|1 week 5 days ago||Re telling Swenson and||
Re telling Swenson and Weaver...I thought they did know but chose not to believe it or deal with it. Once they didn't decommit M had to do it the way they did.
|1 week 6 days ago||LSU used to be a damn good program under Dale Brown.||
LSU used to be a damn good program under Dale Brown.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Might be selective, but the numbers don't lie||
Since 2011-12...home records (overall + B1G)
Team A - 64-16 (29-10)
Team B - 65-10 (29-8)
Team C - 74-11 (29-9)
Team D - 76-12 (30-8)
Team E - 66-10 (32-6)
Match M, MSU, Wisky, OSU, IU to the 5 teams above. Atmosphere or not, those 5 teams have very similar home marks, especially in the B1G.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||I had a couple classes with||
I had a couple classes with Will. Smart guy, nice dude. Surprised he didn't finish that last semester. I remember having a class with Tooner and Hayes that spring and they still were there every class except the day after the draft. Ha.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Thank you and pretty solid choice||
Thank you and pretty solid choice
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Because he has a good system||
Because he has a good system that gets better throughout the season. Every year a beilein team is better in March than it was in December. He's building something out of nothing right now. And he does it the right way. We will be fine.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||I remember when I came to||
I remember when I came to mgoblog to avoid the trash commenters of the mlive ilk. They are here and they are everywhere. Sad really. This blogs success is its own worst enemy. Bunch of wusses pissing on about beilein...yet not one has produced a coach who would be better or attainable (Brad Stevens doesn't count).
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Wow. Boys playing poorly but||
Wow. Boys playing poorly but the fans sounding like sparties. I believe in beilein. Lots of good looks and not hitting. That happens. But. This team has serious chemistry issues right now. Strangely the chemistry last year was better with Caris hurt. Must defend...can't or won't? Must rebound...can't or won't? Walton missing on the glass!
|9 weeks 20 hours ago||Cullen Christian fun fact||
In his 4 seasons of D1 football (he did RS in 2011 @ Pitt), he played in 4 DIFFERENT CONFERENCES...all major conferences at that time.
2010 - Michigan - B1G
2011/2 - Pitt - Big East
2013 - Pitt - ACC
2014 - West Virginia - BXII
Has anyone EVER done that before?
|9 weeks 1 day ago||I saw more people with M gear||
I saw more people with M gear on yesterday than Sparty gear. They had a big ten title game and we had the huge Houston baptist bball game. In SW Michigan there's a pretty equal M v MSU fan contingent outside the domers.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||I'll find the post again but||
I'll find the post again but a State News sports editor once listed App State beating M as his best Spartan sports memory from his time at the student paper.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||sold him too well||
mizzou ad reads mgoblog
|11 weeks 1 day ago||that's like asking||
a chicken to crack the cold fusion conundrum AND beat you at chess
not going to happen...and if it does, you acknowledge the miracle and move on
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Cardale should've gone pro||
Cardale should've gone pro after title game last year. Stock never higher
|11 weeks 4 days ago||i am wahoo on this||
i am wahoo on this
|11 weeks 4 days ago||Most frustrating...||
is that Bolden gets a handie from every single announcer who does our games. They cut to him constantly as the heart and soul of our defense and the key to our success...yet we all know him to be the weakest link in that D.
I believe he is a killer practice player and that's why he gets reps and is a captain and is built up by the press. But he underwhelms at game time. He is what he is.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Lots of us said that weeks||
Lots of us said that weeks ago, though nanni brought some good work last week. Too bad he seems to quarter ass it quite a bit
|11 weeks 5 days ago||or...||
M Pasta Bowl
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Little Two East Division Championship||
loser gets relegated to the MAC
winner gets relegated to the AAC
|12 weeks 14 hours ago||So. Many. Whistles.||
So. Many. Whistles.