that's unfortunate, but at least the interest is there on both sides
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|1 week 2 days ago||If there's concerns||
A medical redshirt seems relevant. Rehab and re-evaluate.
It just seems weird that a meniscus injury would defnitively end his sports playing days at such a young age.
|1 week 5 days ago||I think it's pretty fine as is.||
The luxury tax is doing enough to keep the Yankees from going totally bonkers. A salary floor would actually be more useful.
I like the current playoff format as well. If you win the division, you get to avoid the 1 game play-in. Makes the long season more meaningful.
|1 week 5 days ago||It's a different sport||
It's not as action packed as your more intense sports, nor does it require the concentration level. It's great to have on while you do other stuff in the house or maybe listen to while you start a bonfire or golf or fish or work.
It fits with the idea of the lazy summer.
|1 week 5 days ago||Can confirm.||
I lived in SD, we can't all live there. If you can afford to choose where you work, it's beautiful.
Nothing beats the Michigan fall tho. All 2 weeks of it.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||The weather....||
if you REALLY like cold and snow then Grand Rapids could work for you. If you don't really have an opinion one way or another, it'll be great for a few years, but it'll eventually wear on you. If you don't like cold, don't bother.
Other than that, GR and the surrounding area is not exotic but very functional. With just a bit of effort/energy, you can find something that suits you, be it schools, mildly urban->super-rural, outdoor hobbies, etc.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||If anything,||
we should treat him better. Paying his own way, picking UM over preferred walk-on offers from Harvard and Yale.
Plus, from a roster building perspective, there's no downside. He's not taking up a precious scholarship.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||To be fair....||
80% of those playoff games were in 2 seasons: rookie year and a year where he only played 20 regular season games.
At any rate, he's a guy that's fits a need on the 2nd or 3rd line. He's not necessarily a difference maker.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Maybe because Falcon is coming off ACL?|
|9 weeks 3 days ago||If there's no attrition||
Kerridge and Glasgow are both 5th year senior walk-ons. So probably one of those 2.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||ur right||
being wrong and ill-informed doesn't require a psychology degree.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||HEY EVERYBODY STOP DISCUSSING||
HEY EVERYBODY STOP DISCUSSING SOMETHING I DON'T FIND INTERESTING
|9 weeks 4 days ago||fuck yeah||
i want him back.
but i'm not an armchair psychologist.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||UM fans have assholes. MSU||
UM fans have assholes.
MSU fans have assholes.
OSU fans have assholes.
The internet is an asshole.
Don't be an asshole.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||I would bet they do||
The internet is an asshole.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||YES||
Since these two ideas are not mutually exclusive, I'm sure she does.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Yep.||
You can do what you want.
It is an incredibly stupid and incredibly dickish thing to do, but you can do it if you want to be a stuipid dick.
|14 weeks 5 days ago||The last part of me....||
That cared about the NFL have been extinguised the past week. Harbaugh gone. Lions have their best chance in years and probably for years, get rekt by The Shield (TM).
One last venting session, and then no reason to follow.
|16 weeks 3 days ago||Nuff said?||
You didn't give us a picture or even name the character you are referencing.
How is that possibly nuff said?
|26 weeks 6 days ago||Pompous Level:||
|28 weeks 4 days ago||Amazing....||
"I have had numerous meetings since Sunday morning to thoroughly review the situation that occurred at Saturday’s football game regarding student-athlete Shane Morris. I have met with those who were directly involved and who were responsible for managing Shane’s care and determining his medical fitness for participation."
Met with everybody but the head coach apparently. Amazing.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||health....||
The Tigers seem to strongly value durability with their SP. I think it was a strong part of why the great Jair Jurrjens was traded, and while Fister didn't have any obvious injury concerns, he seemed to profile as the most likely of the 5 in the 13 rotation to have issues, with the velocity concerns and the others being more power body types.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||simple||
Succeed or GTFO
|1 year 29 weeks ago||Envious...||
....of your proximity to Cotixan.
|1 year 37 weeks ago||meh.||
Pistons are taking a gamble on his talent and being only 23. He's not a good player now but it seems he should have some upside, and that's all you're going to get for 3/$24M. That video shows that he doesn't have great shot selection for sure, but I'm not sure that some of the other stuff was a bit cherry-picked (player stat comparisons) or (somewhat) easily fixable. Step-back jumpers and picking up your mark at half-court should be easy to fix. (Not that forcing a PG to drive contested into the land of Drummond/Monroe would be a bad thing on this team). Offensively, here's hoping that he's able to feed the bigs on this team easier than having to force up a shot. If he's really quick enough to get into the lane that's worth it IMO.
|1 year 43 weeks ago||The $12.8M-per-year is also||
The $12.8M-per-year is also from the DDA:
Right now, the tax money would be an estimated $12.8 million annually from Detroit's Downtown Development Authority. The cash was money the DDA collected within its district originally to pay downDetroit Public Schools bond debt, which has since been retired.
|2 years 1 day ago||You are assuming all things were equal||
When I doubt they were. My assessment of the situation back then (and now) is that they decided they could only re-sign one of the two. I suspect that Franzen was the first to jump at what was a pretty team-friendly contract considering his outstanding play at the end of the 07-08 season, the 08 playoffs, and his 30-goal +20 08-09 season. I wouldn't really consider that more likely to be a fluke due to small sample size any more than I would consider it a break-out.
As it turns out, Hossa got much less than I thought he would (remember he got offered a crap-load from the Oilers, and more from the Penguins than the Wings offered), and I wish the Red Wings would have done something similar and kept both of them, but Franzen is still only getting paid 65% of what Hossa is. Plus with the way the fans got on Hossa in the playoffs, who couldn't really shoot due to injury, all things being equal I think he wanted out.
|2 years 7 weeks ago||to be fair.....||
Franzen took an under-market deal at the time, and it's $20M or so less than Hossa. I think the front office figured they could only afford one of them and took the bird in the bush, even tho Hossa clearly was and still is the better overall player.
|2 years 13 weeks ago||I dunno....||
I kind of figure refrigerators will be obsolete in metropolitan areas 30 years from now.
|2 years 28 weeks ago||there's a bit of an ironic||
there's a bit of an ironic counter-argument to make, which is if the Angels had not been stupid and not left Trout in the minors for the first 20 games they would have made the playoffs.
|2 years 28 weeks ago||no...||
fangraphs WAR has a specific formula, and baseball reference WAR has a specific formula. there's no fudging or non-specificity in the formula. when people are distinguishing between the 2 they typically say fWAR or brWAR or something.