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|1 day 18 hours ago||Two shutouts in a row against||
Two shutouts in a row against power 5 teams might be muppet worthy
|1 day 18 hours ago||Err, power 5 plus BYU, which||
Err, power 5 plus BYU, which is power 5 quality. You get my point.
|3 days 15 hours ago||I really hope O'Neill yelled||
I really hope O'Neill yelled "WITNESS MEEEE!" while he ran that.
|3 days 15 hours ago||What it means is that||
What it means is that Harbaugh is building an offense that can still win football games even without perfect execution, because the scheme buys you favorable situations to exploit and sometimes almost free yards.
In that regard, Harbaugh has more in common with Rodriguez than Hoke, even if he is MANBALL. The coach has to execute too.
Harbaugh is like, Renaissance Manball or something.
|3 days 20 hours ago||Yes, being too quick to move||
Yes, being too quick to move football games in light of possible category 3 hurricanes is EXACTLY WHATS WRONG WITH THIS SOCIETY!!! Rabble! RABBLERABBLERABBLE!
|3 days 20 hours ago||Even if this storm doesn't||
Even if this storm doesn't hit directly, it's almost certainly going to cause a lot of flooding. Emergency services need all the time they can get to prepare, and the team needs all the time they can to get out of dodge before weather delays at the airport stack up. "Possible major hurricane" seems like exactly the sort of thing to be safe rather than sorry about.
|4 days 1 hour ago||Pretty sure if you have (legal) BTN you can stream online?||
Pretty sure if you have (legal) BTN you can stream online?
|4 days 10 hours ago||Roll out of bed, start the||
Roll out of bed, start the party, FOOTBALL! Then all night to celebrate.
|4 days 21 hours ago||2012 still got in its dong||
2012 still got in its dong shots. We threw away a B1G championship with stupid offensive game plans in the Trash Tornado and Under-Center Iowa games.
|4 days 21 hours ago||And by 2012 I mean 2011||
And by 2012 I mean 2011
|6 days 53 min ago||I suspect Hackett to play a||
I suspect Hackett to play a strong role in choosing his replacement, and I'm confident he'll pick a good one.
|1 week 13 hours ago||Not that I fully believe that||
Not that I fully believe that either, but at this point our close road loss to Utah looks at least as good as a close home win against Oregon, if you're an algorithm.
|1 week 1 day ago||Do you think they are a worse||
Do you think they are a worse team the UNLV or Oregon State? They are still the second best team we've played, they'd probably be at least .500 in the B1G, and we flat dominated them. I think it's okay to be happy
|1 week 1 day ago||Notre Dame and Ohio State are||
Notre Dame and Ohio State are MAC teams now? Seem to recall a couple pretty sweet Denard runs against both.
|1 week 4 days ago||It takes 4-6 months to not||
It takes 4-6 months to not misspell Michigan in a book about Michigan? I mean, I assume Bacon owns a word processor that word catch "Michingan" which showed up multiple times.
|1 week 4 days ago||It's not how good companies||
It's not how good companies are run. Actually I'm glad you said "corporate studies 101" because that's what I saw in a lot of Brandon's actions - a very shallow understanding. He did things because somebody else did them and it turned out well, without understanding WHY they did it or why it worked well. The staged "Hoke said yes before we mentioned salary" thing is a great example. As is "if it ain't broke, break it!"
|1 week 4 days ago||I kept thinking about Fisk's closet in the Netflix "Daredevil"||
I kept thinking about Fisk's closet in the Netflix "Daredevil"
|1 week 4 days ago||Especially when Bacon makes a||
Especially when Bacon makes a remark about the standards he holds his students to.
|1 week 4 days ago||Only Brandon could make me feel bad for Adidas. And he did!||
Only Brandon could make me feel bad for Adidas. And he did!
|1 week 4 days ago||For me, the worst has to||
For me, the worst has to be:
|1 week 5 days ago||If you want Johnny Cash, use||
If you want Johnny Cash, use his "God's Gonna Cut You Down" cover - badass, and bridges dad rock and new stuff (came out in 2006)
|1 week 5 days ago||My biggest unjustified hype:||
My biggest unjustified hype: the Tatgate aftermath. OSU loses the Vest (and Pryor), spends a year flailing around under Fickell. My schadenfreude was in high gear, I wanted to watch them flail around in the wilderness for a few years. We would be resurgent at just the right time and reassert dominance over the Big Ten. All would be right in the world again.
|1 week 5 days ago||I like it, but isn't that the Vikings' thing?||
I like it, but isn't that the Vikings' thing?
|1 week 5 days ago||I'd say the "scoring the||
I'd say the "scoring the Golden Yoni" sounds way classier than "win a Natty"
|1 week 5 days ago||Minor quibble: correct usage||
Minor quibble: correct usage is "hanged" not "hung". Giles Corley was not hanged but pressed to death (although technically he wasn't convicted of witchcraft, but rather tortured for refusing to enter a plea when he was accused).
|1 week 5 days ago||Well, I'm really not. But I||
Well, I'm really not. But I generally assume most people to be doing their best to be decent, until proven otherwise. There are many, many former players and others who assert that JoePa was an excellent mentor and very positive influence on their life. What seems more likely - that all those people are lying / under some sort of JoePa hex, or that he was an otherwise decent coach and leader with a fatal blindspot? Shades of gray, man. I think we all overestimate how easy it would be to believe that our trusted friend and colleague did something as horrible as what Jerry Sandusky did and send them to prison. Psychology is weird and rarely pretty. There but for the grace etc etc.
(and before I get piled on: yes, I think JoePa did a very bad thing and deserved the consequences he received - though I think it much more likely it was a sin of cowardice rather than one of malice. I don't think they ought to have a statue of him up. I believe JayPa is an ass with an entitlement complex and blind spot even bigger than his dad's)
|1 week 5 days ago||We already have a bidding||
We already have a bidding war. It's just shady, under the table, not available to everyone, and has no protections for the athletes.
|1 week 5 days ago||Ehhh.... I'm no fan of Penn||
Ehhh.... I'm no fan of Penn State fans, who have clearly not covered themselves in glory here, but to say that Sandusky is the ONLY relevant part of JoePa's legacy is a bit much. You can acknowledge that he enabled or at least failed to prevent something truly horrifying without erasing the rest of his life from history. Frankly painting him as a 1D monster makes it more likely bad things will continue to happen ("well, that's a bit suspicious, but I know he's not a monster like JoePa...") - it's important to recognize that otherwise good people are capable of enabling awful things.
|1 week 5 days ago||Can we stop calling them||
Can we stop calling them "Nattys"? A "natty" is a cheap "beer", not a prestigious award for excellence.
|1 week 5 days ago||And if Jay Paterno came out||
And if Jay Paterno came out and acknowledged that his father made serious mistakes, asked for forgiveness, and only THEN said "and now I'd like to focus on the many positive aspects of my deceased father's legacy", then he wouldn't be getting nearly as much flak.