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|11 hours 26 min ago||So instead it's better to sit||
So instead it's better to sit your best players for 10 minutes in the first half, so the game gets out of reach before the final 10. That makes perfect sense!
|11 hours 32 min ago||If going after MAAR to make||
If going after MAAR to make him foul is bad strategy in the second half because it takes you out of the offense, it's still bad strategy in the first half. The only thing that makes it reasonable in the first is the willingness of most coaches to bench players with two or three fouls.
|11 hours 35 min ago||Uh, except that Dakich played||
Uh, except that Dakich played the last 10 minutes, and MAAR finished with 3 fouls. Think I would have rather played MAAR for a few more min in the first half.
|11 hours 38 min ago||So now every player who picks||
So now every player who picks up a foul, whether a good one or not, starts defending at half aggression for the rest of the half.
|16 hours 36 min ago||So we sit MAAR and Izzo goes||
So we sit MAAR and Izzo goes after the walk-on we send out to replace him instead. That doesn't seem like an improvement.
|16 hours 39 min ago||So instead opposing coaches||
So instead opposing coaches tell their players to go hard after MAAR after his FIRST foul because they know Beilein will auto-bench him and Michigan is much worse without him. How is that better?
|2 days 21 hours ago||I mean, other than the helmet||
I mean, other than the helmet wings those look nothing like the football uniforms. The key element of the home football uniform is solid blue top, solid maize pants - that could be interesting as a basketball jersey, though contrasting pants is really a football only thing (not just at michigan)
|4 days 19 hours ago||I don't even think the clip||
I don't even think the clip is that different - before a larger chunk of the clip was under the cage. Probably depends on the angle of photo too.
|5 days 1 hour ago||What gets me is how many of||
What gets me is how many of them clearly aren't selfies, and yet he still stamps that damn watermark on all of them like they're his work. Like, he wants to be a photographer but he's too much of a damn narcissist to stay behind the damn camera. Peak douchenozzle.
|5 days 18 hours ago||Just chrome 'em and cover 'em||
Just chrome 'em and cover 'em with Lisa Frank stickers, amirite?
|5 days 21 hours ago||I mean, worst case is that||
I mean, worst case is that this effectively makes the face value of total ticket package (for resale purposes) $75 less. So maybe it makes the "buy tix and sell them even though I won't go to any games" route less appealing for people who don't qualify for reduced price tickets. Which... actually seems like a plus. If you're just selling a marquee game or two to more-or-less break even on the whole package, I don't think this changes a whole lot.
|6 days 12 min ago||If your household income is||
If your household income is $20k and you're attending UofM, football tickets are a reach at any price. But $75 is nothing to sneeze at for a lot of students. Let's not crap on a good idea because you think it could be better.
|6 days 1 hour ago||I see a bit more than a 40% difference.||
I see a bit more than a 40% difference.
|1 week 1 day ago||I feel like this should be||
I feel like this should be added to the OP. Might change your opinion, might not, but it's only fair to post the whole quote and not a snippet extracted to provoke maximum outrage.
|1 week 1 day ago||He can take responsibility||
He can take responsibility for putting himself in a bad position and reacting badly. That doesn't mean the woman involved didn't start the fight (which, according to her own statement, she apparently did).
Assuming she did initiate the physical violence, what would you expect him to say? I don't think he's obligated to lie to make himself look worse.
|1 week 1 day ago||I mean, that's not||
I mean, that's not inconsistent necessarily with "the woman involved started the physical phase of the altercation, and, barring her actions, no physical altercation would have taken place". Of course, and most importantly, "she started it" is not at all inconsistent with "Clark then took it too far".
All we have here is a tweet though, and, devoid of context, it's hard to draw the conclusion that Clark is an unremorseful victim-blamer that everyone seems to be leaping to. The last part about being surprised about his combine invite could be read as him at least recognizing that he did a bad thing. Would need to see the whole interview at a minimum.
|1 week 2 days ago||Cost of living may be vastly||
Cost of living may be vastly different, but a lot of things cost the same regardless of where you live. An iPad costs the same, a car costs (mostly) the same, a plane ticket costs the same, a brand name jacket costs the same. A family that makes $250k in a high cost area and a family that makes $80k in a lower cost area may have to spend the same percent of their income on "essentials" (food, housing, utilities), but if both can set aside 5% of their income for luxury consumer goods, the family with $250k will still be able to buy much more.
And that's where her tone grates - she may be choosing between Versace and European travel, but most "middle class" people don't get to choose either, at least not very often.
|1 week 3 days ago||I'm not sure where you're||
I'm not sure where you're going with that - the AD wasn't responsible for investigating, and the 2009 investigation didn't find Gibbons guilty of anything (that didn't happen until the case was reopened with changes to the standard of proof). Campus disciplinary proceedings aren't (and aren't supposed to be) public - I don't think it would have been appropriate for Martin to do anything about it publicly at the time.
And I think it's fair that Hoke/Brandon didn't do anything until Gibbons was found responsible, though it sounds like that was before the OSU game and certainly well before it was ultimately announced.
|1 week 5 days ago||"I would have much rather||
"I would have much rather lived with trying to stop Lynch than relying on a Hail Mary attempt against the Seattle secondary." How are the two mutually exclusive? If you think you can stop Lynch, call the TO - the Seahawks had plenty of time, and a TO, to run Lynch at least twice anyway if they wanted to. At worst calling the TO gives them one more chance to run where they'd otherwise need to pass. For that you trade significantly more time to respond if Seattle scores on the first or second try. All else equal, it seems like that favors the TO.
The "Belicheck liked what he saw and didn't want to give Seattle a chance to change their mind/get better organized" seems much more plausible and defensible.
|1 week 5 days ago||"maybe one year a walk-on||
"maybe one year a walk-on gets a scholarship and then the next year it is cut because the team took more kids"
That can already happen now. What about the yearly cap would make it substantially more likely? And it seems like the current move is toward mandatory 4 year scholarships, so that would fix the issue anyway.
|1 week 5 days ago||Doesn't Seattle passing make||
Doesn't Seattle passing make MORE sense in the scenario where the Patriots don't call timeout and the clock winds down? Without a Pats TO, Seattle pretty much had to plan on calling at least one pass. Had the Pats called the TO, Seattle may have run the ball to burn more clock in case they didn't score.
|1 week 5 days ago||Re: Walk-ons/transfers with a||
Re: Walk-ons/transfers with a per-year cap, I think #1 it won't be a huge issue because the "smart" move is to never give walk-ons scholarships anyway (the guy's already playing for you...), and yet coaches do because of the motivational and general not-being-evil benefits of it. Also, it's not like you see a vast number of non-scholarship players loading up the rosters of competitive teams in the current system.
But if it does become an issue, just declare that any non-scholarship player that participates in more than X games counts toward your 25 player cap for this season (if you signed less than 25 players) or towards next season's cap if you already signed 25. This would encourage coaches to "bank" a couple scholarships for walk-ons if they can't fill their class with likely contributors.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||So track isn't a sport,||
So track isn't a sport, because there's no defense? That's an odd definition...
|2 weeks 1 day ago||So you're a fan of the fact||
So you're a fan of the fact that non-players are allowed to frequently damage the integrity of the game? The only human elements should be members of the two opposing teams.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I'd love to see soccer have||
I'd love to see soccer have unlimited subs, period. Hell, do it like hockey where you don't even need to wait for a stoppage. I think it would go a long way toward speeding up the game and avoiding the clock-killing snoozefests that seem to happen a lot.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Always weird to me that we||
Always weird to me that we only ever sing the first verse, since it's all about Yellow, and the song is supposed to be the Yellow & Blue. Why not sing the first two verses, or just the third verse (maybe modify the golden haired maid bit to something a bit more inclusive)?
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Sure, but "give it a go" and||
Sure, but "give it a go" and "take student gov't money to give it a go" are two vastly different things.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Seriously, don't be the only||
Seriously, don't be the only guy standing up. It sucks if you're stuck in a lame section, but being an exuberant team-spirit dick is still being a dick. Sit/stand is a democracy, no one appointed you fan dictator.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||And you missed what I said.||
And you missed what I said. This isn't some arguable violation of a minor technicality. This was a knowing, organized effort to circumvent what is, other than age, probably the most important aspect of player eligibility.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||People that think "maize" is||
People that think "maize" is some sort of weird orangey Kraft macaroni and cheese color.