i would find this more credible if it was about Tom Crean
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|56 min 37 sec ago||Yeah, it's not like Caris||
Yeah, it's not like Caris would take playing time from Brown. If anything it would probably make him look better - a bit less pressure from the defense, and a better source/recipient of assists.
|58 min 41 sec ago||Well, when you name yourself||
Well, when you name yourself "By Any Means Necessary" you've pretty well stated your intention to abandon rationality and a measured approach.
|1 hour 36 sec ago||What was the context of that?||
What was the context of that? Was it a "I'm not going to a Nike school because I hate Nike" or just a wink-wink hint at his intentions?
|20 hours 31 min ago||It's not even about liking||
It's not even about liking basketball better. How many games did Clowney decide for SC? But if you add a lottery pick to the 2012-13 or 13-14 MBB teams, we probably get a championship out of it. Even on a mediocre team - add a lottery pick to this year's team and we're definitely dancing, even with injuries to LeVert and Walton.
You don't even need to go outside Michigan teams for example players - who made a bigger impact at Michigan: Trey Burke, or Brandon Graham?
|20 hours 37 min ago||Huh? The cost of the women's||
Huh? The cost of the women's academy was fairly low, at least relative to most Michigan Football stuff. And the money went to charity. Both my mom and sister attended the last couple years, and they're certainly not people who could afford club seats, or even to attend more than one or two games a year. And most of the players seemed to have a genuinely good time with it.
Introducing ladies to the inner workings of football that only men usually get a chance to participate in? A fun day for women and student athletes? Raising money for charity? What horrible sexual politics!
|1 day 39 min ago||I agree. Who do you think||
I agree. Who do you think would have made a bigger impact at Michigan - Jadeveon Clowney, or Jabari Parker? I'd take Jabari pretty easily.
|4 days 21 hours ago||It's not low compared to||
It's not low compared to Phoenix (assuming he's living in one of the usual burbs and not Paradise Valley)
|4 days 21 hours ago||The amount of time you are||
The amount of time you are forced to stay indoors is roughly the same in both areas. Grand Rapids is pretty nice, and is not like the stereotypes of Detroit at all.
|5 days 3 hours ago||I liked the open air look||
I liked the open air look inside the stadium, but it always looked like kind of a dump from the outside. The new brick concourses and the giant block Ms on the scoreboards make the walk up to the stadium much more impressive, in a good way. I think they need to do something about the boring, giant slabs that make up the box-fronts on the inside, but I like the additional sound.
|6 days 15 hours ago||Actually Clarkson seems like||
Actually Clarkson seems like just Dave Brandon's sort of asshole. I could certainly see Clarkson telling someone to stop drinking and go to bed...
|1 week 1 day ago||I thought a QB wearing 98 was||
I thought a QB wearing 98 was exactly the sort of weird unique thing that a tradition should be. Stickers are a thing everyone does, and most of them look better than what Michigan's will look like.
|1 week 1 day ago||Bo didn't invent helmet||
Bo didn't invent helmet stickers, the idea was already around. And OSU had them first.
|1 week 2 days ago||Putting stickers on a winged||
Putting stickers on a winged helmet is like hot-gluing rhinestones on a Rolex.
|1 week 4 days ago||This really seems the most||
This really seems the most likely - if Glasgow is out, Cole, who's apparently starter quality at tackle, may very well be the 2nd best option at center. You need at least 2 guys practicing that position that you trust on the field.
|1 week 6 days ago||Well, they weren't talking||
Well, they weren't talking about the same stuff though; with RR-Hoke, it was the defense "finally getting coached". With Hoke-Harbaugh, it's the offense "finally getting coached". Based on on-field performance, both statements seem plausible.
|1 week 6 days ago||So you're saying you want||
So you're saying you want more important playoff games ended with an OT format that doesn't guarantee both teams a possession?
|1 week 6 days ago||No love for North Coast Old||
No love for North Coast Old Rasputin? Great stout in general, and takes well to nitro. I'm pretty sure Ashley's usually has it, and I've had it on nitro here in AZ.
|1 week 6 days ago||I don't think shooters or QBs||
I don't think shooters or QBs are a good analogy - both have to make throws from all over, at many tempos, often with a defender altering their path. So pure mechanics are maybe a bit less critical, because you'll frequently need to modify them anyway.
|1 week 6 days ago||The word you are looking for||
The word you are looking for is "dominant". Sorry, major pet-peeve that mostly infects sports writing.
|1 week 6 days ago||You're still missing it, I||
You're still missing it, I think. There's an annual chunk of cash that goes straight to the University general fund. This is basically profit, but by calling it an expense they can claim to be a school that doesn't make money on sports.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||There was a year we had less||
There was a year we had less than 44 players on the team? You always CAN have a game, if you want to. Pretty sure they run at least two full lines in practice.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||My argument against Brandon||
My argument against Brandon is that Michigan is supposed to be non-profit, and availability to the average fan at a reasonable price should be something Michigan cares about and tries to achieve. U2 / the Superbowl / whatever does not have the same obligation.
While I haven't had season tickets since I graduated, my personal policy on resale for Michigan had always been a) don't buy in the first place if I have no intention of attending b) resell only to fellow fans c) mark up tickets only enough to recover my reasonable costs. So selling an OSU ticket for enough to make the rest of the season package affordable to me would be ok. Charging $1000 for an OSU ticket so I could buy an XBox would make me squeamish, and something I'd only do if I couldn't locate someone deserving of a more reasonable price through my friend/family network. (OTOH if I'm forced to sell through StubHub and the buyer is a stranger and possible Buckeye, screw 'em).
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Oh come on, be nice to||
Oh come on, be nice to Columbus, which OBVIOUSLY has life. The average undergrad there is just teeming with biodiversity. Not to mention the coolers.
We already found life on Ceres. Those bright spots Dawn picked up are undoubtedly glints from the scope on the barrel of the giant space gun the aliens there are planning to blast us with if we get unruly.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I think that provides grounds||
I think that provides grounds for the university to punish the frat, IF it proves that the frat actually discriminated against minorities (which it has a good case for). As far as expelling individual members, that seems iffier, especially if it's for speech alone, in a non-university setting. The university's code of conduct is relatively irrelevant, since it's trumped by the Constitution - so I'm not sure why the lawyer brought it up. Either this is protected by the First Amendment or it's not, but the code of conduct has no bearing on that.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||So, in your opinion, a||
So, in your opinion, a government entity getting to pick and choose what speech is acceptable serves the greater good? You're entitled to that opinion, but recognize it is strongly against a core element of American democracy.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Except that a public||
Except that a public university IS the government, per many court rulings. And "arrest you" isn't the only thing the government is barred from doing.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||The law DOES apply here,||
The law DOES apply here, because the university is public and therefore considered a government entity as far as the Constitution is concerned. They can make rules, but those rules would be superseded by any Constitutional rights.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Doesn't mean the honor code isn't unconstitutional.||
Doesn't mean the honor code isn't unconstitutional.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||"Censured by society" is||
"Censured by society" is fine. "Punished by the government" is not. The latter is what we're talking about here. If only inoffensive, politically correct speech is protected, then speech protections are worthless.
|3 weeks 2 hours ago||One more time: <br>"Making millions into fewer millions"||
One more time: