I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
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|4 weeks 1 day ago||This. A thousand times this.||
This. A thousand times this.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||A pair of dice would do much||
A pair of dice would do much better in playcalling. At least it'd be unpredicatable. Probably do just as well with player development too.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||So you're calling for a||
So you're calling for a defensive TD? Bold move.
|1 year 1 week ago||Yes and No||
Yes, that explains Michigan's total inability to run inside as well as difficult in pass protection.
No, that does not excuse Michigan's insistance on trying to run inside repeatedly, nor telegraphing whether it's a run or pass by whether Denard was in or not.
Normally you want to play to your strengths, not your opponents. When you minimize your strengths and maximize your opponent's, you can't really credit your opponent for your failure...
|1 year 1 week ago||Except...||
I would totally agree with you, except... A lot of the edge of the injustice was taken off when both UM and OSU were exposed by subsequently getting pantsed by USC and Florida. So even though with the data available at the time, UM should have been in the MNC game, it's much harder to make that argument after the fact.
Doesn't change the fact that Urban was (and still is) a complete douche for his lobbying efforts though.
|1 year 7 weeks ago||That sounds about right to||
That sounds about right to me...
|1 year 16 weeks ago||The relay splits are going to||
The relay splits are going to be much faster than the individual events because they don't start at a standstill, nor need to react to a gun (except for the first runner, obviously.)
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Nor is that quite true||
You don't reach maximal acceleration at 60m, you reach *zero* acceleration at 60m (assuming the bit about reaching max speed at 60 is true.) Maximum acceleration is most likely within the first few moments of starting, since you get higher acceleration at lower speeds given equal power.
|1 year 19 weeks ago||Well said||
I had a sense of unease regarding the talk of punishing fans' behavior, and you put your finger on it.
In any case it's not like any amount of punishment is going to turn those fans around; if anything they'll just double down on their persecution complex.
The school should be punished for what the school did (and failed to do.)
|1 year 28 weeks ago||But the question isn't||
But the question isn't whether playing football is bad for your longterm health; the question is whether taking repeated blows to your head while playing football is bad for your longterm health. And to answer that, you want to isolate the part in question. Ideally you would compare footballl players that receive blows to the head with those that don't. Buf if that's impossible because all football players receive blows to the head (or insufficient number of those that don't,) the next best thing would be comparison to a population of similar atheletes that don't take hits to the head.
|1 year 48 weeks ago||Don't forget||
Don't forget the last minute of the first half. That was the LULZ.
|1 year 48 weeks ago||Kicking on 3rd||
I don't think kicking on 3rd down is in itself that crazy: you eliminate the risk of a penalty making the kick harder, and allow for the risk of a botched snap (as you would still have another chance to kick.) That said, it only makes sense when the kick is an easy one where gaining 5 yards isn't going to make any real difference. At 42 yards, it's just stupid.
|1 year 50 weeks ago||I don't find it very hard to||
I don't find it very hard to believe, actually. The shuttle accelleration isn't very high. I don't know if the 3G figure they mention is accurate, but that seems quite reasonable. Plus, they're talking about stopping, which of course is alot easier to do quickly then getting up to speed.
|1 year 50 weeks ago||Please. If OSU *wanted* to||
Please. If OSU *wanted* to suspend the Tat-5, they don't need the NCAA to do it for them.
|2 years 2 days ago||
That, and any large institution like ESPN doesn't speak with a single voice. Theres many writers in there, and even if most are moronic you do find the occasional clear voice.
|2 years 4 days ago||
That and the digits after the dollar sign.
|2 years 3 weeks ago||That's because the BCS puts||
That's because the BCS puts ridiculous stupulations on the computer algorithms, like not being able to use the margin of victory.
|2 years 4 weeks ago||Your point is well taken. But||
Your point is well taken. But it's not like Paterno needed to take some grand responsibility - all he needed to do was, when his superiors did nothing, to pass the responsibilty to the police. Paterno needed to do nothing more than that. Also, there is evidence that he may have watered down or made ambiguous the account the witness made to him; if that is true, than Paterno is guilty of more than just passing the buck.
|2 years 6 weeks ago||
That's assuming all the lost sales are in the endzone. The OP however said that most were in the areas that require $400+ donations. At those levels, about 50% would have to go unsold for them to make less money. Right. I'm pretty sure they're making out quite all right.
|2 years 6 weeks ago||I laughed at that||
Looks like they dumped the contrast and gave it a blur filter to make it look extra crappy. No doubt to make the "new" look that much shinier in the presentation.
|2 years 6 weeks ago||I support not running up the score||
But the key to GopherQuest isn't so much running up the score, but rather preventing Minnesota from scoring. Consider that 35-3 (a solid blowout, but generally not considered to be particularly unsportsmanlike) is the same as 70-6 (laying it on just to be an ass) are both exactly the same in the all-important scoring percentage metric.
|2 years 10 weeks ago||Background||
I immedietly thought: "Background? Rainbows and unicorns!"
I may be somewhat sick in the head...
|2 years 12 weeks ago||
Thing is, everyone plays that song because it really *works*. Everyone else uses the forward pass too; doesn't mean Michigan shouldn't.
|2 years 12 weeks ago||It's evil||
Even Saban comes up with excuses instead of blatantly cutting scholarships.
|2 years 12 weeks ago||The complaint isn't that||
The complaint isn't that we're blitzing, or even that the blitzing is leaving holes in coverage. Of course you pay the price is coverage when you allot bodies to blitzing. No, the complaint is that we're doing it in such a way that is allowing a sophmore quarterback in his 5th game to effectively counter it (at least when he wasn't locked into Floyd.)
|2 years 12 weeks ago||Exactly. And I bet the Vegas||
Exactly. And I bet the Vegas line has a much better batting average predicting the winner than do the polls (I'm sure someone's run the numbers on this.)
|2 years 12 weeks ago||I feel obligated to point out||
ND's mean # of turnovers this season is 5...
|2 years 12 weeks ago||Wrong again||
No it's not. You can't advance an onside kick.
|2 years 13 weeks ago||Brandon't the one that took||
Brandon't the one that took it there though. The question itself I thought was reasonable enough to ask the athletic director: it wasn't asking about any specifics of the game, but rather what he thought about the start of the era of the HC he hired.
|2 years 14 weeks ago||Not random, regressive||
The claim isn't that the cause of turnovers is random; it's that it strongly regresses between years (or "regresses like a mofo" in the poet's words.) This really isn't up for debate - it's a statistical claim, and is borne out by the statistics.