Mount St. Mary's hired a private equity CEO to be their president. You'll never guess what happened next.
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|2 days 17 hours ago||Seriously though, IANAL too||
Seriously though, IANAL too but how is commiting a crime using a computer fundamentally worse than doing so without a computer? Couldn't you just be tried with the other crime alone? Laws are weird.
|5 days 3 hours ago||COYS! I don't follow them now||
COYS! I don't follow them now as closely as I used to, which is a shame because they're finally breaking through it seems. Good stuff from Spurs!
|6 days 21 hours ago||69-64 state||
69-64 state wins
|2 weeks 1 hour ago||Good for Rashad, but it's||
Good for Rashad, but it's silly to say that this means Harbaugh did the guy a solid by pulling his scholarship. Just because a victim of workplace harrassment makes out pretty well after suing doesn't mean his/her employer acted kindly or "helped out" the employee. It's a silly rationalization in my opinion.
Now, if (as some other posters have said) his scholarship was contingent from the get-go and he knew that by committing he wasn't guaranteeing himself a spot so much as raising his profile for future offers, that's another story. Is that what has happened with each of these offer pulls? That seems a little too convenient for me, and doesn't jibe with the facts of some of the other cases so well. Much as I'd love for that to be true.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||An assistant taking a job as||
An assistant taking a job as a head coach?! What an asshole, amirite guys?
In all seriousness, this is pretty cool. Seeing how the Meyer/Harbaugh coaching tree continues to bloom so close to us will be very interesting.
|10 weeks 18 hours ago||Good LORD people! Durkin has||
Good LORD people! Durkin has been a DC for three years at two very prestigious institutions, a coach for 14 years, and an interem HC at Florida. Maryland is an excellent opportunity for a first-time HC: a big school in a big-time conference, with great recruiting opportunities (relatively speaking of course). They interviewed Mark Richt for god sakes, and people are going to criticize DJ for jumping at the opportunity? Get a grip.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||After a full month of rest||
After a full month of rest and preperation, I would be pretty confident with our defense going into that one to be honest. I know people are really gloomy after IU and OSU, but those were always going to be really tough matchups for our D; LSU is much more one-dimensional, and I think we match up better on the whole.
I think it would also be really cool to see us play Florida (the analogues between their program and ours the past 4 years are eerie) or ND (for obvious reasons), but idk how bowl selection works so maybe that's not possible. Plenty of cool potential matchups though.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||31-28 OSU||
28-31 OSU wins
|11 weeks 1 day ago||I think people are||
I think people are underestimating the impact having a legitimate threat at RB would have on this offense. It's been pretty clear this entire year that our RBs are somewhere between meh and awful, and it's hurt us a lot, even if we're too used to sub-par RB production to notice. Peppers is obviously a force on defense and should be even better next year, but I don't think it's as easy of a choice as Brian and co. seem to think.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Very cool! I learned R over||
Very cool! I learned R over the summer and have been meaning to learn how to make Shiny apps too; this will give me an opportunity to play around with some code which is both a. good, and b. interesting. Thanks for posting!
|12 weeks 20 hours ago||34-31 M||
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Lagunitas Sumpin Sumpin||
Lagunitas Sumpin Sumpin
|12 weeks 6 days ago||28-27 M wins||
28-27 M wins
|13 weeks 1 day ago||Not to get too far into||
Not to get too far into politics (who am I kidding, we're already there), but places like Amsterdam have had a huge amount of success curbing overdoses and addition rates by handing out heroin for free. It's actually pretty cool how it works, you can google it if you're interested. That's still a bit different from selling it per se.
|13 weeks 1 day ago||As I said above, nobody is||
As I said above, nobody is saying that this will stopp all gambling addicts from gambling. You'd have a hard time convincing me that it will have absolutely no effect, however. It seems pretty obvious that the availability of these things (i.e. supply) has a large impact on how much of it people end up getting their hands on.
I mean, if addicts are just going to get their stuff one way or another, why not sell heroin over the counter? It would help with tax revenue.
|13 weeks 1 day ago||People say this all the time,||
People say this all the time, but do you honestly think the availability of gambling opportunities has no impact on how often people gamble? Yes, there are plenty of opportuntiies to gamble already - that doesn't mean reducing those opportunities has no impact. Sites like Fan Duel are exceptionally visible and accessible. Do you really think that they drew in zero people who didn't already gamble, and that 100% of the poeple who used them will gamble just as much someplace else?
Nobody is saying that getting rid of those sites will get rid of gambling on the whole, but if it can reduce it, then the rationale behind this law is the same as with any other gambling regulation.
|13 weeks 1 day ago||I don't think OP ever said||
I don't think OP ever said that he didn't have blind spots, just that certain people do that are relevant to this particular situation that we're discussing. No need to redirect.
|14 weeks 7 hours ago||Agreed. Great running backs||
Agreed. Great running backs do, on certain plays, set up their blocks by juking around them - but it's not the norm, and it's not how you're *supposed* to run all of your plays.
|14 weeks 7 hours ago||The coaching staff has been||
The coaching staff has been pretty explicit about the fact that they call different kinds of runs for the different RBs - it wouldn't be that weird if he literally did get better blocking.
|14 weeks 21 hours ago||I'm sorry, but I just can't||
I'm sorry, but I just can't agree on the RBs. Maybe it's true in a general sense that Johnson has the best cutting ability, but you want Smith to do what here?
The blocker he's reading is opening up a hole exactly where he should be. He can either go through that hole (for what would likely be a TD if Glasgow held his block), or what, cut into the two unblocked linebackers flowing from the backside? Bounce into the guy that's getting kicked out? I don't get it.
Meanwhile, Johnson's "cut" that you praise isn't really much of one, to my eyes. He takes such a horizontal angle on his run that he has no choice but to cut (although "turn" is probably a better word) upfield lest he run out of bounds. He ends up de-facto juking a guy because he's decently agile and the defender overruns the play - that happens with fast RBs, but I don't see it as a great cut per se.
I agree in a general sense that Johnson seems like the most natural RB out there, by a decently wide margin, and like I said that may be reflected in his cutting ability generally speaking. But I don't think this is a good example.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||31-12 M||
|15 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah, I'm surprised people||
Yeah, I'm surprised people are having this reaction to him being interested in the business school. It's not easy necessarily, but it's pretty straightforward in terms of courseload, classes aren't too difficult for most people/majors, and grades are curved to a 90%. With all of the academic support athletes get, I can't imagine it's terribly difficult to do well in. This is very different from Hand's interest in the engineering school.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Lots and lots and lots of||
Lots and lots and lots of writing for school. I'm looking forward to breaks to watch the end of each batch of games though.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Love this one. Also have been||
Love this one. Also have been very into Dark Horse Brewing's Scary Jesus Rock Star lately.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||I love everything about this.||
I love everything about this. The visuals, the characters, the effects, the dogfights, etc etc. Perfect trailer (though I must say, making a trailer for Star Wars XII is definitely easy mode). JJ Abrams is the fucking man and I have no doubt that this will be an unreal movie start to finish. Midnight premier get hype!
|16 weeks 3 days ago||I don't see how that would be||
I don't see how that would be the case. For them to draw an encroachment penalty, a player on the Pats would still need to touch a player on the Colts - this formation actually makes that even less likely to happen than usual. Simply getting the Patriots offsides gets you nothing, since that only becomes a penalty when the ball is snapped - if it was snapped in that scenario, it would still be illegal formation on the offense. Plus if it was "never" supposed to be snapped, I can't imagine it would have been. Miscommunication is one thing, but there's a 0% chance an NFL player is told "hey, go line up over the ball and do nothing" and ends up deciding on his own to snap the football.
|16 weeks 3 days ago||This was one of the most||
This was one of the most unbelievably bad plays I've seen an NFL team make. I can't even begin to understand what the idea behind it was.
Also, I'd love if you could title this post in such a way that it didn't trigger everyone's PTSD; this is something I'd actually love to see a discussion on (that does not include allusions to our game).
|16 weeks 3 days ago||Move on.||
|16 weeks 4 days ago||Why on earth would anyone||
Why on earth would anyone apologize for something like that. Get over it.
|16 weeks 4 days ago||In this scenario, OSU wins on||
In this scenario, OSU wins on overall record, which is the first tiebreaker. Not to rain on your parade or anything