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|1 week 2 days ago||Not trying to revive this old||
Not trying to revive this old debate, sorry if I struck a nerve as it's not something that I care much about, but I did read "Three and Out" a while ago and, perhaps my memory is fading, but I feel like Bacon had described some detrimental activities aside from what you are citing (i.e., "reaching out to Rodriguez to encourage him to throw his hat in the ring").
|1 week 2 days ago||when did he announce his||
when did he announce his retirement? i thought it was after we lost to oregon that year, not after the horror. also, i think firing Lloyd might have made a difference... aren't there some suspicions that his behind the scenes activities during the coaching search/richrod tenure were detrimental to the program (i think this was implied in John Bacon's "Third and Out" BUT i might be wrong), and firing him might have mitigated that? of course, hindsight is 20/20.
|13 weeks 19 hours ago||Also...||
The Harjo case in 1999 was before D.C. district and circuit courts, as opposed to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The Federal Circuit I think has interpreted the disparagement clause of the trademark statute only once I believe (might be wrong), but very recently... last month, they upheld the PTO's denial of trademark for "STOP THE ISLAMISATION OF AMERICA."
|27 weeks 2 days ago||2010-2011||
It's hard to believe that Beilein, who brought this team back to glory, is yet to win big 10 COY. I think the case for Miles this year is about as strong as it was for Beilein back in 2010-2011 when the team finished 4th in the conference. The coaches for the first and second place teams (OSU and Purdue) were given the award instead if I recall. Beilein has been passed up too many times, what else does he have to do to win it? If they give it to Miles instead this year, I think it's an impossible double standard for Beilein.
Also, in response to the argument that Beilein has more to work with... he deserves at least some credit for coaching these players up to the level of talen that they are... aside from McGary and (moreso) GRIII, none of these guys came in as clear NBA talent. Additionally, Beilein's ability to recruit these guys isn't entirely a function of the program/reputation/etc., but is a reflection of his abilities as coach.
|30 weeks 5 days ago||Yup...||
I imagine he'll chase after Jeff Meyer next time we play 'em and chastise him for it.
|46 weeks 4 days ago||are you off your meds again?||
Seriously, are you?
|1 year 7 weeks ago||galaxy note 8.0||
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EDIT: Just realized for an 8-year old... would probably go with something cheaper yet more durable
|1 year 11 weeks ago||Good points...||
I wouldn't blame Meyer, and I don't think anybody should. But at the same time, the character (or lack thereof) and values (or lack thereof) of players he coached could be considered a reflection of his coaching abilities. In other words, a different coach with a different set of priorities and a different set of values may have helped shaped Hernandez's character differently.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Devil's Advocate||
Point taken, but I don't think it's that far-fetched to think that Meyer's "Circle of Trust" policy instilled, in Hernandez, some false sense of impunity? For many, the college years are the formative years of life. I don't think it's crazy to at least consider that in judging Hernandez's behavior.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||Also...||
the Saudi victim who was, according to media reports (CBS and the like), chased down and tackled by a bystander before having his name blasted as a suspect. Imagine being a victim of this bombing, wounded and in a complete state of shock, trying to run away, to have some jackass chase you down and tackle you. He's still in the hospital, and as of yesterday was still being smeared throughout the web by conspiracy theorists and pundits (Michael Savage in particular) as behind this attack.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||Nucky!||
|1 year 23 weeks ago||Go Blue||
|1 year 24 weeks ago||Killed my back...||
As soon as he hit it, I proceeded to jump and yell for about 30 seconds, and then run around the first floor of my house screaming for another minute or two... then ran upstairs and popped into the bedroom for about 15 seconds screaming at my 8 months pregnant wife "BURKE TIED IT, BURKE TIED IT" and then back downstairs.
My cousins happened to be coming over, and they waited at the driveway when they saw on their phone that there was about a minute left because they knew I'd be too focused. Needless to say, before their phone could refresh they knew what happened from the loud screams coming from inside.
After the game, I spent about 30 minutes trying to convince my wife that we should name our unborn daughter "Alfansa," after one Alfonso "Trey" Burke III.
The next morning my back was very sore... guess I'm getting too old for all that jumping. I also found the following note waiting for me:
|1 year 33 weeks ago||I don't care to know the truth...||
b/c however you spin it, Te'o is pathetic.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||His best play...||
|2 years 8 weeks ago||Decommits||
Just saw on blackshoediaries comments that rivals 4-star DB Ross Douglas has just decommitted, though not sure the source. Didn't take long.
|2 years 19 weeks ago||Admittedly...||
I'm making assumptions with respect to this specific case since all the facts are not yet known. My assumptions are based on the NY Times expose from over the weekend, which detailed the FBI's practice of identifying potential "terrorists" and convincing them to commit specific terrorist attacks against specific targets with specific weapons supplied by the FBI, in addition to the documented FBI tactic of sending indigent ex-cons to mosques to convince people to become terrorists (and in so doing alienating the very communities that have been the most helpful in combatting domestic terrorism).
That is, the FBI identifies a potential terrorist, conceives of a terrorist plot, convinces the potential terrorist that it's a good idea to carry out this plot, and provides all of the weapons and logistics. Frankly, it seems to me that the FBI is simply fishing for people that are stupid and crazy that they can convince to become terrorists.
|2 years 19 weeks ago||Don't worry...||
You do realize that this plot had no chance, at any stage from inception to arrest, of succeeding, right? You do realize that all of the planning and logistics was conceived of and performed by the FBI, right? I urge you to read the NY Times expose on these FBI busts from the past weekend.
The irony here is that the fear (as exemplified by your commnets) which result from these attempted attacks are not the product of terrorist organizations who have as their agenda spreading fear, but rather the product of our government and tax dollars. Awesome.
|2 years 19 weeks ago||"Terrorists"||
Agree completely, when the FBI agents come up with the idea and all of the logistics, and convince a bunch of idiots that it's the right thing to do... a very reasonable conclusion is that, but for the FBI involvement, these attempted attacks would not occur.
Anyway, I'm more interested in the fact that most commentators and observers (including this CNN piece) do not refer to this attempted bombing as an attempted "terrorist" attack. Same can be said about the Norway shooter, whose massacre of 75+ people was not characterized that often as an act of terrorism, but mental instability.
|2 years 23 weeks ago||Evans||
Have a hard time believing he'd take a one-year stint at UConn given their post-season ban next year.
|2 years 30 weeks ago||espn 3d||
If you have a 3d TV and espn3d, tonight is (finally) Michigan's 3d debut. Beat Ohio!
|2 years 41 weeks ago||I'm an idiot||
Well now I know for next time. Just bought terrace level seats, better than risking with scalpers since I'm traveling from VA. I was quick to buy my plane tix yesterday in fear of all the Hokies out here taking all the seats, but screwed up with the game tix.
|2 years 41 weeks ago||Wow...||
I finally got through to them on the phone, and they've confirmed that they sold out everything other than the terrace level. In less than two hours. This sucks. I might just see what I can get off of stubhub. When I went to the Rose Bowl in '07, I recall that there were plenty of empty seats and it was easy to get tickets the day of, despite the game essentially being a home game for USC.
|2 years 41 weeks ago||Anybody else having problems purchasing tix...||
on mgoblue.com it's only allowing selection of terrace level, and on the phone it just goes to a busy signal. anybody else having these issues? should I assume that all other levels are sold out already?!?
|2 years 47 weeks ago||Feel bad for IN...||
this must be their mitch mcgary moment.
|2 years 49 weeks ago||Possible controversy averted...||
with the win. If you look at the replay, it seems that it took a second or two before the clock started ticking when the play started.
|2 years 49 weeks ago||Good idea...||
I think the Michigan game should take place during intermission of the Kanyesus concert, time permitting of course.
|2 years 50 weeks ago||FWIW||
general unsubstantiated rumor mongering, but reading Bucknuts board and this is one commenter's post:
"the fan 97.1 in c-bus, said this basically: it was from this past summer, they said posey worked 21 hrs and got paid for 70 hrs, they were also very adament about having it on good source that this came about from t. pryor rattin them out."
|3 years 26 weeks ago||Ya, sure, if Hill wrote it 20||
Ya, sure, if Hill wrote it 20 years ago, at the time of the sentiment expressed by Rose.
|3 years 28 weeks ago||Be irrelevant?||
The "irrelevant" Cardinals and A's have both won more World Series championships than the Red Sox, and without the inflated payrolls of the "relevant" teams.