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|1 day 5 hours ago||That was fucking disgusting||
That was fucking disgusting and that ref should be suspended or fired. This is exactly the kind of "sports are more important than health" bullshit that makes concussions such a huge problem.
|1 day 8 hours ago||Ugh. I never made the trip||
Ugh. I never made the trip myself, but have heard ample stories from friends who have. The roommate was got a beer bottle to the head. The roommate's sister who was spit* on. The guy who wasn't even an M fan who was pelted with garbage for wearing a blue colored shirt (not even on the day of The Game, mind you, just some random Saturday).
Buckeyes and Columbus really are the worst.
PS. Love the Woody take down at the end. What a nut job.
*Holy shit, she was SPIT on. Not shot. Autocorrect decided to really up the excitement level of my post.
|1 day 8 hours ago||Not that I'm worried about||
Not that I'm worried about Maryland, but the crazy number of head coach openings across the power five really has me wondering if Durkin doesn't get poached right away. Ordinarily, I'd agree with the sentiment that he needs another year or two to build his reputation to land at a worthwhile program, but this season has been nuts with the firings and we haven't even wrapped the regular season.
|1 day 8 hours ago||Because his success at LSU||
Because his success at LSU has been based on defense, while their offense generally sucks really bad.
|3 days 1 hour ago||(No subject)||
|3 days 7 hours ago||Only if they made Spurrier||
Only if they made Spurrier AD. That has "Work place comedy" written all over it.
|3 days 8 hours ago||No kidding. Ron English got||
No kidding. Ron English got fired from EMU and gave up football entirely to become a pop artist.
|3 days 8 hours ago||Miles to USC, book it. The||
Miles to USC, book it. The reality show/sitcom potential of Les in LA is just too much to pass up.
|6 days 2 hours ago||That's definitely who I was||
That's definitely who I was thinking of. That's too bad about his knee problems. Really a shame that someone who looked so good that early on never got the chance to develop.
|6 days 2 hours ago||Breneman is definitely who I||
Breneman is definitely who I was thinking of. Sucks about his knee problems - always so shitty when a player's career is derailed by injury. Especially when they're never really given a chance to fulfill their potential, even if for just a little bit.
|6 days 2 hours ago||Penn State adds a lack of a||
Didn't PSU pick up some hotshot TE recruit a year or two go? Did he end up going somewhere else or is he injured?
|1 week 3 days ago||I'm excited for the QB||
I'm excited for the QB position for the foreseeable future. I don't know how long it will be before Peters sees the field (I doubt it's this coming fall), but I'm excited to see what O'Korn can do and I'm still very pumped to see if Harbaugh can develop Gentry. Gentry has some crazy high potential.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||There is no way that a||
There is no way that a two-loss Michigan team makes the play-offs, even if they win the conference.
Teams ahead of a theoretical BigTen M champ: One-loss Stanford, undefeated Clemson, undefeated Okie Sate (or one-loss Okie State), undefeated Baylor (or one-loss Baylor), one-loss ND, one-loss Bama, one-loss LSU. Outside playoff shots still exist for a one-loss Utah or Florida if they manage to win their conferences. And I didn't even touch on the idea of M having to jump one-loss Iowa and OSU, in the event that M manages to win the BigTen.
That's a lot of teams between M and a 4-team playoff.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Does how our losses look||
Does how our losses look matter at this point? A two loss team isn't making the play-offs.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||That was my first thought,||
That was my first thought, re: Hill. Both bigger and faster than I expected.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I don't remember the||
I don't remember the specifics, but it was definitely the case that the coffee was legitimately heated to an unsafe temperature (that was, yes, outside the corporate guidelines). The woman who was burned was an elderly woman who required extensive skin grafts on her legs. And I believe the family sued just for the amount of medical costs not covered by insurance - it was a jury that made the massive award (which a judge blocked in the end anyways).
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Oh, it looks like you're||
Oh, it looks like you're right.
I thought I saw a headline this morning that they had canceled. But now I can't seem to find that article back; either I misread it or it was jumping the gun. Either way, mea culpa.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Would you prefer that people||
Would you prefer that people remain apathetic in the face of what they see as serious social ills?
I don't understand this view, of just being totally dismissive. Maybe you don't agree with the protests. Maybe you don't think the president resigning is a step in the right direction. But this attitude of "you didn't solve racism therefore it was dumb of you to have done something" is just ridiculous and lazy.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I believe they've already||
I believe they've already canceled the remainder of their football schedule. This isn't a cost-saving measure.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I remember hearing an||
I remember hearing an interview with a lawyer on Fresh Air years ago (the lawyer had just directed the documentary "Hot Coffee" about the infamous and grossly misunderstood case of the woman who was burned by McDonald's coffee). She was railing against the idea of tort reform and going on about the public attitude that convinces people that litigation is somehow a bad thing and we should effectively get people to actively try and give up their legal rights under the guise of protecting them from frivolous law suits.
It was one of the most effective discussions I have ever heard. Whenever I hear about tort reform or hear people complain about people suing each other, all I can think about is that lawyer just lamenting the fact that the American public has somehow been convinced to just give away one of their core legal rights and somehow feel good about it.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Two questions...||
1. Can't defendants counter-sue for legal costs to make the plaintiff cover your lawyers' fees if the case is particularly dubious? Just an honest question. I don't know if that is something people can actually do.
2. I don't think the issue is that players (plural - Bush is not the only one to be injured on that concrete; the Browns lost their QB to sliding on that concrete surface the week before Bush was injured) don't know the concrete is there. It's that when professional athletes are running full speed out of bounds, they can't come to a complete stop before they come to the concrete track.
After seeing the Bush play, I remember thinking that Bush looks like he might have been injured by awkwardly trying to stop quickly rather than slow down the way he normally would.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Except that multiple players||
Except that multiple players have been injured on that concrete track. As MGrowOld posted below, the Browns' lost their QB to the exact same problem the week before Bush's injury. There's no question that it's a hazard.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Time and time again every||
Time and time again every single study ever to look at publicly funding stadiums have demonstrated that they are massive money-losing endeavours for cities. The idea of using them for other events always comes up, but that extra revenue never comes close to paying for it. Tax payers take it on the chin and municipalities always lose money on these things. Always.
Public funds for stadiums is a huge scam by the league to get away with not having to pay for their own facilities. And it is absolutely ridiculous that it keeps happening.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||(No subject)||
|3 weeks 3 days ago||How has their OLine shaped||
How has their OLine shaped up?
Our O against their D is a scary match-up, but if their OLine still looks as bad as it did earlier in the season, our DLine is going to literally eat Hackenberg alive. Like honest to god cannibalism right on the field. It's gong to be that SNL skit with the morning show when the teleprompter breaks.
Might be in for a M00PS game.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I don't know if I'd say||
I don't know if I'd say Rudock hasn't done anything to hurt the team. He's had some bad TOs, bad decisions, and his inability to hit any deep pass is definitely a problem.
He might be the best QB option on the team, I'd agree with that. But he's still a liability at times, unfortunately.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||He's also been out with||
He's also been out with injury a lot this season.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||(No subject)||
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Hoke gave him a shot, he||
Hoke gave him a shot, he definitely got carries at UM. He just didn't do much with them.
If you're going to blame an M coach, you're probably better off looking at Fred.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Is there a torrent posted||
ED: Got it now, thanks!