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|4 days 6 hours ago||BYU goes to Michigan State||
BYU goes to Michigan State this year, on the Saturday that we play Rutgers.
Since our game is at night, and I'm not traveling to Rutgers, I'd love to go up to East Lansing and see BYU and Sparty fans mixing in the wild. It's a sociological experiment.
|4 days 7 hours ago||I sat with the Butt family||
I sat with the Butt family during the BYU game last year.
The BYU fans around them were incensed at the uncouthh vulgarity of butt pun jerseys. They were hilariously mad.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Email at||
Email at [email protected] if you are interested!
|3 weeks 3 days ago||The State Street ticket||
The State Street ticket office, or email me at Gordie. Fall at gmail.com if you need some mailed out
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Yes.||
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Email me at||
Email me at [email protected]
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Email me at||
Email me at [email protected]
I did this last year, anyone who wants schedules and posters, email me. Will pick up a ton tomorrow.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Who among us hasn't been the||
Who among us hasn't been the responsible friend who drives everyone home after a long night, accidentally turns on a radio set to A Prairie Home Companion, and instantly falls asleep before driving into a pond
That weaponized boring is a menace. It must be off our streets, it must be stopped.
|14 weeks 5 days ago||Harbaugh lives a couple||
Harbaugh lives a couple houses down from Bo's old house, on the same street.
|16 weeks 4 days ago||An official welcome to the||
An official welcome to the Michigan fandom family, Justin.
See you at the Big House.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||I once went to a wedding in||
I once went to a wedding in Colorado where I tried to get a Michigan game on BTN turned on at the bar, someone mentioned that it pissed off the wedding photographer.
|22 weeks 5 days ago||I want to hand raise a||
I want to hand raise a wolverine pup, take him to Yost and stuff, maybe go catch the North Campus turkey,
|22 weeks 5 days ago||The experience that matters is that of the CEOs.||
The overarching point here is that college hockey tournament attendance does not matter.
What matters are conference execs having the opportunity to play big shot in the city hosting the tournament, like every other bowl game and conference tournament. They want "exclusive" events that they can go to, big name tags with VIP printed on the lanyard, and want to stride around in suits while seeming important. They want to send out lots of press releases about how the tournament is in town, hopefully with some fancy lamppost banners that the city tourism board paid for, vanity promotions. That's the whole point.
If you have it on campus, it's all the fun for the fans, but none of the fun for the incompetent executives.
|26 weeks 4 days ago||Bah gawd, that's professional||
Bah gawd, that's professional wrestling
Not amateur wrestling
|26 weeks 5 days ago||This comes up every once in a||
This comes up every once in a while, and it's always hilarious.
For what it's worth, my banner ads here are Michigan Baseball and Michigan Alumni Association.
|27 weeks 2 days ago||- There's a lot of people||
- There's a lot of people that never really left (like Falk and Madej) who would be welcomed back as soon as possible. That ASAP means whenever those that replaced them leave, or whenever they can find the appropriate fit for them.
- Retirement and "retirement" are two different things, as seen today. If they "retired", I'm sure they'd be open to coming back under the old/new Michigan of Hackett/Manuel.
|27 weeks 2 days ago||Beckmann's argument went||
Beckmann's argument went beyond the University defending that garbage. Beckmann was trying to claim that he was being politically persecuted, because PC liberals are trying to condemn him for his wise and true thoughts. Specifically, Beckmann was threatening Dave Brandon, since Brandon was (and is?) a major Republican donor in the state, claiming that he would run down Brandon in his social circles for not being a true conservative and defending him.
It also didn't help that the University and the athletic department tuned into his radio show, and heard rhetoric that was far more offensive than this every time they listened in.
Once Michigan got that reply, it went from Beckmann needing to stop this to Beckmann's gone and let's find a replacement.
|27 weeks 2 days ago||Nope.||
Let's just say that Frank...wouldn't want to work with people like Webber. If you know what I mean.
|27 weeks 2 days ago||From what I can tell, and||
From what I can tell, and from what I'd expect, Falk will come back into his old position and slowly ease off his responsibilities until he is Equipment Manager Emeritus or something like that.
At the end of the day, Falk will be brought back so he can do what he loves and leave entirely on his own terms whenever that day comes.
|27 weeks 2 days ago||It's never going to happen,||
It's never going to happen, and that can't be emphasized enough.
There's a better chance of Chris Webber calling PBP for Michigan football than there is Frank Beckmann.
|27 weeks 2 days ago||Beckmann is not coming back,||
Beckmann is not coming back, now or ever.
His political statements grew increasingly unbecoming of Michigan, even against Michigan in some ways, and he is still bitter about Michigan not keeping him on and endorsing his political views.
Contrast that with Falk and Madej, who left in name only and were never really 'gone' for good.
|27 weeks 2 days ago||A longtime (decades-long)||
A longtime (decades-long) friend of Jon's and one of the most connected people around Michigan athletics. He heard from Jon that he's back.
Falk being forced out has been an open secret for years, to the point that the WTKA shows have basically said it is what it is.
|27 weeks 6 days ago||This is good stuff. Good for||
This is good stuff. Good for Louis, and good for Michigan Basketball for being welcoming.
Now, as always, the ball is in your hands, Chris.
|31 weeks 1 day ago||Wisdom of the group.||
If I'm Tom Brady, who looks for every possible angle on how to win, I'm reading what an old friend has to say on the issue. When you watch gamefilm (or anything) for so long, you tend to not absorb as much with each viewing as someone new to the situation.
Even if the Beav comes up with one or two points per year that no one else noticed, that's still one or two points that could be the deciding factor in a game.
|34 weeks 5 days ago||By the way, the price to||
By the way, the price to frame a jersey is around $300 here.
|34 weeks 5 days ago||Check these guys||
Check these guys out.
Official framers of all of Detroit's sports teams and the M-Den, these guys are the best in town. Ask for Craig.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||Two Michigan-specific donations||
Gave $25 to a dance marathon participant.
Gave $25 to a student in the med school, studying to be a neurosurgeon.
|43 weeks 2 days ago||Check out the Michigan||
Check out the Michigan Basketball 100 logo on the top part of the scoreboard.
Hadn't seen that before. Very cool.
|44 weeks 1 day ago||correction||
everything is awesome
everything is cool when you're part of the team, the team, the team
|44 weeks 2 days ago||I've actually wanted these||
I've actually wanted these for a while. Looks like I know what I'm getting the little cousins this year.