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|1 week 15 hours ago||That's what I got too||
Considering I grew up in Holland and have lived in the detroit area for close to 10 years, I'd say it is spot on. My wife is from the Detroit area and got Detroit, toledo and Rochester Illinois, so I wonder what is slightly different in our accents.
I lived out east in Boston for three years, so it was funny to see some words and accents specifically for them. Bubbler instead of drinking fountain, buggy instead of shopping cart. Interesting how regions have specific words for things.
|2 weeks 12 hours ago||by who?||
I thought he was known for being an advanced route running reciever. That his route running was far advanced for high school, and would make the transition easier. This seems to be accurate with the news of him in the 1s and the video shown.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I can't help but read this comment||
and assume you are talking about me. /s
|2 weeks 2 days ago||hahaha||
|2 weeks 2 days ago||No upper deckers||
or flaming bags of poo?
|2 weeks 2 days ago||How did I know||
you would be the one to respond to this Mr. Everyone Murders!
|2 weeks 3 days ago||He probably would have gotten||
NBA 13th man Rookie of the year. Suprised he stayed.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Give me our size and offense||
all day any day. There was some ugly basketball with lots of bigs who couldn't do anything. Michigan's offense and efficiency well make up for some size disparity on the defensive/ offensive boards. Michigan took down Two teams already that relied on bigs and got nothing. It took Kentucky shooting the game of their life from 3 to scrape by.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I believe||
it is EEEESSSSS EEEEEEEEEEE CCCCCCCCCCCC
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I don't remember||
last years team getting much respect either. They wouldn't be able to handle the VCU press, the Syracuse zone, Florida's whatever.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Differences||
opinion only (no facts to back this up)
I see the major difference between the almuni and non-almuni fans is just the difference in what they love about Michigan. My love for Michigan is the sports, but also the buildings I loved (and hated), the houses and dorms I lived in, the parties, interamurals, professors, fall days. My Love for Michigan is not tied solely to the sports.
Does this make a me more of a Michigan football fan than others? I can assure you, I am not. I love the game and the sport, but I do not spend thousands on season tickets every year (try to attend a couple games if I can) and have seen my fandom dwarfed by others on this blog.
I think fandom is organic, and I love that Michigan means something different to everyone. My wife works at Mott (she has two degrees from Michigan as well) and though she loves Michigan sports, she loves Mott much more, and can hardly name the players who come visit her patients. She also has MSU grads that hate Michigan with a passion, but still love Mott.
There was a thread a while ago about how people became fans, and it was a great parade of stories of childhood tailgates and time with families at the games. I believe that the belief is that a "walmart Wolverine" chose Michigan over another school for an arbitrary reason. Sometimes it is, but I don't see anything wrong with this.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||You do make a compelling case||
for both teams.
I'll have to think about it,
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Defense as a system||
I don't know football extremely well, but it appears that the defense is especially important to work as a unit, much like the O-line needs to work as one, knowing where all the other cogs are and what they are doing.
In this respect, I am assuming that all the defensive coaches have a strong understanding of what all the other position groups are trying to accomplish on a given play and understand where the rest of the players are supposed to be. If the Line is taking double teams, then maybe an LB is rushing off the edge and up the middle while the safeties and CBs drop to zones.
If this is so, then Manning needs are to teach technic. I'm assuming he had to play some coverage as a LB and can understand and learn the different types of technique to teach to the young players. However, CB, is also a position of raw talent sometimes. He is not going to coach speed, and quickness, but he will coach position and team awareness.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||I assumed||
he had the best stuffed beaver of the group. At that point, it was obvious.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||They got State right||
Which is harder than you'd think for some schools.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Pick up games||
My brothers and our friends often played bball up there. Way easier to get a court to play on. Unless there were major renovations to the CCRB and IM building over the last 10 years (which very well could be) I found the facilities to be comperable.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I laughed||
then I cried, then I looked at the current state of oline and reminded myself we are in the S16.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||he will be||
19-8 in a few weeks.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Great post||
I have them in the final 4. I'd easily give up my $5 for a sparty loss in the first round to Tommy and Harvard.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||My friend||
left the scene of an accident and got 30 days in jail. He had already had a DUI, so based on this one case I know of, the two days sounds about right.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||There are a lot of pluses to recess||
I know it sounds funny, but you pointed out a couple. Shaq did a show where he focused on a few fat kids in a florida elementary to try to get them healthy long with the school in general. I remember the whole school doing 15 minutes of excercise in the morning and all the teachers stated that students behave and performed better, yet the initiative was scrapped as soon as he left due to curriculum. I am suprised that curriculums are that scheduled that 15 minutes isn't available for 6-10 year olds in a day. I need to take walks to keep my mind sharp during a work day.
In the 90's there was a big push for a diversified mind, that a healthy body (excercise) helped the mind, along with music and arts helping math and english. It is weird that the schools seem so far from that ideal.
And kids geting hurt happens. I broke my wrist bones in half on the monkey bars. You get a cast and other kids sign it. I think parents forget that getting hurt can be a learning experience as well. I also think letting kids be kids and organizing games, and things themselves is important. Some of your best leadership and creativity can come on the playground.
Sorry, end rant
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Completely agree||
on the overprescription and diagnosis of ADHD. I believe (not a Dr. or researcher into this) that much of this could be cured with increased recess. Growing up I needed all three (15 minute morning and afternoon and 30 min lunch) recesses to get my energy out. Without those I would have been a mess in class.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Sorry to hear||
I had heard the that they had found a correlation between inductions and boys with autism. I know the study has confirmed only correlation and not causation, but, like you said, hopefully they will look further into this.
Again, hopefully you can get your son into a district that understands the disease. As I understand it, there have been big break throughs in teaching methods to help children with autism, and hopefully, those become even more prominenet and mainstream.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Was your wife induced||
I am really sorry to hear that your son is diagnosed with Autism. Hopefully he can get the help he needs with a lot of the treatments that have come about. It is definitely something my wife and I are/were concerned about.
I do think that the people on this board would agree that there needs to be more research into the cause of the disease, however, I think they understand that autism and vaccinations have been studied a lot, and no correlation has been found. Thus, it is better to continue getting vaccinations (as you have agreed), but push the research into a new plausible argument.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Thank you||
My wife works with kids who have cancer, and they rely on the herd immunity since they either have a delayed vaccination schedule or their immune system is compromised. This is a very serious matter.
|5 weeks 14 hours ago||I do not||
misunderstand what you are saying.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Not an expert||
but I think you hit a lot of it on the head. The team is very young, and it seems like the better defenses are older teams that have played longer together and know each others defensive rotations. A half step to slow means the difference between an easy bucket and a contested shot.
I think it also has to do with the style and type of players Beilein recruits and how he coaches. He wants 4 guys on the court who can threaten from anywhere, and, as Brian has pointed out, is willing to play games of horse with his sharp shooters from outside.
I believe that McGary would have increased the defensive efficiency as well for a couple reasons. While Morgan and Horford are good defensive players, McGary's game adds stress to other teams, as his rebounds could more easily transition to fast breaks. While Morgan probably pulls down as many rebounds per game, those rebounds lead to half court sets. McGary's lead to insane big man dribbles down court, or quick outlet passes, which means the other team is less likely to attack the offensive boards and try for put backs.
I trust our defense to be just good enough for an E8 run or better, especially if the matchups are against teams who struggle to score and get hot.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||I was in row 4 and row A||
in different years, as well as up in row 80 for two. The best were my 5th year around row 20. Down low is a lot of fun, but it was always really hard to determine how good a play really was. I'm guessing with the tradition now of celbrations in the corner, seating down low is still a desired spot to be.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||In undergrad 10-15 years ago||
I was paying under $20/ ticket and if I couldn't make a game (I missed 2 in 5 years) the tickets were easy to transfer. This is a major increase to over double the price for students along with all the other increases in tuition. A 225% increase in price is not because of inflation.
Comparing the costs to what the rest of the stadium pays is ignorant to me. Students, who are already paying 10's of thousands per year in tuition, should be encouraged to go to games, and pricing them out not a smart endeaver for the athletic department. Once they graduate, they pay the same as you, and this is just.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Jordan Morgan||
The starting center, is getting his masters in engineering. Novak, Stu, Appling, Payne, are all 4 year players. There are 30 1st round draft picks every year for the NBA. With some of those going to seniors, there are only a handful of players each year that can leave early. The fact that Michigan has had a few over the last few years and has some more expected is not a failure of Michigan's education nor for the sport of college basketball. The fact that players are talented enough to go make a fortune doing something they love is great.