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|1 day 22 hours ago||Territories||
What is this, the old territory system of pro wrestling? They need to think of ways to outcompete and outthink Harbaugh. But instead, they will adopt their throwback position of badmouthing and throwing around wheelbarrows full of cash , er.... incentives.
|1 week 1 day ago||SSN||
Sookie sookie now!!!
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Two for the 80s||
"Everybody Wants To Rule the World" -- Tears for Fears
"Earn Enough For Us" -- XTC
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Lack of oversight||
This kind of thing will happen more often. Daily nedia organizations (such as MLive, the one I have personal experience working for) have flattened out their editorial/oversight/supervision structures under the belief that people can be completely trusted to post without errors of fact, libelous content or downright plagiarism. Not exactly working out for MLive (which just announced yet around round of staff cuts) or any other news organization where clicks trump accuracy.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Against my better judgment ...||
..I'm looking to see what the sage and seer, soothsayer and sage Tim Kawakami is reporting on this. The latest two names are Hue Jackson and/or Chip Kelly. At least in this case, we actually know those two gentlemen prefer the pro game. But I remember the warning of a real sage: "be not deceived. "
|5 weeks 4 days ago||A wrong guess||
You guessed incorrectly. I've been aware of the "historic attitude" for decades, but choose not to participate in that aspect of Sparty-bashing (the Moo U. and all of that). I won't bite the hands that feed.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||It gets old||
Iowans (and Wisconsinites and people from here in SW Michigan) get tired of the mockery of people who earn their living in agriculture. I've heard it way too much over the years: "rubes, bumpkins, hillbillies, dumb farmers," almost always from Chicago suburbanites. We smile, seethe, and keep producing food to nourish the ingrates in hopes they'll learn some manners.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Inspiration||
That SI cover gaffe will rouse Dantonio and his Spartans to kick the crap out of that evil Mick Saban.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Big Easy Brady||
Hope he gets this gig. But he'd better stay away from those waist-expanding beignets. Gumbo, however, is mandatory. And also jambalaya in moderation. And ham po-boys from Mama's.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||The key sentence||
"Endzone" is fine work and should be a text in sports management and business classes. There's one sentence that stood out among all the others: It's JUB's observation that Brandon "understood us and them but never understood we."
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Another opening closed||
Not that he would have been considered for this job, but I'm on Brady Hoke watch and thus far have not seen his name associated with any job opening at all, much less from a Power 5 school. Will he end up in Greg Schiano limboland? Anybody heard any buzz about The Clapper?
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Versatility unknown to mankind||
Is there anybody else you know of who can bust a nut, sing a fight song and lead the Lord's Prayer in the same night? That, by God, is how champions behave.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Grounded in faith||
I know Chad's family is grounded in faith. That doesn't make this easy at all, and at times like this my theology feels very inadequate. But in the end, it's a source of strength. Plus, I believe Chad got quite a welcoming reception. I can almost envision Bo with a football saying, "Hey kid, want to play catch?"
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Choices||
Looks like ol' Brady will have a lot of open jobs to explorre. The question is how many suitors will he have?
|11 weeks 4 days ago||Unfathomable||
I'll only comment on one of the penalties: the "illegal blcok below the waist," which was delivered in the side at about region of the kidneys. Right in front of two or three zebras. Is it eyesight? Is it lack of judgment? The sheer consistency and pervasiveness of the incompetence begs for attention in the off-season. Meanwhile, I wait with bated breath to see which crew shows up in A2 next Saturday.
|13 weeks 3 hours ago||Fuzzy memories||
Every time I see "bad gateway" it reminds me of some smoky old pool rooms I should have avoided.
|13 weeks 1 day ago||Prayers||
Praying for the family and for the day when all of us on this dirt clod floating in space can quit fighting each other and gang up on cancer instead.
|13 weeks 1 day ago||Insufficient evidence||
I cannot answer this question without access to the complete list of fake 40 times.
|13 weeks 3 days ago||Old school paranoia||
I have a case of old school, Schembechlerian paranoia about this game. I always toook Bo to heart when he would say things like, "You'd better watch out for Navy" or "You'd better not take Northwestern lightly." The good thing is that JH heard Bo say all these things too and will have them white hot and ready.
|13 weeks 4 days ago||Comical||
These jokers couldn't referee a game of Calvinball.
|13 weeks 4 days ago||Coaching strategy||
They'll just have to prepare the team to play with the knowledge that the zebras are incompetent (at best) or venal (at worst). They are masquerading as being competent, and they're doing so with intent to deceive.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||Scheduling||
I'm surprised he had time for a TV interview on Fire 'em Friday.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||Double good||
Love this highlight reel for two reasons: Vic and the fact that the long TD was thrown to my nephew, #9, Justin Moore. And yes, Norco is a horse town to the point that the buttons you press to change the traffic signals are tall enough to push while on horseback.
|16 weeks 3 days ago||The right word||
I've made my living writing and editing for a long time. And one of my favorite things to do is find the perfect word. You found it when describing the Sparty slappies: "juggalos." The Insane Farm Posse has had its last hurrah.
|16 weeks 3 days ago||Anticipation||
My last act of "what if" will be to read Brian's post today. Then I'm done. FFFF on Minnesota will be a welcome sight. It's Gopher season (not duck season or wabbit season).
|16 weeks 6 days ago||The location doesn't matter||
Whether it's East Lansing or Ann Arbor, the Magic statue or the Bo statue, my wish in each case is arrest, prosecute and jail the guilty parties. Or do we want to descend to the level of that goober Alabama fan who poisoned the Auburn trees?
|16 weeks 6 days ago||Present or past?||
Was that a current or former coach?. Because that soundds exactly like something Ron Zook would say.
|18 weeks 6 hours ago||It might be .... it could be ....||
Been suffering with these guys since the Durocher years. But this group has a different look to them. Call it young and fearless or whatever ... they don't know anything about the backdown. After getting plunked Arrieta barks at their pitcher and then steals second. Russell bobbles a grounder and then turns a slick DP on the very next play. Just fergodsake keep Fernando Rodney away from any kind of pressure situation.
|22 weeks 6 days ago||Glass half full||
There was a lot to like ... and don't forget how good Utah is. If it's true that a football team learns more between games one and two than at any other time, we should be okay. Now JH really knows what he has and will get to work. And Jourdan Lewis ... that there is a football player.
|27 weeks 1 day ago||Name recognition||
I hope MSU coach Mike Cornholio will get over this terrible terrible mistake by ESPN.