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|1 day 14 min 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?
|6 days 1 hour 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.
|1 week 19 hours 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?"
|1 week 1 day ago||Choices||
Looks like ol' Brady will have a lot of open jobs to explorre. The question is how many suitors will he have?
|1 week 2 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.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Fuzzy memories||
Every time I see "bad gateway" it reminds me of some smoky old pool rooms I should have avoided.
|2 weeks 5 days 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.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Insufficient evidence||
I cannot answer this question without access to the complete list of fake 40 times.
|3 weeks 1 day 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.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Comical||
These jokers couldn't referee a game of Calvinball.
|3 weeks 2 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.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Scheduling||
I'm surprised he had time for a TV interview on Fire 'em Friday.
|6 weeks 16 hours 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.
|6 weeks 23 hours 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.
|6 weeks 1 day 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).
|6 weeks 4 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?
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Present or past?||
Was that a current or former coach?. Because that soundds exactly like something Ron Zook would say.
|7 weeks 5 days 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.
|12 weeks 4 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.
|16 weeks 6 days ago||Name recognition||
I hope MSU coach Mike Cornholio will get over this terrible terrible mistake by ESPN.
|16 weeks 6 days ago||Fissures||
There's certainly disconnect between Al's "we want to win this year" comment and last week's fire sale. So how was the fire sale conducted without the consent of Mr. I.? Is there a sharp difference of opinion between father and children? I'd say if they win the series against KC, they could make some moves to shore up the bullpen by trolling the waiver wire. Edwin Jackson and Clayton Richard don't make me droool, but my God, they'd be better than Sean Greene.
|19 weeks 6 days ago||Adam's rib||
I wonder how much searching would be needed to find a Rittenberg tweet blasting somebody for not being authentic. A platform+short memories+somebody who would bitch at a cloud=Twitter gold.
|20 weeks 1 day ago||Bill is back!||
|20 weeks 5 days ago||Technology||
As long as Hackett keeps doing what he's doing, I don't give a damn if he straps a sundial to his wrist.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||Scouting report||
I have asked for a scouting report on Victor. My nephew is a starting WR/kick returner on that Norco team.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||If you will||
Dusty was arguably the best promo guy in the history of wrestling. To the clueless who are writing some of his obit stories, he was NOT primarily known for the polka dot gimmick. He went along with that grudgingly. He really was the son of a plumber, and the feud with Ric Flair was the wrestling equivalent of the Ali-Frazier rivalry. Rest in peace, Big Dust.
|27 weeks 6 days ago||#27||
I grew up near South Haven, and when Don Moorhead became the quarterback, that got it started (as an 11-year-old).
Then, two games cinched the deal.
Game #1: The debacle at Columbus where Woody went for two because he couldn't go for three. My old man hit the roof and took the occasion to explain to me why Wayne Woodrow's deed violated all bounds of sportsmanship. Hearing Ufer's outrage on the radio only added fuel to the fire.
Game #2: The Game the following year, which we all know about, and where our hometown boy played a key role.
|28 weeks 4 days ago||Six strings down||
Saw B.B. twice over the years in two great venues (the State in Kalamazoo and the Egyptian Theater in DeKalb, Ill.). They were both tremendous shows.
|29 weeks 3 days ago||Heir apparent||
Blashill is ready for prime time.
|29 weeks 5 days ago||CV||
Dang near 60
Director for business-to-business media firm
WMU, then seminary graduate
Most M thing: On my last night working at a newspaper in Minnesota, I brought in a boom box and played a Bob Ufer casette tape. Instead of being hacked off, that room full of Gopher and Badger fans stopped what they were doing and gathered around my desk to enjoy the show. Ol' Ufe absolutely mesmerized them.