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|2 days 17 hours ago||I waited||
on him at the Longhorn back in the day. I did not realize it was him until a co-worker pointed it out and asked him. He acknowledged that he was in fact Bob Seger and then proceeded to not want any part of discussing being Bob Seger. Real quiet guy. Apparently really likes prime rib.
|2 days 18 hours ago||"Black woman"||
and jugs(misspelled) in the same sentence, huh? Real nice.
|2 days 19 hours ago||It||
is a cheesy song period. They need to scratch that. It was a cool thing until it became "a thing" and now the One Shining Moment thing is just pretty awkward.
|2 days 19 hours ago||Yeah,||
there are so many words in that post that I don't understand. I guess I better hit wikipedia.
|2 days 19 hours ago||1. Spongebob Square Pants Title Sequence Song||
2. Beginning instrumental portion of Ants Marching
3. Glory of Love - Karate Kid 2
4. No Woman No Cry
(Edit: 5. You're the Best Around - Karate Kid 1)
|2 days 22 hours ago||This||
is one of the most bizarre outcomes of a recruiting saga that I can ever remember. Purdue? They are perpetual underacheivers with a modest basketball pedigree and a coach who seems to be perpetually on the hot seat. If they were coming off an unlikely run deep into the tournament I guess I could see it. He was committed to State, coming off a Final Four run and poised to put together a remarkable class and he decommits and goes to, Purdue?
I guess this makes them a player in the conference short term but for the life of me I cannot figure this one out.
|2 days 23 hours ago||Dude,||
nobody cares where you went/are going to college. Michigan is a good school - congrats on going to college. Now get a job when you get out of college and you will complete the extraordinary accomplishment of doing what, like, everybody on the blog has done. And your family will probably through you a party where you eat hot dogs and cake and it will be splendid. A real treat.
|2 days 23 hours ago||Dupont||
Circle. You are a bad person and you should feel bad about yourself.
|3 days 18 hours ago||Petway?||
He was our high flyer during the long winter, early/mid 2000s. Could absolutely jump out of the gym but never really became anything more than that for us.
|3 days 18 hours ago||Well,||
that news probably really takes some air out of his sails.
|3 days 18 hours ago||Those||
should still be our uniforms.
|3 days 18 hours ago||Actually,||
yes, I do want to see a recap of your game tomorrow.
|3 days 18 hours ago||OK,||
well, if it is the Big Ten rule than obviously that is not anything to do with Beilein. If it was Beilein's attempt to block the transfer than I think it is bush league.
|3 days 18 hours ago||Is he||
automatically prohibited from transfering within the conference by the BIG or the NCAA unless he wins an appeal? If so, I take a large portion of my post back, but I thought that the school he is transfering from can and often do prevent players from transfering within the conference. if I am wrong I am wrong but I don't "assume the worst" about Beilein.
|3 days 19 hours ago||Wow,||
Floyd Mayweather actually fits both definitions of that word.
|3 days 19 hours ago||Will||
somebody tell me why in the actual hell would we cut bait with Max while still having a scholarship available, try to prevent him from transfering within the BIG and now just stand by while this productive big man with a year of eligibility left signs with an in-conference rival of ours without really trying to patch this up.
I hope we win the game but I have to say I would not mind seeing Max go for 20 against us. Beilein does not misjudge or mishandle things that often but this Beilfeldt thing has come out looking pretty bad for Michigan I would say.
|3 days 21 hours ago||I don't||
see an issue with it. I do see an issue with the exorbinant amount of time it takes for refs to conduct a review, but not with regard to huddling the teams up. It is a matter of chance when it happens and it is silly to require the players to "stay away" from the coach during the review. Everybody wanted video review, now we got it and this is just one side effect. There is nothing that can be done about it and I think people make too much of an issue out of it.
|3 days 22 hours ago||My biggest||
problem is that a lot of what is characterized as "flopping" by most people is not actually flopping. Take a play where an offensive player is posting and leads with his elbow, it is not a flop to absorb that contact and let gravity take over and take you to the floor as a defender. J Mo was often cited as flopping when he did this, but there is no rule saying that a defender has not use ALL possible effort to not fall down after an offensive player has fouled, that is not flopping. It could be construed as "selling" the foul, but it isn't a flop.
Now, when players like pretend that an elbow made contact with their face and it didn't, yeah, they should get a tech. That is bush league, but I think that people are way to up in arms about "flopping" and offensive fouls. A defender should not be punished because an offensive player loses control of their body.
|3 days 22 hours ago||Dear Nike and/or Adidas||
Take a look at everything in 1997, the home football uniforms, the away football uniforms, the basketball uniforms, the basketball alternates, everything - do exactly that, nothing more, nothing less, and you have yourself a winner.
|3 days 22 hours ago||He||
was just kind of the center peice that the other players moved around, the show was not really about him as much as the events on the show happened because of him. I think what happened to Boardwalk is somewhat fascinating, because the best character on the show was SO good that he had to be kiiled off so that he did not run away with what the plot was supposed to be. I am convinced that the killing of Jimmy Darmody was not simply for the "shock" purposes that is all the rage, but because the show makers wanted the focus of the show to continue to be on quasi-historical events and not on a fictional character. But Pitts was so damn good and Darmody so compelling that as long as he was on the show he was going to be the focus, whether the producers wanted him to be or not. I would call the show absolutely brilliant up to and including the scene where Jimmy died. After that there was simply no emotional connection for the viewer so it became a by the numbers mob-show. Then they had do double back to the Darmody story line (which they never should have left) for the ending to resonate at all.
|3 days 22 hours ago||I think||
the shot clock change will prove meaningless and will just encourage teams with long halfcourt sets to get the ball up the floor quicker. I think that is sufficient timeout murder as the biggest problem I have is the back to back team/TV timeout situations. I would add a rule that if say the under 16 timeout does not happen until under 12 that they just do one combined timeout.
Also, while I understand that giving every player one more foul would likely increase physicality and would result in more fouls around the basket, I am really sick of games being decided because the best players aren't on the floor for proposerously long stretches of time and would likely support that change.
|4 days 13 hours ago||It||
is a very good show. It just wasn't my cup of tea. From what I saw, and the random episodes I caught after jumping ship, the show was not anywhere near as clever or original as it believed that it was. It is a very confident show, and that in and of itself makes it a standout from most cable dramas, but it is ultimately style over substance to me, despite the efforts it creates at forcing "depth."
|4 days 16 hours ago||I||
made it exactly to there and didn't find it all that epic at all. It was nuanced and somewhat memorable, but using that as the marker for the shows greatness hints at how far down the list it actually is on the great TV list. I will not hate on your show but it is simply not in the same league as Bad, Thrones, Sopranos, and a couple others. It is in Boardwalk Empire company.
|6 days 18 hours ago||Why, exactly||
do they not just have a marching band instead of some stand up skit with instruments? That is weird.
|6 days 20 hours ago||I approve||
of all of these changes.
|6 days 20 hours ago||Yeah,||
but Winston has the coolest name. Game, Set, Match.
|6 days 20 hours ago||It is||
not a great column but I don't think it is garbage. It tries to get at something but stops short of getting to the heart of the matter due specifically to his lack of interest in the topic. The real story is that now, 20 years later, Rose and Webber are essentially the same two people who called Grant Hill a "bitch." They have to degrade to bolster themselves. They seem to form their entire identity based on their opinion of the shortcomings of others. Now they just have each other in their cross hairs because nobody else really cares anymore. Webber did not have to really comment on the documentary, he could have just said it was interesting to look back on things. Rose did not have to respond, and certainly did not have to include "the timeout" in his tirade (but his inclusion of this pure "mistake" by Webber with the other insults directed at his character indicate to me that Rose has unresolved resentment toward Webber over something that was purely accidental). Both are acting childish and neither are good ambassadors for the Michigan basketball program.
|6 days 22 hours ago||That||
is such a Joe Kane thing to do.
|1 week 21 min ago||Is it||
Theon Greyjoy (Reek)?
|1 week 15 hours ago||Unless||
he can seriously improve his ability to finish off the bounce he isn't going anywhere. He will be deciding between coming back and going in the mid second round. He will stay 4, IMO.