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|2 hours 17 min ago||Yeah,||
I think it would draw better. Two BCS conferences would legitamize the game to a certain degree, and I think it could become a regional attraction. It is not like there is a big bowl selection to draw from up here. There would also be that year every few where some teams fell through the cracks and you could get a Staee v. Miami (YTM)/Wisconsin v. Clemson, etc. I would go down to watch one of those. True, Virginia v. Illinois would be somewhat of a shakier proposition, but it could work if they got a couple of semi-promising games at the outset.
|4 hours 49 min ago||I think||
he is more referring to the time of year. True, there are many destinations in Detroit that can make for a fun trip regardless of the season, but you have to admit that Detroit in the dead of winter is not a dream come true getaway. I do think a Detroit bowl with two BCS conference teams will do fairly well though. The Pizza Bowl just typically had really really bad games lately and did nothing to help an already very marginal bowl. But a Purdue/Illinois v. Georgia Tech/Virginia etc., I think that would draw well. This is football crazy area.
|1 day 7 hours ago||Speaking||
of the Bulls, I would recommend the 89-90 Eastern Conference Finals. Pistons in 7. Huge momentum shifts throughout the series. The Palace and the Madhouse on Madison both rockin. Michael Jordon and 100% pure awesomeness. Scottie Pippen and the migrane. Isiah hitting threes from everywhere. Good watching.
|4 days 54 min ago||Robert||
California did have his moments tho.
|4 days 1 hour ago||The||
mods don't do that, just regular ole folks like you and me. If you see something that has been negged that did not deserve to be it is usually either a personal grudge between posters or disgust with the entire thread itself. Or perhaps somebody really just does not like Jack Daniels.
|4 days 1 hour ago||As I||
age, Friday becomes the wrong night to drink, probably the worst night. On "work nights," you have to wake up in the morning and the morning is going to suck anyway, so why not throw a few back and jsut deal with it in the morning. On Saturday, i do the father thing during the day, and the table is set perfectly for a twelve pack of whatever during yard work, listening to the Tigers, playing some golf, etc. Friday night just does not fit for me, I have gotten too many weekends off to bad starts by just not waiting until Saturday.
|5 days 55 min ago||The two||
situations were not comparable. Crable could have held up, and he could have gone lower. The call should not have been made in the circumstance but it was not an outright atrocity against officiating. The Spartan Bob game was a comedy of errors that lead to Michigan losing a game that they had no business losing. We went into the game #6 in the nation for god sake. Which was more painful? That is truly a close call. The Ohio State loss was like a really bad hangover that lasted a while, the Spartan Bob game was a quick shot to the balls that hurt like a MF but faded kind of fast. Tough to say.
|5 days 1 hour ago||I really||
always thought the same thing. He is not going to be a dominant player but I could never figure out why he never moved up the radar of pro scouts. He is kind of the whole package, not really sure what else people want.
|5 days 1 hour ago||Ser||
iously? If you think that winning that game has any relevance with regard to 2007 you are truly mistaken.
|5 days 1 hour ago||No,||
Brandon signed on for that highly anticipated rematch.
|5 days 2 hours ago||Students||
get a break for everything now. You got fall, Thanksgiving, Christmas, mid-winter, spring. Just waiting on the "late winter, not quite spring" break.
|5 days 2 hours ago||That||
was truly an EPIC fail. It is amazing how Brandon can have his pulse right on so many things and then be so misguided on others. The lead up to the 2014 season will consist of a continous looped replay of the blocked field goal to end the game. I mean if we lose, we suck, if we win by anything close to a narrow margin, we suck. If we win big, not only are we the dickhead who beat up on the little guy, but we still suck for losing to them in the first place. Any way it is sliced we suck.
|5 days 4 hours ago||I really don't||
think you can say we "sucked." In those generations, there were like 4 conference championships and 5 BCS games. We were not Alabama circa now, but "sucked?" And kids do know about the winged helmets.
|5 days 5 hours ago||What is this||
"salad" you speak of? And why didn't you just like, aim, away from it? (and if it is good enough for Bo it is good enough for me. Once in a while, mix it up, that is all)
|5 days 5 hours ago||It baffles me||
that Adidas is this bad a sports uniforms. They have good workout gear and I have actually become an Adidas guy in golf (not shoes-Footjoy always). They are capable of making quality stuff. What is it with uniforms?
|5 days 5 hours ago||I||
say that the problem is not the use of uniformzzz, but the ones that Adidas creates are the worst alternates in the history of mankind. I wanted everybody off my lawn for a long time, but now I don't have a problem if there were some alternate ideas available for limited use. I don't think having blue pants available for both home and away use would be all bad, I could also support an all white for road games if there are no ridiculous designs on the sleeves. Aaaaannnnd, at the risk of an epic neg bombing, I would not object to a block M alternate helmet to be available for infrequent use (This helmet would not shine, it would not change colors with the wind, it would not be a "matte," whatever the hell that is supposed to be, it would be very simple) This would certainly not be a "big-game" helmet, but simply because if there is something that could make a home tilt with Minnesota or Illinois a little more interesting I am all for it.
|6 days 7 hours ago||Why||
do large scale events always have to take place at the end of a season? The "cliffhanger" version of television is wonderful for ER and Criminal Minds, but there is no reason that GOT has to be split up into ten episode arcs where the events of significance have to take place in the 9th episode. The first season set up nicely for Baelor in the 9th but the story naturally lead up to the events in that episode without having to unnecessarily kill time to get there. I understand what you are saying, but you have to admit that there has been an awful lot of repeat dialogue in this season that really leaves you in the same place where you started. I am not one of the people who doesn't understand the nature of this show, it is a dialogue driven character drama, I get it. I don't need wild fire every episode, but the show is too original to settle into a predictable formula season after season. Mix it up a little bit, that is all I ask.
|1 week 6 hours ago||I don't||
get the Hobbit reference as I have not even seen the trailor let alone the movie, and no I don't want armies and dragons every single episode, that is not what I am saying. I know this book was made into two seasons and I think they are having to stretch quite a bit to fill time. The characters may be making "steps" but they are infant steps, not even toddler ones, and the same information is being hashed out time after time after time after time after time after time. The construct of the show has been everything leads up to episode 9, and it has worked for 2 seasons. I think this season would have been better if it abandoned that construct at least for this season. Perhaps more time could have spent on the fallout of what is to come in the final episodes by moving the large scale events of this season to earlier episodes. To say that this show is not for me is to dismiss my opinion outright when I have been following this show faithfully from the beginning and when many people share the same opinion I have. GOT has reached its first slump. The stuff north of the Wall has been nearly incoherent and quite frankly, Jamie's time at Harrenhal has been a bit of a mess. I am sure it will recover but this has been the least impressive string of episodes in this the existence of the show. I am far from the only person that feels that way.
|1 week 1 day ago||It is||
not just a numbers thing with the stuff in the North. As a show only guy, I can say I have found myself tuning out the Jon Snow stuff because they simply have not explained the parties involved and the motivations enough.
|1 week 1 day ago||The||
show has not explained the events at or north of the wall nearly enough. That part of the season started very strong but has really become quite a mess. From the show you would believe that there are like 7 wildlings trying to storm Castle Black. Not well done.
|1 week 1 day ago||I don't||
even think it was good. I know it is like treason to say this but that was not a good hour of television. Episode 4 of this season was spectacular, perhaps the best episode of the show period or neck and neck with Baelor at least, but save Littlefinger's sermon in The Climb, the last three episodes have been flat out dissapointing. The same foreshadowing has been going on for 3 episodes now, and you can only listen to characters talk about what might happen and why it will be important so much before you start to lose interest. Tywin Lannister has single handidly made GOT watchable for nearly a month now and with his limited screen time last night I actually found myself drifting off and day dreaming a little bit. I still say this is the best television show I have ever seen but it needs to make a move here. Last night was, OK I'll just say it, it was a pretty tough watch.
|1 week 4 days ago||I honestly||
don't think I have ever negged anybody. I just don't see the point. The worst is when you are kind of debating something with somebody and they neg your post and then respond to it. Why the neg?
|1 week 4 days ago||Plans for||
tonight...... very surprisingly, I am going to watch some NBA. The Warriors have me intrigued and I can also say that I want to see a bench clearing brawl in Chicago. This may be the first time since like 2007 that the NBA is anything close to appointment viewing for me. These playoffs haven't been that bad.
|1 week 5 days ago||I think||
you are reading too much into it. I think they were trying to strike a balance between explaining the circumstances and not turning it into an article about his death. They just said a little bit too much and not quite enough at the same time. Personally, this was the first time I really read about the circumstances of Traylor's death and I did not take that quote to be suggesting foul play, etc. Poorly written, but I don't think underhanded and/or malicous.
|1 week 6 days ago||Me too||
I would have liked to have seen Michigan v. NC in Chapel Hill. However I miss seeing Michigan play at Duke so I am not upset by this.
|3 weeks 3 hours ago||Robinson||
needs to be a volume shooter to really dominate in the college game. I think he is a lot like his dad. The Big Dog was a gifted player but I have never seen a college offense so designed around one player who was really free to fire at will, almost without any apprehension of taking bad shots or shooting too much. I don't know if The 3rd has the same kind of mentality or if would be able to operate like that in this offense. I think he will be a very good player next year, but he is not going to be a 20 a game guy.
|3 weeks 3 hours ago||Never.||
Not in the America of today. It is always politics and there is no such thing as history, unless it is the one we like. And "politics" has taken on a new meaning to encompass anything that anybody could possibly take a stance on, even if they are not taking a stance on anything. Take this post, it is very possible that somebody may reply with "no politics please," to which I will respond wha.........?
|3 weeks 23 hours ago||It is||
just not something that he is knowledgable enough about to be speaking with such conviction and it is just the wrong forum. ESPN's "hot take" ends at "openly gay player in the NBA." If anybody at ESPN is reciting scripture they know they have officially moved into a conversation that does not suit them.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah,||
ESPN should not be getting into that arena. Making no "right" or "wrong" judgments about his words, but that is just outside of their jurisdiction.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||OK,||
I see what you're saying. He acted practically and with utility and that is widely recognized, but the act of killing a King to whom you swore an allegance is in and of itself a dishonorable and inherently "shameful" act regardless of how and why it occurred.
Holy shit that is a complicated show.