this week in unintentionally grim-sounding recruiting headlines
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|1 day 15 hours ago||Wait,||
so if I literally smash my phone with a hammer, the texts messages sent and received on my phone can never be recovered? I am seriously asking, does that sound right? That data is somewhere, correct?
If this is true somebody get me a hammer, ASAP.
|1 day 15 hours ago||Bad idea,||
Glad they are gone.
|1 day 15 hours ago||WHY||
DON'T WE EVER LAND THE STARZ!?!?!?!
|1 day 15 hours ago||Wait,||
so the appeal to the person who handed down the suspension did not pan out? Weird. Every bit as effective as the ole Motion for Reconsideration.
|1 day 15 hours ago||I think||
it will be our fifth straight national championship and our fifth victory in a row against Army! Or wait, would we be snapping a four game skid against the Black Knights?
|5 days 16 hours ago||I don't||
really think Paterno knew what day of the week it was the last few years he "coached." He was closing in on wondering the streets on his way to the supermarket at 5 AM territory toward the end. It was assisting living time as of about 2008.
|5 days 16 hours ago||So true,||
there are times when a player on the opposing team makes a "catch" and they go to the monitors and I am close to just as annoyed as when they go to the monitor on one of our catches. I find myself just saying "it was a catch, come on, just set the ball down and play." Instant replay in general is being used way too liberally. It was kind of inevitable but I did not see it when the debate was going on. I would actually rather they just scrap it at this point, but that box has been opened and there is no closing it now.
|5 days 16 hours ago||Well||
|5 days 17 hours ago||The catch/||
non-catch situation is one of the worst things that has resulted from instant replay. It is going to get to the point where they review every pass that is caught while a player is falling to the ground. Like, no pass of that nature will be ruled a catch or not until it has been watched in slow motion 10 times. They have overthought it. It is nearly impossible for a player to make a "catch" as defined in such circumstances.
|5 days 17 hours ago||You think||
he killed Caspere and/or shot Velcoro?
|1 week 21 hours ago||"Alright,||
he just convinced me, give me dollar back."
No bet, because from the looks of things I would lose. I will donate the $50.00 to Mott one I find a check that would not bounce, and we can agree that Michigan will be ranked somewhere around 20 pre-season. (But I still think we will be notably better than most expect).
|1 week 1 day ago||I||
guarantee we will not be ranked. On what basis would we be?
|1 week 1 day ago||He||
is an amazing actor and was perfect for a role. But the story of a no-name fresh out of college coach winning the State title is a good story too right? I just don't get why they made certain changes that they did.
|1 week 1 day ago||You||
think that our perspective is the national perspective, or even the regional perspective. It is not. All people who are not Michigan fans remember is "missed the tournament" and "lost to NJIT." Fans of other teams did not note our incremental improvement and really do not remember our injuries. Almost all people still think of Spike as the "white kid from Loiusville game" and believe that he already graduated, they are unaware that he was legitimately one of the best guards in the conference last year or that he is still in college. We will be unranked going into the season and most people will be like "huh?" the first time we beat somebody down.
|1 week 1 day ago||I just||
hate how inaccurate the movie is. Granted, I know that very rarely is a movie based on a "true story" in the way that they want you to believe, but in Hoosiers they just made arbitrary changes that did not need to be made and/or completely changed events to create a story that did not happen. That Milan team was loaded and was a favorite in the State going into the season. And why cast a 50 year old to play the role of a 25 year old coach? And why have them beat South Bend Central in the final when they did not play them that year, and got blown out by them the year before? Why not have them just beat the team they actually beat? It is a good movie as pure fiction but it could have been semi-non-fictional-ish, maybe just a a little bit.
|1 week 1 day ago||We||
are going to surprise a lot of people next year. I was recently talking with a State fan who actually follows college basketball a couple of days ago and told him I was excited to see the M v. MSU games next year. He replied "seriously, who do you guys even have left?" Um, everybody, and the two best players on the team are back from injury. So, yeah, we have a few guys "left."
|1 week 1 day ago||He won't||
bring in that many if the team completely stinks. It is not really like a basketball situation where you can watch one particular player play the entire game even if the team is terrible. He is one guy that people would see at bat 4 times per game. Any individual appeal would be short lived. I say try to move him. The current make-up of this team is foreboding.
|1 week 1 day ago||GOT||
just made some really bad decisions. I thought the majority of the content this season was really good, but there were some MAJOR errors in the direction of the story that really blew up the entire season. I don't know exactly what GRRM has planned for Stannis, but I can tell you without any hesitation that it will not involve burning his daugther alive. There was a lot of great stuff involving Stannis in season 5 but they managed to make it all completely insignificant in about five minutes. I did not get it all.
If you have not done so, watch Rectify. That may actually be the best show on TV right now.
|1 week 1 day ago||You||
are making a mistake by not watching True Detective season 1. You sound like you know your television/movies. TD season 1 is very good. It is a joke that it did not clean up at the Emmys. It was the best thing on TV last year by a wide margin. There are about two episodes that are only rivaled by Baelor(GOT) and Ozymandius(BB) for the best episodes of any show I have every seen. Watch it man. It is worth the 8 hours.
|1 week 1 day ago||The first||
season of True Detective was a revelation. It was so good at times it seemed almost surreal, and had moments that surpassed Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, The Wire...... name the show - episodes 3-6 of True Detective season 1 was better.
That being said, people are being unreasonably hard on season 2. It is a well-acted(almost uniformly which I will get to in a minute), well shot, well directed, and has had some really powerful moments. The writing has been suspect, but not catastrophically bad as some have asserted. It is a good police procedural that has created a tense and compelling world of its own. It is far from great, but people are specifically pissed at it because it is not season 1 and in doing so are completely trashing the show without good cause.
Vaughn was a mistake. That is clear. He has had successul dramatic roles, he was really, really good in Into the Wild. I think that he and they believed he was up to the role but it is not within his range. He has to try to hard to be taken seriously as a gangster that he has completely lost his grip on the other facets the character is supposed to have. Kitch has been solid but was simply an unnecessary character unless there is a drastic turn of events with his character(not out of the question).
Farrel has been close to spectacular and may be nominated for best actor in a drama series next year. The show is not making television history and it is a far cry from season one but it is watchable to the point of being hypnotic at times and has had some really good moments. I think it is a solid B and certainly good enough for it to hang around for another season.
|1 week 2 days ago||Me||
neither. I hate the two tone stuff that just looks like sweat. I think MSU's uniforms are terrible in that regard.
|1 week 2 days ago||For the record,||
I liked the first version of your post better.
|1 week 2 days ago||I really||
don't think much of a Cotton Bowl victory to tell you the truth. Got to give props for the Rose Bowl, but a Cotton Bowl win over Baylor has the same feel as a Sugar Bowl win over Virginia Tech. Really, college football has put itself into the position that 3 bowl games matter. The two playoff games and the Rose Bowl. That is part of the reason I did not support the BCS to begin with and only supported the Playoff after the BCS turned out to be such a mess - there are games that "matter" and the rest that don't. I personally liked when basically all bowl games(about ten of them) were all big games on their own terms but that is a far away land now.
|1 week 2 days ago||I seriously think||
Johnson is trying to "ice" him right here. Johnson does not strike me as above a little bit of gamesmanship.
|1 week 2 days ago||Half||
serious. I was very interested in 3 things to begin the day. Will Spieth keep the grand slam dream alive? Would an amatuer contend? Would Day finally break through? All of those questions have been answered. Of course I am going to keep an eye on it, but I can't say it was the playoff I was hoping for. Hope Louis taps this in, I would have a slight rooting interest to see a back to back at the Old Course.
|1 week 2 days ago||A||
Leishman - Johnson playoff? Well, I guess at least I can get some work done now.
|1 week 2 days ago||Man, that||
was a loose swing from Spieth. I don't know how he makes birdie from there. If he flies it there it rolls 15 feet by. This has been a somewhat surprising turn of events - that rain picked up on his second into 17 and it looks like it rattled him.
|1 week 2 days ago||W||
He is cold blooded.
|1 week 2 days ago||Throw Day||
in there too. That guy has to win a major soon man. He is ALWAYS in contention, at every major.
|1 week 2 days ago||-16||
will get him into a playoff. -17 wins it.
Edit: -16 probably wins it outright unless Louie really gets it going.