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|1 day 4 hours ago||I'm not a huge sports bettor,||
I'm not a huge sports bettor, but I'm pretty sure being right 53% of the time vs Vegas would be pretty good long term.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Sigh just stop careless||
Sigh just stop careless passes? Man that's absurdly shallow.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||You only get 9.9 scholarships||
You only get 9.9 scholarships per team, there are really stupid substitution rules, and the best players don't play college ball.
College soccer is full of stupid variance. Give Shaka a chance. It sucks what happened to Burns and I owe a ton to him... but we can't just turn back the clock. I doubt he'd want to do anything that hurt the program he built from the ground up.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||'Migraines' that cause you||
'Migraines' that cause you not being able to move frequently end up being seizures... both can be a signal of some sort of head trauma. This is a big deal. Get well soon cardale, you didn't come to school to play hospital.
|26 weeks 2 days ago||@TheD_Zone Khalid Kareem is||
|27 weeks 4 days ago||hedging man. you can easily||
hedging man. you can easily guarantee a very tidy profit if you can get the liquid capital.
|30 weeks 3 days ago||European teams simply have||
European teams simply have full pro youth academies. You can get schooling, but you don't play soccer at a top youth level for any university. There are a lot of leagues/teams out there, but this is in reference to the major ones.
These kids also can get paid and whatnot.
|30 weeks 3 days ago||Sigh I had no idea about how||
Sigh I had no idea about how Burns was let go. I owe that man a lot, and it's tough to see how the program has kind of stumbled. I thought Daley was a great hire at the time, but had no idea how Burns was let go. I also think you guys are overselling how poorly Daley has done.
However, it's important to note how fucking insane mens college soccer is. The fact that you only get 9.9 scholarships per team means parody rules way more than other sports. Very few kids get full scholarships. Add in the absolutely fucking stupid substitution rules and you get a crappy ass product. There's going to be a lot of variance.
College soccer is going to fall into even further irrelevancy if things don't change so that they allow for the pseudo-minor leagues that other sports provide. If the NCAA doesn't make moves to allow for more scholarships and not allow re-entry substitutions that allow for higher quailty soccer, the MLS will further develop their youth academies to the point where college soccer is pointless.
|31 weeks 14 hours ago||fyi univision is carrying the||
fyi univision is carrying the game in english and spanish both online and on tv.
|39 weeks 1 day ago||This is a silly way of||
This is a silly way of looking at things. If two things, when done correctly, both work but one is much easier to do correctly than the other, the easier one is far superior.
|42 weeks 4 hours ago||When the hell does this: "I||
When the hell does this:
"I find the react posted by thosewhostay7 to be pretty credible; people have been questioning whether I still buy it. I'm not saying it's gospel, but it is a data point, one that agrees with other stuff I've heard: Harbaugh is just now seriously considering his future, Michigan wants this done by January 1st, and that even if an NFL team promises him the moon the fact remains that he has an owner who is likely to meddle"
= Vouch for?
come the fuck on
|43 weeks 3 days ago||#thathappened (no it||
(no it didn't)
|43 weeks 4 days ago||This sounds good at the||
This sounds good at the surface, but the problem is that it's very difficult to do one scheme well, and nearly impossible to do two. Furthermore, a proper scheme has contingencies for adjustments and is capable of keeping a defense off balance.
|44 weeks 1 day ago||I call bullshit. Tressel is||
I call bullshit. Tressel is still under show cause. He'd face a 5 game suspension and wouldn't be allowed to play in the post season. Nebraska would face penalties for simply hiring him.
If they do hire them, send all the lulz to Nebraska.
|44 weeks 3 days ago||Thread doesn't say to wish||
Thread doesn't say to wish him the best of luck, it says to say thank you. I'm not saying thank you for the terrible job Hoke did.
|44 weeks 6 days ago||It's not really about how||
It's not really about how long a coach gets, it's that the team is getting better until they reach an acceptable level.
|45 weeks 7 hours ago||Gonna link my own old diary||
Gonna link my own old diary here
Michigan got better every year under richrod.... and was fired. Your laughable excuse of it didn't work at Michigan is just wrong. We didn't work for richrod. The stupid people around the program and in the program actively destroyed him. We are where we are now because of our collective failures, not his.
|45 weeks 13 hours ago||I wonder if watching the Star||
I wonder if watching the Star Wars trailer on repeat will keep the sads away.
|48 weeks 2 days ago||Wow that table is pretty||
Wow that table is pretty insane. I'm sure the schedule dictates they can't actually jump up to second without everyone else tying and Maryland losing, but they will have a fighting chance in the tournament to get a NCAA spot.
Winning this game actually has pretty big implications. The tournament is at local sites this year (a change), so being #1-4 gets you a home game. Semi finals go to the highest seed as well, so every spot counts.
|48 weeks 4 days ago||I have to seriously question||
I have to seriously question any methodology that presents the lions as 39% to get a bye, but like the post regardless.
|49 weeks 1 day ago||Hmmm 2 dollars for a fist||
Hmmm 2 dollars for a fist deposit? Think I'm worth at least a jackson for that service.
|50 weeks 3 days ago||Talent doesn't always win out||
Talent doesn't always win out is a super bad response shows a fundamental lack of understanding how probability works. If 10 teams play games that they're 95% to win, one loses about 40 percent of the time. Upsets happen 'all the time' in college football because of the number of games played far more than anything else.
There may be some sort of magic for getting an upset somewhere, but it sure as shit isn't going to have anything to do with press conference statements.
|1 year 23 weeks ago||Doing well in calc 3 really||
Doing well in calc 3 really hinges on you being able to work in 3D more than anything else. Do that and it's easy. If you can't do that, you're going to have a bad time. IME that's what hung people up in the class.
|1 year 23 weeks ago||Doing this at michigan is||
Doing this at michigan is really really dumb. Do it at a community college and save all the money. No one gives a damn about where you took calc 3 in high school.
|1 year 43 weeks ago||That problem isn't really||
That problem isn't really applicable here. A football game can be played in just about any soccer stadium.
|2 years 6 weeks ago||Tigers pitchers||
Tigers pitchers rankings:
1) Sanchez - Better FIP and xFIP. Would have higher WAR if not for time lost due to injury
2) Scherzer - Pretty damn close to Sanchez, but if you're using wins to measure his season you're doing it wrong. Scherzer is getting a crazy amount of run support, and he's only responsible for a few of those. Would be fine with either of these guys starting game 1.
T3) Verlander/Fister - Unless Verlander has been chillin all year waiting to amp it up in the playoffs, he's obviously a tier below Scherzer and Sanchez, and about even with Fister. Verlander's rate stats (xFIP, FIP, etc) are a bit lower than Fister but Verlander goes deeper into games. Now, maybe the Tigers managment know Verlander has been cruising this year and will amp it up for the playoffs, but he's definitely not a game 1 or 2 starter at this point.
|2 years 47 weeks ago||You know what? I'm not really||
You know what? I'm not really sure. I absolutely hated Ohio state, and we got screwed hard by a bad call in 2007. But the program is so young, and frankly not very good in the beginning, that's its really hard to say.
|2 years 47 weeks ago||This isn't it either, there||
This isn't it either, there are plenty of schools with similar policies. Akron gets a ton of really good players because they get to not only play for a good coach, they get to play for a guy who determines national team appearances.
|2 years 47 weeks ago||Northern Ohio isn't that good||
Northern Ohio isn't that good for soccer actually. Illinois and
The reason Akron is good is that porter is the U-23 men's national team coach. That's a pretty damn good recruiting pitch.
|2 years 47 weeks ago||fuck that's advantage you||
fuck that's advantage you stupid ass ref