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|3 days 12 hours ago||How is this so different from||
How is this so different from steeplechase obstacles or hurdles?
|5 days 21 hours ago||now let's get 275 done please||
now let's get 275 done please
|2 weeks 1 day ago||It'd be most helpful to host||
It'd be most helpful to host the games in cities that didn't have to completely upgrade or add new infrastructure. The international competitions that lost a lot of money and left many abandoned buildings were held in cities or countries that simply weren't ready for what a modern major international competition demands. I'm thinking Athens, South Africa, UAE, Brazil (WC), Brazil (Olympics), and so on.
More established cities and countries have had far less problems hosting these events.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||WAR actually does measure||
WAR actually does measure versatility. Your worth increases the more you can play harder to replace positions. Furthermore, Romine is a shortstop. Every shortstop in the league can play every other infield position. I'd be shocked if the vast majority of them can't play CF at Romine's defensive level, which has actually been shitty (UZR -23 runs (-2.3 WAR) per 150 games). It's not some special attribute that only he possesses, we just use him in a different way.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Who is being super critical||
Who is being super critical of Romine? This article is praising him for finally getting his season numbers above the replacement level. It's not impressive.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I hate these kinds of||
I hate these kinds of articles. No, the guy who is worth 0.1 WAR is not an unsung hero. He's just a generic dude on the team. Are we going to talk about the unsung hero Anthony Gose (0.2 WAR) or unsung hero Kyle Ryan (0.3 WAR)?
It's the ZOMG DONG KELLY all over again, and it's pure BS.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||I don't think this is going||
I don't think this is going to be a problem. They're doing a very good job of limiting his innings already.
If it does hit his limit though, you have to shut him down. You have him under team control for the next five years, and should not risk him getting a major injury that ruins his career.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Missed an obvious one: End||
Missed an obvious one:
End the red card plus pk for non intentional last man fouls. The punishment is too severe
|17 weeks 5 days ago||MLS has been a massive boon||
MLS has been a massive boon for the youth development process that Pulisic took part of. The USMNT falling a bit is due to a lot of key players getting older and not good enough to play in high european leagues, not because you suddenly get worse playing in the MLS.
Pulisic also already got 7 appearances under his belt for a champions league squad at 17 years old in one of the best leagues of the world. I don't think you have to worry about him going to MLS anytime soon.
|19 weeks 6 days ago||BME 400 level fluids class||
Was that the BME 400 level fluids class? We'd get these take home exams that required these obscure trig identities to solve these diff eqs. The exam took like 40 hours of work to do and you often ended up with absolutely nothing because you just kept hitting walls. The year after us in 2009 decided to "collaborate", and apparently all got some minor punishments for cheating.
|42 weeks 4 days ago||FYI most drunk driving||
FYI most drunk driving checkpoints catch very few drunk drivers, but do cite a lot of people with minor violations... and those people just happen to more likely to be poor or a minority.
|45 weeks 14 hours ago||TWIS will be great regardless||
TWIS will be great regardless due to this game to a neutral. Either at our expense or their's. This is the way things are and should be.
|45 weeks 2 days ago||I live in New Orleans. Cooter||
I live in New Orleans. Cooter Brown's is not a Michigan bar. It's a general sports bar with really good oysters. It is a good spot to catch the game but you'll have to deal with a bunch of other games on around you. Prytania Bar is the closest thing to a Michigan bar in the city. The alumni group has gone there a few times. I've been there on non-game days, but never for a game. I prefer to watch games huddled by myself in the dark waiting for pain.... might have to revise that policy a bit.
As for sports bars closer to the quarter.... Manning's is pretty good right by Harrah's. That's all I really got for ya, I don't really end up in the quarter watching football. I'm usually near black out drunk watching the absurdity that is bourbon street or hitting up frenchman.
|45 weeks 4 days ago||Can we under-react right now?||
Can we under-react right now? I don't think so.
|45 weeks 6 days 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.
|49 weeks 9 hours ago||Sigh just stop careless||
Sigh just stop careless passes? Man that's absurdly shallow.
|49 weeks 10 hours 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.
|51 weeks 10 hours 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.
|1 year 19 weeks ago||@TheD_Zone Khalid Kareem is||
|1 year 21 weeks ago||hedging man. you can easily||
hedging man. you can easily guarantee a very tidy profit if you can get the liquid capital.
|1 year 24 weeks 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.
|1 year 24 weeks 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.
|1 year 24 weeks ago||fyi univision is carrying the||
fyi univision is carrying the game in english and spanish both online and on tv.
|1 year 32 weeks 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.
|1 year 35 weeks 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
|1 year 37 weeks ago||#thathappened (no it||
(no it didn't)
|1 year 37 weeks 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.
|1 year 37 weeks 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.
|1 year 38 weeks 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.
|1 year 38 weeks 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.