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|3 days 5 hours ago||Uh...||
"Personally," says one Cowboy, "I thought Kevin Smith was a better player." Whereas the other primary cornerbacks -- Smith, Larry Brown and Clayton Holmes -- embraced contact, Sanders was a feather duster. When he tackled, it was with the gusto of a 90-year-old woman.
"One time a running back ran a sweep toward him, and Deion dove half-hearted into the turf," says Case. "We're watching film the next day, razzing him pretty good. As serious as could be, he said, 'I saw that dude coming and I had to make a business decision.'"
|3 days 8 hours ago||Great write up Ace||
And I realized myself that I was always so surprised when a Stauskas 3 wouldn't go it. It was great to me how our go-to first possession of the tourney was almost always a Stauskas 3. It was like when we'd run Mike Hart behind Jake Long - the first punch of a fight with "this is my best bread-and-butter, can you stop it?"
The other team would try to stop it, they'd know that Stauskas was a threat, and he'd calmly hit a 3, turn towards their bench and know that they were in for a long day.
|3 days 9 hours ago||Timing is in question. From the article:||
After the accuser identified Mr. Winston as her assailant, the police did not even attempt to interview him for nearly two weeks and never obtained his DNA.
Mr. Winston has previously acknowledged having sex with his accuser but said it was consensual.
How Long It Took to Gather Key Evidence Investigators showed little interest in finding out what happened. They delayed talking to witnesses, interviewing Mr. Winston and collecting his DNA. 2012 2013 Nine months pass Dec. 7 Accuser tells police: A Florida State University student told police she was raped that morning after drinking at Potbelly’s, a popular local bar. Jan. 10 34 days Identify Mr. Winston: Police failed to identify Mr. Winston, learning his identity only after the accuser recognized him on campus and told police. Jan. 23 47 days Contact Mr. Winston: Tallahassee police investigators waited nearly two weeks before trying to contact Mr. Winston. Feb. 11 66 days Close case: Scott Angulo, the lead investigator, filed his first report, closing the case without interviewing crucial witnesses or getting DNA or phone records from Mr. Winston. Nov. 14 342 days Interview key witness: For the first time, investigators interviewed a football player who witnessed sex between Mr. Winston and the accuser. Obtain DNA sample: Investigators obtained Mr. Winston’s DNA that matches DNA found on the accuser's clothing.
|3 days 10 hours ago||Specifically says they didnt||
The TPD didn't get DNA from Wisnton until way after the earlier proceedings. Of course, the results were a match. So something sexual happened.
|3 days 11 hours ago||Well||
Keep in mind that we have commits who would be "trending blue"
|4 days 5 hours ago||On a percentage basis?||
Let's do some basic math. NBA has 30 teams with 12 roster spots available or 360 players. The NFL is 32 * 53 or 1696 players.
If Nik and GR3 both make NBA rosters next year that'll give Michigan 5-7 active players (Nik, GR3, Burke, Hardaway, Crawford + Manny Harris and Darius Morris)
As of Jan 20, 2014 according to Mgoblue.com there are 30 former wolverines in the NFL.
Michigan players make up 1.67% of the NBA and 1.77% of the NFL. The mgoblue list includes Woodson, Roh, Foote, and other guys who may not be in the NFL much longer. We're only a basketball player or 2 away from there being more NBA Wolverines than NFL by percent.
|4 days 6 hours ago||Awesome||
Congrats to both of them. Two amazing seasons. Here's to many more while repping the maize and blue in the league
|4 days 7 hours ago||I have to ask||
Can you please describe the level at which a 5th grader plays beer pong?
|5 days 8 hours ago||Legit sounding reporter but...||
Is there a good reason as to why this guy would have the scoop? When random writers from areas that aren't associated with people I worry about Voracity.
Would the guy working in Boston know anything about the kid from Indiana who played in Michigan? Does this writer have an in with family/localities? Or is he ESPNing some sources?
(All pretty rhetorical questions. If he does leave, best of luck to GRIII)
EDIT: someone above notes that the guy writes for SLAM, so he may be in the know
|1 week 2 days ago||A rebuttal||
Let's agree that the players are getting "something" currently.
However, the question is "is that enough"? and your answer seems to be "yes". I'd argue that it's not because they bring in so much more money than they "get". Some wrestler just won something and the OSU AD got a bonus. How messed up is that? There is all of this above-ground money that goes everywhere but to the people generating the revenue.
In short - if you didn't want to pay for college, have kids who will get paid to go either athletically or academically.
If you think the kids already make enough then you're fine with the suits who are all making bank?
|1 week 2 days ago||Pretty accurate for me||
As a Chicagoan who lived in AA for 4 years, Rockford, Aurora, and Madison, WI sound about right.
|1 week 2 days ago||Oustanding work||
Particularly loved the "Home Alone" Easter Egg.
|1 week 4 days ago||Well....||
I dunno if Hoke "regards" the fanbase, but it's clear that the "spring game" was actually Practice #15 and not anything for the fans.
Since we've got a pretty young team that's probably for the best, but it's not like Hoke went out of his way to put on a show.
|1 week 4 days ago||I get the reference, but in||
I get the reference, but in Brandon's World I think that "Profit" might be a bit higher on the list
|2 weeks 1 day ago||This would be good, yes?||
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I'm feeling 160-2||
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Happy Birthday to Bo||
And thanks, Bo for sharing your birthday with, among others, Bob Ufer and myself.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Not sure if testing you or being a dick||
But I'm doing one or the other:
I mean, I guess I could be doing both.
/In seriousness, I love that sane opposing fans come here, glad to hear that you enjoy it
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I KNEW IT||
I knew he was THE_KNOWLEDGE
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Fair point||
+1 to you sir. But that's the kind of logical fallicy that will get you in trouble in math classes. I'm not sure how lawyers feel about them (engineer here).
And to most of the people in these discussions so far. There's been a whole lot of civil back-and-forth in both BiSB's thread and this one. Part of why I like this corner of the internet.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||But it's not level today!||
Is this really potentially going to make the recruiting playing field more uneven than it is right now? It's pretty damn uneven now and we still get those upsets. I doubt anyone went to Dayton to play basketball over OSU in the last 4 years and Dayton did just fine. Rules that benefit OSU's scholarship athletes over Daytons wouldn't have changed that.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Building on #2||
That seat at the table doesn't even have to apply locally, it can apply to the NCAA as a whole. I don't know that they want to negotiate "X salary from Northwestern, while they only get Y salary at Illinois", but how about having some players represent player interest at meetings where the NCAA decides that cream cheese = not ok. Or that coaches can chat with recruits over facebook but not text. Players should have a voice there.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||How about this explanation?||
Tuition costs the university approximately $0 for student athletes. That psych 101 class is going to meet with 24 students or 27 students either way. Those costs are sunk. Those 3 athletes going to that class are costing the university about nothing.
So if tuition goes up, that's not a "raise" in the dollars sense.
The other way to think about it is that college sports has a salary cap. That cap is tuition, room, board and stipend. It has been that forever. If a job was a $50,000 salary, healthcare and a company car but that was that forever, I don't think we'd admonish that person for asking for a raise.
Seriously, the goal here is players asking for a voice when it comes to their "work" environment. Can everyone disagreeing with that say they've never asked for a raise, dropped a suggestion to a boss, or anything along those lines?
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Well fisked.||
Andy Staples has a great take on SI today too: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/college-football/news/20140327/ncaa-athletes-union-ruling-northwestern/index.html
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Grantland had a good write up as well||
|3 weeks 2 days ago||GIF||
The hanging playcard and headset get me every time...
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Really?||
Because NU pulls in millions of dollars in football. There's not much that can get a University President running around on grass in his shirtsleeves to give people trinkets that they paid $50,000 donations for.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||If we're talking on court shaming||
I gotta go with Pip.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||He's got a reason|
|4 weeks 1 day ago||(No subject)|