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|2 weeks 2 days ago||How about that left||
How about that left tackle/Grant Newsome situation?
Imagine Jerry Seinfeld asking this question. What a ridiculous way to ask about Newsome.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Asking a question that starts||
Asking a question that starts with "Am I the only one who" always makes you sound sanctimonious.
On a planet with 7.4 billion people, no, you are not the only one.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Braden weighs 100 pounds more||
Braden weighs 100 pounds more than me and we are the same height. I cannot imagine what he has to eat to maintain that weight. That is absurd.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||One-time hits are not the||
One-time hits are not the concern with linemen. Everyone here knows that. It's the hit on every single snap that they have to sustain that are the reason I brought up weight limits. Getting hit 70-80 times a game by a 320 pound player is absurd.
I don't think it's unreasonable to look for ways to try and reduce the potential for injury. There were 3 300 pounders in the NFL in 1980. There were more than 500 in 2010. There were 12 over 300 pounds on Michigan's spring roster.
Evidence is also showing up that the added weight causes many of these men to die young. I'm not sure why our enjoyment should get in the way of being reasonable in protecting the health of these players. These players can do everything they want to do at 275 pounds that they try to do at 320 pounds.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||I think, in college football||
I think, in college football especially, enforcing a weight limit could help not only with the health issues caused by human beings being 330 pounds, but also with the head issues caused by being hit by a human being weighing 330 pounds.
I haven't thought this out, but placing weight limits on certain positions (OL and DL can't weigh more than 275, TE can't weigh more than 260, etc.) might help reduce the effects, in some way, of helmet on helmet collisions sustained every play by linemen.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||I always love hearing from||
I always love hearing from the Big Bad Booty Daddy. His rundown of Ohio, in Columbus, while wearing a Jake Long jersey on WCW was one for the ages.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||I can't wait to hear Chris||
I can't wait to hear Chris Webber's side of all this when he releases the book he's been writing since the second GWB administration.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||If these lawsuits are||
If these lawsuits are successful in any way, and the attorneys next target high school football (where the concussion protocols, training, and resources are far inferior to college), football associated with high schools (especially public ones) may cease to exist.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||Doesn't Brown live in one of||
Doesn't Brown live in one of the Carolinas? I'm not sure location means much when it comes to "recruiting coverage."
You are being very generous to Brown. His contributions to the genre are worth ignoring, in my opinion.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||Lloyd knew it was coming.||
Lloyd knew it was coming.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||The BC game was in||
The BC game was in Massachusetts. I believe Desmond had 4 TDs that day and Derrick Alexander shredded his knee, clearing the path for Desmond's Heisman.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||The sound quality on FOX||
The sound quality on FOX football broadcasts is terrible. It sounds like they're playing in a tunnel. Hopefully that improves in the future.
|18 weeks 4 days ago||All the more reason to not||
All the more reason to not follow Rivals, Scout and 24/7, and just watch the game on the field. Nothing else matters.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Title IX isn't an issue for||
Title IX isn't an issue for hockey, or it shouldn't be.
It's not hard to add a womens' hockey program if you already have a sheet of ice.
Michigan and Michigan State should look into it some year. It's scandalous their womens' teams aren't D1.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Not sure how FIFA is to blame||
Not sure how FIFA is to blame for this. Advertisements aren't allowed on national team jerseys in official international matches, unless you have evidence to the contrary.
I think it's domestic soccer leagues you're upset at.
|20 weeks 3 days ago||Who is Aubrey Dawlons?||
Who is Aubrey Dawlons?
|20 weeks 4 days ago||Other than Rashan Gary, they||
Other than Rashan Gary, they should all redshirt.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||He's the best Michigan||
He's the best Michigan forward since Glen Rice.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||There's a very, very easy way||
There's a very, very easy way for a school to comply with Title IX if it wants to start a mens' hockey program.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Best of 3's were done by the||
Best of 3's were done by the old WCHA in the first round. Logistically they seemed to survive.
The female WCHA hockey conference still does best of 3's.
It's a great way to do the first round.
I think we all agree the first round of the NCAA should be hosted by the higher seed. Let's start there as a first improvement and figure out the nuts and bolts later.
|22 weeks 5 days ago||We're not exactly breaking||
We're not exactly breaking news here, but nobody in Minnesota cares about Big Ten hockey. There were probably more fans at my daughter's U11 hockey game Sunday morning in Edina than there were at the B1G tourney Friday afternoon.
No Gopher fan is going to pay $100+ to go watch a 6-team tourney, especially when there are no true rivals in the conference (the rivals Gopher fans truly care about are UMD, Mankato and North Dakota), and especially after finishing up a 6-week stretch of youth and high school regional finals and state tournaments.
Three weekends ago, the Grand Rapids and Duluth East boys varsity teams played a regional final in front of 7,000 fans in Duluth. Two weekends ago, 19,000 were at the X to watch the boys' state finals between Eden Prairie and Wayzata.
This tournament isn't comparable to those, and isn't worth the time.
|23 weeks 1 day ago||O/U on about 300 folks in the||
O/U on about 300 folks in the stands yesterday at the XCel Energy Center to see Eaves's last game as Wisconsin. This hockey conference is a joke.
|23 weeks 2 days ago||What's the standard of play||
What's the standard of play in Michigan high school hockey?
I would be very interested to see some sort of Tournament of Champions where the state champs from Wisconsin, Massachusetts, Michigan and Minnesota all get together and play a round-robin tournament.
|24 weeks 2 days ago||FC Barcelona||
|24 weeks 2 days ago||The Nou Camp already exists,||
The Nou Camp already exists, this is a renovation.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||Doug Woog took an insane||
Doug Woog took an insane amount of crap and he played at Minnesota.
The reason Lucia has a lot of heat on him is the fact he hasn't won Minnesota a national title since 2003.
|24 weeks 5 days ago||The bigger problem, embedded||
The bigger problem, embedded in your reply, is that there is no "athletic department" functioning at Minnesota right now. That's a huge problem.
Lucia is the second best hockey coach at Minnesota right now. Maybe Frost should get the mens' job?
|24 weeks 5 days ago||Michigan better hire Pearson||
Michigan better hire Pearson before Minnesota moves on from Lucia, because he'd be at the top of their list as well.
|28 weeks 5 days ago||Doc Emrick, Gary Thorne or||
Doc Emrick, Gary Thorne or Martin Tyler should call every sporting event. If they aren't available, the game should not be broadcast until one of the two is able to watch it remotely and provide play by play.
|28 weeks 5 days ago||Patting Manning.||