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|6 hours 48 min ago||No they don't. Major college||
No they don't. Major college football programs are quickly approaching the 1B dollar mark in net worth. All that value quickly disappears without a coach that gets wins.
|3 days 4 hours ago||Who cares if he doesn't have||
Who cares if he doesn't have mid range game? The way the game is played right now, that's actually a positive. These days in the NBA, you want a 2 guard who can shoot efficiently from three, be quick enough to penetrate and dish out or create contact, and be quick enough to get back on defense(and even this is optional... see: James Harden). If you're a shooting guard and getting a lot of your production from the mid range, you're probably not helping your team win. *cough* Kobe Bryant *cough cough*
|4 days 10 hours ago||http://www.basketball-referen||
How many NBA players did Puerto Rico have when they beat the Olympic team in Athens?
|4 days 10 hours ago||http://www.basketball-referen|
|2 weeks 3 days ago||B1G football ladies and||
B1G football ladies and gentlemen.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||There's absolutely no need to||
There's absolutely no need to throw jabs at OSU or breast cancer awareness campaigns.
|5 weeks 17 hours ago||Sori me no rite gud. I see||
Sori me no rite gud.
I see what you mean. I'm not a native English speaker. That causes some of my sentences to come out weird after getting translated in my mind. :)
|5 weeks 19 hours ago||I'm talking about the people||
I'm talking about the people writing on this thread in general.
People have said things ranging from "death penalty" to "suspended accreditation" and "academic reputation gone." Do you honestly fail to see how statements such as those could be considered hypocritical by an outside observer?
Perhaps there are rocks for jocks classes at Vandy or Northwestern. However, I doubt there's any classes where you can get 4 credit hours for a paper 2 months into a 3 month semester. We have(or had) that at Michigan.
|5 weeks 20 hours ago||I don't think we're ever||
I don't think we're ever going to agree on the subject. My opinion is that saying "God, UNC should get their accreditation pulled for this!" when our own school was doing similar things is a bit... silly. I agree that we should criticize both inward and outward, but from reading these comments, there doesn't seem to be much inward criticism going on.
I think the main issue is that we disagree on how bad Michigan's actions were. I think they're almost as bad as UNC, I get the impression you think they're miles apart. To make the same argument Brian did, we're much closer to UNC than we are to a school like Vandy or Northwestern... if you want to judge it on a spectrum rather than absolutes.
|5 weeks 20 hours ago||http://mgoblog.com/content/da||
That's one post by Brian on the subject.
"Sucking a kid into an independent study with a month to go in the semester and then lobbing four B+ credits at Gabe Watson for writing a single twelve page paper that probably says "FEED ME SO HUNGRY WANT PORK CHOP" on at least six of those pages is something close to academic fraud. The university protests "this isn't Auburn" at one juncture in the article, but on the academic integrity continuum that extends from Vanderbilt on one end to Auburn on the other, that's a lot closer to Auburn.
Michigan is systematically funneling kids at risk of losing their eligibility into independent study courses of questionable content, and will in extreme cases fob some credits at players for four weeks of work in a 15 week semester. The Ann Arbor News establishes that."
I'm sorry, but if us criticizing UNC on this particular topic isn't hypocritical... I really don't know what is.
|5 weeks 20 hours ago||I was going for the||
I was going for the glasshouse metaphor, not the biblical one...
Anyway, I'm not talking about stretchgate...
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2008/03/18/michigan might aid your memory. It sounds awfully similar to what UNC was doing.
|5 weeks 21 hours ago||What about Captain||
What about Captain Front-butt?
|5 weeks 22 hours ago||Yeah... well... that's like||
Yeah... well... that's like being overweight and calling an obese person fat... If we're not squeaky-clean I don't think we should be throwing stones.
|5 weeks 22 hours ago||Any human being of average||
Any human being of average intellectual capacity who was able to get into Michigan through his/her academic achievements who also happened to take a class that Mario Manningham was able to pass could reasonably be expected to get an A on said class with very little effort.
|5 weeks 22 hours ago||I'm not sure I'm ready to get||
I'm not sure I'm ready to get on the high horse for this one.
We had similar claims flinged at us a few years ago. Don't you guys remember the independent studies scandal? I don't know if things have changed since I attended Michigan, but when I did, pretty much everyone knew some programs within LSA were basically a joke... and a lot of athletes seemed to gravitate towards those programs.
|5 weeks 22 hours ago||The casino is often times not||
The casino is often times not looking for even betting, that's actually a myth. They usually set lines very slightly against the favorite because people tend to bet on the favorite even when they're less likely to cover. They'll take an even heavier position on some games depending on how the public is betting.
|5 weeks 23 hours ago||Dabo Swinney I guess... This||
Dabo Swinney I guess...
This thread is depressing.
|5 weeks 23 hours ago||I'd rather get Doroen from NC||
I'd rather get Doroen from NC State... specially if he gets bowl elegible this year... something that took Cutcliffe 5 years at Duke to achieve(granted, Duke was in much worse shape than NC State when Cutcliffe took over).
Cutcliffe already had a second tier job at Ole Miss and failed... I don't think he'll do much better than perpetual 7 and 8 win seasons here.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||You do realize that since||
You do realize that since WW2, we claim 3 football national championships to their 6 right?
|7 weeks 4 days ago||It's Darboh... Where did you||
Where did you go to school? Obviously not Michigan...
|7 weeks 6 days ago||She's hotter than Lennay||
She's hotter than Lennay
|8 weeks 9 hours ago||You're a very clever person.||
You're a very clever person.
|8 weeks 9 hours ago||Have a friend who graduated||
Have a friend who graduated from UNC. Those classes were a guaranteed A for pretty much everyone who took them.
|8 weeks 10 hours ago||I'm of the opinion that if||
I'm of the opinion that if Mario Manningham managed to stay elegible during his years at the university, some rules must have been at the very least bent.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||2011 Fitz was pretty good.||
2011 Fitz was pretty good.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||They know we have a lot of||
They know we have a lot of stupid fans who make bad bets I guess...
Taking the points against Michigan on close games or games where we're highly favored usually pays off, we hardly ever cover those.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Jesus, you love exagerating||
Jesus, you love exagerating for emphasis.
In another thread you said Notre Dame was never as bad as we are right now, and now you say this. JLS only had 1 season above .500 at MSU... Brady Hoke hasn't had a season below .500 here yet. He probably will after this season, but that's just 1, JLS had 3 before getting fired.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||What are you talking about?||
What are you talking about? Notre Dame was this bad under Weis....
|10 weeks 4 days ago||It's shit like this that||
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Yup. Look at the long list of||
Look at the long list of 5 stars Les Miles has busted on.
And I thought our track record with the 5 stars we get was bad....