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|12 min 26 sec ago||That was the rumor. I don't||
That was the rumor. I don't think it's ever been confirmed though.
|46 min 8 sec ago||As, uh, physical as the Bad||
As, uh, physical as the Bad Boys were, I don't remember them doing anything quite like this. Laimbeer and Mahorn were more about doing little stuff all game that the refs couldn't see, until they successfully provoked the guy they were guarding into fighting back and getting a technical.
|53 min 37 sec ago||"Golden State" is really||
"Golden State" is really strange if you think about it. I've always known the Warriors by that name, but I can't imagine how weird it must have gone down at first.
|54 min 56 sec ago||I'm amazed they had the audio||
I'm amazed they had the audio of the Padres' conversation at the mound. I didn't think they did that kind of thing back then.
|59 min 58 sec ago||It only applied to the league||
It only applied to the league office, not the franchises themselves.
|3 hours 8 min ago||I don't follow boxing, but||
I don't follow boxing, but here's my 2 cents.
$100 isn't cheap, but assuming that it does not actually bust your budget, I'd go ahead and buy it, or at least find someplace to see it. It sounds like you have a strong desire to see the bout. It's a one-time expense. Are you going to be happier saving the $100 than you would be from getting to see the fight?
|3 hours 20 min ago||80% is a very conservative||
80% is a very conservative estimate - I'd say at least 95% are from outside the city proper. The "Hockeytown" nickname really applies to the suburbs.
|3 hours 23 min ago||The flipside: a lot of people||
The flipside: a lot of people in the Detroit area would consider it a slap in the face to have their franchises rechristened as "Michigan" teams. It would be seen as de-emphasizing their connection with the city.
|23 hours 44 min ago||I like Max, but comparing a||
I like Max, but comparing a 6'6" guy who averaged 5 a game in college with a 6'11" player who had a long NBA career (including multiple All-Star appearances) might be just a tad of a stretch.
|1 day 33 min ago||Good cause, but I'm fine if||
Good cause, but I'm fine if he chooses to welsh out of the tattoo part - or stick to a rub-on variety.
|3 days 23 hours ago||Well, we have this:||
Well, we have this:
|3 days 23 hours ago||It was cool for the first||
It was cool for the first time but should be retired now.
|4 days 3 min ago||I like that Rivals now tells||
I like that Rivals now tells us the specific assistant coach doing the recruiting. Completely superfluous information.
On second thought, now that we now that Tony Alford and Andre Powell are recruiting the kid, now it's all crystal clear where he's going to school.
|4 days 5 min ago||I hope Rhino is in our||
I hope Rhino is in our playbook. I love when he actually mimes the horn.
|4 days 18 min ago||The joke||
Look at the first five letters of "Coachella."
|4 days 21 min ago||There is some redundant||
There is some redundant capitalization, but I don't see an actual grammar mistake in that paragraph.
|4 days 28 min ago||This is all so amazing. For||
This is all so amazing. For all these years it's like we've been fighting with one hand tied behind our back. Now it's untied. We're throwing our institutional muscle all over the place. This is fun.
|4 days 52 min ago||Actually, the thought of that||
Actually, the thought of that guy furiously typing out email after email, all of which will just be sent to the spam folder, is pretty funny.
|4 days 22 hours ago||That doesn't really matter,||
That doesn't really matter, though, since that game will be played before the school year starts.
|4 days 22 hours ago||My friend prefers the noon||
My friend prefers the noon games. He has to get up early, but all his driving is contained within Saturday. He can get home when it's still Saturday evening. For the 3:30 ones he can sleep in some but ends up getting home well after midnight. The night games mean basically using up his whole weekend (plus spending a bunch extra for a hotel), since he's driving in on Saturday and driving back on Sunday.
|4 days 23 hours ago||No, they're scheduled well in||
No, they're scheduled well in advance so that fans can make the necessary travel/hotel arrangements.
|4 days 23 hours ago||They are also used for lots||
They are also used for lots of 3:30 games, or even noon games when it's raining.
|4 days 23 hours ago||From your username, I'm||
From your username, I'm guessing you don't go to many home games?
When we have a night game, being at the game itself is fun but everything surrounding the game is a pain in the ass, especially the late-night drive back home. It's not something I'd want to do regularly, and my drive isn't all that far. I have a friend who comes in from Chicago and the night games are brutal on him. He's basically forced to get a hotel, and then he uses up a big chunk of Sunday driving back. He can put up with it if it's a rare occurrence but says he'll give up his tickets if we start playing them on a regular basis, and I can't blame him.
|4 days 23 hours ago||OK, I thought you were saying||
OK, I thought you were saying that but was curious. I do think it's a little disingenous for a graduate of Flint/Dearborn to simply tell people that they went to "U-M" because are going to associate that with Ann Arbor. But, no one should feel any shame about where they went to school. Only around a quarter of the adult population has a bachelor's degree, so going that far in your studies is already a solid accomplishment.
|4 days 23 hours ago||This is becoming the MGoBlog||
This is becoming the MGoBlog version of Godwin's Law. As a thread regarding athletic department decisions grows longer, the likelihood that someone will be accused of being "Dave Brandon" approaches 1.
Anyway, Brandon probably would have made the BYU game "Under the Lights IV: Holiday Bowl Rematch."
|5 days 22 min ago||Good||
Save them for even-numbered years, when neither of the conference rivals are on the home slate.
|5 days 24 min ago||He's not talking about||
He's not talking about cachet.
He's saying that Michigan doesn't have many caches outside of the Midwest, because we hide our stuff in our own region.
|5 days 39 min ago||I've occasionally gotten the||
Out of curiosity, what do you tell people when they ask where you went to school?
|5 days 41 min ago||I agree that intelligence is||
I agree that intelligence is a sensitive matter, but I'm not sure why "better student" is. They are two entirely different (though often correlated) concepts.
By definition, the best students get the best grades. They may or may not be the most intelligent, but they performed better in the classroom. If I had a B average in high school and another kid had an A average, he/she was a better student than me. I may be equally or even more intelligent, but I didn't do my job as a student as well.
On the average, Michigan admits better high school students than U-M-Flint and U-M Dearborn do. That's a straightforward observation.
|5 days 3 hours ago||because one can join it||
I guess this depends on your definition of "many".
In 2013, admitted freshmen at U-M had an ACT score range (25th to 75th percentile) of 28-32. At U-M Dearborn, the ACT range was from 21-26. At U-M Flint,. the range was 18-24.