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|4 days 13 hours ago||Not really. Say you bet $100||
Not really. Say you bet $100 on each of these teams not to win, given the reverse odds (1/9 for Maryland, 1/10 for Duke, etc.). You'd make about $11 for Maryland losing, $10 for Duke losing, down to $1 for the teams in the Auburn/Cincy/Dayton bunch. But then you'd lose $100 for whichever team did win it all. I didn't do the math but you'd just make a modest profit.
|4 days 13 hours ago||Favored might be overdoing it||
Favored might be overdoing it (Maryland's going to be awfully good) - but we should finish in the top 3-4 in the league.
|4 days 14 hours ago||Nike because U-M's athletic||
Nike because U-M's athletic supplier in 1994, the year before this ad came out.
|4 days 14 hours ago||The transfer fee goes to the||
The transfer fee goes to the club, but the player is almost always handsomely rewarded, too. The list doesn't show it, but there are a large number of soccer stars in the $10M-20M salary range.
|4 days 14 hours ago||Chris Webber should petition||
Chris Webber should petition the NCAA to have his records restored, based on the Cam Newton precedent. In all likelihood, it was Webber's father and other relatives who received the lion's share of the money from Ed Martin.
|4 days 14 hours ago||Rival fanbases used to chant||
Rival fanbases used to chant "J.R. Can't Reid" at him, so I'm guessing he was not the strongest in the classroom.
|4 days 17 hours ago||The most recent data on||
No, we are experiencing natural increase as well. The birth rate, even at its lower rate, is still exceeding the death rate. It's true that in the long run (like 30-40 years from now), the death rate will eventually exceed the birth rate if the fertility rate doesn't increase. But that's not happening at the moment.
|5 days 12 hours ago||If teams "couldn't defend his||
If teams "couldn't defend his deep ball," isn't that another way of saying that he's a good deep passer?
I think he's a much better passer than Miller, though perhaps not Barrett.
|5 days 12 hours ago||Jones isn't that fast. He is||
Jones isn't that fast. He is hard to bring down, though.
|5 days 12 hours ago||Don't know about AC, but||
Don't know about AC, but Webber definitely was paid by Nike for this ad. He went pro in 1993, two years before this ad came out. (Nike also wasn't Michigan's uniform supplier at the time Webber played here.)
|5 days 13 hours ago||I just spent the last 10||
I just spent the last 10 minutes watching and re-watching this. Time well spent.
|5 days 13 hours ago||Henson was a freshman when||
Henson was a freshman when Brady was a junior, so if he redshirted Brady's senior year, he'd have had three years left.
|5 days 14 hours ago||And the ring should be made||
And the ring should be made of bright yellow aluminum siding for a touch of class.
|5 days 14 hours ago||Navarre was actually a||
Navarre was actually a redshirt junior in 2002. But yes, he would have been less experienced, though he did have those four starts in 2000 under his belt.
|6 days 13 hours ago||How could there possibly be||
How could there possibly be 44 coaches whose jobs are more secure than Harbaugh's at the moment? Literally the only way he could get fired in the next couple of years would be for a personal scandal. They should just cut the list off at #50 or so and consider everyone else "safe".
And yeah, Saban at #15 is just a tad ridiculous. He's only won three national titles since 2009.
|6 days 14 hours ago||It's interesting, but seems||
It's interesting, but seems like it would be unfair to the worst teams, who need the most help. The teams that just barely miss the playoffs would get the top pick and the actual worst teams in the league would be frozen out.
|6 days 14 hours ago||Whoa. The thought that the||
Whoa. The thought that the generation I grew up watching is now becoming grandparents - yikes.
|6 days 16 hours ago||Don't insurance policies for||
Don't insurance policies for star athletes exist? I could've sworn there have been some athletes to take advantage of this.
|1 week 13 hours ago||Ellerbe was bad. Amaker was||
Ellerbe was bad. Amaker was average. We improved under his watch, but not enough.
|1 week 14 hours ago||The NCAA sanctiona we got||
The NCAA sanctiona we got weren't that bad. Hiring a really bad coach hurt us a lot more.
|1 week 14 hours ago||And what is a fight song if||
And what is a fight song if not a "pump up song"?
|1 week 1 day ago||What a toss - that almost||
What a toss - that almost went in on its own.
|1 week 1 day ago||Euroleague is just a tad||
Euroleague is just a tad tougher than IM basketball.
|1 week 1 day ago||They can't make up their||
They can't make up their minds about the 5-second closely guarded rule. It's been dropped, reinstated, and now dropped again. I liked the rule myself. It reduced monopolization of the ball by one player.
|1 week 1 day ago||Although I live in Ann Arbor,||
Although I live in Ann Arbor, I'm not sure I can get behind AFCAA. My non-college sports loyalties are with Detroit and with Detroit City FC gaining traction, I don't like to see a potential competitor emerge (it may be in another league, but is still a competitor for local fan interest). I'd like to see all the soccer fans in the region support DCFC.
|1 week 5 days ago||Nothing wrong with cargo or||
Nothing wrong with cargo or plaid shorts. Try again.
|1 week 5 days ago||If this is such a big deal,||
If this is such a big deal, why doesn't the NFL just supply the footballs itself?
|1 week 5 days ago||Sure you were there for the||
Sure you were there for the Manningham game? It was in 2005.
The 2008 game was in State College and we got killed.
|1 week 5 days ago||Ugh, no way.||
Ugh, no way.
|1 week 5 days ago||Good - he got them both done||
Good - he got them both done earlier than it sounded like. Now it seems like he should be in good shape by the start of the season.