that's unfortunate, but at least the interest is there on both sides
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|1 day 1 hour ago||Not sure about being 30||
Not sure about being 30 pounds shy - he looks pretty well-built for a HS junior.
|1 day 1 hour ago||So, bad matchups, bad||
The vast majority of tickets are bought before the season in season-ticket packages, so only the first (bad matchups) was a factor.
I did think it was impressive that we had a huge turnout for PSU, at a time when we were 2-4 and had just gone through the Shane Morris concussion deal. That legitimately looked like a "normal" Michigan football crowd.
|1 day 3 hours ago||To be fair to Britt, the||
Is there anything the worker could have said that would justify her response? On the video she insults the woman's teeth and says "I'm on television and you're in a f***ing trailer."
|1 day 3 hours ago||Simmons was insubordinate but||
Simmons was insubordinate but if anything, the viewers supported him. Rose had to deal with the legal system.
This is different, and worse for ESPN's image. Going after your own audience is about the absolute worst thing you can do as a televsion channel. She comes off as extremely mean-spirited and judgmental towards ordinary people.
|1 day 3 hours ago||Apparently, they suspended||
Apparently, they suspended her for one week. Seems awfully light to me.
|1 day 3 hours ago||The Detroit News has usually||
The Detroit News has usually given us a fair take. I don't read this as a hatchet piece - it's informative.
|1 day 4 hours ago||The lowest number of the||
The lowest number of the season is interesting because it gives us some idea of the number of season-tickets sold. If we subtract a few thousand from it to account for visiting fans buying up their allotment, we can probably determine what the season-ticket base was.
In 2010 it looks like we sold about 95,000 season tickets, which is probably close to the maximum possible (given the allotments for visitors, players' families and so forth) but might be a hair under it.
Last year, yikes. We probably didn't sell more than 80,000 season tickets.
|1 day 4 hours ago||This community has become||
This community has become aggressively self-flagellating. It's becoming tiresome.
It's OK to talk trash about rivals - especially on a forum that is 99% Michigan fans. It's sports. It's not that serious.
|1 day 4 hours ago||Except that "attendance"||
Except that "attendance" nowadays means tickets and press/field passes distributed - not necessarily used.
|2 days 55 min ago||Jordan was only 5'10" at that||
Jordan was only 5'10" at that time. He had a huge growth spurt as an upperclassman that turned him into a bigtime recruit.
|2 days 1 hour ago||It was Ethernet - and it was||
It was Ethernet - and it was glorious. A huge, huge upgrade from the awful dial-up I had at my parents' home.
|2 days 1 hour ago||Yeah, by the Battier years,||
Yeah, by the Battier years, DCD had become more of an established sports school. They weren't like that when Webber first arrived.
|2 days 1 hour ago||He means Tim Hardaway - but||
He means Tim Hardaway - but he went to Carver HS, not King.
|2 days 1 hour ago||Webber was a monster in high||
Webber was a monster in high school, but his teammates were nothing special. Jalen's Detroit Southwestern squad OTOH was a machine.
|2 days 1 hour ago||I'll never forget those ads:||
I'll never forget those ads: "My friends are knocking down my door . . . to get to see my Commodor 64!"
|2 days 1 hour ago||Pine email was weird. The||
Pine email was weird. The "finger" function (where you could find out when a certain person last logged in) was a bit creepy in retrospect.
|2 days 1 hour ago||Ace has grown as a writer.||
Ace has grown as a writer. You can really see it in this latest column.
|2 days 3 hours ago||Why do some people think that||
It's not ridiculous if you have to drive long distances to come to A2 for the games. For a non-marquee opponent, it may not be worth the hassle of either getting a hotel or driving in the middle of the night.
|2 days 3 hours ago||Given those options, I||
Given those options, I wouldn't bother. Save the night games for the even-numbered years, when (for the forseeable future) neither MSU or OSU will visit. For this year we don't need it.
|2 days 3 hours ago||I don't think we can control||
I don't think we can control whether an afternoon game is at noon or 3:30. We can control whether it is an afternoon game or night game, but that's it (as I understand it).
|2 days 18 hours ago||So, I take it you were||
So, I take it you were recently banned and forced to re-register? (I kind of doubt that you just lurked for six years.) Maybe you want to tone down the name-calling.
|2 days 22 hours ago||Mitch McGary?||
|2 days 22 hours ago||That's an apples to apples||
That's an apples to apples comparison, all right.
|3 days 3 hours ago||Actually, some players wore||
Actually, some players wore helmets as early as the 1890s. But yeah, the sudden decrease in on-field deaths had little to do with headgear.
|3 days 3 hours ago||External padding would soften||
External padding would soften the impact of collisions, which should (in theory) reduce the whiplash effect on the brain.
|3 days 21 hours ago||Pre-2011, PSG belonged on the||
Pre-2011, PSG belonged on the "worst" list. Despite being the only club in a gigantic, glamorous city, they were an also-ran for years. The joke was that PSG stood for Pas Sûr de Gagner (not sure to win).
|4 days 1 min ago||I refuse to call that great||
I refuse to call that great sauropod by the undignified name of "apatosaurus".
Brontosaurus now, brontosaurus tomorrow, brontosaurus forever!
|4 days 22 min ago||Back to the original topic, I||
Back to the original topic, I bet Jim will do it.
|4 days 1 hour ago||Yeah - I'm surprised the||
Yeah - I'm surprised the Maple Leafs haven't been mentioned until now. They're the only NHL team in a huge area that lives and dies hockey, with a fanbase that never fails to support them, and they can't win.
|4 days 1 hour ago||Guys like Jabrill are||
Isn't a 5-star recruit, by definition, supposed to a Peppers-level player?