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|17 hours 46 min ago||Silly to get butt hurt||
Well, it would be pretty cool to see him take the ice. His checking would be vicious if he's taken the magic potion.
|1 day 11 hours ago||Anything before noon is too||
Anything before noon is too early. I don't envy the Big Ten schools in the Central time zone that have to put up with 11:00 a.m. local kickoffs. Thank goodness we're in the Eastern time zone.
|1 day 23 hours ago||Yes, I think I am, in fact,||
Yes, I think I am, in fact, presently ready for some football.
|1 day 23 hours ago||There was a reason why they||
There was a reason why they always said "Windsor-Detroit" (in that order) when they announced their location.
|2 days 20 hours ago||I wouldn't go quite that far:||
I wouldn't go quite that far:
But yes, it's pretty cool that it's now game week (!).
|2 days 22 hours ago||Herbstreit's OSU teams||
Herbstreit's OSU teams (1988-92) went 0-4-1 against Michigan. (I miss John Cooper at OSU.)
Corso, as coach of Indiana, went 0-8 against us. That's why he's still bitter about the '79 game; it was his chance to at least get a tie, only for Anthony Carter to steal the show on the final play.
|3 days 11 hours ago||Jeremy Jackson.||
|3 days 22 hours ago||I thought he legitimately had||
I thought he legitimately had interest in ND at one time or another (either before or after Weis, I forget) but things broke down in the early negotations, sort of like with Harbaugh and Michigan in 2010. No?
|3 days 22 hours ago||We may want to hold off for||
We may want to hold off for an official announcement.
|3 days 22 hours ago||Tirico went to Syracuse,||
Tirico went to Syracuse, actually, but seems to have adopted us as his second team.
|3 days 22 hours ago||I don't know. For a long||
I don't know. For a long time the talk was that ND, not OSU, was his dream job. I don't think the lure of OSU was so strong that he was willing to sit out a year to take it.
I do think OSU expected they could get him when they fired Tressel, though.
|3 days 22 hours ago||Herbstreit and Corso are one||
Eh, I just remember that they went a combined 0-12-1 against us.
|3 days 22 hours ago||It's a good thing the NCAA||
It's a good thing the NCAA requires teams to go for 2 in the third overtime. Otherwise, what would the final score of this game have been?
|3 days 22 hours ago||All the wrong moves have led||
And having Jim serve under Brandon probably would have made that NFL itch all the more intense.
|4 days 10 hours ago||Don't forget Jim Mandich.||
Don't forget Jim Mandich.
|4 days 11 hours ago||If true, he's done it the||
If true, he's done it the hard way, beating out a guy with a year and a half of starting experience (albeit at another school). You have to be pretty good to pull that off. Good for him.
|4 days 22 hours ago||I liked the smurf one.||
I liked the smurf one.
|4 days 23 hours ago||I think September is more the||
I think September is more the time to do it. October night weather can be a bit iffy - it was pretty cold at the 2014 PSU game.
|5 days 17 hours ago||The company offering the||
The company offering the Rolls is objectively worse by those measures than the Lexus one. Your family has to fly to visit you if you live there (whereas they can drive if you take the other job). Pay/benefits aren't bad but are nevertheless worse than at the other company. Networking opportunities are more limited - it touts itself as an "up and comer" and has shown some recent growth, but the other is an industry leader. It does, however offer you that sweet ride.
|5 days 18 hours ago||I'm not arguing that they are||
I'm not arguing that they are equivalent brands. Of course a Rolls is more prestigious. But if every company is offering me at least a Lexus-level vehicle, then that's probably not going to be the decisive factor in my decision - especially if the company offering the Rolls has some clear shortcomings.
|5 days 18 hours ago||But everything else isn't||
But everything else isn't equal. The company offering you the Rolls is located out of the way for you/your family, its benefits package is OK but not as good as some others' and its historical track record/reputation doesn't knock your socks off. Does the vehicle still tip the scales?
|5 days 18 hours ago||But if one company offered||
But if one company offered you a job that included a Lexus as your company car, and another offered a Rolls, would that be decisive enough to sway your decision?
|5 days 18 hours ago||Did he actually go for two?||
Did he actually go for two? I thought he just called a pass play that went for a TD.
|5 days 18 hours ago||At some point in the||
At some point in the facilities arm race, the Law of Diminishing Returns has to kick in as far as the effect on recruits goes. Maybe it has already; we hear constantly how awesome Oregon's facilities are, but they're not that great of a recruiting force. Basically every Power 5 program has given its practice facilities a facelift over the past few years. We're at a point now where it's a comparison of a Ferrari vs. a Lexus vs. a Rolls Royce.
|5 days 19 hours ago||OSU is not going to be||
OSU is not going to be involved here. Both U-M and MSU have screwed-up schedules and flipping the game around solves the problem for both, whereas changing the OSU series still leaves MSU with an unbalanced situation.
I don't think MSU wants to forever have terrible home schedules on odd years. This is beneficial to them, too. Giving up a home game one time so that you can offer a decent home slate to your fans every year is a pretty fair deal. If they're really indignant about coming here twice, then fine, play one game at Ford Field.
|5 days 19 hours ago||This "Natty" thing needs to||
This "Natty" thing needs to stop.
|5 days 19 hours ago||He's a broadcaster for the||
He's a broadcaster for the Dodgers, so he's probably in Los Angeles at the moment.
|6 days 16 min ago||It should happen eventually,||
It should happen eventually, because the current arrangement is unsatisfactory to both schools. MSU also has Michigan/OSU on the same rotation - neither visited East Lansing last year, and both do this year.
So both U-M/MSU are in a situation where the desirability of season tickets changes dramatically from even to odd years. For athletic directors counting on stable ticket revenue, that's a concern. There are logistical hurdles to clear with the league's scheduling, but eventually the series will get straightened out.
|6 days 37 min ago||Speaking of that link, I'm||
Speaking of that link, I'm curious as to how/why our students contribute $6.04 per person to support athletics.
|6 days 1 hour ago||Our promotional efforts are||
Our promotional efforts are paying off - from the 8,500 views at the time Brian wrote the article, it's now up to 13,900.