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|15 hours 44 min ago||That's not always true.||
That's not always true. Sometimes recruits from warm-weather places are fascinated by the snow. Denard Robinson even tried to bring some home in a ziploc bag. In general it seems like they still really enjoy their visits here even in the dead of winter.
|18 hours 53 min ago||Well yeah. The "Have you or||
Well yeah. The "Have you or have you not ever partied with an athlete?" questions were interesting.
|20 hours 49 min ago||Wasn't the UT/TAMU Twitter||
Wasn't the UT/TAMU Twitter fight mostly about this guy?
|20 hours 57 min ago||Am I the only one that thinks||
It's recruiting. What did you think it was like?
|21 hours 2 min ago||Is the UM girl your daughter||
She's someone's daughter, and may be someone's girlfriend as well.
Can we, at the least, not mock the appearance of our own students? I don't think that's asking much.
|21 hours 7 min ago||So four-letter words are a||
So four-letter words are a breeze, but six-letter words are a bridge too far?
|1 day 15 hours ago||IIRC, Webber was the one who||
Not sure about DCD, but Perry Watson's Detroit Southwestern teams were thought to be pretty shady in this regard. That was where Ed Martin first started laundering his gambling money.
|1 day 15 hours ago||Yeah. Liucci may or may not||
Yeah. Liucci may or may not be a nut in his own right, but Ketchum appears definitively certifiable.
In other news, from the comments below, it appears that A&M fans are as obsessed with the "Wal-Mart" thing as MSU fans are, apparently.
|1 day 18 hours ago||Brian really gives a good||
Brian really gives a good interview.
|1 day 18 hours ago||And the plural of avocado is||
And the plural of avocado is avocados and not avocado's.
|2 days 17 hours ago||How am I dumping cold water?||
How am I dumping cold water? I'm not the one lamenting the Wisconsin or Purdue losses. I'm just noting that we've had our share of good fortune in close games, too (and Purdue wasn't exactly close anyway).
|2 days 18 hours ago||Of course, we could have||
Of course, we could have easily lost to any/all of Illinois, Minnesota, Rutgers and Northwestern, not to mention Syracuse.
|2 days 18 hours ago||The average||
The average season-ticketholder has two seats though, so 50K is probably an accurate guess.
|2 days 18 hours ago||I don't mind more||
I don't mind more wolverine-logo stuff, but I don't want us to ever wear basketball uniforms that say "WOLVERINES" again. I can't explain it, but that just looked really bad.
|2 days 18 hours ago||I actually get the sense that||
I actually get the sense that Fitz, while clearly still secure in his job, is starting to lose divine status over there. Back-to-back losing seasons after they'd gotten into the habit of annual bowl trips has started a bit of grumbling.
|2 days 18 hours ago||Agree||
And to go a step further, the game balls should be provided by the league. The players are professionals - they can deal.
|2 days 18 hours ago||Even before that||
MSU opened that game with a 6-0 lead before Novak drained a three and got fouled, and completed the four-point play, quieting the crowd. He was dialed in from the start.
|3 days 18 hours ago||Hopefully this treatment||
Hopefully this treatment really does work. I'd hate to hear about him 10 years from now with a bunch of ailments.
Speaking of which, Harbaugh's body seems to have held up pretty well despite a similarly long career.
|4 days 14 hours ago||Their cross-town rival, Troy||
Their cross-town rival, Troy High, sends even more here.
|4 days 14 hours ago||Name me one city in the||
|4 days 16 hours ago||Haven't we done them already?||
Haven't we done them already?
|4 days 16 hours ago||Actually, GP North's ACT and||
Actually, GP North's ACT and other test scores have measurably declined over the past decade.
This not to say, of course, that it's impossible to get a quality education there, but the proportion of high-achieving students is lower now than it formerly was.
|4 days 16 hours ago||The aging of the population||
The aging of the population is not really related to the economy. Americans in general - especially those with above-average incomes - simply don't have as many children as they used to. Wealthier school districts across the country are facing the issue of either opening things up to students from poorer areas or facing declining enrollment.
This is an even bigger issue in other wealthy countries. Japan has been closing schools left and right due to its very low birth rate.
|1 week 13 hours ago||The author speaks of Bo||
The author speaks of Bo having a "pro-style tradition" on offense. That was only true for the second half of his tenure. Through the 1970s Bo was an option guy. In 1975, Rick Leach completed 32 passes - for the entire season.
|1 week 13 hours ago||I've always thought this was||
I've always thought this was staged. At the 1:00 mark, the supposedly enraged Everett just stops for a moment, and then throws a very gentle "punch" that clearly doesn't connect.
|1 week 14 hours ago||Coaches' contracts are||
Coaches' contracts are funny. I love how his "base salary" is $500,000 and the other $4.5 million is "additional compensation."
|1 week 14 hours ago||Don't forget when we drafted||
Don't forget when we drafted Freddie Hunter literally out of intramurals and ended up starting him several games the year before the Fab Five arrived.
|1 week 15 hours ago||I would argue that they||
I would argue that they landed that one guy in Rasheed Wallace. His five years in Detroit brought five trips to the conference finals, two to the NBA Finals and one championship. If the Pistons had drafted Carmelo, who was considered the only other option (no one was talking about Wade or Bosh), there is no guarantee that the Rasheed trade would have still happened.
The Darko draft was a missed opportunity for the franchise to prepare for the eventuality when the Ben Wallace/Rip/Chauncey group aged, but I don't know if they could have ever done that much better in the 2004-08 window than they did. There were a lot of title contenders in that timeframe - San Antonio, Indiana (with O'Neal/Artest), Dallas, Miami, Cleveland, and later Boston/L.A. We can't complain too much about winning "only" one title.
|1 week 15 hours ago||But the trade wasn't about||
But the trade wasn't about getting Iverson. He was never going to be in their long-term plans. It was about getting Iverson's expiring contract, which could be used to sign some star players and retool on the fly. The problem was that the $20 million ended up being badly used.
|1 week 15 hours ago||Even without those titles,||
Even without those titles, Hakeem would have been a first-ballot Hall of Famer. Can't really knock Houston for drafting him.