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|3 days 3 hours ago||It is the best pizza I've had...||
The best dish? Ruffed Grouse grilled to medium rare dressed with sautéed morels and fried sage. Easy to make but getting the ingredients is a little challenging.
|4 days 8 hours ago||that Saban thing is really weird...||
And I'll continue to avoid tweeting recruits and/or taking child hostages. However,Brian, I will take a stab at your optic nerve by noting that Rutgers has, no doubt, exceeded all expectations as any rational presumptions their overall benefit to the conference must have been ridiculously low.
|4 days 12 hours ago||my kid plays youth||
Football and has gotten a ton out of it. There are risks, but in his situation, his team, his league I think the benefitsoutweigh the risks. I can easily imagine a situation where I felt differently ( having seen a couple episodes of Friday night tykes).
|4 days 13 hours ago||this thread has||
Been a bit of a disappointment... lots of made up and hearsay stats and conjecture. This theory of yours though makes a great deal of sense if taken in combination with the head injury issue.
|4 days 13 hours ago||yep...||
Another good one is when people bitch about political correctness (which can get obnoxious) when you get the sense that what they really want is to be able to remark upon a woman's legs at the office.
|1 week 2 days ago||exemplary!!||
Really great work you do Mr. Smith!
|1 week 5 days ago||My thoughts exactly....||
I'm guessing either could win a Giro or Vuelta if the team patterned their season to do so, but I don't think that's what either has in mind.
|1 week 5 days ago||Yeah, that's probably right....||
but the rumor continues that Porte would move so he could lead a team. Clearly Froome is the boss at Sky, but I don't know if he'd agree to move without some assurance he'd get to be leader. Interesting how Sky has morphed from an all around team that chased the green jersey and stage wins to being purely a vehicle to win the overall GC.
|1 week 5 days ago||Just trying to appeal to its||
own (perceived) subscriber base.... Actually I'm thinking most Forbes readers are aspirational and also read the Robb Report and magazines about expensive watches.
|1 week 5 days ago||Forbes is an unbelievably bad magazine....||
Worse (if possible) than USNWR. I read part of one at the dentist's a while back and couldn't believe what is actually considered publishable these days. Malcomb (Harley's, balloons, fabrage eggs, multigendered harem and all) would be ashamed.
|1 week 5 days ago||I hope so....||
But I see a lot of safeties pressed up to cover the run this year.
|1 week 5 days ago||Maybe....||
But that second day in the Pyrenees featured attacks against Froome by Nairo, Contador, and Nibali and Froome didn't seem bothered at all. I would agree that a Porte, Thomas, Van Garderen combo in support of Porte would make a difficult situation for Froome.
|1 week 5 days ago||Sounds like Porte is headed over...||
to lead BMC next year. Don't know how Tejay would feel about this or whether he'd be willing to become a domestique, but that's the rumor.
|1 week 5 days ago||I suspect many riders are...||
Doping a "little bit". With the biological passport their cheating is radically confined compared to what we saw just a few years ago. Regardless of whether or how they dope, someone is gonna be the best. That doesn't mean he's cheating, it means he's the best.
Someone mentioned several days ago that much of the abuse cycling has taken over doping is a direct byproduct of the sport trying to clean itself up. I'm guessing we'd all be pretty dismayed if we knew how many CFB players swim in 'roids the way the old Texas Rangers locker room did.
|1 week 5 days ago||Miggy may or may not be one of the top 10||
players of all time. I think we should hang on to him. JV's contract was a mistake, but there's no trading him now. No one. No one suggested we shouldn't do our best to hang on to JV at the time of his contract. He was the best pitcher in the world and there was no sign he was breaking down.
|1 week 5 days ago||You're right... it was Porte...||
and I didn't watch yesterday's stage and missed the crash. You're right about their toughness though. After Tony Martin's crash he addressed the press before his xrays to discuss his possible continuation of the race and defense of the yellow jersey... All the while he was bleeding from a piece of collarbone poking through his skin.
|1 week 5 days ago||Hope you're right....||
but the race has really lacked its usual drama both stage to stage and as a whole. Froome just looks better than anyone else and Thomas and Porte have been unflappable in protecting him.
I have been impressed by several riders who seemed to be near abandonment and have gutted their way through to fine performances including Barguil, Hanson and Mathews. Valverde has had a great tour both on and off the road.
|1 week 5 days ago||He won the Giro||
6 weeks ago. I'm guessing that effort isn't helping him now. But yeah, your point is valid.
|1 week 5 days ago||You may have hit the trifecta.||
Many of the other vehicles mentioned are bad, but at least they're (were) cheap. You've got bad, but expensive. I might add the Jaguar XJ6 and the 1980 Pontiac Firebird with the automatic transmission and V6 that may have made 140 horsepower. All this and a giant flaming chicken on the hood.
|1 week 5 days ago||My first car was a Plymouth TC3||
Mine was silver. That was a bad car.
|1 week 5 days ago||I didn't know which one the g class was so i googled...||
You are right beyond belief. I've known 2 people who have owned these things and both pushed the outer limits of douchebaggery.
|1 week 5 days ago||Dude?...||
You know how one wrongheaded comment destroys the whole of one's point(s)? A two wheel drive truck is called a work truck. It's built for people who actually need to haul things as part of their jobs/businesses. Since the truck is regularly weighed down with 500-1000 lbs of sod or tools or a diesel transfer tank they really don't need 4wd to gain traction on slippery pavement. They cost 30% less and get 10 or 20% better mileage than their 4wd counterparts and since they are for work the bottom line is important.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I think I||
mentioned the overlap between right way and graduating at the outset. I only used both because they were in the Iowa survey.Other than that I (obvoiusly) agree with everything you say.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Hopefully this ^ will be the dumbest post on the thread....||
I'm pretty sure neither Hackett nor Harbaugh would appreciate the "compliment" of contrasting their methods with Bo's.
We all marveled over how DB trashed 40 years of goodwill in such a short time. That goodwill was built by winning the right way. If that is no longer possible then what's the point? May as well turn to the NFL where the play is better.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||fly fishing...||
Road biking (bike touring with a fly rod in the UP is great). Cooking. And it appears there may be a new lab puppy soon so maybe dog training and a return to duck hunting. When time and money again permit I will return to telemark skiing but sadly I'll never have my 25 year old legs again.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||yep||
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I'm negging you...||
And apparently I tried to do it twice.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I'm negging you...||
for yesterday's snide comment about my Tour de France post
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I usually get up to the UP camping/fishing every year....||
for a week. Most of what we eat is made in camp, but when we go out I typically stick to pasties and smoked chubs and whitefish. I'll have to try the Cozy Inn's burger!
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I spent three unfortunate years of my life living...||
in Monroe, but Larson's burgers are very good...
Some others on my list... Redcoat Tavern, Ray's in Reading, MI, and Sidetrack's in Ypsi that I just tried last week for the first time. Nemo's burgers are outstanding when cooked on the flat top behind the bar. Love their hot mustard. Casey's is the best I've had in A2.
Some formerly on my list... The Charlie Brown from the first and original Diamond Jim Brady's on 7 Mile which no longer exists and Spike's in Grayling which just isn't quite as good as it once was.
Miller's is good but overated. Hunter House is bad and overated, but has excellent hashbrowns.