"What (Michigan coaches) told me is that they're focusing on point guards right now, but if anything opens up, they'll definitely come back on and recruit me as hard as they were," said Towns
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|7 hours 19 min ago||I have never seen any||
I have never seen any evidence to suggest that professors used to do more teaching, and in fact they did less research because they weren't being bullied about their productivity by fucktard Baby Boomer know nothings. Ahem.
|19 hours 40 min ago||impressively ignorant||
Ole Miss discontinued using their Colonel Reb mascot in 2003 and installed a replacement in 2010. I'm sure many people would prefer it if they'd change their name, too, but good luck getting any traction on that in today's Mississippi.
|21 hours 35 min ago||Internal motivation comes eventually||
My parents paid me to get good grades. $35-50 in my college fund for any kind of A on a report card (the amount went up over the years) with a $10 bonus in my pocket for an A+. I brought home 7 A+ grades on each report card for most of high school to get the money.
I can't remember if they kept paying me in college but anyway I have 4 degrees now (3 from Michigan) so I guess it worked. IDK how I would have reacted if something was hard in high school though. I guess I took some math classes at Michigan where I needed help, but they were hard for everybody, so we just worked on the homework in groups. Maybe a study group of friends would help your kid, if you can organize one? Provide snacks and you could probably do it.
|1 day 6 hours ago||lame||
On the one hand, I want to say that whoever's advising him has to be a fucking idiot for him to fight with that injury.
On the other hand, Mayweather was such a pathetic POS over scheduling this fight in the first place that it may have never happened if Pacquiao postponed, and $120m is a lot of cheddar to pass up for any reason.
|1 day 6 hours ago||It's not unbelievable||
It probably got FOIA'd. They're a public institution, so they have to release stuff like this if they get a request.
|1 day 12 hours ago||huh||
Right you are. From http://www.dkbilliards.com/faq/:
I can't believe my dad lied to me about this.
|1 day 17 hours ago||Felt replacement?||
Don't you have to replace the felt when you move a pool table?
|1 day 17 hours ago||You have 6 kids?||
9 more and you will have the right number of kids.
|2 days 7 hours ago||Cast your mind back to||
Cast your mind back to Tiger's divorce, and all will become clear.
|2 days 8 hours ago||I don't think he's talking||
I don't think he's talking about either of them.
|2 days 10 hours ago||"break down"||
What does "break down" mean in this context?
|3 days 6 hours ago||aw leave it up||
Change it back. I just switched mine to a Vinopal thread.
|3 days 6 hours ago||Weird||
They had Rawls listed under the Cowboys on the NFL website. Now he's gone, though not yet showing up as a Seahawk.
|3 days 6 hours ago||Thought it deserved its own post.||
I didn't see a post for them. I didn't check everything this time, though, because I thought it deserved its own post.
|3 days 14 hours ago||FWIW...||
On Thursday, Gardner was listed here:
But he was not listed there yesterday or today, which makes me think the NFL does not expect him to be drafted. (You can still find his player draft profile on nfl.com by Googling him.)
|4 days 5 hours ago||MAX! MAX! MAX!||
I'm on board.
|4 days 18 hours ago||I call them sneakers||
But some people call them tennis shoes, and others call them trainers.
No need to thank me. I'm just glad I could help.
|5 days 12 hours ago||It could just mean that he||
It could just mean that he wasn't cool with playing second banana.
|5 days 14 hours ago||I've posted from about 10||
I've posted from about 10 different countries, most recently China, and I've lived in Amsterdam, Dearborn, A2, and Oberlin, OH over the past several years. I'm in my kitchen in Oberlin right now.
|5 days 19 hours ago||Of course it does||
What's the controversy?
|6 days 14 hours ago||So I live outside of||
So I live outside of Cleveland right now and this made me belly laugh. Ah, I'm so glad I'm not a Browns fan.
|6 days 17 hours ago||lol||
I see Brian has browbeaten you into saying the nice things you sometimes think. (I love that this blog community is cohesive enough that I can actually track the backstories to everything that happens.)
|1 week 1 day ago||Kudos||
That's more teams than I thought you were going to come back with.
I'm not sure the new teams are much more than a coincidence, though. Are those names departures from what teams in the cities were previously called when they'd existed before? Not in the case of New Orleans (Saints, Zephyrs) or Houston (Oilers, Rockets) at least, and I doubt if the others are any different. (Also, Washington DC doesn't count, since it's not in a state.)
Incidentally, didn't the California Angels start changing their name like 20 years ago? I feel like I was a kid.
|1 week 1 day ago||What trend?||
The Nets are unique since NYC has so much more brand value than New Jersey. Are there other recent examples of this "trend"?
|1 week 4 days ago||Are you a never nude?||
How do you shower?
|1 week 4 days ago||Here's a comparison for you||
My current town with a population of 8000 has gotten 2 new restaurants in the last 6 months.
|1 week 4 days ago||What M represents: YMMV.||
Insight into the academic side of the U has actually made me feel more distant from it. When I was going on the job market, I was told I couldn't use Michigan letterhead, because that was only for faculty who had earned the right to use it. The person who told me this was a professor who had been at Michigan for 5 or so years, and to whom the U was first and foremost an employer who was paying him a relatively large amount of money in exchange for teaching 1-2 classes per semester, whereas I was in the midst of my 10th year as a Michigan student of one form or another.
|1 week 4 days ago||i might be like that lady||
So I don't get called a fake fan, some credentials up front: my parents went to and met at Michigan; I went to at least one football game every year from at least the time I was 6 until now with the exception of 3 years (1997 [FUCK], 2008, 2009) when I was out of the country; I've had season tickets for Michigan football on my own or through my parents since at least 2002; I had season tickets to Michigan hockey for 2 years during undergrad; my family has had basketball season tickets for the past few years; I have 3 Michigan degrees; my first son, who is now 2, was born at the U hospital and has attended 4 or 5 football and basketball games already (it would be more but we don't live in A2 anymore); and there is an athletic scholarship with my parents' names on it.
I am not currently convinced that Michigan Athletics will regain what made it special in the past. DB did an incredible amount of damage, and it's unclear whether Hackett will reverse all of it. I think the treatment of RR and Bacon, for example, was unbecoming of a great institution. (Bacon's forthcoming book will be super interesting with respect to what DB did to the AD.)
Time will tell, though.
|1 week 6 days ago||I started tracking this recently||
I started paying attention to how often I get something free or for less than I should be charged after I read something that suggested it wasn't happening just because of my obviously winning personality. It happens roughly once a week, and at random places from people I basically don't know. Usually nothing big, but often I'll spend 4 or 5 hours drinking coffee and writing at a diner and they'll just wave me away when I approach the counter to pay. I never know any of the people in advance, although I am a regular at some of these places, and there is the occasional waiter who will come over to my table and shake my hand and ask what's up.
|2 weeks 5 hours ago||I'm not a giant fan of people||
I'm not a giant fan of people who need to feel super tough. I've got that early fatherhood estrogen thing going on though, so yeah, candy ass probably.