further adventures in Jed York being unsuited for his position
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|2 days 18 min ago||I'm not sure what's worse||
The mealy-mouthed OP or the immediate self-upvote.
|2 days 12 hours ago||Sure||
But this time I'm right :-)
|2 days 13 hours ago||That was ridiculous. Aubrey||
That was ridiculous. Aubrey Dawkins blocking a 7-footer's bunny? A loss is a loss but I don't think I could care less about an outcome of a game. Next year's going to be a hell of a lot of fun.
|4 days 21 hours ago||No board day is slow enough for this||
CFL teams are too OT any day.
|4 days 22 hours ago||I'm pretty sure that's completely wrong.||
Fraternities have a lot of official policies that will have been violated here. That'll get the fraternity and its insurance policy out of the game.
|5 days 15 hours ago||It seems extremely||
It seems extremely implausible to me that you are "likely" to have a lower return doing something that beats playing the market over time than you'd have if you tried to play the market yourself. Index funds. Index funds. Index funds.
|1 week 2 hours ago||Wow||
Your dad was mean.
|1 week 2 hours ago||Ok||
Best MGoSponsor post yet.
|1 week 15 hours ago||Fun post||
|1 week 15 hours ago||I'll go [grading in brackets]||
1. What school is officially located in two cities? (That’s an easy one to start with)
Illinois. [Well, which is it, Illinois or Minnesota?]
2. What two schools are located in the same city as each other.
USC and UCLA
3. Only conference where the cities of two schools have the same name (as an example -- Maintown NY and Maintown CA)
[False thing I thought when I mixed up Columbia and Columbus:] Would be the B1G if Missouri had joined us. I'm guessing there's another Columb[ia] out there in the SEC. (SCar?) [I feel like it's impressive I got this right given that I thought Missouri was in a town called Columbus.]
4. Only conference where two schools and their cities each have the same names as each other (as an example -- Smith University in Smith, NY)
I suspect Richmond has this property but they aren't P5. Same story for Toledo (which I'm more confident about). If you counted Berkeley, you'd also count UCLA, but I'm guessing neither count. IDK what conference Boise is in but the "State" bit should break it. Is Boston University P5? I finally just realized that Auburn has this property. And so does Miami. Boom. SEC. [Edit: Errr...ACC. I know things about things, I promise.]
5. What other conference has one school with the same name as its city
I think I've got 4 and 6 figured out as SEC and B1G so that leaves the ACC (AAC? IDK), B12, and PAC 12 (or whatever their number is now). Boston College might be in the ACC, so I'll go with that. [Obviously SEC when you fix 4.]
6. What other conference has one school with the same name as its city, except that the city has the word “City” appended to it (as an example – Smith University and Smith City, NY)
Is Iowa in Iowa City? I think so.
7. What conference has the most number of cities with 2 words in each city name (example of a city name with two words: “Main City”), and how many are there in that conference.
B1G has at least Ann Arbor, Champaign-Urbana, East Lansing, West Lafayette, Happy Valley (I'm not sure that's the actual city name, but for some reason I think the real name has two words, too [hooray it's State College]), Iowa City, and New Brunswick (I think). So I'm going with the B1G with 7. [College Park makes 8.]
8. What city has 3 words in its name
Minneapolis-St. Paul? This makes me worry about my answer to 1, but I think you wouldn't count it as one city. [Salt Lake City it is.]
9. What conference with 3 city names that are traditionally first names of males
I guess you could count Lincoln, but I don't know if we have two more. (There should be a question about president's names with Lincoln and Madison in the B1G...) [I guess I just gave up on this one.]
10. Of all 64 P5 cities, which city's name is first alphabetically: Hint: It's not Ann Arbor.
I have no idea, but I'm getting bored so I will just observe that Anchorage comes before Ann Arbor and give up. [Bzzt.]
11. Of all 64 P5 cities, which city's name is last alphabetically
West Lafayette would be too easy, but again, I'm bored now. [Bzzt.]
|1 week 2 days ago||It's almost like players||
It's almost like players should have some kind of organization that helps them ensure the NCAA can't have or enforce rules like this.
|1 week 2 days ago||uh||
|1 week 2 days ago||Big Sean, you say?||
Nobody around me had any idea who that guy was, but I guess I'm old. I thought he kind of sucked as a basketball announcer, though. He was very one note, drawing out the last syllable every time, not to mention that you'd think he'd be able to memorize 5 names instead of having to read them.
|1 week 2 days ago||Seems less fun than getting||
Seems less fun than getting paid to play basketball.
|1 week 3 days ago||Well, congratulations. It's||
Well, congratulations. It's been years since I felt more of a part of the Michigan family than when I looked down on the court and saw the two of you.
|1 week 3 days ago||on a related note||
When did Ace start watching basketball games from a seat on the floor next to John Bacon? Is that a permanent thing now?
|1 week 4 days ago||Somebody endowed a former HC position?||
I guess it doesn't cost that much money to endow a position that involves somebody who no longer works at the U, but J. Kevin and Nicki Garnett Previous Michigan Men's Basketball Head Coach is a pretty glamorous title for somebody who has to work at Harvard, I guess.
|1 week 4 days ago||Surely you heard me yelling at him during the game||
Max! Max! Max!
|2 weeks 2 hours ago||!!!||
Somebody tell my dad and get me a time machine, stat!
|2 weeks 3 hours ago||I guess you've never looked at the data...||
All this stuff is easy to look up.
|2 weeks 19 hours ago||Sounds like another||
Sounds like another fascinating Bacon book.
|2 weeks 19 hours ago||This is despicable.||
Who wants to talk to the AD and ask them to reach out to the hospital?
|2 weeks 1 day ago||huh||
Since when do we do alumni interviews?
|2 weeks 1 day ago||#FailToUnite||
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Things that will haunt you if you campaign for regent, part 2||
The last three paragraphs are indeed not credibility building. They're about 5 sentences too shrill. But otherwise you've captured the Dave Brandon-era Michigan experience with your usual aplomb. Hope your chest is a couple of elephants lighter this afternoon!
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Spam account|
|2 weeks 2 days ago||At 1.21 PPP, I wouldn't be||
At 1.21 PPP, I wouldn't be complaining about offensive efficiency. This is all about defensive inadequacy.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||wow||
I assume she got you fired for being inappropriate...
|2 weeks 6 days ago||add this to the list of my unpopular sports opinions||
I think it would hardly delay the game at all. (Asking referees on the field to run to a camera, e.g., delays the game. My suggestion is emphatically not that.)
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I think there should be||
I think there should be replays in all sports for essentially every decision, with referees basically just mouthpieces for the people in the box. There is no longer any excuse for getting almost any call wrong.