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|5 days 1 hour ago||I'm getting ready||
to buy a rowhouse in Baltimore and I can only hope for the same. People have been trying to revive Baltimore for decades. Detroit isn't that bad. Parts of Baltimore would make the Detroit slums look like Disneyland.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||RAV4||
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Not really worried||
Meyer can't get all the Ohio players because he needs faster players to play MeyerBall. There is also no need to worry about Webb going to OSU. How many times have we seen a kid from Cass tech not pan out?
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Average worker||
pay has stagnated (accouting for inflation) while executive pay has increased many times over, so it is more on the top than the bottom. Additionally, the CEO-average worker pay gap is the largest by far in America compared to that of other countries.
It is definitely one of the reasons why I left the private sector.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||I suppose||
companies can pay CEOs whatever they want, but when CEO pay is 400 times that of the average worker (it was 70-100 times in the 1980s) and in some cases is loosely tied to performance you have to ask yourself if this is healthy.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Yes, pay is getting out of line||
What is happening with college is mirroring the business world exactly. Just as CEO pay is out of control, Administrator pay is skyrocketing at an astronomical pace. Proponents say this is happening because there is high competition to attract "top talent".
While I do feel these people should not make this much, the reason for the major increases in tuition are almost entirely due to another issue - availability of student loans. When the government decided to make it possible for anyone to go to college (which I think most people would say is a positive thing) by issuing student loans, colleges have raised tuition because they know people can just take out loans to pay for it....that is the supply and demand taking place that is the root of the issue. If there were limits on student loans or no loans at all tuition would decrease because fewer people would be able to go, which would force colleges to lower tuition to attract students.
All of the money colleges get go to things like higher administrator pay and lavish facilities (e.g., huge student rec centers with rock climbing walls and other fancy stuff) to keep up with other colleges that are doing the same.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Not entirely the fault of Dumars||
It is not his fault that the NBA changed the rules once again after they won the title. Changes like that can affect a team like the Pistons for years because you gather players to suit a certain style of play.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||You obviously||
haven't lived very long.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||This is not sports related||
what don't you understand about this?
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Thanks||
but we can all read the news on Google or Yahoo.
|10 weeks 19 hours ago||He reminds me||
of Rajon Rondo. I think he will do well at the next level.
|10 weeks 23 hours ago||I agree with you||
but at the same time we also failed in the championship game.......AGAIN. this loss brings Michigan to 1-6 in the title game.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||I just took||
my pregame dump
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Love that we are the underdog||
Time to let it all hang out.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Glad to see him racking up award after award||
he totally deserves it.
Obviously it is more hardware for Burke and UM, but one question I have is why are there so many awards for player of the year? it seems like the best player in the country would get most of them on any given year.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||I love Michigan||
fuck the refs and the syracuse hackers
|11 weeks 1 day ago||This is the stupidest board post||
I have seen in a while. He hasn't even graduated yet and you are already talking about his jersey being hung on the rafters. You are getting way ahead of yourself.
How about you pose the question in about 5-10 years, when the discussion would make more sense.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||There is a gif waiting to be made||
There was a Kansas fan behind the bench who had the greatest look of despair after Burke hit that shot. Calling all MGoTechies.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||It's pretty simple||
Here are the black-and-white no fence sitting answers:
Burke: 100% gone - no brainer. He was almost gone last year
Hardaway: 100% gone - played better and more consistent this year
GRIII: 100% stay - not quite NBA ready and there is no pressure for him to leave because it's not like his family is struggling for money or something. He'll go when he is assured a top ten pick.
McGary: 100% stay - he will be around for one probably two years to round his jumper and post moves into NBA form.
Stauskas: 200% stay - I personally don't think he will ever be an NBA player. He'll be here all four years unless he grows 6 inches one summer.
Done. Enough said.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||In addition to the pressure they bring||
VCU does a lot of things that fit right into what we have struggled with - penetration to the hoop and crashing the boards. Take off your Maize and Blue glasses for a minute.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Go ahead and think that||
we haven't played a team like VCU this year. VCU will strip any player not named Burke all day and twice on Sunday if they aren't as sharp as they they've been all year.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||Can't complain||
about this one. The effort and intensity was there, which has me feeling better going into the tournament.
|17 weeks 5 days ago||Yay||
Another holiday to make single people feel bad about themselves.
|17 weeks 6 days ago||Mo Money, Mo Problems||
Let's see.....athlete + model girlfriend + money equals trouble......where have I seen this before??
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Burke didn't have any other choice||
Nobody else on the team was stepping up Saturday, so he had to put the offense on this shoulders and try to make something happen. One thing is for sure, Michigan is going to need at least one more person to step up besides Hardaway and Burke. They also are going to have to get more physical with people to go far in March - untouched drives to the basket do not bode well.
|21 weeks 5 days ago||Well played sir||
|21 weeks 5 days ago||Just being a little facetious||
I really think they will bounce back tonight even though Minnesota is one of the tougher places to play. Should be a good one!
|21 weeks 5 days ago||I can't wait||
for the moment Michigan is down by seven or eight points. FIRE BEILEIN! FIRE BACARDI! YOU SUCK PLAYER X. Commence board meltdown.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||MANBALL||
Hoke gets it. Time to pull in some guys to run behind them.
|22 weeks 2 days ago||Can't believe the||
number of fair weather babies in the other thread. The Big Ten is going to be a gauntlet this year, and as we've seen already any team in the top half of the conference can beat another on any given day. This type of game, win or lose, is good for the team.....and no morale will not be affected by a loss.