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|5 days 18 hours ago||I can see how this kind of||
I can see how this kind of thing can happen. Jack grew up playing AAA hockey in Michigan. For the most part you have two types of families playing AAA hockey... 1. the very well off, and 2. the upper middle class putting in all of their disposable income (and more). I'm telling you, it's not outlandish to think his parents spent upwards of $50,000 per year on hockey for him when you consider season dues, private lessons, travel, equipment etc... and that is from the age of 9 and on. A lot of these AAA parents are delusional and think they'll see that money come back when the kid gets a college scholarship and NHL contract. The facts are most AAA kids never see either. In the rare instances when that lottery ticket is a winner, the parents have convinced themselves that their kids owe them enormously for the massive time/financial resources they put in over the previous 12+ years. It's a very unfortunate byprouct of youth sports moving from community based model to a private business model.
|6 days 15 hours ago||Checking in from NASA-JSC.||
Checking in from NASA-JSC.
|1 week 15 hours ago||Something to consider: Mel||
Something to consider: Mel signed a 5 year extension (through 2020/21) a couple months ago. May not mean much, but with Red already stating he doesn't plan to coach past the 15/16 season, it could indicate Mel has no intentions of taking the Michigan job.
|1 week 4 days ago||A bruise on the leg is a hell||
A bruise on the leg is a hell of a long way from the heart, you candy ass!
|1 week 4 days ago||Dad still goes every year||
Dad still goes every year despite not bagging a buck since the late 70's. I went with him a few years and found out why... Get up at 4am go sit in the woods waiting until dawn, fall asleep until lunch, have a few beers, fall asleep until dusk. Deer hunting is nothing more than a few days away from the wife and kids for him... Now that i'm also a husband and dad, I understand and approve.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||No doubt some cryptic||
No doubt some cryptic illuminati/beautiful mind level shit. I'm positive if we can decrypt these Rhonda Jones posts, we'll find out who killed JFK.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Interim for now... could it||
Interim for now... could it be a Bill Martin type situation where he gets the permanent gig down the road?
|4 weeks 12 hours ago||According to Brandon, he||
According to Brandon, he rarely gets nasty emails.
|4 weeks 14 hours ago||Hey, it's you!||
Hey, it's you!
|5 weeks 4 days ago||How about Mid-day Madness?||
How about Mid-day Madness? John Beilein goes to bed at 8:30pm every night.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Glad to see they will be||
Glad to see they will be adopting a memorial statement for Professor Kabamba. He was an excellent professor... so much energy and passion for teaching.
|7 weeks 15 hours ago||How does the kickoff boycott||
How does the kickoff boycott relate to any of the things you mentioned? You can boycott the kickoff and still be there the rest of the game to support the players. It will have zero affect on the money generated by ticket sales and concessions.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||It's really quite simple:||
It's really quite simple: before posting think "what would RCMB do?" and then do the opposite.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Again, it's a pattern of||
Again, it's a pattern of issues from this coaching staff... e.g. multiple PR issues, poor clock managment, only 10 guys on the field for a punt, not seeing your QB take a headshot. These aren't simply X's/O's issues, but systematic breakdowns in attention to detail. Details that fall on the head coach as he's not simply a coach, but the CEO of the entire program.
Beyond the breakdown in communication with the neurologist (apparently the only one on the sideline who saw the hit) being too far away from the coaches, why are the trainers not tasked with watching all players on the field? Especially when you have an already innjured QB in there, why is no one watching behind the play? As for Hoke's Monday press conference, how could he go up to that podium so woefully underprepared to answer the questions he's paid to know are coming? Again, this is a massive trainwreck and the Shane Morris incident is one derailed car.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Hypothetically if we are 5-0||
Hypothetically if we are 5-0 does this level of outrage occur? No... because the situation probably never occurs if we are a well run 5-0 program. Most certainly a competent program doesn't bungle the fallout as badly.
The Shane Morris incident/aftermath is simply one symptom of the underlying disease.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Are we sure this is an||
Are we sure this is an interview or could it be a "Bernie's Bloopers" segment starring DB?
|8 weeks 3 days ago||"Again, there was nothing||
"Again, there was nothing clear that he had a concussion."
You've got it completely backwards. When a player takes a direct shot to the chin like Morris did, is slow to get up, can't remain balanced wihtout the help of his linemen, keeps closing his eyes when looking to the coaches for the next play... the responsibility is to prove he isn't concussed, not wait for conclusive signs that he is.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Just to piggyback on this, my||
Just to piggyback on this, my wife is a pediatric ICU nurse at one of the top cancer hospitals. No other way to put it, pediatric cancer is as bad as it gets regardless of the parents finances/insurance. However, it's that much more devastating for those without the means.
Having medical debt through the roof and being unable to take time off to be by your childs side, or to put gas in the tank to get to the hospital and pay parking. That's the reality for many parents of kids with cancer. So I agree with the above poster... make a donation to one of the many cancer support charities or to a cancer treament hospital/center. They are able to do amazing things to help all families going through it.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Why don't you let us know||
Why don't you let us know after the next time he delivers your stuffed crust.
|9 weeks 17 hours ago||same||
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Since when did imaginary||
Since when did imaginary friends require a ticket?
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Not to get political, but||
Not to get political, but it's the "support the troops" mantra. How do you deflect negative attention of awful leadership? Build a strawman whereby you equate critism to being unsupportive of a fragile group.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||I spent the 4th quarter with||
I spent the 4th quarter with combos next door neighbor: gardettos. Strangely, it also made me feel better.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||You know shit's out of||
You know shit's out of control when being infested by bedbugs is your most hygenic trait.
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Absolutely correct, Seth||
Absolutely correct, Seth Jones is another Dallas product. The Dallas youth hockey is even stronger than Phoenix thanks to having a team for longer and winning a Stanley Cup.
For comparisons sake, Houston is a similar climate with even more people than Dallas. They have a longer hockey history thanks to the WHA Aeros and Gordie... Also due to the oil industry, they have a large amount of transplants from Western Canada. What they don't have is an NHL team (or any pro hockey team after the AHL Aeros left before last season.). As a result, their youth hockey numbers are probably one-fifth of the numbers in Dallas.
|19 weeks 13 hours ago||Easy answer...||
National Hockey League. A nearby NHL team is the reason why Phoenix has on of the largest and best youth hockey programs in the southwest... which leads into ASU having a great club hockey program.
Here's a Daily article on Moffatt and the rise of youth hockey in Phoneix thanks to the NHL. http://www.michigandaily.com/sports/moffatt
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Did he spin the cube this||
Did he spin the cube this morning?
|22 weeks 5 days ago||(No subject)|
|22 weeks 6 days ago||Ordered mine yesterday as||
Ordered mine yesterday as soon as I got the email. Didn't have the $'s for the full custom, so went with the 3-letter, 2 number option and nabbed "FAB 05"... I also graduated in '05 so it works two ways.
|23 weeks 18 hours ago||So what does a manager do...||
do they normally let the guy try and pitch through the control issues, or is it concievable to shut him down midseason for a couple of weeks to see if it isn't fatigue related?