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|1 week 3 days ago||My interaction with Buckeye||
My interaction with Buckeye fans actually wasn't too different this week than it was any other week. I mean, my McDonald's combo meal was a little light on fries but that's about it.
|1 week 5 days ago||Jesus farting clambakes.||
Jesus farting clambakes. Before I saw that I figured the ref ranting (mine own included) was 65% salty righteous indignation because we lost and 35% legit gripes - but can you honestly tell me that if the uniforms had been switched there'd have been no flag thrown?
|1 week 6 days ago||Turnovers were undoubtedly||
Turnovers were undoubtedly the larger factor, I don't think anyone here could argue that. Without the turnovers, we win.
That said, yes - refereeing was also a factor as well. With competent and even-handed refereeing we have a much greater chance of winning.
Should you play well enough to overcome bad refereeing? A thousand times, yes - I'll never waver from this. Nor, however, will I waver from my feeling that one-sided refereeing should never be a factor, which it absolutely was yesterday.
|1 week 6 days ago||I know you didn't mean to||
I know you didn't mean to type this four times, but the rant was worth repeating four times, so have four upvotes from me
|1 week 6 days ago||There's a time for humility, sportsmanship and grace.||
This is not that time.
Fuck those low-rent gap-toothed trailer trash sisterfuckers. Fuck 11w. Fuck their Salvation Army rejects of a marching band. Fuck the Pepcat package and its lack of payoff. Fuck the blood money that was paid off to the refs.
I hope Urban and his unpleasant harpy of a wife have really really achy sore knees after their fellatio party they're serving up the refs right now.
|1 week 6 days ago||Officiating alone was not the||
Officiating alone was not the reason why we lost.
Ohio State's play alone was also not the reason why we lost.
|1 week 6 days ago||He's not wrong about the fkn||
He's not wrong about the fkn travesty but unless this gets the refs to actually review their fuckery and ref better down the line, I dunno how this helps us in the future.
|1 week 6 days ago||We made too many mistakes,||
We made too many mistakes, yes. And that, not the refs is more the reason why we lost, but every 50/50 call that could've been made went against us. The Delano Hill pass intereference penalty on OSU's last drive? If you call that, how the FUCK do you not call the zillion other similar grabs that OSU's secondary did?
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Also the only comforting||
Also the only comforting thing about this entire article was the YouTube preview grabs after that follow the "" video
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I was wondering why our QB||
I was wondering why our QB spot wasn't a teal trouble icon until I saw we'd diagrammed Speight. Here's hoping we gave him a collarbone transplate - We should at least be able to tread water if Speight can go.
Because, if anything resembling 1st half O'Korn plays, we gonna die
|2 weeks 5 days ago||This may or may not be a dental health observation, but...||
...I think this week shows the rest of the world just how _orally deficient the Buckeye fanbase is.
|3 weeks 19 hours ago||Literally my only complaint||
Literally my only complaint about the game is the numbers on the uniforms look a wee small.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||I am sincerely grateful to||
I am sincerely grateful to Brady Hoke for recruiting a lot of quality kids who will be successful long after they've left U-M and who I would cheer for even if they were 4-8. And... needless to say, I'm also grateful to Harbaugh for continuing to recruit hi-quality kids who won't be 4-8
One of the great things about this day and age of pervasive media and Twitter is getting to know the members of your favorite team as people - and by and large we've been blessed to have some really likeable guys in the maize and blue over the past several years who I admire as people as well as players. I'd start a list but would rather not throw shade by leaving anyone off what would be a rather long list.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Cool Story Bro disclaimers in effect||
But Brian's anecdote prompted me to relate mine. A Facebook friend who's an MSU grad posted "Glad to see Coach D is all class. Harbaugh and Peppers on the other hand..."
Naturally, two Michigan fans chimed in to point out the absurdity of Mork going for the final 2 pt conversion. FB friend replied that he was talking about Peppers' backflip and Harbaugh freaking out on the sidelines at the end. And that Mork called the 2 pt conversion to give his players an in-game practice rep. Which is of course all very wrong, but whatevs.
He then asked one of the Michigan fans: "Did you even go to Michigan?"
I mean it's clockwork at this point. Serious question - is this a class they teach at MSU, asking Michigan fans if they're actual alumni? And, if so, is the 200-level of this class the one where they teach you to say you got accepted to Michigan but chose MSU?
Being 100% serious here: if you have a degree from a Big Ten university that isn't Rutgers you should never ever apologize for it. Yes, Northwestern is a bit more selective than Nebraska but they're all legit schools and the names on your resume >>> the name on your diploma. Oh hell, there are more than a few depts where you might legitimately be better off at State. And we all know some A+ people who're kicking ass IRL who went to State. The difference between them and the Sparty RCMB brahs (most of whom are probably too dumb to be admitted to MSU) is that while they could very well have went to Michigan as well, they never bring it up as justification for going to MSU because they're secure with who they are.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||The obvious counter-argument||
The obvious counter-argument for that is that opposing coaches don't really have to gameplan for something that has never ever worked this season, but again this coaching staff has forgotten more about football than the rest of us will ever know and has shown it in spades thus far, so I'm just gonna trust them on this and everything else
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Jourdan WITH NO REGARD FOR||
Jourdan WITH NO REGARD FOR HUMAN LIFE
|5 weeks 6 days ago||I was initially upset that we||
I was initially upset that we didn't get the last drive's 3rd down conversion which led to Sparty pass-bombing us for a last minute score (because OF COURSE), but... if that was the price of admission for Jabril returning the 2PT conversion 99 yards as a final 'fuck you state'.... I'd pay that any day of the week and twice on Saturday.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Logged in just to upvote. FYS||
Logged in just to upvote.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||I stand corrected and have||
I stand corrected and have outed myself as someone who didn't major in biology!
|6 weeks 5 days ago||*big shrug* This isn't a||
This isn't a great look, but it's ok to be petulant - people have done far worse. Its not like he was making allegations that we're peeing over every NCAA reg in existence. Maybe he was having a bad day and let anyone who's never said anything worse than this at Trey's age cast the first stone. It's not sunshine and rainbows for the student-athletes - I think in this day and age we all realize that.
Moreover, while I can't speak for Trey's personal experience, keep in mind that these are growing 19-year olds who can probably out-eat ravenous polar bear emerging from hibernation. And I for my part I went to East Quad before Trey (and many of you) were able to walk so I have some memories of less-than-stellar dorm food.
That said - I will go HARD AS FUCK in the paint for dat chicken broccoli bake. That was some premium gourmet shit that was so gloriously much more than the sum of its parts.
|8 weeks 1 hour ago||Can't read the article||
Can't read the article because I've used my 10/10 NYT articles for the month, but it's been interesting to see the conversation about the shifting norms of social physical contact.
I (a guy) generally hug both guy and girl friends as does everyone else I know, but when I went to a wedding of two friends, when they were greeting the guests I kissed the bride on the cheek but not the groom because those were social norms I observed growing up. (The bride being much prettier than the groom didn't hurt)
It occurs to me that it's heteronormative but also within bounds of accepted behavior. It also seems like those bounds have shifted somewhat as we've become more open. Hugging between guys does seem more commonplace as I've gotten older.
You can also see how those norms evolve and shift in other parts of the world. For instance, it's also common to see men in Arab countries holding hands in rural areas - it's not a gay thing but a show of friendship, however, that tends to happen less in urban areas since they are more Westernized and have absorbed Western sensibilities.
Tom Herman kissing his players is a little unusual to me but I would say it's within the realm of not-creepy. One time at a party a slobbering drunk and hetero guy friend was "I WUV YOUU MAN' and smooched me on the cheek which was a little surprising but the intent was nothing but benign so I didn't care.
Generally, though, open-mouthed tongue-kissing from people who aren't your spouse and everything Brian Kelly does should not be tolerated by anyone.
|8 weeks 17 hours ago||"Players-only" meetings are||
"Players-only" meetings are the sports equivalent of "I think we should date other people for awhile" - inevitable harbingers that everything is doomed but no one's acknowledged it yet.
|8 weeks 17 hours ago||That's nice, Herbie, your||
That's nice, Herbie, your record in the booth is about as sterling as your record against us.
|8 weeks 19 hours ago||I remember Kenny Demens being||
I remember Kenny Demens being decent in spite of GERG's coaching and actually quite good once Hoke/Mattison took over. I dunno for sure that he'd be starting but at the very least I think he'd be in the two deep, spelling Gedeon and McCray
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Gotta think that at least 50%||
Gotta think that at least 50% of this is a) Washington being frighteningly good and b) lack of talent, but still... Washington did plenty of executing tonight to make up for the Ducks' lack of execution
|8 weeks 6 days ago||I got bored midway thru the||
I got bored midway thru the second half and wandered off to Google "hardcore BDSM porn" and this game was the first hit I got.
|9 weeks 5 hours ago||OSU you want to beat because||
OSU you want to beat because they're insufferable assholes
MSU you want to beat because they're trashy brahs
PSU you want to beat because they're morally abhorrent
Rutgers you want to beat because a fly buzzing around your head is a slight annoyance.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||I'll freely grant tnat Wood||
I'll freely grant tnat Wood Man kind of sucked, but the leaf shield you got after beating him was surprisingly useful in some situations. Its only crime was not being Metal Man's sawblades.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||This is why I disagree with||
This is why I disagree with the false equivalence between Rutgers and Maryland - sure, most of us didn't really want either one in the B10, but at least Maryland brings something to the party - decent academics, decent non-football athletics and not a fecking disgrace that counted documented assholes like Julie Herrman, Mike Rice and Greg Schiano as employees.
Maryland and Rutgers are both the weird dudes nobody knows whom your douchebag Uncle Jim brought to your house party before taking off. But at least Maryland had the grace to bring its own beer and is attempting to socialize with your guests. Rutgers is that guy who is drunkenly pawing all of your women friends, crashing the beer pong and losing, and there's a pee streak that runs down from his oversized acid-washed jeans and dribbles down to his lime green Crocs.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||It's certainly true that||
It's certainly true that people have seen John O'Korn play before - and one of those people is Jim Harbaugh.