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|6 days 1 hour ago||Yes, please do explain for us||
Yes, please do explain for us the significance of 69%.
|1 week 2 days ago||Move Along People...||
...nothing to see here...
|1 week 6 days ago||Nice blitz pickup there!||
Nice blitz pickup there!
|1 week 6 days ago||Not sure that shouldn't have||
Not sure that shouldn't have been a false start...
|1 week 6 days ago||Holy crap, that was a good||
Holy crap, that was a good pass!
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Working||
Me? I'm actually working, for the most part. As long as I can get out of here by 6 or so I should be in front of my TV by kickoff. So I'm checking the blog every now and then, otherwise I'm keeping things going so I can walk out when I really need to.
|7 weeks 12 hours ago||Whatever The Truth Is...||
...you will be pretty safe in assuming that Hoke will come out of this looking better than Brandon did. If nothing else, Hoke did not have the luxury of 17 hours of deliberation. Whatever mistakes Hoke made, they were under the pressures and demands of coaching a football game.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||"Footbaugh"||
I mean, really, why didn't I think of that?
|9 weeks 3 days ago||Yes||
It would be not just hypocritical but cynical for me to watch and enjoy football and deny my sons a chance to play. (Man, what a hit! Sure am glad that will never happen to anyone I REALLY care about!) I'll make them wait until middle school, but if I ever get to the point where I won't let them play the game then I probably shouldn't be watching either.
|16 weeks 6 days ago||I was at that game. During||
I was at that game. During halftime I decided I would consider it less of a football game and more an absurdist comedy. Understood on those terms, it was actually quite entertaining.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||From Michigan Man...||
...to Toys R Us Kid. Seems fitting.
|22 weeks 5 days ago||Cool Idea||
Went 25/25 on the football one. If you don't mind a suggestion, you should let people enter two-letter postal abbreviations for states on the basketball one. Spelling "North Carolina" out ten times is not exactly fun.
That aside -- Cool idea.
|25 weeks 2 days ago||'91 or '92||
We had usenet bulletin boards and email, and Gopher. You could dial-up Westaw for legal research (I was in law school at the time) and...that was about it.
|32 weeks 5 days ago||Sometimes When You're On...||
Sometimes when you're on,
Really f**king on...
|33 weeks 1 day ago||My Understanding At the Time...||
My understanding at the time wasn't so much that Brandon was actively pushing to have the OSU game played in the middle of the season. But, as was so often the case, he was more than ready to make the change if someone had flashed a few dollars, then he backed off when he saw the backlash and simultaneously realized there wasn't any money to be made. That was admittedly conjecture based on his public statements -- there's no smoking gun -- but it's entirely consistent with the man's overall approach to managing the football program.
|34 weeks 8 hours ago||I think the clock should stop||
I think the clock should stop when the ball goes out-of-bounds in soccer. As it is, if the team with the lead has a throw in, they can waste close to a minute deciding who will take the throw-in. That's cheesy.
|34 weeks 8 hours ago||I'll go the complete opposite||
I'll go the complete opposite direction. I thought the Godfather Part III was pretty good. Not as good as the first two, but definitely worth watching.
|34 weeks 1 day ago||I don't know about rejoicing,||
I don't know about rejoicing, more like a sigh of relief, but good news anyway.
|34 weeks 2 days ago||The Tribulations of Bo||
A biography of Bo Schembechler done as tragedy -- the heart troubles, the near misses, screwed-up votes, the blown calls -- the numerous tough breaks that explain why one of the greatest coaches in college football never quite managed to win a national championship.
Through it all, his character would shine through anyway.
|34 weeks 6 days ago||Chorus||
And the outdoor hockey game
Has gotten pretty lame
When the game you cannot play
Is the outdoor hockey game!
|35 weeks 2 days ago||AKA Michigan (NTM)||
AKA Michigan (NTM)
|35 weeks 5 days ago||At Home -- Going with the Pats||
We're having a blizzard here in Chicago (literally -- they announced the blizzard warning an hour ago) so I'll be at home hoping the wind doesn't knock the power or the cable out. Fortunately there's a 7-11 across the street so in a little bit I'll trek over for munchies and bunker down.
Looking forward to a Pats win, say 31-17.
|40 weeks 1 hour ago||I Can Live With It||
I'm not normally a fan of the Thursday nght games, but in this case it means we get to see the beginning of the Harbaugh era a couple days sooner. I can live with it.
|40 weeks 1 hour ago||I Can Live With It...||
I'm not normally a fan of the Thursday night games, but in this case it means we get to see the beginning of the Harbaugh era a couple days sooner. I can live with that.
|40 weeks 2 days ago||NO SPONSOR NAMES||
We don't use sponsor names if we can help it at all. It's "Peach Bowl" please.
|41 weeks 4 days ago||"The Brand"||
|41 weeks 6 days ago||...Unless it doesn't.||
...Unless it doesn't.
|42 weeks 1 day ago||Who the hell is Chat||
Who the hell is Chat Sports?
Do they have any credibility to speak of?
|42 weeks 2 days ago||This...||
...scares me a little.
|42 weeks 5 days ago||Meh.||
I don't know if it makes a huge difference whether Harbaugh is fired by the Niners or not. Lawyers exist to paper over things like this. But Harbaugh being employed does at least add a wrinkle that other NFL teams will have to deal with. I doubt his remaining under contract with San Fran really helps us all that much, but I don't see how it hurts.