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|4 hours 49 min ago||Gm2 vs Caps||
I almost forgot that classic. Thank you Esa Tikkanen.
|9 hours 55 min ago||Maybe they should build an on-campus arena||
I'm not sure if there's any space left in Georgetown, but those kids have the worst commute to a game I've ever seen. For a 7PM tip, they have to navigate through DC rush hour traffic which is awful. Even if they want to take the train, there's no station within walking distance. I would guess the visiting fans have a better gameday commute.
|10 hours 50 sec ago||Unless game is at 8AM, snow will be gone||
It will be in the 50s all day Friday until that possible two inches hit. It's supposed to be sunny and in the 40s on Saturday, so combine the sun with the warmer ground and the snow is gone by mid-morning. If you're driving in early Saturday morning, that may be a bit trickier.
|10 hours 11 min ago||That's a DC area problem||
So many transplants in the area and they don't give up their lifelong allegiances. Before Ovechkin, Caps tickets were cheap. Philly fans would own that place. Red Wing fans would take over large sections of the arena. Same for Knick fans when they played the Wizards.
Maryland can pack the Verizon Center in basketball, but they have a larger student/alumni population.
|20 hours 28 min ago||If you take away ND||
I believe we're the most despised college fan base out there. I lived in DC for 10+ years and everybody seemed to have an opinion on us and why we suck. Down south was the same thing. We have tons of alumni out there (I think PSU is the only school with more living alumni) so we have pretty good exposure. The hate for us is definitely represented well across the country.
|1 day 6 hours ago||College Insider Tournament||
College Insider Tournament
|1 day 11 hours ago||I won a brand new HDTV in 2005...||
...by picking State to go to the final four. I didn't root for them, but for the TV. And I feel no regrets about it. I've made plenty of money betting on our rivals to win or lose just because I knew how favorable or unfavorable their matchups were. I don't see the harm in profitting on the fortune or misfortune of these teams.
|1 day 11 hours ago||If you're a Jets fan||
Or a fan of anyone else in the AFC East, there would be a problem with watching the Pats win. If Brady QB'd in the NFC North outside of Detroit, I would at least be conflicted about his team winning a bunch of SBs.
|2 days 6 hours ago||Michigan was competing with those schools mentioned||
Each team you listed we beat between the late 80s and mid-to-late 90s. I think people got sidetracked with the Ellerbe/Amaker years and assumed that's how it was before the 1989 season. If not for having to vacate wins and those dark Ellerbe/Amaker years, we would still have more wins and a higher winning percentage than Sparty and probably OSU as well. And those schools have played basketball longer than us.
Someone can correct me if I'm wrong, but I think 2001-2010 was the first decade where we didn't play for a national title since the 50s. Not just Final Four, but the championship game. We're not the same name school as UNC or Kentucky, but I also believe we're not that far off from competing for those top-10 players either.
|2 days 6 hours ago||I like the Homecoming idea||
Do it for one day and let the guys go back to whatever number they had before. AC, D. Alexander and Terrell made the #1 jersey special, but they had that number from their freshman year. Woodson made #2 what it is. They were assigned a number and balled out in that number.
#6 for me will always be Tyrone Wheatley. Derrick Green or Ty Isaac should have the opportunity to make their number and the years they played in that number special.
|3 days 2 hours ago||I'd still go with Mrazek in the playoffs||
He hasn't been good on b2b nights so this is status quo for him. Howie has been struggling in all games. One thing I will say (without watching today's game) is that three of NYI's goals came on the PP. That may be a contributing factor.
|5 days 8 hours ago||Maybe they had a kid during the show||
I tuned out when he coached in the NFL. The show got stale real fast for me what that happened. So if they had a child then, I would've completely missed it.
|5 days 8 hours ago||JVD was on TV in the last couple of years||
Maybe he can have a bit of a role that doesn't involve too much moving around. Maybe AD or something.
|5 days 8 hours ago||Nik made it 33-30||
Maybe it took a while for the scorekeeper to find the 3 and the 0. Happens all the time at Fenway and Wrigley.
|6 days 4 hours ago||Throw in your mother's maiden name||
for good measure. Make sure you get what's coming to you.
|6 days 4 hours ago||I'm pretty sure he made his fair share of donations||
He made plenty of contributions off the playing field. If he wants to will his guys a free dinner or nice suit, it was his money and free will.
|6 days 23 hours ago||Thought this was hoops related||
Either that or some Euro hockey player.
|6 days 23 hours ago||What happened to LordGrantham?||
I know they killed his dog on the show. Did he lose it and go off the deep end?
|1 week 6 hours ago||Incessant parade of senior Cs||
Sounds great to me. Just like you can't teach speed, you can't teach size. I know Coach B is great finding steals out there, but they don't always pan out. Think how different things would've been if we didn't sign Trey and only had Carlton Brundidge, who had been committed to us for a much longer period? I like insurance plans for the one and done guys and the under the radar finds.
|1 week 23 hours ago||He was overhyped||
That's not his fault. The coaching staff failed him. I doubt he was ever coached up to a level where he could match the hype. It's unfortunate, but he has an opportunity at the next level so good luck to him.
|1 week 1 day ago||Piping vs. the alternate uni's||
OSU may not have piping on their uni's, but they more than make up for it with their terrible alternate uniforms. Same goes for Oregon. I think Bama has done the best job keeping their uniforms intact of the schools you mentioned.
|1 week 1 day ago||The one in the pic of Desmond was my favorite||
I didn't like the change in 1997 but I stuck with it because of national title and all. I hope the practice jersey is barebones just because it's a practice jersey.
|1 week 1 day ago||If guys wanted their jersey retired||
They had to graduate. That's been the unwritten rule. If Desmond or Charles finished up and got their degree then they would likely get their jersey retired. If Michigan wants to change the rule for those who don't graduate, that's fine. I just don't know if schools with our academic standards have done that. UNC basketball doesn't count for obvious reasons now.
|1 week 1 day ago||Most news is just clickbait||
The days of classic independent journalism is gone now that corporations own these stations. There's a reason why mention of Fox, MSNBC, Huffington Post either gets upvoted or downvoted without much care about the content of the post. They have their agendas.
In the Detroit market, violence and any negative story about a Detroit politician gets the airplay. Until positive news starts selling, it will be more of the same.
|1 week 2 days ago||Our offense was good in 2011 and 2013||
And we still gave up 30 and 31 points those years. And our offense put up enough points to beat OSU every year we played them and we still lost every year except one (and we probably lose that game if OSU completes the bomb near the end of that game).
Our issues on defense were covered up by a conference with poor QB play. Actually poor offensive play overall.
|1 week 5 days ago||JLA was fine for the CCHA semis/finals||
The setup tonight and tomorrow night is the same as the CCHA tournament and there wasn't an issue. I would recommend either:
1. Neutral site location in an arena with max capacity of 10K to avoid embarrasing pics like the OP.
2. Rotate the semis/finals and divide the tickets among the final four teams. Just go back to determining the final four teams a week earlier as opposed to whatever that was they had last night. If the schools can't sell their portion by Wednesday 1PM, open it up to general public.
|1 week 5 days ago||Why are we tap dancing||
on the still warm and smoldering grave of the 49ers 2015 season? I'm somewhat interested in what's happening out there because they are on the Lions schedule next year.
I'm thankful that the ghost of William Clay Ford and Matt Millen took over the bodies of York and Baalke last season. But like a one-night stand, I've gotten what I needed from them and we are parting ways.
|1 week 5 days ago||I learned that watching Kevin Hart on SNL||
I feel so old now.
|2 weeks 5 hours ago||Football is staying put||
Even if the NFL has to supply twenty pound helmets to prevent concussions and grow five foot high fieldturf, they are not giving up that money. Unless a lawsuit bankrupts the NFL, the shield will always be here.
|2 weeks 7 hours ago||Kinda doubt that would be the majority opinion||
They were playing essentially a road game and you go for the win on the road. Plus we were still an undersized team compared to Duke. I would've preferred the kickout for the three. I thought that was what he was going to do. Either way, it was a great game and I enjoyed watching Duke get blasted by Arizona the next weekend.