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|6 hours 26 min ago||I will||
Never understand why people who profess to be michigan fans openly hate the team so much.
|6 hours 30 min ago||Yawn||
Color me skeptical . The dude clearly is fishing for page hits. In the same article he says :
If either one of these gentlemen is hired, the road to a Harbaugh gets much more probable. Both Harbaugh brothers and Miles would take the Michigan job under the stewardship of Bates or Manuel, none of them would come to Michigan under Brandon, so change is imminent.
Both harbaughs and miles!! We don't just get one of them, we get all three! Also in the sme article he says john gruden is looking for homes in Ann Arbor, because he loves bates and Manuel too.
|19 hours 38 min ago||BREAKING NEWS||
This just in: Football coach loses a handful of games over the course of a decade career; fans bitch about it a decade later.
|6 days 16 hours ago||Nuss||
was more speculative based on his prior stops. The ND game wasn't good, but one game does not change an entire career arc. And who has a better offensive track record in the B1G right now? Maybe OSU? Maybe Neb? And if you tell me Jim Bollman at MSU, well, I can point you to some OSU blogs that may disagree...
|6 days 18 hours ago||I agree with this||
I would also say in order to be a succesful CEO type coach you need to surround yourself with good coordinators. Switching Borges (a mixed record at best) with Nuss (up-and-coming young guy whose been sucessful everywhere he's coached) really should right the ship on the one side of the ball in which we weren't "making plays."
And in all honesty, I know Narduzzi is the best coordinator in the B1G, but how many teams have a better pair of coordinators than we do? Mattison and Nuss may be in the top three in the B1G at their respective positions - thats a good foundation to build from, while Brady handles the CEO duties.
|1 week 5 days ago||As Greg Dooley||
From mvictors will say after every loss:
@MVictors: Reminder to WTKA callers, pls rattle off your fandom credentials b4 your rant (e.g., yrs season tix holder, watching team since 19XX, etc.)
So now we know where you, unicycle firefly, fit into the grand scheme of things. Thanks for your opinion and the money you spend on the university will surely make your opinion heard in the athletic department. Also we minions on the mgoblog will be sure to follow your lead.
|1 week 5 days ago||PSU||
should be really feeling the scholarship crunch this year. Their recievers won't be at the same level as NDs.
|1 week 6 days ago||Then freak out at the end of the season?||
Or at least wait until half way through if it becomes apparent that the wheels have fallen off. I just dont understand the notion of getting this stressed this soon over results that are still unknown. Especially, as I mentioned, when we have a perfect indicator from just last year that 2 games does not make a season.
|1 week 6 days ago||we're||
older and have a new offensive coordinator, which was like 95% of the problem last year.
|1 week 6 days ago||last year||
after the Notre Dame game we looked like national championship contenders, DG was on track to be in NYC for the heisman award ceremony, and brian and ace were literally laughing at MSU in the podcast.
with that being said, can we just wait to see what happens until, oh i dont know, more than two games into the season??
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Sparty will beat the shit out of them||
Interesting. They don't play notre dame this year...I know that sparty is a bunch of thugs but I don't think they are going to get in a massive fight with the notre dame team.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Any way tickets||
Will drop below the 365$ there going for now on stub hub?
|11 weeks 17 hours ago||brian||
please dont leave for four years!
i know i am not alone in that i would love to keep up with the USMNT players you've mentioned, especially during some of the bigger tournaments that are on the docket before russia 2018. i've followed a few USMNT blogs but none compare to what you're put out during this world cup run.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||how would you have liked||
to have brought on LD instead of wondo at the end of yesterdays game? someone who had been there before, a finisher, composed, etc. not saying he would have made the difference (i think the injury to altidore hurt more than LD not being on the team) but we really missed his spark.
to brians main point, i am conflicted this morning. very proud of the team and ill continue to support them but i just cant come away thinking - what others have mentioned - that we're getting closer to the end goal. we're a good team - top 10 maybe - but there is a huge gap between elite and good, and we're not quite closing it. but thats a conversation for another day...
|11 weeks 6 days ago||National team soccer||
Similar to college sports in a way--- a player may be im his prime but you may never see him suit up for your team again. Timmy just had his best game in a us jersey, but more likely than not we won't see him don the colors again...(at least certainly not in another World Cup)
|12 weeks 4 days ago||All things considered||
Our corner of the bracket isn't as dominating as it could be. Argentina is the best team (?) and they haven't looked great at all. I would take our theoretical route into the semis over any other team, especially second place teams.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||brad davis||
starting too is even more WTF
|13 weeks 17 hours ago||look||
at that screenschot posted above. there are 6 american defenders level with 3 portugal attackers. and, without rewatching the goal (because i cant bring myself to do that), i think there was only one portugal attacker in the box to our 3 or 4 defenders.
we were not compressed up the field, we had numbers back to defend. your audible oh noes was probably more a result of the time on the clock as opposed to any serious threat. bradley shouldnt have turned it over - he shoulders a % of the blame, sure - but this is a play that could have and shoud have easily been defended.
|13 weeks 17 hours ago||also||
the extra day of rest, not to mention playing in manaus, is going to make ghana much more fresh. that, along with portugals predisposition of being mentally weak, i dont see us getting the result from ghana that we want -- which means we HAVE to at least tie...one of the best teams in the tournament...
i dont think it can be understated what that last goal may have cost us.
|13 weeks 17 hours ago||not the same||
there are literally hundreds of turnovers in soccer. almost all goals in the history of goals are caused because one team turned over the ball somewhere on the pitch. football turnovers are rare - thats why its tracked.
|13 weeks 17 hours ago||thanks||
for your optimistic take on our chances, brian, but i cant but help feeling a bit nervous at the prospect that portugal has all but given up (see their lack of emotion on the tying goal). with portugal having effectively nothing to play for and ghana needing a big win, i can see gahana steamrolling a team that is well-known as being mentally weak.
|13 weeks 1 day ago||This is||
He group stage... There are no ties in the next rounds...
And sure there are ties, but you can't exactly sit here and tell me the regular season for basketball, baseball, or hockey are all that thrilling, regardless of ties.
|13 weeks 1 day ago||Yes||
Isn't this what they called against Brian mcbride back in 2002?
|13 weeks 1 day ago||Also||
Where we really miss LD. No one is talking about brining in brad Davis....
|14 weeks 10 hours ago||Bedoya||
Was great tonight. Loved what I've seen from him this WC cycle.
|14 weeks 10 hours ago||The us||
Is better than what they are showing. And despite everything Ghana has had what 2 real chances? Whether you agree or not US is in defend first, what's killing them is Bradley's poor play tonight.
|14 weeks 11 hours ago||Honest||
Have you watched all the games?
|14 weeks 11 hours ago||first half||
the early goal helped the US play exactly how they want: make ghana put together passes to score, take your chances on the counterattack, and play defense. unfortunately, the US passes were not crisp at all, and you didnt see much counterattack. apart from a couple 1/2 chances from ghana it worked, but the lazy US passes on the counterattack made it seem worse than what it was.
the jozy injury is a huge kick in the nuts. i like aron, but i dont think hes a starting world cup striker.
what do we see in the second half? would love to push the tempo a bit more - im not confident in our defense pitching a shutout - but we need michael bradley to take charge.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||THANK YOU BRIAN||
i wasnt the only one refreshing mgoblog all day yesterday waiting for this write up instead of offseason michigan news, right?
|15 weeks 6 days ago||yes,||
it is. i noticed that during a live viewing. THERE is your Michigan reference, MGOBRONCO.