"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
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|5 days 21 hours ago||Interim?||
What sort of orangements have they made for the rest of the season?
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Seconded||
I also don't know why they don't make the headgear mandatory for all youth. Just like adding cages and mouth guards in other sports. Fewer concussions in every sport the better
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Amani Toomer is Real||
I don't care what the historical database says, Amani Toomer did too play WR in the 90s!
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Holding on Goal Line Plays||
I just noticed on the first/last GIF that Maurice Hurst is getting the crap held out of him. Next time I become a football coach, I'm going to mention to refs to make sure and watch for holding on goal line/short yardage plays and see if I can't get myself a nice 10 yard cushion.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||38-13||
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Cheaters!||
I demand to see their Koalafication results!
|17 weeks 2 days ago||I like where your head's at||
This was what I was thinking. I can be on board with just about all of the current models at the Detroit 3, but the old school Comanche was the way to go.
|26 weeks 6 days ago||Club or Varsity?||
I can say that I had no idea that we were talking club and not NCAA. I appreciated the clarification of it being club and was confused at the lack of Ivies in the results box. So, I don't think (as was stated) that ak47 was trying to reduce their accomplishments, merely trying to educate and clarify to us other peons.
|27 weeks 1 day ago||NBA||
Those NBA contracts at the bottom of the list are brutal. Kobe is semi-understandable, but Amar'e and Joe Johnson is absolutely ridculous.
|32 weeks 3 days ago||Salsa||
You may be able to get something semi-similar. At least in Michigan (and I assume nation-wide), Garden Fresh makes the Margaritaville salsas. So, if your local establisment carries Maragaritaville, you might get a pseudo-fix
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Bench Mob?||
|1 year 4 weeks ago||No good way to make it sound crazy, but...||
I've been racking my brain trying to figure out how to make the story sound crazy, but I think it was awesome. Sadly, it doesn't really involve drinking or passing or any other fun circumstance. It also probably can't ever be repeated, so that is cool.
Way back in the day, I was working for the athletic department doing maintenance and custodial stuff at Crisler and the Stadium. I worked my way up the peon rungs and was given a master key (that unlocked everything) to make it easier for me to do my job and to get started in the morning/lock up at night.
Anyway, I arranged for my housemates and I to challenge a group of friends to a basketball game. We went to Crisler at 11:00 one night, shut the curtains to the tunnel/concourse and turned on the lights. We preceded to play first to 100 with breaks at every first to multiple of 25. Couple of hours later, and my squad had lost by two due to a couple of missed layups by yours truly. there is photographic evidence, that I won't share as to not incriminate the others.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||Exactly||
7 months older than your twins and he is going to be a junior.
|1 year 24 weeks ago||Broadcast Rights||
Since the NCAA isn't selling broadcast rights (only access to the building), then I guess they won't mind when my friends and I shoot the game on our phones (multiple angles, replay from about every seat in the house) and put them out there for people to see.
|1 year 37 weeks ago||Hmmm?||
Ziggy Ansah kills people?
I know LaMarr Woodley does, but since he doesn't have a current employer...
|1 year 38 weeks ago||My Username||
My name on this here blog is a nod to my two favorite Michigan basketball players of my "adult" years of watching basketball. "Adult" signifying 15 and older so that I was old enough to actually figure out what was going on.
Jimmy King (#24) - My favorite of the 5 due to his athleticism. Think GRIII.
Maceo Baston - Coincided with my time in Ann Arbor. Had "length" before it was a buzzword. I loved watching him swoop over people for dunks/blocks/boards
|1 year 41 weeks ago||Ugh!||
Stupid Hayley Wickenheiser! Old people shouldn't be allowed in the Olympics.
Come on USA!
|1 year 43 weeks ago||You Are Both Correct||
While I agree that sports are a lot of hard work and to be very good involves extra exertion on the part of the athlete, aren't they correct that the people with "good genes" have a leg up on the rest of the people.
I can practice and practice and become a much better ball-handler and shooter, but I'm not going to get any taller and not quick enough to compete. And, if an athlete ends up at a school with fewer athetes, they can skate by and still be the best. It won't pan out that they make it to the next level or the level after that, but they can definitely use their athletic skills to their advantage without working for a little while.
|1 year 46 weeks ago||I think it is the 2014 meme||
Just look how awesome 2014 is! We are good at basketball! Hooray!
|1 year 46 weeks ago||1995 Purdue||
As a bunch of people above, the 1995 Purdue 5-0, freezling, sleety horrible game. As I recall, it was parent's weekend, so nobody showed up due to the weather. I shouldn't have went, but I had a man crush on Mike Alstott and wanted to see him play. Instead I got to watch the punters, sloppy fields, and my fingers freeze.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Best Players?||
In what world isn't Stauskas the best player on the team? He isn't the best athlete, but he is a better basketball player than GRIII. I'd also give him a nod over McGary, but I am glad for all three of them.
|1 year 50 weeks ago||Flag Football||
I hadn't read any of the information that you linked to, but I was going to mention that flag football would be the way to go. Then you don't need any equipment aside from a ball and some flags. Hooray, everyone can play!
The problem with that is I could see ultimate becoming a better international fit than even 7-on-7 flag football.
|2 years 36 weeks ago||Transcend Sports Fandom?||
I guess you had to be there. Ace, I forgive you and Jack, as you obviously didn't know better and could be excused as Bulls fans. For Gail to don the Bulls jersey is just wrong.
Admittedly, I have a jaded view of the Jordan years, as I was a Pistons fan. Becuase of that, I would never wear a Bulls sweatshirt. This would be like one of us, a couple of years ago, wearing RGIII jerseys to a bowl game. Greatness should not transcend fandom!
I did enjoy the rest of the article, though.
|2 years 49 weeks ago||I wonder...||
Without doing any research, whatsoever, I wonder if the reason the "academic" schools rank highest because they still value the educational value of the non-revenue sports.
As the old saw goes, "You can't compete in the director's cup unless you have a lot of different sports in your athletic department."
|3 years 13 weeks ago||Justification (probably not true, but...)||
I know it is probably not the real reason, but the reason given is a solid one: "The song has come up on the list in recent years because it happens to be played in so many other professional and collegiate venues and has no real origination here at Penn State."
We should follow the same reasoning with Zombie Nation, Seven Nation Army, etc. Don't let friends steal songs from other campuses.
|4 years 25 weeks ago||At Least It Was Fair||
On the plus side, at least they were fair this time. On some of the other 10 best, they made sure to give each school one and only one place (campus traditions, best fans, etc.). It gives them some credibility to give some schools multiple awardees.
As far as Woodley v. Graham goes, I feel that the legend of Woodley has outstripped the reality. Graham was at least as good and did it on a team where he was the only weapon so had to deal with more attention. So, I would keep Graham before Woodley, but would probably put them back to back.
|4 years 29 weeks ago||Wolf?||
My only question, is why the wolf? Is that a google images error by Orson, or is that a Barwis reference?
|4 years 32 weeks ago||Assistants||
That seems like a lot of coaches. Does that include assistants and other support staff? Good data, but if it includes football assistants, it skews more towards men. I am surprised at the gap, nonetheless.
|4 years 35 weeks ago||Old Posts||
Can you look further back than one page of somebody's old posts? When I try and see page 2, bad things happen.
|4 years 36 weeks ago||226||
Go Blue and Go Me!