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|8 hours 8 min ago||Went to this game today on||
Went to this game today on account of winning free tickets. The crowd wasn't quite as small as in the picture.... but it was almost certainly no more than about 8,000. Definitely more locals with local gear on than actual fans of the game participants. And Rutgers fans probably outnumbered UNC fans 4-to-1. Way I figure it, people in North Carolina don't see Detroit as much of a vacation spot, but it's a great getaway if you're coming from New Jersey.
|3 days 19 hours ago||Your dumb.||
|3 days 19 hours ago||Grievance #1: Replacing||
Grievance #1: Replacing "faze" with "phase." "He's just going through a phase" - correct. "That doesn't phase me" - FUCKING NO. Get it right.
Grievance #2: "That kid's a stud." Fuck no, man. There's no definition of the word "stud" where "stud" means "someone who is good at football. What you're saying is you admire his virility and that he's being brought in for the purpose of breeding. As if the stalking of high school kids wasn't creepy enough.
|4 days 7 hours ago||I mean...not to necessarily||
I mean...not to necessarily take one side or the other in an argument here.... but the mafia, in case you've forgotten, is a violent murder outfit, not a mere "subset of a certain race." And as you have to actually be Italian to join, yeah, there's a little bit of a racist element to it as well. Why is it such a comparison fail - because the Mafia has been romanticized while the KKK has not?
|4 days 7 hours ago||No, but because there's no||
No, but because there's no central organizing authority, it does require a chaotic system to spontaneously arrange itself into order and symmetry.
|4 days 10 hours ago||Landing at City Airport would||
Landing at City Airport would be a bit strange, though, if Harbaugh-related.
|4 days 10 hours ago||I have this totally random||
I have this totally random t-shirt from the movie Signs, which I was folding the other day. And I laughed while doing it because on the back it says....
|4 days 11 hours ago||If the Memphis guy was that||
If the Memphis guy was that #25, he pretty much went charging in there on his own. The announcers were like "somebody better get that Memphis kid out of there, he's all by himself in there" and I thought, that's his own fault.
|4 days 13 hours ago||Good, that was ridiculous and||
Unlikely. Raiola's history is to follow up a douchey act with a defense of "they had it coming and anyway I didn't do anything wrong." The guy is a hotheaded clod and he's always been a hotheaded clod, not to mention a thoroughly ineffective run blocker. The sooner the Lions feel comfortable handing the job over to Travis Swanson, the better.
|6 days 9 hours ago||It is a problem for hockey,||
It is a problem for hockey, in case you haven't noticed a renewed interest in getting fighting out of the game and a focus on blows to the head. Even then, the only people who are reporting brain issues are former enforcers. Most hockey players live to awfully ripe old ages.
As for MMA, it's brand-new, and yes, growing, but I wouldn't say by leaps and bounds; it's still not all that big. And MMA fighters don't alwayswin a match by literally knocking their opponent senseless the way boxers do. Frankly, MMA fighters spend a ton of their time not beating on each other.
|6 days 10 hours ago||Forward down the field!||
Forward down the field!
|6 days 10 hours ago||I was really hoping that kind||
I was really hoping that kind of thing would be left to the Sparties.
|1 week 7 hours ago||He would create informative||
He would create informative thread titles.
|1 week 11 hours ago||I have a brother, and||
I have a brother, and therefore uniquely qualified to talk like an expert on this topic. And the way I'd see it is: sure, I'll take your $8 million a year, which doubles my salary, and then I'll go be successful and ridiculously rich and famous at the job my brother turned down. Enjoy them apples at the Thanksgiving table.
In other words, highly competitive though brothers may be, I don't think that extends to that much pridefulness, I think it just means seeing another chance to beat him.
But then, I don't think we'd throw $8M at John Harbaugh, who hasn't coached in college since 1997. Jim is an attractive candidate in large part because of what he did at Stanford.
|1 week 13 hours ago||Because 32 teams against 128||
Because 32 teams against 128 is a fair comparison?
|1 week 1 day ago||I was surprised as you, and||
I was surprised as you, and then I remembered that this is the same team that gave Jay Cutler 15.5 million, so why shouldn't they also make puzzling backup QB decisions?
|1 week 1 day ago||I laughed because it's true.||
I laughed because it's true. Also, Dan Snyder.
|1 week 2 days ago||The #1 rush defense in the||
The #1 rush defense in the league says go ahead and pound it with Forte.
|1 week 2 days ago||I sort of want him to coach||
I sort of want him to coach the team in spring practice and recruit and stuff. I know it's asking a lot.
|1 week 3 days ago||I feel like Bob Stitt is the||
I feel like Bob Stitt is the Naked Guy Banner of coaching candidates.
|1 week 3 days ago||Are they? I'd be curious to||
Are they? I'd be curious to learn the mechanics of that. I'm sort of a mutt of Western European heritage, mainly Irish and French, some German and Polish, except that the Polish part is also French in a roundabout way. I don't know where any Jewishness would've had a chance to find its way in.
|1 week 3 days ago||I'm not even close to being||
I'm not even close to being Jewish..... but sour cream forever, applesauce never.
|1 week 3 days ago||B is impossible, as a win in||
B is impossible, as a win in Chicago clinches a playoff berth. If any 11-5 team misses the playoffs, Dallas seems the most likely.
|1 week 3 days ago||I mean, after that, there was||
I mean, after that, there was nobody around to tell me to go to bed, so I forgot.
|1 week 4 days ago||Corel WordPerfect.||
|1 week 4 days ago||The playoff machine seems to||
The playoff machine seems to be under the impression that GB owns the tiebreaker even if they were to lose to TB.... but I don't think it's right. The oracle is apparently fallible. Unless I'm missing something.
|1 week 4 days ago||Good thing we're all so good||
Good thing we're all so good at that.
|1 week 5 days ago||Meh. I don't think they||
Meh. I don't think they exist.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||DD did flat out say the||
DD did flat out say the rotation is settled. It looks like they're letting Scherzer walk for sure. Presumably they made the qualifying offer necessary to get the draft pick when he signs elsewhere.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Every time Dombrowski tries||
Every time Dombrowski tries to land relief help it blows up on him. Krol didn't pan out too well and people complained that it wasn't enough for Fister anyway.