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|1 day 21 hours ago||Yay grad school alma mater.||
Yay grad school alma mater. But on my rock-solid principle of "who needs the win more" - there's no way in hell it's a good thing if Michigan loses to a Horizon League team.
|2 days 17 hours ago||What if they told us this||
Then by ordinary non-Hoke Michigan standards, I would expect to be 7-3 right now.
|3 days 19 hours ago||I could give it a spin,||
I could give it a spin, although KenPom doesn't do individual D-ratings. I'd have to pull them from something like Basketball Reference. I'm not sure it'd be equally as meaningful as for offense, though. Have to give it a try first and then see where it leads, I guess.
|4 days 3 hours ago||I'll never understand how||
I'll never understand how people willfully choose to live where it's disgustingly hot for eight months out of the year and you spend three months hoping your house doesn't get wiped out, but hey, to each their own.
|4 days 18 hours ago||I'd sort of buy that, but San||
I'd sort of buy that, but San Antonio will be hosting two years after Houston does.
More likely it's just that it's still really hard to sell Detroit to fancy high-rolling people who make these decisions and/or influence the decisions with huge wads of advertising dollars.
|4 days 22 hours ago||Montana used to "fixate" on||
Montana used to "fixate" on Rice, too.
|4 days 22 hours ago||What's wrong with the punt||
What's wrong with the punt return is precisely this: Had Ross not picked up the ball and run with it, Arizona would've been credited with downing it wherever the next guy after Bethel (the guy who "had" it at the 1) picked it up. Alternatively, had Bethel grabbed it and fallen into the end zone, it would've been a touchback. Boger interpreted "possession" in a way that no referee has ever done before.
|5 days 2 min ago||This was more egregious than||
This was more egregious than the punt return IMO. I guess maybe you could kinda sorta, in some twisted fashion, interpret "possession" the way they did, even though they never interpret it that way in any other context.
But I don't know how much more indisputable you need the evidence to be on the Ebron spot.
|1 week 1 day ago||1. Tigers 2. Lions 3. M||
3. M football
5. M basketball
I'm ignoring the within ten years thing. Just a list of how I view things.
|1 week 3 days ago||UNC should have its||
UNC should have its accreditation put on warning or probation indefinitely, until they can prove they have their shit together and controls in place, not suspended. You can't just yank the rug out. Actual loss of accreditation would probably cause the whole school to collapse.
|1 week 4 days ago||LCACs were a pain in the||
LCACs were a pain in the butt. The old Austin-class boats weren't made for them and had to be rigged with special fenders, and amphib ops took extra long. Fortunately we didn't carry them on deployment. One LCU (and the LCU guys were really good dudes) and a bunch of AAVs. Damn near got killed inside an AAV when it started blowing diesel exhaust inside while I was on a "let's put the JOs in the equipment" ride. I was literally turning tissues black by coughing into them for the next couple hours.
It was pretty cool, though, all things considered. If I'd stayed in for my department head tours I would've tried like hell for a First Lt. ride on an amphib.
|1 week 4 days ago||Nah, I'd say there's someone||
Nah, I'd say there's someone here who's just downvoting everything because he hates the military, but won't downvote the OP so that people don't figure out who he is.
|1 week 4 days ago||My first ship was an amphib||
My first ship was an amphib too - LPD 15. I knew a guy who used to like to create his own "entertainment on the mess decks" by going through the Marine berthings (mainly the ones further down where all he had to do was stick his head down and they'd only hear his voice) and announce "ice cream social, mess decks!"
|1 week 4 days ago||I want.||
|1 week 4 days ago||Jeez. Clark blew past no||
Jeez. Clark blew past no fewer than three blockers to fux up that play. That dude had himself a GAME.
|1 week 4 days ago||There's only a couple things||
There's only a couple things I can say with a straight face and actually believe them. One is that three OC's in three years will ruin our QBs. Well, Morris, mainly. He already looks lost out there. Two is that Mattison is pretty good, and I'd say pretty tough to replace given his resume, attaction to recruits, and overall ability.
I don't care about the great guy stuff or the good-at-recruiting stuff because it tends to imply that you can't find those in the next coach either. The only really worthwhile arguments for keeping a floundering coach involve clear negatives that come out of the transition and losing things you can't easily replace.
|1 week 5 days ago||I second this. Just don't do||
I second this. Just don't do that. It comes across as tacky.
|1 week 5 days ago||I'm'a be there anyway. I won||
I'm'a be there anyway. I won tickets at the Lions game a few weeks ago. I'd sure as hell rather see Michigan than Rutgers.
|1 week 5 days ago||Said the guy who piled up||
Said the guy who piled up 26,000 points in about nine months.
|1 week 5 days ago||I am showing support. You||
I am showing support. You have no idea how badly I want to beat Maryland. That's not mutually exclusive with my right to bitch and moan.
|1 week 5 days ago||I get that not every team has||
I get that not every team has a classic, untouchable look, but every school has colors. When Oregon comes out looking like the Oakland Raiders, or Oklahoma State comes out looking like the Confederate army instead of Barry Sanders's team, or the "Scarlet Knights" decide to have a black-out, it's gotten stupid. Or when Syracuse decides to get in on the gray craze despite gray being one of the colors of their biggest rivals, it's really stupid.
Oregon wore some throwbacks a little while ago and it just looked natural. Seeing that game honestly felt a little like going from one room with a bunch of screaming attention-wanting toddlers banging on every noisemaker they can find, to another where Jimmy Buffett is playing. Even if green and gold isn't the best color combo in the world, it can still look good without resorting to attention-whoring.
|1 week 5 days ago||I feel like the anti-hipster.||
I feel like the anti-hipster. I hated alt-unis before it was cool.
|1 week 5 days ago||I am sick of it. Sometimes I||
I am so glad I'm not the only one who thinks that you ought to be able to know who's playing without being told, because that's pretty much the point of uniforms. Well, I never was the only one - the NFL gets it. But still.
|1 week 6 days ago||Negged for trying to break||
Negged for trying to break first rule of MGoPoints, which is don't talk about MGoPoints.
|1 week 6 days ago||GET A ROOM||
GET A ROOM
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Anyway, Hermione and Harry||
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Inorite? "I don't care that||
Inorite? "I don't care that Mike Maroth is your ace pitcher. Win more."
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Interesting. This sounds||
Interesting. This sounds remarkably like the position Steve Yzerman held with the Wings under Ken Holland. An apprenticeship.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||A more than fair point. He's||
A more than fair point. He's got every right to be even more disappointed in Brandon's ouster than most others. Just disappointed that he doesn't seem willing to accept the bad with the good when it comes to fan involvement. Which I think is a very common thread in the "annoyed former player" comments. They tend to come across as saying "just shut up, pay us our money, and cheer."
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Also, I am just incredibly||
Also, I am just incredibly sick of these former players acting like only they know anything. Mealer gets even less slack than most from me on this because of the incredible amount of support he got from the fans during his time.
I'm always haranguing on how easy it is to get college players fired up about having been disrespected, and how easy it is to foment an us-against-the-world mentality. IMO this happens to be the ugly side of that. I think they're starting to believe it a little too much.