The nutty Michigan coverage isn't so much about Harbaugh as it is a signal to the Big Ten that Fox wants to party.
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|6 days 2 hours ago||Those whites are still the||
Those whites are still the pinnacle of Michigan road uniforms.
|6 days 4 hours ago||I'm really not wild about the||
I'm really not wild about the white pants. Michigan is maize pants since forever except literally for just two years. Just can't get on board with the white all of a sudden. That said, when you include the complete ditching of uniformzz and the loss of stupid piping on the white jerseys, the change overall is a net positive.
|1 week 15 hours ago||An Englishman, a Scotsman,||
An Englishman, a Scotsman, and an Irishman are each sitting at a bar, with a full pint each. A fly comes and lands in each one's beer.
The Englishman calls the bartender over and asks for another beer, this one's dirty.
The Scotsman scoops the fly out, tosses it aside, shrugs and continues drinking.
The Irishman carefully picks up the fly by the wings, holds it at eye level, and yells, "Spit it out, you bastard, spit it out!"
|1 week 1 day ago||For a marketing genius, he||
|1 week 2 days ago||Michigan football is damn||
Michigan football is damn near meaningless without the Ohio game. It's as if the Indianapolis Motor Speedway said "it's too expensive to host the Indy 500, let's hold it every other year and fill in the gap with more NASCAR races and we'll bring in the 24 Hours of LeMons and a couple dirt track races."
This isn't just losing track of tradition, it's losing track of the whole purpose of the program.
|1 week 2 days ago||I would be all in favor of||
I would be all in favor of whatever efforts it took to revive those profiles. They were a lot of fun to read.
|1 week 2 days ago||I get to root for both the||
I get to root for both the best defensive coach and the best offensive coach in basketball. I fucking love college hoops.
P.S. and both are basically the awesomest individuals and stand-up gentlemen in the whole sport too. I really fucking love college hoops.
|1 week 3 days ago||As a glutton for punishment,||
I think this will be a very easy read, that is, not punishing at all. Because it all comes out right in the end. The RR book was excellent and fascinating but I was really, really pulling for RR to succeed here, it didn't happen, and the book was full of optimism that was tough to take because you knew it didn't end well. This one will be way easier to digest.
Put another way, the good guys lose in Three and Out, but the bad guy loses in Endzone.
|1 week 3 days ago||a "Dame" fan -- read, NOT AN||
You say that like it's a bad thing.
|1 week 3 days ago||I have this green fleece.||
I have this green fleece. Whenever I wear it my brother reacts in semi-mock horror about the color green. I always tell him I refuse to let some stinky little rival school take full ownership of, or ruin, an entire perfectly good color.
|1 week 4 days ago||Yes.||
|1 week 6 days ago||I bet that happens more often||
I bet that happens more often than we realize, it's just, the B1G isn't going to run to the media every time they screw up, and the schools aren't going to broadcast it every time the B1G gives them a mea culpa because they'll probably get fewer mea culpas that way. When the media makes a stink over something, the conference might then say something more publicly, but this one obviously got lost in much bigger hoopla.
|1 week 6 days ago||I want book.||
I want book.
|1 week 6 days ago||Yay our fourth stringers that||
Yay our fourth stringers that won't make the team are better than your fourth stringers that won't make the team.
|2 weeks 4 hours ago||Not convinced it's actually||
Not convinced it's actually black....likely more like a dark matte gray.
|2 weeks 15 hours ago||NASCAR-wise, practically||
NASCAR-wise, almost anyone not in a Toyota.
|2 weeks 21 hours ago||For the life of me I can't||
For the life of me I can't understand why anyone would root for one particular player over another, barring some incredible extenuating circumstances. "Rudock failed in the past" is an especially lousy reason.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Another vote for this one.||
Another vote for this one. But don't stop in the '90s, it goes through to at least 2002.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Let's just go with a top five||
Let's just go with a top five in more or less any order: Denard, Woodson, Desmond, Hart, and Tyronthony-Chris Wheathomperry.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||You mean California looked||
You mean California looked awesome in Grosse Pointe Blank.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Not every veteran, only those||
Not every veteran, only those who put in 20 years or more, and there's certainly no evidence veterans ever did any bargaining for it.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||If we start talking about||
If we start talking about "fair market value" then the incredibly vast majority of college athletes are going to have to start paying for the privilege. The number of college athletes who are compensated below a level commensurate with the money they generate, it pales in comparison to the athletes compensated far above that.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Yes, yes, on some occasions.||
Yes, yes, on some occasions.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Way to live up to your end of||
Way to live up to your end of the bargain.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Very random: Muhsin Muhammad,||
Very random: Muhsin Muhammad, WR for MSU and the Panthers, sat across from me at some airport terminal one time. I wouldn't have known him from Adam except he had in tow some family members and a biggish entourage of small children, all running around in Carolina Panthers #87 jerseys and calling the biggest member of the family "Uncle Moose."
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Find someone's style that you||
You'd be wasting your time simply copying someone else's style. If there's a format you like and a style you like, try it on for size, but don't spend much time fitting your content to it. Fit style to content, not the other way round. If you're gonna do something the same as someone else, you'll have to do it better. When I started my own blog there were two other bloggers where I looked at their stuff and said, "hey, I could write like that." As it turns out I couldn't, but it didn't mean I couldn't do something worth doing anyway.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Rousey. To see if I could||
Rousey. To see if I could last longer than that dumb Brazilian gal.
|3 weeks 19 hours ago||The first thought that came||
The first thought that came to my mind, exactly.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||I am not at all with Smith on||
I am not at all with Smith on this one. He's a complete and total dickhead and deserved to get punched. He charged a much lower-paid teammate $600 to appear at camp, welshed on it, and didn't pay the money back. If the funeral conflicted with camp then that's a good reason to skip, otherwise, I'm not buying it - what did he do, stay home and observe a widow's mourning period? And either way pay the goddamn money back and when the guy asks you to, don't shove a finger in his face. Fuck Smith.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Oddly, never been to a||
Oddly, never been to a Michigan bowl game.
Been to one UVA bowl game, where the stadium personnel in Charlotte sent someone aaaallll the way to the top row to scold me for standing on top of the last seat row to take pictures of the city over top of the stadium wall. Won the game, though. Held Larry Fitzgerald to one catch for like eight yards, if I recall right.
Been to three Purdue games (my brother is a Boilermaker), one in Orlando as payback for him coming to the UVA game, and where he got to experience firsthand what shitheads Maryland fans are. Two others because, hey, Motor City Bowl.
And then went to the Motor City Bowl last year too, which is now the Quick Lane Bowl, on account of my Lions seats got called as the winning seats to score four free tickets to the bowl game. OK, cool, I'll go watch UNC and Rutgers. Should I root for the school that hands out fake diplomas or the school that has no business in the Big Ten? Not an easy call.