"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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|12 hours 59 min ago||They both redshirt ed as||
They both redshirt ed as freshman. Darboh was injured before the start of his redshirt freshman season and did not play in any games that year.
|1 day 11 hours ago||Zimmerman WAR has been at||
Zimmerman WAR has been at least 3 each of the past 5 seasons.
|1 day 16 hours ago||We will see Glasgow play next||
We will see Glasgow play next fall.
|1 week 5 days ago||Stanford hasn't offered.||
Stanford hasn't offered.
|1 week 6 days ago||Agreed. Who cares if they are||
Agreed. Who cares if they are the best team in the country, they shouldn't even be eligible to be ranked without a ccg.
And there should only be one team allowed per conference. Yeah, it's possible to have 2 of the top 4 teams from the same conference, but I prefer not to have logic apply when it comes to the playoff rankings.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||No chance FSU finishes above||
No chance FSU finishes above UM if they both finish with two losses.
Michigan is already ahead, and a win over OSU is bigger than a win against Florida, so there's no chance FSU would jump them, and that's before a conference championship against Iowa.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||According to Forbes, Brady||
According to Forbes, Brady makes around 6 mill a year in endorsements.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||They should have won the||
They should have won the championship in 99.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||RJS is gone after this year.||
RJS is gone after this year.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Unless of course, they're a||
Unless of course, they're a top 4 team.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Davis is not a FB.||
Davis is not a FB.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Baliatico is the most||
Baliatico is the most delusional writer on 247.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Don't want to make Peppers||
Don't want to make Peppers have to throw while rolling left, that is difficult for a qb, let alone somebody who is primarily a defensive player.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||While your point is true, it||
While your point is true, it is not relevant in this case, because you do not have to put any money down to get past the paywall.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Why are you comparing low||
Why are you comparing low level workers with college players? Low level workers get paid minimum wage because their job requires little skill or talent, and could reasonably be done by any adult with a little training.
College football players, on the other hand, are highly skilled, trained, and talented, they are part of the elite top 1% in their field. One college football player also has a significantly larger impact on revenue than any low level worker at McDonalds.
I own a digital marketing agency and consult with local busineeses. I generally charge 3-4 times what my local competitors charge for the same service. I am able to do so because I am better than them and deliver better results. In a free market, when you can provide an elite service, you earn the right to charge more for your service.
College football players provide something that very few people can. This makes them incredibly valuable and in very high demand. All you have to do is look at the resources athletic departments and coaching staffs invest in recruiting players to see how valuable they are to the school and team. I don't think anybody spends years recruiting people to work the drive thru at McDonald's.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Would just be a waste, it's||
Would just be a waste, it's not like players who use steroids are gonna shoot up in front of everybody, and it would be impossible to keep track of every player and their parents/families/friends at all times, which is the only way you could ever track illegal payments.
The NCAA is a joke because they have no legal authority. They are well aware of all the cheating going on, but they can't do anything about it because they can't subpoena an individual or university. It's hard to prove wrongdoing when both parties involved have no incentive to confess, and that's pretty much the only way they can prove wrongdoing.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Should they also revoke any||
Should they also revoke any scholarship offer to any other student that earns additional income?
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I can't find a source for it||
I can't find a source for it online, but I remember when I was young I read a michigan football history book, which stated that the rules back then made it so that the team who scored would receive the kickoff and keep possession.
And this was before the forward pass as well.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Peppers!||
|11 weeks 1 day ago||It's because his "facts" are||
It's because his "facts" are not actually facts.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||The OP was so bad nobody||
The OP was so bad nobody commented on the misspelling of a former players name until the 29th post.
Pretty impressive really.
|1 year 24 weeks ago||During this 6-16 stretch, the||
During this 6-16 stretch, the offense has averaged 3.46 runs per game.
That is abysmal, they haven't scored enough for the Tigers to be an above .500 team, even if the starting rotation was pitching like they did last year.
|1 year 24 weeks ago||Yeah, Hannibal defintely has||
Yeah, Hannibal defintely has that in its favor, in terms of not having some boring/horrible characters.
GoT obviously has to cover a lot of different plots/storylines so inevitably there are going to be some characters that just take away from the show.
In Hannibal, it seems like at least one of Will, Jack, or Hannibal is in every scene, and they're all good characters.
I'm just surprised a show like it is on NBC, can't remember the last time I would rate a show on one of the major networks as one of the best on air.
|1 year 24 weeks ago||How was the 4th season of||
How was the 4th season of Boardwalk Empire?
I saw the first two episodes and haven't finished yet.
I almost gave up on the show during the third season, which was painful to watch at times, before the final two or three episodes where it ended strong.
|1 year 24 weeks ago||Yeah, Hannibal is great, I||
Yeah, Hannibal is great, I was pretty surprised by how good it was.
It's not better than GoT, but probably the 2nd best show currently airing.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Same. 40 minutes of non-stop||
40 minutes of non-stop action will never make for great viewing, it's simply not possible.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||The dude has a 169 wRC+ this||
The dude has a 169 wRC+ this year.
I'm fine with saying that he doesn't have any room to improve upon what he's done, because at this level, he is an elite, top 5 hitter, and there's not much room to improve at that level.
Brian Hunter (whichever one you're talking about) was a below league average hitter.
You are either severly overrating Brian Hunter (by assuming he was an all-star caliber hitter) or are severly underrating Stanton, who has been a top 10 hitter in all of baseball since 2011.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Stats like xFIP and SIERA are||
Stats like xFIP and SIERA are far more accurate for predicting future performance than past ERA.
This isn't some opinion, research has proven it to be true.
So when looking to project future performance, you should look at those stats, and not ERA, which is a very poor predictor of future ERA.
The fact is, sabermetrics are more valuable than the basic stats you learn growing up. There is a reason every single MLB team has sabermetric departments, because they provide a far more accurate way to evaluate not only past performance, but also to project future performance.
Here are some articles which demonstrate that these stats are more useful than ERA in predicting future performance:
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Avila has hit 5th for a grand||
Avila has hit 5th for a grand total of 3 PAs this season.
He's primarily been the 7th (88 PAs), or 8th (50 PAs) hitter this season.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Getting rid of Doug Fister||
Getting rid of Doug Fister and not getting fair value in return was a mistake.