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- The school president cares not for your ball-throwy games
- The AD is inept, except at collecting money, which is about to change
- There are major cultural issues with the athletic department
- The new coach would need complete autonomy to do what needs to be done, he won't have it
|9 weeks 5 days ago||My favs||
Ip man - 2008
Ip man 2 - 2010
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Michigan Tuition||
My last year at Michigan was $29,400 and that was in 1996. How expensive is it these days?
edit: I should clarify that included room & board.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||Thanks For the Memories||
Carson has been and will probably always be the gold standard in late night. Letterman was always charming in a kind of "also ran" kind of way. Clearly a number two, but he did quite well for himself after Carson retired.
I could probably count on one hand the number of times I found his top ten list funny. But his guest interviews were good and sometimes great. I also liked his band. His comedy wasn't for everyone, but he entertained a hell of a lot of people.
I wish him the best and I'm sure we'll see him on the late night circuit doing interviews and whatnot.
|17 weeks 3 days ago||Well||
Other than having no basis in reality whatsoever. The parable works incredibly well.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||Wow...||
Does Canham really need that much work? I'm sure it could use some love but holy shit. To think we used to lift weights in the basement and do drylands on the concourse. That S&C center is just absurd.
Kids are so spoiled these days.
That being said If they approve that Canham renovation I may have to travel back just to see it when it's done. It does look amazing on paper.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||This||
A thousand times this. Get out there, meet people, network, start your company or fund whatever bright guy/idea shop you are interested in. The most powerful relationships I have in business all came after school, not during.
|28 weeks 5 days ago||Iowa City||
I remember swimming at the old IC field house and immediately thought....they are holding the B10 champs THERE!?!?
They must have finished the renovations. Still not as nice as Canham though. :)
|31 weeks 6 days ago||Meanwhile||
In State College Tonight:
|31 weeks 6 days ago||PennLive||
Tells you everything you need to know about Penn State and it's culture of pedophile enabling alums and fans.
Fuck all of them.
|37 weeks 3 days ago||Thanks for posting OP||
"Most of the Blue Devils didn't own a tie. Even those who did didn't have anyone at home to show them how to tie it. Some of the guys' dads came to games to cheer and brag about their boys. But of the 49 players, only eight had full-time fathers."
God that is just so unbelievably sad.
|38 weeks 4 days ago||Didn't See This Mentioned||
But what makes it so remarkable is he is doing behind the worst OL in the NFL
|43 weeks 6 days ago||Mack Brown||
Just said the stupidest fucking thing I've ever heard. The pressure is on MSU!?
|44 weeks 5 days ago||Who cares||
I can't even enjoy their loss because Winston is such a shitbag. The term insufferable comes to mind.
|47 weeks 15 hours ago||Facts||
Arizona prior to RR : 4-8
1st Year: 8-5 + win over #10 USC
2nd Year: 8-5 + win over #5 Oregon
3rd Year: 5-0 + win over #2 Oregon
Sure looks like he is primed for three consecutive seasons better than Hoke's.
Funny how he's been able to replicate his success everywhere he's been EXCEPT HERE.
|47 weeks 16 hours ago||Agree 100%||
Post of the Year
|47 weeks 5 days ago||Kickstarter||
Get it on kickstarter and I will be your first funder.
edit: I'm not kidding
|47 weeks 5 days ago||The Shane Morris episode was||
The Shane Morris episode was an absolute fucking disgrace. The likes of which I have never witnessed before.
Hoke should be fired immediately.
|48 weeks 2 days ago||Harbaugh isn't coming to Michigan||
Harbaugh has tasted success in the NFL and if things don't work out in SF and he has a spectacularly shitty season, he will have 6-7 teams driving the Brinks truck up his driveway to take over their franchise. For an ego like his, I can't imagine him being satisfied as Super Bowl runner up. Especially after Pete Carroll just got one.
He's not coming here. Not even under the premise of "rebuilding" the program and then heading back to the NFL later. He is there, he can coach, and he's better than 85% of the coaches currently in the league. One more time....with feeling, he's NOT coming here.
|48 weeks 5 days ago||Institutional Issues - As Others have Mentioned||
Prevent this from being a top flight job imo:
|48 weeks 5 days ago||He looks better than Morris.||
He looks better than Morris.
|48 weeks 5 days ago||It's Been Said Before||
But I'll say it again:
We basically have the opposite of Rich Rod now. A total dumpster fire of awfulness on offense and a good defense.
So frustrating to see as a fan, is it fucking impossible for us to have nice things and get a coaching crew that can manage to do BOTH at the same time?
|48 weeks 5 days ago||Acceptance||
I finally snapped and reached acceptance after this year's ND game.
|50 weeks 4 days ago||My bad||
|50 weeks 4 days ago||"The Day The Music Died" -||
"The Day The Music Died" - Don McClean
|50 weeks 5 days ago||Yup||
|51 weeks 5 days ago||Those Inuries||
|1 year 1 week ago||Holy cow||
That swimming locker room.....is epic. Light years ahead of what we have now.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||This Thread||
Started well with the OP. Then died a quick death when Trolly McTrollerson pulled the man card ....card.
To address the troll. Michigan has quite a few swimmers at the US Senior Nationals. This is notable because we routinely field one of the best collegiate swim teams in the country and have done so since 1982. In much the same manner that I now pay attention to Jacksonville to see if Denard gets some carries, I will watch swimming over golf to watch Michigan swimmers swim fast.
If you can't appreciate the tradition of Michigan's non revenue sports excelling and think that watching those athletes over pro golfers is somehow effeminate..... I'm not sure what to tell you.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||Crushing||
Absolutely heartbreaking news this morning. Arguably the best hitter in the game. He conducted himself with class and humility, took ridiculous amounts of time to chat with fans and sign autographs, stayed with one team his whole career and was an incredible mentor to SDSU players as a manager.
Nobody meant more to the San Diego community and he is gone much much too soon.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Players know the risk of||
Players know the risk of injury when they sign up to play football or any other sport for that matter. I sustained a permanent injury while swimming at Michigan which now provides me with the gift of chronic headaches (especially in cold weather). Shit happens. I wouldn't expect the school to cover me for life. I would simply expect them to make every reasonable effort to fix the problem (which they did).
Theoretically, watch how fast high schools drop football if the proposed medical coverage rules went into effect. Coverage for life? As an AD I would just drop the program.
The *only* exception to this rule would be if the athelete sustained an injury which will prevent them from getting work or performing manual labor jobs. I.E. they are disabled.