this week in unintentionally grim-sounding recruiting headlines
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|1 week 3 days ago||Assembly Hall||
UM/IU hoops at Assembly Hall. Lower bowl tickets, under the overhang, made it impossible to see the scoreboard or, honestly, anything above the rim. Plus, the IU faithful are a pretty "interesting" bunch.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||MSU - 55% (because I didn't||
MSU - 55% (because I didn't think it through before marrying my MSU grad wife and noticing her irrational desire to live in EL); and
OSU - 45% (because, amongst other things, their fans poop in coolers).
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Hellcat||
Definitely a Dodge Challenger Hellcat. Not only is the gas mileage unbelievable, but where else can you find a car with a stock color that Adidas would claim is maize?
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Morning's Featured Group||
I didn't get a chance to watch FoxSports1, but was able to stream the morning's featured group of Mickelson, Watson and Cabrera via the US Open official website. While the play of the golfers, and the views of the course, were fantastic, the color team of Tim Brando and Mark Brooks left a lot to be desired. It seemed like they were always at odds with each other (even down to the comments Brando made over and over again about lefties having a course advantage over righties which was likely due, primarily, to Brando being a lefty). Natalie Gulbis did a fine job and had a lot of indepth knowledge about the course and the types of shots required.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah, that is an insane||
Yeah, that is an insane amount of crown moulding. Not the skinny strips either.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Island||
I was about to ask how the lawn crew manages to mow the grass on the island situated in the middle of the pond...until I saw the picture of the kayaks.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Double? It's Friday, let's||
Double? It's Friday, let's make it a triple!
|8 weeks 6 days ago||You couldn't because, you||
You couldn't because, you know, of the camouflage.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Selfishly, I just wanted to||
Selfishly, I just wanted to have the only kid in school to have a first name of Tshimanga.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Fowler's tee shot on the 4th||
Fowler's tee shot on the 4th playoff hole (#17) was nothing short of amazing. Great tournament!
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Unless, of course, you are a||
Unless, of course, you are a teacher (which I am not, but many of my friends are)...in which case, a 3 month vacation is almost here and it's time to brag about it.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Being a glutton for||
Being a glutton for punishment, I decided to watch the emedded video of Brown's workout...huge mistake. I guess it's now time to call it a day and do some day-drinking.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Well...||
this sucks. While it is alway nice to see us in the final group for these top tier athletes, my mental and physical health definitely takes a little bit of hit each time they choose another school. Oh well, I guess that's part of being a diehard sports fan.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||But...but...but...what about||
But...but...but...what about the saying that the customer is always right?!?
|14 weeks 3 days ago||Nice||
A Maryland kid wearing Michigan gear is never a bad thing. It's even better when the kid is a stud football player at DeMatha.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||C-bus||
I cannot recall exactly where I was at the time (I have to believe it was somewhere deep in Nascar country), but I witnessed several impatient adults decide that, in lieu of waiting for the portajohns to become unoccupied, they would use instead use coolers in which to relieve their internal "baggage". Needless to say, the site of this was bad, but the resulting smell was even worse.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||It's been 17 years already.||
It's been 17 years already. Wow, I feel old. Thanks for that. Now, get off my lawn.
|18 weeks 3 hours ago||DO NOT, I repeat, DO NOT||
DO NOT, I repeat, DO NOT perform a Google image search of the words "POV" and "conflated". You will end up getting some very suspicious looks from those in the tech department and it could cost you your job.
|19 weeks 2 hours ago||Absolutely! A true pocket||
Absolutely! A true pocket passing gunslinger with the ability to make all of the throws with both arms and who can make you miss with his legs. Sounds great to me!
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Yahoo!||
I've used Yahoo! in the past and, based on my early exits each year, I think I'm going to go with umbig11's simulation results this year.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Malzone||
While Malzone is only a freshman, he is a winner and will do whatever it takes to win. Sure, Speight's height gives him an advantage, but Malzone just seems to have it. Much like that Brees fellow.
|22 weeks 3 hours ago||The White fumble-td was an||
The White fumble-td was an atrocious call, but the no-call on the Desmond Howard trip is right up there since (a) it cost us a W against Sparty and (b) it happened on our own field.
|22 weeks 22 hours ago||Whatever the point of the||
Whatever the point of the question was (if any), it sure made for one of the best responses that I've read in quite a long time.
|23 weeks 39 min ago||Interview||
I've conducted various interviews of applicants of the law school I attended, but never undergrad. I've always believed that the main goal of each interview was to determine what skills and attributes the applicant possessed that are unique and valuable, and which will likely be of great benefit to the school. My first few questions usually focus on the non-academic background of the applicant, in an attempt to understand where the applicant is coming from, and then I delve into what the applicant feels will be the greatest benefit from receiving a degree from this institution and what obstacles (other than admittance) the applicant feels will need to overcome in order to be successful at the school.
|23 weeks 1 hour ago||Awesome!||
This can only help with Harbaugh's future recruiting efforts. Plus, maybe Suh can help our d-line bring some nastyness next season.
|23 weeks 18 hours ago||Your boy Darryl reminds me of||
Your boy Darryl reminds me of this cat named Fleming I went to UM with. Kid loved his weed. He would smoke it practically everyday...and when his boys would come up from some suburb an hour north of Detroit, that's when things would get CRAZY!
|23 weeks 18 hours ago||Draw||
Man, if I was a high school quarterback being recruited by Harbaugh, it would have to take some extraordinary circumstances for me not to commit...immediately. I simply cannot think of a better college coach to prepare a QB for success at the collegiate and professional level than Harbaugh. Plus, as Winston and Petty point out, the facilities we have to offer are second to none.
|23 weeks 18 hours ago||Dawson Dunk||
Ugh, that Dawson throwdown has been scorched into my memory...and I have my wife (a Spartan Alum) to thank for that. She made it a point on more than one occassion to show me replays of just how amazing that dunk was.
|23 weeks 19 hours ago||Great Article||
It really shows the level of disregard that Brandon had for our university. Instead of valuing all of the great (non-monetary) things the school and its various sports programs had to offer, he made it clear that his primary goal was to improve the bottom line at all costs. My guess is that he was using his job as AD to prove he had what it takes to be Governor/Senator of this state.
I, for one, am glad he is gone.
|23 weeks 19 hours ago||Correct||
It looks like you are right. Ole Miss is (at this point in the recruiting period) Patterson's school of choice.