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|6 hours 35 min ago||Taking it nice and easy.||
Taking it nice and easy. Beach, brews, golf, couch. Got a nice little long weekend planned. Hope everyone else enjoys theirs.
|1 day 49 min ago||What about a team like||
What about a team like Louisville? Kind of on the up-and-up, joining the ACC, and a bit of a media darling this year. I doubt they'll sustain this attention or production, but they're a decent major conference team where travel wouldn't be a big issue. I know it doesn't increase the recruiting footprint, but I think that is a little overstated anyway. They wouldn't be my top choice by any means, but they're realistic. It's odd that ACC teams in general aren't being thrown around (minus FSU). Clemson, Miami, GA Tech, VA Tech (I know we already have them scheduled) would also be decent options, if we're putting down the pipe dreams.
EDIT: To be clear, I would prefer the other teams in the poll, but as others have noted, they're pretty unrealistic in the short term. Also, I am on the West Coast, so I would much prefer a PAC12 team personally.
|1 day 4 hours ago||Calm down, Urban [reference||
Calm down, Urban [reference to other thread about Meyer's azz fetish]
|3 days 4 hours ago||You really missed several||
You really missed several opportunities to say, "Look at this photograph" to explain the position... Still, a great and informative post. Thanks!
|4 days 4 hours ago||Since we're doing memes...||
|4 days 6 hours ago||I'm here for the "I had no||
I'm here for the "I had no idea who this guy was" party. I haven't heard any of his music, so I won't sit here and rant about how it sucks, but I was sincerely confused last night when I kept reading about this Miguel on Twitter, especially considering Detroit's Miggy went yard three times. I thought there was some meme or joke I wasn't getting. I also had no idea that the Billboard Music Awards was a thing, so there's that too.
|6 days 23 hours ago||Snobbiness not intended, as||
Snobbiness not intended, as I've drank plenty of Busch Light in my day, but you're drinking Busch Light on vacation? It's vacation! Live a little!
|1 week 1 hour ago||I will be enjoying several||
I will be enjoying several Southern California beers at Petco Park while enjoying the Padres vs. Nationals. Then, who knows...
|1 week 1 day ago||I have a book on my coffee||
I have a book on my coffee table about the Michigan-Notre Dame football rivalry (my girlfriend/co-inhabitant is an ND grad). Correct me if I am wrong, but I don't know of any books written about the Purdue or Michigan State rivalries. Not saying that's a checkmate (there's a book about the Miami-ND rivalry), but the point being there's a history beyond who played who X number of times.
|1 week 1 day ago||Good thing Fred Jackson||
Good thing Fred Jackson wasn't recruiting him. "He's got Jay-Z flow with a Tupac delivery, but better."
|1 week 2 days ago||The good news is that this||
The good news is that this won't be dragged out until we are nauseous. If (for some crazy reason) Peppers goes elsewhere, it's early enough to eye other top targets and evaluate accordingly. Worst case scenario would have been hanging on until the end of the recruiting cycle to find out he is going somewhere else. Nonetheless, I don't think we have to worry about this whole going elsewhere business.
|2 weeks 3 hours ago||Verde is good, but if you||
Verde is good, but if you want to go top shelf, I suggest some Del Scorcho sauce from Del Taco. It pairs nicely with El Toro tequila, if you are on a budget.
|2 weeks 6 hours ago||Just getting started on the||
Just getting started on the Friday morning here on the West Coast. The Wings play right at 5, which makes for a perfect marriage of Friday happy hour and playoff hockey. Pretty pumped.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||The irony of Alfred Taubman||
The irony of Alfred Taubman as the namesake for the Architecture and Urban Planning program is rich. The man is known best for his criminal acts, but just as well as a generic mall developer. It just seems so antithetical to the lessons learned in the program. Not to mention that building on North Campus is one of the most atrocious and uninspiring on campus.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Jeez, what did Slippery Rock||
Jeez, what did Slippery Rock ever do to you?
|3 weeks 4 hours ago||Nothing wrong with Florida,||
Nothing wrong with Florida, but a little variety would be nice. I don't think Florida should be removed from the equation, but putting all of your eggs in the proverbial Floridian basket is a recipe for disinterested fans. Going to the same general place several times a decade isn't for everyone.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I see a difference between||
I see a difference between discussing politcs on this blog (i.e. Thanks O-BUM-A or this is because of the RepubliCAN'Ts) and discussing public policies as they relate to sports. For instance, we talk about Title IX, a lot actually. I think of no politics as regarding left/right, democrat/republican issues. This discussion doesn't have that partisan tilt and it's directly related to sports. I'm open to being wrong though.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Woo Urban Planning grads!||
Woo Urban Planning grads! That's about all I have to contribute.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Wasn't Dave Holmes the||
Wasn't Dave Holmes the runner-up (If anyone still knows of or remembers Dave Holmes)? I feel like I still see him on TV now from time-to-time, more so than any of those other guys not named Carson Daly.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||So they mentioned Robinson,||
So they mentioned Robinson, just not honorably?
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Or yes here he comes.||
Or yes here he comes.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Even without the NFL, the||
Even without the NFL, the future is bright for Kovacs. What a great position he is in. He likely has a chance to compete for a spot on an NFL roster, and worse case scenario, he has a degree from a great university with a proven leadership track record.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||What about Hoke? I could see||
What about Hoke? I could see a mechanic or like the owner of a small town dive bar or diner.
|5 weeks 3 hours ago||I think the confusion came||
I think the confusion came from people reporting them as "middle eastern" because of their "non-white," by American standards, skin tone and features, but technically they are Caucasian if they are Chechen. So, media outlets were accurately reporting two Caucasian males, but the public who saw photos and videos were identifying them as middle eastern. Then again, I could be way off so take that as a crappy answer.
|5 weeks 5 hours ago||In what regard? Unless you||
In what regard? Unless you meant something else...
I know we have had multiple major domestic and international terrorist attacks, manhunts, etc. in the past several decades, but doesn't this seem particularly unique? The fact that I tried watching cable news, and instead found myself ignoring it as background fodder while I followed the event in much more vivid detail via Twitter alone makes this event unique. One of the largest cities in the US is on lockdown during a business day. A suspected international terrorist is riddling a city with bombs as police chase after him, with possibly more suspects involved.
I am a young-ish man, but has anything this bizarre happened since even the inception of MGoBlog? I don't mean as horrific, tragic, bloody or some other measure, but in terms of the oddity and unconventionality of this event. Maybe my young mind is just too ignorant and this is some common event, but I tend to think this is something people will remember for a long time.
|5 weeks 5 hours ago||I sympathize with your point,||
I sympathize with your point, but I feel like this is a once in a decade/generation event that is unfolding. Just in terms of how the media covers such events, I feel like we are witnessing a paradigm shift unfold live. While I would tend to agree with you if this were nearly any other topic, this is something we will likely not see happen in this kind of fashion for a long time. I agree with jdon that this is something I want to discuss with intelligent people in an intelligent forum.
Nonetheless, if this thing goes off the rails into a discussion about the President, race/ethnicity, religious affiliation, etc., then we may have to pull the plug and I will humbly admit that I apparently think too highly of this group.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||ONLY $110 Million?||
ONLY $110 Million? Cheapskate.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||(No subject)|
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I agree with the rest, but I||
I agree with the rest, but I will still argue that Billups for Iverson was a great trade and a ballsy one, and Billups is one of my favorite Pistons ever (and I loathe Iverson). The problem wasn't that trade, but what Joe did with the cap space it created. It was a genius move followed by a series of terrible decisions that wasted all of the positives of that trade.