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|3 days 4 hours ago||TwitPic by Pulitzer-Prize-winning Michigan alum David Turnley!||
Those who leave come back.
[Turnley not responsible for the squashed effect.]
|4 days 32 min ago||The Michigan Band originated the script Ohio||
at a home game to honor their guests. [You band historians can authenticate this, and exactly when. And whether it was to honor or troll.]
OSU's insistence on using the "The" came later, but I wouldn't want Michigan State called "Michigan" -- so I'm with adding at least the State to the Red School Below the Border. (Out of respect for The Ohio University, of course.)
|6 days 1 hour ago||Was thinking of posting something obsessing||
about whether it means anything that Brian's taking his official visit to D.C. before his official visit to NYC.
But I had second thoughts.
|1 week 4 days ago||My guess is the kids are going to like him.||
|1 week 6 days ago||But PeeWee was told he could stay on scholarship||
though medicaled. He transferred because he wanted to play, despite the UofM staff telling him it wasn't advisable medically.
As for believing it's "basically impossible to be to remain academically eligible and not get your degree in 4 years given that players also attend summer sessions." Isn't it true that lots of guys choose to spread out their classes and take less credits each year so they can do well academically despite all the athletic demands on their time? Of course that assumes they get that extra year to work for their degree.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Was thinking it was a rear-view Barbie Doll||
Very long-waisted torso with tiny waist and hips.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Are those guys not really All Big Ten||
Are those guys not really All Big Ten because the Big Ten really has.... Wait. How many teams are there now?
Pedants obviously have no place in the New Big Ten-or-More.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Who else feels really old||
reading WD agonizing about feeling old?
|4 weeks 5 hours ago||Wash-ing Keith-ton...||
Shifting syllables along with positions?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Yes. And possibly going back||
From great article about his background, current life and future plans (well worth reading) in MLive article linked below in mgo.licio.us (oh, okay-- here too):
Two engineering degrees and the great work of his foundation promise he'll be comfortable doing something useful wherever he goes.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Another couple dos:||
1. Wear sunscreen.
2. Tell Harbaugh to wear sunscreen. Please.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Pharaohs are mere humans!||
These guys are both Egyptian Gods and Saints!
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Michigan tradition||
(see: Elliot Mealer.) Good to know it applies even to athletic injuries.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||He'd already visited Ann Arbor with a classmate||
and he was told he should come to their Prattville camp so they could evaluate him further. Apparently they liked what they saw. And he liked what he'd seen of Michigan, so he pulled the trigger (with an enthusiasm unknown to... well, more known now).
|8 weeks 2 days ago||And that's the kind of kid we can get excited about||
The diamond in the rough we watch proving all the doubters wrong. (See linked article above mentioning guys Saban thinks aren't big enough for linebacker.) And who wants to play school as well.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||This quote seems pretty relevant to this thread||
A good read.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Gosh. I feel so old and out of touch.||
In my day, the guys with big tattoos hung out with motorcycle gangs and didn't have actual parents (or at least wouldn't admit to it). The guys in the parents' basement wore dingy T-shirts and sneakers (not to be confused with athletic shoes or trainers, which were a bit too new-fangled to find their way down to the basement).
Or so I'm told.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||And no comment from the commentators||
Guess the networks can't use that protective mini-delay used for most live events due to the gambling?
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Grammar/Spelling Nazi is Torn||
Dealer Camel, you are unfortunately too educated and have spelled Pharaoh correctly. (Upvoted you accordingly.)
However, the horse's name is American Pharoah as in the OP. It was accidentally misspelled when registered and now must remain as is. Will refrain from suggesting this contributes further to the dumbing down of America.
Either way, sure is a damn fine beautiful horse!
|8 weeks 3 days ago||You're absolutely right||
Guess I was just thinking that if it wasn't as serious as headlines implied , and/or that the prognosis was good, the patient or family would be eager for the public to know and give the hospital permission.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Checked for updates on her condition this morning||
From the Boston Globe:
Don't want to speculate, but it seems if she was doing better they'd say so.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Gardner switched to WR because everybody said he should||
and he thought it would give him a better chance to play. He'd switched for the good of the team at Michigan (and yes, to get actual playing time), and then switched back to the position he'd trained for. He worked out as a WR, showed he was willing to switch and work at getting better, then P'burgh says, "Hey, let's see what you can do at QB." Apparently they think enough of him and what they've seen so far to give him a shot. And he's probably thrilled for the chance.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||I had to wait for the error message to go away to upvote you!||
I couldn't take my eyes off that! Kept wondering why the paw didn't claw the hand...
|9 weeks 3 days ago||And if you've played in the Big House||
You're equipped to deal with loud noises.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||One of my favorite players||
And now impetus for my favorite punsters.
Turns out Tai's in on the joke (for the humorless one who negged Magnus-- unless he's just a regular Magnus nemesis):
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Be sure to watch the video. Kleenex moment.||
If he can do it... Time to stop the inner debates and get down to work. Much, much easier work.
Thanks for posting.
|10 weeks 23 hours ago||My dad too in WWI, but in the Philippines||
He was a refugee from Nazi Germany, got out just in time right out of medical school, getting a Master's at Michigan-- which saved his life in more than one way (long story). When the U.S. entered the war, he and his older brother, an engineer, immediately volunteered to serve, Dad in the Philippines as a medical officer and his brother in Europe (in the OSS). They both survived, but we can only imagine what they saw and experienced along the way and how many of their fellows never returned.
Our world today is dealing with the same kind of insanity that would not have ended without the men of WWII, and few of us today would have the courage and dedication to willingly put our lives on the line to fight this new version of global insanity.
So, OP, thanks to you and for reminding us that it's a good day to remember.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||All this excellence is exhausting!||
From their Facebook page:
"National Champs! ROW BLUE!"
|10 weeks 2 days ago||So, so impressive.||
Straight wins, pulling it out in the 9th... Who needs double elimination?
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Is Gametracker right?||
EDIT: And several emphatic WOW!!!s. WIsh I could have seen it happen.