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|2 hours 3 min ago||Didn't you say you were going jogging?||
I'm beginning to doubt your credibility.
|2 hours 9 min ago||The only one expressing embarrassment is you ...||
... I suggest that you explore why.
|2 hours 37 min ago||BTW, not to be interpreted as supporting the thread...||
... which I thought was silly, but didn't make me personally feel all icky and insecure.
|2 hours 40 min ago||Well, when they represent better than an actual grad, yes...||
You really need to tone down the dire self-seriousness. If a random post on a message board reflects on you it can only be because you go mouthing off about it and make yourself look bad in the process.
Jog, take in some fresh SoCal air.
|1 week 13 hours ago||Even this lapsed Catholic still knows how to genuflect ...||
... the head coach of Notre Dame, apparently not. LOL.
|1 week 4 days ago||So foreign to one another that they have the same uniforms...||
This captures the contrivance of market-tested rivalry games perfectly.
BTW, did anyone else think that Oklahoma's uniformz last weekend made them look oddly like Nebraska with the wrong letter(s) on their helmet? Is there any precedent for a white OU helmet?
|1 week 5 days ago||Wonderful. Touch the banner, sir ...||
Thanks for this. Will be out for the Maryland game with my nephew, a newly minted Terrapin, and was honestly more looking forward to the hockey game v. PSU. But will watch the team touch the banner with deepened perspective, now.
Also, thanks for the link to the "Children of Yost" article. I was at that Cornell game, with little conception of what it was starting off. We lived across from Yost on S. State and went to pretty much every home game that year. Caught the bug for M Hockey big when watching Bryan Deasley kick ass in the '87-'88 season, when they were just beginning to demand respect, and earn it.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||And would UFRs become UFOs, telescopically speaking?||
(Under Further Observation).
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Upvotiest thing I've seen all week ...||
|4 weeks 6 days ago||That joke celt me ...||
... Upvote for Oi-rish humor.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Why would it not still be a point toward dispelling the notion?||
They lost on the last play, on the road, in contested circumstances and played well throughout.
Don't know about recruits, but some of my fiercest sports allegiances have been built around painful losses.
Here's one example: The Charles White Game.
This doesn't hurt ND's recruiting at all.
And what signature win has supported Hoke's recruiting the last couple of years.
You're grasping ...
|4 weeks 6 days ago||But his also said Fisher raised hell about it with the refs...||
... which very likely contributed to their calling it the second time. Go to the (illegal) well once, you'll get water. Do it against a coach who knows how to work the refs, and at home no less, you risk getting bitten.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Upvote for scoring as much or more than Michigan the past ...||
... three years.
|5 weeks 4 hours ago||Understand it, just don't feel it.||
Schadenfreude should be for Sparties.
|5 weeks 4 hours ago||Meh. Dislike FSU More, which is amazing...||
... Schadenfreude at ND's expense made much more sense to me in the years (all four I was in Ann Arbor, for instance) when they often were clearly an inferior team but beat us through dumb-ass luck of the "Irish".
The pain we've inflicted on them in more recent years through ridiculous last-gasp wins has taken a lot of that edge off for me.
But very much want FSU, Florida teams generally, and Winston, to suck it.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||The transparent ticket ploy is all part of the "Turnaround in ..||
... Ann Arbor". Can't you see? As in turning around in order to belatedly try and cover his ass with an ignored constituency.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||To read your Sheen-esque diary you'd think we were winning ...||
... or at least consistently competitive (with crap teams).
Also, the bitching well pre-dates the implosion of the past several weeks.
Besides, what's your point? Sure, it's common sense: if you're going to risk alienating fans on multiple fronts, you'd better make sure you at least win the wars on the field. That's the bet Brandon made. He failed. Boo hoo for him.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Well, Brandon, Hoke and Resounding Failure are all mentioned...||
... but the rest of the background detail could have been substantially edited down.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Upvoted for making the comment before me, and showing more ...||
|6 weeks 3 days ago||The longest trail of mastodon footprints can also be found ...||
... just outside of Ann Arbor. Has Manball left the Big House?
|6 weeks 6 days ago||The Brady Hoke seal of approval||
Wonder if Brady can balance a football on his nose.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||This times however many times it "needs to be said"||
If Brandon and the coaching staff have sold recruits on full stadiums and national TV, then it is incumbent upon them to lead and coach well enough to fill the stadium and get TV coverage that is not of the "Outside the Lines: Coaching Ineptitude" variety.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||The players will know this if they're curious enough to find out||
... or if they don't know what's happening already. If they don't get it, then they are insulated enough from the student body at large that they will never get it. Which is fine. They don't have to share the interests of the other students and fans, and are perfectly within rights to pursue their own interests. But it's also fine for the student section to express its dissatisfaction.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||What is the point of this post?||
|7 weeks 4 hours ago||Not his fault, but doesn't sound like he has much heart...||
... the heart has been taken out of this team.
|7 weeks 4 hours ago||I turned down a free ride to Rutgers for Michigan ...||
And wanting real football to watch was more of a reason than I really admitted to myself. College football just does not matter in the New York area unless you're a grad in the city or a student home on break.
It was unbelievable to me that Rutgers was added to the Big Ten, and now it feels fictional (historical fiction?) that they beat us.
As for the fans, if by worst you mean "uninformed, unengaged", very, very true. If you're implying, on the other hand, that they're the worst just because of some intrinsic New Jersey character, that's plain ignorant. I may as well equate Michigan with my experience in Spartan Stadium during the Blake Ezor era.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Just remember not to misspell when making glib spelling jokes ..||
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Hokey Pokey?||
Wouldn't put Gardner in
Wouldn't take Morris out
After a hit on the chin
Because he didn't hear the shouts
We're stuck with Hokey Pokey 'cause Dave Brandon is a lout
That's what it's all about
|7 weeks 3 days ago||I would rather not go back to the Big House ...||
I Started Something I Couldn't Finish
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Unfortunate thing with penguins is they can't fly away ...||
... as requested. Nonetheless, great GIF.