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|2 weeks 2 days ago||The womens 1x where the USA's||
The womens 1x where the USA's entrant almost got swamped and almost caught a crab ("a little digger" Mary Whipple squeaked) are tough conditions. Not what you want to see as par for the course in an international event.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||And offer him a dilly bar for||
And offer him a dilly bar for a sideline snack?
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Only if decepticons get down voted.||
Only if decepticons get down voted.
|6 weeks 16 hours ago||My son currently does||
My son currently does that...and he is fascinated by clocks so he points them out quite loudly every time he sees one in public.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Free three month scout||
Free three month scout subscription with the purchase of two refreshing Coca Cola products from your local retailer.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I just watched the highlights||
I just watched the highlights a few days ago--the muffed punt was good luck but Hackenberg by the end wanted no part of Michigan's D. He actually came off the field on 4th down late in the game and had to be sent back on to go for it.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||MIT would probably be more||
MIT would probably be more competitive than in the Eastern Conference in rowing but not by much.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||And now he can look forward||
And now he can look forward to a lateral move out of Jimmy Johns since they got rid of the noncompetes for sandwich engineers.
|9 weeks 21 hours ago||Any berths on the Olympic||
Any berths on the Olympic team are impressive, but I've always found the small boats extra impressive. Maybe because there is no lightweight 8 in the Olympics and I have a sense as a distant observer how intense the men's lightweight competition is. On the women's side it is likely even more intense with the proliferation of collegiate women's teams.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Even women's teams only have||
Even women's teams only have 40 at the high end, and that is very high.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Rowing is a walk-on heavy||
Rowing is a walk-on heavy sport, and there are some good hs programs in Ohio. As a result, a very good club team could catch lightning in a bottle and beat a few teams at IRAs (the varsity national championship). However, even though men's heavyweight rowing has gotten more competitive as women's rowing has grown in popularity (only need one boathouse, set of rowing machines...but separate boats though), I would be shocked if Michigan could make the petite finals on a consistent basis.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||What about a sixth chance||
What about a sixth chance after the fifth dead hooker (allegedly)?
|18 weeks 5 days ago||Next he will be Judge Judy's||
Next he will be Judge Judy's bailiff in a special episode filmed at Cracker Barrel. Where Greg Sankey is the defendant.
|19 weeks 4 days ago||Maybe this wasn't really||
Maybe this wasn't really about Michigan--the SEC was concerned about the growing trend of cupcakes, you know, actually winning games.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||Report: IBD. Am on phone so can't post link but per Twitter.||
Report: IBD. Am on phone so can't post link but per Twitter.
|19 weeks 6 days ago||One reason may be that this||
One reason may be that this season may well have gone better without Caris and Spike injuries. Also, although there were no real bad losses, it was head-scratching why we could beat Maryland and Purdue at home (and almost Maryland on the road) among others but look so bad against Iowa and MSU. To me it was the disappointment of inconsistency.
|20 weeks 5 days ago||Good for Hoke. It looks like a lot more than 40 pounds.||
Good for Hoke. It looks like a lot more than 40 pounds.
|21 weeks 7 hours ago||More like nice||
More like nice owner...although I know the board gets surly when it comes to Chicago teams, fans of teams in Michigan don't have to look far for parallel examples of poor ownership.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||Well, I for one certainly||
Well, I for one certainly didn't foresee Michigan having a better winning percentage than MSU in the tourney.
|27 weeks 3 days ago||Agreed, and my point about it||
Agreed, and my point about it being weird that accusations of being a "Walmart Wolverine" on a Michigan blog still stands no matter where WD goes to school.
|27 weeks 3 days ago||It is a bit strange on a||
It is a bit strange on a Michigan blog for one fan to call another a Walmart Wolverine, but it goes from strange to really strange when the target is a current student.
|27 weeks 5 days ago||Eschewing the more obvious||
Eschewing the more obvious and literal joke, I nominate Purdue for Ralphie's little brother.
|27 weeks 5 days ago||Well, I'm sure Kansas||
Well, I'm sure Kansas basketball's participation in the world university games over summer vacation will prevent the Big 12 commish from piling on /s
|27 weeks 5 days ago||He must have been thinking so||
He must have been thinking so hard about the question "is our children learning" that he forgot to object to all of the mean, nasty requirements on Clemson's football program in the two weeks before the national championship and the winter break before the quarterfinals.
|27 weeks 5 days ago||Yeah, at times Kornheiser and||
Yeah, at times Kornheiser and Wilbon are vanishingly few steps above Bayless and Smith...but this is how narratives start. First a contrarian challenges the conventional wisdom (SEC #1 you guys) because it gets attention. Then a contrarian decides to say it repeatedly because it starts a conversation (even if that mostly means other more "serious" types rejecting the challenge to the narrative) and gets them attention. If Harbaugh has success over time, the Harbaugh-in-the-SEC's-Head narrative looks more and more plausible, and stops being a contrarian viewpoint.
|27 weeks 6 days ago||Uh, Sankey, perhaps you||
Uh, Sankey, perhaps you should be crusading against Ivy League non-revenue sports (wait aren't they all lulz) that have winter or spring break training trips in much better weather. And those poor student athletes aren't even on scholarship. Is nobody in the Ivy League thinking of the childrenes's edukation?!?!??!
|28 weeks 7 hours ago||I guess somebody took Hugh||
I guess somebody took Hugh Freeze up on his offer to report any evidence of violations. Call him McGruff the Crime Dog...
|28 weeks 3 days ago||Brady Hoke had a great first||
Brady Hoke had a great first year and went way downhill from a program that was (in his first year) five years removed from playing a No. 1 vs No. 2 in the penultimate game. John Beilein took a program that hadn't been to the tournament since sanctions and went to the elite eight in back-to-back years, playing a competitive national championship the year before.
|29 weeks 19 hours ago||I think you are getting at||
I think you are getting at the difference in colloquial uses of "crazy." Just because Harbaugh (or many other elite and non-elite coaches) is obsessive about football and winning does not make him out of control or unable to be rational/calculating. I suppose it is easy to mistake exuberance (or enthusiasm unknown to mankind as the case may be) with a lack of inhibition, but that clearly isn't the case with Harbaugh or most other elite coaching performers.
|29 weeks 2 days ago||Did J Leman and Ricky Stanzi||
Did J Leman and Ricky Stanzi just make post-grad transfers? USA! USA!